Though strengthening enforcement authority was one of the reasons Gallatin County pursued the enactment of local health rules related to COVID-19 last week, area law enforcement officials say they so far haven’t had to deal with any major problems related to the new mandates.
Gov. Steve Bullock issued a statewide mask mandate on Wednesday in response to an increase in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths.
A group of Gallatin County 4-H participants and volunteers unloaded trailers of pigs and herded them into pens at the Bozeman fairgrounds on Monday.
A monthlong ban on evening fishing will go into place Wednesday on much of the lower Madison River, a measure meant to protect the river’s trout from rising water temperatures.
The Belgrade City Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Belgrade High School auditorium to hear concerns over a proposed gravel pit considered on the city’s northwest boundary, city planner Jason Karp said.
As of Wednesday at lunchtime, there are two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Gallatin County, according to a Gallatin City-County Health Department release.