Mermaids returning to Montana tiki bar as it reopens
May 7, 2020
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — For patrons at a Montana tiki bar that has a back wall of a window into a motel swimming pool, it's typical to see mermaids in the water five nights a week.
So as the owner of the O'Haire Motor Inn and the Sip 'n Dip Lounge in Great Falls began preparing to reopen the bar after eights weeks of coronavirus-related restrictions, she wanted things to be as close to normal as possible — and that included the underwater entertainment.
Sandra Thares said she emailed regulators for guidance on whether mermaid shows could resume.
Gov. Steve Bullock's office said yes....