Lead Testing Underway at Ennis Schools

Lead testing is underway at Ennis Schools according to superintendent Casey Klasna. The endeavor is a big one with over 100 faucets to test and a staff shortage and the final stages of Covid-19 protocols hampering the effort. The testing is part of a new Montana Department of Equality program to help ensure that Montana’sContinue reading “Lead Testing Underway at Ennis Schools”

Ennis School District Misses Deadline for DEQ Lead Testing in Water Fixtures

Image Courtesy of Parentology.com The Montana Department of Environmental Quality lists Ennis Schools as having missed the December 31, 2021 deadline to submit water samples for lead testing. Click here to see the DEQ Lead Sampling Page Lead was eliminated from service in many pipes around the country in 1970 and the school was builtContinue reading “Ennis School District Misses Deadline for DEQ Lead Testing in Water Fixtures”

Republican State Senator Calling for Local Housing Reforms

We need more housingBy: Sen. Greg Hertz, R-Polson Montana has been discovered. We were the second-fastest-growing state in the country last year. Our rapidly increasing population presents many challenges and opportunities, and it’s also driving a lot of unease among many of us who’ve lived here for a long time.  Whether you love it orContinue reading “Republican State Senator Calling for Local Housing Reforms”

Why You Should Jump Off the Fence and Vote Yes on the Ennis School Bond, Even if You Don’t Have Kids

It’s not often smart to pay for something that you aren’t going to use. It’s easy to see that approach to voting on something like a school bond. If you don’t have kids or grandkids in the school system, why would you want to raise your taxes to pay for other people’s children? Here areContinue reading “Why You Should Jump Off the Fence and Vote Yes on the Ennis School Bond, Even if You Don’t Have Kids”