After breaking ground on the home of the new Ruby Valley Hospital last fall, the facility is coming to life.
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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.
The annual Sheridan Days is Sheridan’s main summer event that brings the community together. The three-day happening mostly takes place at the Roy Silve Memorial Baseball Park with a car show, kickball and horseshoe tournament and music in the park, as well as a fireman’s barbeque, parade and brunch at Jackson’s Garden.
Rachael Efta seeks out adventure. Last year, with her husband Nick, she stepped out her back door and walked until she summited Fan Mountain.
Burning through core sage grouse habitat, pine trees and dead and down debris, the fire has scorched much of the agricultural landscape, leaving people without feed for livestock. In an effort to help, many families and individuals in the Ruby and Madison valleys are stepping up.
Jamie Janosko has been in Madison County for six years and has been teaching at the Alder School ever since finding her way to the area.