THE LOCAL NEWS OF THE MADISON VALLEY, RUBY VALLEY AND SURROUNDING AREAS

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PHOTO BY JOLENE PALMER

Holding it down in Silver Star

S ilver Star, Mont. lies along Highway 287 between Twin Bridges and Whitehall. It’s one of those blink and you might miss it kind of small towns, but if you’re paying any attention at all you’re bound to take note of the bright yellow store-slash-post office: Granny’s Country Store.

For the kids

S heridan School District Lead Bus Driver Dave Gators estimates, in the 12 years he’s been transporting students to and fro, he’s accumulated around 132,000 miles of travel – not including extracurriculars, sports and the lengthy excursions to far away locales like Denver, Seattle and Salt Lake.

PHOTO BY CORI KOENIG

A little magic at Christmas

The Giving Tree at Madison Valley Bank has long been a staple example of the generosity that abounds across Madison Valley. This year, that generosity took a step in a new direction as Madison Valley Public Library collaborated with thoughtful donors to create age appropriate packages of books to pair with each giving tree tag.

PHOTO COURTESY OFFICE OF SENATOR STEVE DAINES

The Hart of the community

Montana Senator Steve Daines’ Deputy Press Secretary Rachel Dumke paid a visit to the Virginia City Courthouse on Nov. 2, presenting recently retired Madison County Commissioner Jim Hart with a surprise honor: a tribute from Daines which was entered into the Congressional Record.

The greatest part of living in a

Pack-it In Pink

The greatest part of living in a small town is the support that happens when a person touches your life. The Ennis community has always been a dedicated support system for the school in both athletics, and scholastically, realizing the excellent education our students receive. That supports goes full circle in Ennis.

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