THE LOCAL NEWS OF THE MADISON VALLEY, RUBY VALLEY AND SURROUNDING AREAS

News

A dusty day’s work. PHOTO BY JOLENE PALMER
Dealing with drought: A ranching perspective
Harrison area rancher and angus cow breeder Bob Sitz hadn’t bought hay since his father passed away in 1989. Typically, his 40,000-acre operation produces enough hay to feed 1,400 cows with enough excess to sell about 3,000 tons of it each year. Not this year. In June Sitz predicted his ranch’s hay... Continue Reading

News

Stage II fire restrictions in place across region
Following suit with other agencies, Madison County Commissioners approved a Stage 2 burn ban for the county, effective as of July 27, 2021. The ban... Continue Reading
Candidates file for municipal elections
Madison County employers get creative to fill jobs
Rising lumber costs, decreased supply yield headaches for builders and customers

Community

Wildlife biologist Julie Cunningham glasses a pronghorn family on the west side of the Madison River. PHOTO BY BETSEY WELTNER
Approximately 1,500 to 2,000 pronghorn live in the Madison Valley. How do we know? Because the Montana Dept. of Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP)... Continue Reading
USFS, volunteers keep public trails accessible
Heroes & Horses aids veterans in their transformation back to civilian life
Judi Ward retires after four decades at Harrison School District

Sports

 Cory Hardy’s alter-ego tends to show up in fall events when lower temperatures are better suited for spandex. PHOTO COURTESY CORY HARDY
Local endurance athlete looking for sponsors to benefit ambulance service
There’s a saying that Ennis Town Commissioner Cory Hardy returns to often: “Activity promotes more activity and laziness promotes more laziness.” It’... Continue Reading
Local track and fielders compete, excel in state meet
Local track and fielders qualify for state
Heads to play roundball for the Buccaneers

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