Sheryl Olson http://mtpr.org en Cleanup continues at state capitol after early December flood http://mtpr.org/post/cleanup-continues-state-capitol-after-early-december-flood <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Maintenance crews are still cleaning up the state capitol building after a frozen pipe burst and flooded the basement and first floor on December </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">5</span><sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>Water damaged sheetrock and ceiling tiles and ruined equipment in basement offices. On Monday, the basement hallway was still littered with tables and boxes.</p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 00:49:30 +0000 Dan Boyce 12524 at http://mtpr.org Cleanup continues at state capitol after early December flood How rare is it for someone to 'lie in state' in the Montana Capitol? http://mtpr.org/post/how-rare-it-someone-lie-state-montana-capitol <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A closed casket viewing was held in the Capitol building’s rotunda this for the public to pay respects for former Montana First Lady Betty Babcock.</span></p><p>The wife of former Governor Tim Babcock died this past Sunday at age 91.</p><p>It’s rare for anybody to lie in state in Montana’s seat of public power.</p><p>Former Governor Tom Judge’s casket was given a public viewing after he died in 2006. That was in the Old Supreme Court Chambers, on the third floor. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 21:44:28 +0000 Dan Boyce 6624 at http://mtpr.org How rare is it for someone to 'lie in state' in the Montana Capitol?