At the beginning of my conversation with Sam Korsmoe, Greater Yellowstone Adventure Series (GYAS) director, I told him I was worried I may die running the Big Sky Half Marathon. I had not done a half since 2015 and seven miles straight seemed to be the distance my body could handle consistently since then.
Summer is upon Madison County, which means people are taking advantage of the blue skies in the backcountry. But one must never assume to know what Montana’s fickle weather will bring or mazes her forests can create.
It is the perfect time to do some extra reading. Whether you are finding yourself with some spare time, finding yourself needing more screen-free options to entertain your kiddos, or are finding yourself with a desire to learn more about different people and places, the following recommendations from local libraries have you covered.
When it comes to emergency medical services, reliability saves lives.
One of the seven riders representing Madison County in the Ennis Rodeo placed first.
Cooper Clemens, a part-time local of Cameron, took first place in the bareback riding competition. He scored 76 points, a single point higher than J2 Bridges of Dillon, July 3.
Jack Creek was flowing fast for June 23 as the Madison Stream Team collected stream data.
Madison Valley Medical Center (MVMC) had a couple COVID-19 cases early as the coronavirus hit Montana. A nurse tested positive within the first two weeks.
“I would yell so loud and then I would come back on Monday to Helena to work and I couldn’t talk, and I think that’s what happened,” Pam Birkeland said as an explanation for her soft voice. Beyond cheering, Birkeland sang the National Anthem at Montana State University (MSU) football games twice during her son’s collegiate football career.
It is true that you never really know someone’s whole story.
Ron Hardwick is 75 years old, but over the phone, and arguably in person, you would peg him in his early sixties tops. Over these 75 years, he has learned, seen and discovered much, some aspects well-known to those around and others more on the back burner.
Memorial Day weekend is often viewed as the beginning of camping season in Montana. More often than not, it snows the very same weekend. In some ways, the end-of-May holiday embodies many of the factors that make rivers in the area more dangerous in the spring.