Donivan Campbell wrapped his hands around the back of his head and neck as a grizzly bear pinned him face down in a forest west of Black Butte, the highest peak of the Gravelly Mountains. He felt the moist warmth of the bear’s mouth on the hand covering his head as a large tooth slid between his fingers.
After the cancelation of the Pony meet, Madison County High School cross country teams went elsewhere to stay on track. The weekend turned out to be beneficial for the runners, and the coaches are continuously proud of improvements made.
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.
Two Ennis School employees were awarded certifications during the monthly school board meeting Sept. 11.
Ginger Martello, Ennis School’s district clerk, completed an extensive professional certification program with the Montana Association of School Business Officials.
Two separate grizzly bear attacks resulted in three injured hunters on the west side of the Gravelly Mountain range on Monday according to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. It is unclear whether one or more bears were involved. FWP is asking hunters to leave the area, and the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest is closing Cottonwood Road.
Madison County Housing Advisory Board is conducting an online survey this month. The results of the survey will help direct the board toward addressing Madison County’s housing shortage in way that benefits its residents.
The Madison County Commissioners approved a countywide burn ban, with the exception of Big Sky Resort Area, during its meeting July 30.
Every three years people line Broadway Street in Pony, Montana to celebrate Pony Days with a parade. Local businesses, cowboys and cowgirls throw out candy and wave to spectators as they parade through the town’s center.
This year’s judges were Dr. Andrea Cady, Martin Shepaherd and Hannah Kearse.
Summary: Last year, MSU purchased 42 pigs from 4-H’ers at eight county fairs across the state. This year, MSU expects to purchase about 60 pigs at 12 fairs across Montana.
A private aircraft at the Ennis – Big Sky Airport began sinking through the pavement of the south parking apron around 3 p.m. July 15.