Madison County Clerk and Recorder Paula McKenzie may be new to the position, but by no means is she new to the office.
Early conversations have started again about a community center in Ennis, Mont. Local mental health leaders and community members met on Monday to discuss benefits and hear concerns about having a focal point with resources for the whole family.
For Ruby Habitat Foundation employees Les Gilman and Dave Delisi, working on the Woodson Ranch in Alder is truly a labor of love. This passion for the land becomes evident when they discuss the foundation’s 1,100-acre property.
Walking into the Montana House of Representatives Chamber, one steps through an aisle in the center and looks towards a Charlie Russell painting. Democrat representatives sit on the right, if you are facing the painting, and Republicans on the left.
Representative Ray Shaw described the aisle in between as Montana.
Frank Ford was almost in tears last Friday. The day before, it might have been due to the three chainsaws stolen from the Firewood Bank of the Ruby Valley, but that day it was from the immensely generous community response to the theft.
In partnership with Southwest Montana Prevention, community members are working on implementing Communities That Care (CTC) in Madison County. The process began a year ago but was set back due to the pandemic.
One thing that is easy to do in a small group, and almost preferable, is playing a game. There are so many tabletop options anymore, even those ‘not-super-into-games’ people can find something they like.
Winner - Tilly Straszewski, 4th grade, Mr. McKitrick's class
2nd Place - Ezra Baughman, 4th grade, Mrs. Brosovich's class
3rd Place - Bennett Hubner, 3rd grade, Mrs. Schultz' class
First Place buttons will be sold for $2 starting this Friday at The Chamber Office, Madison Foods and other select locations.
Forty miles from Alder, past Upper Canyon Outfitters on the right side of the road near Poison Creek, sits a fenced in portion of grass.
Oct. 21, 300 pumpkins were distributed to Ennis Schools students by REMAX partners. Officer John Moore helped with distribution and Shawn Christensen with Christensen Rentals provided equipment.