Fire, drought and elections top 2012 stories

Fire, drought and elections top 2012 stories

Drought, lightning and bad luck turned the 2012 fire season into Montana’s worst in more than 100 years, making it one of the biggest news sto…

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Wheatland recovers after June tornado

Wheatland recovers after June tornado

Ida Black’s new house is even better than the one she lost in the tornado.

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Bakken boost and healthy ag prices keep region's economy afloat

Bakken boost and healthy ag prices keep region's economy afloat

The Bakken oil boom was only one undercurrent pulling the Billings economy into stronger territory during 2012.

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High ag prices can't compensate for drought and fire damage

High ag prices can't compensate for drought and fire damage

Agriculture prices reaching near-record highs, continued for the fourth straight year in 2012, although some farms and ranches challenged by d…

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Casper College killings stand as state's top story

Casper College killings stand as state's top story

CASPER, Wyo. — What a year. Nationally and locally, 2012 was a big year for news. Wyoming had its share of politics, disasters and sensational…

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Livestock producers barely survive 2012 drought, see rough road ahead

Livestock producers barely survive 2012 drought, see rough road ahead

It takes about 25 years to build a uniform, quality cow herd with all the right genetics. In one summer, Thermopolis rancher Jim Wilson watche…

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Letasky: State wrestling returns to its rightful home and crowns 4 kings

Letasky: State wrestling returns to its rightful home and crowns 4 kings

Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark once again stood tall as the wrestling capitol of the state of Montana.

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Scherting: This year's 'best of' was simply fun to watch

Scherting: This year's 'best of' was simply fun to watch

Our annual assignment for this issue of The Gazette is simple enough. Write a few graphs about a local event you witnessed during the calendar…

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Rachac: Griz saga left more questions than answers

Rachac: Griz saga left more questions than answers

The sports world and Twitter were synonymous again in 2012, for better or worse. And I got caught in the crosshairs.

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Kusek: Jacket softball team made it hard to keep quiet

Quiet has never been one of my attributes.

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Bighaus: Rocky's football win over Carroll was something special

Bighaus: Rocky's football win over Carroll was something special

It has been 58 days since Rocky Mountain College scored its first football victory over Carroll College in 4,445 days.

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Minch: Legion baseball provided many great memories

When asked to write my year end column about the most exciting event I covered this past year, one thing came to mind.

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Zimmer: Aragon makes good on ‘proposal’ to set record

Dani Aragon provided us with many unforgettable moments during her remarkable track career at Billings Senior.

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Year-in-review: Top 10 prep sports moments of 2012

Year-in-review: Top 10 prep sports moments of 2012

I’ve talked with a few colleagues over the last few days and weeks, trying to determine the top 10 prep sports moments of 2012. The general co…

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Year-in-review: Top 10 GPS blog posts of 2012

Year-in-review: Top 10 GPS blog posts of 2012

It’s been another fun year on the GazPrepSports blog. Although we’re not getting the comments and discussion going we did in years past, I sti…

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Interactive: Notable 2012 deaths

Interactive: Notable 2012 deaths

An interactitve look at some of the notable people who passed away this year.

2012 News Quiz

2012 News Quiz

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