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Hundreds turn out for Burn the Point

Hundreds turn out for Burn the Point

Hundreds of people packed the streets downtown Friday evening for a chance to see a parade of cars — old, new and weird — as they made their way down Third Avenue North for this year's annual Burn the Point. 

August 29, 2014 7:55 pm Photos

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Checkpoint stops 13 percent of vehicles; results in arrests, tickets, citations or warnings for 78 percent of vehicles stopped

A traffic checkpoint setup by the Billings Police Department last Tuesday resulted in arrests, tickets, citations or warnings for about 78 percent of the 180 vehicles stopped.

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Billings Police Checkpoint

August 29, 2014 5:07 pm
Roosevelt County sheriff found sleeping on sidewalk, suspected to be intoxicated

Roosevelt County sheriff found sleeping on sidewalk, suspected to be intoxicated

Two Wolf Point police officers on patrol found Roosevelt County Sheriff Freedom Crawford, who they suspected was intoxicated, sleeping on a sidewalk in Wolf Point on Aug. 14.

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Police tackle Billings man believed to have stolen car

Police tackle Billings man believed to have stolen car

A Billings man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly stole a 2014 Dodge Avenger from an Auto Auction employee who was unloading other cars at 4432 South Frontage Road.

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'A toast to Uncle Joe': Family honors last of 5 brothers who served in WWII

'A toast to Uncle Joe': Family honors last of 5 brothers who served in WWII

When his country needed him during World War II, Joe Sterling was there.

August 26, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Designated offenders primarily low risk

August 23, 2014 10:48 pm

Sentencing breakdown

August 23, 2014 5:09 pm

Registry by the numbers

August 23, 2014 4:53 pm

Map of offenders by county

August 23, 2014 4:10 pm
1,400 pour into downtown for Clinic Classic, LeAnn Rimes

1,400 pour into downtown for Clinic Classic, LeAnn Rimes

The rain couldn't dampen the party.

August 22, 2014 8:29 pm Photos

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Woman hopes to return WWII letters to family

Woman hopes to return WWII letters to family

In March, Tara Lee Holwegner-Bertucci, a Billings native who now lives in Reno, Nev., received devastating news. 

August 22, 2014 6:13 pm Photos

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Man stabbed at downtown Conoco; 2nd man held on assault charge

Man stabbed at downtown Conoco; 2nd man held on assault charge

Billings Police say a 36-year-old transient man was taken Thursday to Billings Clinic after an apparent stabbing at the Conoco convenience store at 2701 Sixth Ave. N.

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$3,000 worth of tools stolen from Habitat for Humanity

$3,000 worth of tools stolen from Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity construction supervisor Steve Coldiron had just left Metra Park on Tuesday — where he was showcasing a house the organization was building — and was headed to the home’s eventual site, at 1121 Jordan Circle.

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Billings Catholic Schools bring more iPads to classrooms this year

Billings Catholic Schools bring more iPads to classrooms this year

This year marks the second year that iPads will be used in classrooms across Billings Catholic Schools as the school system continues to march toward its goal of a computer for every student.

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Ice Bucket Challenge

August 19, 2014 11:39 pm
Rockin' The Rims inaugural music festival 'a major success'

Rockin' The Rims inaugural music festival 'a major success'

Rockin' The Rims on the Yellowstone kicked off its inaugural music festival Saturday at Coulson Park, selling about 1,000 tickets.

August 17, 2014 7:08 am Photos

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Coroner names man who died in fall from Rims

Coroner names man who died in fall from Rims

Scott Harrington has been identified as the 22-year-old Billings man who died in a fall from the Rims late Thursday.

August 15, 2014 4:46 pm Photos

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Crow Fair 2014 draws people from around the country

Crow Fair 2014 draws people from around the country

CROW AGENCY — Thousands of people from around the country are gathering in Crow Agency this week to celebrate the 96th Annual Crow Fair.

August 14, 2014 9:44 pm Photos

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Billings Catholic Schools implement drug testing policy; deadline is Friday

Billings Catholic Schools implement drug testing policy; deadline is Friday

Before sophomores, juniors and seniors at Central High can lace up their shoes or polish their instruments for practice this year, many will have to take a drug test for the first time.

August 14, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Pryor woman dead, 2-year-old transported to hospital after SUV tumbles down ravine

Pryor woman dead, 2-year-old transported to hospital after SUV tumbles down ravine

A 28-year-old Pryor woman died and her 2-year-old son was transported to the hospital Wednesday after the SUV they were traveling in rolled down a ravine about 10 miles east of Pryor.

August 13, 2014 5:19 pm Photos

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Billings man's salsa hobby turned hot commodity

Billings man's salsa hobby turned hot commodity

Billings man Kenny Reimche has created a monster.

August 12, 2014 5:30 am Photos

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2 fatal crashes in Sheridan County just 9 hours apart

Two separate car accidents about 15 miles apart killed two people in Sheridan County, according to a Montana Highway Patrol dispatcher. 

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Thousands gather to hear Grammy winners Train at the MontanaFair

Thousands gather to hear Grammy winners Train at the MontanaFair

The Grammy award-winning band Train hit the stage Saturday at the the Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark for the MontanaFair, bringing almost every one of the 7,400 fans who packed the place to their feet, where they remained for the duration of the show.

August 09, 2014 9:07 pm Photos

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Stolen Billings car involved in high-speed chase in Wyoming

A man driving a reportedly stolen Acura out of Billings led a Wyoming State Trooper in a high-speed chase Wednesday.  

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350 turn out at Target for 31st Annual National Night Out

About 350 people filed into Target’s parking lot Tuesday for free food, face painting and a chance to meet local law enforcement and emergency responders during the 31st Annual National Night Out, a nationwide event that aims to create safer communities.

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West End day care closes abruptly; "I can't struggle anymore,' co-owner says

West End day care closes abruptly; "I can't struggle anymore,' co-owner says

Ahead Of The Curve Child Development Center, at 3242 Hesper Road, abruptly closed Saturday, leaving about 45 employees without a job and 200 kids without day care, according to co-owner Brady Wagner. 

August 02, 2014 5:33 pm Photos

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Family remembers Tayler Kittleson at this year's hill climb

Family remembers Tayler Kittleson at this year's hill climb

This year’s 96th annual Great American Championship Motorcycle Hill Climb was bittersweet for Marion and Kenny Kittleson.

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Hobby Lobby ruling sparks protest in Billings over contraceptives

Hobby Lobby ruling sparks protest in Billings over contraceptives

On Tuesday, people lined the sidewalks of North 27th Street, expressing their frustration over a recent Supreme Court decision that extended religious freedoms to some corporations.

July 22, 2014 10:03 pm Photos

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Inaugural 'Soaked Run' offers Big Sky State Games a change of pace

Inaugural 'Soaked Run' offers Big Sky State Games a change of pace

The Big Sky State Games typically kicks off with a 5K run, but this year organizers decided to shake things up.

July 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Haze from wildfires worsens, reaching dangerous and unhealthy levels

Haze from wildfires worsens, reaching dangerous and unhealthy levels

Air quality Friday rapidly deteriorated overnight into Saturday as westerly gusts continued to dump swept up smoke from wildfires in central and eastern Washington on much of Montana.

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Task force floats ideas for alternative Rims route

Task force floats ideas for alternative Rims route

At a meeting Wednesday, about 20 people kicked around ideas for how and where to construct an alternative route down from the Rims.

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Jurassic Quest — featuring dinosaurs — brings thousands to MetraPark

Jurassic Quest — featuring dinosaurs — brings thousands to MetraPark

There was no detail too small for 5-year-old Owen Zahn.

July 12, 2014 6:41 pm Photos

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Harvest Church heats up Castle Rock Park with activities

Harvest Church heats up Castle Rock Park with activities

It was the sixth-hottest Fourth of July in Billings history, but that didn't seem to bother eight-year-old Taya Johnson much. 

July 04, 2014 8:12 pm Photos

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Diocese announces new Superintendent of Catholic Schools

Montana Catholic Schools have a new superintendent.

July 01, 2014 4:38 pmLoading…
Families who've conceived using in vitro fertilization celebrate success

Families who've conceived using in vitro fertilization celebrate success

Jordan Mordhorst, 31, and his wife Chelsey, 34, wanted nothing else but to have another baby.

June 27, 2014 6:58 pm Photos

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Consul General of Mexico makes history during Billings trip Thursday

Consul General of Mexico makes history during Billings trip Thursday

Mexico's Consul General Carlos Bello made history Thursday when he became the first person in his position to visit Montana.

June 26, 2014 9:36 pm Photos

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A big bull snake caught after it hitches a ride downtown

A big bull snake caught after it hitches a ride downtown

This one was big, and strong, too.

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Leaders of original Not In Our Town movement give panel discussion

Leaders of original Not In Our Town movement give panel discussion

When a brick was thrown through a 5-year-old Jewish boy’s bedroom window in 1993 because it was decorated with a colorful menorah, Margie MacDonald inspired the community to take a stand.

June 21, 2014 4:43 pm Photos

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Not in Our Town comes home to Billings after 20 years

Not in Our Town comes home to Billings after 20 years

Twenty years ago, hate reached a boiling point in Billings.

June 20, 2014 11:06 pm Photos

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Musselshell County Sheriff's Office utilizes social media to locate group home runaways in Roundup

Musselshell County Sheriff's Office utilizes social media to locate group home runaways in Roundup

After searching for more than a day, the Musselshell County Sheriff's Office on Thursday was finally able reel in five runaways from a Roundup group home using crowdsourced tips from the community. 

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70-year-old Butte man dies from injuries after car wreck

A 70-year-old Butte man died in the hospital Wednesday after a wreck earlier this week.

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Strawberry Festival draws a big crowd despite rain

Strawberry Festival draws a big crowd despite rain

Rain was not enough to deter the hundreds of people who showed up Saturday for the 23rd annual Strawberry Festival, where live music, crafts and a variety of food, including a 60-foot strawberry shortcake — a signature dish for the event, was available.

June 14, 2014 5:21 pm Photos

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ZooMontana members get a peek at the zoo's 2 new Siberian tigers

ZooMontana members get a peek at the zoo's 2 new Siberian tigers

Eager and full of energy, about 350 ZooMontana members of all ages showed up Friday afternoon to greet the two latest additions to the zoo's family: sister Siberian tigers Jasmine and Sophie. 

June 13, 2014 7:48 pm Photos

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Will California's tenure ruling mean anything in Montana?

Will California's tenure ruling mean anything in Montana?

A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge’s ruling that declared California’s tough teacher-tenure laws unconstitutional has left some people in Montana concerned of possible ripple effects closer to home.

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ESPN to feature Yellowstone Drag Strip

ESPN to feature Yellowstone Drag Strip

ESPN commentator and National Hot Rod Association announcer Alan Reinhart has never been to a race track where he didn’t feel welcome.

June 07, 2014 6:54 pm Photos

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Billings' population shows growth again

Billings' population shows growth again

Billings, it may be time to loosen your belt. Again. 

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New voting setup is easier on voters and volunteers

New voting setup is easier on voters and volunteers

In past primaries, long lines causing big headaches have been enough to deter some Billings residents from casting a ballot. 

June 03, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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