FPSS016-Sound Cops-The Friday Packet with Stocky and Stout

Join Stout and myself as we discuss the city administrator search in Billings as well as the cities noise ordinance.

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FPSS014-Josiah Hugs-The Friday Packet with Stocky and Stout

On this episode we speak with the Downtown Billings Alliance resource outreach coordinator Josiah Hugs. He takes us through his journey of recovery, and details the challenge of getting people with addiction problems in Billings into treatment, as well as some of his success stories. You can find him downtown “dealin’ that hope” as he likes to call it on a regular basis.

downtownbillings.com/forrealchange.com

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FPSS013-Beermageddon-The Friday Packet with Stocky and Stout

Join us on the next logical step in our podcast progression, Booze. Along with the engaging conversation on liquor we do a live listen-in on the Billings City Council!

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FPSS012-Big Casino-The Friday Packet with Stocky and Stout

This week we delve into a $1,000,000,000 industry in the state of Montana, Gambling. Join us as we discuss all the good and bad that comes with casinos in the city of Billings. Along with casinos we also get into a wonderful and thought provoking discussion on horse movies and Bacon Substitutes.

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FPSS011-TIF-a-licious-The Friday Packet with Stocky and Stout

If You were looking for a podcast with all the information on TIF you could ever want. Congratulations! You’ve found it. Join us as we traverse the steep, precarious mountain that is T.I.F. in Billings, Montana.

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FPSS010- James & Emily-The Friday Packet with Stocky and Stout

The Great Divide Mountain Bike Route starts in Banff, Alberta, Canada and finishes in Antelope Wells, New Mexico a 2,768 mile journey the follows the continental divide.  Our guests, James Chandler and Emily Meick, completed more than 700 miles of it In their first attempt, ending around Bannack, Montana.  Join us as Emily and James describe what its like to fight two grizzlies at the same time,  why beavers are not to be trusted, and why squirrels are just shifty, shifty tree rats.

http://tourdivide.org

http://crustbikes.com

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FPSS009-Ed Kemmick-The Friday Packet with Stocky and Stout

Our next guest has been a newspaper reporter, editor, and columnist in Montana since 1980. In 2011 he published “The Big Sky by and by” which is a collection of his journalism over the years plus several essays and one short story. Recently he announced that effective July 1st 2018 his independent news site Last Best News would be suspending operations. This week we welcome Ed Kemmick to the podcast. We talk about his years covering the city council, the future of print newspapers, and beer allergies. Oh and please enjoy the sound of a American Robin serenading you during the podcast.

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FPSS-007- Sugar Rush-The Friday packet with Stocky and Stout

This week on the packet we discuss the city’s budget, stormwater problems, and code violations. We also consume copious amounts of sugar in an attempt to reach a higher level of consciousness.

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