On Nov. 27, Tamalee St. James Robinson told the Flathead County Commission and the Flathead City-County Board of Health that she will step down from her position Dec. 31.
The latest news and information on the coronavirus pandemic in Montana, including updated case count maps and original in-depth reporting.
Gov.-elect Greg Gianforte announced Monday that Anita Milanovich will serve as general counsel in his incoming administration, appointing her as the chief lawyer tasked with shepherding his political agenda.
Most results have been clear since shortly after Election Day, but a Board of Canvassers meeting marks official verification of the accuracy of the vote.
As COVID-19 continues to sweep through Montana, public health workers are struggling to keep up with the sheer volume of demand for contact tracing, which health officials say is one of the most basic tools they have for tracking and combating pandemics.
Committee leadership roles for the 2021 legislative session made public this week indicate that pragmatic Republicans in the Legislature’s “Solutions Caucus” faction will continue to play key roles in shaping state policy as Montana enters a new world of unified Republican control.
Kurt Alme, currently Montana’s top federal prosecutor, will manage the budget for a governor who has promised fiscal restraint.
Approximately 70 employees at Kalispell’s hospital currently have COVID-19, and another 88 are in quarantine after coming in contact with the virus that is raging across Montana and the Flathead Valley.