Scores of citizens described by a state transportation official as “caught off guard” turned out Tuesday near Three Forks to protest plans for a new rest area they have been told is pretty much a “done deal,” even before ground is broken later this summer.
While not of the gun-slinging Wild West lore, there is a battle being waged in Montana. The future of the Smith River and the health of the surrounding water quality and habitat is at stake. If Montanans lose, the casualty will be the natural resources that set Montana apart.
HELENA (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture declared Tuesday a drought disaster in 15 additional Montana counties, bringing the number of counties in a declared disaster to 31 of Montana’s 56 counties.
The Belgrade News was honored with 21 awards at the Montana Newspaper Association Annual Convention last weekend in Big Sky.
The Belgrade City Council and Gallatin County Commission this week approved an amendment to the Belgrade Growth Policy, designating a 183-acre swath of land located north and west of the new Story Creek Elementary School for residential high density (RHD) development.