Flame Of Hope
Billings Special Olympics athlete John Dodge carries the Flame of Hope as he leads law enforcement officials, called Guardians of the Flame, into a news conference Monday morning to inspire Special Olympics volunteers at the First Interstate BancSystem Operations Center.
Between nibbles of a slice of pepperoni pizza, Vivienne Shockley took a moment to practice the opening lines of the speech she plans to give to thousands of people from across the globe in a few months.
BIG TIMBER — The 83-mile ride in a spacious motor home from Big Timber to Billings on Tuesday morning was something a little different for Jessica Hasler, 25.
When the Flame of Hope first touches the cauldron on May 16 for the 2012 Special Olympics Montana State Summer Games in Billings, it'll officially signal the start of the games, but it'll have taken a long journey to get there.
The Special Olympics Montana State Summer Games will return to Billings this year and continue here through 2014.
If one of a select group of about 35 local law officers and county employees pulls you over Monday, it means you’re driving way too slow, because they’ll likely be on foot.