Kay Erickson

All Things Considered Host

Kay Erickson has been working in broadcasting in Billings for more than 20 years. She spent well over a decade as news assignment editor at KTVQ-TV before joining the staff at YPR. She is a graduate of Northern Illinois University, with a degree in broadcast journalism. Shortly after graduation she worked in Great Falls where she was one of the first female sports anchor and reporter in Montana.

Kay is also a writer for Yellowstone Valley Woman’s Magazine.

Ways to Connect

For the first time Montana will be host to some of the best junior golfers in the region. The American Junior Golf Association calls it an event to highlight young golfers from an underserved area for national junior golf.

To Aaron Pohle, the golf coach at Rocky Mountain College, the AJGA Junior tournament at Big Sky Resort is a huge opportunity not only for Montana golf but for young Montana golfers who don’t always get to showcase their skills to college golf coaches.

Montana will be the target of a deliberate hacking campaign over the next two weeks and computer users are urged to be very vigilant. The publically announced effort zeroing in on   Montana has been declared for July 1 through July 15, 2018... State officials have determined the threat is legitimate and should be taken very seriously.

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Fire season may seem far away thanks to a very rainy June

But now is the time to prepare for the fire season says Crystal Beckman, Fire information officer with the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation.

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Six  veterans who did not receive military funeral honors  will be given their due Wednesday morning, 7/11/2018, at 11:00am at the  Yellowstone National Veterans Cemetery in Laurel.

Jackie Yamanaka

The American West is a popular genre here in the US and around the world.

And the people who bring this region to life - western writers - will be in Billings this week.

Jackie Yamanaka

The Associated Press has declared Kathleen Williams the winner of the Democratic U.S. House Primary and Matt Rosendale the winner of the GOP Senate Primary

Rocky Mountain College

As acrimony and sharp divisions in politics and society continue to make headlines, a lecture series that opens this week in Billings hopes to teach participants how to bring civility back to our public dialogue.

Montana Department of Transportation.

With winter showing no signs of abating any time soon, Montana has already plowed through the money set aside by the state Department of Transportation's Maintenance Division to keep our roads passable. The challenge for officials is finding the money to keep the plows and sanding trucks operating until temperatures warm up.

Kay Erickson

Support from people and organizations from around the country and world is pouring into a Billing Congregation hit twice in recent weeks with racist graffiti and anti-LGBT pamphlets.

Hearts are literally everywhere at Grace United Methodist Church. They are stuck on the walls and lying on the tables with the just opened mail.  

Letters of support have come from other Methodist congregations, individuals, and from two Girl Scout troops.  

MSU Billings

Four finalists were chosen in the search for the next chancellor of Montana State University-Billings.

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