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Archive for month: August, 2021

School Districts Submit Spending Plans For Federal Relief Funding

A recent string of developments and deadlines have begun to offer a clearer picture of how Montana’s public school system will make use of hundreds of millions of dollars in federal COVID-19 relief funding for K-12 education. Alex Sarkissian with the Montana Free Press reports that last Tuesday marked the submission deadline for school distric...

Montana FWP Details Handling Of Big Game To Avoid CWD

With hunting season ready to begin in Montana, Fish Wildlife and Parks will continue its surveillance for Chronic Wasting Disease in specific areas in northwestern, northcentral, southwestern, and southcentral Montana. Disposal Requirements In 2021 for deer, elk, and moose indicate that carcass parts should be left at the kill site.  If the an...

Superintendent Arntzen Explains State Orders On Masks In Schools

As COVID-19 cases continue to increase Governor Greg Gianforte and Superintendent of Public Instruction are on the same page. There will be no state mandate to wear marks in schools or to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. On Voices of Montana, Arntzen explained. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/8-27_437.mp3

Medical Experts Urging Montanans To Get Vaccinated Despite Hesitancy

An updated report from Quote Wizard by Lending Tree LLC on state-by-state vaccine hesitancy shows Montana where 22% of the population is still unvaccinated 52% are worried about side effects. 42% don’t trust COVID-19 vaccines. 36% are waiting to see if it’s safe. 32% don’t trust the government. 19% don’t believe they need it and 17% don’t thin...

Evictions To Resume In Major Montana Population Areas

The Supreme Court will allow evictions to resume across the country blocking the Biden administration from enforcing a temporary ban that was put in place because of the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Montana Legal Services Association eligible renters in 39 of Montana’s 56 counties and all of the state’s major population centers will ...