downtown Billings

Man Found Dead
A man was reportedly found dead in downtown Billings early Saturday morning. According to the Billings Police, a jogger found the as yet unidentified male unresponsive on the sidewalk in the 2200 block of 1st Avenue North.
Police reportedly determined there was no foul play, or anything criminally su…
One Big RS
The Big Sky center torch bearers are in Allentown, Pennsylvania loading themselves with ammo; so, when they come back to Billings, they can tell us how it will all work.
What they won't tell you is that you have to be 67 miles from Philadelphia and 80 miles from New York city to help make it wor…
Jaywalker Struck
A man was hospitalized after being hit by a car while crossing Sixth Avenue in downtown Billings Tuesday morning.
Billings police Sgt. Harley Cagle said the man appeared to be jaywalking on Sixth between Broadway and 29th Street when a car struck him...
Grocery Store Stabbing
A Billings woman who was stabbed at a downtown grocery store Monday morning was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. The 74-year-old male suspect was arrested at the scene.
BPD spokesman Sgt. Harley Cagle described the man as a local transient...
Purple 5K for Homeless
The 9th annual Purple 5K raised money on Sunday morning for the Downtown Billings Alliance Spare Change for Real Change program. Q2 reports that runners started at Granview Park near St. Vincent and MSU Billings. The course took runners through Pioneer Park, into downtown Billings and finished at Sk…
One Big Sky Discussion
Hammes Company President Bob Dunn, who has helped transform the vision and expectations for the One Big Sky Center project, visited Billings on Monday to meet with business leaders and the Billings City Council.
Since the plans have shifted from the original concept of Montana’s two tallest skyscrape…
Council Backs New Big Sky
In a 6-5 vote, the Billings City Council on Monday authorized spending $100,000 as part of a $675,000 public-private partnership to move the One Big Sky District into a year-long planning and development stage.
The council’s vote includes approval of a memorandum of agreement among the private and pu…
2nd Amendment Rally
About 150 supporters of the second amendment braved the bitter cold to rally in downtown Billings this weekend on the Yellowstone County Courthouse lawn.
The rally comes two weeks after millions of gun control advocates rallied nationwide in response to the Valentines Day massacre in Parkland Florida…
Native March in Billings
Native American activists marched through downtown Billings during a snowstorm to bring awareness to drug abuse and domestic violence — two issues that disproportionately affect their communities.
It’s been 40 years since the original Longest Walk, which spanned from San Francis…
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…
No Candy
Not only will you be fined $100 for tossing candy to kids at this weekend's parade, but it will also be $100 each time you pass some out. The exchange club won't even be allowed to pass out miniature American flags to wave. AT A PARADE!...
Woman Found Dead Saturday
The Gazette reports that a 48-year-old indigent woman was found dead this weekend in the doorway of a Billings business, according to a Billings Police Department press release. The BPD received a call regarding an unresponsive woman lying in the doorway in the 2800 block of First Avenue North at ab…

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