Billings

Lockwood, School District 2 wrangle over upcoming high school legislation

Originally published in the print edition of Yellowstone County News on 10/14/16 – by Evelyn Pyburn LOCKWOOD — The trustees from Lockwood School Billings School District 2 held a joint meeting Monday evening at Lockwood Middle School, to determine whether … read more

Donald Trump campaign releases date and time to visit Billings, MT

Presidential Candidate Donald Trump campaign has released the date and time for his visit to Billings, MT on Thursday May 26, 2016.  The campaign website released the information that the event will be held at the Rimrock Auto Arena.  For … read more

County Commissioner Bill Kennedy to step down to run MSUB Foundation

In a press conference today at Montana State University in Billings,  Yellowstone County Commissioner Bill Kennedy was named as the new President and CEO of the MSUB Foundation.  Kennedy will step down and retire from the Yellowstone County Commissioners position … read more

Proposed Lockwood roundabouts rile business owners

by Evelyn Pyburn-Originally published in the Yellowstone County News.  LOCKWOOD — Proposed designs for roundabouts at the Johnson Lane Interchange and how they could impact Lockwood’s truck traffic was the primary topic of discussion at the Lockwood Business Group (LBG) meeting … read more

Interstate temporarily shuts down due to wreck

Interstate 90/94 was shut down for about 30 minutes at the Yellowstone River bridge connecting Billings to Lockwood Wednesday due to a 3 vehicle wreck that occurred on the Yellowstone River bridge. Danny Kramer (41) of Billings, was in his 1968 F-100 pickup truck traveling … read more

Former Yellowstone County Museum director admits to stealing at least $30,000 from museum

Billings – The former director of the Yellowstone County Museum has pleaded guilty to felony theft in Yellowstone County District Court. Charles “Chas” Weldon was the  museum’s director from 2008 to 2013. In a plea agreement negotiated between prosecutors and … read more

Black Bear Skull Officially State Record!

Ballantine, MT – Adam Vogel of Ballantine had his black bear skull officially measured by a Boone and Crockett representative and confirmed that the black bear that was shot and killed two months ago is officially the state record by … read more

Representative McNiven to Step Down from Legislative Duties

State Representative Jonathan McNiven released the following info regarding his decision to step down from the upcoming 2015 Legislative Session.  He will finish out the rest of his current term which ends Jan. 5th, 2015.  Here is what he posted … read more

Yellowstone County News changes hands

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 … read more