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Billings Super Finalists Selected
The Gazette reports that School District 2 Trustees picked their top three candidates for Billings Public Schools superintendent on Tuesday night. Greg Upham, who is Helena’s assistant superintendent, education consultant Rebecca Salato and Ross Kasun, a superintendent of schools in …
WaPo Names Bullock as Presidential Contender
Following his reelection in 2016 over now-Congressman Greg Gianforte– in a year which saw Donald Trump winning over Montana voters by a wide margin over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton– Gov. Steve Bullock is being discussed as a possible candidate for President in 2020...
Zinke Reportedly Won’t Focus on Diversity
CNN is reporting employees at the Interior Department claim that former Montana Congressman and current Secretary Ryan Zinke said repeatedly that he won’t focus on diversity, an apparent talking point that has upset many people within the agency...
Community
Billings and its surrounding communities have shown such amazing support for Singh Contracting that it became apparent and important early on for Singh Contracting to build community giving into its business model.
It’s so fun to be a part of youth activities and see the excitement an…
Billings Woman Embezzles Nearly $400K
Q2 reports that a woman admitted Monday she stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from her Billings employer. Jennifer Thaw pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to four counts of wire fraud. There is no plea agreement in the case.
Thaw was the comptroller and office manager for J & S Recove…
Man Died of Natural Causes
A man found unresponsive last week outside a downtown business Billings died of natural causes, according to Yellowstone County Coroner Cliff Mahoney. 62-year-old Kenneth Looks Behind Sr. appeared to be dead in his wheelchair when medical responders arrived at Second Avenue North and North Broadway …
Billings Housing Market Up
The Gazette reports Billings is moving into spring with a strong real estate market. Home sales are reportedly up over last year, and inventory is down. Adding to the trend, homes that do go on the market now are selling faster than they were a year ago...

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