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According to the US Department of Agriculture, the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program is offering additional assistance to help farmers and ranchers impacted by the continued global pandemic. Certain producers and commodities apply, and anyone eligible can submit a new or modified application now through February 26.
MISSOULA, Mont. - Right now, cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the state and one in seven Montanans are using tobacco. The Montana Tobacco Quit Line is working to lower that number by launching new programs to make it easier for Montanans to get support and get more tools.
BUTTE, Mont.- The last big community event, St. Patrick's Day, in Butte was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic but the Butte Community Fitness Foundation hopes to bring a sense of normalcy back with SNöFLINGA.
GREAT FALLS, Mont.- Starting early Friday morning bars, restaurants, and small businesses can operate at the most capacity since summer. One local General Manager say these looser restrictions could be the economic boost they need to survive.
WASHINGTON D.C. - Thousands of National Guardsmen were allowed back into the U.S. Capitol Thursday night hours after the U.S. Capitol Police ordered them to leave the facilities, sending them outdoors or to nearby parking garages, POLITICO reported.
MISSOULA, Mont. - A new vintage store, Pink Elephant, is taking over the empty storefront at the busy corner of Higgins and Broadway. The shop's main focus is sustainable fashion.
UPDATE 01/21/21 11:20 am: According to Benefis Hospital's website, all of today's open slots for the shot have been filled. Several viewers tell us all spots were filled within minutes of the link becoming active. The City/County Health Department shared the following message on their Facebook page:
BOZEMAN, Mont.- The Gallatin City-County Health Board reached decisions on all but one of their regular agenda items related to COVID-19 and emergency local health rules in just under five hours during their Wednesday morning meeting.
GREAT FALLS, Mont.- We're hours away from history as parts of North/Central Montana remain under a high wind warning, which may impact how you watch the inauguration. Right now you can prepare ahead of time to make sure you won't miss anything even if you lose power.
GREAT FALLS, Mont.- Montana school districts are trying to decide whether the COVID19 vaccine should be required for employees. Right now Great Falls Public Schools don't plan to make their teachers get the shot anytime soon.
PASADENA, California- People have created interesting entertainment displays through the pandemic. Now a drive-thru dinosaur exhibit in California has crowds roaring.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.- SpaceX's Dragon capsule has returned to Earth. The cargo craft and two astronauts had been exploring the universe since May. The mission marks the first crewed flight in a U.S. spacecraft from U.S. soil since the end of the shuttle era.
BOZEMAN, Mont.- Middle and high school students in Bozeman will be headed back to school with more days of in-person learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic.