If crude oil from a 2011 pipeline break in the Yellowstone River near Laurel is still contaminating soil or sediment, the Montana Department of Environmental Quality wants to know about it.
It took wildlife officials a few minutes to coax her out of her cage and back into the wild, but a young eagle rescued from the Yellowstone River near Billings in late November was returned to the wild on Tuesday.
The body of a man found Wednesday in Glendive has been sent to Billings for an autopsy, the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.
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.
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…
Billings tourism officials hope to put the Magic City on the minds of Twin Cities travelers this holiday season.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I tried to play down expectations, but it backfired.
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.
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.
After more than a decade of work, a comprehensive study of the Yellowstone River is in the home stretch.
Rocky Mountain College students find a headstone during the Yellowstone River cleanup.
On Memorial Day in 2012, Jane Ahlquist drove to the Yellowstone Valley Memorial Park in Billings with her granddaughter.
Saturday dawned clear and sunny, making it a perfect day to get out on the Yellowstone River.
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Volunteers will gather Saturday for a daylong Yellowstone River cleanup beginning at the Duck Creek fishing access and wrapping up at Coulson Park.