Articles from the September 15, 2021 edition
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Resurfacing Project Proposed on US 287 Near Three Forks
The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would like to announce and invite the public to comment on a proposal to resurface about 6.5 miles of US 287, southwest of Three Forks. The project on... Full story
Suspected Explosive Device Found at Williams' Bridge Fishing Access
A suspected explosive device was found earlier this month at the Williams’ Bridge Fishing Access Site along the Jefferson River near Three Forks. Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue personnel found what appeared to be a pipe bomb... Full story
Sheriff Springer: Budget Includes Body-Worn-Cameras
The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office is always looking for ways to improve upon the exceptional service we provide to our citizens. With the help of the Gallatin County Commission, we are excited to provide a new tool for our deputies to do just... Full story
First Security Bank makes donation, college fair next week
First Security Bank in Three Forks once again helped out local elementary students at the start of the school year with donations of backpacks and other supplies. Three Forks Elementary Principal Steve Fanning said the bank has been a great...
Writers on the Range: Our New Age of Fire
Fire in the West is expected, and not so long ago, it seemed something the West experienced more than anywhere else. Nationally, big fires were treated as another freak of Western violence, like a grizzly bear attack, or another California quirk... Full story
Wolf hunting and furbearer trapping regulations available online
HELENA – Wolf hunting regulations and furbearer trapping regulations for 2021-2022 are now available on Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks' website. Print versions will be available at FWP offices and other outlets in a few weeks. Wolf season da...
MSU Extension to offer estate and legacy planning learn-at-home course
BOZEMAN — Montana State University Extension and the Montana Community Foundation will collaborate to offer a new learn-at-home course that covers estate and legacy planning topics for Montanans. “Estate/Legacy Planning for Every Montanan” is...
Wolves look to pickup third home victory Friday against Anaconda
The Three Forks High School Football team (2-1) will look to get back into the win column when they wrap up non-conference play Friday night against visiting Anaconda (0-3). In action last week, the... Full story
Gianforte budget director to step down after nine months
HELENA - State Budget Director Kurt Alme, Gov. Greg Gianforte's top fiscal adviser, will leave his position Oct. 1, less than a year after being named to one of the highest-profile roles in state...
Richard Oliver (Dick) MacLaren
RICHARD OLIVER (“DICK”) MACLAREN, 96, of Sunnyvale, CA, went peacefully home to be with The Lord, on Saturday, November 28, 2020. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara Jean MacLaren, in 1960. He is survived by their two children,...
State of Montana to Modernize Drought Management Plan
Governor Greg Gianforte announced last week effort to improve Montana drought and water supply planning. This planning effort was discussed during today’s Governor’s Drought and Water Supply Committee meeting. Approved in 1995, the existing...
Fire restrictions updated in several southwest Montana counties
BOZEMAN – Fire restrictions have been updated for properties managed by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks in several counties. Fire restrictions have been rescinded for FWP properties in Deer Lodge, Granite, Gallatin and Park counties. Stage-1...
USDA Accepts More than 2.5 Million Acres in Grassland CRP Signup, Double Last Year's Signup
BOZEMAN -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has accepted offers for more than 2.5 million acres from agricultural producers and private landowners for enrollment through this year’s Grassland Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Signup....
Museum of the Rockies to offer free admission for annual Museum Day on Sept. 18
BOZEMAN - The Museum of the Rockies will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, Sept. 18, as part of Smithsonian Magazine's 17th annual Museum Day. The day is billed as a national celebration of curiosity in which participating museums match t...