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Playground opens, work continues on tennis courts


There was a grand opening for the new playground at Pioneer Park in Billings on Friday, even as work continued on all-new tennis courts in another corner of the park. Work continued as well on a new playground at South Park and another tennis-court replacement, this one at Castle Rock Park in the Heights. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Old playgrounds being taken out at South, Pioneer parks

South Park

All the playground equipment has been removed from South Park, and a similar removal will take place starting next week at Pioneer Park. This is not the work of the Grinch. The city’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Public Lands had already been planning to install new, much more attractive equipment at both parks next spring, using money from the Citywide Park District created by the City Council three years ago. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Book Review: A first good book from a native of Billings

The Last Good Halloween, by Giano Cromley, Tortoise Books, 2013. 235 pages, $12. Editor’s note: An interview with the author, a native of Billings whose first book this is, may be found under the review. High school sophomore Kirby Russo can be an irritating narrator. (more…) Continue Reading →

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