April 6, 2020
As of 8 am today, Montana reports a total of 299 COVID-19 cases. Flathead County has 2 new cases. Gallatin County, the state's hotspot, has 6 new cases. Lincoln county reports one new case. Missoula reports 2 new, and Yellowstone has 2 new cases as well.

No new cases are reported for Butte-Silver Bow. The county's case load remains at 11.

The state reports 186 new tests completed, bringing the total number of tests completed in Montana to 6,789.
April 5, 2020

Montana has 286 cases of COVID-19 as of April 5. Flathead County reports 4 new cases. Gallatin County has 9 new cases. Lewis and Clark County reports 1 new case. Madison County has 3 new cases of the virus. Missoula County has 1 new case, and Toole County reports 3 new cases, according to


By Diane Larson
April 5, 2020Editor's Note: This story first appeared in the March 2020 issue of the Shop.Dine.Play

“What drew me to the mining museum was that they were hiring for a seasonal position. It sounded fun,” explains Jeanette Kopf the Executive director of Butte’s World Mining Museum (WMM). A happenstance position for a season lead her to a new-found love and passion for not only Butte’s history but ways to preserve and show it off for all to experience.