Yellowstone County’s incumbent treasurer/assessor/school superintendent generated calls for his resignation because of political and racist statements he made, including some using county email. Max Lenington isn’t seeking re-election.
The race for Yellowstone County treasurer, assessor and superintendent of schools is a match between two political newcomers, both of whom touted their experience as qualifications for the job.
Yellowstone County’s top 10 taxpayers for 2014 remain the same as last year, but the order has shifted, with the CHS Inc. refinery in Laurel becoming No. 1 for the first time.
It has been a pleasure for me to have worked with Sherry Long for over 30 years. I first met Long when she became our trainer/trouble shooter for our computer software vendor in the early 1980s. Again, when we acquired an updated version of our property assessment, tax billing, tax receiptin…
More underground coal mining in Yellowstone County last year by Signal Peak Energy, which operates the Bull Mountain Mine south of Roundup, will mean more tax dollars for the county.
Sherry Long edged out William Selph and two others in a four-way primary battle on the Republican ticket for Yellowstone County treasurer/assessor/superintendent of schools.
It’s good to have choices.
Once again, the Yellowstone County Attorney has concluded that “offensive remarks” by County Treasurer Max Lenington did not violate county policy and are not grounds for a recall.
On Thursday, Yellowstone County Treasurer Max Lenington may have outdone himself.
Yellowstone County Treasurer Max Lenington, who has come under fire for making numerous racially charged comments, issued an apology Thursday for his “over the top” remarks.
Dear Editorial Board,
Yellowstone County Treasurer Max Lenington has again sent to The Billings Gazette a racially charged letter — again with words and ideas taken from another author — this time calling for “acts of defiance” and decrying President Barack Obama as the “beige puppet,” in addition to singling out…
Two Yellowstone County employees filed on Thursday to run for the merged office of county treasurer, a job held by their boss, Max Lenington, who is retiring.
Two longtime elected officials in Yellowstone County say they will seek re-election again this year, while at least one courthouse veteran, Max Lenington, has announced he will retire.
A string of home invasion rapes terrified Billings residents for months, comments made by a District Court judge during sentencing in a rape case caused an uproar, and retiring Sen. Max Baucus will be nominated to be ambassador to China.
A month ago, it seemed like Yellowstone County Treasurer Max Lenington hardly missed an opportunity to accuse The Gazette of witch-hunting him for using county taxpayer equipment to send an email full of racially insensitive, if not insulting remarks.
A recent Montana Supreme Court ruling that favored the state in a tax dispute with Bresnan Communications could enable Yellowstone County to disburse more than $5 million in protested property taxes and collect millions more in back taxes.
Yellowstone County’s property tax collections for the first half of 2013 came in strong, with nearly $109 million received by the Nov. 30 deadline.