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33 Pounds Down Thanks to Billings Last Diet!
Alright, its getting towards the end of March. How did that whole New Year's resolution thing work out for you? Did you lose all the weight you wanted to? If not, I know exactly who you need to call.
MSU Billings opens outdoor track and field season Saturday
BILLINGS – Montana State University Billings track and field teams open their outdoor season Saturday at the Yellow Jacket Spring Open hosted by Black Hills State University in Spearfish.
Transgender Employee Said She was Fired From Montana Restaurant After Being Told She Could Not Wear Makeup
An employee at a restaurant in Montana claims she was fired because she is transgender, right after her manager threatened her employment if she did not remove her makeup. Skyler Jordan told KXLF that she fired on Sunday from Sparky’s Garage in Butte, Montana, because she is transgender. Jordan told
US Judge blocks oil, gas drilling over climate worries
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A judge has blocked oil and gas drilling on almost 500 square miles (1,295 sq. kilometers) in Wyoming and says the government must consider the cumulative climate change impact of leasing public lands across the U.S. for oil and gas exploration.
WY Billings MT Zone Forecast
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Billings schools won't make up snow day
Billings Public Schools won't use its snow day built into the school calendar, instead opting to wipe the Feb. 27 weather-related closure off the books. Trustees adopted a declaration of unforeseen emergency at their Monday board meeting, using a state law that allows them to avoid having to make up
Senator Daines to tour the future Billings Family Service facility today
Senator Steve Daines will be in Billings today. He is coming to tour Billings Family Service's future headquarters. The tour will be at two. Senator Daines will begin his visit by touring the current Family Service facility. Next, he will tour the future facility.
Man pleads guilty in fatal single-car rollover
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A Montana man has admitted to charges in the death of one of his passengers after he drove drunk and caused a single-car rollover. The Billings Gazette reports 32-year-old Andrew Preston Martell, of Wolf Point, pleaded guilty Monday to involuntary manslaughter in U.S. District
Testimony on abortion bill creates safety concern
Some legislators are raising concerns about their safety and the security of reproductive health care workers after public testimony in the state Capitol earlier this week on a bill related to abortion drew comments about shooting an abortion provider.
Billings group turns plastic bags into sleeping mats for the homeless
Sleeping Mats with a Purpose is a volunteer program that creates mats for people to sleep on who would otherwise be sleeping on the ground. It takes about 700 plastic bags and 40-50 hours to make one 3 x 6 foot sleeping mat.
Montana Western basketball returns home from first NAIA title win
BOZEMAN, Mont. — The Montana Western Bulldogs won the program's first national title with a 75-59 victory over Oklahoma City College Tuesday night. Inside the Rimrock Auto Arena in Billings, the Lady Bulldogs put the Oklahoma City Stars to shame, having both offensive and defensive control going int
Social Security Income Tax Cut Passes Both Montana House And Senate
A tax cut on social security income passed by both the state House and Senate is moving forward. The House Appropriations Committee voted Thursday to include the tax cut in the state budget.
Family of man shot, killed by Billings officer reaches settlement with city of Billings
A settlement was reached in the case against the City of Billings and Officer Grant Morrison of the Billings Police Department. Earlier this year, Richard Ramirez's family sued the City of Billings civilly years after Richard was shot and killed by Morrison during a traffic stop. In the dash cam vid
Photo: Moonset over Billings
The moon sets over Billings on the spring equinox Wednesday morning in this view from Four Dances Recreation Area. The last supermoon of 2019 will rise this evening. Ask Jeff the Nature Guy: What is the hardest animal to care for?
Yellowstone County residents urged to buy flood insurance
Yellowstone County Public Works urges Yellowstone County residents to consider buying flood insurance by high-water season. Flood insurance policies do not take effect until 30 days after purchase, making early planning essential to cover costly flood damage. The average high water date is June 15.
"Box" style retailers are closing, so what comes next?
Shopko recently announced it will be going out of business and closing its stores within the next three months. We wanted to know with national trends showing more and more large retailers closing, what is Billings doing to recruit new business to the Magic City.
Williston unlicensed daycare provider arrested in Montana for child abuse
WILLISTON, N.D. - Williston Police say a woman accused of severely injuring a 2-month-old baby in her care in November has been arrested in Montana. Police say on Nov. 6, 2018 the parents of the baby dropped her off at the home of 23-year-old Corey Gardner, who was providing unlicensed daycare servi
Best of Preps — Winter 2019
In one offseason, the 6-foot-3 post went from one of the few underclassmen on a senior-laden team to one of the centerpieces, both on and off the floor, for a rebuilding Wolfpack squad this year. Drew, still just a junior, averaged 10.2 points, 6.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game, leading Glacier
Interior boss order aims to protect US public land access
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Acting U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt is ordering federal land managers to give more consideration to public access concerns when selling or trading public land.
Conference in Billings to focus on helping military vets, families with struggles
Military veterans and their family members face many challenges after a soldier returns to civilian life. Recovering from physical and emotional injuries can make life difficult or even unbearable. Montana has the highest veteran suicide rate in the United States, at 49 deaths per 100,000 people in