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.
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.
A married couple who are considering closing their antique business of 30-plus years because they’re tired of dealing with belligerent drunks. A businessman whose clients feel unsafe coming to his downtown office. Transients who came to Billings specifically to “party” for a week or two.
One can often tell what a government agency will be up to during the coming year by looking at its budget proposal.
Every 10 years, Billings voters have the opportunity to cast a ballot on what they think of the city’s charter form of government.
The insurer for the city of Billings has agreed to pay $900,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a man who died of a heart attack at Rose Park pool in 2011.