Sugar High

MADISON COUNTY - With less than two weeks until Halloween, it’s time to stock up on snacks for the trick-or-treaters that will inevitably come knocking on October 31.

Brummie Boggus’s love for rodeo began the first time he ever watched a rider on a bronco (Holli Bogus)

Ride’em cowboy!

ENNIS—Brummie Boggus’s love for rodeo began the first time he ever watched a rider on a bronco.

“I’ve just always wanted to do it,” he says. “I always watched rodeos and knew that I wanted to do that too.”

The Sedman House, Nevada City (E.L. Malvaney)

Getting Spooky...

MADISON COUNTY—Halloween quickly approaches, and horror buffs around Montana are preparing to get their fright on. We put our research minds to work finding the best places to look for spooks both genuine and manufactured. 

Around 45 percent of Americans believe in ghosts, according to a Huffington Post poll. Are you one of them? 

Angela Post opened Halo Studio Hair as a hobby, but the salon has snowballed since.

Small town, big-time looks

ENNIS—When Angela Post opened Halo Studio Hair, she intended it to simply be a hobby endeavor. Styling and cutting hair had been her career for nearly three decades, and she and her husband wanted a quieter atmosphere than the busy Lake Tahoe scene they’d lived in.

Remembering Joan Schilling

ENNIS – When a person passes from this world, it is those who are left behind who feel the impact of that loss. Often, the person who has lost their struggle requests no services or recognition because they are a very private person and have totally underestimated their influence on those whose lives they touched.

Arnie and Mary Rosdahl outside their home in Sheridan, a part of the ranch where Mary was raised. Both Montana natives, the pair has lived and ranched in the Madison Valley since 1972. (R. Colyer)

‘A good life’

SHERIDAN—“I have some stories of things that have taken place. Some are worth writing about.”

That’s how Arnie Rosdahl begins the manuscript that will someday turn into his autobiography.

Aaron Davis (right) holds the fish his daughter Anaiah landed with some help from Mom, Christen, at the Ruby Habitat Foundation’s Labor Day Family Fishing outing, held near Laurin on Labor Day, Sept. 3 (J. Taylor)

Great Catch!

LAURIN – The Ruby Habitat Foundation hosted a Labor Day family fishing outing at the former Woodson Ranch near Laurin on Monday, Sept. 3.

About 15 people were fishing on the Ruby River and in ponds nearby at 9 a.m. 

The fishing event is an annual thing, said Dave Delisi, Ruby Habitat Foundation Outreach Coordinator.


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