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SD2 group gets first slice of redistricting options

Members of the School District 2 boundary committee got their hands on three draft scenarios Tuesday night and quickly dissected them.

October 08, 2014 6:22 am Related Loading…

SD2 kicks off redistricting discussions

With the objective of addressing Billings’ overcrowded classrooms, about 25 members of the community filed into the Lincoln Center on Tuesday night to begin redistricting conversations.

September 09, 2014 7:51 pmLoading…
Gazette opinion: Pay attention to school redistricting

Gazette opinion: Pay attention to school redistricting

Twenty-six volunteers are starting a school assignment that Billings hasn’t completed in decades. This team of volunteers, carefully selected from neighborhoods all across the school district, will make recommendations for adjusting elementary and middle school attendance boundaries.

September 04, 2014 6:00 amLoading…
SD2 begins elementary, middle school redistricting efforts

SD2 begins elementary, middle school redistricting efforts

Billings' growth over the past 30 years has created some often-confusing attendance boundaries that end up with some students being bused past their neighborhood schools to far-off schools with more room.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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SD2 board gives preliminary budget approval

School District 2 School Board trustees granted preliminary approval for next year’s elementary and high school budgets Monday.

July 21, 2014 9:51 pmLoading…

SD2 gives tentative OK to redistricting group

The Billings School District 2 Board of Trustees and the SD2 high school planning and development committee discussed on Monday night the members and general duties of the committee that will recommend new boundaries for elementary and middle schools in Billings.

July 07, 2014 10:30 pmLoading…

SD2 board agrees to look into health center at Orchard

Billings School District 2 will begin working with RiverStone Health and Billings Clinic to look into and begin early planning and design work on a school-based health center at Orchard Elementary.

June 16, 2014 8:30 pmLoading…

Wolf Point to redraw districts for school board

HELENA — Wolf Point school district has agreed to redraw its voting areas for board elections after an ACLU lawsuit argued the district favored white voters in the predominantly Native American area.

April 14, 2014 2:44 pmLoading…

No congressional redistricting drama in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Redrawing congressional boundaries every 10 years is a hotly contested process in many places — but not Wyoming, the nation's least-populated state.

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With just one representative, congressional redistricting is easy in Montana

HELENA — Montana is one of just seven states where the fight over how to redraw the congressional district map every 10 years wasn't an issue last time around.

March 31, 2014 12:01 pmLoading…
Senator Kendall Van Dyk's new district

Senator Kendall Van Dyk's new district

Kendall Van Dyk in his new Montana legislative district which includes the 900 block of N 31st St. in Billings where he is shown Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014.Kendall Van Dyke in his new Montana legislative district which includes the 3100 block of N 9th Ave. in Billings where he is shown Tuesday, J…

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Kendall Van Dyk's district

Kendall Van Dyk's district

Kendall Van Dyk in his new Montana legislative district which includes the 900 block of N 31st St. in Billings where he is shown Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014.

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Kendall Van Dyk's new district

Kendall Van Dyk's new district

Kendall Van Dyk in his new Montana legislative district which includes the 900 block of N 31st St. in Billings where he is shown Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014.Kendall Van Dyke in his new Montana legislative district which includes the 3100 block of N 9th Ave. in Billings where he is shown Tuesday, J…

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Kendall Van Dyk

Kendall Van Dyk

Kendall Van Dyk in his Montana legislative district, which includes the 900 block of North 31st Street in Billings.

January 07, 2014 4:35 pmLoading…
Montana redistricting panel adopts final plan

Montana redistricting panel adopts final plan

HELENA — A commission drawing up new legislative districts on Tuesday finalized its three-year effort by rejecting recommendations from Republican legislative leaders, and instead adopting a small bipartisan request.

February 12, 2013 1:57 pm Related Loading…
GOP majorities comment on new legislative districts; no bipartisan comment

GOP majorities comment on new legislative districts; no bipartisan comment

HELENA — GOP lawmakers made their case this week to adjust the work of the panel redrawing Montana’s legislative districts for the next 10 years — but whether their appeals are adopted remains to be seen.

February 05, 2013 5:30 am Related Loading…
Gazette opinion: Equally divided: City must redraw ward map

Gazette opinion: Equally divided: City must redraw ward map

How to divide Billings’ population into five equal groups?

February 03, 2013 12:10 am Related Loading…

Redistricting plan writes new senator out of his district in 2 years

HELENA — Sen.-elect Greg Jergeson of Chinook may not be a man without a country, but in two years, thanks to redistricting, he’ll be a senator without a Senate district.

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Redistricting panel works on Montana Senate boundaries

HELENA — The panel charged with drawing new legislative districts meets Friday to combine 100 state House districts drafted earlier this year into 50 state Senate districts.

November 27, 2012 12:50 pmLoading…

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