The Yellowstone County jail was built to hold 286 inmates. It has been overcrowded for years, and recently inmate totals have hovered between 450 and 500.
A proposed surcharge on Yellowstone County employees who failed to participate in a health fair blood draw backfired this week after two unions objected.
Interstate Engineering of Billings will be working with the Lockwood Pedestrian Safety District Advisory Board as its consultant on safety projects, such as sidewalks, for the community.
Billings-area business leaders are pushing Yellowstone County commissioners for a new rural taxing district to boost industrial development.
Yellowstone county officials are rolling out the welcome mat for the developers of a proposed $500 million oil refinery being considered for the Billings area.
With a combination of protested tax distributions and county funds, Yellowstone County can scrape together the estimated $7 million it needs to expand to add 100 new beds to relieve crowding at the jail.
The Yellowstone County commission on Tuesday awarded a contract to build a new multipurpose agricultural building at MetraPark to DPS Co., of Boyd.
LAUREL — Even with Monday's historic dedication of the veteran's cemetery here as a national cemetery — bringing to a close a decade of work by area citizens, veterans and local, state and federal officials — the purpose of the Memorial Day ceremony wasn't lost on the hundreds of people in a…
When the Yellowstone National Cemetery is dedicated today, Yellowstone County residents should take pride in knowing that they created this honorable resting place for American heroes.
After years of work, Yellowstone County is in the home stretch for the transfer and dedication of its veterans cemetery as a national cemetery for veterans.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — They grew up in the United States during the deprivation of the Great Depression and went on to fight in World War II, bearing witness to some of the bloodiest, most protracted battles in American history.
As much as no one likes the idea of the price of beer getting more expensive, this might be one case where not as many people will mind.
The price of beer sold at MetraPark events will increase by $1 to help raise money to co-promote events.
Collaboration between the Yellowstone County jail and the Community Crisis Center helped connect seriously mentally ill and addicted inmates to treatment services in the community, services that continued upon release from jail.
Usually when I’m working, I’m like a fly on the wall, peering at what’s going on without getting too involved or caring too much about the outcome — so long as folks keep their flyswatter in their pocket.
When the Hill family left Laurel on Saturday morning, it wasn’t any different than their normal weekends have been lately.
When a group of World War II veterans sits down to share its collective wisdom with the nation’s future military officers, the years tend to melt away and the stories begin to flow.
The public is invited to an armchair discussion Tuesday on the importance of energy and the Keystone XL Pipeline moderated by Yellowstone County Commissioner Bill Kennedy, with special guests Donald P. Loren, former deputy assistant secretary of defense for Homeland Security Integration, and…
If you want to see what community involvement means, take a look at the effort to build affordable senior housing in Worden.
For the first time since Big Sky Honor Flight took to the skies in 2012, World War II veterans are not queued up for one of the coveted seats aboard a chartered flight to Washington, D.C.