Category: Custer

County’s taxable value up 4.6 percent

Originally published in the 8/25/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News. BILLINGS — The total taxable value of property in Yellowstone County increased 4.6 percent in FY 2016-17. About half that increase is due to the construction of new property…

Custer School to build $3 Million Gym

Originally published in the 7/28/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News. CUSTER — Custer Public Schools is preparing to build a new gym after voters approved a $3 million bond in May. “It will be very functional for a school…

Tester’s Hypocrisy on Dark Money

By Austin Knudsen, Montana Speaker of the House. In April, Sen. Jon Tester joined an unsuccessful partisan effort to filibuster Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court. To justify his actions, Tester said at the time, “With Judge Gorsuch…

Make hay while the sun shines

Originally published in the Yellowstone County News print edition on 6/2/17. HUNTLEY — Local growers are making hay while the sun shines. Steve Lackman, Montana State University extension agent in Yellowstone County, said Tuesday that he’s surprised by how much…