The Yellowstone County jail was built to hold 286 inmates. It has been overcrowded for years, and recently inmate totals have hovered between 450 and 500.
Every two years, Yellowstone County voters choose one commissioner to serve a six-year term on the three-member commission. Being commissioner in Montana’s most populous county is a big job with a relatively long term and the power of being one of three decision makers.
In Lockwood, it's not practical to lower speed limits.
A long-overdue conversation on Billings transportation needs took place recently when the committee representing city, county and state decision makers confronted the need for another route up the Rims.
Yellowstone County commissioners took up the proposed 2015 budget for MetraPark on Thursday, making few changes but urging staff to begin planning for resurfacing parking lots, something that’s been discussed for about 10 years.
HAMILTON – Ravalli County Commissioner Suzy Foss says the county’s sheriff backed her into a wall and verbally intimidated her in a crowded hallway last month.
As much as no one likes the idea of the price of beer getting more expensive, this might be one case where not as many people will mind.
HAMILTON – An independent auditor released a third status update on his examination of the troubled Ravalli County Treasurer’s Office on Friday, saying workers have deposited and disbursed a backlog of nearly $1 million in tax payments.
What do Sisseton, S.D., Gering, Neb., Shipshewana, Ind., and Oelwein, Iowa have in common with Billings?
A downtown office building with six off-street parking spaces could go on the auction block in April as part of Yellowstone County’s courthouse remodeling plan.
HAMILTON — Ravalli County's commissioners continue their efforts to get the county's accounting mess cleared up.
Election Day showed Yellowstone County Commissioners that MetraPark still has serious traffic problems.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Teton County government workers probably will get their first raise in five years in 2013.
Three local boards set their top priority for future federal highway funds this week. Billings City Council, Yellowstone County Commission and City-County Planning Board all agreed to allocate $89 million to build the North Bypass. The project had been estimated at $63 million, but the cost …
LANDER, Wyo. - Fremont County will hold a special mail election to pick one of its county commissioners because of a mistake made in Tuesday's election.
Republicans Forrest Chadwick and Matt Keating will appear on the Republican ticket for two open Natrona County commissioner seats in November's general election. The two clinched the GOP slots in Tuesday's primary with 3,579 and 3,496 votes, respectively. Current commission Chairman Ed Opell…
The Willow Creek Command fire in Park County, which sparked around 8 p.m. Tuesday, is estimated at 1,000 acres.
CODY, Wyo. — The Wyoming primary election on Aug. 21 promises a crowded field of candidates across the Bighorn Basin in county-level races dominated largely by Republican office seekers.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Sublette County residents will be asked to vote May 8 on whether to decrease the county commission to three seats before it even expands to five.