• Two More StartUps

    Two More StartUps To help other startup businesses establish a website that looks professional and yet is reasonably priced is the goal of the startup business of Jenna Jones. Jones presented the concept that she has for her business at One Million Cups, a trouble shooting “coffee” held every Wednesday morning specifically to Read More
  • Billings Tech Company, GTUIT, Doubles Sales

    Billings Tech Company, GTUIT, Doubles Sales   Billings-based GTUIT, LLC doubled its sales last year, and looks to do the same next year. Actually, says company President and CEO Brian Cebull, “We will do better than that, but I am trying to be conservative.” What he is really trying to say is that “the sky’s the Read More
  • Start-ups Solve Problems, Over a Cup of Coffee

    Start-ups Solve Problems, Over a Cup of Coffee   Two emerging new companies in Billings were featured during the first meeting of 1 Million Cups, a national program that supports entrepreneurs by providing an opportunity to network, share information and solve problems. Launched by the Kauffman Foundation, the program is called “1 Million Cups,” because it’s usually over Read More
  • NFIB Helped Kill Most Bad Legislation for Business

      By Riley Johnson, Montana State Director National Federation of Independent Business The good economic news just keeps coming, as today’s release of NFIB’s monthly Small Business Economic Trends (SBET) report revealed. Not so widely reported, however, is the small bit Montana played in keeping the state’s economy on the Read More
  • Montana Legal Profile Looking Better

      Since 2012, Montana’s state liability system has improved from 45th in the country to 7th overall this year, according to a biennial report released by the Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The ILR recently released its 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey, which included its Read More
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  • Survey Checks Political Leanings For Montana and Wyoming

    Indecision is the main findings for many upcoming primary races in Montana and Wyoming according to the results of the 32nd Mountain States Poll conducted by Montana State University Billings. The renamed poll (formerly known as the MSUB Poll) surveyed voters in Montana, and for the first time, Wyoming. Read More
  • Oil Production Predictions Missed the Mark

    Oil and gas production in several regions of the country continue to defy previous estimates, in some cases tripling them, according to new estimates released by the U.S. Geological Survey. In North Dakota, the Bakken shale now produces annually an amount that is more than three times what the USGS Read More
  • MSU Gets Approval for Accelerated Nursing Program

      Approval was granted for expansion of a Montana State University program designed to prepare students who already have a bachelor’s degree for a career in nursing. Read More
  • Grant Looks Good for BSEDA

    Grant Looks Good for BSEDA The federal Economic Development Administration (EDA) took the occasion of the 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Big Sky Economic Development Authority (BSEDA) to announce that the agency has given a recommendation for approval of the grant for which BSEDA applied to help fund the acquisition of the former Montana National Read More
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  • Billings Businesses, Property Owners Take Problems Head-on

    Even though they hoped it might have been less, about 50 percent of respondents who participated in the Billings Chamber of Commerce’s survey said they have been impacted by the presence and activities of street people, said Daniel Brooks at a townhall style meeting about public safety at the Northern Read More
  • Bypass Won’t be Bypass

    The Billings Bypass will not be called the Billings Bypass. Maybe it will be called the Lockwood-Heights Commerce Park Way. Read More
  • Billings Launches 1 Million Cups to Showcase Entrepreneurs

    Billings Launches 1 Million Cups to Showcase Entrepreneurs Billings is now the newest home of a national program to engage, educate and connect local entrepreneurs. Founded by the Kauffman Foundation, 1 Million Cups is based on the notion that entrepreneurs network and discover solutions over a million cups of coffee. The free, weekly gathering helps build startup communities Read More
  • Airport Starts Construction

    Airport Starts Construction After years of planning, the expansion and remodeling  project of the Billings Airport was kicked off last week with a ground breaking. Among the dignitaries present, the $55 million project was, frequently, referred to as a “huge deal,” for Billings. Read More
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  • The Primary “Shouldn’t” By Evelyn Pyburn

    The Primary “Shouldn’t”  By Evelyn Pyburn

    “….but they SHOULD want to help their neighbors,” said a friend recently in defending her position on a favored publically- funded program that would most definitely qualify as a socialist policy.

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  • Infrastructure Shortfalls Impact Income

    The American Society of Civil Engineers reports that Montana is listed as 33rd in terms of the condition of its infrastructure. It says that American families lose $3,400 in disposable income every year or $9 a day due to infrastructure deficiencies.

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