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Gazette opinion: Long has edge among 2 good treasurer candidates

Gazette opinion: Long has edge among 2 good treasurer candidates

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.

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Driscoll, Long both tout experience in treasurer candidate race

Driscoll, Long both tout experience in treasurer candidate race

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.

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CHS refinery is top taxpayer in Yellowstone County

CHS refinery is top taxpayer in Yellowstone County

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.

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Voters can't go wrong with Sherry Long

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…

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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,

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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.

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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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Max Lenington

Max Lenington

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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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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.

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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…

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