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A Roundup couple accused in a large methamphetamine scheme that brought the drug from California to Montana for distribution in the Bakken oil fields admitted federal charges on Thursday.
Warm temperatures will continue through the weekend in the Billings area while strong winds are expected in the Big Timber area.
A special sitting of a panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Billings on Thursday also was a homecoming celebration for Chief Judge Sidney R. Thomas.
A Washington man admitted federal gun violations after he held a knife to a Wal-Mart clerk in Billings and stole a semi-automatic rifle and ammunition last year.
A federal judge Wednesday rejected a plea deal for a Fairview man convicted in a large methamphetamine conspiracy in the Bakken oil fields, saying the agreement didn’t reflect the crime or the defendant’s record.
A Billings man admitted he was driving drunk last year when he wrecked his vehicle on Blue Creek Road, seriously injuring three young children who were passengers.
When fans come to watch the Billings Wolves play indoor football at MetraPark, Marc Burr, the Wolves’ general manager, wants it to be a total experience, food included.
Yellowstone County will host a meeting for city of Billings and Montana Department of Transportation officials along with residents of the Alkali Creek area to discuss concerns over stormwater runoff.
A California man originally sentenced to 35 years in federal prison for convictions in a large cocaine conspiracy in Billings will get a new trial.
The Billings Federal Credit Union temporarily closed all three of its branches Friday morning to investigate a bomb threat, which turned out to be unfounded.
A Wyoming man who admitted stealing 688 pounds of explosives from a U.S. Forest Service bunker near Red Lodge in 2013 apologized at sentencing Thursday, saying he never intended to panic area residents or scare anyone.
Admitting his role in a drug conspiracy, a Billings man said Wednesday he drove his legally blind ex-brother-in-law on four trips to pick up methamphetamine.
A Billings man arrested last Friday is facing federal methamphetamine charges.
A proposal by economic development officials for an industrial park in Lockwood drew questions from Yellowstone County commissioners during a presentation Monday.
Officer found justified in shooting also cleared in illegal search claim; other officer cleared separate lawsuit
A federal judge has ruled in favor of the city of Billings and police officers accused in two separate lawsuits of civil rights violations.
A Billings man nabbed near Bozeman with about a pound of nearly pure methamphetamine in his vehicle admitted federal charges on Friday.
Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder on Friday named the two deputies involved in the shooting of a man driving a stolen vehicle south of Huntley on Thursday evening.
Temperatures will warm up in the Billings area on Friday but dangerous wind chills are possible through the morning in southeastern Montana, the National Weather Service said.
A California woman told a federal judge Thursday that she shipped two packages of drugs she suspected was methamphetamine to Montana for distribution.
A Billings man admitted Wednesday he helped distribute methamphetamine for a California drug dealer and deposited proceeds into the man’s bank account as part of a large drug operation.
A California man charged in a large methamphetamine trafficking case that brought the drug to Montana and South Dakota admitted conspiracy charges on Tuesday.
A Billings man previously convicted of civil rights violations stemming from a 2000 white supremacist attack on minorities in Pioneer Park admitted Tuesday to illegally possessing firearms.
Yellowstone County officials will meet next week with Alkali Creek Road area residents to discuss plans to address problems with stormwater.
Temperatures will be warmer in the Billings area on Friday, but strong winds are possible in the Big Timber and Nye areas and snow is forecast for the weekend and into next week.
One baby arrived a few days late and one baby came a little early, but both were the first babies of 2015 at Billings’ two hospitals.
Widespread blowing and drifting snow is expected throughout much of the region Wednesday morning as westerly winds continue, the National Weather Service said. Winds reached 30 to 50 mph for most of Tuesday night, causing blowing snow.
Six newly elected and re-elected Yellowstone County officials took their oaths of office Tuesday morning as 2014 drew to a close. The new terms begin Friday.
A U.S. Department of Interior audit of a massive water pipeline project for the Rocky Boy’s Reservation and north-central Montana questions how a Chippewa Cree company created by the tribe to run the project used nearly $13 million in government money.
Ask almost any Billings resident to point out Sacrifice Cliff, and you’ll be directed to a prominent sandstone outcrop on the south bank of the Yellowstone River, where the river narrows and curves around the base of the cliff as it flows past the city.
A man convicted of trying to rob a woman while she waited in a downtown Burger King drive-through last year will spend three years with the Montana Department of Corrections.
A former University of Great Falls student will spend six months in federal prison for his role in a fraud involving his parents to get student aid.
Yellowstone County Clerk of Court Kristie Boelter fired back Tuesday over a warning letter from the county commissioners advising her to follow the law regarding accommodating an employee objecting to issuing same-sex marriage licenses or face potential personal legal liability.
The Yellowstone County commission is expected to give Clerk of Court Kristie Boelter a warning: either follow the law regarding accommodating employee exemptions or go it alone in court if the county gets sued.
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.
Two women who admitted distributing nearly pure meth for the leader of a large distribution ring that brought the drug from Washington to the Bakken oil fields of Eastern Montana and North Dakota will spend time in federal prison.
A Billings woman admitted she received more than $26,000 in federal Social Security Administration benefits after lying about the presence of her husband in her household.
Yellowstone County’s Finance Director Scott Turner will leave big shoes to fill when he retires in May after 28 years with the county — shoes so big the county probably will add a new full-time position to help do the job.
The Beartooth Electric Cooperative last week signed a three-year contract with Lower Valley Energy of Afton, Wyo., to provide management services for the Red Lodge-based rural power organization.
A woman who distributed methamphetamine in Billings and the Fort Peck Reservation to support her pain pill addiction will spend five years in federal prison.
A Billings woman accused of spray painting rocks in Zimmerman Park this past summer admitted criminal mischief charges on Thursday.
A Sidney man will spend five years in federal prison for distributing methamphetamine he got from the leader of large trafficking operation that brought the drug from Washington to the Bakken oil fields.
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Two Billings residents suspected of vandalizing Zimmerman Park by spray-painting sandstone rocks with obscenities and phallic symbols denied misdemeanor charges Tuesday.
The Yellowstone County commissioners will hold interviews Dec. 9 for candidates seeking to fill the House District 56 legislative seat.
Yellowstone County Clerk of Court Kristie Boelter clashed with County Attorney Scott Twito and a commissioner Monday over a religious exemption from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
The Yellowstone County Commission took the first step on Tuesday toward creating a new rural taxing district to encourage industrial development in Lockwood.
Even as a teenager growing up in Billings, Steve Corning knew that Sid Thomas, a Bozeman kid he met at Boys State, was destined for big things.
On Dec. 1, 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Sidney R. Thomas of Billings will become the circuit’s new chief judge.
The former owner of Payless Auto Sales, a failed Billings dealership, apologized Thursday in federal court for hurting friends and family in a large scheme that defrauded banks and others of nearly $400,000.
Two Washington men caught in Montana with two pounds of nearly pure methamphetamine destined for Minnesota will spend at least 10 years in federal prison before facing deportment.
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