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Posted on: December 1, 2022

Billings becomes first LEED® certified city in Montana, scoring Gold

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The City of Billings is excited to announce that it has achieved LEED® for Cities Gold certification. Billings is the first city in Montana to be certified using the LEED for Cities rating system. LEED was created by the U.S. Green Building Counci...

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

Park Two downtown gets a new name that reflects its location, and a little TLC

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If asked, could you correctly name all four of the city’s parking garages?

With names like “Park One,” “Park Two,” and “Park Three,” getting the garage name right can be challenging. Tha...

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

AMR Billings & City/County dispatch center strengthens communications through streamlined system

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It’s been two weeks since American Medical Response Billings and the Billings City/County Dispatch Center have strengthened communications through CAD-to-CAD. This system, which stands for Computer-Aided Dispatch, simply means AMR receives the s...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

11 new firefighters graduate from Billings Fire Department recruit academy

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On Tuesday afternoon, the Billings Fire Department held a graduation ceremony for its 11 newest firefighters, and one new Lockwood Firefighter. 

Over the past 14 weeks, the recruits went through various lessons and scenarios like live fire trainin...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Billings police surprise drivers with turkeys, not tickets

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The Billings Police Department surprised 30 drivers on Wednesday morning when they gave out turkeys instead of tickets! 

Purchasing the turkeys was possible thanks to an anonymous generous donation of Sam’s Club gift cards. 

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Billings Police Department introduces new Community Service Officers

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The Billings Police Department welcomes Community Service Officers Rockwell, Wevley, Santiago, and Newell.  

The Community Service Officer program was recommended by the Center for Public Safety Management Study on the department and funded by par...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

City/County dispatch center to begin encrypting all city law enforcement radio traffic

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The City of Billings/Yellowstone County Emergency Communications Center will begin encrypting all City law enforcement radio communications for the safety of officers and the security of sensitive information. 
This change, set to take place on No...
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Posted on: November 4, 2022

Substance Abuse Connect Appoints New Executive Director

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The following is a press release from Substance Abuse Connect - 

The Executive Committee of Substance Abuse Connect has named Zack Terakedis as the new Executive Director.

Terakedis has a background in non-profit development and project management ...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

City of Billings Code Enforcement and Solid Waste team up to “toss out” graffiti

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The City of Billings Code Enforcement Division is cracking down on vandals and is on a mission to erase graffiti from city dumpsters.

Code Enforcement was joined by members of the Rocky Mountain College and Montana State University-Billings ROTC program on...

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