Sunday marked the beginning of the 79th National Newspaper Week. The focus this year is “Think F1rst, Know Your 5 Freedoms.” This is referring to the five freedoms listed in the First Amendment: freedom of press, speech, religion, assembly and to petition the government.
About 450 Montana FFA and 4-H students competed in the 48th annual Ruby Valley Invitational at the Morse Land Co. Arena in Sheridan Sept. 24.
The longest tributary to the largest river in the North America starts in southwest Montana, an area that is seeing new pressures from climate, people and animals. Where the Jefferson River, Madison River and Gallatin River meet, the Missouri River begins.
In a world that values individualism and independence almost to an extreme, people like Dottie Fossel are instrumental in promoting community values. Fossel is hardworking and self-reliant, but also community-minded, selfless and devoted.
Since Pony was first settled, numerous articles have been written about how the Town of Pony got its name. Almost all the articles claim a miner, Tecumseh Smith, with a nickname of Pony due to his diminutive size, found gold in a tributary to North Willow Creek circa 1867.
ENNIS – Wisps of animal fur floated on Dr. Stacy Davidson’s blue jeans as she hugged the grey-blue cat, Jack, on the table. The examination room in the back of the Ennis Veterinary Hospital hosted more people than usual as equipment for a new blood-work lab was being installed.
By Master Sgt. Ryan C. Matson
652nd Regional Support Group
HELENA – Teamwork. Comraderie. Adventure. A variety of missions, with no two days the same.
These are the things that attracted 1st Lt. Jacob Ahmann, already a military veteran, to seek out a job in law enforcement.
ENNIS—Bill McGraw first visited Camp Bullwheel to visit an old friend.
ALDER – On Friday, March 8, students from Alder School participated in the Rural School Science Fair in Dillon at the University of Montana-Western’s Keltz Arena.
VIRGINIA CITY—Most of Virginia City turned out for the local volunteer fire department’s annual cake walk fundraiser on Saturday, April 6, as well as residents from around Madison County.