Category Archives: Cascade County

12th positive COVID-19 case reported in Cascade County

Cascade County City-County Health Department was notified April 8 of the 12th positive case in the county. This case is a male in his 30s, according to CCHD. “As always, the individual is isolated and the Health Department is performing contact tracing. Anyone who comes up in our investigation as having been exposed will be contacted,” according to CCHD. “We

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County working with cowboy to care for cows in animal cruelty case, thanks community for donations

Cascade County is finalizing details to contract with a cowboy for the care of about 230 cows related to an animal cruelty case. The county has not yet finalized the details but is already paying Levi Lee $150 per day to tend to the herd on property off Mission Road west of Cascade, near St. Peter’s Mission. Earlier this week,

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Paratransit services suspended, community agencies filling gaps

Great Falls Transit had to temporarily suspend paratransit services this week. Initially, the bus service was continuing paratransit to medical appointments, but when they made that switch, the ridership decreased to a handful of rides a day, according to Jim Helgeson, GFT general manager. “After illness in a driver’s family, we decided to suspend services and observe the emergency lock

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Bullock issues directive suspending transfers of inmates to DOC custody shortly after Cascade County sought transfer of 24 inmates

Governor Steve Bullock today issued a directive implementing measures at correctional facilities in Montana to protect inmates and staff and curtail the spread of COVID-19. “Today’s steps follow the best practices recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and in places exceed them,” Bullock said in a release. “The aim is to ensure that offender populations in Montana

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April 1 updates: 10th case confirmed for Cascade County; Western Art Week rescheduled; Great Falls Transit suspends paratransit; CCHD issues new health order; Justice Court changes; total 217 cases in Montana

  Western Art Week rescheduled From the C.M. Russell Museum: “As promised, Western Art Week has been rescheduled but with a twist. We are proud to announce September 10-12, you will have the opportunity to see three great shows in one great venue! We couldn’t be more excited to team up with The Out West Art Show & Sale and The Great

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County investigating death of 65 cows in animal cruelty case; seeking donations to help care for remaining live animals

County officials met Tuesday morning to discuss options for caring for hundreds of cattle on property off Mission Road west of Cascade, near St. Peter’s Mission. The cattle are being seized by Cascade County law enforcement this afternoon in an animal cruelty case charged against George Savoy on March 31. Since there are about 65 dead cows and another 230

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Community Strength: Young residents lifting spirits with posters; young seamstress making masks for medical staff; Giant Springs Elementary hosting ‘bear hunt’

It’s Friday and the sun is shining so for as long as this pandemic continues, The Electric is going to try to a roundup of positive community activities on Fridays. To start today’s off, we’ve got positive posters created by the athletes at Rise Athletics and Elevation team. “They all created positive posters to display in their front yards to

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County awards contract for road overlay project in Sun Prairie Village

County Commissioners approved a contract with United Materials for $504,580 during their March 24 meeting. The contract is for the overlay of roads in Sun Prairie Village, included but not limited to Cleveland Drive, Eisenhower Avenue, Buchanan Street, First Street East, First Street West, Quincy Court, and Adams Boulevard. The project includes a 0.20-inch thick plant mix overlay of about

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