Road to Reopening
HELENA - The City of Helena is looking at alternative ways to hold City Commission Meetings after several hackers shared pornographic sounds and images during Monday night's Zoom meeting.
HELENA - Montana's unemployment rate is decreasing by 2.9-percent -- going from 11.9-percent unemployment in April, down to 9-percent in May due to an increase of jobs, Gov. Steve Bullock says.
HELENA - Senator Jon Tester and Senator Steve Daines announced Wednesday they helped lead in the approval of the bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act in the U.S. Senate, forever funding the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).
HELENA – The Capitol Square Farmers Market is back for its fourth season. It will run every Tuesday, except holidays, in the Capitol south oval parking lot from 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm through September 29th. Staff and vendors are taking extra precautions to protect everyone in attendance in resp…
HELENA - The Department of Public Health and Human Services filed an order to get rid of flavored e-cigarette sales Tuesday in reaction to the popular use among Montana adolescents.
HELENA – The Lump Gulch Fire south of the Capital City is currently burning at 1,500 acres and is 15% contained. All evacuation orders have been lifted, but several pre-evacuation orders are still in effect.
HELENA, Mont. - Windy weather over the weekend has left many trees damaged in Helena. Staff with the Urban Forestry Division of Helena Parks and Recreation have a few reminders for residents who report damaged trees:
The Montana Red Cross is opening a shelter in Helena for those being evacuated because of a wildfire burning west of Clancy in the Lump Gulch area.
Between 20 and 25 homes are being evacuated.
LEWIS & CLARK COUNTY - Firefighting agencies are tackling a wildfire in the Lump Gulch area, according to county officials with Emergency Management.
HELENA- On Thursady, Lewis and Clark Public Health released the following statement on national issues and gave COVID-19 guidance for protests:
HELENA- On Oro Fino Gulch Road from the Helena City limit to the end of the asphalt, a contractor for Lewis and Clark County will be crack sealing from 6:00 am to 11:00 am Thursday.
HELENA – Starting this fall, students at Helena College will have the opportunity to receive their Bachelor’s Degree without leaving town, thanks to a co-admission agreement with Carroll College.
HELENA - Attorney General Tim Fox and attorneys general from other states are suing generic drug manufacturers in a price-fixing conspiracy arising from a current investigation.
EAST HELENA – Eighth grade students have been leaving their mark on East Valley Middle School for 10 years now. The traditional handprint graduation wall began back in 2010 when Ms. Mortieau wanted a way for the students to show ownership in the school.
HELENA - Following the move to phase two, St. Peter's Health has modified current visitor restrictions and changing the location of its COIVD-19 testing.
HELENA - Montana is giving a total of $2 million in assistance to small to middle-sized meat processing businesses in the state that are experiencing financial losses due to COVID-19, Montana Department of Agriculture announced Monday.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic thousands of people nationwide have had to cancel or postpone their weddings, but now that Montana is starting to open up again some wedding vendors decided to plan the perfect Montana wedding then give away that $40,000 wedding for free.
HELENA- The Lewis and Clark Foundation announced that the 2020 Trail Mixer Dinner and Auction would be moved from a larger inperson event to an online auction.
HELENA- The start time for Saturday’s graduation ceremonies in Helena have been shifted due to the likelihood of lightning, large hail and damaging winds.
HELENA- Lewis and Clark Public Health is reporting two additional confirmed COIVD-19 cases in Lewis and Clark County.
HELENA- Lewis and Clark Public Health has shared guidance on mass gatherings as Phase Two fo the Governor’s Reopening the Big Sky strategy takes effect.
Currently in Helena
- AMBER Alert canceled; Poplar infant found safe
- New orders issued for Blackfeet Indian Reservation due to community spread
- Browning School District closed
- 2020 MontanaFair set to happen under social distancing rules
- Governor Steve Bullock releases plan for reopening schools in Montana
- Montana reports 56 new COVID-19 cases, highest single-day cases count
- Woman gored by bison at Yellowstone National Park
- National Weather Service Glasgow radar possibly picking up grasshoppers
- Couple faces drug, child endangerment charges after investigation at Great Falls hotel
- Glacier County Sheriff's Deputy involved in highway crash Monday night