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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.
A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced the former director of Housing Montana in Billings to two years probation and fined her $1,000 for stealing money from the organization.
A panel of mostly Yellowstone County elected officials is considering giving elected officials a 2.5 percent increase to their base wages for fiscal year 2015.
The Policy Coordinating Committee on Tuesday mulled the idea of building a road connecting Molt Road in the valley to Highway 3 atop the Rimrocks but took no action.
Christa Ann McClure, the former executive director of Housing Montana in Billings, is expected to admit to a federal misdemeanor charge of stealing public money.
A federal bankruptcy judge gave tentative approval on Friday to the reorganization plan of Southern Montana Electric Generation and Transmission Cooperative, a wholesale power provider, to its rural co-op members.
Two men accused in a large check-cashing scheme pleaded guilty to charges on Friday in state district court in Billings.
Thomas Edmond Van Haele, an elderly Hysham resident with a felony record of sex and drug offenses, admitted federal drug charges Thursday in U.S. District Court in Billings.
The former director of the Crow Tribe’s Historic Preservation Office and his son avoided federal prison sentences on Wednesday for convictions in a corruption scheme, but they will have to pay restitution — although the amount is far smaller than what the prosecution claimed.
Heading into a new budget year, Yellowstone County’s financial picture generally looks good.
A Fairview man Thursday admitted he distributed methamphetamine he got from convicted dealer Robert Farrell Armstrong, a Washington man who helped bring a large quantity of the drug to Montana for distribution in the Bakken oil fields and elsewhere.
A suspect who was shot during a Billings home invasion in May appeared on federal drug and firearms charges in Great Falls this week.
MetraPark’s new marketing and sales director is Ray Massie, who is currently the general manager for KGHL radio.
The Teamsters Local 190 and Yellowstone County have settled negotiations for MetraPark workers in a deal that calls for a five-year contract.
A Hysham woman who has held public office and had lived a law-abiding life for 70 years admitted to federal charges of possessing methamphetamine.
The Montana Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered suspension and public censure for District Judge G. Todd Baugh, of Billings, who during a sentencing said a 14-year-old rape victim appeared older than her chronological age.
A Fairview man who fed his own addiction by helping to traffic nearly pure methamphetamine in the Bakken region will spend four years in federal prison.
Voters rejected measures for local government review in Tuesday’s primary election.
Sherry Long edged out William Selph and two others in a four-way primary battle on the Republican ticket for Yellowstone County treasurer/assessor/superintendent of schools.
Longtime Yellowstone County Justice of the Peace Pedro Hernandez and challenger Michael Mayott are the top two contenders for the judge position in Department 2, with Hernandez taking a commanding lead.
Two judicial candidates — Rod Souza and William J. Speare — led the field in unofficial final county results in the race to replace state District Judge G. Todd Baugh of Billings.
The Bureau of Land Management has recognized the Friends of Pompeys Pillar for its volunteer work for the Pompeys Pillar National Monument.
A fire in a three-story brick apartment building at 23 Yellowstone Ave., early Monday sent flames shooting from the attic and smoke billowing from the roof, causing an estimated $1 million in damage.
Friday’s weather may be the calm before the storm. The National Weather Service said conditions are developing that could bring severe weather on Saturday, with thunderstorms capable of producing wind gusts of 74 mph and higher, baseball-sized hail and possibly tornados east of Billings.