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Posted on: June 30, 2022

With addition of electric vehicle charging stations this year, Billings will have most in the state

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Billings Logan International Airport hosted a ribbon-cutting for its six new electric vehicle charging stations on Thursday afternoon. 

With the addition of these six stations, and new stations planned for two Billings Town Pump locations this yea...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Billings fire and police departments remind residents fireworks are illegal in city limits

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BILLINGS – 2022 marks the 30th Independence Day holiday fireworks have been illegal within the city limits of Billings.

It became city code on April 27, 1992

And with the patriotic holiday comes the closure of the Billings Rims.

The fire department has been ...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Billings officers to face off against fire fighters in 2nd annual charity softball game

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BILLINGS – Returning from last year’s win, officers with the Billings Police Department are preparing to face off against fire fighters of the Billings Fire Department in the second annual Guns & Hoses charity softball game.

The fir...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Virtual meeting with City Council, June 30, 2022 at 3 PM - Stillwater Building Update

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On Thursday, June 30, 2022, the City's design consultants for the Stillwater Building will hold a virtual meeting with the City Council and City staff to review options for the City Council Chambers layout.

In the event a quorum of the Council is in attend...

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

City of Billings looks for community input through National Citizen Survey

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The City of Billings wants to hear feedback from residents on what it’s like to live in the Magic City.

Over the past four weeks, 2,800 residents from randomly selected households have received the National Citizen Survey in the mail.

Beginning Tu...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Billings Logan International Airport Ribbon Cutting for New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

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On the afternoon of Thursday, June 30, 2022, at 2:00 PM the BIL will welcome members of the public and special guests for a ribbon cutting event to celebrate the commissioning of 6 new Electric Vehicle Charging (EVC) Stations located in the Express Parkin...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Public areas along Billings Rims to be closed again this 4th of July

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The Billings Fire Department will again close public areas along the Rims, Zimmerman Park and Phipps Park during the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. 

The closures will include the public lands along the Rims from Main Street in the Heights, along...

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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

BPL bike library returns for the 2022 season

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The Billings Public Library Bike Library is back on the road for the 2022 season! 

Dedicated to spreading the love of reading and lifelong learning by utilizing an eco-friendly mode of transportation through the streets of Billings, this initiativ...

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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 9, 2022

Billings PD turns to online recruiting platform to find new candidates

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A big upgrade from the days of mailing in a paper application, the Billings Police Department is now using an online mobile recruiting platform to attract potential job applicants.

Interview Now allows anyone interested in the police department’s...

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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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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Director of Aviation and Transit announces retirement

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BILLINGS - City of Billings Director of Aviation and Transit Kevin Ploehn has announced he will retire this year. 

Ploehn has worked for the city for almost 33 years. He began leading the aviation and transit department in 2015. 

He shared...

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