WORDEN — Huntley Project Elementary music teacher Darci Davison has been named statewide Teacher of the Year in Montana by the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
The post commander is John Carney and Corry Mordeaux is the Adj/Quartermaster.
VFW Post 7407 nominated Davison for her efforts to continue and further the Post’s recognition of those who have served in all branches of the military.
Under Davison’s direction, Huntley Project fifth and sixth graders march in a Veterans Day parade and present a read more
Originally published the 12/8/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News. WORDEN — The long and winding road to a countywide ambulance service just took a detour. Instead of voting on a proposal by Belgrade-based Beartooth EMS Rescue to take over … read more
Originally published in the 12/1/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News. LOCKWOOD — The Montana Healthcare Foundation has awarded Lockwood School District and St. Vincent Healthcare a $75,000 grant to develop a primary care clinic for the community of Lockwood. … read more
BILLINGS– Billings voters selected Bill Cole as their next mayor on Tuesday, as the former Chamber of Commerce board president easily defeated former state Rep. Jeff Essmann in the municipal general election. In unofficial results reported Tuesday shortly after the … read more
HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock has convened a special session of the Montana Legislature to address a $227 million shortfall in the state budget. Bullock announced on Monday that the special session will begin at noon Tuesday, Nov. 14 at … read more
Published early due to continued crime in the local area. This story also published fully in the Yellowstone County News 10-27-17 print edition. SHEPHERD — Two men are in jail after they allegedly broke into a Huntley area home, crashed … read more
Pre-released online due to time constraints WORDEN — Huntley Project basketball coach Kurt Kautz will be remembered at a celebration of his life on Friday at the high school where he returned a decade after his graduation to help build … read more
Originally published in the print edition of Yellowstone County News. HUNTLEY PROJECT — People whose businesses and homes have been broken into during a recent wave of burglaries are frustrated, anxious and angry about the thefts. No one had been … read more
Originally published in the Yellowstone County News 9/22/17 print edition. HUNTLEY — It has a new name and a new home, but a Huntley group’s mission has not changed: Help local veterans, 100 percent. In its fourth year, the Citizens … read more
Originally published in the Yellowstone County News 9/22/17 print edition. Assault * James Joey Hill, 31, Busby, was arrested Sept. 16 on a warrant from Park County alleging felony assault with a weapon, partner or family member assault, third or … read more
Published in the 9/22/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News. WORDEN — A Worden man has been sentenced to 20 years incarceration with 15 years suspended for sexual assault involving a minor victim. District Judge Mary Jane Knisely sentenced Dallas … read more
Originally published in the Yellowstone County News 8/25/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News. SHEPHERD — Former state legislator Wesley Prouse has been released from jail after pledging to produce court-ordered financial documents in the illegal campaign funding case against him. … read more
Originally published in the 8/25/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News POMPEYS PILLAR — Monday’s solar eclipse wowed people who gazed up at the sky, but on the ground at Pompeys Pillar, ham radio operators from the Yellowstone Radio Club … read more
by Judy Killen-Originally published in the print edition of Yellowstone County News. HUNTLEY — With the “Operation Round Up” program launching this month, YVEC general manager Brandon Wittman would like to remind co-op customers that the program is totally voluntary. … read more
Originally published in the 8/11/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News. WORDEN — Huntley Project High School volleyball coach Iona Stookey officially joined the Montana Coaches Association Hall of Fame last week. Her induction with the Class of 2017 was … read more
Originally published in the 8/4/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News. BILLINGS — Officials from Yellowstone County and the City of Billings on Monday broke ground for a new 911 dispatch center in downtown Billings. The formal groundbreaking marked the … read more
Original published in the 8/4/17 print edition of YCN. WORDEN — A man whose body was pulled from the Yellowstone River near Worden on Monday has been identified as read more
SHEPHERD — A culvert that failed led to a sinkhole 20 feet deep that closed Pinto Drive for several days. Tim Miller, director of the Yellowstone County Department of Public Works, said water flowing though the failed culvert eroded the roadside … read more
YELLOWSTONE COUNTY — Yellowstone County voters turned out to support Greg Gianforte Thursday in his Republican bid for Montana’s only seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Gianforte won 29,745 votes in Yellowstone County, or 55.84 percent of the county’s … read more
Originally published in the 5/19/17 issue of YCN. HUNTLEY — Yellowstone County officials have settled a lawsuit that stemmed from the January 2015 shooting death of Loren Simpson by two sheriff’s deputies. The settlement calls for the county to pay … read more