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Archive for date: April 10, 2020

Isolation Measures Helping

Case studies from the Montana State Health Department and data from Google suggest social distancing and isolation measures are helping to flatten Montana’s coronavirus curve. Studies show the peak will happen close to mid-April based on several factors.

Missing Paradise Valley Teen Found

A body found several miles from Emigrant has been identified as Res Windham. The 15 year old went missing after going on a run Tuesday evening somewhere near the small Paradise Valley community. Park County deputies Park County Search and Rescue and over 150 community volunteers turned out to search for the boy.

Grizzly Euthanized after Attack

Fish Wildlife and Parks euthanized a female grizzly bear which had attacked a hiker west of Dupuyer late Wednesday. The incident happened late in the evening when the hike encountered a sow with a cub at close range and the sow attacked the hiker in the thigh. Neither the hiker’s identity nor the full extent of his injuries is being released a...

Rush of Cold Hitting Montana Easter Weekend

Montana’s recent warm weather will be interrupted this weekend with a rush of cold.  The National Weather Service is predicting winter weather to return to the Central, North Central, and Southwestern parts of the state, beginning this evening and lasting through Sunday. There will be significant snow accumulation flash freeze conditions along...

MT University System Implements Hiring Freeze

A hiring freeze has been ordered throughout the Montana University System but the Bozeman campus has been granted an exception to hire a new Dean for its College of Letters and Science. Three finalists will be interviewed virtually April 16th. Each will have an online public forum to answer questions.

Great Falls – Plea Agreement Reached in Animal Cruelty Case

George Savoy accused of aggravated animal cruelty for starving his cattle has reached a plea deal with the Cascade County Attorney’s Office in return for a deferred sentence under which he won’t be able to own cattle for six years. Cascade County seized a herd of 230 cattle after dead animals were seen from Mission Road between Cascade and Sim...

Great Falls – Plea Agreement Reached in Animal Cruelty Case

George Savoy accused of aggravated animal cruelty for starving his cattle has reached a plea deal with the Cascade County Attorney’s Office in return for a deferred sentence under which he won’t be able to own cattle for six years. Cascade County seized a herd of 230 cattle after dead animals were seen from Mission Road between Cascade and Sim...

354 Known COVID-19 Cases in Montana

Montana reached 354 known COVID-19 cases Thursday with six deaths reported statewide and 36 hospitalizations. The state also reported 157 recoveries a number recently added to a website with COVID-19 information. The state public health laboratory in Helena has processed 7,860 tests for Montanans though that figure does not capture tests healt...

Kathleen Williams has Best Quarter in Campaign Fundraising

U.S. House candidate Kathleen Williams raised nearly $486,000 in the first three months of the year. Early figures offered by campaigns Thursday showed that makes the first quarter of 2020 the best three months of her campaign so far. She also announced $1.12 million in cash on hand and $1.6 million raise since Williams announced her candidacy...