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Articles from the June 29, 2022 edition

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 By Jack H. Smith    News    June 29, 2022

Officials discuss Old Town Road Bridges

On June 6, Gallatin County announced the closure of one of the bridges on Old Town Road. Last week, the Gallatin County Commission voted at their regular meeting to approve emergency orders to extend... Full story


Softball team hits home run with school board

The Three Forks School Board unanimously approved the addition of a high school girls' softball team for the 2022 fall season at its June 21 meeting, after the recreational softball team approached... Full story


Historical Society Meeting set for June 7

The Three Forks Area Historical Society is having their monthly meeting for on July 7th, at 7:00 p.m. It will be in the Methodist Annex. Items on the agenda include discussion of the Mystery Dinner Theater “Death on the Midnight Train”, planning...

 By Jack H. Smith    Opinion    June 29, 2022

Column: We're Moving?

It is a little bit disheartening I did not have a cat as a pet until I was in my 30s. I was always told I was allergic growing up, and I could never spend time with any cats. I had no idea the joy I was missing. While living in Washington state, I... Full story

 By Jack H. Smith    Opinion    June 29, 2022

Our View: Volunteers huge for Rodeo Dayz

The Three Forks community will come together in a little over two weeks for the annual Rodeo Dayz Celebration. It will be an excellent time for both area residents and visitors who attend the rodeo and various other events that take place over the... Full story


Three Forks listed as Top 10 fishing destination in US

The largest online platform for finding and booking fishing trips nationally has listed Three Forks as one of the ten best summer fishing destinations in the US. Three Forks is included on the 2022 list from FishingBooker with Indian River County... Full story

 By Jack H. Smith    News    June 29, 2022

Marijuana Excise Tax Ballot Measure back on Gallatin County ballot

The results of this month's Marijuana Excise Taxes vote in Gallatin County were not certified and will be back on the ballot in November. The Gallatin County Commissioners voted Monday not to accept the results due to an administrative error dealing...



Raymond Jay Townsend, age 73, a resident of Lisle, IL for 33 years, passed away unexpectedly December 6, 2021. He was born May 9, 1948 in Whitehall, Montana to Inez and Earl Townsend of Trident. The family moved to Three Forks, Montana where Ray... Full story


DEQ to Host Public Meeting on Draft Gallatin River Assessment

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has completed a draft water quality assessment for a segment of the Gallatin River. DEQ completed the assessment after hearing concerns from local groups and receiving a petition to assess the... Full story

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    June 29, 2022

Murphy signs with University of Providence

After a storied track and field career at Three Forks High School, recent graduate Jasmyn Murphy will continue in the sport at the collegiate level. The 2021 Class B Long Jump State Champion, Murphy... Full story


Wrestlers excel at Western States Championships

STAFF REPORT Three Forks wrestlers shined at last week's Western States Championships and Turf War Duals in Farmington, UT. In his first action back since a knee injury kept him out of the high... Full story


Flooding Creates Potential Human Health and Recreational Risks in Rivers Across Montana

River recreators should avoid contact with water during and for at least two weeks after flood events. Floodwaters have already impacted communities in the Yellowstone River basin, and more flooding is anticipated elsewhere in the state, such as in t...


Permanent repairs, upgrades scheduled for Hebgen Dam gate

Permanent repairs and upgrades to the release gate at Hebgen Dam will begin later this summer and are expected to be complete by mid-September. A stem coupling on the release gate failed on Nov. 30, 2021, causing the gate to partially close. An... Full story


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