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Top Stories This Week

Saturday Live helps pay for laptops, playgrounds and books in Billings schools

Volunteers from schools across Billings will staff school carnival booths Saturday at Pioneer Park, working the 26th annual … Read more

Two Billings men recall serving alongside Navy aviator John McCain

A Billings man who served on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Oriskany during the Vietnam War might have been the… Read more

Billings house fire sends 6 to hospital Tuesday morning

An early morning house fire in Billings sent four adults and two children to the hospital for smoke inhalation Tuesday. Read more

Man accused of raping woman in East Billings

A 20-year-old man has been charged with raping a woman early Sunday in Billings. Read more

This week's most-read stories

406 Politics

#plaidshirtguy at Trump rally is ... a Billings high schooler

Billings West High School senior Tyler Linfesty learned Thursday morning during first period that he had been selected for V… Read more

Crime & Courts

Man in police custody, uninjured after 3-hour standoff in Rose Park neighborhood

A person is in police custody after a standoff in a Billings West End neighborhood that lasted at least three hours Thursday… Read more


Billings' new 911 center built with dispatchers' health and safety in mind

Eight days ahead of the new $5.5 million 911 Communications Center going live, the center’s manager, Anne Kindness, took mem… Read more


Four injured in 3-vehicle crash on I-90

Four people were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries after a three-vehicle crash west of Billings on Interstate … Read more

Montana News

Unconscious teen found by students at Lame Deer High School dies

Lame Deer High School was closed Wednesday after a 15-year-old male student was found unconscious near the school Tuesday an… Read more

Montana Outdoors

Hiker severely injured in Beartooth Mountains bear attack

A Minnesota hiker was attacked by a bear in the Beartooth Mountains on Sunday, according to the Park County, Wyoming, sheriff's department. Read more


Man killed in crash southwest of ZooMontana in Billings identified

The victim in a fatal crash Monday southwest of ZooMontana has been identified as a 63-year-old Billings resident.  Read more


74-year-old pilot dies in experimental helicopter crash into private hangar at Billings airport

The pilot of an experimental helicopter died Wednesday after he crashed into a hangar facility at Billings Logan Internation… Read more

406 Politics

Billings teen talks with CNN about going viral after Trump rally

Billings West High School senior Tyler Linfesty went viral on social media Friday after being removed from President Donald … Read more


Billings Police Department continues to investigate after person shot while inside car

A man in a car was shot by a person in another car Saturday evening in Billings, according to the Billings Police Department… Read more

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This week's Photo Galleries

Videos: Christian Yelich hits for cycle for 2nd time in a month: Breaking down the latest in sports

Check out these videos breaking down the latest news and action in sports, including Christian Yelich hitting for the cycle for the second … Read more

Showdown between Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, accuser set, and 9 more things to know for Tuesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday. Read more


Reverse mortgages: Too good to be true?

Important information residents of Billings need to know before they decide.


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