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Gazette opinion: Calling lawmakers to curb drivers’ cell phone risk

Gazette opinion: Calling lawmakers to curb drivers’ cell phone risk

Texting while driving in Montana is dangerous, but not illegal.

June 17, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Darrell Ehrlick: We kick apps!

For some reason I can remember what I thought the first time I heard that some cellphone manufacturers were putting cameras on phones.

February 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Heights lawmaker honored by Forbes Magazine

Heights lawmaker honored by Forbes Magazine

Billings legislator Daniel Zolnikov made the Forbes Magazine 30 under 30 list for his work on cellphone privacy rights.

January 06, 2014 12:11 pmLoading…

Strategies for Success: Be careful with security or hackers will make you miserable

You read all the time about computer and cyber security. Of course, you think, “It can never happen to me!” Well, that was my thinking as well. We have good security policies and protocols in place at our firm. I am careful to pay strict attention to what goes on with my cellphone, computer …

November 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Strategies for Success: In business, if you don't adapt to change, you won't last

I was at a function with energy magnate and financier T. Boone Pickens last week. He talked on a wide variety of subjects, but he focused part of his remarks on the ability to adapt to change.

August 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Want better cell service in Wyoming? Mobile app aims to track dead zones

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyomingites can help cure the state of its numerous cellphone dead zones by downloading a free app onto their smartphones.

July 30, 2013 7:24 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Legislation needed to protect Montanans' privacy rights

We take privacy for granted. Too often we mistakenly assume that we are the only ones privy to our personal information. We assume it is within our discretion to decide who has access to the most intimate details of our personal lives — unfortunately, as the latest headlines have shown, this…

July 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tech Connection: Follow these tips for protecting your smart phone, tablet

Tech Connection: Follow these tips for protecting your smart phone, tablet

It seems that just about everyone these days has a smart phone and many of us have an iPad or other tablet as well.

March 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Teens pay attention to parents' driving -- for better or worse

Teenagers behind the wheel often copy the driving behavior of their parents. Is that a good thing? Not necessarily.

November 10, 2012 12:10 amLoading…

Gazette opinion: Law gives drivers reason to stay off phone

It’s been nearly two years since the Billings City Council banned city drivers from texting and other handheld cellphone use. Since then, several other Montana cities have enacted similar ordinances, including Butte, Helena, Great Falls and Anaconda.

July 19, 2012 12:10 amLoading…

Downtown bank's $1M retrofit enters new phase

Langlas & Associates needed two weeks to gut the former Western Security Bank building at 2929 Third Ave. N., a demolition project completed last week.

April 22, 2012 12:10 amLoading…
Montana Energy 2012 expo sells out on first day

Montana Energy 2012 expo sells out on first day

Montana Energy 2012, the first exposition of its kind in Billings, sold out quickly as more than 350 people came seeking a piece of the oil riches flowing out of the Bakken shale formation.

April 03, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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Sales Moves: At column's 20th anniversary, there's still no shortage of advice for salesmen

Sales Moves: At column's 20th anniversary, there's still no shortage of advice for salesmen

This is the 20th anniversary of my first column. Sales Moves first appeared in the Charlotte Business Journal on March 23, 1992. The column was an instant success. It soon found its way to Dallas, Atlanta, Denver, Philadelphia, and a bunch of other cities. My column has appeared in more than…

April 01, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Gazette opinion: Don't forget, No phoning while driving in city

A year after the city of Billings started enforcing restrictions on drivers’ cellphone use, evidence continues to mount on the risks of distracted driving.

November 04, 2011 12:10 amLoading…

Helenan accused of making up kidnapping

HELENA -- A Helena man attempting to trick his girlfriend into believing he was kidnapped by men in skeleton masks on Halloween was treated by authorities to a jail cell after it was discovered that he made up the whole ordeal.

November 02, 2011 9:45 amLoading…

Fines now levied for cell phone violations

BUTTE — Motorists in Butte who are caught by law enforcement using a cell phone or other hand-held electronic device while driving will receive a ticket.

June 08, 2011 12:15 amLoading…

Faith and values: The other 167 hours of the week

Most of us churchgoers sit in a pew or chair for about an hour a week depending on the length of the sermon, the number of announcements and how many songs are sung.

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Gazette opinion: Parents can prevent tech crimes against kids

Billings Police Officer George Zorzakis began his talk on child safety by holding up a smart phone for his audience of elementary parents to see.

March 01, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Committee considers statewide cell phone ban while driving

HELENA — State lawmakers considered a proposal Thursday to ban cell phone use while driving in Montana, except for the use of hands-free devices such as headsets.

February 03, 2011 12:13 pmLoading…

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