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The Big Sky Business Journal is a family-owned and operated business based in Billings, Montana.

It was started by Dennis and Evelyn Pyburn in 1982, making it the first business publication in the state. It is the only independent business publication (not associated with daily newspapers) in the Montana.

Events
Like so many other events, this year the Montana Economic Outlook will be different. The Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Montana has announced that, rather than a hal...
The Billings Chamber has announced its “Keep the Cheer Here” campaign to encourage shopping locally. The campaign extends from Nov. 16 through Dec. 21. Shop Small Saturday is Nov. 28. The event fe...
NOAA predicts that Montana can expect a cool, wet winter that could lead to heavy runoff next spring. The forecast was made by the Corps’ Missouri River Water Management Division. Despite cold,...
St. John’s Foundation announced it has received a $50,000 Challenge donation from Stockman Bank in support of the Nursing Apprentice Fellowship program to help address the growing demand for nurse...

A Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott is in the process of construction in Laurel. Managing partner of the motel is Erck Hotels of Helena, a company that manages a number of motels throughout the region. Another investor in the business, Steve Solberg, Laurel, said that the while footings for what will be a 75 –room motel are in, the contractor, Dick Anderson Construction, has halted constructi...

Culminating years of work, a small satellite designed and built by Montana State University students  was launched on Feb. 20, aboard a cargo resupply rocket bound for the International Space Station.

The bread loaf-sized satellite, called by the acronym IT-SPINS, will dock at the space station until later this spring, then be propelled into orbit and commence a more than six-month mission ...

By Evelyn Pyburn

Several times my husband mentioned that I needed to listen to this guy on the radio but I didn’t listen much to the radio except when traveling in the car, so that’s when it happened. I even remember what street we were on when I first heard Rush Limbaugh. We were on Central Avenue near the bowling alley. He took my breath away, so astounded I was. It was a burst of sunshin...

AAA’s latest automated vehicle survey finds more than half –58% — of drivers want to see Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), like automatic emergency braking and lane assistance, in their next vehicle, with a majority (80%) looking for advancements to these systems. These findings signal that people are open to more sophisticated vehicle technology, which opens the road to boosting publ...

B&F Excavating, of Columbia Falls has sold to Integrated Securities Solutions of Kalispell.

The Northern Rockies Coordination Center, which is part of the National Interagency Fire Center, put the estimated cost of fighting the 75 large wildfires Montana in 2020 at $55 million. Those fires burned a combined 335,242 acres of land.

The expansion of Headframe Spirits whisky making capacity ...

Liberty Named Head of Foundation

Adam Liberty has been named President of the Billings Catholic Schools Foundation (BCSF). He will work closely with the Board of Directors to establish long-term goals, strategies, plans and policies and serve as a liaison between the BCSF, the Billings Catholic Schools and the community. He mos...