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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...
Rallies, Protests Across the U.S. Saturday
Q2 reports that the Billings “March for Our Lives” rally drew an estimated four to five hundred people on Saturday at 10 a.m., signs in hand, to voice their frustration with current gun laws and school safety measures, in front of the Yellowstone County Courthouse, comple…
MSU-B Coal Board Grant Restored
The Montana Coal Board voted 6-1 on Thursday at its monthly meeting to restore a half-million-dollar grant to the Montana State University-Billings Science Building. In February, the MSU-B Foundation was told by the Coal Board’s legal counsel that they made an error with the proposed…
China Cracks Down on Recycling
As President Trump talks tough about tariffs against China, a January decision by the Chinese government is causing Billings recycling companies to send many types of plastics and paper to landfills.
Recyclables are one of America’s top exports, accounting for thousands of pounds of s…
Student March Saturday
Q2 reports that students will rally in Billings this Saturday in response to the 17 victims killed in Parkland, Florida on Valentine’s Day, as part of the “March for Our Lives” movement. It is expected that more than 800 similar events will take place nati…
MSUB Science Expo Saturday
The Gazette reports that students, families, and STEM– Science, Technology, Engineering and Math– supporters are invited to the 30th annual Science Expo at the Montana State University Billings campus this Saturday, March 24th, from 10 a...
ATM Thief Stole More than One
The man accused of stealing an ATM from the La Quinta Inn and Suites last year also stole an ATM from a different Billings hotel about a month earlier. Police say Anthony Felton recently confessed that someone helped him open and dispose of another ATM he stole on Halloween from the Red Lion Hotel i…
Billings Teachers Unarmed
Q2 reports that it’s unlikely Billings Public School will arm teachers amid a national discussion to protect students, but instead will continue adding student resource officers to patrol schools.
SD2 Superintendent Terry Bouck told the Board of Trustees that a company would help trai…

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