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Big Sky Economic Development: BSED's 25-year history is full of accomplishments

Big Sky Economic Development: BSED's 25-year history is full of accomplishments

This year, Big Sky Economic Development celebrates 25 years of service to our community. While we take a moment to reflect on our organization’s rich and dynamic history, we also look forward to the next 25 years.

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Yellowstone County leases a 50-foot strip of land

Yellowstone County leases a 50-foot strip of land

Yellowstone County leases a 50-foot strip of land on the edge of a cultivated field by South 56th Street West.

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Gazette opinion: Montana communities hurt when violence hits home

You don’t have to be an NFL fan to know of Ray Rice, who punched out his fiancée in an elevator.

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Top 10 taxpayers

Top 10 taxpayers

The top 10 taxpayers in Yellowstone County and their taxable valuations, which is a percentage of their appraised values.

September 17, 2014 4:46 pm Photos

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Property tax bills could go down slightly in reappraisal cycle

Property tax bills could go down slightly in reappraisal cycle

While officials with the Montana Department of Revenue threw a lot of numbers around during a presentation on the state’s upcoming reappraisal cycle Tuesday morning, one preliminary figure will be of interest to local homeowners: Next year property tax bills could go down by about 1.5 percent.

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Gazette opinion: Now’s the time to maximize voting options

Gazette opinion: Now’s the time to maximize voting options

Are you registered to vote?

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Gazette opinion: The voting rights threat on November ballots

Gazette opinion: The voting rights threat on November ballots

In the November 2012 election, 329 Yellowstone County residents who had moved since they last registered to vote were able to cast ballots thanks to Montana’s Election Day registration law.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tweet collection: #incourttoday

Tweet collection: #incourttoday

An August 2014 collection of funny, odd, sad or otherwise curious things observed in Yellowstone County courtrooms, most of which wouldn't ever make it into a news story. This is the third monthly collection of #incourttoday tweets from reporter Eddie Gregg (@TheEddieGregg). Look for a new …

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DPHHS reports 1 confirmed case of Enterovirus D68 in Montana

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services has confirmed one case of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) in Montana involving a child younger than 10 from Yellowstone County.

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Yellowstone County has no confirmed cases of enterovirus 68

Yellowstone County has no confirmed cases of enterovirus 68, a respiratory illness that nationally has sent scores of children to emergency rooms, in some cases, even to intensive care units.

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Gazette opinion: Montana must overcome the meth profiteers

Gazette opinion: Montana must overcome the meth profiteers

Let’s do the math on meth trafficking.

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Gazette opinion: Public safety makes the case for 24/7 Sobriety

Gazette opinion: Public safety makes the case for 24/7 Sobriety

The 24/7 Sobriety program keeps about 70 people out of the Yellowstone County jail every day.

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Yellowstone County lifts burn ban

Becasue of rain over the weekend, fire restrictions in Yellowstone County will lift Tuesday at midnight.

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Many questions unanswered about proposed Billings refinery

Many questions unanswered about proposed Billings refinery

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.

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County's webserver crashes, sites back Monday afternoon

People trying to access Yellowstone County websites had to get in touch with officials the old fashioned way Monday morning.

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Man pleads not guilty in fatal Laurel slashing

Man pleads not guilty in fatal Laurel slashing

A man accused of slashing another man’s throat during an argument over which is the better branch of the military, the Army or the Marines, pleaded not guilty Friday to deliberate homicide.

August 15, 2014 10:37 am Photos

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The challenges of bottling up prescription drug abuse

The challenges of bottling up prescription drug abuse

In Sunday church pews, in the grandstands of the baseball game, in the big box store checkout line, most of the people around you have gotten a prescription for painkillers in the past year.

August 10, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Big Sky Economic Development: Montana has new tools to help attract business

Big Sky Economic Development: Montana has new tools to help attract business

Montana is well-known across the country for a lot of things – beautiful mountains, the great outdoors, friendly people – and a great place to do business.

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Map: 52 places in Yellowstone County

Map: 52 places in Yellowstone County

52 places that define Yellowstone County — places that are familiar or somehow gets at what it means to live here in Yellowstone County.

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Coroner names Miles City man who died in Thursday morning crash

Coroner names Miles City man who died in Thursday morning crash

A 27-year-old Miles City man died early Thursday near Worden at milepost 21 on Highway 312.

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