Jeff Howell

Here Comes the Moon
The last time a total solar eclipse was visible from the U.S. was about 40 years ago, on February 26, 1979. And it's been nearly a century since a total solar eclipse was visible coast to coast.  I was a senior in high school here in Billings...
World of Outlaws Return
The World of Outlaws returns to BMP on August 26th.  They haven't raced in Montana since 2008.  900-horsepower, winged sprint cars on the BMP 3/8 mile track!  I make it to the track every time they race.  Before they get here on the 26th I'm going to interview Kraig Kin…
Quality of Life Run
The Quality of Life run is Saturday morning so watch for runners.  There will be two traffic closures between 5am-10am.  One will be the ramp exiting North 27th on Rimrock Road and a small portion of North 32nd Street, between 6th and 7th Avenue North...
Bike Night and Backpacks
Just getting the word out early so you can do some shopping this weekend.  Bike night next Wednesday (August 16th) is at the Reno Club with the band Detective with special guest John Blair. BUT it is also Blessings for Backpacks.  Here is where you come in...
Stupid Button
You are looking west on 1st Avenue North at North 27th.  This has become my new place to hang out during some down time at work.  This vantage point gives you a great view of the impatience and stupidity of drivers.  If you haven't noticed, we have new traffic lights going in, wh…
Rocky Roundtable
Congratulations are in order for my friend Rocky Erickson.  He has been named the new president of the Midland Rountable.  The Midland Roundtable was started in 1947.  It was formed by a group of people who were highly involved and interested in promoting sports and athletics in the B…
Montana Fair
Montana Fair returns to Billings August 11-19.  It's interesting how the fair means different things to people at different stages in their lives.  As kid it's all about the rides and food.  When your 6 years of age there are certain rides you won't go on...
Magic City Blues
Magic City Blues festival is Tonight and Saturday in downtown Billings.  It marks the 16th year of a variety of music.  I've got the schedule below for you.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 4
AN 18+ SHOW (bring your i.d.) | Gates open at 5pm
Stillwater Stage
05:30pm Gladys Friday
07:30pm Charlie Parr
09:30pm Victor Wainwri…
Let It Ride
"Tina Gray was a wife & mother of 5 beautiful children. She was tragically killed on July 18th, 2011 while riding her bike. She was training for her first triathalon later that summer. Proceeds from the TINA GRAY MEMORIAL WEEKEND will go towards the Columbus Area Trails Fund which w…

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