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Billings City Council requires just 35 minutes to dispense with its agenda

Setting a near record for brevity, the Billings City Council completed its meeting Tuesday in a mere 35 minutes.

October 14, 2014 9:25 pmLoading…
At airport, Matheson struggling to find package handlers

At airport, Matheson struggling to find package handlers

With 5,000 packages daily and rising coming through Billings Logan International Airport, officials at Matheson Flight Extenders say they need more help.

September 22, 2014 4:39 pm Photos

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PHOTOS: Vintage planes come to Billings

PHOTOS: Vintage planes come to Billings

Several vintage planes visited Edwards Jet Center on Sunday as part of the Wings of Freedom National Tour at Billings Logan International Airport.

June 29, 2014 11:31 pm Photos

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Airport traffic rerouted after gas line cut

Airport traffic rerouted after gas line cut

Traffic entering Billings Logan International Airport was rerouted after a construction crew accidentally cut a natural gas line Monday afternoon.

June 16, 2014 3:45 pmLoading…
Billings airport officials: Arrive early for departing flights

Billings airport officials: Arrive early for departing flights

The busy summer travel season is causing longer wait times for travelers in line for early morning departures at the Billings Logan International Airport, officials said.

June 13, 2014 9:45 amLoading…
Hail damage means shortage of rental cars at Billings airport

Hail damage means shortage of rental cars at Billings airport

In the last couple of days, Dave Pigott says he's been called everything short of a gentlemen.

May 21, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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County studies stormwater problems in Alkali Creek subdivision; plans repairs

County studies stormwater problems in Alkali Creek subdivision; plans repairs

Helping residents of the Sun Valley Subdivision deal with stormwater runoff during heavy rains was the main order of business during Tuesday’s meeting of the Yellowstone County Board of Commissioners.

April 15, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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An Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting truck

An Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting truck

A Billings Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting truck from Billings Logan International Airport sprays water on a fire during a training session Thursday evening at the airport. Twice a year the airport's Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting department uses the "burn pit" training area to burn waste…

March 13, 2014 8:34 pmLoading…
Smoke on Rims from fire training at airport

Smoke on Rims from fire training at airport

The Billings Aircraft Rescue firefighting crews are conducting fire training at Billings Logan International Airport from 7-9 p.m. Thursday night. Residents may see black smoke on the Rims during this time.

March 13, 2014 7:36 pmLoading…
Putting the plow to a strip 200 feet wide and two miles long

Putting the plow to a strip 200 feet wide and two miles long

While it’s been quite the effort this winter for crews to keep the main runway plowed at Billings Logan International Airport, Kevin Ploehn isn’t too worried about how he’s going to pay for it all.

March 04, 2014 9:32 pmLoading…
United flies jet involved in turbulence to Houston for assessment

United flies jet involved in turbulence to Houston for assessment

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a permit to United Airlines to fly its jet affected by heavy turbulence Monday to Houston for repairs, and the aircraft arrived safely in Houston Wednesday afternoon.

February 19, 2014 6:27 pmLoading…
Flight attendant remains hospitalized; passengers recount turbulent trip to Billings

Flight attendant remains hospitalized; passengers recount turbulent trip to Billings

EJ Old Bull, 26, had just been served a cup of soda on Monday when his Billings-bound flight lurched into 30 seconds of violent, jarring cuts and dramatic drops caused by severe turbulence that injured five people and terrified the more than 100 people on board.

February 18, 2014 12:15 pm Photos

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Turbulence injures passengers, attendants during Denver-to-Billings flight

Turbulence injures passengers, attendants during Denver-to-Billings flight

Several passengers and flight attendants were injured Monday during a bumpy flight from Denver to Billings.

February 17, 2014 4:19 pm Photos

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End of federal benefits puts pinch on long-term unemployed

End of federal benefits puts pinch on long-term unemployed

While waiting to hear about a job interview she felt went “really well,” Tina Sticka surfs the Internet for other jobs. Since being laid off from her "dream job" last spring, she's applied for about 50 jobs.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Wind gust ties record; power lines, trees, roofs fall to winds

Wind gust ties record; power lines, trees, roofs fall to winds

Terry Stensby was glad that his chat with his acupuncturist took a little longer than usual at the Eastern Medical Center on Monday.

January 13, 2014 4:45 pm Photos

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66-mph gust ties record in Billings; regional warning in effect

66-mph gust ties record in Billings; regional warning in effect

A 66 mph gust that occurred at 11:10 a.m., tied the record for strongest wind gust in the month of January. 

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Show up early if you're flying out of Billings

Show up early if you're flying out of Billings

Last summer, Assistant Aviation Director Kevin Ploehn was praying it wouldn’t rain during the several weekends the airport was shut down for work on the main runway.

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Hallett Movers has moved libraries in cities across the world

Hallett Movers has moved libraries in cities across the world

Hallett Movers has successfully moved libraries in red-hot Qatar and coolish Northern Ireland, so the Billings Public Library move doesn’t present any major challenge — once the elevator is fixed.

December 14, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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Tara and Tiffani Finley

Tara and Tiffani Finley

Sisters Tara, left, and Tiffani Finley take photos and video as their grandfather, Kenneth Finley, returns with the Big Sky Honor Flight on Monday.

October 14, 2013 10:32 pmLoading…
Honor Flight welcome home

Honor Flight welcome home

Hundreds of friends, family and supporters gathered at the Billings Logan International Airport to welcome home WWII veterans on the seventh Big Sky Honor Flight.

October 14, 2013 10:32 pm Photos

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