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A Fairview man told a federal judge Tuesday that he used a phone to get a car for a drug dealer to pick up more methamphetamine for distribution in Sidney and the Bakken oil fields.
What is Yellowstone County parkland and what isn’t, along with parkland leasing policies, is under review by county officials.
Warm temperatures will continue through Friday in the Billings area, but cooler conditions and possible showers will move in for the weekend.
Agents found about six pounds of methamphetamine and $1,700 in cash in a downtown Billings motel on Tuesday, and two California men are accused of bringing the highly addictive drug here for redistribution.
After more than a decade of work, a comprehensive study of the Yellowstone River is in the home stretch.
A Hardin man charged in the 2013 fatal stabbing of a St. Xavier man whose body was found in the Bighorn River near a boat ramp at the Two Leggins fishing access on the Crow Reservation is expected to admit to murder charges.
A Billings man accused of breaking into an off-duty police officer’s vehicle and stealing a department-issued rifle and other items admitted to federal firearms charges on Thursday.
Yellowstone County’s top 10 taxpayers for 2014 remain the same as last year, but the order has shifted, with the CHS Inc. refinery in Laurel becoming No. 1 for the first time.
A Billings man suspected of shooting his father over a drug debt will go to federal prison for three years for his role in a methamphetamine conspiracy.
Fifteen years after Kathryn Laird drowned in Big Horn County, Montana state and federal law enforcement agents have arrested her husband, Brian Laird, on murder charges.
To celebrate 20 years of AmeriCorps, a national service program, about 50 men and women spent Friday morning in Billings doing what they’re passionate about — volunteering to improve the community.
A Fairview man suspected of stealing 13 firearms from a Sidney business appeared Friday in Billings on federal charges.
A Washington man arrested after a robbery Sunday at the Billings West End Wal-Mart in which the robber held a knife to a clerk’s throat is facing federal firearms charges.
Two former high-level federal Bureau of Land Management officials who worked in Virginia, including a deputy state director from Montana, have denied criminal charges accusing them of defrauding the government in an employment scheme.
CHS Inc. recently announced a $406 million upgrade for its oil refinery in Laurel to boost diesel production and efficiency.
A Billings man accused of distributing methamphetamine from his home admitted federal charges on Tuesday after investigators seized more than $22,000 from his home, including two $20 bills used in an undercover drug deal.
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.