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The Madisonian Sep 13
Trinity Episcopal: Ready for another 100 years Church celebrates rejuvenation Reagan Colyer - news@madisoniannews.com JEFFERS—Over the weekend, Trinity Episcopal Church celebrated a community effort to renovate and...
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The Madisonian Sep 13
A tropical homecoming Ennis High School fills weekend with festivities Reagan Colyer - news@madisoniannews.com ENNIS—Balmy late-summer weather matched Ennis High School’s homecoming theme of a tropical luau: parade...
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The Madisonian Sep 12
Sheriff Roger Thompson read the following statement at a meeting with the Madison County commissioners on Tuesday, September 11: "As you all are aware, allegations have been made against me. As your duly elected...
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The Madisonian Sep 6
VC Poker Ride deals a winning hand for more than 70 riders Beautiful day, stunning scenery and camaraderie were the real winnings in VC’s Poker Ride pot VIRGINIA CITY – The 1968 western, “Five Card Stud,” with...
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The Madisonian Sep 5
Monument and Wigwam fires update: As of Sept. 5, 2018: Current Numbers: · Monument fire: 6,614 acres, 56% contained. · Wigwam fire: 4,087 acres, 100% contained. Assigned resources: Fire Engine 1; Total Fire personnel: 10 A Burned Area...
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The Madisonian Aug 31
Wigwam and Monument Fires.... (according to U.S. Forest Service/Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest information) Current Numbers: · Monument fire: 6614 acres, 56% contained. · Wigwam fire: 4087...
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The Madisonian Aug 30
Chuck Ravis walks the fire line constructed near Haypress Lakes to halt the 4,000-acre Wigwam Fire that threatened to burn his home, in the background. Ravis was one of eight families evacuated from the Haypress Lakes...
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The Madisonian Aug 28
Monument & Wigwam Fire Update From U.S. Forest Service, Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest Current Numbers: · Monument fire: 6614 acres, 56% contained. · Wigwam fire: 4087 acres, 100%...
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The Madisonian Aug 27
DAILY FIRE UPDATE for MONUMENT and WIGWAM FIRES, August 25, 2018 FINAL DAILY UPDATE Monument Fire: 6,614 acres, 32% contained, Crews 3, Engines 7, Total Fire Personnel 206 Wigwam Fire: 4,087 acres, 98% contained,...
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The Madisonian Aug 24
Fishtrap Fishing Access Site Use Restrictions lifted - Use restrictions have been lifted at the Fishtrap Fishing Access Site on the Big Hole River. The site had been limited to walk-in access only while the U.S....
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The Madisonian Aug 24
DAILY FIRE UPDATE for MONUMENT and WIGWAM FIRES, August 24, 2018 Monument Fire: 6,614 acres, 32% contained, Crews 3, Engines 6, Water Tenders 1, Total Fire Personnel 206 Wigwam Fire: 4,087 acres, 98% contained,...
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The Madisonian Aug 23
Readers: we need your help with a story! We'd like to get in touch with the evacuees from the Haypress Lakes area near the Wigwam Fire. We want to hear about their experience these past weeks. If you or someone you...
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The Madisonian Aug 23
DAILY FIRE UPDATE for MONUMENT and WIGWAM FIRES, August 23, 2018 Monument Fire: 6,614 acres, 32% contained, Crews 1, Engines 3, Water Tenders 1, Total Fire Personnel 163 Wigwam Fire: 4,087 acres, 87% contained,...
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The Madisonian Aug 21
EVACUATIONS WARNING LIFTED August 21, 2018 Ennis, MT- At 6 P.M., August 21, 2018, the evacuation warning will be LIFTED for the Haypress Lakes Area within the Shining Mountains Subdivision. All evacuation orders/warnings will be...
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The Madisonian Aug 21
DAILY FIRE UPDATE for MONUMENT and WIGWAM FIRES, August 21, 2018 Monument Fire: 6,613 acres, 13% contained, Crews 2, Engines 3, Water Tenders 2, Total Fire Personnel 160 Wigwam Fire: 4,191 acres, 66% contained,...
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The Madisonian Aug 20
DAILY FIRE UPDATE for MONUMENT and WIGWAM FIRES, August 20, 2018 Monument Fire: 6,613 acres, 13% contained; Crews: 2; Engines: 3 Water Tenders: 2; Total Fire Personnel: 142 Wigwam Fire: 4,191 acres, 35%...
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The Madisonian Aug 20
EVACUATIONS UPDATE August 19, 2018 Ennis, MT- At 6 A.M., August 20, 2018, the evacuation order will be lifted for the Haypress Lakes Area within the Shining Mountains Subdivision allowing residents back into their homes. The Haypress...
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The Madisonian Aug 17
U.S. Forest Service DAILY UPDATE for MONUMENT and WIGWAM FIRES, August 17, 2018 Monument Fire: 5,733 acres, 5% contained Equipment and manpower - Engines: 8; Water Tenders: 4; Total Fire Personnel: 123 Wigwam Fire:...
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The Madisonian Aug 16
Fire operations for the Wigwam Fire as of August 16. Map courtesy of USFS: Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest.
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The Madisonian Aug 14
The U.S. Forest Service office in Dillon has issued a partial road closure due to the Monument and Wigwam fires. The closures effectively encircle the fires' perimeters, and all vehicle, foot and stock traffic is prohibited until the closure is lifted. Specific closure area is:
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