Articles from the April 5, 2023 edition
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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
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
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...
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
$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...