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Archive for month: September, 2021

Senator Daines Calling On Montana To Accept Afghan Refugees

Senator Steve Daines is encouraging Montanans to open their hearts and welcome refugees who are fleeing the Taliban’s takeover in Afghanistan after meeting with some refugee families this week and then having a follow-up roundtable discussion with veterans and members of Missoula’s International Rescue Committee. Afterward Daines s...

Missoula Lawyer Explains Mask Mandate Lawsuit

Does the government have a compelling reason to force kids to wear masks in schools? That’s the question behind a lawsuit filed on behalf of a group of parents against three Missoula school districts. Quentin Rhoades a lawyer in a Missoula law firm is representing the plaintiffs and said this Tuesday on Voices of Montana. https://northernbroad...

UM To Expand Telehealth Services

The University of Montana College of Health will be able to expand its telehealth services through a second round of pandemic relief funds from the Federal Communications Commission. Just over $679,000 will be allocated to the college which will allow it to purchase telemedicine kits that will expand services to those living in rural settings....

Millions Of Relief Dollars Still Available For Montana Renters

Montana could see a dramatic rise in tenant evictions now that the CDC’s moratorium has been ruled illegal. Amy Hall with the Montana Legal Services Association points out that Montana Emergency Rental Assistance is still an option available to those struggling to pay their rent.