A photo taken on January 13, 2015 showing water guages showing water pressure throughout the pipes
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Billings Public Works Department has some suggestions for businesses and facilities getting ready to reopen under Governor Steve Bullock’s phased reopening directive; Owners should think about their pipes.

HELENA, Mont. (Independent Record) — Armed demonstrators were among a group gathered at the Montana Capitol to protest the state government’s response to the coronavirus. 

Starting June 1 Montana will no longer require out-of-state travelers to quarantine for 14 days. Gov. Steve Bullock also announced Phase 2 of the state’s economic reopening plan during a press conference Tuesday.

Montana takes another step toward reopening, with the lowest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people in the country.

A stock image of a doctor wearing a stethoscope.

The Montana Veterans Administration Health Care System is one of the first VA providers in the United States to reopen doors to patients.

Gyms of all kinds across Montana will have the option to reopen May 15 under guidance from Gov. Steve Bullock. Montana Public Radio’s Aaron Bolton found that some facilities don’t plan to open until a vaccine for the novel coronavirus is available. Others opened at the beginning of May. Bolton shares what he learned with Nicky Ouellet.