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

Walsh says he was being treated for PTSD when he plagiarized paper

Walsh says he was being treated for PTSD when he plagiarized paper

HELENA — The New York Times reported Wednesday that Montana’s newest senator, Democrat John Walsh, plagiarized large portions of his final pap…

How does your garden grow?

How does your garden grow?

Jeff the Nature Guy visits the Sensory Garden at ZooMontana to talk about how flowers reproduce.

Buffalo Lakes: Mountain wetland flush with wildlife

Buffalo Lakes: Mountain wetland flush with wildlife

EAST GLACIER — If you hike to Buffalo Lakes and beyond in the Badger-Two Medicine area, you’ll probably spend as much time staring across the …

Tesla Motors installs charging station for electric cars in Billings

Tesla Motors installs charging station for electric cars in Billings

If you drive a Tesla electric sedan — or you’re thinking about purchasing one — you’ll have no trouble quickly juicing it up locally for a cro…

Interactive map: Alive After 5

Interactive map: Alive After 5

Alive After 5 is coming up Thursday night. Check this interactive map to see where and who is playing. Alive After 5 is every Thursday from …

Walsh paper has 79% ‘similarity index,’ online review shows

Walsh paper has 79% ‘similarity index,’ online review shows

HELENA — The online plagiarism detection service iThenticate determined that U.S. Sen. John Walsh’s final paper at the U.S. Army War College h…

Public wasn't alerted of industrial fire for 6 hours; concerns raised

Public wasn't alerted of industrial fire for 6 hours; concerns raised

WILLISTON, N.D. — A more efficient system must be established to alert residents of danger in North Dakota's booming oil patch, an emergency m…

Fire season in West expected to get more intense

Fire season in West expected to get more intense

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Despite widespread drought in the West and expectations of an above-average wildfire season, wildfires have burned less th…

Quest for the Best: Finding Montana's top high school football field

Quest for the Best: Finding Montana's top high school football field

There’s something special about football on a Friday night. As the players walk out of the locker room onto the field, the sun sets and lights…

Apsaalooke Language Camp

Apsaalooke Language Camp

See photos from the Apsaalooke Language Camp

Hobby Lobby Protest

Hobby Lobby Protest

Hobby Lobby ruling protest

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 …