In addition to shaping language on the proposed nondiscrimination ordinance and learning more about a possible levy for police and fire departments, the Billings City Council heard a pair of reports during Monday’s work session that could also shape the city’s future.
A long-overdue conversation on Billings transportation needs took place recently when the committee representing city, county and state decision makers confronted the need for another route up the Rims.
The Policy Coordinating Committee on Tuesday mulled the idea of building a road connecting Molt Road in the valley to Highway 3 atop the Rimrocks but took no action.
You may not have noticed new electric eyes keeping watch along a pair of Billings bike paths, but they’re noticing you.
Billings’ historic railroad district has become the city’s entertainment center. With the beautifully renovated Northern Pacific depot as its centerpiece, Montana Avenue bustles with restaurants, retail, offices, technology, art galleries, theater and music. Renovated historic buildings on M…
Residents are invited to help determine — and even design — what the Billings area will look like 20 years from now.
Continued growth may well be inevitable in the city’s West End, but planning staff wants the City/County Planning Board to see the big picture as a four-year transportation plan update reaches its final stages.
In 2004, a Billings study of downtown railroad crossings recommended some relatively simple improvements.
A study to find ways to improve the east Billings corridor into the city won final approval this week from local officials.
Yellowstone County commissioners this week approved a draft 2014 transportation planning document, but they used the occasion to vent frustration with the lack of progress on easing downtown traffic congestion caused by passing trains.
After 14 years as the chief promoter of and fundraiser for bicycle and pedestrian trails in Billings, Darlene Tussing is joining her husband in retirement.
Plans are steaming ahead for a new road that will cross the Yellowstone River near Lockwood and enter the Heights alongside Mary Street.
Brent Cathey said some benefits of living where he does -- including a couple of ponds and abundant wildlife -- are hard to put a price on.
The new Billings bypass would run through the front yard and the pasture at Brent Cathey's home at 1705 Mary St.
Brent Cathey talks about the proposed route of the Billings bypass in the Heights. He said the center line of 160-foot right of way for the new road would bisect his driveway.
The Billings trail system has come a long way in 15 years.
HELENA — Outside groups haven’t spent much money so far in the Montana governor’s race compared to the U.S. Senate campaign, but both the Democratic and Republican governors associations expect to ramp up their efforts considerably in the coming weeks.
WASHINGTON — Why don’t Democrats just say it? They really believe in active government and think it does good and valuable things. One of those valuable things is that government creates jobs — yes, really — and also the conditions under which more jobs can be created.
Twenty-nine Yellowstone County sheriff’s deputies will see a bump in their June paycheck in a wage dispute settlement with the county.
For years, the Billings Heights has been a great place to live but a neighborhood short on restaurant choices.