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School board seeks, approves new hires
The Three Forks School Board approved four new hires and a bus driver signing bonus for the 2022-23 school year, during its July 19 meeting. The board hired Sarah Dolan and Sarah Sapp as the middle school's and high school's secretary, respectively.... Full story
Three Forks ambulance district no more
The Gallatin County Commissioners terminated the interlocal agreement that formed the Three Forks Area Ambulance District at their July 12 meeting following months of discussion and a decision by the Three Forks City Council to end the agreement at... Full story
Marijuana discussion dies at city council meeting
A motion to allow residents of Three Forks to vote on whether to allow certain marijuana businesses within city limits died at the Three Forks City Council on July 12. Councilwoman Nancy Todd motioned to draft the language on the ballot and... Full story
Significant headway on school construction
In the spring of 2020, the Three Forks Schools passed a $25 million building bond for the elementary school and high school. Two years later, the project has made significant headway. On June 21, Project Manager Andy Becker updated the school board...
Council proposes maintenance ordinance
The Three Forks City Council approved first readings of ordinance that authorizes the city to take action when city residents neglect to remove weeds on their property and a resolution of intent proposing changes to the tax assessment methods for str...
City council approves marijuana business permit
The Three Forks City Council unanimously approved a conditional use permit to Top Shelf Botanicals Montana LLC. for a marijuana dispensary within the city zoning limits along with a conditional use permit for an existing non-permitted apartment and... Full story
Headwaters heritage museum celebrates 40th anniversary at current location, new updates
Both the Headwaters Heritage Museum and the Railroad and Trident Heritage Center will receive some long-awaited updates and installments this summer, according to Three Forks Area Historical Society... Full story
'Murica -Trailer Trash Bash' themed rally June 16 in Cardwell
Dozens of trailer trash themed camper trailers will converge at the Cardwell Campground on June 16 for the sixth annual Big Sky Vintage Trailer Rally. The 2022 Big Sky Vintage Trailer Rally welcomes... Full story
City council approves new lighting district boundary
The Three Forks City Council passed a resolution to exclude properties within city limits larger than one acre from the town’s special improvement lighting district tax rolls during its May 24 meeting. The decision to amend the district boundaries... Full story
Final draft growth policy chapters released
After months of preparation and anticipation, the final chapters of the Three Forks draft growth policy plan, which focus on plans for future land use as well as the goals and policies that will guide development for years to come, are ready for... Full story
Three Forks Schools face staffing shortages
The Three Forks School system is continuing to deal with significant staffing difficulties. In recent editions, the Three Forks Voice has addressed the challenges that the Three Forks School District...
Headwaters Area Food bank asks residents to 'grow a row'
With hints of spring flowing through Three Forks air, many residents have begun preparing their gardens. To help provide a balanced diet to their clients, the Headwaters Area Food Bank asks that...
Canine Companion: Student seeks permission for 'Abe' to come to school
A Three Forks High School student approached the school board at their March 15 meeting seeking permission to bring her 17-week-old puppy Abe to school with her. Abe isn't just any ordinary dog. He is a Canine Companion in training. Canine... Full story
School Board approves recommendation to general fund mill levies for $640k
The Three Forks School Board unanimously passed a motion to recommend that voters approve $640,000 in General Fund mill levies at their March 15 meeting. The district will use the funds from this... Full story
Three Forks City Council approves additional $15,000 for well expenses, streets superintendent steps down
The Three Forks City Council approved allocating an additional $15,000 for costs associated with the digging and testing wells for the public water supply at their March 10 meeting. The city will use $12,000 for conducting a 72-hour pump test of...
Willow Creek School Board discuses changes
The Willow Creek School Board met Tuesday afternoon to discuss potential changes for the district. With only 17 staff members in the Willow Creek School District, many find themselves working multiple positions. However, the Willow Creek School...
Let the Freedom ring–or roll–in the Gallatin Valley
Residents of the Gallatin Valley and law enforcement officials welcomed the western group of the People's Convoy–dubbed the Montana Freedom Convoy by many–that passed through the area on March 2.... Full story