Billings Gazette Gazette Picks

The best of The Billings Gazette, hand-picked by local editors.

Former Lone Peak basketball coach denies rape charges

Former Lone Peak basketball coach denies rape charges

BOZEMAN — The former girls' basketball coach at Lone Peak High School in Big Sky has denied raping two of his players.

Straight Creek: An easy introduction to Bob Marshall

Straight Creek: An easy introduction to Bob Marshall

AUGUSTA – Straight Creek sounds like a failure of imagination in naming, until you understand the peculiar nature of strike valleys.

Mountain lion kittens rescued from Bitterroot wildfire heading to Ohio zoo

Mountain lion kittens rescued from Bitterroot wildfire heading to Ohio zoo

HELENA — A pair of mountain lion kittens rescued from a wildfire in the Bitterroot National Forest will soon have a new home at the Columbus Z…

Whitewater Falls: Short hike offers a small taste of Front

Whitewater Falls: Short hike offers a small taste of Front

AUGUSTA – As appetizers go, Whitewater Falls makes a great introduction to the banquet of backcountry behind it.

Police investigate vandalism in Heights over the weekend

Billings Police detectives are investigating 18 incidents of vandalism to windows and mailboxes in the Heights and on the West End.