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Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Office moves this week

Originally published in the 8/25/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News.

BILLINGS — The Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Office will be in a new home at the end of this week.

Sheriff Mike Linder said in a press release that remodeling projects are nearly complete at the former Payne West Insurance building at 2323 2nd Ave North.

At the end of this week, the office will move there from its current location at 2550 3rd Ave N.

Linder said business operations for the sheriff’s office will move on Thursday, Aug. 24 and Friday, Aug. 25.

“While there will still be some work to do on the exterior, including signage,” Linder said in the release, “office space and security features have been completed.”  read more

Massive canal search continues for missing girl

by Judy Killen-Originally published in the 7-15-16 Print edition of Yellowstone County News.   HUNTLEY — More than 100 trained responders turned out Wednesday in Huntley for an organized search of an 11-mile section of the irrigation canal from Huntley … read more

Jury: Deputies not criminally liable in Simpson’s death

by Judy Killen-originally published in the weekly Yellowstone County News BILLINGS — Loren Simpson was driving a stolen SUV, had a near-lethal blood level of methamphetamines and a bottle of whiskey in his coat sleeve when he was shot and … read more

Coroner’s inquest in Simpson case set for Feb. 2

BILLINGS — A coroner’s inquest into the shooting death of Loren Benjamin Simpson has been scheduled for Feb. 2. Two Yellowstone County sheriff’s deputies shot and killed Simpson, a 28-year-old Lockwood man, as he drove a stolen SUV toward them … read more