The Montana Rescue Mission served meals to more than 600 people Thursday after managing to get its dining room and kitchen up and running two days before the holiday.
The Billings Re-Entry Task Force turned nearly 60 law-abiding residents into felons last week.
If in fact an army marches on its stomach, the veterans attending Thursday’s Homeless Veteran Stand Down event were in perfect lockstep, thanks in no small part to the efforts of the women in Passages’ Culinary Arts Program.
A white powder found in an envelope at Alpha House prerelease center on Wednesday morning is not a dangerous drug or a hazardous material, Billings police said.
Last year Billings saw a spike in prerelease center walkaways with 23 cases reported. But the number of walkaways are down through the first half of 2016 and Alternatives Inc. administrators say the number of escapes reported to the media can be misleading.