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How, where and how fast will Billings grow?

How, where and how fast will Billings grow?

New Tasked with figuring out how, where and when Billings will grow during the coming years, Candi Millar is seeking help — from up to 109,058 of …

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Tank-making plant and neighbors closer to accord

Tank-making plant and neighbors closer to accord

A longtime South Billings dispute between neighbors and a firm that manufactures tanks for the oil patch may not be over, but the two sides ma…

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Livestock board cuts jobs, approves furloughs

Livestock board cuts jobs, approves furloughs

The state Board of Livestock voted Thursday to terminate five jobs and furlough other workers to cope with a substantial shortfall in the Live…

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City Council votes to help bring Popeyes to Billings

City Council votes to help bring Popeyes to Billings

Strong to the finish, Billings’ new Popeyes Louisiana Chicken restaurant gained approval Monday for about $71,000 in tax increment financing a…

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City Council will be part of a pair of special meetings

The Billings City Council has been invited to two special meetings in the coming weeks.

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City Council to consider Cajun chicken cooperation

City Council to consider Cajun chicken cooperation

The Billings City Council will decide Monday whether the Magic City is ready to support Cajun chicken.

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Grant from Phillips 66 will allow firefighters to videoconference

A $40,000 grant from Phillips 66 will help protect Billings residents from potentially slower fire and other emergency response times by allow…

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GOP candidates vie for vacant house seat in Lockwood

GOP candidates vie for vacant house seat in Lockwood

No matter which fill-in legislator is chosen to represent Lockwood and surrounding areas in the Montana House of Representatives in January, h…

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Billings lobbyist directed to support Medicaid, monitor Bullock's pre-K plan

The Billings City Council approved its 2015 Montana legislative priorities by an 8-3 vote Monday, but not without substantial debate.

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City Council will offer final instructions to city lobbyist Monday

The Billings City Council will have its final crack at further shaping or amending the city’s 2015 state legislative priorities during its Mon…

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City health care plan has saved taxpayers nearly $3 million

By incentivizing city employees to visit one health care provider over another, taxpayers have saved an estimated $2,875,000 over the past thr…

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Billings considering revamping its special event permitting process

Billings considering revamping its special event permitting process

An ad-hoc committee formed to study Billings’ special events policy will report to the City Council on Monday.

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Council votes to pay extra garage costs

By an 8-3 count Monday, the Billings City Council approved compensating the contractor on the Empire Parking Garage project with $764,268.32 f…

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City Council asked to pay one more bill on the Empire Parking Garage

City Council asked to pay one more bill on the Empire Parking Garage

Last winter’s brutal temperatures and prodigious snowfall is the gift that keeps on taking from city coffers.

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City Council hears from its lobbyist

Once the Montana Legislature gets down to business Jan. 5, 2015, Ed Bartlett will be the Billings City Council’s eyes, ears — and mouthpiece, …

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City Council can avoid a federal fine by self-reporting filing deficiencies

If the Billings City Council moves swiftly enough, the city can avoid paying civil penalties to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission fo…

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City administrator to receive her review

City administrator to receive her review

The Billings City Council will conduct its annual evaluation of City Administrator Tina Volek at 11:30 a.m. Friday in the City Hall conference room.

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'Sobering center' suggested to address homeless, transient problem downtown

'Sobering center' suggested to address homeless, transient problem downtown

Creating a place for intoxicated people to sober up could be a key part of addressing downtown Billings’ homeless and transient problems.

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City, Gazette will square off in court Thursday over landfill documents

City, Gazette will square off in court Thursday over landfill documents

A legal dispute about whether the city of Billings must turn over documents to The Billings Gazette that might detail possible employee miscon…

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