Aaron is Montana Public Radio's Flathead reporter.
A pastor from California is touring the country to urge evangelical congregations to defy state and local COVID-19 public health rules. He hopes to force a case before the U.S. Supreme Court.
With coronavirus infections five times higher than a month ago, Montana's hospitals are scrambling, and the state is having a hard time finding enough health care workers.
Montana has one of the country's lowest coronavirus infection rates, and is reopening to tourists. But the Blackfeet Nation, whose reservation borders Glacier National Park, is moving more cautiously.