Billings News

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...
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…
Rain, Finally!
It was bound to happen.  We finally got some rain last night.  About 1/2 inch as the storm rolled through Billings in about an hour.  About 1,600 people were without power and winds gusted to 55 miles per hour.  I was lying bed enjoying the lighting storm out the window when my p…
Busy Weekend
Need something to do this weekend? Well,
2017 Clark Days at Pompeys Pillar Friday and Saturday
The 64th Annual Mexican Fiesta, Saturday at South Park
99th Annual Great American Championship Pro Motorcycle Hill Climb Friday and Saturday
Hot Air Balloons and activities Saturday at Pierce RV
Monster Trucks …
Lodgepole Complex Fire Update
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As of Sunday night the BLM Type 2 incident Management Team in charge of the Lodgepole Complex Fire said the fire has now reached 226,000 acres in size with 0% containment. 12 homes are know to have been destroyed plus fencing and haystacks...
Fire Evacuation
The hot dry weather continues and as of this Friday afternoon, residents near Roundup have been advised to evacuate due to a fire estimated to be 1,200 acres and growing. According to the DES several agencies have responded to the fire.  The North Delphia fire is making it's way to Highway…
Lockwood Wins!
Congratulations going out to the Lockwood Senior Little League All-Stars for winning the state title last night.  The final was 15-0 over the Heights/Burlington/Huntley All-Stars.  Lockwood now heads to Sacramento, CA for the Western Regional Tournament...
Tom Brady Hanging Out At Big Sky Over The Weekend
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A post shared by Tom Brady (@tombrady) on Jul 4, 2017 at 2:04pm PDT
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady celebrated Independence Day on a golf course in Big Sky!  Brady posted a Boomerang of himself standing on the golf course with the American Fla…
Pylon City
I read in the local paper today that the Billings water lines are replaced on average every 100 years!  I had to read that line at least 3 times.  Let me get this straight.  We have water lines that were installed in 1917 still in place...
Fire Watch
We must be getting close to the 4th of July.   Here it is, the first day of summer and we have already had our first grass fire.  Tuesday, witnesses saw a car driving on it's rim on I-90, which of course sparked the fire in the Lockwood area...
Volcano! Is it Possible?
There was an earthquake Thursday in Yellowstone Park mesuring 4.5. That in itself is not unusual.  Yellowstone is located in a seismic active zone.  But, it always gets the curious mind going about the possible "Big One".  Researchers with The United States Geologica…

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