District Court Judge Michael G. Moses has ruled that Billings city officials must turn over to The Billings Gazette most of the documents detailing alleged mishandling, misappropriation or misuse of public funds by landfill workers.
Recently, The National Weather Service in Billings said "Billings had 11-plus inches of snow on the ground for nine straight days. This has not happened since the 1978-79 winter."
State Sen. David Howard, R-Park City, holds a lot of hard-to-understand beliefs:
You'd probably expect an editor and journalist to be the first canonize or lionize the journalists who were killed in the Charlie Hebdo attacks.
As I passed out the ballots that Billings Gazette staff members used to vote for the top stories of the year, one of my colleagues stopped me.
We had a legend in our town, and we didn't even know it.
A column is probably doomed when you begin it with a quote from the movie "Jerry Maguire." Yet, since it has to do with sports and is succinct, I am going to give it a shot.
First it was the Walgreen's, then Beauty World and a bit later Little Caesar's.
The Montana Constitution is a wonderful document. It enshrines two things that Montanans hold dear: the right to know what their government is doing by participation and public documents. It also contains a clause which says that Montanans have a right to privacy.
Yellowstone County District Court Judge Michael G. Moses said Thursday he needs more information before he can rule on whether and in what form the city of Billings must turn over documents to The Billings Gazette related to potential financial irregularities at the city landfill.
A legal dispute about whether the city of Billings must turn over documents to The Billings Gazette that might detail possible employee misconduct at the city’s landfill is headed for Yellowstone County District Court.
One of the first emails I received Wednesday morning, after just a five-hour hiatus from the office for what was more a nap than sleep, said, "How about this newspaper support Republicans instead of always supporting Democrats every single year?"
There's that old saying, borrowed from a cartoon, "We have seen the enemy — and he is us."
Interstate Engineering of Billings will be working with the Lockwood Pedestrian Safety District Advisory Board as its consultant on safety projects, such as sidewalks, for the community.
Reporter Derek Brouwer will probably kill me for using this picture.
Ryan Zinke will participate in a congressional debate Monday with Democratic candidate John Lewis in Billings, his campaign said Friday.
When Marc Racicot and Dorothy Bradley squared off for gubernatorial debates several decades ago, it was noteworthy in Montana because there were so many of them, more than 30.
Every person believes he could be a great columnist.
Billings Gazette editor Darrell Ehrlick accepts Montana governor Steve Bullock's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and allows the governor to dump ice water on his head.
One of the best parts of being a journalist is trivia.