Do you live in the Blue Creek, Independent, Canyon Creek, Elysian, Elder Grove or Morin school districts? If so, did you know that you are at risk of having no say in who represents you on the Billings high school board?
With three weeks left till the filing deadline for school board, it’s time for our annual appeal for more good candidates.
A bankruptcy judge on Wednesday indicated he was reluctant to remove a trustee he appointed to manage a broke Billings-based wholesale power cooperative but heard testimony on the issue anyway.
The bankruptcy trustee for Southern Montana Electric Generation and Transmission Cooperative is fighting attempts by some of its members and creditors to remove him from the case, saying his services are needed now more than ever.
Last week, two dozen parents and community leaders packed a school board candidate school presented by the Billings Chamber of Commerce. That great event highlighted the need for good candidates.
I believe you can judge a society on how they treat their young and their old and their public spaces — and that is reflected in the programs that we provide to care for our children and our seniors.
There aren’t enough hours in a day to explain everything that has gone wrong over the past two years with School District 2’s efforts to project enrollment data that can be used for crucial budgeting, busing and facility decisions.
The first Montana elections of 2012 will be on May 8. That's the day that Montana statute says public school districts must hold trustee and general fund levy elections.
Montana will receive $20.4 million of the $26 billion nationwide settlement against five of the largest U.S. banks for breaking federal and state mortgage lending laws.
After postponing the decision to make reference checks last week, the Billings School District 2 board will meet again Monday night and pick a trustee to fill the seat left vacant by Barbara Bryan’s resignation in October.
The Billings School District 2 board interviewed the six trustee applicants Monday night and decided to make its pick at a meeting next week.
Billings Public Schools is in need of an extraordinary volunteer -- a person who is willing and able to join the board of trustees later this month to fill the vacancy created by Barbara Bryan's resignation.
Some members of Beartooth Electric Cooperative are calling for the bankruptcy trustee for Southern Montana Electric Generation and Transmission Cooperative to conduct a forensic audit of the troubled wholesale power supplier.
The Billings School District 2 board meets Monday to discuss the trustee vacancy created when Chairwoman Barbara Bryan resigned last month.
Members of the Billings Public Schools board discussed their voting process and nominees for board chair with all trustees who spoke making positive comments. They made a decision promptly, a good decision. For a brief part of the Monday special meeting, this board of unpaid community volunt…
Been there. Done that.
HELENA — After completing a nine-month stint as interim director of the Montana Historical Society, Mike Cooney will return to his job as a division administrator in the state Department of Labor and Industry, he informed the board of trustees Wednesday.
Less than one third of the 10 levies and bond issues put to voters in school districts across Yellowstone County passed on Tuesday evening.
When Montana’s largest school districts need trustee candidates, very few answer that call.
Montana’s largest school district will have four trustee vacancies in May. So far, only one candidate has filed.