Governor Greg Gianforte signed a law February 18th that expands where people can carry a concealed weapon. The Montana University System is looking to neighboring states and public input as it prepares to allow them on campuses statewide June 1st. The previous policy had been to ban firearms except for those carried by law enforcement while providing secure storage lockers for people to store their guns.
The state’s 45th case of hantavirus since it was first identified in the state in 1993 has been confirmed. Department of Public Health and Human Services Public Information Officer Jon Ebelt.