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A Sidney man has admitted he distributed methamphetamine he got from Robert Armstrong, a Washington drug dealer convicted in a large trafficking ring that brought the drug to the Bakken oil fields.
The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives on Thursday honored a former Montana federal prosecutor for her work in prosecuting multiple defendants in a large undercover investigation into drug trafficking, guns and robberies in the Billings area.
A Big Timber man will spend more than five years in federal prison for his role in a large drug trafficking case that brought nearly pure methamphetamine to the Bakken oil fields.
A former clerk for the Belfry School District on Wednesday denied federal charges that she defrauded the district and filed false tax returns.
A former West High teacher and coach accused of sexually exploiting children and distributing child pornography by computer denied charges in U.S. District Court in Billings on Tuesday.
Great weather and strong night show entertainment led MontanaFair to record-breaking total revenue and carnival income, MetraPark officials said Wednesday.
A Yellowstone County Sheriff’s sergeant who is facing misdemeanor disorderly conduct charges in Deadwood, S.D., has been placed on paid administrative leave.
A Crow Agency man accused of assaulting someone with a knife last year denied federal charges on Wednesday.
A Wyoming man admitted Thursday to stealing more than 500 pounds of explosives that belonged to the U.S. Forest Service after finding a bunker near Red Lodge while looking for a place to camp.
With a combination of protested tax distributions and county funds, Yellowstone County can scrape together the estimated $7 million it needs to expand to add 100 new beds to relieve crowding at the jail.
A Great Falls man shot during a Billings home invasion earlier this year admitted federal drug and gun charges on Monday.Christopher James Michelotti, 30, pleaded guilty to possessing methamphetamine for distribution and to brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime dur…
MontanaFair is off to a blistering pace with the opening weekend setting revenue records.
What makes the Yellowstone River so special? Perhaps it's because the Yellowstone is the longest free-flowing river in the continental United States.
A federal jury in Billings this week convicted two Washington men of methamphetamine trafficking charges after law enforcement agents stopped their vehicle in Montana in 2012 and found more than two pounds of meth hidden inside.
Concerts, carnival rides, cotton candy and corn dogs — all the things that go into a fair — plus rodeo, barbecue, beer and more can be found at MontanaFair, which begins its nine-day run Friday at MetraPark in Billings.
Vandals recently struck Zimmerman Park, a natural area atop the Rimrocks, spray painting sandstone rocks and cliffs with obscenities and phallic symbols.
A Laurel man already facing federal fraud charges recently denied new charges linked to a large corruption investigation involving the Chippewa Cree Tribe on the Rocky Boy’s Reservation.
After months of controversy surrounding its police department, the West Yellowstone town council fired its longtime police chief during a special meeting Monday night.
The Yellowstone County commission on Tuesday awarded a contract to build a new multipurpose agricultural building at MetraPark to DPS Co., of Boyd.
With the settlement of several major tax disputes, millions of dollars in protested taxes have been distributed throughout Yellowstone County in one-time payments.
A Billings man suffered a stab wound to his arm early Friday morning when a neighbor became upset over a fire pit and assaulted him with a sword, said the Billings Police Department.
A Billings man accused of converting a rifle to a machine gun and selling it admitted to a federal firearms charge on Thursday.
If other counties are going to use the Yellowstone County jail to house their prisoners, they can help pay for jail expansion costs.
A Hardin man who questioned whether he was the driver will spend five years on federal probation for a drunken driving crash on the Crow Reservation that killed a passenger and injured two other passengers.
An East Rosebud Creek protection bill got a hearing before a U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday with Montana Sen. John Walsh testifying in support of the measure he’s sponsoring.
A Lame Deer man denied federal charges this week that he assaulted two people with a chainsaw on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation.
The newly formed Lockwood Pedestrian Safety District Advisory Board has identified priority sidewalk and lighting projects to make the community safer.
Yellowstone County commissioners on Tuesday imposed Stage 1 fire restrictions because of recent hot and dry weather conditions.
A former pharmacist in Sidney admitted federal allegations Tuesday that he distributed a prescription painkiller that caused the death of a local resident.
Two former employees of Stockman Bank’s Miles City branch office recently filed a federal lawsuit alleging sex discrimination by supervisors.
A Billings man accused of vandalizing a Billings church with a machete pleaded no contest on Friday to multiple charges in state District Court.
A man on Friday admitted he was driving drunk last year when he crashed and flipped his vehicle onto its top in the Billings Heights, injuring all five passengers and himself.
A man suspected of stabbing and wounding a woman in downtown Billings early Saturday denied assault charges in state District Court.
Temperatures will reach the 90s through the weekend in the Billings area with isolated thunderstorms possible on Friday.
The Friends of East Rosebud, which is working to protect East Rosebud Creek from development, is holding a series of runs along the scenic waterway.
A 30-day protest period is underway for property owners within a proposed revised sewer project in Lockwood.
Unamused, the osprey mama circled and squawked and even dove at researchers Monday morning as they carefully lifted her two chicks from their nest south of Laurel.
Musselshell County’s Disaster and Emergency Services Coordinator Jeff Gates, who has overseen his share of major natural disasters, is moving on.
A federal judge sentenced a Lame Deer man on Wednesday to more than 11 years in prison for raping a woman after luring her into a bedroom.
The Billings Police Department on Thursday said it has identified a juvenile suspect in an incident that led to the fire at the Sports Authority building on Tuesday.
A Lame Deer man accused of sexually abusing a child denied federal charges Tuesday.
A Pryor man who admitted having sexual intercourse with a minor after a Facebook conversation will spend almost five years in federal prison.
As expected, the Yellowstone County commission Tuesday approved a 2.5 percent raise for elected officials for the 2015 budget year.
Yellowstone County commissioners took up the proposed 2015 budget for MetraPark on Thursday, making few changes but urging staff to begin planning for resurfacing parking lots, something that’s been discussed for about 10 years.
The estimated cost of expanding the Yellowstone County jail got a little higher on Tuesday with no clear way for how the county would pay for it.
A Yellowstone County compensation board will recommend that elected officials receive a 2.5 percent base wage increase for fiscal year 2015.
Yellowstone County commissioners started crunching budget numbers on Monday morning as they began a week of formal hearings on the proposed 2015 budget.
The Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument will commemorate the 138th anniversary of the famous battle, with special emphasis on the rededication of the Indian Memorial, beginning on Tuesday.
Noted Montana outdoors photographer and publisher Mike S. Sample, known for his images of the state’s landscapes and wildlife, died Thursday in Billings after a stabbing near his downtown office.
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Ralph Kirscher on Friday confirmed the reorganization plan for Southern Montana Electric Generation and Transmission Cooperative, the first wholesale power cooperative in Montana to go bankrupt.