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Gardiner businesses begin collecting resort tax

GARDINER — Businesses in the Yellowstone National Park gateway town of Gardiner have begun collecting a 3 percent seasonal resort tax.

June 07, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…
Yellowstone River continues to rise along Billings

Yellowstone River continues to rise along Billings

HUNTLEY — As the waters of the Yellowstone River continue to rise, the Huntley and Shepherd wrestling teams joined up with the Shepherd Eagles 4-H club to keep water from flowing onto CowBoys Bar and Casino here.

May 28, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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Second-graders learn about science with help from Career Center students

Second-graders learn about science with help from Career Center students

Second-graders at Arrowhead Elementary got a rare treat Monday when more than 70 students from the Billings Career Center came over to play board games, card games and show off books they had created in their Principles of Biomedical Sciences class.

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State sides with Missoula on water utility taxes

MISSOULA — The Montana Department of Revenue says Mountain Water Co. is still responsible for paying its taxes while the city of Missoula seeks to take over the water and supply distribution company.

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Not in Our Town hosts meeting to discuss hate in the community

Not in Our Town hosts meeting to discuss hate in the community

More than 80 people packed the Billings Public Library community room Wednesday for what Liz Welch called “the beginning of a conversation” to end discrimination in Billings.

April 23, 2014 8:45 pm Photos

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Names of 2 dead in apparent Gardiner murder-suicide released

UPDATE 11:15 a.m.:  The Park County Sheriff's Office has identified two people found dead after an apparent murder-suicide on Thursday in Gardiner as Steve A. Cole, 63, and Debi J. Roberts, 59.

March 27, 2014 10:19 pmLoading…

Gallup ranks Billings no. 1 city in job satisfaction, no. 15 in well-being

People in Billings are feeling pretty good, according to a 2013 survey released Tuesday by Gallup and Healthways that ranks the city of Billings as No. 1 in job satisfaction and No. 15 in overall well-being. 

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State coal funds could be tapped for rail crossings

State coal funds could be tapped for rail crossings

A coal impact fund already on the books could be tapped to help Montana cities deal with an anticipated increase in the number of coal trains bound for the Pacific Northwest.

March 25, 2014 12:30 am Photos

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Disaster officials warn of minor flooding

Disaster officials warn of minor flooding

Minor flooding in the greater Yellowstone River valley had emergency officials eyeing water-covered roads and looking forward to, believe it or not, cooler weather.

March 06, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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Chamber News: Chamber trip to Spain will boost national awareness

Chamber News: Chamber trip to Spain will boost national awareness

In 2011 the Billings Chamber/CVB hosted its first international awareness opportunity. Since then, more than 90 individuals have joined family and friends on international tours to learn about the economy, culture, people and history of a new land.

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From the editor: NAHB confirms Billings market is hot

The Billings housing market ranks as one of the nation’s strongest, with building activity climbing to levels not seen since before the recession of 2008-09.

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Chamber News: Get ready, Billings: Some big events are on the horizon

Chamber News: Get ready, Billings: Some big events are on the horizon

Hopefully you’re positioned well for your 2014 business goals to be realized as we settle into the New Year. For the local tourism industry, this year’s successes are directly correlated to the tourism team’s efforts last year, the year before and the year before that. Networking, bids and n…

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CSKT reaches agreement with feds on land buyback program

CSKT reaches agreement with feds on land buyback program

PABLO – Two Montana Indian tribes – including the Confederated Salish and Kootenai – are among the first in the nation to finalize agreements with the federal government to facilitate a Native American land buyback program.

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Park County attorney resigns for job in Billings

LIVINGSTON  — Park County Attorney Brett Linneweber is resigning to become senior deputy county attorney in Yellowstone County.

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Man and dog escape fire at Butte KOA

BUTTE — A 29-year-old man and his miniature beagle, Max, escaped from a quick-moving fire at the KOA on Kaw Avenue on Monday night.

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National parks crowded despite cutbacks

National parks crowded despite cutbacks

JACKSON, Wyo - Grand Teton and Yellowstone national park officials say they were crowded over the past year, despite smaller staffs, decreased services and a government shutdown.

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Megaload stuck south of Lost Trail Pass as 2nd approaches

Mechanical problems at high elevations mean a Canadian company’s giant load of evaporator equipment will remain holed up on the Idaho side of Lost Trail Pass for a second weekend.

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Hearing on ex-medical pot provider's bid to end sentence in Missoula next week

Hearing on ex-medical pot provider's bid to end sentence in Missoula next week

MISSOULA — A former medical marijuana provider is attempting to cut short his probationary period after completing one year of a five-year sentence in order to care for his ailing mother and rebuild his flailing career.

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Public's help sought in naming national veterans cemetery in Laurel

Public's help sought in naming national veterans cemetery in Laurel

After months of fine-tuning the details for the Yellowstone County Veterans Cemetery to become a national burial ground, a dedication ceremony is on the horizon.

January 02, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Sweetwater County had most DUI deaths in 2012

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. - Sweetwater County had the highest number of fatal crashes involving alcohol in 2012, followed by Campbell County.

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