As part of a multi-year Targeted Elk Brucellosis Surveillance Project, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) staff recently captured elk in the Tobacco Root Mountains south of Whitehall. All captured elk tested negative for brucellosis.
The board members and staff for the Resort Tax sat down for their monthly meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 9, to discuss projects in the community, upcoming developments like Flatiron, and the new Gallatin Canyon Water and Sewer District.
The Madison County Board of Health held a special meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 8 at the Administration Building in Virginia City. The agenda included two items, to appoint a Board of Health Member to the role of Health Officer and to transfer the duties of Medical Director to another Board Member - both due to the recent resignation of Dr.
Eleven Madison County Planning Board (MCPB) members plus planner Cody Marxer and planning clerk Michelle Schrick sat down on Jan. 31 at 6 p.m. for a five hour meeting in Virginia City.
It’s hard not to slow down these days as you cross the bridge over the Madison River at the east end of Ennis. The icy flow is in constant flux – in the morning it may appear like a glacier, slowly carving its way down the channel. By the afternoon, a water channel may have appeared, giving a glimpse of the fast-moving, icy blue water beneath.
Ennis School Bond Election February 8, 2022:
According to Paula McKenzie, Madison County Clerk & Recorder/Election Administrator, the results are unofficial until the school does the canvass of election.
Road ecologists say wildlife crossings are one of the best ways to reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions and mitigate one of the most significant human impacts on ecosystems.
A proposed major subdivision in Sheridan has raised concerns from residents over water and sewer capacity but has garnered support from the Town of Sheridan who seeks to add more housing options to the community.
At 6:47 p.m. on Jan. 24 Madison County Dispatch called the Virginia City Rural Fire Department for traffic control concerning road blockage on Highway 287 near Virginia City. A semi had jackknifed on the snow and ice-covered surface as it was heading towards Ennis on the VC Hill; partially blocking multiple lanes of traffic.
March 1, 2022, marks the 150th
anniversary of the establishment
of Yellowstone National Park.
Signed into law by President
Ulysses S. Grant, America's first
national park was set aside to
preserve and protect the scen-
ery, cultural heritage, wildlife,