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Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services is Investigating a Cluster of Salmonella Illnesses

Yellowstone County is among eight counties in Montana in which state and county public health authorities are working together to investigate a cluster of Salmonella cases.

Other counties are in Cascade, Fergus, Flathead, Gallatin, Lewis & Clark, Park and Musselshell counties in Montana, according to the Montana Department of Pub

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Rocks Falling On Houses

Billings has had a couple of court cases lately concerning rocks falling from the Rims and damaging homes located below them. My heart goes out to anybody who has had something like this happen. But, in my opinion, you can't realistically expect others to pay for something that was a possibility before they bought or built a house below the Rims

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Cops’ Lives Matter

I'm thinking about starting a new group called, "Cops Lives Matter."

This hatred-filled group, "Black Lives Matter," I feel, is partially responsible for four brave policemen losing their lives in the past 10 days

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Billings Bike Night Grand Prize Winner

 

 

Congratulations to Sara and Bud Strantz they won the $1,000 from Leo at Red Rock Auto body in Laurel on Wednesday night. That was the last Billings Bike Night of the season but you can expect us to do more next year.

There

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Five Traditions and Activities to Enjoy in Billings During the Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day, designed as an annual celebration of the American labor movement, also marks the unofficial start of summer.

For many, it means a three-day weekend and a chance to get out of town. AAA Travel, in fact,

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May the Force be in Billings

I am not a Stars Wars fanatic by any means, but I have to hand it to those who are because they are so dedicated to their cause. I do however have a friend that has collected this stuff since the early '70s and you can bet your bottom dollar he attends just about every convention he can

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Chalk On The Walk in Downtown Billlings Returns on September 19

On Saturday, Sept. 19, your kids will be encouraged to deface public property. That's right -- Chalk on the Walk is back.

In case you're not familiar, this event invites everyone to come do some chalk art on the sidewalks of downtown Billings on Third Avenue starting near North 27th Street at Soup 'n Such and Billings First Church, including sidewalks by the Broadway Deli & Café, stretching past 29th Street by the Big Sky Imaginarium and New Attitude Salon.

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Support Group Offers Support for Children Who Have Lost Loved Ones

For children in our area who are grieving over the loss of a loved one, there is a new group available to help offer support. The group, BraveHearts, will meet at RiverStone Health on Tuesdays from 6 p

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Police Checkpoints are a Valuable Tool to and for Billings Motorists

It's not just because I was up at 2:36 this morning. But, it was one of the first things that I saw on Facebook. There was the story about the police checkpoint on Billings' West End on Tuesday.

Comments ranged from things, like, "It's illegal for them to stop you for no reas" to a couple of "doughnut" jokes

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President Obama and U. S. Sen. Jon Tester have Put You and Your Children’s threat of a National Calamity in the Hands of Iran

Today the head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard is saying that the U.S. is still the great satan and Iran is not worried about any military threat from the U.S. I guess not. After all, the president likes your country more than ours

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Montanans Could Find the Lowest Labor Day Unleaded Gas Prices in a Decade

If  you plan to travel this Labor Day weekend, and millions are, Montanans could find the lowest Labor Day unleaded gas prices in a decade, according to AAA MountainWest, which serves Montana, Wyoming and Alaska

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How to Find Useful Health Programs In Montana

Montana is one of the thinnest states in the union, but we're still not one of the healthiest.

In fact, 60 percent of adults in Montana report having at least one chronic condition. Most of these conditions are brought on by obesity, lack of physical activity and tobacco use

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