Podcast: The Reopening Riddle

Evergreen Superintendent Laurie Barron talks about her district's plan for welcoming back students, plus the biggest stories from the last seven days

Dig even deeper into the biggest stories of the last seven days with the Beacon’s weekly podcast.

On this week’s show, students throughout Northwest Montana are planning to return to school next month, and Evergreen School District Superintendent Laurie Barron stops by to talk about her district’s plan, what still needs to be figured out, and how districts are preparing to adapt as the reality of life during the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shift. Later, host Andy Viano runs through the biggest stories from the last seven days, including the continuing surge of coronavirus cases in Montana and in Flathead County, a mask ordinance passed in Whitefish and the return of the Northwest Montana Fair and Rodeo this summer.

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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.