Billings Metropolitan Area
With the draft nondiscrimination ordinance as the last item on its agenda tonight, the Billings City Council can expect to hear again from many passionate proponents and opponents. The meeting beginning at 5:30 p.m. is a work session where no formal votes will be taken.
Why do you love Yellowstone County?
A blighted building in downtown Billings is set to be razed Tuesday.
The Billings City Council has violated the Montana Constitution and state statute by failing to give public notice of “council initiatives” and votes.
Student health. The proposed student health center at Orchard Elementary would be a godsend to families in a school where 90 percent of students qualify for free/reduced-price meals. We commend the school district, Billings Clinic and RiverStone Health for collaborating to turn this idea in…
Even though the Special Olympics Montana State Games finished close to a month ago, my daughter, Alana, is still practicing the gymnastics routine she performed. There is no off-season for Alana.
At the end of the longest City Council meeting in Billings’ history, the council majority did the right thing. They voted to start reviewing a draft nondiscrimination ordinance at the June 16 work session.
Over the past few months dozens of people in Billings and beyond have commented on our Opinion pages about the consideration of a nondiscrimination ordinance for our city. Some letter-to-the-editor writers have complained that they are unable to find a copy of this NDO.
The five-candidate race to be the GOP nominee for U.S. House turned out to be the closest congressional contest in Montana’s Primary Election.
There were lots of clear favorites in Eastern Montana GOP primaries.
More than 1,000 athletes, several hundred coaches and many more family members have gathered in Billings for one of the year’s biggest sports events.
I will be resigning my position on the Billings School District 2 board, effective May 19, because I have accepted a position with a company in South Dakota and will be leaving the Billings area.
Well, it’s not ex-Beatle Paul McCartney. But, it’s a positive move. Several actually.
A well-planned trip can help generate out-of-the-box ideas.
A Laurel ambulance crashed into a 59-year-old woman driving a green Honda Accord on Old U.S. Highway 10 on Thursday, sending both vehicles into a marshy ditch and the three occupants of the vehicles to the hospital.
The Yellowstone Court Appointed Special Advocates, an organization dedicated to helping abused children, held its 14th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner at the Billings Public Library on Wednesday.
What do you get when you combine science, technology, engineering and math all in the same lessons and add hands-on exercises that challenge students to think critically and solve problems together?
More than 80 people packed the Billings Public Library community room Wednesday for what Liz Welch called “the beginning of a conversation” to end discrimination in Billings.