Tags Archives: Sheriff's Office

Steve Orr: Giving back both in a career and as a volunteer

With 35 years total in law enforcement, Orr retried from the Madison County Sheriff’s Office as a captain in 2008 after 21 years with the county. While he was with the sheriff’s office, Orr also volunteered his time with the Virginia City Volunteer Fire Department, which he gave 17 years to. He joined the Madison Valley Rural Fire District in 2005, and Madison Valley Search and Rescue after he retired in 2008.

Updating the courthouse

Madison County Commissioners met with outgoing District Court Judge Loren Tucker, Clerk of District Court Dianne Kaatz and Sheriff Roger Thompson on Friday, Jan. 6 to look at blueprints of the intended renovations to the historic Madison County Courthouse in Virginia City.

Bear on the tracks: FWP, sheriff’s office respond to Virginia City, Nevada City train to chase bear away

“He must have been trying to get a free ride or something,” joked Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game warden Ryan Picken, referring to the cinnamon black bear that was hanging around the train tracks between Virginia City and Nevada City on Aug. 21.

Agencies in Southwest Montana collaborate to keep recreationists safe

Sheriff Gootkin gathered at Black’s Ford fishing access site on June 9 with Madison County Sheriff Roger Thompson, Jefferson County Sheriff Craig Doolittle, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks warden captain Adam Pankratz and Montana Highway Patrol sergeant Patrick McCarthy to announce a plan for keeping river-goers safe in Southwest Montana.

BODY DISCOVERED NEAR CARDWELL

Jefferson River scoured for missing Butte man over the weekend; body recovered Tuesday — At 8:45 a.m. on May 10, a Whitehall area resident reported to 911 what appeared to be a body floating in the Jefferson River near Cardwell, according to Madison County Sheriff Roger Thompson. “Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Madison County Sheriff’s Office, […]

Meet the candidates: Twin Bridges Rotary Club hosts candidate forum

Frank Colwell, president of the Twin Bridges Rotary Club, welcomed over 50 community members to a candidates forum at the Twin Bridges high school on Oct. 8.