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Public Hearing for proposed Flood Mitigation Special Improvement District next week
At the September 27 Council meeting, the City of Three Forks is conducting a public hearing and decision on a Resolution of Intent to create the Jefferson River Flood Mitigation Special Improvement... Full story
Three Forks Area Ambulance in need of volunteers
The Three Forks Area Ambulance service is in desperate need of volunteers. With their current number, board member Barbara Mutter has dire concerns with the size of the service area, the rise in population including southern Broadwater County, and... Full story
Stahly Engineering awarded project for Old Town Bridge design
After a public bidding process, Gallatin County has procured the services of Stahly Engineering to complete the design work for the closed bridge on Old Town Road. At a Road and Bridge Meeting last... Full story
Column: Announcing is tough
I love to watch football and was a little more than fired up to watch the Denver Broncos open the NFL season with a Monday Night Football matchup at Seattle. It turns out it was a very bizarre game with an awful ending. Even worse, I had to listen...
Wolves football back on the road Friday at Big Timber
The Three Forks High School football team will look to get out of the gates strong when they travel Friday for a conference matchup at Big Timber. In action last week, the Wolves (2-2, 0-2 Southern... Full story
Column: Did I really just panic buy Sriracha?
At the onset of the recent COVID-19 pandemic, I would cringe whenever I would go to the store and see people loading up their carts with toilet paper. I had no idea why everyone thought they needed excessive amounts, and it was frustrating when I... Full story
Wolves XC fares well at Bozeman Invite
The Three Forks High School Cross Country team had an impressive showing competing against some of the top-ranked teams from all MHSA classes at last week's Bozeman Invite. Head Coach Tara Forsberg said Bryon Fanning and Beau Johnston had excellent... Full story
Column: The morbid joy of funeral sandwiches
Every so often, I get in a bit of a rut when it comes to the nightly dinner menu, and we seem to be eating tacos and spaghetti a bit more than we probably should. While there is certainly nothing wrong with either, we probably eat them more than we... Full story
Our View: Hats off to the historical society
During the summer of 2021, I had a wonderful experience working at the Three Forks Visitors Information Center. It served as a great way to promote the Three Forks area and meet and visit with many of the people who were visiting the area. During thi...
Flying Buffalo Project this month at Madison Buffalo Jump State Park
It will be fun for all ages on September 10 at the Madison Buffalo Jump State Park near Three Forks. The Park is hosting a Flying Buffalo Project event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. According to Montana State Parks AmeriCorps member Melanie Hertgen, the... Full story
Certified candidates announced for Nov. 8 ballot
Broadwater County Clerk and Recorder and Elections Administrator Angie Paulsen announced last week the certified candidates set to appear on the ballot for the November 8 election. In the race for Broadwater County Commissioner Seat 2, incumbent...
Wolves open with win over Red Lodge
It was a tremendous start to the season for the Three Forks High School football team, who picked up a 20-6 road win on August 26 over Red Lodge. "It felt good to go out and watch the kids compete. They battled every rep and gave tremendous effort th... Full story
Three Forks finishes 4th at Choteau Tourney
Not only was the Three Forks High School Volleyball team able to gain valuable experience with 12 two-set matches in two days at last week's Choteau Tournament, but they also shined on the court, finishing in fourth place. "We are so excited about... Full story
Montana Warrior Run-Gallatin Valley Saturday in Three Forks
The second annual Montana Warrior Run-Gallatin Valley, which raises money for area veterans, is scheduled for Saturday, August 27, in Three Forks. The Impact Montana event features a 10K/10K Ruck at 8:30 a.m., a 5K at 10 a.m., and one mile run at... Full story
Column: Where in the world is the sesame seed remover?
The summer before my senior year of high school, I was 17 and thought I knew EVERYTHING. Looking back two-plus decades, I did not know much about ANYTHING. At the end of my junior year, I decided to get a job and the best option at the time was fast... Full story
Pinky and the Floyd playing inaugural Bridger Brewing show
It should be an incredible night in a beautiful setting when Pinky and the Floyd take to the stage Friday, August 26, at the inaugural concert at the Bridger Brewing Three Forks location. To founding... Full story