Esteemed by Comedy Central as one of the best stand-up comics of all time, Paula Poundstone is perhaps best known in the radio world for her regular appearances on the NPR comedy quiz show, Wait… Wait… Don’t Tell Me!
Lodgepole Complex Evacuations Lifted As Favorable Weather Helps Firefighters
The Garfield County Sheriff is lifting the evacuations for property owners in the Lodgepole Complex Fire area. That’s thanks to more favorable weather conditions that have allowed firefighters from 34 states to make some progress on trying to contain the massive 390 square mile fire.
Republican Congressman Greg Gianforte came by the YPR studio visit about his first three weeks on the job. Gianforte was elected in a special May election to fill the vacancy when President Donald Trump tapped then-Congressman Ryan Zinke to become his U.S. Interior Secretary.
In conversation with YPR's Jackie Yamanaka, Gianforte explains he was required to vote on issues immediately.
The Billings City Council will decide if they’ll grant an extension on a development agreement between the city and the developers of One Big Sky Center project Monday. The agreement will determine how much tax increment financing (TIF) they'll get the go ahead to work with.
But what exactly is TIF? The developers of this project are seeking up to $35 million of it to support a multi-purpose structure downtown.
With coal in decline and wind energy on the rise, one company wants to offer free training to a couple hundred interested people who want to become part of the highest growing profession in the next decade – wind turbine technician.
The Billings City Council will hold a special 5 p.m. meeting tonight at City Hall to discuss the proposed $165 million One Big Sky Center downtown.
MontDevCo LLC, the developer of the 70,000 square feet project, seeks up to $35 million in tax increment financing: also known as TIF, this is a kind of city-sanctioned loan, funded by public tax dollars, that shields borrowers for a certain number of years from area tax increases.