At the beginning of January more than half of NRCS snow monitoring stations in Montana and surrounding river basins reported their lowest snowpack on record.
“Warm temperatures and lack of precipitation over the last couple months have resulted in a bleak start to the seasonal snowpack in Montana and northern Wyoming river basins,” said Eric Larson, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Water Supply Specialist.
The Frontier Event Center in Dillon hosted Bicentennial, Inc. for their Senior Banquet. A traditional turkey dinner with all the fixings was set atop white linens to honor seniors of Dillon and the Ruby Valley. Approximately one-hundred and ninety people were in attendance.
Unofficial results for Virginia City Town Commission from the municipal general election on November 7, 2023, according to Paula McKenzie, Madison County Clerk & Recorder/Election Administrator.
Top two for Town Commissioner:
David Bacon: 74
Justin Gatewood: 80
Gay L. Rossow: 26
Last week over one hundred Ruby Valley 3rd through 5th graders congregated at the Giem Ranch in Twin Bridges for the 19th annual Kids River Resource Day to learn about topics pertaining to conservation, agricultural and resource management.
The Town of Ennis Commissioners discussed a request made on behalf of the Madison Conservation District (MCD) to change the North 40 subdivision roundabout into a pollinator garden.
In an ongoing effort to prepare for an active shooter event, the Madison County Sheriff's Office, Communication Center, Motor Carrier Services, and Emergency Management teamed up to conduct a multi-scenario training exercise. The exercise occurred Friday, May 12, 2023, while the Sheridan Elementary School was out of session.
The Thompson-Hickman Madison County Library in Virginia City runs a Drama Club for Children ages 6-12 and the VigilanTeen Drama Club for teenagers. On Saturday, April 22, around 120 people attended the Library Drama Clubs' spring performance at the VC Elks Lodge.
The May 2 Election results follow, according to Paula McKenzie, Madison County Election Administrator. These are unofficial results until the final canvass is completed. Candidates are listed alphabetically.
Ennis School Election
Trustee/General Fund & Technology Fund Levys