Outstanding Montana Bakery Nominated For a James Beard Award
A popular bakery in Montana has been nominated for a 2023 James Beard Award. The James Beard Foundation is an organization that celebrates and supports the people behind America’s food culture while pushing for new standards in the restaurant industry to create a future where all have the opportunity to thrive.
Former Billings highway paving contractor sentenced for attempted scam
Nathan Nephi Zito, 44 of Billings, pleaded guilty in October 2022 to one felony count of attempted monopolization in violation of the Sherman Act.
The biggest snowfall ever recorded in Yellowstone County, MT history
Stacker looked at the biggest 1-day snowfall in Yellowstone County, Montana using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Q2 Billings Area Weather: More snow coming
Snow moves back into the forecast by this evening with a couple of inches possible by Friday morning.
Native Plant Society announces Billings area Chapter
The Montana Native Plant Society (MNPS) is proud to announce the restoration of the Montana Native Plant Society Artemisia Chapter. The chapter folded some years ago and attempts to revive it have finally succeeded. An introductory meeting was held on March 10 with 13 interested people attending. Then an organizational meeting was held on March 23. The 21 people attending the organizational meeting elected officers, chose the old name of Artemisia (the scientific name for the sagebrush genus) and adopted the seven-county area surrounding Yellowstone County as their chapter area including: Stillwater, Carbon, Big Horn, Rosebud, Treasure, Musselshell, and Golden Valley counties.
Swinging for the fences: Billings West determined to get back to AA championship
Much of the firepower the Golden Bears showcased last spring will be back on the softball diamond this year. Six starters return to the field, and that prolific offense should once again be a staple for the program. Swinging for the fences: Billings West determined to get back to AA...
What’s Replacing This Old Car Wash on Rehberg Lane in Billings?
On our NewsTalk Station's Facebook page, after writing about the two new businesses coming to Grand and 16th soon, commenter John Gies asked us what is coming to Rehberg Lane & Grand Avenue to replace the old Car Wash. We were happy to find out, and unfortunately, it isn't anything special.
Billings Chamber Business Spotlight – CW Designs
“Your landscaping or gardening project is always in good hands with CW Designs. Our services include everything from initial consultation to final installation of your project. We focus our process on your personal wishes and needs. We will work with you to provide the best results for your landscaping project.” – from the CW Designs Landscape Renovation Specialist website.
New law could increase taxes on marijuana sales in Montana
BILLINGS, Mont. -- In the state legislature cannabis is once again taking center stage. This year, a proposed bill is seeking to undo almost all of the policy changes that were voted into effect by Montanans. It has been an interesting journey when it comes to the legalization of marijuana...
Q2 Billings Area Weather: Snow through Friday, Spring weather on Saturday
Snow returns to the forecast today with a couple of inches possible by tomorrow morning. It may be warm enough in some areas to get a little bit of rain, too.
Billings seeks input for transportation plan
Billings area residents have an opportunity to help prioritize future transportation needs. Lisa Olmsted is Public Involvement Manager for the Billings Urban Area Long-Range Transportation Plan. She says public input is important because it drives the future of all types of transportation in the city. “Think things like roads, sidewalks,...
'They eat half as much and they're just fun to be around:' Huntley woman sees increasing demand for mini cows
HUNTLEY, Mont. - A Huntley woman is seeing an increasing demand for her mini cows. Kylie Walker grew up participating in ranching and rodeo. A few years ago, she decided to think smaller:. "About three, three and a half years ago, I was talking with my best friend. We were...
What TWO Businesses Are Replacing Pizza Hut on Grand & 16th?!
In driving across town the other day, I got stopped at the light on 16th and Grand... and it gave me time to check out the two buildings that are replacing Pizza Hut. It's been a few months since it was torn down, yet it has been mostly radio silence. However, after reaching out to Victoria Hill with the City of Billings... we have a bit more insight thanks to her detective work.
A devil of a Bear: Transfer Camden Susott left no doubt she could play at the Class AA level
BILLINGS — Camden Susott is a pitcher besides being a prodigious power hitter, so she feels a bit of sisterhood with whomever is standing in the circle against her team on game days. Especially during those games last year when she and her Billings West teammates pounded home run...
Billings PD 2022 Annual Report shows increase in robberies, homicides
BILLINGS, Mont. - The Billings Police Department’s 2022 Annual Report shows an increase in robberies and criminal homicides in the Magic City. In 2022, Billings Detectives investigated 17 homicides, compared to the 9 in 2021. In the last 10 years however, detectives investigated the most homicides in 2020, with 22 reported that year.
An Open Letter: Billings Needed to Hear This Message
I’ve officially lived in Billings for 6 months and I have to do my quarterly gratitude post plus some insight into a radio DJ's life. Dear Billings Residents and listeners of the Morning Mix 97.1,. Without your kindness, I don't know what I'd do. Moving life to a new...
Suspect killed during weekend stand-off identified
UPDATE MARCH 27TH 4 PM: Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder has identified the Sheriff's Deputy involved the officer-involved shooting on Saturday. Linder says Christopher Etter, a five-year veteran of the Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office, fired his weapon during the stand-off on 6th Avenue North. Linder says Deputy Etter worked with...
Docuseries on Missing and Murdered Indigenous People crisis to show at Babcock
Western Native Voice and Northern Plains Resource Council will co-host the Billings premiere of "Murder in Big Horn," a new docuseries from Showtime about the Missing and Murdered Indigenous People crisis, on April 15 at the Babcock Theatre in Billings. The screening will begin at 1 p.m. and will show...
Almost 600 Crimes In Billings Over 7 Days? Magic City Gone Wild.
With all the reports we've been writing about in the month of March, including ones where we had to reach out and inquire about them as nothing had been released, I started looking around to find more information about the crime happening across Billings. What I discovered is simply shocking, and should have you concerned.
Billings business owner falls victim to new Facebook hack
Courtney Kirkwood has owned Blush Boutique in Billings for more than 15 years. She has worked tirelessly to grow her social media following--but was recently the victim of a global scam.
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