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Townsend Plane Crash Leaves Two Injured
The Gazette reports two men were seriously injured in a plane crash discovered by personnel from NorthWestern Energy near Townsend on Wednesday evening. Broadwater County Sheriff Wynn Meehan said the Cessna 180 crashed about 2 miles southwest of tiny Townsend between the Missouri River and U...
Harada Sworn In
Q2 reports Ashley Harada, one of two recently added District Court judges in Yellowstone County, was sworn in Wednesday afternoon. Former U.S. District Judge Richard Cebull administered the oath of office to Judge Harada, saying “She’s going to be a great judge,” Harada worked with Cebull for nine years, adding “She’s going to exhibit integrity, honesty and fairness,” Harada thanked her family and
Billings Rep. Wants to Protect DNA
Q2 reports Billings Republican State Representative Daniel Zolnikov wants Montanans to be able to determine whether their DNA is shared with advertisers.
3-Year-Old Boy Still Missing Late Tuesday
According to the latest information, the search continues for a 3-year-old boy who fell into the Musselshell River Monday morning.
Sheriff’s Office Audit
The Cascade County Sheriff’s Office is reportedly under investigation after the county auditor noticed some accounting “irregularities.” KFBB/KHBB News Director Megan Lewis reports the County Auditor told the Board of County Commissioners about recent purchases made by the sheriff’s office and the board then consulted the County Attorney’s office...
Hippy Hippy Shake Montana
Democratic State Representative Jacob Bachmeier of Havre would like to see the 2019 session of the Montana State Legislature declare the “Hippy Hippy Shake” Montana’s official rock and roll song. The iconic tune was written in 1959 by Billings’ own Chan Romero when he was a 17-year-old student at Billings Senior High School...
Crow Say Grant Money Used on Tribal Elections
The United States Department of Interior’s Inspector General, published a report December 11, 2018, that the Bureau of Indian Affairs requested an audit of the Crow Tribe’s methamphetamine initiative program. Crow Tribe officials were unable to account for a $150,000 grant given in 2015 toward the program...
Missoula Named 2nd Most Fit City in U.S.
Put down that glazed donut, Billings; Missoula has earned the distinction of being one of the most fit communities in the country. According to five key metrics from the U.S. Census Bureau, the Garden City ranks high on the percentage of residents who bike or walk to work, the number of fitness professionals per capita, the number of gyms and fitness establishments and the best average hourly wage
Christmas Tree Pickup
With Christmas trees coming down, Q2 reports the city of Billings and local nonprofit Bright ‘n’ Beautiful are once again conducting their annual recycling program. They’ll handle disposing of the tree, as long as you remove all ornaments, tinsel and other decorations...
South Side Vandalism
Billings Police report car windows have been shot out in a Billings South Side neighborhood, with residents angry and concerned at the recent rash of vandalism. Kelsey Spieler told Q2 she woke Sunday morning to find her boyfriend’s truck’s vandalized, saying the windows were shattered...