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Archive for date: April 09, 2020

Driver Charged in Failing to Stop for Bus in Whitefish

Patricia Berliner has been charged with one count of felony criminal endangerment.  She was reportedly driving a vehicle that hit 6 year old Jordana Hubble of Whitefish  Nov. 12th just as she got off of a school bus on US Highway 93 North near mile marker 137. She is in Nexus Children’s Hospital in Houston and continues her recovery from injur...

Daily COVID Numbers

Montana reached 354 known COVID-19 cases today with six deaths reported statewide and 36 hospitalizations. The state also reported 157 recoveries a number recently added   at a website with COVID-19 information.

What Constitutes as an Essential Business?

States are grappling with what constitutes an essential business. In Montana firearm and ammunition suppliers are deemed essential by Governor Steve Bullock. He says they fall under the category of supplies for essential businesses and operations. Some states have opted to close gun and ammo stores

Senator Tester Implores the Federal Task Force to address N95 Mask Shortfall

After Montana Health Officials notified the Federal Emergency Management Agency the state needs approximately 460,000 N95 masks, the Treasure State was promised 79,486. However, only 10,870 were delivered and that shortfall has Senator Jon Tester today imploring Vice President Mike Pence and the government’s Coronavirus Task Force to address i...

MT Turkey and Black Bear hunting suspended

Nonresident spring turkey and black bear hunting suspended. Following the extension of Montana Gov. Steve Bullock’s directive that out of state travelers must quarantine for 14 days, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks director Martha Williams has suspended nonresident hunting seasons for spring turkey and black bear until at least April 24. On...

Helena – City Commission to Open City Manager Position in May

The Helena City Commission plans to consider candidates for the permanent City Manager position as soon as this summer. They expect to start advertising the job in May and narrow down the list of candidates in June to hold final interviews by July. Former City Manager Ana Cortez, who was hired in 2018, left her position in February. Melina Ree...