Neither technology nor electronic communications alerted community members to the two most recent major oil spills into the Yellowstone River. No, it was the smell:
Amberly Huttinger of the Bozeman Fish Health Center takes tissue samples from a sucker's liver for testing to see if the fish was contaminated by the July ExxonMobil oil spill in 2012. Fish, Wildlife and Parks is capturing fish to conduct similar studies on the lower Yellowstone.
ExxonMobil engineer Chelsie Wharton, right, shows Washington Elementary kindergarten students how fluids of different weights can behave like crude oil that’s processed in a refinery. Washington Elementary is one of five Billings schools piloting a STEM curriculum known as Project Lead the Way.
Imagine 20 first-graders working quietly for an hour.
ExxonMobil donated a four-wheeler to ZooMontana on Friday, adding to the zoo's growing fleet of grounds vehicles.
If crude oil from a 2011 pipeline break in the Yellowstone River near Laurel is still contaminating soil or sediment, the Montana Department of Environmental Quality wants to know about it.
As a youngster, Chelsie Wharton had no doubt she would someday design roller coasters for a living, even if she didn’t know the exact title for her dream profession.
With the arrival of the new school year, parents, students, educators and the community gear up with much anticipation. Traditional educational approaches have delivered good benefits in the past, but how can we move from good to great? How can we move our students from simply being “good en…
Dan Carter, in back, ExxonMobil’s public and government affairs director in Billings, teaches students at the Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch about engineering using spaghetti and marshmallows.
It’s easy to drive by Riverside Park south of Laurel and not realize its rich history as a booster of the Depression-era Yellowstone Valley economy and temporary home for German prisoners of war.
Does this sound familiar, Montana?
A fire at ExxonMobil refinery east of Billings sent heavy, black smoke over portions of Lockwood on Friday.
A third-generation oil man, Mykel Stockton has seen business gush, and he’s seen it run dry. His Soco Express service stations have hit a trough now, but the Billings man sees boom times ahead.
Workers are expected to complete by July 1 the newest Casey’s Corner Market at 3443 Central Ave. in Billings.
Most teenagers haven’t prepared a meal for more than one or two people. Four Café Protégé students now have experience in making lunch for 350.
Last week the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its latest report, this one detailing the current and expected impacts from climate change. The report is the latest in a series of undeniable signals that the U.S. and the world will and must get serious about a…
Dan Carter, chief of community affairs for ExxonMobil in Billings, stood in front of a room of fifth-graders at Lockwood Elementary School and extolled for them the virtues of reading.
State officials and a company spokesman say a small amount of oil has spilled into Montana's Yellowstone River from the Exxon Mobil refinery in Billings.
The Billings ExxonMobil refinery will be restarting some of its units following a recent power outage, a process that will result in some flaring, said Dan Carter, refinery spokesman, on Friday.
BOISE, Idaho — Idaho State Police say two gigantic loads of oil production equipment headed for Montana remained stationary in Idaho on Sunday morning.