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 By STAFF REPORT    News    December 4, 2019 

Three Forks Christmas Stroll Friday

It's once again time for the annual Three Forks Christmas Stroll. The popular annual event hosted by the Three Forks Chamber of Commerce is scheduled for Friday, December 6 and will feature a...

 
 By Axon Parker    News    November 27, 2019

Plenty of positives at school board meeting

The Three Forks School Board meeting on November 19 reported encouraging developments on several fronts. Lisa Morgan said that the auditors are on campus, focusing primarily on 2018, and that the building reserve fund has been divided into four sub...

 
 By Tom Elpel    News    November 27, 2019

Missouri River Corps of Rediscovery: Taste of Freedom

"Set out after a heavy Shower of rain and proceeded on the Same Course of last night passed a large butifull Prarie on the S. S. opposit a large Island, Calld Saukee Prarie, a gentle breese from the S...

 

Memorial to have new home at Veterans Park

A memorial erected by the late Navy Veteran Bud Lilly to honor Japanese Americans who served in World War II will soon have a new home in Veteran's Park in Three Forks. The memorial that tells the...

 

Speech and Drama team starts strong

It has been an amazing start to the season for the Three Forks High School Speech and Drama team. Just two meets into the season, the Wolves have found early success in Billings and the Beaverhead High meet in Dillon. Three Forks finished first in...

 

Voters reject proposed law and justice center

Gallatin County voters rejected last week a proposed $59 million bond to replace the current Law and Justice Center. In unofficial final results from the Gallatin County Elections Office, the bond...

 

Willow Creek School Seeks Filling Stations

The Willow Creek School is raising money for two new water bottle filling stations. According to science teacher Joyce Pollastro, the school tells students that they are "thinking" best when they...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    November 6, 2019

Voters retain Gifford as Three Forks Mayor

Sean Gifford will remain Mayor of Three Forks. In unofficial final results provided by Gallatin County, the incumbent received 332 votes, defeating current council member and longtime Mayor Gene...

 

Fundraiser established

A team of community members has come together to help support the family of a beloved Gallatin County Sheriff's Office deputy who lost his life in the line of duty. On Tuesday night, the group created an online fundraiser seeking donations to help...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    November 6, 2019

Positive Posse making a difference at Three Forks Elementary School

The "Positive Posse" is doing some amazing things at Three Forks Elementary School. According to Principal Steven Fanning, members of the posse assist during recess blocks for grades K-2, acting as...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    October 30, 2019

Commission approves "Hoot Owl" restrictions

The Montana Fish, Parks, & Wildlife Commission approved earlier this month permanent "Hoot Owl" Restrictions on the lower Madison River. Proposal 31 was part of the 2020 Fishing Regulations. The...

 
 By STAFF REPORT    News    October 30, 2019

4 seek spot on council

Ballots have been mailed for the 2019 Municipal General Election in Three Forks. Four candidates will be vying for three open seats on the Three Forks City Council. Incumbents Steve Dahl and Debra Mickelberry, as well as Erin Schattauer each filed...

 
 By STAFF REPORT    News    October 23, 2019

Deputy killed in Saturday accident

A Gallatin County Sheriff's Deputy was killed in the line of duty Saturday. 31-year-old Deputy Jake Allmendinger was killed in a tragic accident after responding to the report of a stranded motorist on Fairy Lake Road in the Bridger Mountain Range. A...

 
 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...

 

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