Kay Erickson

Blue Cross Blue Shield Montana Kicks Off Fundraising Drive For Psychiatry Residency Program

A funding campaign by the Billings Clinic Foundation for its psychiatry residency program got a big gift on Dec, 11, 2018.

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Kay Erickson

A funding campaign by the Billings Clinic Foundation for its psychiatry residency program got a big gift on Dec, 11, 2018.

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A drought last year in Eastern Montana and the Dakotas may not have been caused by climate change, but climate change may make such extreme events more likely. That’s what NOAA’s Andy Hoell and his fellow researchers wrote in a paper included in this month’s Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.

Resounds: Babcock Theater

Dec 11, 2018
Brittany Stevens

On this episode of Resounds, hosts Corby Skinner and Anna Paige discuss the history of the Babcock Theater and its bright future with Matt Blakslee, executive director of Art House Billings, who recently inked a deal with the city of Billings to lease the property under the nonprofit Art House Cinema, and Kim Olsen of 02 Architects, one of four owners of the Babcock building who formed the Babcock LLC and entered into an agreement with the city of Billings to purchase and restore the building and—after a negotiated period of time and a punch list of accomplishments—transfer ownership of the theater to the city.


Chelsea Stirlen / Flickr

The number of babies in Montana who are exposed to drugs before they’re born is growing rapidly. The percentage tripled for moms on Medicaid between 2010 and 2016, from four to 12 percent.       

Field Days: Breeding Time

Dec 10, 2018
Sara Hollenbeck

On this episode of Field Days, it’s breeding time at the Hollenbeck Ranch.


Playlist #1325 Saturday Oct. 6, 2018

“Blue Light Boogie”, Cozy Eggleston, Honkers And Barwalkers vol. 1, Delmark Records, http://www.delmark.com

“Cadillac Boogie”, Jimmy Liggins, Blues Masters vol. 5: Jump Blues Classics (various artists), Rhino Records, http://www.rhino.com

“Cadillac”, Bo Diddley, Bo Diddley Is A Gunslinger, MCA/Chess Records, http://www.bodiddley.com

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One artist in Billings is trying to spread the love for some of Montana's smaller and less-appreciated animals.

Marian Lyman Kirst catches insects she finds around Billings. She then brings them home and uses extreme close-up photography to capture their unique beauty.

courtesy Richard Ford

The American novelist and short story writer Richard Ford was born in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1944. He has published eight novels including Independence Day, The Sportswriter, The Lay of the Land and the New York Times bestseller, Canada, which was finalist for the High Plains Book Award for fiction. His four collections of short stories include the wildly popular "Rock Springs," which has been anthologized in numerous publications. 


Bart / Flickr

It’s half-way through the eight-day festival of lights, known as Hanukkah. The student Rabbi from  Congregation Beth Aaron shares some of his reflections during this holiday, that began Sunday, against the backdrop of the challenges faced recently by the Jewish community.

Office of Senator Steve Daines

U.S. Senator Steve Daines, a member of the defense subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee, received a briefing from diplomatic and military officials in Afghanistan over the weekend. Daines also visited with Montana National Guard Troops deployed in Kabul. 

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Field Days

This season, Sarah Brown follows sheep rancher Sara Hollenbeck at her ranch in Stillwater County

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