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BPD Officers in Sex Scandal May Be Named in 2 Days
Q2 reports the names of three Billings police officers– disciplined for job and workplace-related sexual encounters with a city employee– should be released, but will remain private for at least two more days. District Judge Donald Harris ruled Monday that he would allow a temporary restraining orde…
National Train Day
National Train Day was celebrated for the first time ever in Billings– the city that bears the name of the former Northern Pacific Railway president Frederick Billings. Saturday’s event was dedicated to understanding and learning about the history of Billings and the railroad, …
Nurse to Plead Guilty
Former Billings Clinic nurse Donald Mills– fired last year for diverting painkillers intended for patients for his personal use– has indicated he will plead guilty in U.S. District Court in Billings.
Mills is charged with tampering with consumer products and acquiring Fentanyl by misrepre…
Summer College Camps
The Gazette reports Montana State University Billings is inviting kids to spend a week this summer on the MSUB or City College campus to experience learning in a university setting. According to the press release, academic-based summer camps are offered to students in second through ninth grades for…
BPD Chief Addresses Misdeeds
The Gazette reports that Police Chief Rich St. John told the Billings City Council Monday that the “misdeeds of a few officers should not be a broad-brushed opinion of how the Police Department operates.” St. John was referring to the controversy over revelations that three officers were punished …
UFO Talk Thursday
Helena author Joan Bird wants to believe. She spoke to a crowd of about 45 people Wednesday at the Western Heritage Center about her book, “Montana UFOs and Extraterrestrials.” The zoologist and biologist with a doctorate degree is scheduled to speak again at noon Thursda…
MSC Rules Billings Cop Can Be Sued
Q2 reports the Montana Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that a Billings police officer who injured a bystander– tackled while he was pursuing a suspect in 2012– is not protected from civil litigation.
Robert Bassett originally filed the lawsuit in Yellowstone County District Court against Officer Paul …
Woman Walks Away from Passages
The Gazette reports yet another woman– serving out a sentence for a Custer County burglary– walked away from the Billings prerelease center Wednesday night, according to Alternatives Incorporated and the Montana Department of Corrections...
Lockwood Voters Approve High School Bond
Q2 reports that taxpayers in Lockwood approved a bond issue for a high school to be built, supporting the $49.9 million project on Tuesday with almost 64 percent of the vote. Superintedndent Tobin Novasio said they want taxpayers to be confident in their investment...
Tour de Fleur
Billings TrailNet held its 3rd Annual Tour de Fleur, a bike ride that celebrates women, spring and the joy of cycling. Kristi Drake, Billings TrailNet executive director said Song Dog Serenade added to the festivities, as about 250 cyclists went on either the five mile or one and a half mile rides o…
Is Your Kid Lying?
I think all of have been in s situation where we wondered if our child was lying to us. Have you ever wondered how you can detect if they are trying to pull the wool over your eyes?

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