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Bozeman play to explore cancer survivors' experiencesBozeman play to explore cancer survivors' experiences Updated: Wednesday, March 21 2018 7:46 PM EDT2018-03-21 23:46:25 GMT Montana actors are starting a creative conversation about cancer. "Thousand Winds: Survival Stories" premieres Friday at Ver

KULR8 - 2018-03-22 02:10:00

Billings man pleads guilty of attempted deliberate homicide

The man accused of shooting a woman this summer, and leading Billings Police officers on a chase has pleaded guilty Tuesday. In June, Billings Police responded to a shooting on Fourth Avenue North. Upon arrival, law enforcement found a woman who had a gunshot wound to the head. Steven Kueffler is ch

KULR8 - 2018-03-21 01:44:00

Most veterans who die by suicide aren't connected to services. These Billings leaders are aiming to change that.

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. Buy Now After participating in a pilot training program designed to prevent suicide among veterans and their families, Claire Oakley and Mike Yakawich are ready to take on what has been labeled "a public health crisis." The three were joined by others fr

BILLINGS GAZETTE - 2018-03-22 11:30:00

Affordable Starter Homes in the Billings Area

Looking for a good deal? Check out these affordable, inexpensive homes to buy in the Billings Area. Charming bungalow on an oversized .34 acre lot with a stream. Loft is third bedroom. Newly painted interior, carpets cleaned on 3/12/18, new roof (2013), newer kitchen with breakfast bar, desk, refrig

BILLINGS GAZETTE - 2018-03-22 05:00:04

Director of Athletics and Activities of Billings School District 2 gains news title

Billings School District 2 is enhancing student, staff, and faculty security measures. Mark Wahl is the athletics director for school district 2, and recently added a new title. That of director of emergency preparedness for the district. "Our kids are the most important thing we deal with and that

KULR8 - 2018-03-22 07:58:00

Here are the top 6 candidates for Billings' superintendent of public schools

The national search for the next Billings Public School superintendent will truly have a national candidate field. Of the 22 applicants for the job, only one candidate hails from Montana and only one is from Wyoming. None applied from within School District 2. Trustees have emphasized that they want

BILLINGS GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 23:00:00

Billings West High principal takes job overseeing principals across the school district

West High principal Dave Cobb will move to an administrative position at the Lincoln Center next school year, meaning that Billings will need to hire a new high school principal for the second time in three years. Cobb had led West since 2008. His new position, executive director of K-12 education,

BILLINGS GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 20:45:00

Here's how Billings might pay for and build new athletic facilities

Minutes after a consultant made the case Monday for adding sports facilities in Yellowstone County, the South Billings Urban Renewal Association gave the Billings City Council an idea for how that work could get done. The SBURA has made adding sports facilities, such as a competitive swimming pool,


Missing person alert issued for Billings girl

A Missing Endangered Person Advisory was issued for 11-year-old Susan Martinez on Monday. State law enforcement authorities are asking Yellowstone County residents to be on the lookout for Susan Martinez, an 11-year-old from Billings. The alert, issued by the Montana Department of Justice, stated t


Woman testifies man raped her at his home when she was 14 after she asked to use his bathroom

A woman who says she was raped in 2012 when she was 14 years old took the witness stand Wednesday in the trial of the Billings suspect. The trial before Yellowstone County District Judge Rod Souza also heard testimony from a computer forensics expert and the Billings Police detective who investigate

BILLINGS GAZETTE - 2018-03-22 01:00:00

Prominent death penalty opponent to Billings crowd: 'Forgiveness is a way of saving your own life'

Sister Helen Prejean had no idea she would spend much of her life speaking out against the death penalty. Prejean (pronounced "pray-jahn") is known best by her journey with convicted Louisiana murderer Elmo Patrick Sonnier, which she detailed in the book "Dead Man Walking." The book was published in

BILLINGS GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 11:00:00

Red Lodge skiing - KULR8.com | News, Weather & Sports in Billings, Montana

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KULR8 - 2018-03-21 16:54:06

Wednesday forecast: Mostly sunny and warm in Billings

Fair skies and warm weather is expected to continue Wednesday in Billings. Temperatures are forecast to reach the low 50s at the airport, according to the National Weather Service. Clouds will likely move in overnight and temperatures will drop to around 30 degrees. Thursday and Friday are expected

BILLINGS GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 13:03:00

APNewsBreak: Montana says miner violated "bad actor" law

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - An Idaho company could be forced to pay the state of Montana more than $30 million in cleanup costs at three polluted mine sites before it can pursue two new projects proposed beneath a wilderness area, environmental regulators said Tuesday. Hecla Mining Inc. and its president

HURON DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 18:38:56

Public invited to region's largest science fair at Montana State University Billings

Students, families and STEM supporters are invited the 30th Science Expo at the Alterowitz Gymnasium on the Montana State University Billings campus on Saturday, March 24. From 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., the public can view science fair projects submitted by students in first through 12th grade from a 24

BILLINGS GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 13:00:00

Billings arborist earns statewide award

Billings city arborist Steve Riley has been named Montana's Outstanding Urban Forestry Leader for 2017. According to a news release, Riley was honored last week by the Montana Urban and Community Forestry Association after leading Billings through its first complete pruning cycle of more than 9,000

BILLINGS GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 11:30:00

Icy roads, dense fog possible from Billings to Glendive

Dense fog and slick, frozen roads are possible for a large portion of Montana extending north, east and south of Billings Friday night. Fog could begin to develop within the next few hours, NWS Billings meteorologist Shawn Palmquist said around 9 p.m. Visibility in foggy areas could drop to a quart


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Toys R Us to close all U.S. stores - including in Billings - eliminating 30K jobs and leaving a black hole for toy makers

A crowd waits outside Toys R Us in Billings for an early Black Friday opening in November 2012. FILE- In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, a woman walks in a parking lot of a Toys R Us store in Wayne, N.J. Toys R Us CEO David Brandon told employees Wednesday, March 14, 2018, that the company's plan is


Rapes, attempted suicides and property crimes all up in 2017 in Billings, report shows

Billings police saw another year of steady increases in local crime in 2017, with an uptick in rapes, drugs and repeat petty thefts among the standout trends. Property crime, violent crime and dispatch calls were all up last year from 2016, Billings Police Chief Rich St. John said at a press confere