Authors’ Note: This piece is excerpted from a report Clyde Fickes wrote in May 1944. It appeared in “Volume 1 – Early Days In The Forest Service.” His words are excerpted with light editing. Fickes retired from the U.S. Forest Service in 1947. He died at age 103 on Dec. 29, 1987 – from an accident on the dance floor.
“I’m just so thankful that I got the opportunity to be a senior companion,” said Ronna Devereaux. “It’s just a wonderful program to keep people in their homes and make sure their needs are met, and to be able to visit with them and get to know them.”
An Ennis high school student with her heart set on becoming a heart surgeon got a big boost toward her goal from a local business last Friday.
Yellowstone Basin Bank staff, having served the West Yellowstone community for twenty years, is proud to announce the promotion of Matt Hill to the position of Branch Manager. Yellowstone Basin Bank is one of three branches of First Madison Valley Bank of Ennis.
Boy am I sad. I've been looking and waiting and no one has come yet. Can't figure out why. I'm a loving young lady, not a kitten, but not old either. I think I'm just right. I've been told I'm pretty, and I have all my vaccinations taken care of, well until my boosters are due.
The Twin Bridges Friends of the Library is looking for volunteers to join their group. It’s a casual friendly group that meets every other month for about an hour to discuss the needs of the library. The next meeting is scheduled for April 19. Please call 406 684-5993 for more information.
In 1805 the Lewis and Clark Expedition paddled, poled, and cordelled eight dugout canoes up the Jefferson River. Today, Churchill Clark, the great-great-great-great grandson of Captain William Clark has returned to the Jefferson to carve a new dugout canoe with Tom Elpel at River Camp, near Cardwell.
Alice Gilbert is no stranger to the Ruby Valley. Born in Dillon, Gilbert’s roots dive deep into the history of the area after her great-grandmother homesteaded here long ago. Having moved around some as young girl, Gilbert always considered Sheridan home and still does.
America’s SBDC Montana will join with the other 49 states’ SBDCs across the nation to celebrate SBDC Day on Wed., March 21. Nearly 1,000 offices nationally will join in promoting the core mission and successful outcomes of America’s SBDC program.