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  • Bills would criminalize non-payment rent scofflaws, collect rent judgments for landlords

    Bills would criminalize non-payment rent scofflaws, collect rent judgments for landlords

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 4:29 PM EST2017-03-07 21:29:34 GMT
    Sen. Roger Webb, R-BillingsSen. Roger Webb, R-Billings

    Student groups and an attorney who represents the poor stood up Tuesday to oppose a pair of bills to crack down on tenants who don’t pay their rent – including one to make non-payment of rent a crime. 

    Student groups and an attorney who represents the poor stood up Tuesday to oppose a pair of bills to crack down on tenants who don’t pay their rent – including one to make non-payment of rent a crime. 

  • Photo shoot helps homeless pets

    Photo shoot helps homeless pets

    Sunday, April 23 2017 8:53 PM EDT2017-04-24 00:53:54 GMT
    Rudi Marten shooting pictures at Rimrock Mall on Sunday.Rudi Marten shooting pictures at Rimrock Mall on Sunday.

    Some special pictures will help a photography business and lost and homeless pets. Clark Marten Photography set up at the Rimrock Mall Sunday afternoon. 

    Some special pictures will help a photography business and lost and homeless pets. Clark Marten Photography set up at the Rimrock Mall Sunday afternoon. 

  • Trump Jr. talks about preserving American traditions

    Trump Jr. talks about preserving American traditions

    Sunday, April 23 2017 8:26 PM EDT2017-04-24 00:26:22 GMT
    Donald Trump Jr. at rally for Greg Gianforte on Friday.Donald Trump Jr. at rally for Greg Gianforte on Friday.

    The son of the President campaigned in Montana this weekend. Donald Trump Jr. helped Republican Greg Gianforte in his race against Rob Quist in the special election to  replace Ryan Zinke, now the Interior Secretary.

    The son of the President campaigned in Montana this weekend. Donald Trump Jr. helped Republican Greg Gianforte in his race against Rob Quist in the special election to  replace Ryan Zinke, now the Interior Secretary.

  • Playhouse Parade arrives at Rimrock Mall

    Playhouse Parade arrives at Rimrock Mall

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:12 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:12:36 GMT
    Contractors work on playhouse at Rimrock MallContractors work on playhouse at Rimrock Mall

    The 15th annual Playhouse Parade starts next week and crews brought some of the structures to Rimrock Mall on Saturday.

    The 15th annual Playhouse Parade starts next week and crews brought some of the structures to Rimrock Mall on Saturday.

  • Women learn about salary negotiations

    Women learn about salary negotiations

    Saturday, April 22 2017 8:53 PM EDT2017-04-23 00:53:03 GMT

    According to the American Association of University Women (AAUW), women make about 73 percent of what men are payed in Montana. Negotiating salary is one factor in that difference. 

    According to the American Association of University Women (AAUW), women make about 73 percent of what men are payed in Montana. Negotiating salary is one factor in that difference. 

  • Billings water walk brings fresh water to Africa

    Billings water walk brings fresh water to Africa

    Saturday, April 22 2017 8:33 PM EDT2017-04-23 00:33:26 GMT

    Walk for Water has led to the drilling of wells to help people get clean water in Africa. Several organizations made up the 10th annual walk at Rocky Mountain College on Saturday.

    Walk for Water has led to the drilling of wells to help people get clean water in Africa. Several organizations made up the 10th annual walk at Rocky Mountain College on Saturday.

  • Miles City fire destroys trailer home, kills pets

    Miles City fire destroys trailer home, kills pets

    Saturday, April 22 2017 1:00 PM EDT2017-04-22 17:00:37 GMT
    (File photo)(File photo)
    Emergency crews responded to a structure fire at 2330 Valley Drive East in Miles City at 11:30 p.m. on Friday. A joint response from Miles City Fire and Rescue and the Custer County Fire Department were initially dispatched to someone trapped inside of the burning trailer home. When emergency response arrived, there were no people inside of the trailer, according to Miles City Fire and Rescue. The trailer was home to a mother and her two sons, according to Custer County Fire W...
    Emergency crews responded to a structure fire at 2330 Valley Drive East in Miles City at 11:30 p.m. on Friday. A joint response from Miles City Fire and Rescue and the Custer County Fire Department were initially dispatched to someone trapped inside of the burning trailer home. When emergency response arrived, there were no people inside of the trailer, according to Miles City Fire and Rescue. The trailer was home to a mother and her two sons, according to Custer County Fire W...
  • Trump Jr. helps Gianforte campaign in Montana

    Trump Jr. helps Gianforte campaign in Montana

    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:23 PM EDT2017-04-22 16:23:09 GMT
    Greg Gianforte, Elsie Arntzen, Steve Daines and Donald Trump, Jr.  at campaign fund raiser on Friday night.Greg Gianforte, Elsie Arntzen, Steve Daines and Donald Trump, Jr. at campaign fund raiser on Friday night.

    The Republican candidate for the U.S. House, Greg Gianforte received some campaign help from the President’s family. He and  Donald Trump, Jr. made three appearances in Montana on Friday, with the last stop at the Red Lion Hotel & Convention Center in Billings. 

    The Republican candidate for the U.S. House, Greg Gianforte received some campaign help from the President’s family. He and  Donald Trump, Jr. made three appearances in Montana on Friday, with the last stop at the Red Lion Hotel & Convention Center in Billings. 

  • At Crow hand-game tourney, the spectacle is the thing

    At Crow hand-game tourney, the spectacle is the thing

    Friday, April 21 2017 8:29 PM EDT2017-04-22 00:29:02 GMT
    Scotty Dawes, on the Black Lodge district team, in the white hat, distracts the Big Horn district team during a hand game Wednesday night at Crow Agency. At left is head guesser C.J. Other Medicine. (Credit: Ed Kemmick/Last Best News)Scotty Dawes, on the Black Lodge district team, in the white hat, distracts the Big Horn district team during a hand game Wednesday night at Crow Agency. At left is head guesser C.J. Other Medicine. (Credit: Ed Kemmick/Last Best News)
    I was told by several people that the Crow hand game was difficult to explain, but that once I’d watched a few rounds it would start to make sense. I suppose it did, sort of in the way that the one cricket game I ever watched had begun to make some sense by the time it ended. The big difference is that at a cricket game, cricket is the main attraction said Last Best News. Watching a Crow hand-game tournament Wednesday night at Crow Agency, the mechanics of the game seemed les...
    I was told by several people that the Crow hand game was difficult to explain, but that once I’d watched a few rounds it would start to make sense. I suppose it did, sort of in the way that the one cricket game I ever watched had begun to make some sense by the time it ended. The big difference is that at a cricket game, cricket is the main attraction said Last Best News. Watching a Crow hand-game tournament Wednesday night at Crow Agency, the mechanics of the game seemed les...
  • Billings vehicle fire causes $5000 in damages (Video)

    Billings vehicle fire causes $5000 in damages (Video)

    Friday, April 21 2017 7:27 PM EDT2017-04-21 23:27:57 GMT
    (Footage courtesy of Ron Gilbert)(Footage courtesy of Ron Gilbert)

    The Billings Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire at 4:36 p.m. on Friday, according to a press release. An unoccupied vehicle was engulfed in flames in the front yard of 1345 St. Johns Ave. A video from Ron Gilbert shows the intensity of the fire. The fire caused major damage to the interior of the car and caused an estimated $5,000 in damages. It is unknown if the property was insured. There were no injuries reported.

    The Billings Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire at 4:36 p.m. on Friday, according to a press release. An unoccupied vehicle was engulfed in flames in the front yard of 1345 St. Johns Ave. A video from Ron Gilbert shows the intensity of the fire. The fire caused major damage to the interior of the car and caused an estimated $5,000 in damages. It is unknown if the property was insured. There were no injuries reported.

  • Billings fugitive appears in court on Jefferson County warrants

    Billings fugitive appears in court on Jefferson County warrants

    Friday, April 21 2017 7:14 PM EDT2017-04-21 23:14:03 GMT
    Tyson Heisler was arrested Thursday (MDOC)Tyson Heisler was arrested Thursday (MDOC)

    The fugitive arrested in Billings on Wednesday night appeared in court Thursday to answer warrants out of Jefferson County. 

    The fugitive arrested in Billings on Wednesday night appeared in court Thursday to answer warrants out of Jefferson County. 

  • US Supreme Court will not hear Montana Green Party appeal

    US Supreme Court will not hear Montana Green Party appeal

    Friday, April 21 2017 5:39 PM EDT2017-04-21 21:39:07 GMT
    Missoula's Thomas Breck, a member of the Green Party, (MTN News photo)Missoula's Thomas Breck, a member of the Green Party, (MTN News photo)

    The U.S. Supreme Court has turned down the Montana Green Party's request to get their candidate on the May 25 Congressional Special Election ballot. Thomas Breck from Missoula was one of three men hoping to make the ballot where voters will decide the replacement for former congressman Ryan Zinke.  A federal judge had ruled Breck, along with Independents Doug Campbell and Steve Kelly, had failed to meet Montana requirements to have enough signature...

    The U.S. Supreme Court has turned down the Montana Green Party's request to get their candidate on the May 25 Congressional Special Election ballot. Thomas Breck from Missoula was one of three men hoping to make the ballot where voters will decide the replacement for former congressman Ryan Zinke.  A federal judge had ruled Breck, along with Independents Doug Campbell and Steve Kelly, had failed to meet Montana requirements to have enough signature...

  • BNSF to lay off 55 in Glendive

    BNSF to lay off 55 in Glendive

    Friday, April 21 2017 2:09 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:09:32 GMT

    BNSF will cut 55 jobs in Glendive.  

    BNSF will cut 55 jobs in Glendive.  

  • A bite of history: Defunct Billings restaurants

    A bite of history: Defunct Billings restaurants

    Friday, April 21 2017 7:26 AM EDT2017-04-21 11:26:01 GMT
    Wong Village was a Billings favorite (Wong)Wong Village was a Billings favorite (Wong)

    History can be recorded in countless ways, like seeing the shift in industry or advances in technology.

    History can be recorded in countless ways, like seeing the shift in industry or advances in technology.

  • Disbarred Billings attorney accused of starving horses

    Disbarred Billings attorney accused of starving horses

    Friday, April 21 2017 7:24 AM EDT2017-04-21 11:24:46 GMT

    The former Billings attorney who was disbarred amid allegations that he embezzled thousands of dollars from his client’s estate was charged Thursday with felony animal abuse. 

    The former Billings attorney who was disbarred amid allegations that he embezzled thousands of dollars from his client’s estate was charged Thursday with felony animal abuse. 

  • Candidates file to run in Billings

    Candidates file to run in Billings

    Friday, April 21 2017 7:22 AM EDT2017-04-21 11:22:59 GMT

    The first day to file for city elections was April 20. Six candidates are signed up to serve public office in Billings, by the close of business on Thursday.

    The first day to file for city elections was April 20. Six candidates are signed up to serve public office in Billings, by the close of business on Thursday.

  • Authorities arrest suspect who fled Billings West End

    Authorities arrest suspect who fled Billings West End

    Friday, April 21 2017 7:19 AM EDT2017-04-21 11:19:48 GMT

    The manhunt for a probation absconder in Billings ended Thursday evening with the man's arrest.

    The manhunt for a probation absconder in Billings ended Thursday evening with the man's arrest.

  • update

    South Side trailer fire in Billings (Video)

    South Side trailer fire in Billings (Video)

    Friday, April 21 2017 7:19 AM EDT2017-04-21 11:19:04 GMT
    Image via the Q2 I-CamImage via the Q2 I-Cam

    Emergency crews responded to a trailer fire at 37 Washington St. at 6:06 p.m. on Thursday.

    Emergency crews responded to a trailer fire at 37 Washington St. at 6:06 p.m. on Thursday.

  • Montana Digital Media Summit to be held in Billings

    Montana Digital Media Summit to be held in Billings

    Thursday, April 20 2017 10:32 PM EDT2017-04-21 02:32:43 GMT

    Business owners, marketers, and anyone interested in digital trends are invited to attend Montana's premiere digital marketing conference.

    Business owners, marketers, and anyone interested in digital trends are invited to attend Montana's premiere digital marketing conference.

  • update

    Highway 212 re-opened after fatal crash near Lame Deer

    Highway 212 re-opened after fatal crash near Lame Deer

    Thursday, April 20 2017 7:39 PM EDT2017-04-20 23:39:21 GMT

    A crash involving a pickup truck and a semi truck in Rosebud County early Thursday morning left one person dead. 

    A crash involving a pickup truck and a semi truck in Rosebud County early Thursday morning left one person dead. 

  • Lots on the drawing board for downtown’s east end

    Lots on the drawing board for downtown’s east end

    Thursday, April 20 2017 7:05 AM EDT2017-04-20 11:05:21 GMT
    After the annual meeting of the Billings Industrial Revitalization District on Wednesday, attendees checked out maps of the district and information on upcoming projects. (Credit: Ed Kemmick/Last Best News)After the annual meeting of the Billings Industrial Revitalization District on Wednesday, attendees checked out maps of the district and information on upcoming projects. (Credit: Ed Kemmick/Last Best News)

    Plans for further improvements in the far east end of downtown Billings were detailed Wednesday at the annual meeting of the Billings Industrial Revitalization District.

    Plans for further improvements in the far east end of downtown Billings were detailed Wednesday at the annual meeting of the Billings Industrial Revitalization District.

  • Man from Billings area selected to dance at international powwow

    Man from Billings area selected to dance at international powwow

    Thursday, April 20 2017 7:04 AM EDT2017-04-20 11:04:39 GMT
    (Photo courtesy of Gathering of Nations website)(Photo courtesy of Gathering of Nations website)

    A young man from the Billings area was selected as the Head Young Man Dancer for the 34th annual Gathering of Nations. 

    A young man from the Billings area was selected as the Head Young Man Dancer for the 34th annual Gathering of Nations. 

  • Billings School District 2 makes final levy pitch as mail ballots arrive to voters

    Billings School District 2 makes final levy pitch as mail ballots arrive to voters

    Thursday, April 20 2017 7:02 AM EDT2017-04-20 11:02:58 GMT
    SD2 Superintendent Terry Bouck (MTN News Photo)SD2 Superintendent Terry Bouck (MTN News Photo)

    The last time a Billings high school levy passed by voters was 2007.

    The last time a Billings high school levy passed by voters was 2007.

  • Police cancel search for missing Billings toddler

    Police cancel search for missing Billings toddler

    Thursday, April 20 2017 7:02 AM EDT2017-04-20 11:02:11 GMT

    The child was turned over to Child Protective Services Wednesday evening.

    The child was turned over to Child Protective on Services Wednesday evening.

  • Hardin couple deny charges related to daughter's death

    Hardin couple deny charges related to daughter's death

    Thursday, April 20 2017 7:00 AM EDT2017-04-20 11:00:45 GMT
    Dana Redding Jr. and Kevannah Grace George were arraigned Wednesday and charges related to the death of their 2-year-old daughter.Dana Redding Jr. and Kevannah Grace George were arraigned Wednesday and charges related to the death of their 2-year-old daughter.

    A Hardin man and woman accused of causing the death of their 2-year-old daughter pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges Wednesday. 

    A Hardin man and woman accused of causing the death of their 2-year-old daughter pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges Wednesday. 

  • Yellowstone County to test emergency sirens

    Yellowstone County to test emergency sirens

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 2:05 PM EDT2017-04-19 18:05:13 GMT

    This is a test. It is only a test. 

    This is a test. It is only a test. 

  • Bonnie Raitt to lead off Alberta Bair Theater performance season

    Bonnie Raitt to lead off Alberta Bair Theater performance season

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 1:18 PM EDT2017-04-19 17:18:17 GMT

    The Alberta Bair Theater announced Wednesday that Grammy-awarded recording artist Bonnie Raitt will kick off its 2017-18 season.

    The Alberta Bair Theater announced Wednesday that Grammy-awarded recording artist Bonnie Raitt will kick off its 2017-18 season.

  • Billings attorney announces bid for mayor

    Billings attorney announces bid for mayor

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 12:35 PM EDT2017-04-19 16:35:57 GMT

    Billings attorney and community leader Bill Cole announced on Wednesday he will enter the race to become the next mayor of Billings. 

    Billings attorney and community leader Bill Cole announced Wednesday he will enter the race to become the city's next mayor. 

  • Spring road closures for Yellowstone National Park

    Spring road closures for Yellowstone National Park

    Sunday, March 5 2017 8:03 PM EST2017-03-06 01:03:50 GMT
    (MTN News photo)(MTN News photo)

    Spring plowing will begin at Yellowstone National park after all the roads have been closed at 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15.

    Spring plowing will begin at Yellowstone National park after all the roads have been closed at 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15.

  • Wyoming wolves taken off endangered species list again

    Wyoming wolves taken off endangered species list again

    Saturday, March 4 2017 12:48 AM EST2017-03-04 05:48:17 GMT

    Wolves in Wyoming were once again taken off the endangered species list after a Federal Appeals court made the ruling Friday.

    Wolves in Wyoming were once again taken off the endangered species list after a Federal Appeals court made the ruling Friday.

  • U.S. House candidate plays benefit in Billings

    U.S. House candidate plays benefit in Billings

    Saturday, February 18 2017 12:56 AM EST2017-02-18 05:56:26 GMT
    Rob Quist and his daughter Halladay performing at the Elks Lodge in Billings.Rob Quist and his daughter Halladay performing at the Elks Lodge in Billings.

    Democratic Congressional hopeful Rob Quist appeared in Billings Friday night, playing some tunes and raising money for a good cause.

    Democratic Congressional hopeful Rob Quist appeared in Billings Friday night, playing some tunes and raising money for a good cause.

  • Billings Christmas lights map highlights holiday spirit throughout Magic City

    Billings Christmas lights map highlights holiday spirit throughout Magic City

    Saturday, December 24 2016 9:10 PM EST2016-12-25 02:10:03 GMT

    Less than two weeks until Christmas and there is plenty of homes decked out with holiday spirit throughout the Magic City. 

    Less than two weeks until Christmas and there is plenty of homes decked out with holiday spirit throughout the Magic City. 

  • Update

    Billings to increase parking rates, to install new 'smart meters'

    Billings to increase parking rates, to install new 'smart meters'

    Tuesday, September 13 2016 12:36 AM EDT2016-09-13 04:36:44 GMT

    The City of Billings wants to better your downtown parking experience, but it won't come without a price.

    The City of Billings wants to better your downtown parking experience, but it won't come without a price.

  • "CannaBus" traveling Montana, gathering signatures

    "CannaBus" traveling Montana, gathering signatures

    Friday, May 6 2016 7:49 PM EDT2016-05-06 23:49:41 GMT
    The "CannaBus" rolled into Great Falls on Thursday morning in the effort to promote the legalization of cannabis in Montana.  (MTN News photo)The "CannaBus" rolled into Great Falls on Thursday morning in the effort to promote the legalization of cannabis in Montana. (MTN News photo)

    The "CannaBus" rolled into Great Falls on Thursday morning in the effort to promote the legalization of cannabis in Montana.  

    The "CannaBus" rolled into Great Falls on Thursday morning in the effort to promote the legalization of cannabis in Montana.  

  • On Special Assignment: Society's turbulent relationship with surveillance cameras

    On Special Assignment: Society's turbulent relationship with surveillance cameras

    Tuesday, May 3 2016 6:36 PM EDT2016-05-03 22:36:09 GMT

    In today's world, you are being recorded more than you will ever know. 

    You are being recorded more than you will ever know. 

  • Billings Catholic community celebrates new school

    Billings Catholic community celebrates new school

    Friday, April 22 2016 10:21 AM EDT2016-04-22 14:21:56 GMT

    The Billings Catholic Schools celebrated the construction of its new $18 million building with a groundbreaking on Thursday.

    The Billings Catholic Schools celebrated the construction of its new $18 million building with a groundbreaking on Thursday.

  • Zoning Commission endorses new location for Billings Flying Service

    Zoning Commission endorses new location for Billings Flying Service

    Friday, February 12 2016 7:55 PM EST2016-02-13 00:55:25 GMT

    In a unanimous decision, the Yellowstone County Zoning Commission endorses a new location for Billings Flying Services just west of the Billings Logan International Airport. 

    In a unanimous decision, the Yellowstone County Zoning Commission endorses a new location for Billings Flying Services just west of the Billings Logan International Airport. 

  • Ben Steele reflects on war, art, forgiveness

    Ben Steele reflects on war, art, forgiveness

    Tuesday, November 17 2015 8:17 PM EST2015-11-18 01:17:41 GMT
    Ben  Steele reflects on his time as a prisoner of war and the drawings that kept him alive. (MTN News photo)Ben Steele reflects on his time as a prisoner of war and the drawings that kept him alive. (MTN News photo)
    Even in a state where nearly one in 10 residents are veterans of the United States armed forces, Ben Steele stands out. 
    Even in a state where nearly one in 10 residents are veterans of the United States armed forces, Ben Steele stands out. 
  • Billings firefighter calendar to raise money for local benevolent fund

    Billings firefighter calendar to raise money for local benevolent fund

    Sunday, May 17 2015 5:32 AM EDT2015-05-17 09:32:04 GMT
    It's our local firefighters like you've never seen them before.A whole lot of muscle and a little less shirt can all be found in the upcoming 2016 calendar.
    It's our local firefighters like you've never seen them before.A whole lot of muscle and a little less shirt can all be found in the upcoming 2016 calendar.
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