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'It’ll be kind of hard to smile': Friends mourn death of 'Creeky the Clown' at 98

'It’ll be kind of hard to smile': Friends mourn death of 'Creeky the Clown' at 98

Floyd V. Creekmore, better known as Creeky the Clown, died last weekend after decades of making people laugh and helping sick children feel better.

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2 men, 1 woman die after I-90 rollover east of Billings

2 men, 1 woman die after I-90 rollover east of Billings

Three people died after a one-vehicle rollover on Interstate 90, 13 miles east of Billings on Tuesday morning. 

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'It’ll be kind of hard to smile': Friends mourn death of 'Creeky the Clown' at 98

'It’ll be kind of hard to smile': Friends mourn death of 'Creeky the Clown' at 98

Floyd V. Creekmore, better known as Creeky the Clown, died last weekend after decades of making people laugh and helping sick children feel better.

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Californians, you should avoid Montana

Californians, you should avoid Montana

Dear Everyone in California, we know your friends said Montana is amazing. However, we are worried you are not getting the full story. In fact…

September 29, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…

Tears for 22: It wasn’t just another Friday night for Colstrip after death of teammate

Tears for 22: It wasn’t just another Friday night for Colstrip after death of teammate

FORSYTH -- The Colstrip Colts football team took the field in Forsyth about an hour before kickoff, sans helmets and shoulder pads. You could …

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Coroner IDs motorcyclist; police seek Honda Civic possibly involved

Coroner IDs motorcyclist; police seek Honda Civic possibly involved

A motorcyclist who died on Monday afternoon after crashing into a building on Sixth Avenue North has been identified by the Yellowstone County…

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Thomas Frank Bonogofsky

Thomas Frank Bonogofsky

Thomas Frank Bonogofsky passed away Sept. 27, 2014. Tom was born Jan. 18, 1949, in Fargo, N.D. to Margaret Lillian McDowall Bonogofsky and Fra…

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Billings Police respond to armed robbery

Billings Police responded to a reported armed robbery Tuesday night at The Stadium Club on 1041 Main Street in the Heights.

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Yoga pants conversation done? No, it needs to start

Yoga pants conversation done? No, it needs to start

I’m not really sure the “right” way to follow up with what has happened during the past week. 

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Student fighting Skyview yoga pants policy

Student fighting Skyview yoga pants policy

Principal Deb Black said she didn’t think it would be a big deal.

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Californians, you should avoid Montana

Californians, you should avoid Montana

Dear Everyone in California, we know your friends said Montana is amazing. However, we are worried you are not getting the full story. In fact…

September 29, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…

Former museum director accused of stealing more than $30,000

Former museum director accused of stealing more than $30,000

Charles Louis “Chas” Weldon, the former executive director of the Yellowstone County Museum, entered a not guilty plea in Yellowstone County D…

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Mother of teen charged with rape facing child sex abuse charges

Mother of teen charged with rape facing child sex abuse charges

A Laurel woman, the mother of a 19-year-old accused of raping two underage girls, is facing two felony counts of sexual abuse of children for …

May 09, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…

Fairview man admits role in large Bakken meth case

Fairview man admits role in large Bakken meth case

A Fairview man told a federal judge Tuesday that he used a phone to get a car for a drug dealer to pick up more methamphetamine for distributi…

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Canyon James Cook

Canyon James Cook

Canyon James Cook was born on Sept. 22, 2014, at 10:30 p.m. He weighed 6 oz and was 8” long. Canyon passed away peacefully in his parents’ arm…

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Tears for 22: It wasn’t just another Friday night for Colstrip after death of teammate

Tears for 22: It wasn’t just another Friday night for Colstrip after death of teammate

FORSYTH -- The Colstrip Colts football team took the field in Forsyth about an hour before kickoff, sans helmets and shoulder pads. You could …

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Basketball star leads class into Indian hall of fame

Basketball star leads class into Indian hall of fame

In the late 1980s, people from all over the country came to Montana to watch Elvis Old Bull play basketball, Don Wetzel Sr. told an audience F…

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2 men, 1 woman die after I-90 rollover east of Billings

2 men, 1 woman die after I-90 rollover east of Billings

Three people died after a one-vehicle rollover on Interstate 90, 13 miles east of Billings on Tuesday morning. 

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Heart and Sole Run organizers announce community gifts

Heart and Sole Run organizers announce community gifts

Representing the Billings Gazette and St. Vincent Healthcare, organizers from this year’s 35th annual Heart and Sole Run handed out checks Tue…

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Safely easing jail overcrowding: Judge believes program could save millions

Safely easing jail overcrowding: Judge believes program could save millions

A group of leaders in Yellowstone County’s criminal justice system are working on a project they believe could dramatically ease overcrowding …

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Evangelist pepper-sprayed on Montana State campus

BOZEMAN — A Christian evangelist who calls himself Shawn the Baptist was sprayed with pepper spray while preaching on the campus of Montana St…

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Man admits sexually assaulting 8-year-old, child porn possession

Man admits sexually assaulting 8-year-old, child porn possession

A 44-year-old man pleaded guilty Thursday to sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl in 2012 and admitted to having child pornography.

July 31, 2014 5:38 pmLoading…

Federal judge lifts gag order on Montana man criticizing judicial commission

Federal judge lifts gag order on Montana man criticizing judicial commission

HELENA — A federal judge Tuesday said the Montana Judicial Standards Commission cannot prohibit a Montana man from publicly criticizing the pa…

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Governor's climate change plan gets pessimistic response in Colstrip

Governor's climate change plan gets pessimistic response in Colstrip

COLSTRIP — Gov. Steve Bullock asserts Montana can meet the Obama administration’s climate goals without losing jobs or shutting coal plants. B…

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Gary Moos

RED LODGE — Gary Moos was born in Billings on April 12, 1954, to Otto and Rose (Jund) Moos. He was the youngest of six children.

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Tears for 22: It wasn’t just another Friday night for Colstrip after death of teammate

Tears for 22: It wasn’t just another Friday night for Colstrip after death of teammate

FORSYTH -- The Colstrip Colts football team took the field in Forsyth about an hour before kickoff, sans helmets and shoulder pads. You could …

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Second man charged in 2012 marijuana grow operation

A second man is facing charges in connection with an indoor marijuana growing operation in Billings in 2012.

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Pamela Ranai Hope

Pamela Ranai Hope, 53, of Billings, passed away suddenly at home on Sept. 26, 2014.

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Bishop Michael Warfel: Defining marriage

Bishop Michael Warfel: Defining marriage

Over a decade ago, I was involved in a campaign in the State of Alaska to constitutionally define marriage as solely between one man and one w…

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Gazette failed to practice what it preached

The Gazette severely criticized the Roman Catholic Church in Lewistown when it exercised church discipline against two men, members of the chu…

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Guest View: 320 days plus -- my battle with cancer

Guest View: 320 days plus -- my battle with cancer

On Dec. 9, 2013, I was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia, an aggressive form of blood cancer.

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Graduation Matters Billings to rally resources around young students

Graduation Matters Billings to rally resources around young students

If a child in Billings can read by the end of third grade, he or she will most likely graduate from high school, community leaders with Gradua…

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Man sentenced to 15 years in state custody for assault, smashed church windows

Man sentenced to 15 years in state custody for assault, smashed church windows

A 27-year-old man who used a machete to smash out the windows of a Billings church and in a separate incident assaulted a family member was se…

September 29, 2014 8:30 pmLoading…

Guest view: Of course we want to know where our food comes from

Guest view: Of course we want to know where our food comes from

Just more than 100 years ago, our family farm was homesteaded by Laura Etta Smalley Bangs, my husband Jeff’s great-grandmother. It’s hard to i…

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Heights casino robber sentenced

Heights casino robber sentenced

A man who admitted in July to robbing a Heights Casino in 2011 was sentenced Tuesday.

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Tears for 22: It wasn’t just another Friday night for Colstrip after death of teammate

Tears for 22: It wasn’t just another Friday night for Colstrip after death of teammate

FORSYTH -- The Colstrip Colts football team took the field in Forsyth about an hour before kickoff, sans helmets and shoulder pads. You could …

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'It’ll be kind of hard to smile': Friends mourn death of 'Creeky the Clown' at 98

'It’ll be kind of hard to smile': Friends mourn death of 'Creeky the Clown' at 98

Floyd V. Creekmore, better known as Creeky the Clown, died last weekend after decades of making people laugh and helping sick children feel better.

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Californians, you should avoid Montana

Californians, you should avoid Montana

Dear Everyone in California, we know your friends said Montana is amazing. However, we are worried you are not getting the full story. In fact…

September 29, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…

Student fighting Skyview yoga pants policy

Student fighting Skyview yoga pants policy

Principal Deb Black said she didn’t think it would be a big deal.

September 18, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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Yoga pants conversation done? No, it needs to start

Yoga pants conversation done? No, it needs to start

I’m not really sure the “right” way to follow up with what has happened during the past week. 

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Benjamin Charles Sommers

Benjamin Charles Sommers

Benjamin came into this world in the early hours of Nov. 30, 1988. He was a bright light from that moment until he passed on Sept. 24, 2014. H…

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Californians, you should avoid Montana

Californians, you should avoid Montana

Dear Everyone in California, we know your friends said Montana is amazing. However, we are worried you are not getting the full story. In fact…

September 29, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…

Motorcyclist dies after crashing into building

Motorcyclist dies after crashing into building

A motorcyclist died on Monday afternoon after crashing into a building on Sixth Avenue North.

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No resolution in sight for two gay men and Lewistown Catholic church

No resolution in sight for two gay men and Lewistown Catholic church

LEWISTOWN — The first thing you need to know about Tom Wojtowick and Paul Huff is both are lifelong Catholics.

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Tears for 22: It wasn’t just another Friday night for Colstrip after death of teammate

Tears for 22: It wasn’t just another Friday night for Colstrip after death of teammate

FORSYTH -- The Colstrip Colts football team took the field in Forsyth about an hour before kickoff, sans helmets and shoulder pads. You could …

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Crash on I-90 sends teen to hospital; alcohol suspected

Crash on I-90 sends teen to hospital; alcohol suspected

A two-vehicle accident on Interstate 90 near mile marker 448 sent a 17-year-old Billings man to Billings Clinic.

September 24, 2014 10:30 pmLoading…

Rambold resentenced to 10 years in prison for rape of student who committed suicide

Rambold resentenced to 10 years in prison for rape of student who committed suicide

Seven years after former teacher Stacey Dean Rambold had sex with a freshman student who later killed herself, he has been re-sentenced, this …

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35,000 pounds of rotting raw chicken abandoned in Montana

35,000 pounds of rotting raw chicken abandoned in Montana

WYE — A big white trailer parked at a truck stop isn’t likely to turn heads, unless it’s been sitting there for days, dripping the juices of r…

September 24, 2014 2:54 pmLoading…

Agents seize 6 pounds of meth from downtown motel room; 2 face federal charges

Agents seize 6 pounds of meth from downtown motel room; 2 face federal charges

Agents found about six pounds of methamphetamine and $1,700 in cash in a downtown Billings motel on Tuesday, and two California men are accuse…

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Barbara Joan Espeland

Barbara Joan Espeland

Home from my 4 year duty in the Air Force and driving down the Main Street of Westby MT, I came face to face with 4 beautiful girls on horseba…

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Mother of teen charged with rape facing child sex abuse charges

Mother of teen charged with rape facing child sex abuse charges

A Laurel woman, the mother of a 19-year-old accused of raping two underage girls, is facing two felony counts of sexual abuse of children for …

May 09, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…

Rambold sentenced to 10 years in prison for raping student who later committed suicide

Rambold sentenced to 10 years in prison for raping student who later committed suicide

Judge Randal Spaulding has sentenced Stacey Dean Rambold to 15 years in prison with five years suspended for the rape of his 14-year-old stude…

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Rambold sentenced to 10 years in prison for raping student who later committed suicide

Rambold sentenced to 10 years in prison for raping student who later committed suicide

Judge Randal Spaulding has sentenced Stacey Dean Rambold to 15 years in prison with five years suspended for the rape of his 14-year-old stude…

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Gavin King

Gavin King

MILES CITY — Gavin King, age 14, of Miles City passed away on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at the Holy Rosary Hospital in Miles City.

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Kimmel column: Lack of sportsmanship is reprehensible

This is a column I don’t want to write.

September 24, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…

2 men, 1 woman die after I-90 rollover east of Billings

2 men, 1 woman die after I-90 rollover east of Billings

Three people died after a one-vehicle rollover on Interstate 90, 13 miles east of Billings on Tuesday morning. 

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Guest View: 320 days plus -- my battle with cancer

Guest View: 320 days plus -- my battle with cancer

On Dec. 9, 2013, I was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia, an aggressive form of blood cancer.

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Rambold sentenced to 10 years in prison for raping student who later committed suicide

Rambold sentenced to 10 years in prison for raping student who later committed suicide

Judge Randal Spaulding has sentenced Stacey Dean Rambold to 15 years in prison with five years suspended for the rape of his 14-year-old stude…

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Employee hurt while pursuing 2 who stole iPhones from Device Doctor

Employee hurt while pursuing 2 who stole iPhones from Device Doctor

Billings police are looking for two suspects after an employee at the Device Doctor, 611 Hilltop Road, was injured after a robbery Thursday afternoon.

September 25, 2014 1:36 pmLoading…

Driver dies after collision with tree in Laurel

A man is dead after the vehicle he was driving collided with a tree in Laurel Monday evening.

September 29, 2014 10:40 pmLoading…

2 men, 1 woman die after I-90 rollover east of Billings

2 men, 1 woman die after I-90 rollover east of Billings

Three people died after a one-vehicle rollover on Interstate 90, 13 miles east of Billings on Tuesday morning. 

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Crews dump 37,000 pounds of spoiled chicken in Missoula landfill; suspect identified

Crews dump 37,000 pounds of spoiled chicken in Missoula landfill; suspect identified

MISSOULA — The truckload of rotting chickens abandoned at a truck stop west of Missoula was dumped in a landfill Friday morning.

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Tears for 22: It wasn’t just another Friday night for Colstrip after death of teammate

Tears for 22: It wasn’t just another Friday night for Colstrip after death of teammate

FORSYTH -- The Colstrip Colts football team took the field in Forsyth about an hour before kickoff, sans helmets and shoulder pads. You could …

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Kevin M. Hoffman

Kevin M. Hoffman

LAUREL—The family of Kevin Michael Hoffman, wishes to announce the passing of a loving husband, father, son and friend.

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How to dispose of 37,000 pounds of rotting chicken? Montana health department looks for solution

How to dispose of 37,000 pounds of rotting chicken? Montana health department looks for solution

WYE — The roughly 37,000 pounds of rotting chicken in a semi trailer at the Wye may be a little harder to get rid of than originally hoped.

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Former museum director accused of stealing more than $30,000

Former museum director accused of stealing more than $30,000

Charles Louis “Chas” Weldon, the former executive director of the Yellowstone County Museum, entered a not guilty plea in Yellowstone County D…

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USDA says unapproved GMO wheat found in Huntley

USDA says unapproved GMO wheat found in Huntley

Unregulated genetically modified wheat has popped up at a Montana research facility east of Billings, the U.S. Agriculture Department said Friday.

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Petraeus compares Bakken oil patch to 'war zone'

Petraeus compares Bakken oil patch to 'war zone'

DICKINSON, N.D. — The rapid growth of North Dakota’s oil patch communities has so overwhelmed the infrastructure that the former commander of …

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Driver accused of abandoning chicken truck in Missoula found

Driver accused of abandoning chicken truck in Missoula found

NAMPA, Idaho — Authorities in Idaho have found the driver thought to have abandoned a trailer containing 37,000 pounds of rotten chicken at a …

September 26, 2014 8:30 pmLoading…

Man accused of reaching 100 mph in downtown Billings gets 5-year sentence

Man accused of reaching 100 mph in downtown Billings gets 5-year sentence

A Billings judge on Monday gave a five-year sentence to a man who pleaded guilty to DUI and criminal endangerment for reportedly reaching spee…

September 29, 2014 7:50 pmLoading…

'It’ll be kind of hard to smile': Friends mourn death of 'Creeky the Clown' at 98

'It’ll be kind of hard to smile': Friends mourn death of 'Creeky the Clown' at 98

Floyd V. Creekmore, better known as Creeky the Clown, died last weekend after decades of making people laugh and helping sick children feel better.

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2 men, 1 woman die after I-90 rollover east of Billings

2 men, 1 woman die after I-90 rollover east of Billings

Three people died after a one-vehicle rollover on Interstate 90, 13 miles east of Billings on Tuesday morning. 

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'It’ll be kind of hard to smile': Friends mourn death of 'Creeky the Clown' at 98

'It’ll be kind of hard to smile': Friends mourn death of 'Creeky the Clown' at 98

Floyd V. Creekmore, better known as Creeky the Clown, died last weekend after decades of making people laugh and helping sick children feel better.

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Californians, you should avoid Montana

Californians, you should avoid Montana

Dear Everyone in California, we know your friends said Montana is amazing. However, we are worried you are not getting the full story. In fact…

September 29, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…

Tears for 22: It wasn’t just another Friday night for Colstrip after death of teammate

Tears for 22: It wasn’t just another Friday night for Colstrip after death of teammate

FORSYTH -- The Colstrip Colts football team took the field in Forsyth about an hour before kickoff, sans helmets and shoulder pads. You could …

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Coroner IDs motorcyclist; police seek Honda Civic possibly involved

Coroner IDs motorcyclist; police seek Honda Civic possibly involved

A motorcyclist who died on Monday afternoon after crashing into a building on Sixth Avenue North has been identified by the Yellowstone County…

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Thomas Frank Bonogofsky

Thomas Frank Bonogofsky

Thomas Frank Bonogofsky passed away Sept. 27, 2014. Tom was born Jan. 18, 1949, in Fargo, N.D. to Margaret Lillian McDowall Bonogofsky and Fra…

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Billings Police respond to armed robbery

Billings Police responded to a reported armed robbery Tuesday night at The Stadium Club on 1041 Main Street in the Heights.

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Yoga pants conversation done? No, it needs to start

Yoga pants conversation done? No, it needs to start

I’m not really sure the “right” way to follow up with what has happened during the past week. 

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Student fighting Skyview yoga pants policy

Student fighting Skyview yoga pants policy

Principal Deb Black said she didn’t think it would be a big deal.

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Californians, you should avoid Montana

Californians, you should avoid Montana

Dear Everyone in California, we know your friends said Montana is amazing. However, we are worried you are not getting the full story. In fact…

September 29, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…

Former museum director accused of stealing more than $30,000

Former museum director accused of stealing more than $30,000

Charles Louis “Chas” Weldon, the former executive director of the Yellowstone County Museum, entered a not guilty plea in Yellowstone County D…

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Mother of teen charged with rape facing child sex abuse charges

Mother of teen charged with rape facing child sex abuse charges

A Laurel woman, the mother of a 19-year-old accused of raping two underage girls, is facing two felony counts of sexual abuse of children for …

May 09, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…

Fairview man admits role in large Bakken meth case

Fairview man admits role in large Bakken meth case

A Fairview man told a federal judge Tuesday that he used a phone to get a car for a drug dealer to pick up more methamphetamine for distributi…

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Canyon James Cook

Canyon James Cook

Canyon James Cook was born on Sept. 22, 2014, at 10:30 p.m. He weighed 6 oz and was 8” long. Canyon passed away peacefully in his parents’ arm…

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State and area deaths

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Tears for 22: It wasn’t just another Friday night for Colstrip after death of teammate

Tears for 22: It wasn’t just another Friday night for Colstrip after death of teammate

FORSYTH -- The Colstrip Colts football team took the field in Forsyth about an hour before kickoff, sans helmets and shoulder pads. You could …

September 29, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Basketball star leads class into Indian hall of fame

Basketball star leads class into Indian hall of fame

In the late 1980s, people from all over the country came to Montana to watch Elvis Old Bull play basketball, Don Wetzel Sr. told an audience F…

December 12, 2008 11:00 pm Photos

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2 men, 1 woman die after I-90 rollover east of Billings

2 men, 1 woman die after I-90 rollover east of Billings

Three people died after a one-vehicle rollover on Interstate 90, 13 miles east of Billings on Tuesday morning. 

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Heart and Sole Run organizers announce community gifts

Heart and Sole Run organizers announce community gifts

Representing the Billings Gazette and St. Vincent Healthcare, organizers from this year’s 35th annual Heart and Sole Run handed out checks Tue…

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Safely easing jail overcrowding: Judge believes program could save millions

Safely easing jail overcrowding: Judge believes program could save millions

A group of leaders in Yellowstone County’s criminal justice system are working on a project they believe could dramatically ease overcrowding …

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Evangelist pepper-sprayed on Montana State campus

BOZEMAN — A Christian evangelist who calls himself Shawn the Baptist was sprayed with pepper spray while preaching on the campus of Montana St…

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Man admits sexually assaulting 8-year-old, child porn possession

Man admits sexually assaulting 8-year-old, child porn possession

A 44-year-old man pleaded guilty Thursday to sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl in 2012 and admitted to having child pornography.

July 31, 2014 5:38 pmLoading…

Federal judge lifts gag order on Montana man criticizing judicial commission

Federal judge lifts gag order on Montana man criticizing judicial commission

HELENA — A federal judge Tuesday said the Montana Judicial Standards Commission cannot prohibit a Montana man from publicly criticizing the pa…

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Governor's climate change plan gets pessimistic response in Colstrip

Governor's climate change plan gets pessimistic response in Colstrip

COLSTRIP — Gov. Steve Bullock asserts Montana can meet the Obama administration’s climate goals without losing jobs or shutting coal plants. B…

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Gary Moos

RED LODGE — Gary Moos was born in Billings on April 12, 1954, to Otto and Rose (Jund) Moos. He was the youngest of six children.

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Tears for 22: It wasn’t just another Friday night for Colstrip after death of teammate

Tears for 22: It wasn’t just another Friday night for Colstrip after death of teammate

FORSYTH -- The Colstrip Colts football team took the field in Forsyth about an hour before kickoff, sans helmets and shoulder pads. You could …

September 29, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Second man charged in 2012 marijuana grow operation

A second man is facing charges in connection with an indoor marijuana growing operation in Billings in 2012.

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Pamela Ranai Hope

Pamela Ranai Hope, 53, of Billings, passed away suddenly at home on Sept. 26, 2014.

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Bishop Michael Warfel: Defining marriage

Bishop Michael Warfel: Defining marriage

Over a decade ago, I was involved in a campaign in the State of Alaska to constitutionally define marriage as solely between one man and one w…

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Gazette failed to practice what it preached

The Gazette severely criticized the Roman Catholic Church in Lewistown when it exercised church discipline against two men, members of the chu…

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Guest View: 320 days plus -- my battle with cancer

Guest View: 320 days plus -- my battle with cancer

On Dec. 9, 2013, I was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia, an aggressive form of blood cancer.

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Graduation Matters Billings to rally resources around young students

Graduation Matters Billings to rally resources around young students

If a child in Billings can read by the end of third grade, he or she will most likely graduate from high school, community leaders with Gradua…

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Man sentenced to 15 years in state custody for assault, smashed church windows

Man sentenced to 15 years in state custody for assault, smashed church windows

A 27-year-old man who used a machete to smash out the windows of a Billings church and in a separate incident assaulted a family member was se…

September 29, 2014 8:30 pmLoading…

Guest view: Of course we want to know where our food comes from

Guest view: Of course we want to know where our food comes from

Just more than 100 years ago, our family farm was homesteaded by Laura Etta Smalley Bangs, my husband Jeff’s great-grandmother. It’s hard to i…

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Heights casino robber sentenced

Heights casino robber sentenced

A man who admitted in July to robbing a Heights Casino in 2011 was sentenced Tuesday.

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