The Lincoln County Health Department has received notice of an additional seven cases of novel coronavirus in Lincoln County. The breakdown of demographics is as follows:
A range of two dozen Mexico-based company 4E Global hand sanitizers, many carrying the Blumen label and known to have been sold in Bonners Ferry, have been recalled and a warning issued to avoid their use.
In the face of a novel coronavirus and COVID-19, people seem awful quick to pooh-pooh the power of the virus, and the misperceptions have deep historical roots here in the Americas.
U.S. Senator Steve Daines, R-Montana, this week sponsored the "Ending Taxpayer Funding of Anarchy Act," which would restrict federal funding to cities and states that allow “anarchist jurisdictions” when local or city governments give up their duty to protect its citizens from non-government…
After setting yet another record for most new cases of COVID-19 in one day as of 10 a.m. today, Montana officials have had to announce three more deaths attributed to novel coronavirus.
The California-based marketer of a supplement called Thrive, which consists mainly of Vitamin C and herbal extracts, is barred from continuing to make baseless claims that it can treat, prevent, or reduce the risk of COVID-19, under an administrative settlement with the Federal Trade Commiss…
Lincoln County Health Department has received notice of two additional individuals who have tested positive for novel coronavirus in Lincoln County. These individuals are both male with one in his 30s and one in his 40s.
The United States continues to lead the world in COVID-19 cases, closing in on three million cases and with five percent of the world's population, accounting for a quarter of the global novel coronavirus infections.
Governor Steve Bullock and Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney today released the Governor’s Plan for Reopening Safe and Healthy Schools for Montana to provide flexible guidance for public schools to prepare to offer in-person instruction in the fall.
On Wednesday, July 1, Lincoln County Health Department received notice that an additional individual has tested positive for novel coronavirus in Lincoln County.
July 2020 offers you all five bright planets. Venus is that very bright object lighting the east before sunrise. After mid-July, find Mercury below Venus. Mars is looking very red now, steadily brightening, out between midnight and dawn.
Global statistics starkly show that the United States, compared to other affluent nations, is performing poorly in handling the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in more cases and more deaths in relation to population than any other nation in the world.
The Lincoln County Health Department received notice today that an eighth individual has tested positive for novel coronavirus in Lincoln County.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Seattle Field Office has created an email address and 1-800 tip line in order for members of the public to report possible smuggling activity in our area of operation.
An increase of COVID 19 cases in the Idaho Panhandle has led to area senior citizens being strongly encouraged to social distancing, wearing a face mask, sanitizing all areas touched and practicing vigorous personal hygiene/hand washing.
Domingo Palafox, Troy, was arraigned today before Judge Jay Sheffield in Libby Justice Court, charged with two counts of witness tampering and animal cruelty, all three felonies.
A Troy man will make an initial court appearance at 1 p.m. MST today in the Lincoln County Justice Court after he was charged yesterday with two counts of witness tampering and one count of animal cruelty, all three felonies, for crimes including allegedly beating and setting a dog named Per…
The Department of Justice announced today the unsealing of an indictment charging Ethan Melzer, 22, of Louisville, Kentucky, for allegedly planning an attack on his U.S. Army unit by sending sensitive details about the unit to members of an extremist organization named Order of the Nine Angl…
The number of confirmed COVID-9 cases jumped by 25 in the 24-hours prior to 10 a.m. today, marking one of the state's worst days since the onset of the pandemic at the beginning of the year.
Wherever you are in the world, you can celebrate the 2020 June solstice by watching the sun rise at Stonehenge. Every year, thousands of visitors gather at the neolithic Stonehenge monument in Wiltshire, England.
The Canada-U.S. border will remain closed to non-essential travel for at least another 30 days to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reported today.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks recently euthanized three grizzly bears in northwest Montana because the bears were food conditioned and habituated to people.
While the numbers are low compared to most other states, Montana is seeing a spike in confirmed cases of COVID-19, and a second death in Big Horn County brings the number of fatalities to 19.
After a spate of confirmed COVID-19 cases saw the number in Montana jump from 478 cases May 20 to 541 as of 10 a.m. today, the death toll in the state today increased by one to 18.
See all five bright planets in June 2020. Spot Mercury as dusk gives way to darkness in early June. Venus emerges from the dawn glare before mid-month. Jupiter and Saturn – now nearly at their best – rise mid-to-late evening and shine until dawn. Mars lights up the predawn sky.
It begins in early April, generally speaking, and continues even unto early August. Mid to late June is usually the peak, depending on who you talk to and what elevation and habitat you are exploring.
The National Weather Service, Missoula, has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for northwest Montana for a line of storms observed at 8:13 a.m. extending from about 25 miles east of Libby to near Swan Lake, moving northeast at about 55 miles per hour.
Governor Steve Bullock today announced further efforts to protect communities heading into Phase Two of the Reopening the Big Sky Plan on June 1, including additional resources for community testing and contact tracing in high-visitation communities, an informational campaign to educate visi…
The McCormick School annual yard and bake sale takes place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday at 1564 Old Highway 2, Troy.
“Today Montana mourns another loss due to COVID-19," Governor Steve Bullock said. "Our hearts go out to the family and friends who grieve the passing of their loved one.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office identified a suspect in recent mail thefts from mailboxes in rural areas earlier this month, and is seeking any possible victims.
7:59 a.m. MST: I have received credible word that all three walked out on their own at about 6:30 a.m. this morning, cold but unhurt, but I am waiting for confirmation from law enforcement.
Eight cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Ravalli County, Montana, this week all arose when one employee at a Hamilton, Montana, resort apparently became infected on a trip abroad, returned to work and infected seven of his fellow employees.