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Judge-Elect Harada Victory Confirmed by Recount
Thursday’s recount in the nonpartisan race for Yellowstone County District Court Judge, Department 8, has confirmed the victory of Judge-elect Ashley Harada, who beat former county prosecutor Juli Pierce by an original margin of 119 votes and added a half dozen votes to her tally aft…
Roberts Retires from Rescue Mission
Perry Roberts has retired as executive director of the Montana Rescue Mission in Billings. Roberts told Q2 that, during the past decade, the mission has gone from helping fewer than 1,000 people a year to around 2,000 annually for the past several years...
Children's Author Book Tour Stops In Billings
Barnes & Noble in Billings will host children's author and artist Jan Brett tonight at 5pm. Her "rock-star" bus is visiting 23 cities this year as Brett returns to one of "her most beloved characters," Hedgie the hedgehog, in THE SNOWY NAP.
Recount Update: HD 51 and Yellowstone County Judge Race
Republican Frank Fleming (R-Billings) held on to survive a recount, and remained as the victor on the House District 51 race for the Montana legislature. So what about the other recount requested in Yellowstone county: the judicial race between Ashley Harada and Juli Pierce. That recount is expected…
Audio: AG Fox in DC During Bush Funeral
Montana's Attorney General Tim Fox is in Washington, DC as our nation honors the late President George H.W. Bush. While in DC, the AG by chance ran into former VP Dan Quayle. Listen to the audio as AG Fox describes their conversation.
Wolf Fanatics Want to Ban Hunting "Near" Yellowstone
The wolf fanatics are now in all-out mourning over the loss of a predatory wolf (no word on whether they feel the same intense, emotional response when wolves kill other wildlife or livestock). In fact, they're calling for an all out ban on hunting near Yellowstone National Park (I guess it&apo…
Profiles in Humility: Joe Biden in Missoula...
Former Vice President Joe Biden is photo'ed above campaigning for Claire McCaskill in Missouri. He also campaigned for Heidi Heitkamp in North Dakota.
While he was unable to help either of those incumbent senators survive their re-election battles, Joe Biden told a relatively small crowd in…
Montana Remembers Bush 41
The late former President George H.W. Bush made four trips to Montana, campaigning and celebrating Big Sky Country. The first visit was to Billings, while Bush was serving as vice president to Ronald Reagan in 1988, endorsing fellow Republican Conrad Burns for U...
USPS Suspends Service Wednesday
The US Postal Service announced it will “suspend regular mail deliveries, retail services and administrative office activity” on Wednesday for the national day of mourning honoring the late former president, and the White House declared Wednesday a national day of mournin…
Drunk Driver Knocks Out Power Pole
MTN News reports a man, who police suspect was driving drunk, knocked down a power poll on First Avenue South in Billings Monday night, causing a partial road closure at around 8:30 p.m. from South 31st Street to South 30th Street. According to Billings police, the man was driving a truck and was tr…
Embezzler Pleads Guilty
A West Yellowstone woman admitted Monday to embezzling more than a half million dollars from her employer over a seven-year period. 54-year-old Ann Hermanson pleaded guilty to wire fraud during a hearing in Missoula. Hermanson worked for 15 years as a para-professional in a West Yellowstone accounti…

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