The Yellowstone County commission is expected to give Clerk of Court Kristie Boelter a warning: either follow the law regarding accommodating employee exemptions or go it alone in court if the county gets sued.
Yellowstone County election administrator Bret Rutherford hands county commissioner Jim Reno a stack of ballots as the recount for the tight race between Tony O’Donnell and Margie MacDonald began Wednesday morning in the courthouse.
The Yellowstone County commissioners will hold interviews Dec. 9 for candidates seeking to fill the House District 56 legislative seat.
Yellowstone County Clerk of Court Kristie Boelter clashed with County Attorney Scott Twito and a commissioner Monday over a religious exemption from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
New Billings residents Rob and Kristina Thomas weren’t sure how they’d be celebrating Thanksgiving with their two children, William, 2, and Lacy, who’s 9 weeks old.
The Yellowstone County Commission took the first step on Tuesday toward creating a new rural taxing district to encourage industrial development in Lockwood.
Yellowstone County commissioners indicated support for a pilot proposal to relieve jail crowding by diverting inmates, but told proponents on Monday they wanted more information.
Yellowstone County commissioners will review a plan to ease jail crowding and explore possible funding with the county’s finance director and sheriff at their Nov. 10 discussion meeting.
The Yellowstone County jail was built to hold 286 inmates. It has been overcrowded for years, and recently inmate totals have hovered between 450 and 500.
A proposed surcharge on Yellowstone County employees who failed to participate in a health fair blood draw backfired this week after two unions objected.
Interstate Engineering of Billings will be working with the Lockwood Pedestrian Safety District Advisory Board as its consultant on safety projects, such as sidewalks, for the community.
“We are not going to power our nation,” congressional candidate Ryan Zinke told the 700 or so people attending Saturday’s Coal Appreciation Day, “on pixie dust and hope.”
With a combination of protested tax distributions and county funds, Yellowstone County can scrape together the estimated $7 million it needs to expand to add 100 new beds to relieve crowding at the jail.
After the May 18 hailstorm pummeled her Billings Heights property, Carol Metzler got word her insurance company was dumping her.
They have touched a lot of lives in our community, even if most people don’t see them at work.
A long-overdue conversation on Billings transportation needs took place recently when the committee representing city, county and state decision makers confronted the need for another route up the Rims.
Yellowstone County commissioners took up the proposed 2015 budget for MetraPark on Thursday, making few changes but urging staff to begin planning for resurfacing parking lots, something that’s been discussed for about 10 years.
The Billings Chamber of Commerce has announced its 2014-2015 board of directors, effective July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015.
LAUREL — Even with Monday's historic dedication of the veteran's cemetery here as a national cemetery — bringing to a close a decade of work by area citizens, veterans and local, state and federal officials — the purpose of the Memorial Day ceremony wasn't lost on the hundreds of people in a…