Huntley, MT – Jonathan and Tana McNiven of rural Huntley have purchased the weekly Yellowstone County Newspaper from Pete and Rebecca Robison of Huntley effective October 1st. The McNivens plan to keep the paper in the same location and format for the time being. Jonathan, a 1997 graduate of Huntley Project High School, is a current sitting Legislator for the Montana House of Representatives in House District 44. Tana previously worked in a bank for a number of years before staying at home to raise their 5 children. Jonathan and Tana say that the newspaper is a good fit for their online community websites and the print edition will reciprocate the direction they are going.
About Yellowstone County News:
The Yellowstone County News has been serving Yellowstone County since 1976. We are a weekly paper published every Thursday. Our mission is to accurately cover the news which influences the lives of the people in Yellowstone County. The communities in our coverage area include Lockwood, Shepherd, Huntley, Worden, Ballantine, Custer, Pompeys Pillar and Billings. We place special interest on covering the four school districts in this area and also Yellowstone County’s official business. Our coverage area is mostly in Yellowstone County. Our readers use Billings as their main trade area. Publishers Tana and Jonathan McNiven purchased the Yellowstone County News in October of 2014 and plan to carry on the great success the weekly newspaper had with the previous owners. Former publishers Rebecca and Pete Robison ran the Yellowstone County News from 1994 – 2014! Because of this, the circulation continues to grow. We celebrate over 4000 readers who enjoy our news covering Yellowstone County government and four local school and fire districts: Lockwood, Huntley Project, Shepherd and Custer!