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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Billings Fire Now Hiring Probationary Firefighters

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The Billings Fire Department is now accepting applications for Probationary Firefighter. Applicants must have passed the written examination, the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) and possess a valid CPAT card issued within the past 12 months.&nb...

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

2021 Annual Report

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The Billings Fire Department is proud to present their performance of 2021. You are invited to browse the outcomes of the hard work of the men and women of the department.

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

CPSM Operational and Administrative Analysis

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From the Executive Summary:

The Center for Public Safety Management, LLC (CPSM) was retained by the City of Billings to conduct an Operational and Administrative Analysis for its fire department, including a detailed review of department operations, its in...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

911/Dispatch Center Now Hiring

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EMERGENCY SERVICES OPERATOR - HIRING POOL

This is a training position that will, upon successful completion of the (approximately 16 week) training period, lead to positions as both an emergency Call Taker and Dispatcher. Examples of daily work duties incl...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Individuals with Disabilities ID Cards

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Qualifying individuals may receive a MET issued identification card allowing them to purchase a discounted pass.

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

MET Transit has on-board WIFI!

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MET Transit now has WIFI on-board all fixed-route buses.

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Veterans with Service Connected Disabilities

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Ride fixed-route buses free of charge when they show their MET issued Eligible Veteran ID Card

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Report a Crime Online

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The Billings Police Department Citizen Police Reporting System allows you to submit a report immediately and print a temporary copy of the report for free.  You can report a crime online if you answer ’no’ to all of the following questions:&n...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Check Out BPD's New Podcast!

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LT Brandon Wooley and Chief Rich St. John discuss policing, operations, crime, community issues, and agency transparency from a 10,000 foot view. This first podcast sets the foundation of the organization and forms the jumping off point for future podcast...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Billings Police Department Press Release, Robbery

Case Number: 18-09142
Date of Incident: 02.05.2018
Type of Incident: Robbery

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Posted on: May 29, 2021

Billings Police Department Press Release, Serious Officer Injury

Date of Release: 02/15/2020;
Case Number: 20-11514;
Type of Incident: Serious Officer Injury/Attempted Deliberate Homicide

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Posted on: May 29, 2021

Billings Police Department Press Release, Shooting Pursuit

Date of Release: 09/16/2020;
Case Number: 20-69123;
Type of Incident: Shooting Pursuit

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Council invited to attend CISA Region 8 Roundtable Discussion

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The Billings City Council has been invited to attend!

CISA Region 8 is excited to announce open registration for the in-person Critical Manufacturing Sector Security Roundtable. Join us Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm MT in Billings, Montana ...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

City Council invited to attend RMTLC’s 2022 Tribal Public Health Conference

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RMTLC’s 2022 Tribal Public Health Conference – “Our Resiliency is Our Strength” is quickly approaching! Register today at https://bit.ly/resiliency2022. Conference agenda includes several breakout sessions and panel discussions, ranging from Late...

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Connecting communities through trails: Billings celebrates the new BBWA Canal Connection Trail

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BILLINGS - It’s just over a quarter of a mile long and sits alongside the BBWA Canal.

Stretching from Woody Drive and Solomon Avenue to 21st Street West and Solomon Avenue, the new BBWA Canal Connection Trail does just that, it provides connectio...

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

MET Transit awarded $3.8 million for electric buses

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The Federal Transit Administration announced the City of Billings Metropolitan Transit System will be awarded $3,880,316 in competitive grant funds. 

The money will go toward the purchase of four (4) electric buses which will replace four (4) olde...

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Billings recognized as “Stars and Stripes City” by iconic military newspaper

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Anyone who has served in the United States Armed Forces is likely familiar with Stars and Stripes, a daily news publication that reports on matters concerning members of our military. 
On Tuesday afternoon, Billings became part of Stars and Stripe...
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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Grand opening celebration planned for Landon's Miracle Field at Poly Vista Park

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After years of planning, collaboration, and fundraising, the Landon’s Legacy Foundation and City of Billings Parks and Recreation department are excited to celebrate the grand opening of Landon’s Miracle Field, the first Miracle League baseball field in B...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Honoring Crow culture and community: New Heritage Garden welcomes patrons of Billings Public Library

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BILLINGS - Patrons entering the Billings Public Library are now greeted with sandstone, Ponderosa pine, and native plants. 

But when they get a closer look, they’ll also learn the Crow word for the Montana common juniper is Buluxpaawaach...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Deployed National Guard troops arrive at Billings Airport, welcomed with a water cannon salute

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Wednesday afternoon was a moment more than 100 families waited for, as the Montana National Guard 1063rd Maintenance Company arrived at Billings Logan International Airport. 
With two large streams of water pouring down on the arriving plane, two ...
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Posted on: July 29, 2022

City of Billings Public Works shares yard storm debris collection map

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Here’s a look at the City of Billings Public Works map for storm debris collection. The crew will begin pickup on Saturday, July 30th at 6 a.m. in zone one. The route will run in numerical order, counterclockwise.Click here to see a live map that...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Billings is tops: Magic City celebrates fourth time making top 10 in Emerging Housing Markets Index

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BILLINGS - The only Montana city to ever appear in The Wall Street Journal and Realtor.com’s Emerging Housing Markets Index, Billings has done it once again.

Released on Tuesday, the latest quarterly report ranks Billings as #5 in the nation. Click here to...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Ribbon cutting for BBWA Canal Connection Trail set for Aug. 17

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A ribbon cutting for the new BBWA Canal Connection Trail north of Rose Park is set for Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 11 a.m.

The celebration will take place at the intersection of Woody Drive and Solomon Avenue. It will include free ice cream and a .27-mile speedw...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Billings Public Library to host outreach services open house

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Billings Public Library will host an open house showcasing services for area seniors on Tuesday, Aug. 30th from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm in the Community Room. 

This event is being held in conjunction with The Marc Steinberg Alzheimer's Art Exhibit.&am...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

Taking it to the streets; asphalt art project making progress around North Park

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Just three days since the installation of the asphalt art project surrounding North Park began, you can already see a big difference.

“I think it shows just how much we can do together as a community, instead of by ourselves. This project is bigger than on...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

Billings Police Department hosts inaugural Coffee with a Cop event

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The North 27th Street Starbucks was buzzing with police activity on Monday morning from the drive-thru window to the parking lot.

But it wasn’t in the way one might assume.

“It was a great turnout. Lots of kids, lots of smiles on faces, and a lot of surpris...

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

‘Cut Suit’ training offers Billings firefighters a realistic trauma response experience

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BILLINGS – A department-wide training at Billings Fire Station One was not for the faint of heart, as the Billings Clinic Trauma team gave firefighters a realistic experience of responding to a traumatic injury.

“It’s great training for us. This is actual ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

FEMA administrator & Sen. Tester tour City of Billings Water Plant

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Following this week’s flooding at the City of Billings Water Plant, FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell and U.S. Senator Jon Tester took a tour of the facility on Friday morning to see the flood’s impact firsthand.

The plant became flood...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Building strong neighborhoods through barbecue

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Dear Neighbors,

We are all concerned about the increasing violence in our city and around the nation. These senseless acts break our hearts and tear at the fabric of what it means to be American.

There is no single cause. The breakdown of family, mental ill...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

The City of Billings is on Nextdoor!

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The City of Billings has joined Nextdoor, a social platform that connects neighbors. 

Through Nextdoor's Public Agencies program, the City of Billings will be able to give residents updates and alerts on things like construction delays, m...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

WATCH: Billings Fire Department takes part in 3-day confined space training

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The Billings Fire Department recently put members of its technical rescue team through confined space training. 

According to OSHA - 

Many workplaces contain areas that are considered "confined spaces" because while they are not ...

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