HELENA — The president has signed a disaster declaration for Montana over damage caused by widespread flooding and ice jams early last month.
President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration allowing federal aid to assist with repairs to public infrastructure damaged by wildfires in two Montana counties and an Indian reservation.
From a distance, the winter wheat at Dave Kelsey’s farming operation in the Molt area looks healthy.
Yellowstone County and federal officials offered tips Wednesday for people seeking aid for flooding damage to private property and to public structures.
HELENA — As federal emergency officials arrived in Montana on Tuesday to assess damages from flooding that’s touched nearly all corners of the state, Gov. Brian Schweitzer warned residents that flooding “is probably going to get worse before it gets better.”