Articles from the October 13, 2021 edition
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Districts statewide struggling to staff their school bus routes
Despite offering perks, paid training, and higher wages, school districts and bus companies across Montana are scrambling to fill vacant school bus driver positions. Though there is a continual... Full story
Changes to annual City Fall Cleanup
With the Fall Cleanup dumpsters scheduled for October 23, City of Three Forks officials announced a significant change to the annual event at the Rodeo Grounds. According to City Clerk Crystal Turner, Republic Services does not have enough drivers to...
Sheriff discusses break-ins, thefts at local trailheads
Vehicle break-ins and thefts at trailheads in Gallatin County were once again a problem during the summer months of 2021. The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office reported an uptick of the instances in September, and according to Sheriff Dan Springer,... Full story
2021 event a boon for rodeo board
After record attendance numbers in 2021, Three Forks Rodeo Executive Secretary Christina Kamps joked that board members are still recovering from July’s annual Three Forks NRA Rodeo. Three months after the event, Kamps said last week she was...
Niedermeyer hired to fill chamber position
The Three Forks Chamber of Commerce has a new Executive Director. Deb Niedermeyer, who was hired to fill the position earlier this month, said she is thrilled to be selected. Niedermeyer was drawn to the position because of the small-town feel of...
Partnering with Parents: Tools for Parents
TFS teachers and staff took part in a PIR professional development session this past Friday. These PIR days provide a great opportunity to bring in experts from around the state that can share their insight and talents on a variety of topics,...
Middle School Team Shines at Home Event
The Three Forks Middle School Cross Country team did not disappoint in front of home fans at the recent Headwaters Invitational. It was a great day for both the girls' and boys' teams, with top times from numerous runners in the two-mile race. Chris... Full story
Guest Opinion: County Commissioners discuss bond for Law and Justice Center
Gallatin County voters: we heard you. In two different elections, you rejected proposals to replace your aging Law and Justice Center. And we understand. The price tags for those proposed bonds were... Full story
With regular season winding down, Three Forks Cross Country continues to excel
With just one meet left in the regular season, the Three Forks High School Cross Country team continued their impressive 2021 season with a strong finish at last week's Capital City 7 on 7 event in...
Three Forks battles to the final whistle against rival Manhattan
While the outcome did not go their way, the Three Forks High School football team fought to the end of last week’s 26-7 road loss at rival Manhattan. After a scoreless first quarter, the Tigers would outscore the Wolves 20-0 in the second quarter....
Bozeman Health presents roadmap for inpatient psychiatric unit
Bozeman Health, the dominant medical care provider in Montana's most rapidly growing region, has announced plans to develop a 12-bed adult inpatient psychiatric unit at Deaconess Hospital by 2023,... Full story
Future Fisheries Improvement Program grant deadline is Nov. 15
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks reminds landowners, watershed groups and others that this winter's deadline to apply for Future Fisheries Improvement Program grants is November 15. The goal of FWP's Future Fisheries Program is to restore rivers, s... Full story
Governor Gianforte Solicits Applications, Nominations for Judgeships in 13th, 18th Judicial Districts
HELENA, Mont. – Governor Greg Gianforte today again solicited applications and nominations for vacancies in both the 13th Judicial District (Yellowstone County) and 18th Judicial District (Gallatin County). The governor is still accepting...
Our Covid Cocoon: The Parents Aren't Alright
HELENA, Mont. - My unvaccinated 7-year-old son began hacking and sneezing in late September as the hospitals in our home state of Montana started buckling under the latest covid surge. I took him to get tested when his symptoms wouldn't go away. The...