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The best of The Billings Gazette, hand-picked by local editors.

Police investigate vandalism in Heights over the weekend

Billings Police detectives are investigating 18 incidents of vandalism to windows and mailboxes in the Heights and on the West End. 

Route to forest being carved south of Big Timber

Route to forest being carved south of Big Timber

BIG TIMBER — The sky was a brilliant blue. The first snow of the season was scattered across the hillside, patches of white splotched atop the…

Brian Laird arrested in connection with wife's 1999 death

Brian Laird arrested in connection with wife's 1999 death

Fifteen years after Kathryn Laird drowned in Big Horn County, Montana state and federal law enforcement agents have arrested her husband, Bria…

Bobcats hold off Central Arkansas, prepare for Eastern Washington

Bobcats hold off Central Arkansas, prepare for Eastern Washington

Montana State built a 37-13 lead over Central Arkansas in the third quarter and held off a furious rally to earn the 43-33 win. The Bobcats, w…

Prosecutors: Man's 4th female victim since April suffered brain injury, collapsed lung

Prosecutors: Man's 4th female victim since April suffered brain injury, collapsed lung

Prosecutors have added another felony assault charge against a man already facing charges that he has hospitalized women four times since April.

Parks workers get together to paint veteran's home

Parks workers get together to paint veteran's home

After their 9/11 service project was snowed out on Thursday, volunteers converged Monday near Crow Agency to paint the home of Edward and Clar…

Get over the rejection of the NDO and grow up

Get over the rejection of the NDO and grow up

I have empathy for people who are picked on by others as children or adults for whatever the reason as I have been there as a child and an adult.

West ends losing streak with win over Senior

West ends losing streak with win over Senior

Casey Klaboe threw three touchdown passes -- two of them to Chaz Maddock -- as Billings West rallied from an 8-0 halftime deficit to beat Bill…

Adams Hotel restoration project

Adams Hotel restoration project

The Adams Hotel in Lavina was completed in 1908. It had 22 rooms including the huge dining room, lobby, kitchen and bar. Up the stairs, at the…

Coulson Park

Coulson Park

Coulson Park

50 Wild Places: Celebrating Montana's Outdoors

50 Wild Places: Celebrating Montana's Outdoors

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act with 50 wild adventures in Montana's outdoors. Stories, photos and maps will appear over …

Road trip

Road trip

Using only one tank of gas, a car traveler can find many enchanting spots to visit on a roundtrip from Billings.