HELENA – Lt. Governor Mike Cooney on Monday night joined attendees of the Governor’s Conference on Tourism and Recreation to congratulate finalists and winners of the 2018 Montana Tourism Awards.
A community-minded Alder rancher is the 2018 Ruby Valley Conservation District Stewardship Awardee. Les Gilman will receive the award during an awards banquet at the RoundBarn in Twin Bridges on Saturday.
"I'm humbled and delighted that the selection committee and the nominators considered me for it," said Gilman.
Tourists will need to take a detour when they walk down the historic Virginia City boardwalk this summer. Part of the boardwalk on the south side of Wallace Street will be blocked due to a potentially hazardous structure.
Virginia City Town Council discussed the Zweifel Building during its meeting last Thursday.
Twin Bridges Town Council approved two resolutions during last Tuesday's meeting to raise the town's water and sewer rates. The increases are necessary to balance the town's water and sewer accounts and build up a reserve fund for future repairs.
The Madison Conservation District has selected Jerry and Jolene Brush and the Jackson Family Ranch as the winners of the 2018 MCD Stewardship Award. The Brushes will accept the award during a banquet at the Round Barn in Twin Bridges on Saturday.
The Twin Bridges Alumni Association is pleased to offer graduates of Twin Bridges High School the following scholarships for continuing education:
• $500 Salutatorian Scholarship.
• $1,000 scholarship for a TBHS graduate who has completed at least one year of college.
American Legion Post 31 in Twin Bridges presented Twin Bridges High School students with numerous awards on April 5. Earlier this winter two contests were conducted. Post 31 organized a Senior Government survey contest followed later by a Constitutional Essay contest. The 1st place winning papers were sent to the state competitions.
BOZEMAN – Unlike February, snowfall wasn’t record-breaking in Montana during March, but it was sufficient to keep the snowpack near to well above normal on April 1, according to snow survey data collected by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).