State News

07/16/2014 - 1:50pm
  According to the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation Drought Status Map, Beaverhead and Madison County are the two counties in the state currently at risk of falling under a drought alert. The neighboring counties in southwestern Montana have a slightly dry rating, one step above moderately dry, a level that falls under a drought alert. The only other level is...
Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:19pm
  Jack and Ann Hirschy When Ann Hirschy moved up over the pass from Salmon, Idaho, to the Big Hole Valley, she fell in love with the place and never left.  Of course, it helped that she had fallen in love with Jack Hirschy, a man who would become one of the largest cattle ranchers in the