Briefs from the Ovando town meeting


Jean Pocha

Powell County Sheriff Gavin Roselles listens to safety issue concerns caused by people driving at high speeds through Ovando at the town meeting on April 18.

The yearly Ovando Town meeting was held Tuesday April 18 at the Ovando Gym. There were updates from 11 community groups. Notable updates included the Fire Department, Town Park, Blackfoot Challenge, Sheriff's Department, upcoming bicycle events and school news.

Fire Chief Monte McNally reported that there are 18 active volunteer firemen and five Emergency Medical Responders (EMR). A battery-powered "Jaws of Life" was obtained as a gift from Blackfoot Telecommunications and a six wheel utility vehicle was made possible through a Missoula Electric Co-op gift.

"Don't be shy to call 911 first,"...

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