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Twin Bridges rodeo legend remembered

Benny Reynolds was an all-around cowboy. But he wasn’t pretending to be a cowboy to put on a show, he was the real deal.

When he passed away on Feb. 14, 2014, from a heart attack, he was doing what he loved – driving his tractor on his ranch outside of Twin Bridges. People from across the United States remember Benny Reynolds as one of rodeo’s greats, but he was much more than that. In Madison County he was a rancher, father and friend.

Full steam ahead: Construction underway at Twin Bridges Airport

A project to replace and extend the runway at the Twin Bridges Airport is midway through construction.

Aug. 6 was the 37th day of construction at the airport – engineer Rick Donaldson with Robert Peccia & Associates said there are less than 70 scheduled days remaining.

County commits $20K to economic development

A new agreement between Madison County and the Northern Rocky Mountain Economic Development District (NRMEDD) will give businesses and not-for-profits in the Madison and Ruby Valleys resources for economic growth.
“What is important to me is the end result,” said Les Gilman, a Madison County Economic Development Council board member and owner of IH Cattle Company near Alder. “In the end, we want economic development.”

Forest Service grazing allotments sustain Madison County producers

A significant portion of Madison County’s largest industry – agriculture – depends on Forest Service land in the Upper Ruby for summer grazing pastures.

Twin Bridges Cemetery makes room for new trees

When Twin Bridges’ Mountain View Cemetery was created back in 1898, the windswept site southeast of town was bare of trees. By the time the stone pillars marking it as the Twin Bridges Cemetery were erected in 1958, at least two dozen pine and fir trees stood sentinel along the property’s western edge. A few […]

Ruby Valley hopes for new hospital facility

An exact timeline is still up in the air for the construction of the new Ruby Valley Hospital because the hospital’s board and administration are waiting to submit a loan application to the U.S. Department of Agriculture to assist with funding.

Debate continues over public access from roads

How far do public rights-of-way extend from a county road?

The issue is still undecided, two years after Fifth Judicial Court Judge Loren Tucker ruled that public use of the Seyler Lane Bridge doesn’t guarantee public use of the Ruby River from the land around that bridge. And it’s been 10 years since the issue first arose in court.