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Vince Larsen

Pass school bond to give kids excellent education

We will never know those who supported our schools when we were young. Nor will we ever know how much some of those were willing to sacrifice so that we could receive a quality education. Now, it is our turn and we must be willing to pass the school bond to assure the children in Billings th…

October 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Education an important investment in community

Kids deserve a quality education, and it is incumbent on each one of us to convince those in our city that there are unintended consequences if we fail to support our schools. By voting “yes” on May 7 for the two mill levies concerning elementary classroom accreditation and technology we can…

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Nothing Jewish about oppressing others

Bob Holbrook's June 11 letter said, "I believe a little history lesson is in order." We agree. The tragic events in the Middle East did not start in 1963; they started in 1948 when more than 750,000 Muslim and Christian Palestinians were driven from their ancestral land. They lost their home…

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Rock slide

Rock slide

Jay Gunderson, a geologist with the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology in Billings, walks around an enormous sandstone boulder that came to rest near the Yellowstone River after tumbling from the Rims above.

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Rock slide

Rock slide

Light-colored boulders, signs of a fresh rock fall, litter the slopes below Four Dances Natural Area on Thursday. Geologist Jay Gunderson was looking over the damage.

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Rock slide

Rock slide

A light-colored streak marks the path of a huge rock fall that occurred on the Rims of the Four Dances Natural Area, possibly sometime last weekend.

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Yegen sign

Yegen sign

The recent rock fall on the Rims across from Coulson Park took out a small portion of the faded remains of this advertising sign, which apparently was painted on the Rims in the late 1890s.

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Yegen sign

Yegen sign

Seen from a distance, the old Yegen Bros. advertising sign stretched along the Rims in what is now the Four Dances Natural Area.

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Yegen sign

Yegen sign

Workers cut ice blocks from the Yellowstone River under the Yegen Bros. advertising sign in this undated photo.

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Huge rock slide at Four Dances goes mostly unnoticed

Huge rock slide at Four Dances goes mostly unnoticed

An enormous segment of the Rimrocks towering over the Yellowstone River across from Coulson Park sheared off sometime recently, breaking into giant boulders that tumbled down the steep slope to the river bottom below.

March 04, 2011 12:15 am Photos

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