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County’s coal taxes increase from Signal Peak Energy

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.

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Long, Selph lead in race for Yellowstone County treasurer

Long, Selph lead in race for Yellowstone County treasurer

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.

June 03, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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Gazette opinion: Contested races challenge voters to be well informed

It’s good to have choices.

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Lenington’s latest letter didn’t violate county policy, not grounds for recall

Lenington’s latest letter didn’t violate county policy, not grounds for recall

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.

March 11, 2014 5:23 pmLoading…

Darrell Ehrlick: Max-ed out: Final screed from our county's treasurer

On Thursday, Yellowstone County Treasurer Max Lenington may have outdone himself.

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Lenington apologizes for ‘over the top’ comments

Lenington apologizes for ‘over the top’ comments

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.

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Max Lenington letter to the editor

Dear Editorial Board,

February 26, 2014 6:00 amLoading…
Lenington Letter

Lenington Letter

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Lenington's 'last' letter repeats anti-minority theme

Lenington's 'last' letter repeats anti-minority theme

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…

February 26, 2014 12:30 am Related Loading…

2 file to run for Yellowstone County treasurer

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.

January 09, 2014 5:05 pmLoading…
Most county officials say they’ll seek re-election

Most county officials say they’ll seek re-election

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.

January 06, 2014 5:25 pm Photos

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Rapes, school bond top local news in 2013

Rapes, school bond top local news in 2013

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.

December 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Max Lenington

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December 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

From the editor: The n-word and other words

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.

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Yellowstone County holds off disbursing Bresnan protested taxes

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.

December 12, 2013 12:59 pmLoading…

Yellowstone County tax collections come in strong

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.

December 05, 2013 4:56 pmLoading…
Recall provisions too narrow for Lenington case, report finds

Recall provisions too narrow for Lenington case, report finds

Is a racist slur by Yellowstone County Treasurer Max Lenington or his repeated personal use of county emails grounds for a recall?

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Gazette opinion: Lenington should heed calls to resign

Recent events have confirmed the urgency of Max Lenington resigning from county office.

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County commissioners call for Lenington to go; he refuses

County commissioners call for Lenington to go; he refuses

Yellowstone County commissioners are asking embattled county Treasurer Max Lenington to resign.

November 12, 2013 10:48 amLoading…
Survey of county voters shows broad support for Lenington's removal

Survey of county voters shows broad support for Lenington's removal

A majority of Yellowstone County voters believe Treasurer Max Lenington should either resign or be removed from office. 

November 11, 2013 10:01 pm Related Loading…

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