The Madison County Commissioners hosted their quarterly interagency meeting on Oct. 5 at the fire hall and community center in Alder. Representatives from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, United States Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Madison County Emergency Management and the commissioners’ office were all present.
Students experience an outdoor classroom during annual Kids’ River Resource Day
After breaking ground on the home of the new Ruby Valley Hospital last fall, the facility is coming to life.
Though fire danger was low this Fourth of July, one blaze was ignited near Sheridan as a result of fireworks, according to Dustin Tetrault, Madison County director of emergency management.
Five years after the topic of carcass composting popped on Madison County’s radar in 2012, the organizations researching the implementation of a site have settled on a location – the Alder solid waste site.
By the end of June, the Ruby Valley Ambulance will operate under the umbrella of the hospital.
In typical Montana May fashion, this year’s Bear Creek Days got a little wet.
The event, which takes place at the Bear Creek Trailhead south of Ennis, saw two full days before Mother Nature called it a day. Similar to last year, one day of the three-day event was cancelled and the seventh and eighth grade students had to miss out on the fun due to wet and muddy conditions.
At 6 p.m. on May 10, Madison County Sheriff’s Office dispatch received reports of a controlled burn that was out of control, according to Dustin Tetrault, Madison County director of emergency management.
During their April meeting, the Solid Waste Board discussed whether they want to push recycling in Madison County via a recommendation to the county commissioners.
Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970 after Sen. Gaylord Nelson, Wisconsin, proposed the idea to congress after seeing the effects of an oil spill in southern California.