Rate Payers Suing Billings Over Fees
Q2 reports that six residents are suing to stop the city of Billings from imposing franchise fees on water, sewer and garbage services that are directed to the city’s general fund. The six rate payers are plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed in Yellowstone County District Court, alleging th…
Big Brother Is Watching And Listening In Billings Elevators
I work downtown in the Crowne Plaza and, like most employees, I must park in the city parking garage on First Avenue. There have definitely been occasions (at least three) when I have encountered some weirdness in the garage's elevator.
I have seen a presumably homeless man sleeping, a young dru…
What’s the Most Miserable City in America?
In a new study of the 100 largest cities in the US, economists from MetroMoniter used factors such as employment, business growth and changes in housing prices to rank the most miserable places to live.
Who won the dubious first place prize? Here’s hoping you put your money on Las Veg…
I Got An Idea, Let’s Call It Harry Baals!
During the ‘30s and ‘40s, Harry Baals was a popular four-term mayor of Fort Wayne, IN. So popular, in fact, he currently leads an online vote for what famous Fort Wayne resident the city should name their new government center after.