Articles from the April 5, 2023 edition

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Corb Lund to play Three Forks show

For many artists, making albums tends to become a longer, more involved process as they get further into their careers, learn more about studio capabilities and achieve more success. For country... Full story


Superintendent Discusses General Fund Mill Levy

The Three Forks School Board recently approved a General Fund Mill Levy to be placed on the ballot in May. With the addition of approximately 32,800 square feet, there continues to be increased... Full story


Candidate forum, open house next week

STAFF REPORT A total of five candidates have filed to run for two open seats on the Three Forks School Board in the upcoming May 2 election. The candidates running for the two three-year terms are Emily Kennedy, Brooke Pestel, Lori Sayers, Travis Sho... Full story

 By TROY DOWNING    Opinion    April 5, 2023

Op Ed: Are You Ready for Another Flood Season?

My team and I were on the ground in eastern Montana helping families work with their insurance companies to rebuild immediately following the devastating flooding of 2022. Meeting at the civic center in Red Lodge with hundreds of Montanans, we... Full story

 By Jack H. Smith    Opinion    April 5, 2023

Column: Plenty of fun at the Alta

I could probably fill a Stephen King-length book with the stupid things I’ve done, and I’m sure I will generate enough foolishness to generate a sequel. The only saving grace is that there was usually a lesson learned, and it often makes for a... Full story


Three Forks Council to vote on water, sewer rate resolution

STAFF REPORT The Three Forks City Council will vote April 11 on the second reading of a resolution that would add a four-inch water meter base rate and restructure minimum (base) sewer and water rates. According to City Officials, the resolution... Full story


Coaches Corner by Ellie West: Expectations

Expectations can be a heavy burden, but they can also be a source of inspiration. Maya Angelou once said, “I can be changed by what happens to me, but I refuse to be reduced by it.” We all have hopes, dreams, and expectations for our future, but...

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    April 5, 2023

Solid start to season for Wolves tennis

There were many positives in the season-opening competition for the Three Forks High School Tennis team. According to Head Coach Janna Lauver, the team opened on March 31 against Granite and... Full story


3 Qualify for Fargo Nationals

STAFF REPORT Three Forks Wrestling will be well represented at the 2023 US Marine Corps Junior and 16U Nationals set for July 15 to 23 in Fargo, North Dakota. Competing at the recent USAW Northwest... Full story


Robert E. Jones

Robert E. Jones, (94), of Three Forks, MT, passed away on March 26, 2023, at Bozeman Deaconess Hospital. Robert was born to R. Frank and Nora D. Jones on August 3, 1928, in Bozeman, MT. He lived in Three Forks all 94 years. At the age of 13, Robert... Full story

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    April 5, 2023

Softball plays first two games, track and golf yet to compete

After falling 17-2 at Florence in the program's first game Friday, the Three Forks High School Softball team played far better in the second game of the doubleheader. Head Coach Clay Feliciano said with the first game in program history, jitters... Full story


Gallatin County Clerk of District Court's Office Warns of Jury Duty Phone Scam

The Gallatin County Clerk of District Court's Office and local law enforcement want to alert the public about a telephone scam occurring in our area. The scammer calls pretending to be a deputy sheriff demanding payment for failure to comply with... Full story

 By Amanda Eggert    News    April 5, 2023

$1 million wildlife crossings fund passes MT legislative committee

A bill seeking to make Montana roadways safer for motorists and wildlife by creating a $1 million pilot program for wildlife crossing structures passed out of committee last week. The House Fish,... Full story


MSU Extension shares weather-based spring fertilizer adjustments

From the MSU News Service A Montana State University Extension soil fertility specialist suggests considering spring soil water content and temperatures when making fertilizer decisions for the upcoming growing season. According to Clain Jones, MSU...


Seniors in Southwest Montana are Facing Extreme Cost of Living Pressure

A number of economic pressures are hitting the wallets of seniors living in and around Gallatin County. Rising rents, a significant deficit in affordable housing, inflation, high medical costs, and the recent cessation of the Montana Emergency Rental...

 By Matt Wemple    Community    April 5, 2023

Conversations: Roland Deane

Author's Note: Hound hunting is a time-honored sporting tradition in Montana and the World. When you hear houndsmen talk of the high number of animals they chase and tree, the vast majority are left t... Full story


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