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With US border work on track, rural towns fear virus spread
Major construction projects are moving forward along both U.S. borders and raising fears that the influx of workers could spread the coronavirus. Along the northern border, a Canadian company says it will start work this month on a
Whitefish Business Helps With Hospital Gown Shortage
Andy Techmanski was set to launch his latest line of outdoor, hunting gear later this summer. Instead, the Whitefish CEO shifted his production line to help meet the needs of hospitals here in Montana and elsewhere by manufacturing hospital gowns.
Montana to ban evictions, utility shutoffs amid virus order
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock says state residents are protected from evictions, foreclosures or utility shutoffs for nonpayment while the state's stay-at-home order is in place due to the coronavirus pandemic.
City of Billings Modifying Parking Services in Downtown
According to a press release from the City of Billings, attendant booths in Park 2 and Park 3 will not be staffed to help prohibit the transmission of COVID-19 beginning April 1st
White House Projects 100K to 240K US Deaths From Virus
President Donald Trump is warning Americans to brace for a "rough two-week period" ahead as the White House is releasing new projections that there could be 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the U.S.
VA Secretary Covers Montana Backup Plan [AUDIO]
The VA, like other health care facilities has had to bring a halt to elective surgeries and routine medical care in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. How are veterans being served in the meantime? And, what would happen if Montana's health care system is overwhelmed and needs to call on the VA …