Articles from the May 24, 2023 edition

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 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    May 24, 2023

Three Forks Tennis Wins Divisional Title

The Three Forks High School Tennis team is the 2023 Southeast Division Champions. With the first-place finish at last week's tournament in Billings, six Wolves will compete at the state tournament sch... Full story

 By Jack H. Smith    News    May 24, 2023

Council continues work on Capital Improvements Plan

The City of Three Forks is continuing work to update its Capital Improvements Plan (CIP). At a Council meeting earlier this month, Jerry Grebenc with Great West Engineering discussed the CIP, which he said is essentially a prioritized list of... Full story

 By Jack H. Smith    News    May 24, 2023

Sheriff: Many unknowns about new rest area

With the Headwaters Rest Area near the intersection of Interstate 90 and US 287 set to open sometime this summer, Broadwater County Sheriff Nick Rauser said there are many unknowns about the facility. In an interview last week, Rauser explained he... Full story

 By Jack H. Smith    News    May 24, 2023

Rural Press Call: Tester discusses fentanyl crisis in Treasure State

In a Rural Press Call last week, U.S. Senator Jon Tester discussed his efforts to declare fentanyl a National Emergency. “One of our greatest threats at home is the influx of fentanyl and other dangerous drugs that are literally tearing Montana... Full story

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    May 24, 2023

Three Forks golf team finishes 4th at state

The Three Forks High School Girls' Golf team ended their season in style at last week's Class B State Tournament in Shelby. The Wolves had two golfers earn All-State honors on their way to a fourth-pl... Full story

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    May 24, 2023

Wolves pick up win at Divisional Tournament

A fantastic inaugural campaign for the Three Forks High School Softball team ended at last week’s Western B/C Divisional Softball Tournament. After a 7-1 opening-round loss to St. Ignatius/Arlee-Charlo, the Wolves (8-10) bounced back with an... Full story


Our View: Be vigilant of scams

Last Monday, I had the opportunity to interview Commissioner Troy Downing and two members of the Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance's Financial Abuse Specialist Team (FAST). It was very... Full story

 By Jack H. Smith    Opinion    May 24, 2023

Column: The magical last days of school

With the school year ending, it brings back many memories, especially those of grade school and what was always a very relaxed pace at the end of the year. Looking back, I’m pretty sure nothing important got completed in the last two weeks of the... Full story


Carter Alvin Collins

On May 13th, Carter beat us home unexpectedly. Our young son blasted out of here just like he came into this world through a hail of prayers, Love and support, all the likes of which we could have never foreseen. Carter was born in Bozeman, Montana... Full story


City of Three Forks gets final approval on $75,000 grant for Headwaters Trail System Extension

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks announced last week that the City of Three Forks will receive a $75,000 federal Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grant to be used for Phase One of the Headwaters Trail System Extension. According to the Project...


Broadwater County Emergency Response Facility Meeting scheduled for May 31

The Broadwater County Commission is inviting residents in the southern end of the county to a public meeting about the preliminary architecture report for the Broadwater County Emergency Response Facility. The meeting will take place on Wednesday,...


Historical Society Meeting June 1

The Three Forks Area Historical Society is having its monthly meeting on Thursday, June 1st, at 7:00 p.m. in the Methodist Annex. Agenda items include report on downtown museum’s roof, planning for the Mystery Dinner Theatre on July 7th, reports...


Local Memorial Day Services next week

The annual Memorial Day Services are scheduled for Monday, May 29, starting at 9 a.m. at Veterans Park in Three Forks. After the park, the services will move to the Three Forks Fairview Cemetery at 10 a.m., followed by the Willow Creek (Mount Green)...

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    May 24, 2023

Three Forks qualifies 11 for State Meet

At last week's Southern B Divisional Meet, the Three Forks High School Track and Field team qualified 11 student-athletes for the 2023 Class B State Meet Scheduled for May 25 to 27 in Butte.... Full story


Hebgen Dam flow increasing May 26 to enhance Madison River trout spawning gravel

NorthWestern Energy will increase the volume of water releases from Hebgen Dam to flush fine sediments from Madison River gravel to enhance the quality of spawning gravels that support the healthy wild trout fishery. Hebgen Dam outflows will...

 By Ellie West    Opinion    May 24, 2023

Coaches Corner: Are you living with a scarcity or abundance mindset

I grew up in a large family, and one limiting belief passed on to us was a scarcity mindset. I remember Dad telling us to get a good job with benefits, work hard, save as much as possible for 40 years, and then retire, as money doesn’t grow on tree...


Gallatin City-County Health Department Rescinds Closure Order and Institutes New Health Officer Order with Corrective Actions Required Prior to Dave's Sushi Reopening

Since being ordered to close on April 20, 2023, food samples – including salmon and morel mushrooms – from Dave's Sushi have been collected and analyzed. To date, all samples have come back negative for a series of pathogens and toxins. A thoroug...


FWP takes closer look at licensing mistake, makes allowances

After a closer review of the licenses that were mistakenly over-drawn last week, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is going to allow the drawing to stand for one bighorn sheep license type and two moose license types. For sheep license 482-20 the quota...


Matt Hagedorn, one of Montana's newest professional auctioneers at 18 years old

Matt Hagedorn, son of Scott & Dawn Hagedorn of HAGEDORN AUCTION Twin Bridges, recently graduated from the Western College of Auctioneering to become one of Montana's newest professional... Full story


Gallatin County Sheriff's Report May 23, 2023

Page 1 of 35 GCSO Media Report - All Printed on May 24, 2023 Date/Time Call For Service #: Location Type of Call 05/23/23 00:45:04 CFS23-059194 INTERSTATE 90 HWY and OFF RAMP (0.1 TRAFFIC STOP 05/23/23 00:45:04 - Largess, Andrew - 679 - Traffic Stop... Full story


Gallatin County Sheriff's Report May 24, 2023

Page 1 of 39 GCSO Media Report - All Printed on May 25, 2023 Date/Time Call For Service #: Location Type of Call 05/24/23 00:11:33 CFS23-059658 MILL ST and DRIVEWAY (39.8 feet) 30 EMS:COLD FIRE:HOT 05/24/23 00:11:33 - Greer, Andrew - New CFS... Full story


Gallatin County Sheriff's Report May 22, 2023

Page 1 of 31 GCSO Media Report - All Printed on May 23, 2023 Date/Time Call For Service #: Location Type of Call 05/22/23 00:25:16 CFS23-058691 PATROL CHECK 05/22/23 00:25:16 - Hill, Gray - 655 - PAT CFS 05/22/23 00:25:59 - Hill, Gray - no checks... Full story


Broadwater County Sheriff's Report May 21-27, 2023

Page 1 of 6 MEDIA REPORT Printed on May 29, 2023 CFS Date/Time Street Name Code : Description 05/21/23 00:31 TSTOP : Traffic Stop 05/21/23 01:11 TSTOP : Traffic Stop 05/21/23 02:09 TSTOP : Traffic Stop 05/21/23 07:12 24 : 24/7 05/21/23 08:36 LOWER... Full story


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