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 By Eliza McLaughlin    News    July 27, 2022

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

 By Eliza McLaughlin    News    July 20, 2022

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

 By Eliza McLaughlin    News    July 20, 2022

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


Headwaters Bank run kicks to the starting line

On Saturday, July 23, the Headwaters Bank Run will make its "COVID comeback" and take to the trails with approximately 100 runners. Racers can still register to participate in a 5K, 10K and a half-mar... Full story

 By Eliza McLaughlin    News    July 13, 2022

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...

 By Eliza McLaughlin    News    July 6, 2022

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...

 By Eliza McLaughlin    News    June 22, 2022

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

 By Eliza McLaughlin    News    June 8, 2022

City helping with sidewalk replacements

Three Forks residents can get assistance replacing their dilapidated sidewalks from the city as part of a project to beautify the streets while making them safer, according to an email sent by the city on June 1. "The City is committed to the... 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

 By Eliza McLaughlin    News    June 1, 2022

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

 By Eliza McLaughlin    News    May 25, 2022

Board approves 4-day school week

The Three Forks school board unanimously adopted a four-day school week for the 2022-2023 school year during its May 18 meeting, following the trend set by many other small town, Montana schools. With the new schedule, students will begin their... Full story


Board discusses high school softball team

More than a dozen community members approached the Three Forks High school board with the request to consider a high school girls softball team for the next spring sports season and to share their softball experience during the board's May 18... Full story

 By Eliza McLaughlin    News    May 18, 2022

City Council approves zoning changes

The Three Forks City Council unanimously passed three changes to local zoning ordinances which will allow conditional use permits for adult-use marijuana dispensaries and work-live structures, during its May 10 meeting. The council also held a... 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...


Public hearings fill the Council Agenda

The Three Forks City Council held a public hearing for the first reading of four amendments regarding adult marijuana use, city water system regulations and proposed zoning changes. The city council... Full story


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...

 By Eliza McLaughlin    News    March 9, 2022

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


Townsend Tire breaks ground on new location

Townsend Tire has broken ground on their new Three Forks/Wheatland location. Mike Larson, the owner of Townsend Tire, says that the shop's grand opening will be in June 2022; however, construction... Full story


Three Forks Dog License Renewals Due April 15

Three Forks residents with dogs need to relicense their dogs before April 15, per city ordinance 6-4A-2. Dog licenses cost $15 per dog and need renewal every year. Owners with four or more dogs must... Full story


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