HELENA — A bill giving the governor power to overrule the Board of Pardons and Parole on clemency decisions — spurred in part by the case of convicted murderer Barry Beach — easily advanced to the House floor Friday.
On March 20, 1987, an intruder broke into a home in Billings, Montana and raped an 8-year-old girl. The evidence pointed to Jimmy Ray Bromgard. The victim identified him in a lineup and a forensic expert testified that his hair matched that found at the crime scene. At the age of 18, Bromgar…
Incumbent Rep. Margie MacDonald has won a recount challenge to her South Billings legislative district.
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.
A too-close-to-call Billings legislative district will be decided by recount Wednesday.
Trailing his opponent by a dozen votes, Republican legislative candidate Tony O’Donnell said he will ask for a recount of his south Billings district.
Linda Dismore “Diz” Swift, a former Chevron scientist and executive, told the League of Women Voters of Billings on Friday that they can lend a hand to help limit the effects of climate change.
About 75 percent of inmates at Montana Women’s Prison arrive addicted to alcohol or other drugs. Drug abuse is at the root of most of their crimes – illegal possession or stealing to support their habits.
When a brick was thrown through a 5-year-old Jewish boy’s bedroom window in 1993 because it was decorated with a colorful menorah, Margie MacDonald inspired the community to take a stand.
Ugly, hateful things stirred in Billings during 1993.
There were lots of clear favorites in Eastern Montana GOP primaries.
A group of state Democratic legislators spent Thursday in the East Billings Urban Renewal District talking about ways to fix blighted neighborhoods.
I encourage the City Council to support the celebration of Billings’ remarkable national and international reputation as a community that will not stand by and tolerate the persecution of its citizens. It was an inspiring and powerful witness when Billings citizens, civic leaders, churches, …
Residents jammed city council chambers Monday to discuss an item that wasn’t even on the agenda for Monday’s Billings City Council work session.
A state senator pleaded not guilty to felony assault on a minor. Jason Priest, R-Red Lodge, was charged in Carbon County District Court with throwing his 4-year-old daughter, causing the child to suffer a bump on the head when she hit the floor. Priest would face a maximum penalty of 5 years…
The following candidates vying to represent Billings and Eastern Montana in the 2015 Legislature filed for office by this week.
A paving stone hurled through a child’s bedroom window 20 years ago did much more than shatter glass.
Margie MacDonald stands in front of First Congregational Church in Billings.
We support Yellowstone County in its application for consideration for the County Matching Grants program for Crisis Intervention and Jail Diversion.
For years, some Yellowstone County leaders concerned about access to coal impact funds have asked Montana governors to appoint a county resident to the Coal Board.
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