Yellowstone County Commissioners
After years of work, Yellowstone County is in the home stretch for the transfer and dedication of its veterans cemetery as a national cemetery for veterans.
A new approach to booking concerts and major entertainment was on the agenda Friday during a meeting of MetraPark staff and advisory board members and two county commissioners.
Members of the MetraPark Advisory Board’s events and promotions subcommittee, two Yellowstone County commissioners and MetraPark staff meet Friday to discuss bringing events to the Metra.
Yellowstone County officials have hired a second fact finder to assist in ongoing contract negotiations between the county and the sheriff's deputies' union after the first had to remove himself from the process.
Yellowstone County commissioners have appointed David Carter, deputy Yellowstone County attorney, as the new county justice of the peace.
Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder has asked county commissioners to explore a proposal to build a new women's wing at the county jail that could ease chronic overcrowding there.
A former hospice home operated by RiverStone Health in the Billings Heights will be sold at a public auction, Yellowstone County commissioners decided Tuesday.
A proposal to create a special taxing district in Lockwood to pay for pedestrian safety improvements advanced on Tuesday with the Yellowstone County commissioners approving a resolution of intent to create the district.
Sidewalks, street lights and other pedestrian safety improvements for Lockwood took a step forward this week with the Yellowstone County commissioners setting a public hearing on the issue.
In small-town, rural Montana, the system works.
Hot, dry weather in recent days prompted Yellowstone County to adopt Stage 1 fire restrictions beginning at midnight Tuesday.
Two West End businesses that expanded and added jobs won Yellowstone County approval for tax breaks Tuesday.
Yellowstone County Commissioners Jim Reno and Bill Kennedy butted heads Tuesday over a goal by Kennedy to change the three-member partisan commission to a five-member nonpartisan board.
There could be some relief to overcrowded parking at MetraPark by the end of summer. However, if Yellowstone County Commissioners approve the plan, those wishing for access will have to pay for the privilege.
Mayor Tom Hanel offered up some words of encouragement.
What would you pay to get a beer faster at MetraPark’s Rimrock Auto Arena events?
After a few days of rain and with more in the forecast, Yellowstone County commissioners on Tuesday lifted fire restrictions.
Yellowstone County’s 21 Mile Road needs repairs from Broadview east to Highway 87, and the county is looking to the Montana Coal Board for help.
Farmers and ranchers in Yellowstone County can operate combines on their fields and do other agricultural work without first getting a permit under modifications the county commissioners made to fire restrictions Thursday.
“We had to do what we did,” said Commissioner Jim Reno on Tuesday, voting with Commission Chairman John Ostlund and Commissioner Bill Kennedy to reaffirm their June 28 resolution.