According to an economic impact analysis report from the Montana Heritage Commission, Virginia City and Nevada City once again saw record tourist numbers in 2017.
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Vinny Norton knows what it means to take full advantage of the outdoor opportunities offered by Madison County.
Students experience an outdoor classroom during annual Kids’ River Resource Day
Dave McAdoo may not think his pursuits are “up to snuff” compared with other outdoor recreationists in Madison County, but there is no denying he takes full advantage of what Mother Nature offers.
After breaking ground on the home of the new Ruby Valley Hospital last fall, the facility is coming to life.
Hunting season in Montana, and particularly in Southwest Montana, is unlike anything else. With one of the longest hunting seasons in the west, healthy wildlife populations and access to millions of acres of public land, it is not just wildlife migrating west.
Savinski, who moved to the Ruby Valley full time three years ago after recreating in the area for years, along with his friend Howard Chrest, who has called Sheridan home since 1960, reached out to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks earlier this year about making it easier for recreators to access the Ruby River.
According to officials with the Montana Department of Livestock, brucellosis has been detected in a cattle herd in Madison County. The National Veterinary Services Lab in Iowa confirmed the disease, and the news came in the form of a DOL press release on Aug. 24.
During their meeting on Aug. 8, Madison County commissioners Jim Hart, Ron Nye and Dan Allhands signed off on permit applications for construction to start on two bridges in the county.
Like many, Goldthwait and her husband moved to Madison County for its outdoor recreation opportunities, and quickly found a place within the community. She recognized a need for a farmers’ market to promote local produce and production.