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A|6 SIDNEY HERALD. SUNDAY. SEPTEMBER IS. 2019 NEWS SELFDEFENSE FROM PAGE1 Finn said recent events in the community motivated her to get a self-defense course to women in the area. The last course geared to— ward females she could recall was right after Sherry Arnold went missing almost eight years ago. “Those girls who were children when that happened are now young women,” Finn said. Finn has noticed a boost in sex- ual assault cases in Williston, Billings and locally. Most occur at the hands of someone the vic- tim knew. “We are dealing with some se- rious sexual assault cases right now,” Finn said. “It kills me to see a woman in a defeated posi- tion and feel like she’s a victim. Sometimes that’s why they don’t want to report. They don’t want to be seen as weak. Female vic— tims of sexual assault are at a higher risk for drug abuse. We know that Sidney and this area has a drug issue. I want to give these women resources to protect themselves.” The first round of classes will serve as a bit of a trial run. Due to the safety of the women in the course, more information is available by contacting Laura Finn directly or by visiting the event on Facebook at “Women’s Self Defense Course.” “Our purpose isn’t to make money,” Finn said. “We are very passionate about women defend- ing themselves. We care about our community and we want our women to be safe.” Cost is $75 per registrant, but no one will be turned away based on affordability. Women are en- couraged to bring their own water and Finn said she will also be providing water for attendees. \IAPING FROM PAGE 1 what is happening in other states and re- spond accordingly. While this investiga- tion is ongoing, people should consider not using e-cigarette prod- ucts. Montanans using any tobacco product, including e—cigarettes, should also consider quitting permanently.” CDC states that all patients reported using e-cigarette prod- ucts in the weeks and months prior to becom- ing ill. Products used by patients may con- tain nicotine, flavors, cannabinoid products such as THC or GED, and other chemicals. To date, no single sub- stance or e-cigarette product has been con- sistently associated with the illness. SymptOms include coughing, shortness of ROSELLES FROM PAGE 1 son or via phone until Feb. 17, when Roselles provided Keller with insurance information for the pickup but re- fused to speak about the crash. The sworn statement continues, “During my investigation, I discovered that the Defendant spoke with Sergeant Tyler Kam- merzell of the Sidney Police Department. Roselles told Kam- merzell that Roselles was driving the night of the crash when he started to slide. Roselles was unable to bring the vehicle back . under control.” The defendant also told Kammerzell a passenger was with him at a friends house earlier that night. She told the defendant not to drive due to his con- sumption of alcohol and was not with him during the time of the accident. City officials have been unable to com- ment on specifics in regard to the disci- plinary actions taken with Roselles as a city employee. City attorney Thomas Kalil released a statement on the mat ter on July 11, “The City of Sidney can~ not comment on any investigations being conducted by the Rich- land County Sheriff’s Department regarding Officer Alex Roselles, or any other person. -The City of Sidney can affirmatively state that Officer Roselles received an adminis- trative suspension re- lated to this incident, and that he has com- plied with all internal discipline required. Any further questions related to this incident should be directed to the Richland County Sheriff’s Department.” breath, chest pain, and fatigue. Nausea, vomit- ing, and diarrhea are also common. Symp- toms worsen over a pe- riod of days or weeks and do not appear to be caused by a pulmo- nary infection. Regardless of the ongoing investiga- tion, people who use e-cigarette products should not buy these products off the street and should not modify e-cigarette products or add any substances that are not intended by the manufactur- er. E-cigarette prod- ucts should never be used by youth, young adults, pregnant women, or adults who do not currently use tobacco products. Hogan said adding to the concern is the high rate of e-cigarette use among youth. In Montana, e-cigarettes are now the most com- monly used tobacco Mostly sunny and warmer S 4-8 Sunrise Sunset 6:33 am. 7:10 pm. WEEKLY ALMANAO Sidney through Thursday TEMPERATURES Daily ranges WNormal high Normal low product among high school students. The 2019 Montana Youth Risk Behavior Survey showed nearly a third (30%) of Montana high school students cur- rently use e-cigarettes and more than half (58 %),have tried them. E-cigarette products are poorly regulated, and a CDC study found that 99% of e-ciga— rettes sold in conve- nience stores contain nicotine, which is highly addictive. “To- bacco products con- taining nicotine, no matter how it’s deliv— ered, are unsafe for youth, young adults and pregnant women because it can harm brain development,” said DPHHS State Medical Officer Dr. Greg Holzman. “Par- ents should talk to their kids about the risks and dangers of vaping and every- one, especially young . 9°, ’ LOW 57 -' DID YOU KNOW? The Department of Health and Human Services in Montana stated, "Montana, deSpite its rural status, is not immune to sexual or domestic violence. Rape is ac- knowledged as one of the most under-reported crimes, so most experts see the numbers below as conservative estimates.” Here are some facts about sexual assault in Montana: - In 2016, 9.3 percent of Montanans said that someone had attempted to have sex with them after they said or showed that they didn't want to. o 8.9 percent of Montanans said that someone had completed sex with them after they said or showed that they didn’t want to. . The number of rape crimes has increased 34 percent since 2010. From 2010-2012,,241 percent of Montanans indicated that they were raped at some point in their lifetime, and 41.4 percent reported that they had experienced other sexual violence other than rape. I - In 2015, it is estimated that 7.0 percent of women aged 18 — 24 who gav birth were pushed, hit, slapped, kicked, choked or physically hurt by their husband or partner white pregnant. v- Of all sex crimes committed in Montana, rapes account for 39 percent. Sexuai assaults detailed later account for 43 percent. . adults, should be aware that this illness is occurring.” DPHHS is actively working with local health departments, who are coordinat- ing with their local health care providers to investigate possi- ble cases and to keep the public informed. Healthcare providers treating patients with respiratory illness with no apparent in- fectious cause and who have a history of e-cig— arette use are asked to notify their local health department. Current recommen- dations for the public include: Until more informa- tion is known, CDC and DPHHS are advis- ing people not to use any type of e~'cigarette product. Anyone who uses e-cigarette products and is experiencing respiratory issues LOW 53 should promptly con- sult their provider. If it is a medical emer- gency call 9—1~1 or the Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222). Anyone who uses e-cigarette products should not buy them off the street and should not modify these products or add any substances that are not intended by the manufacturer. Current tobacco users, including e-cig— arette users, trying to quit should use ev- idence-based strate- gies, which include counseling, FDA-ape proved medications, and calling the Mon- tana Tobacco Quit Line at 1-800-QUIT- NOW (1-800-784-8669). Youth (anyone under the age of 18) who need help quitting tobacco, including e-cigarettes, can text “Start my Qui ” to 1-855-891-9989 or visit mylifemyquit. Sunny and very warm I Mostly cloudy and not A t-storm possible; SSE 6-12 Sunrise Sunset 6:35 am. 7:08 pm. Sun. I‘L4 . llV INDEX com. Anyone experienc- ing unexpected health or product issues re- lated to tobacco or e—cigarettes should submit this informa- tion via FDA’s on- line Safety Reporting Portal. “Vaping products emit an aerosol that exposes users to a number of different substances of which the long-term health effects are unknown,” Holzman said. “If you do not use tobacco products, do not start using vape products. If you are trying to quit commercial to— bacco products, we recommend talking with your doctor who can provide FDAap- proved cessation medications.” More information about the investiga- tion is available on the DPHHS website at dphhs.mt.gov. Sunny to partly cldudy as warm not as warm SSW 8-16 WNW 10-20 NNW 10-20 Sunrise Sunset Sunrise Sunset Sunrise Sunset 6:36 am. 7:06 pm. 6:37 am. 7:04 pm. 6:39 am 7:02 pm. SOLUNAR TABLE Mom . Tue_ wed_ .111“. The solunar period indicates peak feeding times for ., v fish and game. 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