Though the Madison County Solid Waste Board did not vote on the proposed three year plan at their Nov. 16 meeting, the board is moving forward with addressing safety recommendations for all Madison County transfer sites.
On April 27, Don Nichols, who was arrested in Madison County in 1984 after kidnapping a woman in Big Sky and murdering a man who attempted to rescue her, was granted parole.
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.
Madison County conservation districts recognize land stewards
It is no secret that nationwide, volunteer services are dwindling and disappearing – Madison County is no exception. A giant red sign hangs outside Sheridan’s town hall that reads VOLUNTEERS NEEDED, the Ruby Valley Ambulance has posted ads in The Madisonian looking for volunteers and the same holds true in the Madison Valley, as the ambulance and fire departments are struggling to keep a full and active roster.
The Madison County Solid Waste Board met on Feb. 23 to discuss recommendations from the Montana Association of Counties to improve safety at the dump sites around the county. In their report, MACo suggested improving all 10 sites by better containing some sites, manning others and closing sites when not in use or staffed.
The round barn north of Twin Bridges, which was constructed by Noah Armstrong in 1882 and restored last year, hosted members of the Madison County Economic Development Council, county commissioners and other interested parties on June 29 for a meeting of the minds.
“Instead of our normal set up, where you hear a lot of talk from (me), I want to do it a little differently,” said Rob Gilmore MCEDC coordinator. “I want to hear from all of you. I thought we could share how things have been in our areas.”
Out of Madison County’s 5,822 registered voters, 2,776 filled out ballots for a 47.68 percent voter turnout.
Stay safe, Madison County! Road conditions in Southwest Montana today are icy and unpredictable. The Madisonian has received reports of crashes and cars stuck in drifts up and down the Madison Valley – on Ennis Lake Road, Norris Hill, North Meadow Creek and Highway 84 between Norris and Bozeman in particular. Check the Montana Department […]
On Friday, Oct. 16, the Montana Department of Transportation’s Butte district started the first stretch of a project, which will add center rumble strips to 625 miles of highway in Southwest Montana.