Articles from the April 8, 2020 edition
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Bullock Warns Orders Will Be Extended
*Editor's Note: Since this story was written and published, Governor Steve Bullock extended his stay-at-home order through April 24.* In a press call with reporters on April 3, Montana Governor Steve Bullock warned that public health orders, such as... Full story
Martens Honored With VFW Public Servant Award
The respect shown by the staff of Frances Mahon Deaconess Stat Ambulance to Valley County Dispatch Supervisor Kim Martens is overwhelming. And seeing that respect for her work, the Montana State...
Cooped Up Yet Still Flying
Perhaps it is partly because this is an agricultural-driven region, but locals realize that in order for something to truly grow and thrive, it takes love, nurturing and commitment. And Valley County...
TC Energy And Barnard Pipeline Adapt Safety Plan
Barnard Pipeline and TC Energy will require workers arriving to work on a cross-border pipeline in the region to quarantine for 14 days before starting work. The plan is an abridged version that requi...
Protect Yourself From COVID-19 Scammers
Dear Editor, At a time when everyone is impacted by this pandemic crisis, it's hard to imagine that anyone would want to cause additional harm. Yet, right now there are thieves who want to bilk you...
PSC & NWE – Please Do The Right Thing
Dear Editor, As a state legislator, I've been saying for years that NorthWestern Energy has been gaming the system and that the Public Service Commission has allowed that to happen. We now find...
Easter Verse Passover
Dear Editor, [It is] the days of Passover when Jesus Christ actually died. He rose again exactly 3 days and 3 nights later exactly on the feast of First Fruit. There is a story in the Bible that tells...
Medicaid Reform Will Not Lead to Abortions
Dear Editor: For over 100 years, Holy Rosary Healthcare has delivered quality healthcare services to counties throughout eastern Montana. We continue to take pride in living our Mission to reveal and...
From The Valley County Sheriff's Office
To the residents of Valley County, The Valley County Sheriff’s Office is working closely with the County Commissioners, County Attorney, County Health Department, and the County Health Official during this COVID-19 virus pandemic. We ask that you... Full story
CoE Modifying Ops At Rec Areas Due To Coronavirus
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced it will begin the orderly shutdown of all USACE-managed campgrounds around Fort Peck Lake to protect against the further spread of COVID-19. The Interpretive Center, powerhouse tours, group shelters, pla... Full story
All City Of Glasgow Playgrounds Closed
Effective immediately: All City of Glasgow playgrounds, including tennis and basketball courts are closed until further notice due to public health concerns. A recent study conducted by the National Institutes of Health, published in the New England... Full story
POEs In Montana Change Hours Due to COVID-19
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced on April 3, hours of operation at six ports of entry in Montana, including Opheim, will be reduced as a result of reduction in traffic due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). The hours will be in effect d... Full story
EMCMHC Is Available For Mental Health and Substance Abuse Issues
Eastern Montana Community Mental Health Center wants everyone to know that they are available for any mental health or substance abuse issues an individual may be dealing with. They can be contacted 24 hours a day at 228-9349. Department of Public... Full story
Snow, Seeds, Supper
I’m sad to report we’ve been getting more snow, off and on. It melts a little, a little gets added, then melts a little more. The melting is winning; I can see a bit of lawn next to the garden, as well as mud at the bottom, where my asparagus...