Either way you count it, there was a big showing on the Yellowstone County Courthouse lawn of parents, teachers, and kids speaking out against the last-minute decision by School District 2 to force masks on teachers and kids.
They don't have the will of the people. That is the bottom line when it comes to a mask mandate in Billings public schools. If a parent wants to mask their kids- go for it. We won't judge you. But don't force these masks on our kids. Stop dividing our community.
The Gallatin County Health Department announced on Wednesday that there are now three cases of the U.K. variant of COVID-19 in Gallatin County. Health Officer Matt Kelley released the following statement:
Here is our continuation of a Q&A with Gallatin County Health Officer Matt Kelley. Thanks again to Mr. Kelley for being open and honest in providing answers to the two questions we posed. If you missed the Q&A on Question #1, click here.