A look at Columbia Falls area coronavirus closures, delays
Here’s a look at what’s currently closed or canceled in the area due to the coronavirus as of presstime:
• The Columbia Falls ImagineIf Library until March 28.
• All public schools until March 28.
• The Montana Native Plant Society talk scheduled for this week in Columbia Falls has been canceled.
• The Columbia Falls Community Choir Concert has been canceled.
• Spring high school sports are postponed until at least April 13.
• The Special Olympics winter games set to be held next week at Whitefish Mountain Resort have been canceled due to concerns around the coronavirus.
• The Whitefish Mountain Resort has also closed early for the season.
• Flathead Electric Cooperative’s Board of Trustees has canceled the 2020 annual meeting that had been scheduled for March 21. The Cooperative’s mail-in election will still take place. FEC members will receive ballots the week of March 23. Completed ballots should be mailed in the pre-addressed enclosed envelop to Survey & Ballot Systems, the Co-op’s independent election processing company. Ballots should not be returned to Flathead Electric Co-op office. Ballots received at the SBS office on or before April 9 by 5 p.m. will be counted.
• The Canyon community dinner this month has been canceled.
• A&W Restaurant will serve by drive-through only.
• Montana Coffee Traders will serve take-out only.
• Glacier Grille Pizza will serve take-out only and has reigned in hours to 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
• Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Columbia Falls Chapel has canceled Sunday services.
• United Methodist Church of Columbia Falls has canceled Sunday services.
• Fellowship Alliance Church has canceled in-person services, but will offer livestreamed services via their Facebook page.
• All Saints’ Episcopal is still holding services but hopes to provide webcasted services as well.
• Canvas Church has canceled its in-person services but will be offering webcasted services on their website at canvas.church.
• Flathead Audubon has canceled all its March and April field trips.