Saturday, September 19, 2020
Chris Brooks, right, and his daughter Bella pick up a takeout order from Becky Ojennes at Jersey Boys Pizzeria in Whitefish on March 19. On Thursday, the Flathead City-County Health Board voted to close all bars, restaurants, casinos and fitness facilities to the public for at least 10 days in an effort to fight the coronavirus pandemic, but many restaurants have converted to curbside pickup service. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Business closures leave thousands without jobs
March 22, 2020 1 a.m.

Business closures leave thousands without jobs

Emergency closures ordered by the state of Montana and Flathead County in connection with the threat of a novel coronavirus, or COVID-19 outbreak has left scores of workers across the Flathead Valley suddenly out of a job.