Articles from the May 21, 2020 edition
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Havreites speak against suit to overturn Obamacare
Protect Our Care Montana held a call Wednesday with guest speakers from Havre to talk about the potential consequences of the Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare, being overturned in a case coming before the Supreme Court. Andrea Melle, a 52-...
Humanities Montana distributes first Round of CARES Act funds
Press release Humanities Montana has awarded more than $100,000 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funds to support cultural institutions across the state. In the weeks ahead, it will continue to distribute nearly $400,000 in... Full story
Looking out my Backdoor: When garbage day becomes an event
As soon as I heard the smoke-belching diesel truck rumble off the highway into the Rancho, I grabbed pruning shears and artfully poked around in a pot of lavender on the front patio. Well, I...
SBA and Treasury release Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness application
Press release WASHINGTON — The Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, released Friday the Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application and detailed instructions for the application. The form... Full story
Northstars will get to play ball
It has been a rollercoaster of a spring for the Havre Northstars American Legion baseball club, with a mix of uncertainty and hope that a season will come about in 2020. After all, summer baseball...
OUTDOORS: Beaver Creek Park Office now open for the summer
As things continue to change amid the COVID-19 pandemic, so too will operations at Beaver Creek Park. And this week, the park announced the main office at Kiwanis is now open. The office had been...
Forest Service gives update on Lewis and Clark National Forest sites
Press release U.S. Forest Service provided an update on Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest campgrounds and cabins: Helena Ranger District All campgrounds will be open Friday for Memorial Day weekend. All cabins will be open by May 29 to renters e...
'All About Beavers' - Caverns summer speakers series
Press release Montana State Parks and Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park will host the free online event “All About Beavers” Friday at 8 p.m. via Zoom. People can join Riley Bell as he presents “All About Beavers,” a program discussing the...
Tester demands administration reverse 'hard stop' on Guard deployment for COVID-19
Note: This was issued by the office of Sen. Jon Tester WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., is blasting the Trump Administration’s move to issue a “hard stop” on the deployments of more than 40,000 Guardsmen and women, including... Full story
Reduced port-of-entry hours to continue in Idaho and Montana
Press release SWEETGRASS, Mont. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to operate six ports of entry in Montana and one in Idaho at reduced hours due an agreement signed by Canada and the United States to extend the “essential only... Full story
Box Elder High School lists graduation procedures
Press release Box Elder Public Schools has announced that its Class of 2020 graduation ceremony will be on the Box Elder School football field Sunday at 1:30 p.m. In keeping with current tribal and state health and safety guidelines, the board has...
For the Record, May 21, 2020
Havre Police Department Dale Alan Daniels of Havre, 40, was arrested on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and partner of family member assault after a caller asked Wednesday at 1:36 p.m. to...
Court blocks law restricting mail-in ballot collection
Press release MISSOULA — Yellowstone County District Court has issued a temporary restraining order blocking a state law that severely restricts Native American people’s right to vote. The action means the law is blocked pending the outcome of a...
Rural Montana health providers to receive $2.8M for testing
Editor's note: This has been updated to include information from Sen. Steve Daines Note: This is from the offices of Sen. Jon Tester and Sen. Steve Daines U.S. Sens. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and Steve Daines, R-Mont., announced Wedensday that $2,868,762... Full story
Four Colors Memorial Bull Ride done but means much to family
After three years of competition, the fourth and final Cody Four Colors Memorial Bull Riding will not be held this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cody's brother Justin Four Colors said he will... Full story
Bullock, Tester give update on pandemic activities
Gov. Steve Bullock and Sen. Jon Tester D-Mont., held a joint Facebook live event Wednesday to provide updates both on the state and federal efforts relating to COVID-19. “Big kudos to the governor because of the early and decisive actions that were... Full story
St. Mary working group meeting Friday to discuss diversion failure
Members of the St. Mary Rehabilitation Working Group are having a meeting Friday about the collapse Sunday of a drop structure in the St. Mary Diversion and Conveyance Facilities that supply much of the water in the Milk River each year. “If we...
The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Montana on the state map after today's 10 a.m. update was 479 with 1 new case.
The number of hospitalizations, including people hospitalized before being tested, was 65 with 3 active hospitalizations. The number of tests completed was 30,524. The number of deaths was 16. The number of recoveries was 440 and the number of... Full story