Yellowstone County Commission
The Yellowstone County jail was built to hold 286 inmates. It has been overcrowded for years, and recently inmate totals have hovered between 450 and 500.
Bill Bradley, project director for Bilfinger-Westcon Inc., gestures to Quantum Energy CEO Andrew Kacic, seated, as they make a presentation to the Yellowstone County Commissioners.
An Arizona business that wowed Yellowstone County commissioners Tuesday with plans for a $500 million Billings-area oil refinery has little money and many unanswered questions about its CEO.
Quantum Energy CEO Andrew Kacic answers questions from the Yellowstone County commissioners during a recent presentation to the commissioners.
Yellowstone County Commissioner Jim Reno, left, listens to a presentation by Bill Bradley, project director for Bilfinger-Westcon, Inc. during the commissioners' meeting Tuesday.
Carnival, music, comedians, super cross, rodeo, a Habitat for Humanity house under construction and lemur races under the trees. There’s nothing else like the eclectic mix of spectacle and entertainment that is MontanaFair.
Liz Harding, right, and Kelly Everitt of the Yellowstone Art Museum hang a piece by Michael Haykin in the Yellowstone County commissioner boardroom in the courthouse Friday.
Liz Harding, center, and Kelly Everitt of the Yellowstone Art Museum bring in a piece by Mark Bryan to the Yellowstone County commissioner boardroom in the courthouse Friday.
Liz Harding, center, and Kelly Everitt of the Yellowstone Art Museum hang a piece by Gordon McConnell in the Yellowstone County commissioner boardroom in the courthouse Friday.
Yellowstone County Commission Board Chairman Jim Reno declared "we're back in the football business" on Tuesday morning.
Community won in the election in Lockwood this week.
Mathletes score. Congratulations to the 100 participants in the Mathcounts contest held at Montana State University Billings. Teams of sixth-, seventh- or eighth-graders from 11 schools competed. The top five finishers, in order, were: Castle Rock, Canyon Creek, Riverside, Lewis and Clark a…
Silence is not a solution.
Plans are coming together to build a new dog park on the far West End — an expansive 22-acre park that would meander along both sides of Canyon Creek.
Yellowstone County commissioners are asking embattled county Treasurer Max Lenington to resign.
Boot camp parity. The state of Montana is settling a discrimination lawsuit by adding a boot camp for female inmates, a program that will allow women to work to shorten their incarceration time the same as a similar boot camp for men has provided that option for many years. Most Montana Wom…
An unusual entry appeared in the Sunday Billings Gazette help wanted ads: Yellowstone County Justice of the Peace vacancy.
With little fanfare Tuesday morning, the Yellowstone County Commission quickly voted to give most county elected officials, including themselves, a 3 percent raise for fiscal year 2014.
The Billings City Council got through a lengthy agenda in less than two hours Monday night.