What started with a good idea and a handshake, has become as familiar on Montana roads as the cars themselves. The blank white road markers shaped like a cross have no words, pictures or arrows, but everyone knows its meaning; someone has parished on that section of road.
The suite of recommendations developed by the Elk Management Citizen Advisory Group are available for public review and comment.
In the second of five meetings held by Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP), the Madison River work group explained their recommendations to stemming ‘perceived crowding’ on the Madison River. The FWP Scoping Meeting Handout consisted of thirty-six pages of recommendations, fiscal notes, and staff assessments. (Available online at go.usa.
On what could only be described as an ideal morning in Virginia City, it’s glorious past and exciting future were commemorated with gold shovels and a giant pair of red scissors. A ribbon cutting ceremony held August 25th marked the beginning of a million-dollar project to save, and restore, Stonewall Hall.
On Wednesday, August 24 at 16:44, the Madison County Communications Centers received a report of possible unexploded ordnance near mile marker 23 on MT Highway 41 south of Twin Bridges. The original call described three pieces of what the reporting party believed to be dynamite.
Updated 9:01 a.m. Aug. 31
The Madison County Planning Board met Monday, August 29 for a public hearing on The Crossings development. The meeting went until late into the evening to discuss the proposed development. The subject was tabled until further notice due to the late hour.
F or only the second time, a Madison County resident has been named to a 4-H state office. Abigail Curtis, 17, will be representing Montana as an Ambassador, Officer/Publicity Chair.
The Madisonian will be moderating a debate between our Western Congressional candidates on Thursday, Aug. 25 from 1:30-3 p.m. at the Madison Valley Public Library.
All three candidates have been invited. The public is invited to bring your questions and thoughts and meet the candidates!
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking comments from the public on a set of recommendations for commercial-use and recreation management on the Madison River, one of the most popular fisheries and recreation destinations in the state.
The Public Health Department had multiple items on the agenda August 2nd. Training for suicide prevention for up to 30 people, professionals, and laymen alike welcome, was proposed. Unfortunately, suicide rates have increased, from 2011-2020 there were 17 in Madison County. In 2021 there were four, and in 2022 there have been four thus far.