It began with lost history and a mysterious document in the National Archives. This led to a powerpoint presentation created by historian Orlan Svingen. He never foresaw that he would become an executive producer of a film, but he wanted to find the best way to share a story – an important story.
The owners of Montana’s oldest capitol building in Virginia City offered to donate the crumbling building to the Montana Heritage Commission Sept. 4.
Surveillance testing will be available to people without COVID-19 symptoms from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 10.
The Virginia City July 4th Fireworks Display was canceled at the Virginia City Town Council’s special meeting June 22.
Three Virginia City residents joined the November ballot for Madison County’s District One commissioner seat on deadline- day.
Virginia City, known for its national preservation, is attempting to preserve its night sky.
Montana’s view of the milky way is becoming a rare quality in the world. In many places, light pollution has faded out the starry nights that have blanketed humans for hundreds of years.
Madison County towns of Ennis and Twin Bridges voted on town council seats, while Virginia City residents voted on a temporary 1 percent increase in their resort tax. Mailed-in ballots or ballots filled out at the Madison County Annex building for the 2019 Municipal General Elections were accepted until 8 p.m. Nov. 5.
VIRGINIA CITY—Residents of Virginia City, Alder and Ennis got a visit from some special guests on Saturday, February 2, although they weren’t groundhogs as the day would suggest. In fact, they would probably happily eat a groundhog for breakfast.
VIRGINIA CITY—The Elling House Arts and Humanities Center was nearly filled on Saturday, January 19 for the first of four Chautauquas, an annual series the center hosts that allows local artists to perform readings, music, poetry and other hobbies to a local audience.
VIRGINIA CITY—Donna McNamara has been coming to Nevada City for 17 years, acting as a schoolmistress in the annual living history productions in the ghost town.