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Billings Special Olympics basketball team takes bronze at national games

Billings Special Olympics basketball team takes bronze at national games

When the Special Olympics Montana basketball team from Billings returns this weekend after a week of competition at the Special Olympics 2014 USA Games in New Jersey, the 10 members' and three coaches' luggage will be just a little heavier.

June 20, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Billings woman wins new truck in Special Olympics raffle

Amanda Minchew, of Billings, is the grand prize winner in Special Olympics Montana’s 2014 Charter Chevy Raffle.

May 26, 2014 2:12 pmLoading…
'It's bittersweet:' Special Olympics summer games wrap up 3 years in Billings

'It's bittersweet:' Special Olympics summer games wrap up 3 years in Billings

LAUREL — The third and final day of the final year for the Special Olympics Montana State Summer Games' three-year stop in Billings brought mixed emotions for the thousands of people who organized, volunteered at and competed in them.

May 16, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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'It just shines': Special Olympics summer games ready for final year in Billings

'It just shines': Special Olympics summer games ready for final year in Billings

Year one was all about getting established and figuring out how to run things. Year two brought the chance to refine operations, improve on successes and address any issues.

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Going ‘Over the Edge’ for Special Olympics Montana

Going ‘Over the Edge’ for Special Olympics Montana

Dangling over the edge of the tallest building in Montana on Wednesday afternoon, two ropes and some rappelling gear were the only things between me and a short trip with a sudden stop at the bottom.

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Special Olympics opening ceremonies kick off the games

Special Olympics opening ceremonies kick off the games

For some teams, like Laurel Middle School, it was their first trip to the Special Olympics Montana State Summer Games. For others, like the Cut Bank team, it was their 14th year.

May 15, 2013 8:39 pm Photos

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Special Olympics kicks off Summer Games efforts

Special Olympics kicks off Summer Games efforts

Even though they put together what some called a banner year in 2012 for the Special Olympics Montana State Summer Games in Billings, organizers said that doesn't mean much if they can't improve on it again in 2013.

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Reporter's notebook: Over the Edge for Special Olympics

Reporter's notebook: Over the Edge for Special Olympics

The First Interstate Bank Tower, Montana's tallest building at about 270 feet, might seem like small potatoes from the ground compared to some of the towering skyscrapers across the country.

August 22, 2012 4:15 pm Photos

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Special Olympics state games return to Billings

Special Olympics state games return to Billings

After more than a decade in other cities, the Special Olympics Montana State Summer Games are returning to Billings this year, and they won't be going anywhere for the next few years.

May 14, 2012 8:45 am Photos

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Bob Norbie, President and CEO of Special Olympics Montana, and Joey Lucara

Bob Norbie, President and CEO of Special Olympics Montana, and Joey Lucara

Bob Norbie, president and CEO of Special Olympics Montana, and Billings Special Olympics athlete and Global Messenger Joey Lucara celebrate announcing that the 2012 Montana Special Olympics State Summer Games will be held in Billings May 15-18. The two were addressing a crowded press confere…

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Wayne Huyard and Bob Norbie rappel

Wayne Huyard and Bob Norbie rappel

Wayne Huyard, presdent and COO of RightNow Technologies, left, and Bob Norbie, president and CEO of Special Olympics Montana, rappel down the side of the First Interstate building as part of the Over the Edge fundraiser in 2011.

August 18, 2011 1:30 pmLoading…

Special Olympics marks 40th anniversary

GREAT FALLS — Special Olympics Montana celebrated its 40th anniversary over the weekend with a gala in Great Falls honoring 40 people and groups for their strong commitment to the organization.

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