Broadwater County Commissioner Shuts Down Meeting

Governor Steve Bullock in March of 2020 issued an emergency order directive that opened the door to quarantine and isolation in Montana.  The order issued uses Title 50 of Montana law giving executive power over a declaration of an emergency. In that authority ingress and egress, including the isolation and control measures in part areContinue reading “Broadwater County Commissioner Shuts Down Meeting”

Gallatin County Officials Called Out By Citizens

On Tuesday morning while the fog was still sleeping in the valley, citizens in Gallatin County were gathering to attend a public meeting regarding the covid-Lockdown. The meeting was scheduled for 7am in one of the largest facilities offside the college campus. In the Commons facility, seating of up to 100 was in line withContinue reading “Gallatin County Officials Called Out By Citizens”

Montana Capitol Project Begins Construction

In the 2019 Legislature elected representatives brought forward legislation that would recognize the multiple tribes in front of the Montana Capitol Building. HB524 is a law that was passed in the 2019 Legislative session called the “Tribal Flag Circle”. That legislation revised existing laws providing for the installation of an American Indian Monument. This projectContinue reading “Montana Capitol Project Begins Construction”

Broadwater County Audit Reveals Mistakes

Denning and Downey is an accounting firm located in Kalispell Montana. They have been engaged in performing the annual audit for Broadwater County for multiple years. On June 29th 2020 Angela with Denning and Downey participated in an exit interview with Broadwater County Commissioners. The audit performed each year, discloses discrepancies in the accounting records.Continue reading “Broadwater County Audit Reveals Mistakes”

Private Schooling Wins

Supreme Court Answers the Call From Montana. In Espinoza v. Montana the funding for education was challenged. Over multiple years the effort to ensure that funding for education was not kept away from private and religious education opportunities fell short. Montana Legislature took multiple attempts at correcting an action that has been perceived as discriminationContinue reading “Private Schooling Wins”

Timber Industry Dying

By Tim Ravndal Infrastructure for handling timber resources in Montana and Idaho has been on the threatened or endangered species list for multiple years. Several years ago, Montana University bureau of business and economic research did an inventory of lumber production companies.   Between 1990 and 2010 there were 28 large sawmills in Montana andContinue reading “Timber Industry Dying”

Demanding Truth, Honor And Justice

The “Coalition of Concerned Citizens of Broadwater County want everyone to know the truth. For more than 12 years a coalition of concerned citizens has endeavored to expose and put an end to multiple egregious acts against the public trust. Allegations of violating the public trust by Commissioner Laura Obert and other elected and appointedContinue reading “Demanding Truth, Honor And Justice”

Officials Table County Fair

Broadwater County Health Board held their official meeting on June 19th 2020 to discuss health issues the people are facing in the county. The Covid-19 virus is taking headlines across America causing local officials to curtail events based on guidelines established by Montana Governor Steve Bullock. Commissioner Delger and Commissioner Folkvord both voiced their concernsContinue reading “Officials Table County Fair”