Fall into October

The changing of the colors from vibrant, summery greens to autumnal yellows, rusty oranges and dark reds. The shorter days spent at school and outside and the cooled-off weather after those dreaded dog days of summer.

October 2017 Around Town

The Northern International Livestock Exposition (NILE) is celebrating its 50th anniversary this month. The Nile Stock Show & Rodeo takes place at MetraPark from October 14 through October 21, and this annual event provides education and fun for the entire family.

Local Joe

Serving local coffee in an intimate setting, Big Sky Coffee Roasters’ shop stands out as a cozy, quaint spot to take in coffee within a personal setting. The shop is family-owned and operated, and works to build a community within its close quarters. The space is decorated with postcards from customers, who are offered a free drink for each postcard…

What’s Brewing?

Made from fully fermented Camellia sinensis leaves. Retains its flavor for several years. Black tea is processed using either the orthodox method or CTC (crush, tear, curl). The CTC method involves the mincing of weathered tea leaves.

Coach Kevin Woodin’s Top 5 Sports Moments

With more than 30 years of coaching experience, coach Kevin Woodin has seen success as a leader at both the high school and collegiate level. He has taught and coached at Montana State University Billings for more than a decade and is currently the head coach of the Yellowjacket women’s basketball team, standing as the winningest coach in school history.…

From the Desk to the Stands

For many of us, our favorite sports teams are more than just a casual interest—they are a piece of our identity. Being able to express one's fandom is important, whether it inspires camaraderie with fellow fans or stirs rivalry with supporters of an opposing team.

Picking the Perfect Coffee Bean

If you thought coffee was just a morning pick-me-up, get ready to expand your culinary knowledge and treat your taste buds to a world of flavors. We are far beyond the days when regular or decaf were your only options. Joel Gargaro, owner/roaster and self-proclaimed coffee geek at Rock Creek Coffee Roasters, believes “Coffee pairing is a lot like wine…


Looking for some top-notch local sports programs to follow on social media? From the baseball diamond to the court and everywhere in between, Billings has a wealth of options when it comes to instant access to the best local athletics content. Whether you’re a fan looking for score updates, searching for the latest local sports stories or just interested in…