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YMCA Humanitarian Award
Congratulations to Mike and Cara Schaer, recipients of the YMCA’s 2018 Philip N. Fortin Humanitarian Award. The presentation took place at a celebration on December 4th, during the Y’s annual Heritage Club Dinner at the Northern Hotel...
Homeless Persons’ Memorial Dec. 21
RiverStone Health invites you to their 25th annual candlelight vigil to remember homeless individuals who have died. The Homeless Persons’ Memorial event takes place on the first day of winter, next Friday, December 21st.. People are asked to bring a donation of cold-weather gear to …
MSC Overrules Fox
The Montana Supreme Court has overruled an opinion by Attorney General Tim Fox over the Bullock administration’s approval of conservation easements. Q2 reports the Fish, Wildlife and Parks Department negotiated the proposed easement, but the land board voted three-to-two delay the ac…
Senate Passes $860B Farm Bill
Montana’s congressional delegation, and the state’s farmers and ranchers, are celebrating after the U.S. Senate gave approval to an $860 billion Farm Bill Tuesday. Versions of the bill have been under debate for weeks, but senators passed the current package on an 87-…
Grizzly Bear Management
Montana Fish and Wildlife Commissioners adopted a strategy for future management of grizzly bears within the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem at their Monday meeting. The proposed management plan would ostensibly guide Montana’s management of grizzly bears, should they become de…
Pursuit and Crash in Billings Heights
Following a law enforcement pursuit, a vehicle crash was reported by a Yellowstone County Sheriff’s deputy in Billings heights early Sunday morning. The pursuit reportedly started in Lockwood at around 1:40 a.m., when a the driver failed to yield...
Toys for Tots Drive
Toys for Tots made one last collection of gifts this weekend in Billings at MetraPark. The final toy drive used to be a 24-hour all night event, but has been shortened to just 12 hours. U.S. Marines and the Marine Corps League manned the trailer from 8 a...
County Zoning Commission Considers Project Today
The Yellowstone County Zoning Commission will meet today as part of the special review process for a new gravel pit project proposed in West Billings. Q2 reports FirstMark Materials has plans to operate the project on the land on Wise Lane and Story Road, near Oscar’s Park...
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...

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