Originally published in the 9/15/17 print edition of YCN.
LOCKWOOD — An open house to update the community on the progress of the Billings Bypass will be held on Thursday, Sept. 28, 6-7:30 pm at the Eileen Johnson Middle School Commons at Lockwood School.
The Montana Department of Transportation is inviting the public to attend to learn about the “Arterial Roadway Connecting Lockwood and Billings Heights,” that has been many years in development.
Since the meeting date is the same as the monthly meeting of the Lockwood Planning Steering Committee, that meeting will be canceled so everyone can attend the open house.
The DOT will also host an open house on read more
Originally published in the 9/15/17 print edition of the Yellowstone County News. BILLINGS — Mayoral candidates Bill Cole and Jeff Essmann will advance to the general election after receiving the most votes in Tuesday’s primary. Cole received 7,826 votes, or … read more
Originally published in the 9/8/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News. BILLINGS — Pointing out that Yellowstone County’s 2017-18 budget is only “sustainable” if the proposed Safety Mill Levy passes, County Commissioner Denis Pitman refused to second a motion to … read more
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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
Originally published in the 8/25/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News. WORDEN — Huntley Project High School’s Homecoming has been postponed until the week of Oct. 2-7. HP Superintendent Mark Wandle said the original schedule changed because Poplar was unable … 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
Just published in the 8/18/17 special print section of the Yellowstone County News, Here is what was published for the Mayor and City Council publication this week. The 2017 primary election for the City of Billings is now upon us. … read more
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Originally published in the 8/4/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News. BILLINGS — In a unanimous vote, Yellowstone County Commissioners approved a resolution calling for an increase in the Public Safety Mill Levy of 8 mills to be put before … read more
BILLINGS — County officials are mulling over whether they want to change the publication designated as the official publisher of legal notices for Yellowstone County. It’s been about three years since County Commissioners designated the Billings Gazette as their publisher … read more
Originally published in the 7/28/17 print edition. BILLINGS — Billings Logan International Airport will receive $1.573 million in federal funds to expand the terminal building. The Billings financial award is part of nearly $5 million to upgrade airports in Kalispell, Billings, … read more
Originally published in the 7/28/17 print edition. CUSTER — Custer Public Schools is preparing to build a new gym after voters approved a $3 million bond in May. “It will be very functional for a school this size,” said Superintendent … read more
Originally published in 7/21/17 print edition. ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY — Sen. Conrad Burns was buried in a small family ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday. The Montana Republican was a longtime Billings resident and former Yellowstone County Commissioner. He … read more
Originally published in the 7/14/17 print edition. BILLINGS — Yellowstone County Commissioners approved a resolution on Tuesday that sets a public hearing to be held Aug. 1, regarding a request of voters, on Nov. 7, to increase the Safety Mill … read more
An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 rattled residents of Western Montana Thursday morning about 12:30 AM with after shocks persisting afterwards being felt many hundreds of miles away. As many residents were sleeping, the earthquake startled enough residents to … read more
Originally published in the 6/30/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News. BILLINGS — Yellowstone County District Judge Russ Fagg, who recently announced his retirement from the bench, has formed an exploratory committee to consider a Senate race in 2018. Fagg … read more
Printed in 6/30/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News. LOCKWOOD — Lockwood residents who are part of the Phase 2 sewer district will have two years in which to take advantage of system development fees (SDF) at their current rate, … read more
This story will be printed in the 7/7/17 print edition as the meeting completed after going to press last night. An organizational meeting was held by the Lockwood Community Education Committee, last Wednesday evening, at the Lockwood School Administration Building. … read more
Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder released the following press release this morning in regards to the shots fired and vehicle pursuit that occurred last night about midnight. In his statement, Linder released the following info. read more