Road to Reopening
GREAT FALLS - As the number of cases of the coronavirus continues to grow across the country, some people have begun taking drastic measures to try to prevent catching the virus.
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BOZEMAN- The Gallatin County commissioners have released their preliminary budget which is expected to be heard on Tuesday at the County Commissioners meeting.
BOZEMAN- Congressman Greg Gianforte and Lieutenant gubernatorial candidate Kristen Juras are suspending public events after a potential exposure to COVID-19.
BOZEMAN-With the Fourth of July weekend coming up, families are deciding on whether to fly or drive to their holiday destinations during the COVID-19 outbreak.
LIVINGSTON- This Fourth of July weekend will be a unique one as families and friends are asked to celebrate while respect social distancing guidelines.
BOZEMAN - A Montana State graduate student will investigate unique bacteria that could provide insights into how multicellular life evolved.
BOZEMAN- The Bozeman Public Schools released a trigger document that outlines how the reopening process could look.
RED LODGE- A Block Party is planned for the 4th of July in Red Lodge. Organizers say it will help with social distancing, especially with the anticipated influx of visitors.
UPDATE: DOC Inmate Merciline Gray Hawk, who was reported as a walk-away from Passages on 7/1/2020 was apprehended/self-surrendered on 7/2/2020 and is currently in custody.
BOZEMAN- Double-amputee and Purple Heart recipient Saul Martinez will receive the keys to a house designed to allow the veteran to live as independently as possible.
COVID-19 food boxes are being given out Tuesday, June 30, at Saviours Lutheran Church, 707 W 3rd Street, Laurel. The food boxes will be given out starting at 1 p.m.
FRENCHTOWN - Right now, firefighters are urging people to prepare their homes for fire danger as Montana prepares to see a worse fire season compared to last year.
BIG SKY- Volunteers helping out at the eighth annual Big Sky Community Park Weed Pull will not only be cleaning up Big Sky’s Community Park, but will also be helping out a local resident.
LIVINGSTON- Dan Baileys is a historic fishing shop founded in the 1930s is getting new life in Livingston all to protect history and connect the community.
BOZEMAN- A bill approved by the 66th Montana Legislature in 2019 might directly impact funding for the Gallatin Ice Foundation.
BOZEMAN- The Montana Department of Transportation announced that crews will pause road construction projects in the Gallatin Valley ahead of the holiday weekend.
BILLINGS- The Yellowstone Conservation District is giving away 400 trees on Saturday, June 27, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Yellowstone Cellars and Winery. The address is 1335 Holiday Circle, Billings. Only one tree per family.
MISSOULA - When race organizers cancelled the 2020 Missoula Marathon, racers were given the option to receive a partial refund, defer to next year, run the race virtually, or donate the entry fee.
MANHATTAN- The Pasture Drive-In Theater ran by a local brother and sister team will host Garth Brooks’ one night only nationwide virtual concert on Saturday, June 27, 2020.
BOZEMAN- The Pilgrim Church Bozeman in partnership with Hopa Mountain for Crow Nation are working to cleaning supplies for the Crow Nation.
Currently in Missoula
- Congressman Greg Gianforte, Kristen Juras suspend public events after potential COVID-19 exposure
- Vehicles vandalized, spray painted in Missoula neighborhood
- Governor Steve Bullock releases plan for reopening schools in Montana
- Montana: 45 new COVID-19 cases
- 45 new COVID-19 cases reported in Montana
- 'It was tragic': Zach Braff recalls visiting Nick Cordero in hospital
- Mont. reports highest single-day COVID-19 case count with 67 new cases
- Teton County Health Department: Anyone who went to the Choteau Country Club MORP should self-quarantine
- Dozens of residents and staff test positive for COVID-19 at Montana memory care facility
- 39 new COVID-19 cases reported in Montana