Cooler temps, higher humidity and – gasp – even a bit of rainfall on Father’s Day were a boon for teams fighting wildfires in Montana. The reprieve was likely a short one though, as another hot, dry weather pattern is set to return this week.
More than $40 million in funds from the American Rescue Plan Act were recently disbursed to communities across Montana, with several Madison County communities making the cut. Here’s where the money’s headed locally:
Twin Bridges: $53,259.10
Virginia City: $27,587.45
When someone is suffering from a heart attack or stroke, every second counts. Each moment lost in transit or diagnosis can cost a life.
It’s official – wildfire season is upon us with more hot, dry weather in the forecast.
Looking at the extremes, in southeast Montana the Northern Rockies Coordination Center predicted the stuff wildfires are made of: temps on June 15 of up to 109 degrees accompanied by with single-digit relative humidity and 40 mph wind gusts.
Representative Kenneth Walsh, HD 71, Twin Bridges, received the 2021 Rookie of the Year Award from Montana Farm Bureau during the organization’s summer conference June 7-9 in Great Falls.
Sometimes, size does matter. For the Sheridan Fire Department, that boils down to the size of its station: the department’s firefighting equipment can barely fit inside the aging building. Just backing into the station is a feat in and of itself. It’s gotten to the point that something needs to be done about the tight quarters.
There’s a 12-foot wide stretch of seldom used alleyway between Grizzly and Armitage streets in Ennis that has caused quite a stir over the years. The narrow alley leads past two homesites to the Ennis Ditch and the Madison River beyond.
The Madison County Planning Board reviewed a preapplication for the Ruby View Subdivision in Sheridan.
Picture this: a pandemic happens, everyone decides to embark upon home improvement projects and couch purchases skyrocket. As the pandemic starts to seem a bit more manageable, you find yourself moving to a new town to begin the next step in your career. The problem is you do not own a couch and all couches are backordered through the summer.
Community members filled the Ennis Town Hall on May 13 for the Ennis Town Council meeting. At hand was the contentious decision regarding the approval of a Conditional Use Application which would allow for six three-story, four-unit condos to be built in the North Forty Subdivision in Ennis.