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Thank goodness for law and order

The other day I was driving between jobs and passed a scene similar to what I have observed before, one that always warms my heart and makes me grateful.

August 31, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Gazette opinion: Schools need more good trustee candidates

With three weeks left till the filing deadline for school board, it’s time for our annual appeal for more good candidates.

March 06, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

States' rights usurped by federal land ownership

Recently at Beartooth Harley Davidson, state Sen. Jennifer Fielder of Thompson Falls excellently explained the current and potential future ramifications of federal land management practices in the Western United States and particularly here in Montana. Her presentation is part of an organiz…

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Housing nonprofit hoping to raze problem housing complex

Housing nonprofit hoping to raze problem housing complex

Eric Basye is normally in the business of building houses for needy families, but at the moment he’d love to be able to tear a few rental units down.

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Billings City Council shoots down developers' zone change, special review

The Billings City Council sided with two groups of neighbors Monday night in shooting down a zone change and a special review request from developers.

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Contentious land-use requests on council agenda

The Billings City Council has a lengthy agenda for its meeting Monday night, an agenda that includes two land-use proposals that have drawn substantial neighborhood opposition.

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Gazette opinion: Let’s close the deal to upgrade MSU Billings Science Building

Gazette opinion: Let’s close the deal to upgrade MSU Billings Science Building

The long campaign to replace Montana State University Billings' outdated Science Building got its biggest boost ever this weekend when the House approved a bill that would appropriate $10 million from the general fund toward the $15 million project.

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Billings lawmaker's 'warning' to renters sparks controversy

Billings lawmaker's 'warning' to renters sparks controversy

A South Billings landlord and state legislator is warning low-income renters to accept that they don’t need “to live as long as they currently do, or as ‘comfortably’ as they currently do.”

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Gazette opinion: Good bill for safer streets, local control

Montana lawmakers have the opportunity to let local voters decide on improvements for pedestrian and bicyclist safety.

March 20, 2013 12:10 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Government spending doesn't solve poverty problems

The Montana House Appropriations committee finished up hearing all sections of HB2 on March 11. There has been much written about dissension on the part of the committee Democrats who did not vote to approve the bill. I didn’t weigh in on the subject that evening – we had been there a long t…

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Gazette opinion: Strengthen laws to prosecute child abusers

A Hardin woman was sentenced to 15 years in prison for the death of a 3-year-old foster child who was left alone in a hot car for several hours.

February 13, 2013 12:10 amLoading…
Rep. Dave Hagstrom, R-Billings

Rep. Dave Hagstrom, R-Billings

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January 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Democrats pick up 7 Montana House seats

Democrats pick up 7 Montana House seats

Democrats gained seven seats in the state House of Representatives on Tuesday, including two regional pickups.

November 07, 2012 5:01 pm Photos

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South Side landlord helps low-income renters

South Side landlord helps low-income renters

Billings has 19,000 rental units, from apartments to duplexes to homes.

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Feature photo: House on the move

Feature photo: House on the move

Although it may have looked like this house was stuck on the railroad tracks near State Avenue and Jackson Street on Thursday afternoon, it was only being hoisted onto a foundation by workers with Ostermiller Construction. The house was moved to the site at 4115 State Ave. from 307 Washingto…

October 22, 2009 11:20 pm Photos

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