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Billings neighbors: Obituaries published today

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Billings Family YMCA to host free women's self-defense seminar

Billings Family YMCA will host a free self-defense seminar for women, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25. Read more

More students enrolled in Billings schools than expected

More students are attending Billings Public Schools this year, buoyed by large classes moving from middle to high schools — and an unexpected jump in kindergarten enrollment.  Read more

Central High names homecoming royalty

Bethany Power, daughter of Rebecca and Michael Power, and Marcus Wehr, son of Teresa and Dave Wehr, were named queen and king of Central High’s homecoming. Read more


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State and Regional

In Trump counties surrounding Missoula, Republicans welcome western Montana visit

POLSON — Drive up U.S. 93 north of Missoula, and it’s hard to parse a political slant. Both Republican and Democratic candidates can claim plenty of campaign signage along the highway that runs up the middle of Lake County. Read more

University of Montana says 22 faculty members are leaving

The University of Montana said 22 faculty members have agreed to voluntarily leave the campus between the end of this year and June 2021. Read more

Missoula Democratic leaders not invited to, not attending Trump rally in their backyard

A few local luminaries won’t be on the dais with President Donald Trump when he visits Missoula Thursday for a campaign rally for Republican Matt Rosendale. Read more

Two days before Trump's Thursday evening rally in Missoula, event details remained sparse

A heated 23,000 square-foot hangar at Minuteman Aviation appears to be the focal point of preparation for President Donald Trump’s visit and rally Thursday night, though details for public consumption were sparse. Read more

Hotels fill up, restaurants guess impact as Trump visit to Missoula nears

Hotels are quickly filling up in Missoula and restaurant managers are trying to guess how big the crowds are going to be as the city prepares for a historic visit from a sitting U.S. president on Thursday. Read more