Author Archives: Judy Killen

Davison named as VFW Teacher of the Year

Darci Davison

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

Worden Ambulance service still looking for good solution

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

New Lockwood primary care clinic announced and soon

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

Two suspects arrested, stolen car totaled, case linked to other local thefts & robberies

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

Solar eclipse wows Pompeys Pillar crowd

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

YVEC’s new ‘Operation Round Up’ is “opt-out rather than opt-in”

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

Work begins on new 911 dispatch center in Billings

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

Greg Gianforte elected to House of Representatives

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