Seems like fewer people have been drinking and loitering on downtown streets lately. In fact, some longtime regulars have chosen to leave the streets and try addiction treatment.
Billings ratepayers will generally see some hikes in their water, wastewater and garbage rates over the next two years.
The Billings City Council voted 8-1 Monday to table indefinitely a proposal to allow tow trucks to park in residential neighborhoods.
The Billings City Council approved an initiative Monday instructing its city attorney to research whether the city’s Code of Ethics and Billings’ Ethics Board are legal under state law.
The Billings Ethics Board decided Thursday that it needs more time before evaluating ethics complaints against two City Council members and the city administrator.
District Court Judge Michael G. Moses has ruled that Billings city officials must turn over to The Billings Gazette most of the documents detailing alleged mishandling, misappropriation or misuse of public funds by landfill workers.
The Billings ethics board decided unanimously Wednesday there are “reasonable grounds” to further investigate an ethics complaint filed last fall against Billings City Councilwoman Becky Bird.
Committees working to find solutions to aid Billings’ downtown transient and homeless populations made announcements Wednesday that could prove to be game-changers.
The wife of a man killed in an officer-involved shooting two years ago has filed a wrongful death and civil rights lawsuit against the city of Billings and one of its police officers.
The city of Billings is defending itself in 19 lawsuits filed in District Court, and is the plaintiff in two other cases — one of which involves the Billings Gazette.
Homeowners sometimes save themselves a few thousand dollars by refinancing their homes to lower their interest payments.
Billings could soon become a safer place for pedestrians, bicyclists, skateboarders and people in wheelchairs.
Attendees and organizers alike left day two of the Community Innovations Summit clamoring for more.
Is it OK for a good worker to be fired because her employer learned she is lesbian?
The City of Billings and The Billings Gazette are headed to court in a dispute over documents related to a possible mishandling, misuse or misappropriation in the city’s Solid Waste Division.
Before taking up the public safety levy Monday night, the Billings City Council took two actions that diverged from staff recommendations.
Once again Monday, the Billings City Council heard from a long line of residents commenting on a baker’s dozen of proposed changes to the city’s nondiscrimination ordinance.
The Billings City Council wrapped up at 12:07 a.m. on Tuesday after hearing from a long line of residents commenting on 13 proposed changes to the city’s nondiscrimination ordinance.
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.
Last Monday, the first time the council took a look at a draft nondiscrimination ordinance, all sorts of delay tactics were dragged out: Have voters decide, have the attorney general decide, refer it to a committee.
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