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 By Axon Parker    News    February 19, 2020 

Council approves new bleachers

A brief city council meeting on Tuesday, February 11, was primarily concerned with the Three Forks Rodeo. Council Member Dennis Nelson presided over the meeting in the absence of Mayor Sean Gifford,...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    February 19, 2020 

Safety a key component of Three Forks School bonds

Safety is a key component of the upcoming Three Forks School Bonds. The Three Forks School Board of Trustees recently voted to move forward with two bonds for the May 5 election and the district has...

 

January adds to statewide snowpack

Abundant moisture spilled into the Treasure State from the Pacific during January, boosting snowpack in all river basins to near or above normal for February 1. In some locations, the amount of water...

 

District offering traffic ed courses

Three Forks School District is offering two Traffic Safety Education classes this spring and summer. Classes for the spring course will run 11 weeks beginning with the required parent meeting on March 16th. Class will be held Monday-Thursday 7-8:15...

 
 By Axon Parker    News    February 5, 2020

City Council approves NHB daycare request

The Three Forks City Council approved last week a request by Susan Frost to open a daycare at 223 N Main Street. The location is zoned NHB - Neighborhood Highway Business - and previously daycares were only permitted in the R Residential District or...

 
 By Greg Overman    News    February 5, 2020

Wolves finish third

The Three Forks High School Speech and Drama team competed at the state tournament this weekend in Big Fork, placing third in Speech. 30 Three Forks participants qualified for semi-finals and 22...

 
 By Greg Overman    News    January 29, 2020

Wolves speech wins divisional championship

The Three Forks Speech and Drama team competed at the divisional tournament on Saturday at Columbus Public Schools, placing as champion in Speech with a score of 131-129. The Speech team thus remains...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    January 29, 2020

Chamber hires director

The Three Forks Chamber has a new Executive Director. Leandra Hill officially started in the position on January 1. Hill said it is an amazing opportunity to become connected with the community she has lived in for 21 years. "There is a lot to do...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    January 29, 2020

Unveiling of plaque Saturday

Saturday will be a special day in Three Forks with the unveiling of the bronzed memorial plaque to honor men and women of Japanese ancestry who served and fought for America in WWII. The special ceremony is scheduled for February 1 at 10 a.m. at Vete...

 
 By Axon Parker    News    January 29, 2020

District ready to promote bond

The Three Forks School Board and administration are ready to promote the 2020 bond. "It's time to get the conversation started," said Superintendent Jeff Elliott at the January school board meeting. He shared copies of the brochure and explained...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    January 22, 2020

Headwaters Country Jam announces 2020 headliners

The lineup has been announced for the 2020 Headwaters Country Jam scheduled for Thursday, June 18 to Saturday, June 20 at the "Bridge" near Three Forks. The headlining acts for the festival are...

 
 By STAFF REPORT    News    January 22, 2020

Crop School set for Feb. 5

The Broadwater, Gallatin, and Madison/Jefferson County Extension Offices are joining forces to host a Crop School next month in Three Forks. The school is scheduled to take place Wednesday, February 5 at Headwaters Livestock Auction located at 25...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    January 15, 2020

District moving forward with 2 bonds

The Three Forks School District is moving forward with two bonds for the May 5, 2020 election. The total bond for the Elementary District (K-8) is $10 million and the bond for the High School...

 

Precipitation numbers well below normal

After an early-season storm dropped snow in Montana's high country at the end of September, it seemed like the new 2020 water year was off to a strong start. The wet and cold weather patterns that dominated October boosted snowpack and precipitation...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    January 8, 2020

District receives lunch account donation

An anonymous donation made to the Three Forks School District showed the true giving nature of local residents. The district business office recently received a call to inform them of a $1,200 donation to pay for all overdrawn lunch accounts....

 
 By STAFF REPORT    News    January 2, 2020

Reunion meeting January 7

After a brief break during the holidays, the 2020 All School Reunion committee will meet again Tuesday, January 7, at the Three Forks Library. The meeting will start at 6:45 p.m. Anyone interested in helping plan this reunion is welcome to attend...

 

Looking Back at 2019: Year of Change in Three Forks

It was a year of change for the Three Forks City government which included the appointment and eventual reelection of a new Mayor. Longtime council member Ed Tharp resigned effective December 31,...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    January 2, 2020

Busy 2019 for School District

It was a busy year for the Three Forks School District. The start of the 2019-20 school year brought an increase of students in the Three Forks School District. At a Three Forks School Board meeting,...

 
 By Tom Elpel    News    January 2, 2020

Missouri River Corps of Rediscovery: Gateway

"We left our establishment at the mouth of the river du Bois or Wood river, a small river which falls into the Mississippi, on the east-side, a mile below the Missouri, and having crossed the...

 
 By Axon Parker    News    December 26, 2019

Board discusses audits, school facilities

Two primary issues dominated the school board meeting on December 17th. The first issue was the lingering impact of financial mismanagement inherited from the previous administration. Sydni Tangaro, of Tangaro and Company CPAs, and Dan Moody,...

 

Thefts reported in garages, vehicles

With recent reports of thefts from garages and vandalism in City of Three Forks parks, the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office is encouraging local residents to let them know of any suspicious activity....

 

Speech continues undefeated start to 2019-20 season

Another week, another strong performance for the Three Forks High School speech and drama team. The Wolves finished first in speech at last Saturday’s tournament in Big Timber, the sixth consecutive time they have earned the top spot at a Class B...

 

General Hunting Season Wraps Up

Montana's general hunting season ended Sunday evening with lower hunter numbers and varied success rates in southwest Montana during the season's sixth and final weekend. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks operated four check stations in Region 3...

 

Three Forks speech, drama shine

The Three Forks High School speech and drama team have a strong reputation as one of the best programs in the Treasure State. This was once again case last weekend as members of the team were split...

 
 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...

 

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