Suspect shot by law enforcement in Billings
Billings Police Lt. Matt Lennick said the incident involved state and federal probation and parole officers.
Lodge Grass Indians Rally to Defeat Plenty Coups Warriors
Pryor, Montana (Sept. 18) – The 2023 Mountain Crow Bowl rematch between Lodge Grass and the Plenty Coups Warriors would be played in Pryor and under 6-man football rules and would feature a surging Warriors team, fresh off a 38-0 season opening drubbing of Hays-Lodgepole on the road and a Lodge Grass squad very fresh off a hard fought 36-26 loss at Broadus on Sept. 15 and looking for their first win of the season.
Official: Yellowstone River fish consumption advisory extends indefinitely
Fish, Wildlife & Parks advised people earlier this week to not eat any fish caught on the more than 40-mile stretch of river.
Laurel Police report for September
The following represent a portion of the calls responded to by officers from the Laurel Police Department in the month of September. Unless otherwise indicated, all cases are considered under investigation. Anyone with information about these or other crimes is encouraged to call the LPD at 628-8737. September 6.
'Amazing event': Saturday Live 2023 carnival moves to Billings Skyview
As much as the carnival at Pioneer Park is an enjoyable experience, McCandless said the location change is in the school fundraisers' best interest.
Q2 Billings Area Weather: Rain becomes more widespread through Saturday morning
The cool temperatures showed up Thursday, but the rain stayed mainly to the West. That looks to change for Friday and Saturday.
Great Falls High pulls away from Billings Senior, improves to 3-2
BILLINGS — The Great Falls High Bison won an Eastern AA road game at Billings Senior on Thursday, 27-7, to improve their record to 3-2. The offenses failed to muster much in the first half, as a 32-yard field goal by Caleb Litzinger midway through the first quarter gave Great Falls High a 3-0 lead that would hold until late in the half. With just 59 seconds remaining before the teams hit the locker rooms, Izayah Brown plowed in from 1-yard out to give the Bison a 10-0 lead.
Cool, wet weather is expected across Montana through the end of the week
A weather system lumbering into the Northern Rockies is expected to bring wet and substantially cooler conditions with it that will likely last through the end of the workweek. Temperatures may not climb out of the 50s until after Friday. The Billings area won’t be quite so cool, highs will...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Billings, MT
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Billings.
Lady Renegades split contests in VB action
The Reed Point/Rapelje volleyball team picked up their first conference win of the season with a three-set victory over the Plenty Coups Lady Warriors on Thursday, Sept. 14 (25-5, 25-15, 25-17). RPR started the match off fast and strong taking Plenty Coups down quickly in the first set and allowing only single digit points for their opponent. Although the second and third sets were a little closer, it was a resounding win for the Renegades.
Fatal Crash Overnight At 6th St W & Central Ave in Billings
This just in from the Billings Police Department Social Media:. This morning around 3:12 AM, BPD Officers were dispatched to a report of a vehicle crash involving a male sitting on the road. Officers began rendering air until AMR and Billings Fire Department arrived. Rescue efforts were unsuccessful, and the...
Scoreboard: Registration open for Shape Up Montana 'Jump Start'
BILLINGS — Registration for the Shape Up Montana “Jump Start” program is underway. Those who participate can "jump start" their health during the month of November before the holiday season. Shape Up Montana is a team-based healthy lifestyle program of the Big Sky State Games that helps...
Hello Montana – Socktoberfest 2023
United Way of Yellowstone County is putting on Socktoberfest this October. They are looking for new socks in their original packaging. From Oct 1st-31st they are taking donations at their headquarters at 2173 Overland Ave.
Central volleyball gets road sweep at Laurel
LAUREL--It's a tight race in Class A volleyball so far this season, and the Rams were looking to make a statement after a few early-season losses. The Locomotives looked to bounce back after suffering their first loss of the season last week. Both sides of fans were loud, and the...
Billings Army combat veteran launches book about life as female soldier in Iraq
A Billings combat veteran is unveiling a female soldier’s truth in a new tell-all book called ‘Shattered Reflections.’
Billings Senior High School arson suspect arrested
UPDATE, SEPT. 20 at 7:02 a.m. Police located and arrested a suspect in the arson case that happened Sunday at Senior High School in Billings, the Billings Police Department said on Facebook. Calder Stradman, 33, is jailed at Yellowstone County Detention Facility on the charges of felony criminal mischief, theft,...
Laurelaires take flight
Laurel High School’s a capella choir, Laurelaires, carried out a tradition in early September that has been going on for 66 years. Many voices tried out to be a part of this tradition, only eight females and eight males were selected to be a part of the Laurelaires. Their conductor, Rhonda Burghardt said, “ The auditions start at 7:20 in the morning, and I teach them one of our caroling songs.” There were two practices, and the third was the actual audition. The voices accepted into the Laurelaires are based on the seven previous returning voices to ensure the group is whole and balanced.
Laurel Outlook staff works with LHS journalism students
Laurel High School journalism students have been working with members of the Laurel Outlook staff to create a student newspaper each month. Full Throttle, the student paper, will be printed each month in the Laurel Outlook. It is sponsored by NorthWestern Energy. Outlook editor Jaci Webb is joined by staff reporters, Joe Kusek and Torrey Anderson, in helping the students craft stories about their school and classmates.
St. Vincent President Jen Alderfer leaving job for new position
Lifepoint Health® has named Jennifer Alderfer, MBA, MHA, FACHE, its Western Division president, effective October 30. She will be stepping down as the Montana/Wyoming market and president of St. Vincent Healthcare. She joined Intermountain from SCL Health, where she led service line growth efforts, community partnerships and served as President of St. Vincent Healthcare.
Billings will plant trees with help from $1 million urban forestry grant
Nearly 400 cities nationwide have received Urban & Community Forestry Grants, with Billings set to receive a $1 million dollars.