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Indian Relay Leaves Billings
The Horse Nations Indian Relay Council has announced that Billings is no longer the site of the Indian relay circuit championship. The Council ran the event last year under a one-year contract with MetraPark, but decided that it’s moving the show to Washington. In ...
Female Remains Identified
Q2 reports a body was found in a drainage area near Bowman Drive on Saturday afternoon in Billings. The 60-year-old female’s identity has not been released, and no foul play is suspected.
Billings Man Pleads in Meth Bust
The Gazette reports that a Billings man has pleaded guilty to a methamphetamine distribution charge after he was caught with more than six pounds of meth in March. 50-year-old Gregory Kilwein pleaded guilty on Friday in U.S. District Court to one count of possession with intent to distribute more th…
Sex Abuse Trial
The Gazette reports that a Billings residential treatment center for troubled youth failed to keep a 10-year-old boy safe from sexual abuse by other residents, even after facility staff assured his mother it wouldn’t happen. A civil negligence trial got underway Thursday in the 13th …
Crash Injury
One woman was injured Thursday night after a car accident in the parking lot of the Casey’s Corner convenience store in Billings’ West End. The woman was conscious and moving around before she got into an ambulance.
VP Pence Coming to Billings July 24
Q2 reports that Vice President Mike Pence is coming to Billings July 24th to campaign for GOP Senate candidate Matt Rosendale. Pence last came to Billings in May of 2017 to support Republican Greg Gianforte’s congressional campaign. A Rosendale campaign spokesperson confirmed the visit Thursday, sta…
Deadly Holiday on Roadways
The Billings Gazette reports that Fourth of July week has earned a reputation as the deadliest for drivers on Montana roads. However, even by that standard, last week was extraordinary. Fourteen people have reportedly been killed so far this month, including six people on July 4th and 5th, according…
Denver Woman Sentenced
39-year-old Red Fawn Fallis, accused of shooting at officers during protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline was sentenced Wednesday to four years and nine months in federal prison. Fallis reportedly fired a handgun three times while resisting arrest on Oct...
Senate Rebukes Trump Trade Tariffs
The U.S. Senate delivered a bipartisan rebuke of President Donald Trump’s trade policies Wednesday by an 88-11 vote in support of congressional authority over decisions to impose tariffs for national security reasons. GOP Sens. Bob Corker of Tennessee and Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania led efforts to in…
Billings Methane Fire
Billings fire crews extinguished a fire in a large methane holding tank early Tuesday morning. Q2 reports crews were called to the city’s wastewater treatment plant off Highway 87 at about 1:30 a.m. Portions of Main Street and Bench Boulevard were closed while authorities assessed th…

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