Events

Symphony Moves to Amend Park
Billings’ 46th annual Symphony in the Park event will change locations from Pioneer to Amend Park this year. The location change for the June 24 event came after city officials said the ground at Pioneer Park is too soggy. Michelle Dawson, marketing manager for the Billings Symphony, said the park i…
Cyclist Struck by Car
A woman suffered minor injuries after getting hit by a car while riding her bicycle in Billings Wednesday night. It happened on at the corner of Avenue C and Ninth Street West after 7 p.m. AMR took the as-yet unidentified 22-year old woman to hospital as a precaution, according to Billings Police Sg…
Roofers Head to Roundup
The Billings Gazette reports that Roundup residents are seeing more signs bearing the names of roofing contractors these days, following a May 31 hailstorm that battered the town’s roofs, windshields, windows, cars and anything else left exposed...
50,000 Montanans Still Buying Obamacare
MTN reports, for the 50,000 Montanans still buying health insurance in the federal “marketplace” known as Obamacare, rates for 2019 policies may be going up just slightly or not at all. Federal subsidies likely will continue to offset costs for the majority of Montanans b…
Rims Closed for Fourth of July
Q2 reports Billings Fire Chief Bill Rash says the department plans to close public areas along the Rims again this year for the Fourth of July. After years of closing the Rims for the holiday, the Billings Fire Department opened the Rims last year again, just as an experiment...
Banker to Head MSUB Business School
The Gazette reports Montana State University Billings will tap former First Interstate CEO Ed Garding as interim head of its College of Business. He’s scheduled to take the new position on July 2nd. According to MSUB, Garding was president and CEO of First Interstate BancSystem for t…
Avista Sale Approved
Public utility regulators Tuesday voted to approve the proposed sale of Avista Corporation to a Canadian power company – including a $4.5 million payment to the city of Colstrip. The Montana Public Service Commission voted 4-1 to endorse the sale, which also needs the approval of utility commi…

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