Saturday, July 11, 2020


The latest news on COVID-19 and how it affects Northwest Montana.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago

Local businesses struggle to find seasonal staff

As local businesses have been ramping up again in the wake of the coronavirus restrictions, many employers are f...

Updated 1 day, 12 hours ago
Polson directive ‘strongly’ encourages masks as cases spike

In consideration of a recent uptick of COVID-19 cases in Lake County, the city of Polson on Thursday issued a directive “strongly encouraging” the use of masks in public.

Updated 1 day, 16 hours ago
Montana records 3 additional deaths as cases soar

Yellowstone County health officials say an outbreak of COVID-19 at a memory care facility in Billings has led to three deaths

Updated 2 days, 12 hours ago
Local restrictions in place as COVID-19 cases increase

Local governments and agencies are placing restrictions on gatherings and are urging residents to wear masks as the number of reported COVID-19 cases in Montana continues to increase

Updated 3 days, 18 hours ago
Montana virus infections hit new high as nursing home hit

A Billings nursing home says 58 residents and staff have tested positive for the coronavirus and the facility has been put under quarantine

Updated 4 days, 17 hours ago
Montana reports 121 new virus cases in 3 days

Montana health officials reported another 121 confirmed COVID-19 cases from Saturday through Monday, marking one of the state’s highest three-day totals since the pandemic began

Updated 1 week ago
Montana sees 23rd virus death, 45 new cases reported

Montana health officials have confirmed 45 additional cases of COVID-19 and counted the 23rd death related to the coronavirus

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Montana reports 49 new cases of COVID-19, total nears 1,000

Montana reported another 49 cases of COVID-19, including 20 in Missoula County

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Flathead reports 10 active covid cases

Montana reported 23 new cases of covid-19 on Saturday, including one in Flathead County.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
State reports 32 new cases; none in Flathead

Montana reported 32 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, the highest daily tally since March 26 when 35 cases were counted.

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Montana reports 25 new cases; 4 in Flathead

Montana reported 25 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, matching the state’s highest daily total since March 28.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Montana logs 18 new cases; 2 in Flathead

Montana health officials are reporting 18 new cases of COVID-19 and another death

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Free COVID-19 testing offered in Lake County

The Lake County-Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Unified Command Center will be offering all Mission Valley residents a free COVID-19 test at four different testing sites over four days beginning Wednesday.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
District to add COVID-19 coordinator, more nurses

Additional staff, technology and sanitizing and medical supplies top the list of where Kalispell Public Schools proposes spending $1,061,412 in federal COVID-19 relief funding.

Updated 1 month ago
COVID-19 and crowds: Cancellations largely up to event organizers

Questions surrounding guidelines and recommendations for the coronavirus outbreak have surfaced as large-scale gatherings, such as the recent Black Lives Mat...