Tags Archives: Spring

Madison County athletes are back in action as track and field, golf begin

Before summer comes spring, and for many of Madison County’s youth, that means sports. March 13 marked the beginning of track and golf practices, and many students and coaches around the county are ready to get back in action.

Labor Day Weekend precipitation ‘much needed’

Crisp air and storm clouds heralded in the start of September and fall over Labor Day Weekend. “We’re on the upswing here,” said Lucas Zukiewicz, water supply specialist with the Natural Resources and Conservation Service’s Montana Snow Survey. “As we move into fall, we’ll start to see more of these types of events in this […]

Spring storm report

A few hours after snow started falling in the Madison and Ruby valleys yesterday, the Madison County Sheriff’s Office dispatch started receiving calls.

“Starting at 2:30 p.m. reports started coming in,” said Sheriff Roger Thompson. “We had problems at higher elevations – Virginia City Hill and Norris Hill – with vehicles spinning out.”

The sheriff’s office closed both hill passes temporarily the afternoon of May 9, due to the number of vehicles spun out.