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After big splash, not a trickle of news about new Billings refinery plans

After big splash, not a trickle of news about new Billings refinery plans

More than a month after floating plans for a new oil refinery in Billings, Arizona-based Quantum Energy hasn’t been in touch with Yellowstone County commissioners.

October 02, 2014 8:15 pmLoading…
Huntley Project - Baker football

Huntley Project - Baker football

Baker Spartans held off a 4th quarter comeback to beat the Huntley Project Red Devils 21-19.

September 28, 2013 3:06 pm Photos


Sweetheart Bakers in Billings join national strike

Sweetheart Bakers in Billings join national strike

Striking bakers at the Billings Sweetheart Bakery were walking the picket line Monday when Hostess Brand Inc.’s chief executive Gregory Rayburn announced he will permanently close three Sweetheart Bakeries.

November 12, 2012 11:46 am Related Loading…
Mountain lion crashes through Baker home's glass door, is killed

Mountain lion crashes through Baker home's glass door, is killed

A mountain lion that crashed through the glass door of a Baker home was killed Sunday after a chase and standoff.

August 05, 2012 9:00 pm Photos


Construction workers would need to live in man camps

Construction workers would need to live in man camps

The proposed Keystone XL pipeline would cross 282 miles of some of the most sparsely populated country in Montana.

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Weekly Billings-area weather almanac: Some relief in sight

With this week's weather forecast for Billings calling for highs in the 90s early in the week before cloudy skies and 80s toward midweek, here's a look at some bits of weather history for July 24-30 in Montana from the National Weather Service.

July 24, 2011 3:00 pmLoading…

Montana teenager drowns in South Dakota lake

RAPID CITY, S.D. — A Montana teenager died Tuesday night while swimming at Isabel Lake.

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Kodee Varner of Baker

Kodee Varner of Baker

Kodee Varner of Baker reacts after winning the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.20 at the State B meet in Butte on Saturday.

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State program provides medical house calls

Dr. Stanley Smith calls himself “a man in waiting.”

October 18, 2010 11:24 pmLoading…

Baker boy's shooting death remains under investigation

The shooting death of a 13-year-old Baker boy remains under investigation, Fallon County Attorney Rich Batterman said this morning.

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"Game Balls"

It's not the biggest awards splash there is out there but it is a weekly thing and these teams are deserving, so here we go with another round of kudos for this week's "Game Balls" winners. Good luck to all athletes in the coming week's games.

September 20, 2009 5:05 pmLoading…

3B football preview

Broadus Hawks

August 28, 2009 12:00 am Related



Class B, C and 6-Man Games of the Week

Can you believe it is prep football season already?

August 27, 2009 9:45 pmLoading…

Pools complying with law to reopen

Public swimming pools and wading pools in Billings are expected to open on time next week and to be in compliance with a new federal law designed to prevent injuries and deaths involving pool drains.

June 06, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

North Dakota man admits fraud in sales scheme

A North Dakota man admitted this week he defrauded the Sidney Health Center and others of at least $25,000 in a scheme in which he took payments to provide wireless networking systems or energy systems but never delivered.

March 26, 2009 11:00 pmLoading…

Girls basketball report — Feb. 9

Close and close and close: As we come into the last week of the regular season for Class B teams, the 3B, 4B and 5B titles are still up for grabs. And not just among two teams. In each league, three teams still have a shot at the top prize or at least sharing it: 3B — Baker, Broadus, Colstri…

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Girls basketball report - Feb. 2

Team of the week: Well, in the two weeks since I posted last (yes, sorry for last week’s absence) the Baker Lady Spartans have helped to forge what is basically a three-way tie in the 3B with No. 7 Broadus and Colstrip. Baker has won six straight since losing to Wolf Point on Jan. 10, includ…

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Federal airport dollars allocated

HELENA - The federal government is allocating $2.3 million to improve and expand airports in 16 Montana communities.

January 18, 2009 11:00 pmLoading…

Girls basketball report - Jan. 12

Team of the week: Tip of the cap here to Three Forks. The Wolves won three games in five days, all of them league games, by beating Whitehall (53-52), Manhattan (42-33) and Townsend (51-42). Three Forks has won four in a row and stands at 6-2 overall and 5-0 in the 5B.

January 11, 2009 11:55 pmLoading…

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