In case you missed it, Nikki Vega is new to Montana. She recently took a job with one of the music stations in Billings. As a newcomer to the state, she wrote a piece about "the 5 good ways to piss off a Montanan."
48 people were wanted by the police. They already had arrest warrants. Local police were ready, willing, and able to risk their lives to arrest these people- but there was nowhere to send them. There's been nearly 1,400 instances since the start of the year when this exact scenario has taken place.
One of our radio listeners in Billings, who is always a source of great information and leads on information, was passing by the US Postal Service offices earlier this week and he spotted a shipment of some new vehicles.
While Northwestern Energy is proposing double digit rate hikes for electricity for their customers in the state, the co-op serving the Billings area is not raising rates, and doesn't plan to anytime soon.