Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: March 1, 1998
March 29, 2023
MARCH 1, 1998
Jeff Brown would be staying in prison, probably for at least another two years. Brown, who fired six shots into the Two-Bit Saloon in 1991 and was a passenger in the car driven by his brother that hit and killed Mona Ness and severely injured Theresa Wilkinson, was denied parole on March 26 by a 2-1 vote.
Snowpack in the Jefferson River drainage, measured prior to the snow that fell on March 27 in southwestern Montana, was still below average. Data from the Natural Resource Conservation Service showed that precipitation was at 82 percent of the Jefferson River Basin average a...