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 By Jack H. Smith    News    October 16, 2019 

District wants fair share of TEDD taxes

With around 100 kids enrolled from Broadwater County, the Three Forks School District is hoping to get their fair shake of any new taxes from the proposed Wheatland Targeted Economic Development District. The board of trustees conducted a special...

 
 By Tom Elpel    News    October 16, 2019 

Missouri River Corps of Rediscovery: Throwing Sand

"Passed the mouth of the River Que Courre (rapid R[)] on the L. S. and Came to a Short distance above, this River is 152 yards wide at the mouth & 4 feet Deep Throwing out Sands like the Platt (on...

 

DEQ approves plant improvements

The City of Three Forks Arsenic Treatment Plants improvements have been approved by the Department of Environmental Quality. In early 2019, it was discovered that arsenic was breaking through the media on well #2 and it was shut down due to MCL excee...

 
 By Tom Elpel    News    October 9, 2019

Missouri River Corps of Rediscovery: Layover

"This morning set out at an early hour, and come too at ½ after 7 A. M. on the Lard. Shore 1¼ miles above the mouth of a small creek which we named Corvus, in consequence of having kiled...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    October 2, 2019

Chamber hosting Business After Hours event

Three Forks Chamber members will have the opportunity to learn more about Digital Marketing at Business After Hours event next week. The event is scheduled to take place Wednesday, October 9 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Headwaters Golf Course Club...

 

It's Homecoming Week In Three Forks

It's once again time for Homecoming in Three Forks. This week's high school festivities include a parade, volleyball game, football game, as well as various student activities throughout the week. The Wednesday schedule includes a staff versus...

 

District discusses portables

Continued growth and a lack of space for students and teachers has the Three Forks School District discussing the possibility of portable buildings for the 2020-21 school year. Three Forks Superintendent Jeff Elliott said the district has outgrown...

 

Law & Justice Center tours set for local residents

In an effort to educate voters about November's bond issue, Gallatin County is offering public tours of the Law and Justice Center. Evening tours will be offered September 19, October 1, October 10,...

 

Multiple area fires last week

It was a busy day for area firefighters last Wednesday. According to Whitehall Volunteer Fire Chief Jeremy Ward, the department responded to three calls September 4, all in the Milligan Canyon area...

 

Wrestlers to shine under the lights

Three Forks wrestlers will get a chance to shine under the lights at a special fundraising event next week. The Headwaters Wrestling Academy is hosting a mixer Saturday, September 14 starting at 5...

 

Tudor passes US Tax Court exam

Earlier this year, Dave Tudor of Three Forks received some phenomenal news through the mail. Tudor was informed he was one of 22 who passed the 2018 US Tax Court Exam. According to Tudor who is the owner of Tudor & Associates Inc. in Three...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    August 28, 2019

Vandalism reported at Three Forks church

The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office is investigating a disturbing case of vandalism that took place over the weekend at the United Methodist Church in Three Forks. According to Sergeant Dan...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    August 21, 2019

Enrollment on the rise in Three Forks District

The start of the 2019-20 school year has brought an increase of students in the Three Forks School District. At last night's Three Forks School Board meeting, 8-12 Principal Greg Heys and K-5...

 
 By Tom Elpel    News    August 21, 2019

Missouri River Corps of Rediscovery: Confluence

"Capt Clark thinks that the lower extremity of the low plane would be most eligible for this establishment; it is true that it is much nearer both rivers, and might answer very well, but I think it...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    August 14, 2019

Commissioners place justice center bond on ballot

The Gallatin County Commissioners voted 3-0 Monday to place a $59 million bond to replace the current Law and Justice Center on the November ballot. The new county facility would house the Gallatin...

 
 By STAFF REPORT    News    August 14, 2019

Montana Ride to Remember stopping Aug. 17 in Three Forks

The sixth annual Montana Ride to Remember will be making a stop in August 17 in Three Forks. The event follows Highway 287 from Helena to West Yellowstone and is organized by the Montana POW/MIA...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    August 14, 2019

Lyman returns home to "Rock" the Rivers

On the third day of the Rockin' the Rivers Festival near Three Forks, those in attendance were able to enjoy the sounds of Crashdown Butterfly of Seattle, a band with ties to Southwest Montana. The...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    August 7, 2019

Union members revisit picket line

Members of the Boilermakers Local D-239 made a symbolic return to the picket line last week in Three Forks. The return recognized the one-year anniversary of last year's August 2 lockout date. A...

 

Work continues on Toston project

The Montana Department of Transportation recently released a status update on the Toston Structure Project. According to MDOT, work on both the Missouri River and MRL Bridges continues this week. Contractors working on the embankment began a break...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    July 31, 2019

Rockin' the Rivers next week

In a little over week music enthusiasts from across the state will make their way to "Bridge" near Three Forks for the 19th annual Rockin the Rivers festival. The music festival is scheduled to take...

 

Fee lock box broken into at Greycliff FAS

Law enforcement officials are seeking information about a user fee lock box that was broken into at Greycliff Fishing Access Site along the Madison River. Various tools appear to have been used to break into the metal box and gain access to the...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    July 24, 2019

Buchholz is new Three Forks Trustee

The Three Forks School Board has a new member. The trustees voted unanimously to appoint Robert Buchholz to the position vacated by Candace Rochford. He will serve in the position until the next...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    July 17, 2019

Headwaters Bank Walk/Run next week

Participants from across Southwest Montana will be making their way to Three Forks Saturday, July 27 for the 15th annual Headwaters Bank Walk/Run. Registration is scheduled to start at 6:30 a.m. at Veteran's Park with the Half Marathon scheduled for...

 
 By STAFF REPORT    News    July 10, 2019

Three Forks Rodeo Dayz next week

It's a little over a week away from the biggest celebration of the year in Three Forks. The annual Three Forks Rodeo Dayz are scheduled July 18 to 20 with the busy three days kicking off next Thursday with the Farmer's Market at 4 p.m. and Stick Hors...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    July 10, 2019

Warmer temps on the way

It’s about to get a lot warmer in the Three Forks. According to the National Weather Service in Great Falls, summer-like temperatures will return to Southwest Montana starting today and will likely...

 

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