MADISON COUNTY — The balancing of ranching with environmental conservation and habitat protection is a perennial subject of thought and debate in southwestern Montana. In 2019, a new program may be making its way to Madison County in an attempt to offer some assistance to solving the problem.
MADISON COUNTY — With grizzly bears asleep for the winter, one predator is still out and about in the cold temperatures and has perpetrated livestock kills in the Ruby Valley in recent months.
ENNIS—A semi-truck and tanker trailer crashed near Ennis on Monday evening, January 28, becoming completely engulfed in flames and closing both lanes of Highway 287 for three hours evening.
MADISON COUNTY—A 35-year-old California man died on Friday, January 25, after the group of skiers he was a part of triggered an avalanche near Bell Lake in the Tobacco Root Mountains, south of Pony. He was later identified as Benjamin Hirsch McShane of San Francisco.
EDITOR’S NOTE – This is the second of a two-part series looking at the local impacts of the WOTUS rule changes.
EDITOR’S NOTE – This is the first of a two-part series looking at the local impacts of the WOTUS rule changes. Part II will be printed next week.
SHERIDAN – Sheridan Mayor Bob Stump was so impressed with the Ruby Valley FFA Parliamentary Procedures team demo that he asked the FFA students to return, to help the board smooth out their parliamentary practices during meetings.
MADISON COUNTY—As of Monday, January 21, the federal government’s partial shutdown has stretched on for 31 days, the longest in U.S. history by 10 days.
MADISON COUNTY—Beavers may not be the primary animal that visitors to Big Sky Country come to see, but perhaps they deserve a little more attention.
ENNIS—The Ennis town commission reviewed a plan for an extensive project at the east end of Ennis’s Main Street at its monthly meeting on Thursday, January 11.