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Billings Clinic to host prayer service, light luminarias

During its Season of Luminaria Holiday Glow, Billings Clinic will host a prayer service and lighting of the luminarias at 6 p.m. on Dec. 18 in the hospital atrium. 

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2013 Yellowstone County Relay for Life ‘amazing success,’ raises $566,200

2013 Yellowstone County Relay for Life ‘amazing success,’ raises $566,200

Participants in this year’s Yellowstone County Relay for Life had raised $566,200 as off Saturday afternoon, making the event an “amazing success,” a Relay organizer said Saturday.

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Neighborhoods celebrate Christmas with lights

Neighborhoods celebrate Christmas with lights

Several Billings neighborhoods welcome holiday visitors with themed displays or special lighting events:

December 16, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Luminaria Holiday Glow set at Billings Clinic

Billings Clinic is continuing the tradition of lighting luminarias in honor or memory of loved ones. During its Season of Luminaria Holiday Glow, Billings Clinic will host a prayer service and lighting of the luminarias at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Hospital Atrium.

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Bobby Switzer with his family.

Bobby Switzer with his family.

Bobby Switzer, on the left, sits with his family a week before the 12-year-old was killed on his bicycle in 1962. The picture includes his father, Frank; sisters Julie and Christine; mother, Marge; and brother, Scott.

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Bobby Switzer was killed on his bicycle Dec. 5, 1962.

Bobby Switzer was killed on his bicycle Dec. 5, 1962.

This photo of Bobby Switzer was taken several years before he put out luminaria at his Mariposa Lane home. After he was killed in bicycle accident in 1962, children in his neighborhood set out luminaria in his memory, a tradition that has continued since.

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Marge McFarlane holds a luminaria on Mariposa Lane

Marge McFarlane holds a luminaria on Mariposa Lane

Marge McFarlane holds a luminaria on Mariposa Lane, near where her 12-year-old son, Bobby Switzer, was killed on his bicycle in 1962. The neighborhood still lights luminaria along the street every Christmas in memory of the boy.

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Mariposa Lane marks 50th year of luminaria honoring boy

Mariposa Lane marks 50th year of luminaria honoring boy

Fifty Christmas Eves ago, 12-year-old Bobby Switzer set out luminaria along Mariposa Lane near his house.

December 29, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Weekend Sampler: 3 things to do this weekend

Weekend Sampler: 3 things to do this weekend

Suggestions from the Enjoy Bloggers on events and activities to attend this weekend:

December 23, 2011 11:00 am Photos

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Billings Clinic honors, remembers during season of luminaria

Billings Clinic will host a prayer service at 6 p.m. on Thursday in the hospital atrium and light luminarias in honor or memory of a loved one.

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Rain, wind can't stop Relay for Life

Rain, wind can't stop Relay for Life

SATURDAY UPDATE: Yellowstone County Relay for Life organizers said Saturday morning that $566,700 was raised in this year's event.

July 08, 2011 9:52 pm Photos

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Yellowstone County Relay For Life strives for goal of 200 teams

Yellowstone County Relay For Life strives for goal of 200 teams

Calling all procrastinators: The American Cancer Society wants you.

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