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NRCS offers wildfire recovery assistance to Montana farmers and ranchers

Originally published in the 8/4/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News.

BOZEMAN — The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is offering technical and financial assistance to agricultural landowners impacted by 2017 wildfires across Montana.

NRCS is accepting applications for its Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) to assist with livestock grazing deferment, damaged read more

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Garth Brooks adds fifth Billings concert, ticket go on sale today

BILLINGS — Garth Brooks will perform five concerts at MetraPark next month after selling almost 40,000 tickets in half an hour. Brooks originally announced one show, for Saturday, June 10. When tickets sales began, four concerts were on sale. A … read more

Republican lawmakers deliver on Republican values, Op Ed


Originally published in the print 5/5/17 edition of Yellowstone County News.  By: Senate and House Majority Leadership (Senate: President Scott Sales, Majority Leader Fred Thomas, Pro Tem Bob Keenan; House: Speaker Austin Knudsen, Majority Leader Ron Ehli, Pro Tem Greg … read more

Second rally for local DJ draws both supporters and opponents

BILLINGS — Two groups of demonstrators supporting and opposing local DJ Paul Mushaben met Saturday in front of the downtown building that houses radio station KCTR. Radio station officials suspended Mushaben indefinitely last month after he posted what some call … read more

Governor Bullock Appoints Mike Cooney as Lieutenant Governor

Helena, Mont.— Today Governor Steve Bullock appointed former Montana Secretary of State as Montana’s Lieutenant Governor. “Mike has spent the last four decades serving the people of Montana as both a legislator and as a longtime Secretary of State,” Bullock said.  … read more

Jami Forseth of Huntley crowned new Miss Montana Teen USA

MISSOULA — Meet the new Miss Montana Teen USA for 2015-2016. She’s Jami Forseth of Huntley, who started her freshman year at the University of Montana-Missoula just days before being crowned Miss Montana Teen USA. “It’s crazy,” Jami said on … read more