The Billings City Council unanimously approved a $277,674,633 budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year Monday.
I first met Ryan Zinke when he chaired the Montana Senate Education Committee in 2011. SD2 board members appeared before that committee supporting legislation to use transportation funding for alternatives to busing. Zinke personally introduced himself to me and stated that he had at his des…
Robin Hanel publicly apologized Friday for comments she made a week earlier about her husband's electoral opponent.
The road to closing schools is paved with years of poor decisions. Voters can reverse this. As a recent letter writer said, In this election, the way to support schools is a no vote.
Trustee Pam Ellis, who represents the east side of the Heights and downtown Billings on the School District 2 board, offered her resignation Wednesday night.
The Billings School District 2 board welcomed new Trustee Kevin Toohill at Monday night's meeting, while bidding farewell to Trustee Connie Wardell.
In a decisive victory, Billings voters approved School District 2's $1 million general fund levy and $1.2 million technology levy.
Ballots returned in the all-mail school board and mill levy elections topped 40,000 Tuesday afternoon, a new record, said Bret Rutherford, Yellowstone County elections chief.
It's Election Day and ballots in the all-mail election are due to the Yellowstone County Courthouse by 8 p.m.
The future of our local public schools is in voters’ hands today. School election ballots arrived in the mail Saturday.
School District 2 board trustees on Wednesday night finalized the evaluation process for Superintendent Terry Bouck.
April is the busiest month for off-year elections. Montana law requires that public school districts elect school board members on the first Tuesday in May. Generally, school boards also put levy questions to voters at the same May election.
Of the three races for seats on the School District 2 board open this May, only one will be contested.
School District 2 trustees have voted 4-3 to place on the May ballot a technology levy for SD2's elementary and middle schools.
School District 2 trustees will meet Wednesday night to vote again on plans to build new schools and update aging buildings.
Toward the end of a seven-hour meeting Monday, Billings trustees voted 4-3 to support $135 million in future K-8 school construction and expansion.
Three seats on the School District 2 board are up for grabs on May 7, and applications to run in the election are due at the end of the month.
In what seems like a bit of buyer's remorse, two trustees on the School District 2 board said Tuesday they had changed their minds on a vote they cast during Monday night's meeting.
Trustees voted to approve the master facilities plan draft report at Monday night's School District 2 board meeting, but questions about how best to move forward with the information were left on the table.
Community members gathered Thursday night and voiced opinions on School District 2's growing master facilities plan and its call for new school construction.
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