(Not) Home for the Holidays

At their heart, holiday celebrations are built upon two fundamental ideas: tradition and togetherness. Though we may honor them in different ways, we all share the desire to be surrounded by family and friends on those sacred days. For people who serve and protect the community, the privilege of being home is not guaranteed. First responders are often asked to sacrifice…

Turkey Day Workout with a Personal Trainer:

Finding time to hit the gym during the hectic holiday season can be challenging. Luckily, personal trainer Ryan Jore has constructed an effective routine that can be fit into any schedule. The key is to prioritize intensity over duration.

November 2018 Around Town

Billings Clinic Named No. 1 Hospital in Montana Billings Clinic has again been recognized as the No. 1 hospital in Montana and a Best Hospital for 2018-19 by U.S. News & World Report. It is the seventh consecutive year Billings Clinic has earned this honor. The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in its 29th year, … Continued


As November rolls around, we’re anxiously awaiting the approach of Thanksgiving, the holiday season and time spent with our loved ones. The winding down of the year always brings about a time of reflection for us—remembering everything we’ve done or accomplished in months past; looking back on turkey disaster stories, mornings watching the Thanksgiving Day … Continued

Give by Number

Rez Dog Rescue of Montana helps strays, abandoned, injured and ill dogs from the Crow Nation and Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservations. All rescued dogs are spayed/neutered, vaccinated and properly cared for until they are ready for adoption by a qualified family. The organization is an all-volunteer, foster-based nonprofit dog rescue. Due to the high cost of veterinary care, monetary donations are its greatest…

Small Business Saturday

Tired of the same old big box stores for your Christmas shopping? Skip the early wake-up on Black Friday, and embrace the beauty of shopping local on Small Business Saturday on Nov. 24 this year. We've compiled a list of five amazing, locally owned and operated retailers that are dedicated to serving the community and meeting all of your holiday checklist…

Service to Others

A man’s character is not measured by the obstacles he faces but by the actions he takes to overcome them. Stories of success, in which persistence and hard work triumph over bad fortune, inspire us. We crave someone to root for, an underdog. Bill Simmons, the founder and chairman of MasterLube, believes in the underdog. He believes in persistence and hard work…