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 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.
A thoughtful donation, a motivated science teacher, patient biologists and 23 engaged eighth grade students all came together to study Jack Creek and bring science to life at the Jack Creek Preserve on a beautiful fall day.
One of the nicest gestures El Western owner John Hauck ever experienced was given by a guest who likely had no idea he was being kind. John was watching as the guest paused as he crossed the lawn. The man grabbed his phone, bent over, and snapped a photo of the impeccably tended blades of grass.
Peter Schmeiding will be the first to tell you: he’s not one to talk about himself. But for the Ennis, Big Sky and Bozeman dentist, there’s a lot more than just a successful dental practice to discuss.
When Bill and Kate Lev purchased of land across from Laurin, Mont., to build their home, they were aware of the local history of gold mining and the Vigilantes but were unaware of the lesson in local history they would learn.
On August 25, amidst the fields of Woodson Ranch and with the mountains of the Ruby Valley as his backdrop, Ruby Habitat Foundation Executive Director Les Gilman addressed a small crowd of listeners with varied backgrounds but at least one thing in common: their respect and admiration for the Ruby Valley.
Can you hear the buzz? The familiar buzz of chainsaws at work is often evident just south of Sheridan as the Firewood Bank of Ruby Valley volunteers prepare to keep hearths in need in fuel.
If you see Tundra pickup cruise slowly along Ennis Lake, then pull to a stop before a long-lensed spotting scope emerges from the driver’s window, like a periscope, you may have encountered bird expert Gary Swant or his partner and grandson, Caleb Lashway, counting migrating birds as they take a break, or “stage,” on their journey south.