ENNIS - According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), water is going to be a problem across Montana, especially western Montana, during the next several months.
VIRGINIA CITY – Virginia City’s town council unanimously approved using saw-horse style barricades to shunt pedestrian traffic away from the Creighton Block and Dudley Building and the boardwalk in front of these buildings at their Thursday, May 3 meeting.
Klose trial vacated
VIRGINIA CITY – The Madison County Commissioners met for their regular meeting last week and discussed a pre-disaster mitigation plan, waterlines and fairground bids.
McCook pleads not guilty to drug distribution, possession
TWIN BRIDGES – The Madison County Fair Board approved the fairgrounds master plan during their April 19 meeting. After receiving the plan earlier this year, both the board and the county commissioners were unhappy with the finished product. Commission Chair Ron Nye said he felt the product was inadequate for what it cost.
Madison County Sheriff’s Office, Montana Highway Patrol, Ruby Valley EMS and the Alder Volunteer Fire Department responded to a report of a one vehicle rollover on Montana Highway 287, mile marker 25 at approximately 2:41 a.m. April 28, according to Madison County Sheriff Roger Thompson.
A federal judge once again denied a request from an environmental group asking to block domestic sheep grazing in the Gravelly Mountains. The injunction request comes from the Gallatin Wildlife Association and Yellowstone Buffalo Foundation, which was denied for a fifth time since 2015.
VIRGINIA CITY - At a joint meeting of the Madison County Commissioners and the county’s Planning Board on Monday, April 30, the commissioners and planners learned about a new tool in the county’s planning arsenal, Wild Planner software.
The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission rejected a proposed plan regulating recreation use on the Madison River during an April 19 meeting in Helena. The Madison River Recreation Plan, which was drafted by state fisheries officials, would have regulated commercial fishing use on the river.