Articles written by Ronda Welnel

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  • Special Event Volunteers and Alcohol Liability

    Ronda Welnel|May 14, 2014

    With the summer season fast approaching, area communities are beginning to plan their festivals, fairs, and fundraisers. With many of these special events alcohol is sold and served by volunteers and as a volunteer many of you may not be aware that you bear the same liabilities for illegal alcohol sales as someone who is paid to serve and sell alcohol. Therefore, it is crucial you understand your responsibility when serving and selling as well as the consequences for any illegal sales. Currently, Montana law requires volunteers who serve and...

  • Suicide Intervention Training Workshop Available

    Ronda Welnel|Apr 10, 2013

    District II Alcohol and Drug Program of Sidney will be conducting an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) in Glendive on Monday and Tuesday April 29th and 30th from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Training will be held at the Glendive Medical Center’s Carney Conference Room located at 202 Prospect Drive in Glendive. Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) provides participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to recognize persons at risk of suicide and to undertake appropriate management or referral of i...

  • Alcohol Compliance Checks Impact Underage Drinking

    Ronda Welnel|Oct 10, 2012

    The Richland County Sheriff’s Office, Sidney City Police Department, and the Fairview Police Department would like to thank all establishments that passed the recent alcohol compliance checks. The goal of the checks is to prevent youth access to alcohol and ensure all retailers are following alcohol sales and services laws to prevent illegal sales. Establishments who passed included: Club Royale Casino, Reese & Ray’s IGA, Lucky Lil’s, Miller’s Corner, Montana Lil’s, South 40 and the Winner’s Pub. During compliance checks, undercover...