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Senior High puts out the call for gift cards for its homeless students

Senior High puts out the call for gift cards for its homeless students

Sometimes a little plastic can make a big difference. 

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Billings Audubon center director wins fellowship

Billings Audubon center director wins fellowship

How do you get youths to connect with nature if they won’t put down their smartphones?

November 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Spreading the warmth, Friendship House holds blanket drive

Spreading the warmth, Friendship House holds blanket drive

For students at Friendship House of Christian Service, the solution to keep those in need warm throughout the winter is simple.

December 10, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Brent Parrish and his parents, Christy and Ben

Brent Parrish and his parents, Christy and Ben

Brent Parrish and his parents, Christy and Ben, took a trip to Hawaii as a wish from the Montana Hope Project.

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Montana Hope Project provides family relief

Montana Hope Project provides family relief

Last year, Brent Parrish thought his mom, Kristy, was mad at him as they drove to Applebee’s one night.

October 17, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Celebrate Community: Good-humored event to aid Roundup flood victims

Celebrate Community: Good-humored event to aid Roundup flood victims

An errant shot at the Chase Hawks Memorial Association Pasture Golf Tournament on Saturday could land in deep ... well, the polite word is manure.

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Celebrate Community: Esprit de Corps

Celebrate Community: Esprit de Corps

COONEY STATE PARK — Slapping Uno cards down on a shaded picnic table at Cooney State Park, south of Billings, the five teens around the table acted like old friends.

August 01, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Celebrate Community: Time to help out

Celebrate Community: Time to help out

Larry Leonard has a hard time being idle.

May 23, 2011 12:00 am Related Loading…
Celebrate community: Police survivors

Celebrate community: Police survivors

Joyce Kramer of Billings is on a mission to honor her son and help the families who suffered the same pain she did four years ago.

January 02, 2011 11:00 pm Photos

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Celebrate community: Flags over America

Celebrate community: Flags over America

For years, a local chapter of the Disabled American Veterans has promoted patriotism with a flag program.

December 05, 2010 5:00 pm Photos

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Celebrate Community: CASA volunteers advocate for kids

Celebrate Community: CASA volunteers advocate for kids

Less than a year after retiring from his feed and seed business in Grand Island, Neb., and moving home to Billings, Tony Seitz plunged into a program designed to advocate for some of the community's most vulnerable children.

November 08, 2010 12:15 am Photos

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Celebrate community: Operation Teddy Bear

Celebrate community: Operation Teddy Bear

Autumn McSweyn called it “a random moment,” a “wild-hair” idea typical of teenagers.

October 10, 2010 7:36 pm Photos

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Celebrate community: Buddy walk

Celebrate community: Buddy walk

Christina and Justin Schye already had three children when their son, Kellan, was born last year.

September 26, 2010 5:05 pm Photos

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Celebrate community: Remembering Jim

Celebrate community: Remembering Jim

Jim McGovern knew he had Alzheimer’s, and that was the hardest part.

September 19, 2010 9:24 pmLoading…
Celebrate community: Rosie gets a home

Celebrate community: Rosie gets a home

Rosie, the black Lab that found fame after nearly being killed by a bear, has found a new home in the Heights and a new friend.

September 12, 2010 6:45 pm Photos

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Celebrate Community: Giving to remember

Celebrate Community: Giving to remember

Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Scott Maurer of Laurel is shipping out Sept. 14 for his second tour to a war zone. His first tour was to Iraq; now he’s going to Afghanistan for about a year.  But before he goes, Maurer will donate blood on 9/11 during a special blood drive honoring soldiers killed s…

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Celebrate Community: Green thumbs, helping hands

Celebrate Community: Green thumbs, helping hands

RED LODGE — Every summer day, Clare Witcomb wades into the buttery bright-yellow, crimson and purple array of flowers at the Beartooth Nature Center to add a little color to the landscape, her life and visitors’ experiences.

August 29, 2010 8:05 pm Photos

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Celebrate Community: Historic Laurel

Celebrate Community: Historic Laurel

LAUREL — It’s not unusual for a person to love something material — a car, a book or a new favorite sweater.

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Celebrate Community: Life lessons

Celebrate Community: Life lessons

Larry Walby grows a little bit of every thing in the garden he oversees at Passages, a community corrections center for female offenders in Billings.

August 08, 2010 7:56 pmLoading…
Celebrate Community: Conservation initiatives

Celebrate Community: Conservation initiatives

From bicycle paths to energy audits, the city of Billings is launching several new projects to conserve energy with help from federal stimulus money.

August 01, 2010 6:39 pm Photos

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