About 1,000 Billings residents on the West End lost power for more than an hour Thursday evening after a piece of equipment failed on a Grand Avenue power pole.
As gusts from a Saturday night storm swept across Billings, topping out at 53 mph, parts of downtown lost power.
Within about 20 minutes Monday afternoon in Livingston, a gas leak forced the evacuation of about 25 homes and 600 NorthWestern Energy customers lost power when a goose hit a power line.
MISSOULA — A problem at a north side substation early this morning cut power to roughly 10,000 Missoula electric customers, according to NorthWestern Energy.
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — Utility officials say a pigeon set off a chain reaction that cut off electrical power to some Rock Springs customers and kept the Rock Springs Rocket-Miner from printing Tuesday's edition.
Butch Larcombe, NorthWestern Energy spokesman, said the West End power outage has been resolved.
A power pole was down on the 300 block of Calhoun Lane causing a power outage in the area Wednesday afternoon in Billings.
The Billings ExxonMobil refinery will be restarting some of its units following a recent power outage, a process that will result in some flaring, said Dan Carter, refinery spokesman, on Friday.
BUTTE — Wind downed 10 utility poles on Jack Creek Bench Road near Ennis on Saturday, causing a two-hour power outage in town.
An estimated 1,000 people were without power for about an hour on Monday night near Lockwood.
BUTTE — A Butte man suspected of crashing into a utility pole and knocking out power to at least 1,000 homes on New Year’s Day was in jail Thursday on numerous complaints, including drunken driving.
A power outage is scheduled Sunday in the Lockwood area for construction and maintenance on the transmission line serving Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative’s Lockwood substation.
CHEYENNE — Some people are still without power following last week's winter storm in northeast Wyoming.
CASPER, Wyo. — Larry Mayer has paid at least $200 to replace surge protectors and wireless routers damaged by Sunday's Rocky Mountain Power substation failure. The Natrona County Public Library lost at least two computers, a power system to the building's electric doors and a self-checkout s…
Yellowstone Valley Electric Co-op sent nearly all of its utility workers to Highway 312 and Bitterroot Drive to fix a major power outage apparently caused when another commercial truck hit the lines about 11:55 a.m. Friday.
A tree falling on a main transmission feed caused a "major power outage" in Cody, Wyo., on Tuesday morning.
Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative will cut power in the Pryor area Friday afternoon to make final repairs to a line damaged by a wildfire in August.
NorthWestern Energy said a major power outage that hit Billings about 12:30 p.m. affected more than 12,000 homes and businesses from the western edge of downtown to King Avenue West.
CASPER, Wyo. — Many Paradise Valley and Mills residents and business owners are wondering whether they will have power Saturday night. The only way they will find out is when Rocky Mountain Power flips the switch for its scheduled nine-hour outage starting at 10 p.m.
CASPER, Wyo. -- A power outage Sunday damaged the Sinclair refinery in Evansville, decreasing its capacity while repairs are completed.