Virginia City rallies to support MHC

Virginia City government officials and concessionaires are relieved because the Montana Heritage Commission (MHC) is one step closer to ensuring management of its properties does not change hands and move to Helena.

After a Sept. 10 meeting in Helena, the Environmental Quality Council (EQC) unanimously voted to support SJR4, a proposed bill intended to assist the MHC in changing some of its government statutes.

“[The bill] would help streamline our agency and make it more efficient,” MHC executive director Elijah Allen said. “The proposed bill was reviewed by the EQC committee and was unanimously approved as a committee to send as a proposed bill [to the legislature] in January.”

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Though the Ennis football team cruised to an easy victory over Broadview-Lavina during their first conference game on Aug. 29, the 46 – 6 final score does not count as a win for the Mustangs.

“During [the game] we played an ineligible player,” Superintendent John Overstreet told The Madisonian. “Football players must have 12 practices before playing in a football contest. The player in question only had 11 practices.”

Curious to hear what that means for the team? Check out the full article here: http://digital.madisoniannews.com/sub/account_login.asp