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Since 2002 Billings health care providers and emergency responders have been teaching lifesaving cardio pulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, to the general public and for free. They're doing it again on Feb. 29.

 

As the largest school district in Montana faces an over $4 million budget deficit, some are asking how the budget became so unbalanced. School administrators say the proposed cuts to staff and operations likely won't fully fix the problem.

 

The largest school district in Montana plans to cut 40 full time positions to make up for an over $4 million budget deficit.


The largest school district in Montana plans to cut up to 40 full time employees to make up for a more than $4 million budget deficit.


Authorities have identified the bodies of four people who died in a small plane crash north of Billings over weekend.

 

A report of a possible gun threat at Billings Senior High School Tuesday put the school on lockdown and drew a massive police response, which highlighted challenges in communication and resources.

Updated 5 P.M. Oct. 22, 2019

The Billings Police Department detained two juveniles Tuesday afternoon after a report of a person with a gun sent Billings Senior High School into lockdown for over an hour.

The National Weather Service is predicting the heaviest snow will fall Wednesday morning, just in time for the morning commute and when children will be heading off to school.

If you enjoy films, Billings is the place to be this week when five days of some of the best independent films from around the country will play on movie screens downtown.

A medical center dedicated exclusively to injury rehabilitation opened in Billings this week. They say their facility is unique in the state.

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