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CASA advocates sworn in Tuesday

CASA advocates sworn in Tuesday

The Yellowstone Court Appointed Special Advocates program, an organization dedicated to helping abused children, added nine more volunteers to its roster Tuesday.

November 18, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Man hit by truck faces long road to recovery; family and friends raise money to help

Man hit by truck faces long road to recovery; family and friends raise money to help

Community members have teamed up to raise money for a Billings family whose lives were changed Halloween night.

November 15, 2014 5:00 am Photos

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Couple left homeless after Wednesday fire in freezing temperatures

Couple left homeless after Wednesday fire in freezing temperatures

Bonnie Willis was in her bedroom just before 9 a.m. on Wednesday when she heard a pop.

November 13, 2014 9:45 am Photos

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Firefighters have 'terrible time' battling house fire; 5 dogs rescued, but others perished

Firefighters have 'terrible time' battling house fire; 5 dogs rescued, but others perished

At least two dogs died Wednesday morning in a fire that tore through a West End home, sending homeowner Bonnie Willis running barefoot into the frigid streets for safety.

November 12, 2014 9:15 am Photos

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Every little bit helps: YWCA expands its fundraising reach

Every little bit helps: YWCA expands its fundraising reach

Billings YWCA CEO Merry Lee Olson recently received a $21,000 check — the largest yet from the organization’s Endowment Foundation, which began cutting checks three years ago.

November 10, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Ex-girlfriend of homicide victim struggles to make sense of tragedy

Ex-girlfriend of homicide victim struggles to make sense of tragedy

ASHLAND — The night 36-year-old David Leroy Vallie was killed, his 2-year-old daughter, Daynee, woke up screaming and crying.

November 08, 2014 9:45 pm Photos

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Montana Hope Project grants 10-year-old's wish

Montana Hope Project grants 10-year-old's wish

Emme Keehner can’t wait for Saturday.

November 05, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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North Dakota man recovering at St. Vincent after being shot by Sidney officer

A Bismarck, N.D., man shot by a Sidney police officer last Friday is recovering at St. Vincent Healthcare and was in fair condition on Wednesday afternoon. 

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'Every vote counts': Folks show up late, don't mind the wait to register, cast ballots

'Every vote counts': Folks show up late, don't mind the wait to register, cast ballots

With only 30 minutes until polls closed, a line of more than 45 anxious late voters snaked its way around the Montana Pavilion at MetraPark. 

November 04, 2014 10:45 pm Photos

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Family and friends set up fundraiser accounts for man injured while walking dog

Family and friends set up fundraiser accounts for man injured while walking dog

Fundraisers have been set up for a Billings man who faces a lengthy recovery after being run over by a truck Halloween night while walking his dog.

November 04, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Authorities still looking for 85-year-old Hardin man's attackers

Big Horn County Undersheriff Mike Fuss said his officers are still looking for an 85-year-old Hardin man’s attackers.

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Pedestrian injured, dog killed in Terry Avenue crash

Pedestrian injured, dog killed in Terry Avenue crash

Update 10:15 a.m. Saturday: No update was available from the Billings Police Department on Saturday. But a family member of the pedestrian injured in the Friday night accident said the man's injuries are severe, and that he faces a long recovery. The family member added that the man's dog di…

October 31, 2014 5:56 pm Photos

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'You’re a fighter. And you’re strong': Pink belts help students fight cancer 1 kick at a time

'You’re a fighter. And you’re strong': Pink belts help students fight cancer 1 kick at a time

A monthlong self defense class aimed at fighting cancer as well as bad guys came to an end Wednesday night at Billings Chi-Tu Do.

October 30, 2014 9:15 am Photos

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The zombie apocalypse returns to downtown

The zombie apocalypse returns to downtown

Hundreds dressed as blood-soaked zombies zigzagged through Billings’ sleepy downtown streets and alleyways Saturday afternoon for the seventh-annual Zombie Walk.

October 25, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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85-year-old Hardin man attacked, 'left for dead' inside his home

An 85-year-old man is recovering at St. Vincent Healthcare after he was beaten last week and “left for dead” inside his Hardin home.

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Hundreds lose power in Billings

About 1,000 Billings residents on the West End lost power for more than an hour Thursday evening after a piece of equipment failed on a Grand Avenue power pole.

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A day at the rodeo: Kids n' Cowboys brings families battling cancer together

A day at the rodeo: Kids n' Cowboys brings families battling cancer together

Bunny, Travis, Casey and Candace Burrows were one of 33 families who came to MetraPark Fairgrounds for Saturday’s 21st annual Kids n’ Cowboys at the NILE Rodeo.

October 18, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Family recuperates after near-death experience with battery

Family recuperates after near-death experience with battery

Kileen Bilstad, 29, was vacationing with her family in Rapid City, S.D., this summer when she got the scare of her life.

October 18, 2014 11:30 am Photos

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The public gets passionate about dogs in Billings' parks

The public gets passionate about dogs in Billings' parks

Discussions began Tuesday night at the Animal Control Board meeting to lift a 1960s ban on dogs in city parks.

October 15, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Billings Central's first Muslim student adjusts to life in Montana

Billings Central's first Muslim student adjusts to life in Montana

Fifteen-year-old Suleman Makhani has experienced lots of firsts since he left his home and family 7,543 miles away in Pakistan.

October 14, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Hundreds spend the night in cardboard boxes to raise money, awareness for homelessness

Hundreds spend the night in cardboard boxes to raise money, awareness for homelessness

Rocky Mountain College’s soccer field was transformed Saturday night into a 24-hour encampment of colorful cardboard shelters for the seventh annual Cardboard Box City.

October 11, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Fire damages Billings trailer Thursday night

Fire damages Billings trailer Thursday night

Robert Allard, 55, was at his home in Trailer Village watching football and catching up on work Thursday night when he realized his printer was out of ink.

October 09, 2014 11:05 pm Photos

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Crow judge finds Lodge Grass officials in civil contempt

Crow judge finds Lodge Grass officials in civil contempt

A day after 65-year-old Lodge Grass Acting Mayor Birdie Lion Shows was released from jail, a Crow tribal judge Tuesday again found the mayor and other town officials in contempt.

October 03, 2014 9:00 am Photos

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Montana DEQ brings EPA discussions to Billings

About 75 people filled the seats of a Montana State University Billings classroom Wednesday evening to discuss options for Montana’s energy future.

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Woman connects with rightful owner of wartime letters

Woman connects with rightful owner of wartime letters

When Sheri Weisser saw her uncle’s name in the paper, she couldn’t believe her eyes.

September 29, 2014 6:15 am Photos

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Untested water lines put hundreds of people at risk after Crow bypasses town, restores water to subdivision near Lodge Grass

Lodge Grass — For 11 days, approximately 500 residents of the Johnny Wilson Acres subdivision near Lodge Grass — many of whom are sick and elderly — lived without water. 

September 26, 2014 11:59 pm
Water partially restored to Lodge Grass subdivision but untested water lines put hundreds at risk

Water partially restored to Lodge Grass subdivision but untested water lines put hundreds at risk

LODGE GRASS — After almost two weeks without running water, some residents of the Johnny Wilson Acres subdivision near Lodge Grass finally have water again.

September 26, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Crash on I-90 sends teen to hospital; alcohol suspected

Crash on I-90 sends teen to hospital; alcohol suspected

A two-vehicle accident on Interstate 90 near mile marker 448 sent a 17-year-old Billings man to Billings Clinic.

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Billings police lieutenant to make a run for sheriff

Billings police lieutenant to make a run for sheriff

With less than two weeks before people can begin voting, Billings Police Lt. Mark Cady on Wednesday announced his intentions to make a late run for Yellowstone County sheriff.

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Tribal injunction leaves hundreds of people without water near Lodge Grass

Tribal injunction leaves hundreds of people without water near Lodge Grass

At 80 years old, Pansy Hugs has lived in the same home in the Johnny Wilson Acres subdivision near Lodge Grass for the past three decades.

September 21, 2014 4:00 am Photos

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Roosevelt County commissioners choose embattled sheriff's replacement

Roosevelt County commissioners choose embattled sheriff's replacement

When Roosevelt County Sheriff Freedom Crawford’s resignation goes into effect Oct. 1, Deputy Sheriff Jason Frederick will take over.

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Lightning damages equipment at airport in Wyoming

A lightning bolt recently struck land near Yellowstone Regional Airport in Cody, Wyo., damaging a piece of Federal Aviation Administration-owned equipment and causing an outage to the reporting system.

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After being killed in action during WWII, a Montana airman's body finally comes home

After being killed in action during WWII, a Montana airman's body finally comes home

A little more than 70 years ago, Army Air Forces 1st Lt. William Bernier sat on board a B-24 Liberator Bomber as it was shot down from the sky while cruising over Papua New Guinea.

September 17, 2014 9:53 pm Photos

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Cyclist sent to hospital after vehicle collision

Cyclist sent to hospital after vehicle collision

Emergency response crews respond to the scene of a bicycle vs. van accident Tuesday night at the intersection of 6th Street W. and Broadwater Avenue.

September 16, 2014 10:33 pm
Undersheriff: Resignation of Roosevelt County sheriff came 'as no surprise'

Undersheriff: Resignation of Roosevelt County sheriff came 'as no surprise'

Roosevelt County soon will have a new sheriff.

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Washington Elementary bike repair clinic aims to get kids back on two wheels

Washington Elementary bike repair clinic aims to get kids back on two wheels

With fat tires, tall handlebars and long spokes, fifth-grader Tyler Simenson's shiny chrome "chopper" sat with a flat for what felt like years.

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From Simply Wine to Simply Mac, mall space transforms in time for new iPhone pre-orders

From Simply Wine to Simply Mac, mall space transforms in time for new iPhone pre-orders

As thousands of people around the country line up early Sept. 19 to get their hands on Apple’s latest iPhone, Billings will have an Apple unveiling of its own.

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SD2 kicks off redistricting discussions

With the objective of addressing Billings’ overcrowded classrooms, about 25 members of the community filed into the Lincoln Center on Tuesday night to begin redistricting conversations.

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Sugar Avenue Crash

Sugar Avenue Crash

September 06, 2014 11:08 pm
Sugar Avenue Crash

Sugar Avenue Crash

September 06, 2014 11:03 pm
Person injured after crash on Sugar Avenue

Person injured after crash on Sugar Avenue

An accident at the intersection of Sugar Avenue and Hannon Road in Billings injured at least one person Saturday night. 

September 06, 2014 10:46 pm Photos

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20-year-old killed in crash near West Yellowstone

A single-vehicle accident near West Yellowstone killed a 20-year-old man from Park City, Utah, and injured another early Saturday morning. 

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People look for treasures at Junk Market

People look for treasures at Junk Market

Inspired by her travels in Europe, Shelly Turk, the owner of Marketplace 3301, an antique mall off First Avenue North, wanted to bring some street market flair to Billings.

September 06, 2014 4:06 pm Photos

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How will Scheels affect Billings?

How will Scheels affect Billings?

At 220,000 square feet, with enough room for an indoor Ferris wheel, Scheels will cast a long shadow over Billings' retail sporting goods industry when it opens Saturday morning. 

September 04, 2014 6:07 pm Photos

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Man OK after nearly driving vehicle off Rims

Man OK after nearly driving vehicle off Rims

An 88-year-old Park City man was sent to the hospital Wednesday night with no apparent injuries after he drove off the road near Arapaho Lookout, stopping right before he drove off the Rims.

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New Montana superintendent of Catholic schools makes his rounds around the state

New Montana superintendent of Catholic schools makes his rounds around the state

Tim Uhl plans to rack up about 3,000 miles of travel during his first weeks as the new Montana superintendent of Catholic schools.

September 03, 2014 6:18 pmLoading…
ZooMontana receives good news about bear exhibit

ZooMontana receives good news about bear exhibit

Worries that erosion might threaten the bear exhibit at ZooMontana were all but squashed Wednesday after the zoo received some good news.

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Purse containing about $7,000 cash reported stolen in Cody, Wyo.

Police in Cody, Wyo., are requesting the community’s help to track down information on a reported theft.

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