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Friday Ramblings
I think that every Friday from here on out I'll just jot down some random thoughts that are running through my mind.
I've worked at Cat Country since Reagan was president.
I made a great, breaking putt on #8 yesterday.
Beartooth Pass is open...
Bike Plan
When the Montana D.O.T. writes their new bike plan, how about including this idea. Anyone who operates a bicycle on any Montana road should be required to have insurance in case of an accident. If a bicyclist is involved in an accident and it's their fault, but you wreck your car, you…
Road Songs
It must have something to do with the nice weather today. I've heard from a lot of people who would rather hop in their vehicles and go for a drive than be at work today.
My drive starts with Elvis' version of "The Promised Land:. The I'd play some Sheryl Crow "Steve …
Billings Chemist on Trial
Q2 reports that a former chemist at the city of Billings Water Treatment Plant laboratory is accused of contaminating water test samples in 2015, costing the city its state certification.
35-year-old Michelle Henderson was scheduled to appear in Yellowstone County Justice Court Wednesday on one count…
Gas Prices
Gas is 50 cents higher than it was last Memorial Day and I don't think it will make one bit of difference for people who will travel this weekend.
That's why it was hard for me to believe that a national park fee increase of $35 for a family for a week would cause financial burdens on vacat…
Hot Wheels Turns 50
My favorite toys as a child were Hot Wheels. I also had a few Matchbox cars and even got a "Johnny Lightning" car for Christmas one year.
Hot Wheels were always my favorites. Earlier this week, I saw an article on the toys turning 50 this year...
Smith River Victim Identified
A Billings man who died in the Smith River south of Great Falls on Monday has been identified as 44-year-old Chad NewBreast. The river was running high and fast, and investigators believe that the two-man boat rounded a corner on the river and hit a large rock, causing the boat to capsize...
Billings Mom’s Ex Shot
Q2 reports on a shooting outside of an apartment complex at 801 South 28th Street in Billings. Paramedics treated a male victim for a gunshot wound to the neck. He was still conscious and breathing.
According to Billings Police Chief Rich St...
Club for Growth Spending Big in Montana GOP Primary
In the battle for a chance to face incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester in November, an outside group with deep pockets is making significant advertising buys in Montana’s Republican primary race – this time to support state Auditor Matt Rosendale– while targeting fo…
Rate Payers Suing Billings Over Fees
Q2 reports that six residents are suing to stop the city of Billings from imposing franchise fees on water, sewer and garbage services that are directed to the city’s general fund. The six rate payers are plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed in Yellowstone County District Court, alleging th…
Chris Janson’s New Video Not Safe For All Audiences
Chris Janson's song "Drunk Girl" deals with an extremely sensitive topic and the video even comes with a warning that some audiences may be uncomfortable with the images that are depicted. To that, I say great! We need to be uncomfortable about this topic and as a person raising a l…

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