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:
Governor Gret Gianforte announced on Tuesday that Montana will enter Phase 1B+ of the state's vaccine distribution plan. It is scheduled to start on March 8, 2021, in an effort to protect those most vulnerable to the coronavirus.
A couple of years ago, I visited the Wickes Tunnel and actually drove through it during the summer. During the winter, the tunnel completely changes. Large ice columns form within the tunnel making it impossible to drive through.