To further support customers in Madison County, Montana’s Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) opened a new office in Virginia City on Friday, June 17. Located at 103 Wallace St., the office will be open every Friday from 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. for driver’s license services.
Toni came out in the summer of 1993 to work at the Opera House Theatre. Then came back in 1994. she purchased the store, Rank’s Mercantile, late in 1994. she came from Orcas island in the san Juan islands off of Washington state.
Four men – Christopher Kase, William Haley, Dalton Fish and Karson Yuan – were recently charged with felonies in relation to a July 10 assault at the Pioneer Bar in Virginia City which left one man with injuries so severe facial reconstructive surgery was required. Two other individuals related to the victim were also injured in the fray.
Officials from the Montana Heritage Commission, the state agency that manages and coordinates stateowned resources in Virginia City and Nevada City, report record-breaking visitation for 2021.
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
As of June 15, Madison County reported two active coronavirus cases and 789 confirmed positive cases throughout the pandemic. There are currently no active hospitalizations.
The state of Montana saw an increase of 932 cases over the past week, resulting in a total of 112,761 cases through the pandemic.
Transport yourself back to the days of the gold rush – of stagecoaches and miners, of hundreds upon hundreds of people making the trek from Bannack to Virginia City, Salt Lake and beyond.
Mold was once again detected at the Madison County Courthouse, but whether or not its presence presents a health threat varies greatly from person to person.
On Mondays, Madison County GIS Tech Analyst Tommy Luksha has no problem getting things accomplished at his office in the Madison County Courthouse. By Tuesday, he’s able to remain productive, but by Wednesday, the effects of what he suspects to be mold exposure take their toll.
It began with lost history and a mysterious document in the National Archives. This led to a powerpoint presentation created by historian Orlan Svingen. He never foresaw that he would become an executive producer of a film, but he wanted to find the best way to share a story – an important story.