Chances are high that the local crimes you read about in the newspaper — robbery, assault, theft — have a common root in meth use.
Brittney Boswell, a 24-year-old recovering meth addict, talks about the recovery process and undergoing treatment at Rimrock, a treatment facility in Billings on Tuesday.
Frank Cross has witnessed quantum change in the world of business. A second-generation business owner, Cross is CEO of 360° Office Solutions, a company that has grown exponentially from the small business started by his father 68 years ago.
After extensive, and some surprising, remodeling, 360 Office Solutions is moving from its longtime home downtown to the former Sportsman’s Warehouse off Zoo Drive.
Attending a buffalo hunt on the Crow Reservation is a sacred experience for tribal members and a rare privilege for nonmembers. For 10 Billings people, last weekend’s hunt was also a time to affirm their commitment to sobriety and to strengthen new friendships based on shared drug-free lifestyles.
In a controversial move that could save more than $1 million, the Salvation Army of Billings has abandoned some of its popular social programs and recycling operations and is returning to its core mission of feeding the hungry and operating its Thrift Store on Minnesota Avenue.
The statistics are staggering, and the cost in lives and dollars is devastating.
Billings and Yellowstone county authorities report a surge in methamphetamine use locally in the past year. Meth is turning up in more police stops, resulting in more criminal charges and putting more children into emergency foster care.
District Judge Ingrid Gustafson presides in adult felony drug treatment court, but most of her cases involve children. The felony offenders are usually parents with youngsters.
Of the smorgasbord of illegal drugs floating around Montana, “methamphetamine is the worst,” said Billings Clinic neurologist Dr. Mary Gaddy.
Dr. Rick Pullen is a psychiatrist with the Rimrock Foundation. He says withdrawal from meth is "a terrible, rotten state, which makes people more prone to relapse."
Coralee Goni, clinical director of residential services at Rimrock Foundation, is a diehard Green Bay Packers fan.
Once you jump on the Green Bay Packers bandwagon, there’s no turning back.
Idaho police officer Jermaine Galloway has a saying: “You can’t stop what you don’t know.”
Rimrock Foundation has more than 40 years experience in treating addictive diseases and compulsive behaviors. Rimrock’s highly qualified staff offers specialized care to patients, specifically tailored to their needs. With recent restructuring, Rimrock Foundation has announced the newly form…
Twelve people sat around the jury table next door to a sixth-floor courtroom and a few more sat along the wall. Shortly after daybreak Wednesday, the Yellowstone County Impaired Driving Court and Veterans Treatment Court team assessed the past week’s progress and problems for 42 offenders. M…
Tammy Perkins, a Rimrock Foundation addiction counselor at Senior High School, holds varied flavors of tobacco pouches that are becoming popular at schools. The popular tobacco product comes in flavors such as spearmint and peppermint, which are attractive to teens.
Tammy Perkins, a Rimrock Foundation addiction counselor at Senior High School, holds flavors of tobacco pouches that are becoming popular at schools. The tobacco comes in flavors such as spearmint and peppermint that are appealing to teens.