• New McDonald’s at Central and 24th

    New McDonald’s at Central and 24th   Gone is the McDonald’s at the 2333 Central Avenue in Billings and soon to arise from a new foundation will be a new McDonald’s store, rumored to be the largest in Montana. Read More
  • Lil Market Opens Downtown

      Lil Market has opened in downtown Billings at 207 N. Broadway. The business of Larry Mathew, the store will provide the essentials of a grocery store that is lacking in the center of the city. Mathew is also owner of Mr. Thrifty. Read More
  • Whalen Tire Expands Lockwood Store

    Whalen Tire Expands Lockwood Store   Whalen Tire is expanding and building a new store in Lockwood, having closed their downtown location. Whalen Tire actually opened at the Lockwood location six years ago. During the past six years they have been doing business out of two locations – at 2539 Old Hardin Road and at the Read More
  • Six Radio Stations Sell

    Six Radio Stations Sell The Federal Communications Commission granted formal approval July 15 for the transfer of six radio station licenses from Connoisseur Media to Desert Mountain Broadcasting of Billings. Desert Mountain Broadcasting is owned by Billings native Cameron C. Maxwell and was founded in July of 2018.  Radio stations involved in the sale Read More
  • Price of Gas and Oil May Drop

      The price of oil is a double edged sword for Montana. When the price is high the industry does well and so does Montana in terms of jobs and state tax revenue, but when it drops while the industry struggles, consumers benefit with a lower cost of living and Read More
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  • State Shirks on Jail Rates

    Sheriff Mike Linder is sending a letter to the state Department of Corrections (DOC) to inform them that the actual cost to Yellowstone County to house a prisoner is $77.22 a day – not the $69.31 that the Montana State Legislature set as a cap of what the state will pay. Read More
  • State Fund Recognizes MBIA Safety Record

    Montana State Fund (MSF), Montana’s largest workers’ compensation insurance company, presented a check worth nearly $540,000 to the Montana Building Industry Association (MBIA). The check is in recognition of MBIA’s GRIP program (Group Retention Insurance Program) and their superior efforts to improve workplace safety. Approximately 250 of MBIA’s 1500 members Read More
  • PSC Takes Action on Stillwater Project

    The 80 MW Grizzly Wind and Black Bear Wind projects proposed for Stillwater County is now able to proceed, with the Public Service Commission having taken final action, to establish contract rates and terms between the developers and NorthWestern Energy. Read More
  • Pendley to Temporarily Oversee Management of BLM Lands

    Pendley to Temporarily Oversee Management of BLM Lands William Perry Pendley, an attorney noted for his strong advocacy of private property rights, was appointed acting chief of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in a move by the Trump administration that drew the ire of environmental groups. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt temporarily re-delegated Pendley to serve as acting Read More
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  • Dig It!

    Dig It! Offering up lots of fun and knowledge, the first annual Yellowstone Dig it Days will be held in Billings on Saturday, August 17, at the Johnson Lane Interchange, 10 am to 4 pm. Kids can explore, inspect, take pictures and learn about all kinds of heavy equipment – and even operate Read More
  • Bypass Starts Soon

    Bypass Starts Soon The plan is officially underway to link Lockwood and the Heights via the Billings Bypass. This new road system will not only make traveling between the two areas of Billings much faster; it will also make it easier on truckers as they will no longer have to drive down Main Read More
  • Dig It for Yellowstone Dig It Days!

    Yellowstone Dig It Days Billings, MT --  Offering up lots of fun and knowledge, the first annual Yellowstone Dig it Days will be held in Billings on Saturday, August 17, at the Johnson Lane Interchange, 10 am to 4 pm. Kids can explore, inspect, take pictures and learn about all kinds of heavy equipment – and Read More
  • Non-Profit -- APC-- Launches Pilot Program for Veterans in Billings

    Non-Profit -- APC-- Launches Pilot Program for Veterans in Billings   “Move your body, heal your mind.” That is the mantra of Karen Pearson and Mitch Crouse of Billings who have launched a new non-profit aimed at helping veterans, in a very real and personal way – any veterans who are having trouble readjusting to civilian life. Read More
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  • Social Entreprenuers

    Social Entreprenuers

    By Evelyn Pyburn

    Have you noticed how as soon as the true meaning catches up with some terms or words, the wording gets changed? There are dozens of words that were perfectly good terms at one point in time, and not only do they get changed but sometimes it becomes anathema to continue to use the old term.

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  • Op-Ed: Control the Language and Control History

    “The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism. But, under the name of ‘liberalism,’ they will adopt every fragment of the socialist program.”

    – Socialist Norman Thomas, 1928

    During a decade of political chaos that brought us the works of Simone de Beauvoir, Jean-Paul Sartre, Aldous Huxley and Vladimir Lenin, George Orwell reacted to this mobocracy introducing the world to his dystopian Big Brother. His book “1984” was an attempt to dissuade existentialism in a world reinventing itself after two great wars.

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Alter Ego will be the headline entertainment at the Billings Clinic Foundation’s Street Party on...
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Montana State University has been awarded a federal grant to create a public-private partnership...
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Pho 888 Vietnamese restaurant has opened in Kalispell. Owners are Thomas and Shannon Trinh. Pho...
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Visit Billings assisted the Departments of Commerce and Agriculture as they promoted Montana-grown...
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Billings Clinic’s Simulation and Experiential Learning Lab (SELL) has earned full five-year...
Monday, August 05, 2019
Wise Wonders’ Children’s Museum Executive Director, Kelli Toohill, announced that she is stepping...
Monday, August 05, 2019
Alter Ego will be the headline entertainment at the Billings Clinic Foundation’s Street Party on...
Monday, August 05, 2019
Montana’s residential property values increased an average of 12.5 percent over the past year,...
Monday, August 05, 2019
Because of the critical shortage of outbound crude oil pipelines in Canada, Enbridge Inc. is...