Paw and Order

 K9 Dual Purpose Service Dog, Billings Police Department  Dutch was born in Holland, where he spent 18 months as a KNPV dog.  “KNPV is a Dutch service dog competition circuit largely recognized as producing some of the ‘hardest’ dogs for police/military service,” says K9 Handler and Billings Police K9 Unit Trainer David Firebaugh.

Challenger Baseball 2019

The Heights National Little League now has a challenger division, which is a program for kids with physical and intellectual challenges. There are roughly 36 athletes. We are eager for the Miracle Field (Landon's Legacy) to be completed.

For Our Cutest Residents

For many of us, August is a bittersweet turning point in the calendar year. Summer freedom is drawing to a close, and the school bells will be ringing any day now. While the lazy days of sipping cool beverages poolside may be numbered, this month brings a sense of renewal. New routines, new clothes and … Continued

Brockel’s Chocolates

When Charlie Bucket found the last golden ticket and visited the chocolate factory of his dreams, children everywhere related to his sense of excitement and wonder. We say “like a kid in a candy store” to convey a feeling of great joy. Brockel’s Chocolates has been serving this sense of happiness to local children, and adults, for more than 40…

Family Portraits

When summer wanes, the season for family portraits bursts to life. The landscape slips into autumnal attire and presents the perfect backdrop for future Christmas cards or living room decor. 

Faces of Billings

“‘She believed she could. So she did.’ Having the support of others around you is so valuable, but nothing means more than having confidence in yourself," says Katy Easton. "I’ve found that when I believe in myself and trust that I have the skills and ability to get the job done, the voices and doubts of others just fade away.”

Historical Landmarks

 Western Heritage Center  While browsing shops and enjoying downtown dining, residents also have a chance to immerse themselves in the rich history of Montana.  “The Western Heritage Center is an interpretative center and is one of Billing’s premier historical museums,” says Amy Elmer, museum assistant at the WHC. “It has organized its collection to standards of the American Alliance of…

Back Stage

Summer is the time to follow your bliss. Sunshine, fresh air and additional downtime harmonize, creating a season that is bursting with activity. Concerts are a perfect outlet, pairing summertime energy with the allure of music. 

Faces of Billings

"I am happiest when I’m hanging out with friends and family, talking and having a good laugh,” says Jeff Hudiburgh, husband, father and business owner. He recalls the quote he put in his high school yearbook.

Fun and Sun!

Summertime is a magical season. The kids are out of school, the sunshine seems never-ending and there’s no shortage of adventures that await. For many, summer evokes fond memories of childhood—sleepaway camp, family vacations and swimming until your fingers shriveled like prunes. We also celebrate our nation’s independence, host parties for our friends and family … Continued