The Billings Outpost


Friday, August 22

is the last day to:

•Comment on 2014-15 waterfowl seasons. Montana’s Fish & Wildlife Commission is seeking comment on, among other things, a new zoned split season for the Central Flyway waterfowl seasons with different zone boundaries for duck hunting and goose hunting. The commission is proposing to add Carbon and Yellowstone counties to Zone 2 for goose hunting only. Zone 2 currently includes Big Horn, Treasure, Rosebud, Custer and Prairie counties. Comment by 5 p.m. at by clicking “Hunting” or mail to: FWP – Wildlife Bureau, Attn: Public Comment, P.O. Box 200701, Helena, MT 59620-0701. For information, call (406) 444-2612.

Sunday, August 24

is the last day to:

•See “Face to Face, Wall to Wall,” an exhibition at the Yellowstone Art Museum. The exhibition is a celebration of self, others and the realm of human imagination by emerging and highly recognized artists.

Wednesday, August 27

is the last day to:

•Comment on the reissuance of a hazardous waste permit for the CHS Laurel Refinery. Comment is also sought on the final cleanup of the facility. The draft permit, Statement of Basis, environmental assessments and a Fact Sheet can be viewed at or at the Laurel Public Library, 720 W. Third St. Comment by the end of business by mail to Becky Holmes, DEQ Permitting and Compliance Division, Waste and Underground Tank Management Bureau, P.O. Box 200901, Helena, MT 59620-0901 or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Direct questions to Ms. Holmes at (406) 444-2876 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Thursday, August 28

is the last day to:

•Make a reservation for the Sept. 3 meeting of Town and Gown, at which former Mayor Chuck Tooley speaks on the Billings Not in Our Town movement. Mr. Tooley has operated Tooley Communications for more than 30 years and has been a director or trustee of numerous organizations. Reception, 6 p.m.; dinner, 6:45 p.m.; speaker, 7:30 p.m.; Prescott Hall at Rocky Mountain College. $20 for dinner. RSVP by noon at 294-4230 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

•Submit bids for new long-term pasture facilities that provide a free-roaming environment for wild horses. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management plans to remove 2,400 animals from the range in fiscal year 2014 because the free-roaming population of BLM-managed wild horses and burros was estimated to be 49,209 as of March 1, which exceeds by more than 22,500 the number determined to be the appropriate management level. Off the range, as of June, more than 47,000 wild horses and burros were cared for in either short-term corrals or long-term pastures. Bidding requirements are posted in solicitations L14PS00777 and L14PS00792, the details of which are at Click on “Search Public Opportunities”; under Search Criteria, select “Reference Number”; put in the solicitation numbers (L14PS00777 and L14PS00792); and click “Search.” Applicants must be registered at to be considered for a contract.

Friday, August 29

is the last day to:

•Submit entries for the final Photographic Institute of the Yellowstone Expo on Oct. 2-30 at the Rocky Mountain College Ryniker-Morrison Gallery. Entries must be framed and ready for gallery hanging. Go to for print rules and entry form or call 652-8247.

Wednesday, September 24

is the last day to:

Visit the Western Sustainability Exchange’s Livingston Farmers Market this season. Locally grown produce and meat, baked goods, prepared foods, beer and handmade arts, crafts and jewelry are available, along with music. 4:30-7:30 p.m., Sacajawea Park Band Shell. For information, go to



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