The Billings Education Foundation (thanks to a grant from Phillips 66) has brought back the 'One Class at a Time' program. Meet 2021's first recipient!
MSUB is encouraging its students to get registered for the Spring 2022 semester by December 17!
We’re at the last stop in our three-part holiday series. We’ve made it through Halloween and Thanksgiving and now moving on to the most wonderful time of the year.
Don't miss The Family Tree Center's 36th Annual Festival of Trees: December 2-4 at MetraPark Montana Pavilion.
This issue is filled with holiday magic and stories from the cover to the calendar. We hope that you will find inspiration and intention as you reflect on the true meaning of it throughout this holida...
What is at the heart of gift giving? Let's discuss!
Heading into 2022, we are more aware than ever that we need to be environmentally conscious. Accordingly, the City of Billings is working to address issues of scarcity, sustainability, and survival.
With the 2021 city elections officially behind us, it's time for the real work to begin for our newly elected officials and the Billings Chamber. Let's go, Billings!
“I don’t want to be a product of my environment; I want my environment to be a product of me.” The Chamber plays a role in determining what our community will look like in the future, and we all hav...
When the weather outside is frightful, you can bring the fun indoors with these local businesses!
In the winter, Billings offers a curation of winter experiences that will have you saying "hiber-nope" and appreciate the finer things provided by the great indoors… and outdoors. After all, this is B...
We all have shopping habits and routines, so how can you make supporting local businesses a part of your routine?
Meet some of the new faces at Billings Chamber of Commerce!
When NextGEN took a deep dive into emphasizing what they offer and why it matters, a common theme emerged. Click and learn more about the impact of young professionals and the things they want to see...
So often, our traditions are passed down from one generation to the next in our families. Perhaps it is extra special when our friends fold us into their own traditions.
This year, take your gift-wrapping skills to the next level and impress your recipients by coordinating wrapping paper, ribbons, and adornments for perfect holiday packaging.
The only Title high school in town, and with a student body surpassing 1,900 students, Senior has the largest homeless and At-Risk population. Nine years ago, a parent decided more help was needed for...
Montana’s moniker, the “Treasure State,” dates back to the discovery of gold, when thousands of prospectors flocked to the state in the 1860s. But when the gold ran out, there were still billions in u...
When we think charcuterie boards, we generally think savory, but these dessert boards are the perfect sweet treat!
Dazzle your guests with this festive dessert named in honor of illustrious Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova.
Meet Brooke Alderman the brains and baker behind Brookie's Cookie Dough.
When it comes to Christmas décor, it keeps things fun and fresh when you subtly change things up each year. Consider switching up the accent color of your tree, new placement of old decorations, or un...
McCall Homes' 2021 Parade Home was an unexpected entry, which wasn't stressful at all. Well, maybe a little. Come along as Carolee McCall Smith takes us behind the scenes of how one goes about pulling...
“Your home should tell the story of who you are, and be a collection of what you love.” Nate Berkus
Billings and Laurel's 2021 Christmas Eve Worship Directory.
MSUB College of Education pre-service teachers are bringing a 'How to Build Your Dragon' workshop to Billings Public Library on December second for ages 11-17.
We’ve got a few tips for helping you choose the best books for your young reader, paired with some encouraging words from our retired teachers (and book lovers), Connie and Nan, to keep our kids inter...
Everything you need to know about the 30th annual Downtown Holiday Stroll on December 3, 2021.
Don't miss the 36th annual Holiday Parade (following the new downtown parade route) on November 26!
The Depot is throwing the BADDEST holiday party in town with its December 3rd Bad Santa Party. This is an ages 21+ party. Get your tickets today!
From December 1, 2021 to January 7, 2022, Billings Public Library will be accepting donations for their Winter Gear Donation Drive, in partnership with Billings YWCA.
Don't let parking hold you back this holiday season! The City of Billings and Downtown Billings Alliance are giving the gift of free holiday meter parking!
Especially in the last two years, teachers have had to adapt on the fly to changing technology in the classroom. Shaundel Krumheuer, Senior High Technology Integration Specialist, highlights the chall...
From here to there and there to here, Christmas fun is EVERYWHERE! We’ve mapped out the holly jolly good times for you and yours to mark your calendars and make the most of this holiday season.
Through sponsorships, First Grade teacher, Sarah Hartman, is able to provide a Scholastic book to each of her students to take home EVERY month!
MSUB announced a fantastic opportunity that has many MSU Billings student-parents celebrating,
The Education Foundation for Billings Public Schools has launched an appreciation campaign for SD2 educators, find out how you can get involved!
Welcome to the second installment in our 3-part, Eating Through the Holidays series. This month, we're reminded that there's no prize for being the most overly stuffed dinner guest.
In these times, it has never been more apparent how much we need nurses! If you have an interest in pursuing or furthering a nursing career, check out this conversation with Dr. Becky Anglin (MSU Bill...
Every fall, Montana State University Billings professor of History, Keith Edgerton, takes his knowledge on the road, leading a nine-day Smithsonian-hosted excursion on the Columbia and Snake Rivers.
In our Gracious Givers issue, we highlight the stories of important organizations and volunteers who are making an impact in our community. You'll also find the 2021 Nonprofit Guide, filled with local...
This season of thanksgiving asks us to look outside of ourselves and find ways to operate from a place of gratitude and giving back. We’ve pulled together a variety of ways to give back, not just duri...
“How can we ignite a passion for environmental conservation in future generations?” That was the question that spurred Ashley Gullings and Jessica Riley to start their company, Ignite Candle Co., in...
Get to know Billings’ seven LEED® Platinum-certified buildings found within half a mile of Skypoint.
Keep the Cheer Here is a week-long campaign focused on promoting, educating, and encouraging consumers to do their holiday shopping at their favorite local business.
Lynette Torrez shares her perspective on moving to Montana as a Mexican American now living in Billings.
Calling all beer enthusiasts! If you haven’t tried the brews in Southeast Montana yet – you’re missing out. Wheats, ales, IPAs, stouts, and more are brewed right here and are sure to leave an impressi...
Project Christmas Miracle: Giving hope one tree at a time. Find out how you spread a little magic this holiday season!
Advocate: A noun. A person who publicly supports a particular cause or policy. In the case of CASA of Yellowstone County, an advocate means so much more.
We settled in for a chat with ZooMontana's executive director, Jeff Ewelt, to learn more about his story and the Zoo, behind the scenes.