One of the best parts of being a journalist is trivia.
Weekend vandals. Billings police received 28 reports of windows broken out of cars, homes and businesses Aug. 22-24. Vandals threw rocks, and shot BB guns and marbles, damaging Heights property between Wicks Lane and River Oaks Drive and also in an area west of 24th Street West and north of…
THOMPSON FALLS — To Jennifer Fielder, most problems on Montana’s landscape would be fixed by getting rid of an absentee landlord.
Election Day 2006 was a defining moment in Billings history as 21,710 voters said they wanted the city to replace creaky old Cobb Field, the stadium that emerged in 1948 from an $80,000 renovation to an even older baseball stadium.
During a period when the reputation of the U.S. Congress has been battered by the media and the public, the Senate has a remarkable opportunity to pass historic legislation that would directly assist agriculture producers, private land conservation, sportsmen, local economies and outdoo…
City finance director Pat Weber gave Billings good news Monday when he recommended a 2014 total property tax levy that is 10.58 mills less than last year.
So far, the 2014 wildfire season in Montana has been defined more by what hasn’t happened than by what has.
September will be an historic month when our state’s regulatory body, the Public Service Commission, determines whether Montana’s hydro generating dams will pass from Pennsylvania Power and Light to NorthWestern Energy, and be dedicated to serve Montana customers at prices based on cost.
Frac Daddy's racing career is on hold after the Billings-owned thoroughbred underwent a surgical procedure on Wednesday to repair a torn tendon in a front leg, which occurred during a freak stall accident last weekend in California.
YouTube user Henry TrikeLife demonstrates the beauty of the Flathead Lake region from overhead in an ultralight.YouTube Description: North shore of Flathead Lake, Montana. I flew over Flathead River, which carries beautiful water from the mountains in Glacier National Park. Swan Lake (1:08),…
The 24/7 Sobriety program keeps about 70 people out of the Yellowstone County jail every day.
The major party candidates for Montana’s lone U.S. House seat are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to get elected. Much more is being spent on their behalf by PACs and parties. All of that money goes to carefully presenting the candidate as he wants to be seen in ads, news releases …
Riders on the Chief Joseph Trail Ride travel from their camp in Wyoming’s Sunlight Basin on their way to camp along Dead Indian Creek in 2013 along the historic Nez Perce Historical Trail.
A school bus soon will resume its afternoon route taking McKinley Elementary students to downtown motels where they are staying with their parents. Another bus will transport children from the Montana Rescue Mission Women’s and Family Shelter to Washington Elementary. All around Billings, ch…
Maps are a curious--and sometimes colorful--piece of school-inspired décor.
Benjamin Disraeli is credited with saying, "There are three kinds of lies — lies, damn lies and statistics."
Scores from Montana’s first year of ACT testing for all public high school graduates show plenty of room for improvement. Yet Montana’s overall scores are about average for states that test all their grads.
MISSOULA — A Frenchtown man has been charged with felony attempted child prostitution after he allegedly tried to set up a sexual encounter with a 13-year-old girl through a detective posing as her mother.
An alleged drunken confrontation along the Bitterroot River led to felony DUI charges for a Victor man.