Yellowstone County

Safe Kids Yellowstone Sunday
The 12th annual Safe Kids Yellowstone County event was presented on Sunday at the Rimrock Mall parking lot, including how to properly install child safety seats. The Safe Kids Coalition reminds parents it’s best to keep children facing backward...
Thursday Fire Contained
Yellowstone County landowner Steve Selmer’s actions early Thursday helped firefighters contain a grass fire south of Shorey Road off Highway 3. Selmer jumped in a tractor with a disc and was able to cut a fire line to knock the blaze down, according to Yellowstone County DES coordina…
Yellowstone Ballots Due Tonight
Ballots cast in school issues are due at the Yellowstone County Elections Office by 8 p.m. tonight. Voters in School District 2 have no elections, but in Lockwood, voters are considering a $49.9 million bond that would expand Lockwood to a Kindergarten through grade 12 school district...
Body Found in Yellowstone River
Q2 reports that Yellowstone County law enforcement responded to Two Moon Park after several reports of a body seen floating in the Yellowstone River on Sunday afternoon.
Sgt. Ryan Taylor confirmed that the body was discovered at around 3 p...
County Seeks to Dismiss Tavern Owner’s Suit
The Billings Gazette reports that the Yellowstone City-County Health Department is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit from tavern owners over controversial new smoking restrictions.
The Yellowstone County Tavern Association sued the health board on Feb...
Tavern Group Sues City and County
Q2 reports on an almost-predictable reaction to Billings new smoking rule, as the Yellowstone County Tavern Association has filed a lawsuit claiming the measure– prohibiting people from smoking within 20 feet of public entryways– was passed in a “anti-democratic and soft totalitar…
Smoking Prohibition
A new rule prohibiting smoking within 20 feet of public entryways, windows or ventilation systems will take effect in Yellowstone County on March 1. Q2 reports that Rule 7 was voted in by the RiverStone Board of Health in December. The rule will also ban the use of e-cigarettes and other vaping devi…

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