Off Highway 287 entering Harrison, Mont. sits Canty Boots. From the inside looking out, one can see golden grass, dark blue mountains dusted white and a sapphire blue fall sky. The walls inside are lined with ankle boots of more colors than the outside scenery.
The Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center (MCHF & WHC) announced the 13th class of inductions into the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame. The inductees were chosen from a field of candidates nominated by the general public. Inductees are honored for their notable contributions to the history and culture of Montana.
The Ennis Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Ennis resident Mary Sedwick has been named to the 2020 lists of Top 100 Volunteers in the Nation for towns of less than 5,000 in population. Small Town America Civic Volunteer Award organization is based in Kansas with a goal of spotlighting “small town heroes”.
Kathleen “Nikki” Edmundson, Canty Boots, Harrison has been named Montana’s U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Women-Owned Business of the Year for 2020. This award is given to a business that is at least 51% woman-owned with a successful track record and a commitment to strengthen women-owned businesses within the community.
The Ennis’ Hunter’s Feed lost its Louisiana flavor this year.
Twin Bridges Elementary School Principal Cindy Brown received an email from Montana No Kid Hungry, an organization dedicated to promoting plentiful and healthy food for children in Montana, looking for entries into the Montana Schools Eats Photo Contest.
The way Joe Witherspoon and his wife Gwen decided to move to Twin Bridges in 2010 says a lot about how astronomy informed Joe’s entire life.
On Saturday Oct 3., seven Sheridan American Legion Post 89 members (Chris Mumme, Jim Fordyce, Mike Morgan, Cliff Morgan, Bob Reimard, Dave Dixon, Bill Tate and guest Jim Harris completely refurbished the Poison Creek Cemetery in the Upper Ruby.
Eileen Pearce, secretary of the Ruby Valley Swimming Club (RVSC) in Sheridan, moved to the area 20 years ago. In the early 2000s, she attended a pancake breakfast at the fire department and sat down next to a certain someone. “And that’s where it started,” she said of her Ruby Valley Swimming Pool (RVSP) involvement.
After a 35-day government shutdown at the end of 2019, Congress approved a spending package to fund the federal government for the next fiscal year. Part of this package included $1.38 million for Wildlife Services (WS) to hire employees responsible for nonlethally reducing conflict between predators and livestock in 12 states.