The sale Tuesday of Yellowstone County’s downtown office building for $251,000 will add funds to the county’s courthouse remodeling project.
When Yellowstone County commissioners opened an auction Tuesday to sell a two-story downtown office building, they got no takers.
Is a racist slur by Yellowstone County Treasurer Max Lenington or his repeated personal use of county emails grounds for a recall?
Lockwood residents will get a chance to tell county officials whether they want sidewalks and streetlights to improve public safety during a public meeting Tuesday.
Montana law allows counties to create special districts for specific services like fire, transportation and schools, but not for sidewalks or streetlights, according to Chief Deputy County Attorney Dan Schwarz.
Montana lawmakers have the opportunity to let local voters decide on improvements for pedestrian and bicyclist safety.
Lockwood community leaders and Yellowstone County officials asked a state Senate committee on Monday to support a bill that would allow the county to create a special taxing district for sidewalks and trails to help make the community safer.
Like many Montana teens, Dustin Freese loved hunting, fishing and paint ball wars. He played freshman and sophomore football for the Senior High Broncs.
Lockwood residents and Yellowstone County commissioners came together Tuesday to consider ways to make the community’s roads safer for pedestrians and cyclists.
Yellowstone County commissioners tentatively set Monday as the day to hand count about 70,000 ballots in the statewide race for superintendent of public instruction although uncertainty about the recount remains unresolved.
Yellowstone County commissioners auctioned the old Blue Creek fire station Tuesday to a sole bidder, who purchased the property for the minimum bid.
Yellowstone County is preparing to hand count about 70,000 ballots should a district judge order a recount in the statewide race for superintendent of public instruction.
Montana is on fire from Helena to Ashland. Hundreds of thousands of acres and dozens of homes have burned this week. Hundreds of firefighters are battling wildfires. Yellowstone and other counties have imposed Stage 1 fire restrictions limiting open burning outside city limits.
An aging air cooling system running at half capacity at the Yellowstone County Detention Facility is on the fast track for replacement ahead of hot weather.
Members of the Billings Parks Board had something of a dress rehearsal at a special meeting Wednesday afternoon.
Public records include more than paper documents. For more than a decade, Montana state law has recognized electronic government documents, including government employee email, as public records.
A new email retention policy that would make archiving, searching and retrieving millions of Yellowstone County emails, which are public documents, fast and efficient will be considered by county commissioners next week.
A letter from Yellowstone County commissioners cautioning about the hacking of the county’s website was being mailed on Friday to about 2,500 taxpayers.
A computer forensic examiner from Butte began an investigation Monday into the hacking last week of Yellowstone County’s website, an attack that appears to have involved electronic motor vehicle renewal payments as well as electronic property tax payments.
Nearly two dozen people have applied to become the next Yellowstone County clerk and recorder.