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Ice, slush cause Laurel water intake problems; FEMA to help with new intake

Ice, slush cause Laurel water intake problems; FEMA to help with new intake

Ice, slush and lower seasonal flow levels in the Yellowstone River combined last week with a reshaped river channel from 2011 flooding to cause problems for the city's water supply through its main intake on the river.

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Financial state. Montana collected a record-high amount of revenue in the first quarter of this fiscal year, which ended on Sept. 30, according to the office of Gov. Steve Bullock. Last week the executive and legislative branches began their biennial discussion of revenue projections for th…

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Tourism group to promote Billings at Minneapolis airport

Tourism group to promote Billings at Minneapolis airport

Billings tourism officials hope to put the Magic City on the minds of Twin Cities travelers this holiday season.

November 18, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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New easement program would allow Yellowstone River to roam

New easement program would allow Yellowstone River to roam

A new program to give the Yellowstone River room to roam during high water was strongly endorsed by the Fish and Wildlife Commission on Thursday during its meeting in Bozeman.

October 19, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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High river

High river

More than 28 bends of the Yellowstone River between Laurel and the North Dakota border have been identified as possible sites for a new channel migration easement program.

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Paying not to riprap

Paying not to riprap

Old cars line a section of the Yellowstone River where they were abandoned to protect the river bank from erosion. Under a new program, some landowners would be paid not to riprap the river bank.

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Police continue to investigate man who abandoned motorcycle, jumped bridge

Police continue to investigate man who abandoned motorcycle, jumped bridge

Police are continuing to search for a man who abandoned a motorcycle and jumped into the Yellowstone River from a Highway 212/310 bridge on Oct. 5 after a high-speed pursuit.

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Search continues for man who jumped in Yellowstone River after chase

Search continues for man who jumped in Yellowstone River after chase

The Yellowstone and Carbon sheriff's departments are still searching for a man who abandoned his motorcycle and jumped into the Yellowstone River following a chase Sunday night.

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It’s time to toss streamers for trophy fall trout

It’s time to toss streamers for trophy fall trout

I tried to play down expectations, but it backfired.

October 04, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Bullfrog invasion spreads along Yellowstone River

Bullfrog invasion spreads along Yellowstone River

An invasion of American bullfrogs that will eat just about anything — including each other — is spreading downstream along Montana’s Yellowstone River and poses a potential threat to native frogs, government scientists said Thursday.

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The missing link: Planners offer 4 ways to connect ZooMontana, Riverfront Park trails

The missing link: Planners offer 4 ways to connect ZooMontana, Riverfront Park trails

City and county planners have four ideas for connecting Billings’ largest park with the city’s only zoo. And they’d like the public to help them make their decision.

September 27, 2014 8:45 pm Photos

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Yellowstone River study heading into home stretch

Yellowstone River study heading into home stretch

After more than a decade of work, a comprehensive study of the Yellowstone River is in the home stretch.

September 21, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Video: Headstone found in river

Rocky Mountain College students find a headstone during the Yellowstone River cleanup.

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Headstone found on banks of the Yellowstone returned to owner

Headstone found on banks of the Yellowstone returned to owner

On Memorial Day in 2012, Jane Ahlquist drove to the Yellowstone Valley Memorial Park in Billings with her granddaughter.

September 16, 2014 11:50 am Photos

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River cleanup by volunteer crew yields bounty of refuse

River cleanup by volunteer crew yields bounty of refuse

Saturday dawned clear and sunny, making it a perfect day to get out on the Yellowstone River.

September 13, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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YelCo 52: 'Born by the River and killed by the Railroad'

YelCo 52: 'Born by the River and killed by the Railroad'

Every Saturday, The Billings Gazette is featuring places that make Yellowstone County unique. Share your favorites on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #YelCo52.

September 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Yellowstone River cleanup set for Saturday

Volunteers will gather Saturday for a daylong Yellowstone River cleanup beginning at the Duck Creek fishing access and wrapping up at Coulson Park.

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BLM lands

BLM lands

The Yellowstone River curves to the southeast below the sandstone rocks of Sheridan Butte in the Terry Badlands, an area managed by the Bureau of Land Management.

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Site of Corps of Discovery horse crossing now official

Site of Corps of Discovery horse crossing now official

There’s a little piece of history just south of the heart of Billings, and now it has been officially recognized.

September 04, 2014 6:00 am Video Photos

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Tracking where William Clark crossed the Yellowstone River

Tracking where William Clark crossed the Yellowstone River

Ralph Saunders explains the historical importance of an area of the Yellowstone River in South Billings where William Clark and his party crossed.

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