Author: Elisa Schlosser

Strike Averted by Union, County Agreement

by Evelyn Pyburn A contract ratification vote by county employees as members of the Montana Federation of Public Employees will be held this week following a settlement of contract negotiations that has been on-going with their employer, Yellowstone County, for…

Lockwood Fire Continues to Set New Records

by Evelyn Pyburn Although the rate of calls slowed somewhat in December, the Lockwood Fire Department still ended the year with a record number of calls. The year of 2022 ended with a total of 943 calls compared to last…

C-Pace Still Lingers as Possibility for County

by Evelyn Pyburn A decision about adopting an “economic development” tool, called the C-Pace program, has been postponed by Yellowstone County Commissioners until their legal advisors can look at what can be changed by law to minimize the cost and…

Pit Maneuver End High Speed Chase Near Lockwood

by Michael J. Marino A hit-and-run crash in Billings led officers on a high-speed chase along Interstate 90, in which a “pit maneuver” brought the incident to a halt just outside Lockwood on Monday, Nov. 28. Captain Kyle Hayter, with…

Main Street Improvement Project Completed

Staff Report Montana Department of Transportation (MT-DOT) announced on Wednesday, Nov. 16, crews have completed the Main Street Improvement Project in Billings. The project’s purpose was to rehabilitate and “extend the service life of approximately three miles of Main Street…