Montana reaches 71 COVID-19 cases

HOLLY K. MICHELS Mar 26, 2020 Updated 3 hrs ago Montana reached 71 known cases of COVID-19 by Thursday morning, according to test results announced by the state. That's a rise of three cases from the night before. Numbers released by the state Thursday morning capture test results that come in after the state's 4:30 p.m. press release Wednesday. About … Continue reading Montana reaches 71 COVID-19 cases

School and business closures extended until April 10; 52 positive COVID-19 cases in Montana

HOLLY K. MICHELS Mar 24, 2020 Updated 2 hrs ago Montana Gov. Steve Bullock on Tuesday extended his orders closing public K-12 schools and some businesses where people congregate until at least April 10, in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus in Montana. Bullock issued his school closure order March 15, initially set to expire … Continue reading School and business closures extended until April 10; 52 positive COVID-19 cases in Montana

COVID-19 Cases Would Strain State Resources, Health Officials Say

By EDWARD O'BRIEN • FEB 27, 2020   There are currently no reported cases of the new coronavirus in Montana. This, however, may only be temporary. State public health officials say they’re preparing for the worst. The COVID-19 virus continues its steady march. One by one, more countries are reporting new cases. At the time of this recording, California Governor … Continue reading COVID-19 Cases Would Strain State Resources, Health Officials Say

New beginning for Lake County Drug Court graduates

These young men need the Gospel of Jesus to be free from Addiction Lailani Upham May 23, 2019 Lake County Judicial Court Drug Court Judge James Manley shares a laugh with Drug Court graduates and CSKT members, Bradley Cannon, 22, and Dale Joseph of Elmo. Graduates completed the yearlong day-to-day program. “It was hard in … Continue reading New beginning for Lake County Drug Court graduates

Lawmakers just said no to recreational marijuana in Montana

MICHAEL WOODEL michael.woodel@helenair.com Mar 28, 2019 Updated 1 hr ago A bill to legalize recreational marijuana use for Montanans 18 and older failed to advance Thursday from a state House committee. Rep. Tom Winter, D-Missoula, tried to assure the House Taxation committee that his House Bill 770 served as a reaction to, not a model of, mistakes made in … Continue reading Lawmakers just said no to recreational marijuana in Montana

Montana just endured one of the nation’s most exceptional cold spells on record

Ian Livingston, The Washington Post - Published 1:57 pm CDT, Monday, March 11, 2019   There's a kind of cold that's legitimately dangerous. It can causes frostbite in minutes to unexposed skin. In parts of the Lower 48 states, such extreme cold is not uncommon, for a few days to at most a week. But over the entire … Continue reading Montana just endured one of the nation’s most exceptional cold spells on record

Drug Court offers second chance

Alyssa Kelly - Feb 7, 2019 Participants of 20th Judicial District Drug Court get sober, contribute to the community, and rebuild their lives Char-Koosta News POLSON — Treatment plans, felony charges, and emergency life events were discussed on a case-by-case basis in the conference room of the 20th Judicial District Drug Court. Each Thursday afternoon, a … Continue reading Drug Court offers second chance

Telling On Themselves: Rural Cleansing in Idaho and Montana

I just love it when someone slips up, and tells us country folk what’s really being planned for us. Rural cleansing is the purposeful removal of rural citizens from the countryside and the relocation of rural populations into urban areas. Many public officials and media pundits scoff at the mere suggestion that rural cleansing is … Continue reading Telling On Themselves: Rural Cleansing in Idaho and Montana

Drought disaster declared in Montana along with neighbors North and South Dakota as hot and dry conditions has caused significant injury to crops

Photo The Nation Governor Steve Bullock issued an executive order on Friday declaring a drought disaster in 31 counties and six Indian Reservations. According to a press release, a widespread drought in eastern and central Montana has caused significant injury to crops including livestock forage. The effects are imposing economic hardships on many farmers and … Continue reading Drought disaster declared in Montana along with neighbors North and South Dakota as hot and dry conditions has caused significant injury to crops

Largest earthquake in years: M5.8 earthquake rocks Northwest of Yellowstone national park in Montana

I felt the quake in Hot Springs Montana about 12:30 AM MDT on July 6 2017. A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. The M5.8 earthquake is the largest earthquake in years hitting the region of Yellowstone national park in Montana. It was … Continue reading Largest earthquake in years: M5.8 earthquake rocks Northwest of Yellowstone national park in Montana