The Coffee Break Podcast
Drenda Niemann and Dr. Todd Wampler

Drenda Niemann and Dr. Todd Wampler

November 25, 2020

Lewis and Clark County Health Officer Drenda Niemann fills us in on how the county is doing in the fight against COVID-19, and then Dr. Todd Wampler shares with us how things are looking at the hospital. 

Tim Fox

Tim Fox

November 24, 2020

We spend some time chatting with Montana Attorney General Tim Fox about some big news for the state in terms of a landmark settlement with Big Tobacco. And we also revisit a conversation we had about a fantastic movement to help out veterans across the state. 

Adoption; Charlie Gross and Joe Wojton

Adoption; Charlie Gross and Joe Wojton

November 20, 2020

We open talking about National Adoption Month, focusing on teen adoption. Then we spend a few minutes with Carroll College athletic director Charlie Gross, who explains the setup for the upcoming basketball season. Then Joe Wojton with the Salvation Army joins us to talk about the Red Kettle Campaign, along with the SA's athletic teams and a campaign raising money to install a new gym floor. 

Bruce Day and Cathy Burwell

Bruce Day and Cathy Burwell

November 19, 2020

Bruce Day joins us to talk about Helena Food Share's Turkey Challenge, which has shifted to an online affair. Cathy Burwell, the President and CEO of the Helena Area Chamber of Commerce, then finishes off our chat, as we talk about business news. 

Jim McCormick

Jim McCormick

November 18, 2020

Lewis and Clark County Commissioner Jim McCormick joins us to talk county business. We touch on what's happening as it pertains to COVID-19, but also get an update on the detention center, new security measures inside the courthouse and a temporary shutdown of the Motor Vehicles Department. 

Tyler Ream

Tyler Ream

November 17, 2020

Helena Public Schools Superintendent Tyler Ream shares an update on the schools and how they're doing in a COVID world. We also look ahead at what the holidays might mean in terms of the coronavirus and staffing issues. 

Rachel Harlow-Schalk

Rachel Harlow-Schalk

November 16, 2020

Helena's new city manager, Rachel Harlow-Schalk, sits down with for an introductory conversation. She also shares with us what's ahead for the city of Helena, and how she views success in her role. 

Dr. Doug Kuntzwiler

Dr. Doug Kuntzwiler

November 13, 2020

Dr. Doug Kuntzwiler from Mountain Pacific Quality Health gives us an update on COVID-19, and takes a look specifically at what precautions we need to take during the holiday season. 

Greg Gianforte; WestMont

Greg Gianforte; WestMont

November 12, 2020

Governor-elect Greg Gianforte opens the show with us today, recapping the election and looking forward to January when he takes office. We close chatting with Ashleigh Heimbach and Patrick Sheehan from West Mont. It's an amazing organization and they're looking for a few employees!

Hope Center Ministries and Energy Share of Montana

Hope Center Ministries and Energy Share of Montana

November 11, 2020

We open up the show today speaking with Carolyn Belling with Hope Center Ministries, a facility in Clancy working to help women recovering from addiction. We finish things up with Rachel Haberman, who fills us in on Energy Share of Montana's efforts to lend a hand to those needing some assistance with their bills this winter. 

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