We were talking about downtown crime. We were talking about the transients downtown. And, we got to talking about how empty the big Billings Gazette building has been of late. "Didn't you hear that building is for sale?" I asked them. "Really?" They asked. Yep.
I was sitting in my car outside of a store in Billings on Sunday afternoon, and I spotted a couple guys with clipboards getting signatures from people walking in. What in the world are these guys collecting signatures for? Is it the marijuana legalization thing again? Nah, it can't be that because EVERYBODY is signing this thing, and they look excited to do so.
Start school sooner, and get done with school sooner. That's what Montana State University is planning for the Fall semester in Bozeman, according to an announcement made just before the weekend kicked off.
"Got a call from a man who wanted me to know I am losing my job because I am an atheist, liberal ding dong who supports baby killing and population control. And all along I thought it was a changing business model."
This is, of course, major news on Montana's political scene, as The Billings Gazette is not only Montana's largest newspaper, it is also one of the most liberal anti-Trump editorial pages in the region.