Montana Morning State News Headlines for Tuesday, August 24
Missoula City County Health Department reacts to the FDA approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, and encourages legislators to revisit HB 702 which forbids mandatory vaccinations.
Lifeguard Group visits Talk Back and shares stories from victims of human trafficking, as well as providing an update on a shelter for trafficking victims.
Missoula police arrest man for kidnapping and placing a gun in his victim's mouth. Kenneth Standingrock was charged with kidnapping, assault and felony intimidation.
Sunny and mild in western Montana today, with highs in the mid 70's, however there is a frost warning early Tuesday morning for the Missoula and Bitterroot valleys.
LOOK: Here are the best lake towns to live in
Many of the included towns jump out at the casual observer as popular summer-rental spots--the Ozarks' Branson, Missouri, or Arizona's Lake Havasu--it might surprise you to dive deeper into some quality-of-life offerings beyond the beach and vacation homes. You'll likely pick up some knowledge from a wide range of Americana: one of the last remaining 1950s-style drive-ins in the Midwest; a Florida town that started as a Civil War veteran retirement area; an island boasting some of the country's top public schools and wealth-earners right in the middle of a lake between Seattle and Bellevue; and even a California town containing much more than Johnny Cash's prison blues.