Articles from the May 11, 2022 edition
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Voters deny levies
Local voters last week denied two general fund levies for the Three Forks School District. In unofficial results from the Gallatin County Elections Department, the $241,650 high school district levy was defeated 546 to 340. The $398,350 elementary...
Gov. Gianforte presses to extinguish all fires in 2022 Montana wildfire briefing
Gov. Greg Gianforte asked land managers for their commitment to aggressive initial attack to extinguish all wildfires at a 2022 wildfire briefing in Helena last week. "In Montana, we do not, and will not, have a 'let it burn' policy," Gov. Greg... Full story
Eye on the prize: Murphy has lofty goals for 2022 postseason
After a winning state title in the long jump at the 2021 Class B State Meet in Laurel, Three Forks senior standout Jasmyn Murphy is readying for the 2022 postseason that begins Friday at the District... Full story
Golfers battle wind at home invite
The Three Forks High School golf team wrapped up the regular season in windy conditions at the Headwaters Invitation. Head Coach Aaron Harkins said what started as a picture-perfect day on their home...
Guest Editorial: It's time to stop warehousing people with dementia at the State Hospital
One of us is a Republican legislator representing rural Gallatin County. The other is a Democratic legislator representing the city of Missoula. Despite our political differences, we are committed to taking action to end the crisis at the Montana... Full story
Coaches Corner: Follow your Heart
Throughout history, many cultures have emphasized the importance of following our hearts or listening to our hearts. When we speak of the "heart" we are not referring to the physical organ but our spiritual heart. Our heart is the key to our deepest...
Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park announces tours for 2022 season
Staff at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park are pleased to reopen the cave for the 2022 season. Tours will be offered until Sept. 30. Visitors are encouraged to visit the state parks website...
Letter to the Editor: Hamilton running for House District 69
To the voters of House District 69: In the last legislative session, our lawmakers spent less time searching for solutions to problems our communities are facing, and more time on nationally-driven issues. Our district deserves better, and I am... Full story
Tennis postseason starts this week
The Three Forks High School tennis team will open up the postseason this week at the Southern B Divisional Tournament scheduled for May 12 and 13 in Butte. In action last week in Billings, Three...
City of Three Forks accepting applications for Judge position
STAFF REPORT The City of Three Forks is accepting applications for a City Judge. According to City Treasurer and Court Clerk Kelly Smith, Judge Wanda Drusch has put in her resignation for June 30, and they will be looking to fill the position as soon... Full story
Avian Influenza Reported in Backyard Flock in Gallatin County
Gallatin County officials were notified that avian influenza A (H5N1) was detected in a flock of domestic poultry located in rural Gallatin County. The site was identified late last week near Manhattan/Belgrade. The Montana Department of Livestock...
Commerce Awards $580,000 in Workforce Training Grants
The Montana Department of Commerce announced last week that more than $580,000 of grant funding has been awarded to 22 Montana non-profit and for-profit businesses for skill-based training of new and existing employees. The funding is through...
Gallatin County Treatment Court Hosting Informational Meeting For Volunteers
Interested in learning about peer support, peer coaching or volunteering with the Gallatin County Treatment Court? Please join us for a very informative meeting. The Gallatin County Treatment Court will be hosting a meeting on Thursday, June 2 from 6...
Poll finds three-quarters of Montanans worried about housing affordability
Housing affordability, development and Montana's changing character topped the list of issues Montanans identified as serious problems facing the state in a poll commissioned by University of Montana researchers last month. A striking majority of... Full story