Podcast: Local COVID-19 Update for March 31

Whitefish takes action to stop visitors from booking new trips and Gov. Steve Bullock announces new measures

By Andy Viano

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On today’s show, Whitefish Mayor John Muhlfeld hops on a quick phone call to discuss the letter the city sent out on Tuesday, asking short-term rentals and lodging properties to stop accepting reservations for dates beyond April 30. Later in the show, Gov. Steve Bullock addresses a number of issues including his Monday phone call with President Trump that was obtained by CBS News and the New York Times.

To download this episode as an MP3, visit https://flatheadbeacon.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/March-31_FB.mp3.

The music in this this episode is “Thinking Music” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) and is licensed under Creative Commons. By Attribution 3.0 License

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