After nearly 30 years of illuminating Billings’ tallest building, the signs on the First Interstate Tower are getting updated. Crews have started the process of removing the signs, and as soon as the weather cooperates, all four will be retired and replaced with newer technology. Continue Reading →
Old Faithful is the most popular destination in Yellowstone National Park, but it’s also one of the park’s most fragile natural wonders, and one still not fully understood by researchers and managers charged with protecting the iconic geyser and other nearby thermal features.
It’s called Municipal Court, but I think a more apt name might be Improvisational Court.
So many defendants are rushed through Municipal Court on a typical morning, attended by so many clerks, probation officers, public defenders and private lawyers, that despite an abundance of rules and procedures, the proceedings have a hectic, makeshift air about them. Continue Reading →
Bozeman entrepreneur Greg Gianforte has been invited to speak at commencement exercises at Montana Tech in Butte and at Rocky Mountain College in Billings. Some people have threatened to boycott the ceremonies because of his involvement with groups that oppose equal rights for gays and lesbians and that support creationism.
I think the protesters have it all wrong. Gianforte is the perfect person to speak to budding young graduates. Here is what he should say: Continue Reading →