Members of the House and Senate kicked off the 2021 Legislature in person at the state Capitol on Monday, formally convening and electing leadership for what may be a turbulent 90-day session during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Who owns the road?
Engine trouble was to blame for the emergency landing of a small aircraft in Shining Mountains West on Dec. 19. No one was injured and no damage was sustained to the single engine plane which touched down high on Golden Eagle Drive.
Starting Dec. 15 Southwest Montana hunters who ate their tags rather than their freshly harvested venison will have another opportunity to bag a white-tailed deer.
The extended hunt, which runs through Feb. 15, applies to unused 2020 either-sex general white-tailed deer licenses as well as antlerless B-licenses.
Housing prices are going up and inventory is going down across the Ruby and Madison Valleys.
The Madison Valley has experienced a huge jump in prices from 2019-2020 while the Ruby Valley felt a more modest increase from 2018-2020 due to more limited inventory.
Data from the Town of Ennis Main Street/ Highway 287 Traffic Calming Project have been released.
The Twin Bridges School District, via School Board Chair Steve Janzen, reached out to Headwaters RC&D about housing concerns.
The rules regulating recreation use on the Madison River will be official on Dec. 24, even though nearly all of the rules, as adopted by the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission, won’t be implemented until 2022.
The Fish and Wildlife Commission unanimously voted to adopt the Madison River Recreation Rules as recommended by Fish Wildlife & Parks (FWP) and approved amendments to recommended rules including a cap on outfitter numbers and the rest/ rotation and walk/wade schedules on Nov. 18.
The Elk Lake fire, on the east side of the north end of Elk Lake, began on Friday around noon. By 3:30 p.m., 300-400 acres had burned.