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One Big Sky Takes Another Turn
Q2 reports the ongoing saga of the One Big Sky Center project has taken another turn. What was once a plan for a $165 million dollar center with a tower has been toned down.
The project, now called One Big Sky District Development, drew some excitement at the First Interstate Bank Operations Center m…
Billings, Are You in Control?
Welcome to National "I Am In Control" Day!
This day was founded on March 30, 1981 when a gunman attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan. He had one bullet lodged in his lung when Secretary of State Alexander Haig made a statement...
Self-Defense in 2015 Shooting Death
The Gazette reports that prosecutors have declined to press charges in the shooting death of a Billings man in 2015, saying a jury would likely find the suspect’s self-defense claim credible. The decision not to file charges was outlined in a letter from Senior Deputy County Attorney Julie Patten an…
Home Stabbing Tuesday
Two men were hospitalized on Tuesday morning after an as-yet unidentified assailant climbed through the back window of their home and stabbed both of them. The suspect, a 19-year-old man who is known to the victims, remains at large, according to Billings Police Sgt...
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...

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