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Articles from the July 27, 2022 edition

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 By Eliza McLaughlin    News    July 27, 2022

School board seeks, approves new hires

The Three Forks School Board approved four new hires and a bus driver signing bonus for the 2022-23 school year, during its July 19 meeting. The board hired Sarah Dolan and Sarah Sapp as the middle school's and high school's secretary, respectively.... Full story

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    July 27, 2022

Wrestling under the lights August 6

Area wrestlers will get a chance to "wrestle under the lights" on August 6 at the Keith Pierce Memorial Folkstyle Tournament at the Three Forks High School football field. According to tournament director Shaun Hungerford, this is the third time... Full story


Madison River public hearing for rule proposal August 2

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will hold a public hearing via telephone to collect comment on an administrative rule change that was proposed by the Fish and Wildlife Commission at its June meeting. The public hearing will be Aug. 2 at 6 p.m.... Full story


Headwaters Bank Run returns

STAFF REPORT The Headwaters Bank Run returned to Three Forks last Saturday for the first time since 2019. Sixty-eight competitors participated in the 5K, 10K, or Half Marathon. The top female...


The Prairie Doc: Bring home memories, not ticks

Recently our family went on a camping trip. Our kids loved how we canoed our supplies across a lake and set up our campsite. My wife and I were reminded how much work it is. Soon our children were experiencing more mosquitos, flies, caterpillars,...

 By Jack H. Smith    Opinion    July 27, 2022

Column: With a shoe

When I lived for a short time in the Front Range area of Colorado, I quickly found out the residents of the state have crazy love for locally grown peaches and green chili. It is not uncommon to see green chili put on burritos, burgers, omelets, and...


Wade Ray Hansen

Wade Ray Hansen of Three Forks took his final ride to Heaven on July 19, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. Wade was born on April 24th, 1965, to Jay and Patricia Hansen in Glasgow, Montana. Wade was raised in Manhattan, Montana and graduated... Full story


MSU announces Three Forks graduates

From the MSU News Service Montana State University awarded 1,813 undergraduate degrees during its 136th commencement ceremonies held May 13 at the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse. A list of the graduates follows. Montana students are listed first, followed...

 By Ellie West    Opinion    July 27, 2022

Coaches Corner: Choose Happy

About eight years ago, I first heard the song “Happy” by Pharrell Williams while at work on an airplane. With no passengers on board, we played the song as it set the tone for our day. I knew it would be a hit. The song is full of positive...

 By Eric Dietrich    News    July 27, 2022

Governor focuses housing task force on regulatory relief

As Gov. Greg Gianforte described the job facing his newly convened housing task force Wednesday, he made a point of asking the group's 26 members to think outside the box as they spend the next... Full story


Montana FWP seeks public input on revisions to Elk Management Plan

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public input on revisions to the statewide Elk Management Plan last adopted in 2005. FWP began work on the revised plan in 2020, when a citizen’s group was convened to develop guiding principles for the...


Open burning closed, DNRC gives weekly fire update

STAFF REPORT It was a busy July 20 for the Three Forks Volunteer Fire Department responding to four fire calls within 90 minutes. The department had also responded to a wind driven grass fire on July 18. The department also announced last week that... Full story

 By Keely Larson    News    July 27, 2022

What to know about smoke and health this summer

When wildfire smoke billows from its source and lingers in the air, the haze brings coughs and questions for many Montana residents. Among them: How should I interpret air quality ratings? How does... Full story


Update of Three Forks School registration

The Three Forks School District will require an annual registration process for all students beginning with the 2022-23 school year.  This will be an on-line process that will require parents to update household and contact information annually.... Full story


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