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School Closures
Q2 reports late-season winter weather is forcing some schools across south-central Montana to cancel or delay classes. Closures include; Lodge Grass schools, St. Charles mission school in Pryor, St. Labre Catholic Schools in Ashland, Pretty Eagle School in St...
NADC Clinic Shaping Up
The Gazette reports that the Native American Development Corporation is working hard to get the Billings Indian Urban Health and Wellness Center up and running.
The longtime Billings-based training and technical assistance center was awarded a federal government contract for the center on Feb...
Man Dies in Billings Crash
A man died when he crashed his vehicle in Billings. Police say he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash happened in the 1100 block of 6th Avenue North at about 9:35 p.m Saturday night. The driver appeared to have lost control traveling westbound, striking a power pole, according to BPD Sgt...
Dead Fish Expected
Montana biologists are reporting dead fish in the water by Riverfront Park in south Billings, and they expect more to come as the winter ice melts. Winter fish kills occur when plants in the bottom of ponds freeze, then get covered by snow, according to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks...
Billings Film Fest this Fall
The Gazette reports that the first-ever International film festival is coming to Billings this Fall. 32-year-old filmmaker Brian Murnion is teaming with Art House Cinema & Pub founder and executive director Matt Blakeslee and others to present the inaugural Montana International Film Festiva…
One Big Sky Takes Another Turn
Q2 reports the ongoing saga of the One Big Sky Center project has taken another turn. What was once a plan for a $165 million dollar center with a tower has been toned down.
The project, now called One Big Sky District Development, drew some excitement at the First Interstate Bank Operations Center m…
Billings, Are You in Control?
Welcome to National "I Am In Control" Day!
This day was founded on March 30, 1981 when a gunman attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan. He had one bullet lodged in his lung when Secretary of State Alexander Haig made a statement...
Self-Defense in 2015 Shooting Death
The Gazette reports that prosecutors have declined to press charges in the shooting death of a Billings man in 2015, saying a jury would likely find the suspect’s self-defense claim credible. The decision not to file charges was outlined in a letter from Senior Deputy County Attorney Julie Patten an…
Home Stabbing Tuesday
Two men were hospitalized on Tuesday morning after an as-yet unidentified assailant climbed through the back window of their home and stabbed both of them. The suspect, a 19-year-old man who is known to the victims, remains at large, according to Billings Police Sgt...
Billings Super Finalists Selected
The Gazette reports that School District 2 Trustees picked their top three candidates for Billings Public Schools superintendent on Tuesday night. Greg Upham, who is Helena’s assistant superintendent, education consultant Rebecca Salato and Ross Kasun, a superintendent of schools in …
WaPo Names Bullock as Presidential Contender
Following his reelection in 2016 over now-Congressman Greg Gianforte– in a year which saw Donald Trump winning over Montana voters by a wide margin over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton– Gov. Steve Bullock is being discussed as a possible candidate for President in 2020...

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