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Clark Fork Flooding
Hydrologists say the Clark Fork is on track for record flooding. According to the National Weather Service, the latest projection is for it to reach the 13-and-a-half foot range in Missoula, and some of the high country weather stations show 60-to-70 inches of water has yet to melt out...
BPD Chief Addresses Misdeeds
The Gazette reports that Police Chief Rich St. John told the Billings City Council Monday that the “misdeeds of a few officers should not be a broad-brushed opinion of how the Police Department operates.” St. John was referring to the controversy over revelations that three officers were punished …
UFO Talk Thursday
Helena author Joan Bird wants to believe. She spoke to a crowd of about 45 people Wednesday at the Western Heritage Center about her book, “Montana UFOs and Extraterrestrials.” The zoologist and biologist with a doctorate degree is scheduled to speak again at noon Thursda…
MSC Rules Billings Cop Can Be Sued
Q2 reports the Montana Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that a Billings police officer who injured a bystander– tackled while he was pursuing a suspect in 2012– is not protected from civil litigation.
Robert Bassett originally filed the lawsuit in Yellowstone County District Court against Officer Paul …
Woman Walks Away from Passages
The Gazette reports yet another woman– serving out a sentence for a Custer County burglary– walked away from the Billings prerelease center Wednesday night, according to Alternatives Incorporated and the Montana Department of Corrections...
Stealing Your Credit Card Info
It's no surprise that we live in a world that has sticky fingers written all over it. You have to watch everything you do because in a split second your credit card info can be taken.
Lockwood Voters Approve High School Bond
Q2 reports that taxpayers in Lockwood approved a bond issue for a high school to be built, supporting the $49.9 million project on Tuesday with almost 64 percent of the vote. Superintedndent Tobin Novasio said they want taxpayers to be confident in their investment...
Tour de Fleur
Billings TrailNet held its 3rd Annual Tour de Fleur, a bike ride that celebrates women, spring and the joy of cycling. Kristi Drake, Billings TrailNet executive director said Song Dog Serenade added to the festivities, as about 250 cyclists went on either the five mile or one and a half mile rides o…
Yellowstone Ballots Due Tonight
Ballots cast in school issues are due at the Yellowstone County Elections Office by 8 p.m. tonight. Voters in School District 2 have no elections, but in Lockwood, voters are considering a $49.9 million bond that would expand Lockwood to a Kindergarten through grade 12 school district...
Crow Agency Woman Identified
Q2 reports that the woman who was killed in a vehicle crash near Crow Agency on Saturday has been identified as 33-year-old Felicia Dawes. The Crow Agency woman died in a vehicle accident that left two other women injured.
The Montana Highway Patrol was on scene, however they were unable to determine…
Flooding at Courthouse
Two floors of the Yellowstone County Courthouse suffered flood damage when a faucet was left running over the weekend. It happened in Judge Rod Souza’s fifth floor chambers. By Monday, there was an inch of standing water in his chambers and courtroom...
Law Enforcement Memorial
On Tuesday, Gallatin County law enforcement will honor the memory of Deputy Mason Moore and Trooper David Delaittre as part of the Montana Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony. There will be a procession through the memorial sites that will then move through Three Forks...

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