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Columbia Falls Montana

Students fill sandbags in Missoula's flooded Orchard Homes area, Monday, May 7, 2018.
Josh Burnham

Cooler, wet weather is expected to start moving into Montana. MTPR's Edward O’Brien has more on how this could factor into the state’s unfolding flood crisis.

Montanans cast their vote in elections statewide yesterday for school board representatives and levies.

Five school districts in the Flathead Valley are asking voters to approve school levies. Voters have until the end of Tuesday, May 8 to vote on them.
Nicky Ouellet

Five school districts in the Flathead Valley are asking voters to approve school levies. Voters have until the end of Tuesday, May 8 to vote on them. They’re largely a response to state budget cuts enacted by the legislature last year.

Students in Columbia Falls, MT walk out of class in support of the Second Amendment, May 2, 2018.
Nicky Ouellet

About 100 students walked out of Columbia Falls High School today in support of the Second Amendment. The walkout was part of a larger nationwide event.

Armed Second Amendment supporters at the locally-organized gun rally in Kalispell's Depot Park on April 14, 2018.
Nicky Ouellet

A month-and-a-half after students nationwide walked out of class to advocate for safer schools, some students in Columbia Falls plan to walk out of class Wednesday in support of the Second Amendment.

"This walkout is necessary because the students who didn't walk out on March 14 because they support gun rights deserve to have their own walkout voicing their opinions and what they believe in," says Braxton Shewalter, the organizer of the walkout.

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