With Halloween this Saturday, local officials and families across Montana are trying to find ways of keeping the holiday fun while minimizing the risk of spreading COVID-19.
Halloween is a big deal for Whitefish. Large, raucous parties like this one at Casey’s two years ago draw in adult witches, zombies and pirates from across northwest Montana.
But this year, city officials are not scared of the boogey man. It’s large crowds they’re worried about as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on.