Gary Rylander didn’t initially build a zip line course east of Billings to get rich, attract tourists or to have a nice place to unwind.
On New Year’s Day, The Billings Gazette editorial board looks ahead. We have discussed the challenges and opportunities 2014 may bring to our community and state. Here, for the consideration of our valued readers are our thoughts on areas that deserve attention and action over the next 12 mo…
While Montana's wildfire season has been pretty quiet — with about 50,000 acres torched as of Sunday — you wouldn't know it looking at the skies in Billings over the weekend.
If Congress was functioning properly, there would be no need to pass a farm bill this year. This major agriculture and nutrition policy legislation should have been updated and reauthorized for five years in 2012. But it wasn’t.
The trustee for a troubled Montana power cooperative submitted a proposal Friday that offers a first glimpse into how it could be reorganized to emerge from bankruptcy.
Despite strict Montana regulations that limit the business hours of most brew pubs and restrict the flow of beer to three pints per customer, selling craft beers is profitable enough that a sixth pub is opening in downtown Billings.
GLENDIVE — Two new motels are under construction in Glendive and three subdivisions are being developed.
The bankruptcy trustee for the Southern Montana Electric power cooperative has hired an investigative attorney to look into what happened to the co-op’s money.
For more than a century, harvest time in the Yellowstone valley has meant windrows of pinto beans drying in the sun, mountains of chopped corn silage destined for feedlots and the pungent aroma of sugar beets being processed at the Billings sugar factory.
Here’s a sweetheart Montana fair story. It begins Feb. 14, 2010, a day teenagers Jena and Jordyn Wagner remember to be well below freezing.
Billings is set amid some spectacular natural scenery, and public parks let you enjoy exploring the areas, viewing wildlife, picnicking and more.
The Southern Montana Electric Generation and Transmission Cooperative reached a deal on Friday to sell electricity to a new power supply company that is in talks with potential customers in Great Falls.
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The Wolds are celebrating their hundredth year of farming in Yellowstone Valley. And what a century it’s been.
The good news is that sulfur dioxide pollution fell to a new low in 2009 in the Yellowstone Valley, which has struggled for years to cut industrial emissions. The bad news is the area is violating a new federal hourly standard for the gas.