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Superintendent Sandbox-Novasio

by Lockwood School District Superintendent Tobin Novasio. Later this month Lockwood residents will receive mail ballots for the high school expansion vote.  I wanted to take this opportunity to educate our voters regarding what this vote is for. Just the…

Taxpayers save $1.7 million in county jail bond sale

Originally published in the 9/29/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News. BILLINGS — Good news for county taxpayers! The bond sale to finance the addition to the Yellowstone County Detention Facility (YCDF) was much better for county taxpayers than even…

Rally in the rain: High school boosters make progress

Originally published in the 9/22/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News. LOCKWOOD — Despite the continuation of a drizzling rain, a number of parents and students turned out Saturday for the Kickoff Rally for the Lockwood High School election campaign…

Yellowstone County Commissioners approve $94 Million Budget

Originally published in the 9/8/17 print edition.  This is an early release of the story. BILLINGS — Pointing out that Yellowstone County’s 2017-18 budget is only “sustainable” if the proposed Safety Mill Levy passes, County Commissioner Denis Pitman refused to…

City, county may split ways on zoning regulations

Originally published in the 8/25/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News. BILLINGS — Yellowstone County Commissioners approved a proposed separation of the zoning regulations that govern the City of Billings and Yellowstone County. Called the Unified Zoning Regulations, the City-County…