In an ongoing effort to prepare for an active shooter event, the Madison County Sheriff's Office, Communication Center, Motor Carrier Services, and Emergency Management teamed up to conduct a multi-scenario training exercise. The exercise occurred Friday, May 12, 2023, while the Sheridan Elementary School was out of session.
Summer is upon Madison County, which means people are taking advantage of the blue skies in the backcountry. But one must never assume to know what Montana’s fickle weather will bring or mazes her forests can create.
Last week’s Graying Pains story explored the challenges of family farm succession as Montana’s agricultural demographic ages, and a program designed to connect up-and-coming farmers in western Montana. This week’s installment explores the same issue — and a community college proposal to address it — near the state’s eastern border.