Articles from the August 10, 2022 edition
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Rockin' the Rivers this week at the 'Bridge'
Later this week, music enthusiasts across Montana will make their way to the "Bridge" near Three Forks for the 21st annual Rockin' the Rivers Music Festival. The popular local event is scheduled to... Full story
Free well test kits available for Three Forks residents
The Gallatin Local Water Quality District, in partnership with the Montana State University Extension Water Quality well-educated program, is offering free well testing kits to county residents using private drinking water wells. Well testing kits... Full story
Townsend to give final Missouri Headwaters State Park Summer Speaker Series talk of 2022
Gene Townsend, lifelong resident of the Three Forks area, will present a talk on Saturday, at 7:00 p.m. at the Missouri Headwaters State Park. The talk will be on the history of the towns and settlements in the Headwaters Park and Three Forks... Full story
Fire prevention and preparedness key to safety during fire season
Prevention and preparedness play an essential role in staying safe during the fire season. Montana Agricultural Safety Program Director Dana Jansen said the first step to fire prevention is awareness of potential sources that could start a blaze....
Our View: Thanks for all you do firefighters
“Fire season” is a scary time for residents across the Treasure State. With the temperatures in the 90s for what seems like weeks and open burning banned in the Three Forks area, we wanted to take some time to thank all the area fighters and let...
Column: Vacations Past
Being an adult in the summer is far different from childhood innocence, where it was a magical time, often being outside from the early morning to when the streetlights came on. Instead of enjoying the weather and putting hundreds of miles on my... Full story
Armstrong takes new path after 36 years at Caverns
Thirty-six years ago, Rhea Armstrong took on a summer gig as a tour guide at the Lewis and Clark Caverns. Since then, she has worked in various positions at the park, her most recent being the park manager. Now, she is leaving the multi-decade...
Several key proposals on the horizon for Montana's fisheries
Anglers will have multiple opportunities in the coming months to weigh in on a variety of proposals affecting fishing and recreation management for Montana's fisheries. Two efforts look at fishing regulations and fisheries management statewide,... Full story
FWP Wolf report shows stable population numbers through 2021
Wolf numbers and distribution continue to be stable across Montana, according to numbers released Monday in the 2021 Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Wolf Report. "What the data shows us really isn't surprising," said FWP Director Hank Worsech.... Full story
Broadwater County Receives $400,000 of Grant Funding to Support Three Forks Brewery Expansion
The Montana Department of Commerce announced last week that $400,000 of federal economic development grant funding has been allocated to Broadwater County to provide a loan to Jackrabbit Pub, LLC for... Full story
Coaches Corner: Relationships
Relationships are the core of everything…they are embedded in every part of our lives. Some of them may be healthy, while others aren’t. We may feel closer to people that we aren’t even related to and feel distant from those in our own...
Buckcherry takes to the stage August 12 at Rockin' the Rivers
Editor's Note: Buckcherry is scheduled to play Rockin' the Rivers on Friday, August 12. Buckcherry went into 2020 ready to tour throughout the year promoting the band's 2019 release, "Warpaint." The... Full story
MT 64 TIGER Grant Project in Big Sky Making Steady Progress
Local Big Sky residents have patiently followed the MT 64 TIGER Grant project since it was awarded to Gallatin County in 2019. Now, the surrounding community is witnessing the initial improvements take shape. “We are pleased to have this project...
Governor Gianforte Announces Meat Processed in Montana More Than Doubled in Last Year
Governor Greg Gianforte last week announced meat processed in Montana facilities more than doubled in the last fiscal year. "Montana meat processors continued their strong momentum, more than doubling the amount of meat processed over the last...
Big Sky Country State Fair announces attendance numbers
Final attendance numbers are in from the annual Big Sky Country State Fair held in Bozeman, MT July 20-24. The regional attraction drew 40,100 people; numbers were slightly down from 2021, with a...