First Interstate Bank
Customers at Doc Harper’s in downtown Billings will see the inspiration for the new business once they walk in the door.
The First Interstate Center is the tallest building in Billings, Montana, and the northern Rockies, at 272 feet. Construction began in 1984 and was completed the following year. The building was designed by Joel Long.
Taller than any other building in Montana, the First Interstate Center has been a feature of the Billings skyline since 1985, though the planners hope it doesn’t show its age.
Capital for kids. The Billings Family YMCA received a big boost toward $1 million in planned improvements with a gift of $333,000 from Scheels sporting goods.
HARDIN — Andrea Stump, the 17-year-old Miss Crow Nation leading up to the 2015 Crow Fair Powwow Celebration, said she attended a holiday banquet Wednesday determined to “present ourselves in a positive way and represent the Crow Tribe.”
This week’s celebration for the fledgling Billings Home Center has pushed fundraising to $92,700 — about $30,000 short of what’s needed to fund the one-stop housing shop for its first year of existence.
Billings-area banks and credit unions are sending thousands of new credit and debit cards to customers this month following data breaches at Home Depot and Albertsons.
GREAT FALLS — The $72.8 million sale of Montana's Mountain West Bank to First Interstate Bank closes Friday.
The billowing e-cigarette industry has expanded into Billings Heights.
Bobcat fans can now show their school pride at First Interstate Bank — and get in line for some sweet deals at Montana State University.
Power was restored in the First Interstate Bank tower at about 11 a.m. on Wednesday. NorthWestern Energy crews had to replace a transformer that was original to the building in 1985.
History sometimes repeats itself.
A man who prosecutors say broke windows at two banks early on Monday — telling police he did so to bring attention to a supposed ring of meth traffickers — made an initial court appearance Tuesday.
Sandy McCaffree doesn’t deliver bundles of blankets, bears and pillows to needy kids until Christmastime. But as soon as she gives them out, she’s already filling her basement of her Heights home with next year’s supplies.
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.
With the first year about getting the ball rolling and the second focusing on improving on an already-successful formula, the third and final year of Billings' stint hosting the Special Olympics Montana State Summer Games will be about leaving a lasting impression on the athletes and the community.
Standing in front of about 75 people in the Yellowstone Academy auditorium, Elly Pfirsch described how programs through the Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch have affected her life.
Casper police investigated the scene of an attempted ATM heist Monday morning at the east side branch of First Interstate Bank in Casper.
First Interstate BancSystem Inc. of Billings has expanded farther into central and western Montana by purchasing Helena-based Mountain West Financial Corp.
RAPID CITY, S.D. — A fund set up to help South Dakota ranchers in the wake of an early October blizzard that killed thousands of farm animals has surpassed $4 million.
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