Both the Mayor and the Missoula County Commissioners have officially asked Health Officer Ellen Leahy to institute a mandatory masking order ‘in businesses licensed by the Missoula City County Health Department or City of Missoula’.
A Microsoft Teams press conference on Wednesday provided some updates on how quickly the city, county and the health department may move to further open businesses in Missoula County in response to the COVID 19 crisis.
At a press conference conducted by Mayor John Engen and a plethora of city and county officials on Friday, the City County Health Department imposed more stringent guidelines on what businesses may open as per Governor Bullock’s order of April 22.
Every two years the Missoula City Council is infused with new members, or with members who have been reelected, and the swearing in ceremony for the new members was Monday at noon n the Missoula Council Chambers, officiated by Mayor John Engen.
On Tuesday morning, in what was once the parking lot of the Safeway building on West Broadway, officials and dignitaries gathered to help Providence St. Patrick Hospital break ground for a new multi-million dollar healthcare facility right across the street from the Broadway building.
The Missoula Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense held a rally in Caras Park at the Carousel for Missoula to draw attention to the many that have been killed in Missoula and Montana through gun violence.