NorthWestern Energy (NWE) held its annual Discussion of Madison River Topics April 26 in Ennis. This was the first in-person meeting in Ennis since 2019 due to the pandemic.
Unofficial election results from Madison County School and Special District elections are in. Paula McKenzie, Madison County Clerk and Recorder and Election Administrator shared the tallies below.
Special District Elections
Madison and Ruby Valley Rural Ambulance District: PASSED
The Ruby Valley swimming pool in Sheridan is getting ready to open its gates for yet another season of fun in the sun. Unfortunately, this cannot happen without a little help from us, the community.
There are only six young ladies, but their voices more than make up for the group’s small size. The 2021-2022 Sheridan High School’s Women’s Choir is part of the high school’s Performing Arts Department led by Mr. Anthony Johnson, MFA. Mr.
It’s not an emergency, it’s a house call. Madison Valley Medical Center first responder Corey Siders recently knocked on the front door of an Ennis home, just to check on 91-year-old Robert Kensinger.
Kensinger sat with his walker near the kitchen table as Siders took readings for heart rate and blood pressure.
Ennis has released a special town ballot asking voters to levy $50,000 annually for the purpose of funding a second full time officer for the Ennis Police Department. The ballot language was written to ensure that the funding be exclusively used for this purpose while also maintaining the current police department budget.
Ballots for all school and special district elections being held on May 3 of this year are in the mail. These elections are mail ballots only. The ballots were mailed April 13, according to Paula McKenzie, Madison County Clerk & Recorder/Election Administrator.
March did not bring a much-needed shift to active weather patterns that would have benefited our mountain snowpack. March precipitation was well below normal across most of Montana. As a result, most snowpack percentages decreased for the third consecutive month.
Persistent drought conditions, low soil moisture and low snowpack are contributing to a forecast of continued low water levels at Hebgen Reservoir this season.