In the schools

Claire Griffin, 2017 Billings Senior High graduate, was recently named to the spring 2018 dean's list at Wake Forest University. A former Billings Symphony intern, Griffin has participated in the Musical Empowerment program at Wake Forest, teaching violin and offering mentorship to underprivileged children. The Wake Forest music faculty has invited her to perform on the annual Student Showcase recital in October. Griffin is pursuing a degree in engineering.


Twenty-five Montanans under the age of 25 will be honored at Forward Montana Foundation’s Annual Williams’ Effect event in Helena on Sept. 15, for creating positive change in their communities. Each honoree will also receive a stipend to further their activism work.

Area honorees include: Allison Johnson, Grace Price, Liz Darnell, Nathalie Wagler and Sydney Ausen, all of Billings, and Terry Bradley, of Huntley.

For more information, including a full list of honorees, go to


The Billings Gazette is committed to promoting volunteerism as a way to build a caring community for all citizens. This listing includes opportunities registered with the United Way Volunteer Center.

Dress for Success Billings

Call Briana at 256-7304.

Personal Shopper – Help women in our program feel confident as you help them dress for an interview or new job!

Yellowstone Art Museum

Call Rick at 256-6804, ext. 222.

Volunteer at our Sept. 16 Bridal Fair! Call or go to

For information about other opportunities or how to have your volunteer opportunities listed in this column, call 406-272-8511, or go to

Most Wanted:

Name: Robert Takes Enemy

Sex: Male

Race: Native American

Age: 35

Height: 6’0”

Weight: 200

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Brown

Identifiers: N/A

Takes Enemy is wanted by the United States Marshals Service’s Montana Violent Offender Task Force based federal supervised release violation warrant originally charged with aggravated assault with a weapon.

If you have information regarding Takes Enemy, contact the United States Marshals Service at (406) 247-7030 or local law enforcement.

6:37 p.m. Wednesday (City) — 2713 Fourth Ave. S. Structure fire.

7:10 p.m. Wednesday (City) — 2290 King Ave. W. Alarm.

12:22 a.m. Thursday (City) — 119 N. 33rd St. Alarm.

2:37 a.m. Thursday (City) — 4 Lewis Ave. Carbon monoxide.

7:41 a.m. Thursday (City) — 51 Rhea Lane. Structure fire.

5:36 p.m. Tuesday (City) — 2980 Palm Drive. Alarm.

4:37 a.m. Wednesday (City) — Overlook Drive and Highway 3. Grass fire.

5:53 a.m. Wednesday (City) — North Frontage Road and Johnson Lane. Utilities.

9:10 a.m. Wednesday (City) — 623 Lake Elmo Drive. Utilities.

9:27 a.m. Wednesday (City) — Rim Point Place and Rim Point Drive. Utilities.

3:23 p.m. Wednesday (City) — 521 Sherwood Ave. Structure fire.

3:24 p.m Wednesday (Lockwood) — 521 Sherwood Ave. Structure fire.

4:48 p.m. Wednesday (City) — 3306 Rimrock Road. Hazardous materials.

4:53 p.m. Wednesday (City) — Highway 312 East and North Seventh Road. Grass fire.