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YelCo 52: Historic Bozeman Trail briefly cut across county’s ‘wildest looking hills’

YelCo 52: Historic Bozeman Trail briefly cut across county’s ‘wildest looking hills’

One of the toughest sections along the historic Bozeman Trail existed in a portion of the 10 to 12 miles between Pryor Creek and the present-day Billings Motorcycle Club on the banks of the Yellowstone River.

November 01, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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10 home decor trends for your rental

Just because you’re a renter doesn’t mean you need to settle for bland, boring décor. You can make more of your space in an inexpensive yet trendy way.

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Ask Our Broker: Can lenders charge prepayment penalties on new loans?

Question: Please settle an argument: Can lenders charge prepayment penalties on new loans?

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Boothill Cemetery holds onto tales of area's early days

Boothill Cemetery holds onto tales of area's early days

Just in time for Halloween, it seems appropriate to put the spotlight on Boothill Cemetery, the first graveyard established in Coulson.

October 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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YelCo 52: Huntley Project Museum showcases homesteaders

YelCo 52: Huntley Project Museum showcases homesteaders

Tourists don’t seem to have any trouble finding the Huntley Project Museum of Irrigated Agriculture, 15 miles east of Billings.

October 18, 2014 12:30 am Photos

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Decorate your home this season for under $100

When it comes to filling your home with fall flair and warm festive cheer, you don’t have to rely on generic décor purchased from the store, which can be pricy and forgettable. This holiday season make your home unique with a little DIY.

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Preparing for autumn, winter and spring

The nights are getting colder and the days are getting shorter. Children are back in school. If you close your eyes mid-day, the warm weather may still conjure images of July, but fall is approaching. Is your garden ready?

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YelCo 52: Pictograph Cave experiences renaissance, drawing visitors from around world

YelCo 52: Pictograph Cave experiences renaissance, drawing visitors from around world

For Carol Ormsbee, a resident of Camarillo, Calif., once was not nearly enough. Her first visit to Pictograph Cave State Park years ago only whet her visual and sensory appetites, leaving her hungry for a return trip.

October 03, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Now is good time to place garlic bulbs

Fall is bulb planting time. When we think of bulbs, we typically think of tulips and daffodils. However, fall is also a good time to plant garlic bulbs.

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Pumpkin decorating involves more than a carving knife

Cinderella’s fairy godmother may have used a magic wand, but anyone can transform a pumpkin into a magical sight with the right supplies and a dash of creativity.

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Where to get the best tea blends? Your garden, of course

Though we are still reveling in the glory days of early autumn, I have some bad news to impart — beautiful falls always end in dreary winters. And so to get ready for the inclement weather, when cozying up with a cup of tea and a good book seems the perfect alternative to braving the element…

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A pillar of the region

A pillar of the region

Linda Farnes fondly remembers the days when Don Foote, who with his wife, Stella, once owned Pompeys Pillar, would trade Wonderland Amusement Park tickets for cookies baked by her mother, Ruthann.

September 27, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Nurse's Notes: Growing research shows gardens are good for health

Last summer, Laura Hall’s brother died in a tragic accident. He had a plot at a community garden, and instead of giving it away Laura took it over. She calls it “living meditation,” an essential part of grieving.

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Design Recipes: For new singles, how to reinvent your life and your decor

When one door closes, another one opens. The end of a relationship can be a time to not only reevaluate one's life, but also one's decor.

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Elevation points illustrate Yellowstone County's ecological variety

Elevation points illustrate Yellowstone County's ecological variety

High and dry, low and wet are characteristics that distinguish the high- and low-elevation points in Yellowstone County, illustrating the region’s diversity.

September 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Sessions teach newly insured how to use health care

Sessions teach newly insured how to use health care

For the estimated 30,000 Montanans who earlier this year acquired health insurance for the first time, learning how to use that coverage is a crucial next step.

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St. Vincent's vascular surgeons invited to participate in worldwide clinical trial

St. Vincent's vascular surgeons invited to participate in worldwide clinical trial

St. Vincent Healthcare has been chosen as one of 30 sites in the world to participate in a pivotal clinical trial that will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of new technology to treat aneurysms.

September 07, 2014 10:00 am Photos

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Billings Clinic builds team of pediatric specialists keeping families close to home

Billings Clinic builds team of pediatric specialists keeping families close to home

At 22 weeks pregnant, Amanda Langve’s obstetrician recommended she get a fetal echocardiogram, an ultrasound that evaluates the baby’s heart for problems before birth.

September 07, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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MyBillingsClinic provides patient access to personal health information

MyBillingsClinic provides patient access to personal health information

You shop online and you balance your bank account online. Now Billings Clinic has ramped up its “patient portal” so you can access your own private medical records online, too.

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Associate 1 of 3 in the U.S. working to help prevent lead poisoning

Associate 1 of 3 in the U.S. working to help prevent lead poisoning

There are only two other people in the nation like Hannah Silveus, and Billings children could well be healthier with her working on their behalf for the next two years.

September 06, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Telemedicine bringing pediatric ICU to rural clinics

Telemedicine bringing pediatric ICU to rural clinics

An infant breathes rapidly, and his lips are blue — urgent symptoms that could be a sign of congenital heart disease. Whether the infant’s life is in danger depends on the specific defect present.

September 05, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Employee gardens cultivate thrift, healthy eating

Employee gardens cultivate thrift, healthy eating

Theresa Marquez attributes her gardening prowess to her mom’s insistence on frugality stemming from the hard times of the 1930s.

September 05, 2014 5:00 am Photos

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Kitchen whimsy: Latest housewares items cooking up fun

Stepping into the kitchen often meant lots of hard work without much fun. The acts of chopping, dicing, getting measurements just right and attempting to cook the perfect cut of meat without drying it out often caused much stress for home cooks.

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Canning's comeback: Preserving the tastes of summer

It was way past midnight and Leesa McNeil was hard at work.

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