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 that the fees amount to an illegal sales tax designed to raise revenue for the municipality...
I work downtown in the Crowne Plaza and, like most employees, I must park in the city parking garage on First Avenue. There have definitely been occasions (at least three) when I have encountered some weirdness in the garage's elevator.
I have seen a presumably homeless man sleeping, a young drunk hipster passed out and a couple engaged in romantic activity on the floor...
In an email to the Billings City Council Public Works Director Dave Mumford said 90-95% of Billings residential streets have "seen" the plow. Maybe he meant that a plow showed up somewhere on a fixed point along each street somewhere on its route because he couldn't have possible meant for instance that Clark Avenue just west of downtown had been plowed the entire length of that road...
It’s been a busy summer for Tim McGraw, what with his rigorous touring schedule, but the ‘Better Than I Used to Be’ singer has found time to tape a live performance for the iconic ‘Austin City Limits’ public television program. The country superstar made the announcement via his official Twitter account.
If you’re looking for an inexpensive city to relocate to, Tokyo is NOT it. According to a new survey by the consulting firm Mercer, the Asian city ranks number one as the most expensive city in the world.
The Miami Heat advanced to the NBA Finals for the second consecutive year by eliminating the Boston Celtics, 101-88, in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Saturday. The Heat will play the Oklahoma City Thunder, the NBA’s Western Conference champions, in the 2012 NBA Finals, starting Tuesday night in Oklahoma City.
Greer Stadium was the place to be Saturday morning (June 9) if you were in Nashville for the 2012 CMA Music Festival. Carrie Underwood, Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina, Vince Gill, Brantley Gilbert, David Nail, James Otto, RaeLynn, Chuck Wicks, Greg Bates, Whitney Duncan, the LoCash Cowboys and Bucky Covington were just a few of the stars on hand to play in the 22nd Annual City of Hope Celebrity So
Rodney Atkins is gearing up for his annual Music City Gives Back concert, which will be held this week during the 2012 CMA Music Festival. On Tuesday (June 5), Atkins and some of his singing pals will take the outdoor stage in the heart of downtown Nashville to help benefit the American Red Cross.
One of the most anticipated events held during the 2012 CMA Music Festival is the annual City of Hope Softball Challenge, which brings country music’s biggest stars to the baseball field for a great cause. This year, Scotty McCreery, Carrie Underwood, LoCash Cowboys, Lauren Alaina, Brantley Gilbert, Vince Gill, Chuck Wicks, David Nail, James Otto, Jeffrey Steele and many more have signed on for th
By this time next year, residents of New York City won’t be able to buy an absurdly large and absurdly overpriced cup of soda to go alongside their absurdly large and absurdly overpriced vat of popcorn when they are enjoying a movie.
That’s because New York mayor Mike Bloomberg has proposed a ban — which is widely expected to be ratified by the city’s board of health — that would outlaw the sale o