June weather didn’t break any records in Billings, but it was hotter and drier than the 79-year average.
Ten years after the Indian Memorial at Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument was constructed, the final phase of the project is nearly complete.
Legendary scout and soldier Luther Sage “Yellowstone” Kelly will be honored Saturday at the site of his grave atop the Billings Rimrocks.
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument will commemorate the 137th anniversary of the most famous battle of the Indian Wars with special events and programs that begin Friday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rosetta Strecker, 88, searched for the Texas pillar at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., conjuring the names and faces of the desperately ill returned prisoners of war she helped treat in a stateside Army hospital in 1945.
WASHINGTON — Sometime in the mid 1940s, on a dare, Kathryn Zurbuchen, of Billings, sat on Abraham Lincoln’s gigantic lap at the Great Emancipator’s towering monument in Washington, D.C.
Between the end of April and the first week in June, south-central Montana has moved two steps out of the “extreme” drought category into the “moderate” drought category on the Climate Prediction Center’s Palmer Drought Index.
White Swan, a Crow scout who rode with Custer to the valley of the Little Bighorn on June 25, 1876, was deaf.
CODY, Wyo. — Paul Dyck, the man from Rimrock, Ariz., who put together the largest private collection of Plains Indian art and artifacts in the world, decided in his final months that the Buffalo Bill Historical Center here was the best place to preserve and protect his legacy.
Memorabilia collected by a prominent early Billings family lay hidden for decades behind a second-floor linen closet in a historic home at 1002 N. 30th St.
Just under the surface in a narrow gulf off the coast of Luzon, World War II submarine commander Lt. Wreford Goss “Moon” Chapple stood for an hour staring through the eyepiece of his periscope as his sub slowly approached a wall of Japanese transport ships.
When the French government recently designated Willard “Bud” LaCounte a Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor, the Billings World War II veteran had one regret.
In 1980 — a few months after the last freight train left the Milwaukee Road switching yard at Harlowton — a contractor moved in with a crew to tear up the tracks.
The Memorial Day program at Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument begins at 11 a.m. Monday
A week of very warm temperatures has melted more than half of winter snowpack in some areas of Montana, and if the trend continues snowpack could disappear by the end of the month — four weeks earlier than normal.
On the slopes of 4,200-foot Garfield Peak, Robert Yellow Fox III can gaze down at the charred landscape of the Ashland Divide stretching to the horizon in every direction.
Eleven months after the Ash Creek fire destroyed her Ashland home, and nine months after moving in to a 14-by-60-foot trailer, Twilla Speelman is feeling a little cramped.
Looking for a road trip worthy of a few hours in a car to one of the farthest corners of Montana?
Custer rides again every year in Big Horn County on the weekend nearest the anniversary of his June 25, 1876, defeat at Little Bighorn.
Although mountain snowmelt is a couple of weeks late getting started, stream flows across Montana should be near average through July.
Of all the benefits that manager Kileen Jones has organized at the FOE Eagles Lodge in the Heights, the one that sticks with her is the first.
Methamphetamine is making a comeback — purer than ever and at the peak of its brain-altering, teeth-rotting, crime-riddled menace.
The saddest thing Yellowstone County drug prosecutor Victoria Callender has noticed about a recent upsurge in methamphetamine arrests is that “there are always children.”
Of the smorgasbord of illegal drugs floating around Montana, “methamphetamine is the worst,” said Billings Clinic neurologist Dr. Mary Gaddy.
At the end of March, Yellowstone County had 108 more children in foster care than it did at the same time last year — 386 compared with 278.