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THREE YEARS AGO: NBC MT Reporter "Not Messin" With Bison
This is the laugh we all need right now. If we're looking for a guy to be the face of Yellowstone National Park's "Don't Pet the Bison" public service announcement- Deion Broxton with NBC Montana is the man.
As Even Dem States Ease, Biden Begins Rethinking COVID Rules
Even Democratic states are moving to roll back mask mandates in a push toward post-COVID-19 normalcy.
More Montanans Will Die of COVID in 2021 Than They Did in 2020
Despite the fact that Montana has access to the vaccine this year, the state is looking at a higher COVID death count in 2021.
Health Officials Tracking Sturgis-Related Covid Cases
They admit they may never know how many cases can be traced to the rally.
Masks Ordered for Most Florida Students, Defying DeSantis
More districts are defying Gov. Ron DeSantis amid a courtroom battle over the Republican's efforts to leave such decisions to parents.
Photos: Rally for Optional Masks in Billings Schools
Either way you count it, there was a big showing on the Yellowstone County Courthouse lawn of parents, teachers, and kids speaking out against the last-minute decision by School District 2 to force masks on teachers and kids.
Did Montana’s Smallest Town Turn Down Its COVID Relief Money?
This town told the government to take their money back.
US Health Officials Call for Booster Shots Against COVID-19
U.S. health officials have announced plans to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to all Americans to shore up their protection amid the surging delta variant and evidence that the vaccines’ effectiveness is falling.
Billings Parents Overwhelmingly Oppose Mask Mandates
They don't have the will of the people. That is the bottom line when it comes to a mask mandate in Billings public schools. If a parent wants to mask their kids- go for it. We won't judge you. But don't force these masks on our kids. Stop dividing our community.
Texas Governor Tests Positive for COVID-19, In ‘Good Health’
Abbott has staunchly opposed mask mandates for public schools and this week saw defiant districts in some of the state’s largest cities — which are run by Democrats — require face coverings anyway.