At mid-year, Yellowstone County’s budget is on track and benefiting from an unusual, one-time distribution of protested taxes, said Scott Turner, finance director, during a review with commissioners on Tuesday.
Billings Wolves fans who come to MetraPark to watch indoor football also may get to sample a bigger variety of food.
Vernon Johnson, a Billings physician and keynoter for Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. celebration, said he decided to speak from the heart to a crowd of about 50 people at the NOVA Center for the Performing Arts.
The Mental Health Center that serves 11 counties of south central Montana lost about $200,000 on operations in the first 11 months of 2014. The governor’s executive budget proposal won’t bring the MHC out of the red over the next two years – unless changes are made.
Yellowstone County Clerk of Court Kristie Boelter fired back Tuesday over a warning letter from the county commissioners advising her to follow the law regarding accommodating an employee objecting to issuing same-sex marriage licenses or face potential personal legal liability.
At 10 a.m. Saturday, precisely the same moment in cemeteries around the United States, wreaths were placed on the graves of military veterans.
Volunteers are collecting toys for the U.S. Marine Corps' Toys for Tots campaign from 3 p.m. on Friday through 3 p.m. on Saturday at the Fourth Avenue North entrance to MetraPark.
The Yellowstone County Commission took the first step on Tuesday toward creating a new rural taxing district to encourage industrial development in Lockwood.
The Yellowstone County commission appointed four new members and reappointed a fifth to the MetraPark Advisory Board on Tuesday, but not without some controversy.
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.