Monday, August 05, 2019

Montana’s residential property values increased an average of 12.5 percent over the past year, according to the Department of Revenue in its biennial reappraisal. The average increase for businesses was almost 10 percent.

Monday, August 05, 2019

In the fall of 2019 NorthWestern Energy will begin upgrading the 109-year-old turbines and generators in the Madison Powerhouse downstream of Ennis Lake. The original powerhouse building will remain in place, largely unaltered, while four new

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Monday, August 05, 2019

2019 is unveiling to be a year of continued growth, according to the state’s premier economist, Pat Barkey of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research (UM), in a mid-year update of Montana’s economy, last week. “It’s a good news story,” he

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Monday, August 05, 2019

When it comes to competing with other states, Idaho is upping the anti.

Idaho’s new governor, Brad Little, is on a mission to reduce red tape on businesses in Idaho. His first two executive orders were the Licensing Freedom Act and the

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Monday, August 05, 2019

A Montana District Court judge has vacated a water  discharge permit for the Montanore Mine, a proposed silver-copper mine,  five miles northeast of Noxon in Sanders County, near the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness. The permit was issued

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Monday, August 05, 2019

Under the Trump Administration there have been changes made to rules governing employee insurance that have expanded and improved benefits, over the past year.

Monday, July 22, 2019

The U.S. economy continues to move into positive territory. For the first quarter of 2019, real GDP (Gross Domestic Product) in 2012 prices was about $18.9 trillion after a healthy year-on-year growth of 3.2 percent. Plus, the national

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Southeastern Montana Development (SEMDC) announced last week that eight grant applications have recently been awarded into the SEMDC service region. 

“These funding opportunities resulted in $1,357,500 being awarded to much needed

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Miles City was identified as the safest place to live in Montana by HomeSnacks, an on-line real estate blog that ranks communities according to data gathered by Census, FBI, OpenStreetMaps, and dozens of other sources.