Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The “quiet” recovery of the oil industry is the biggest story for Montana in 2017, according to Patrick Barkey, director of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER) of the University of Montana. A second big story has been the budget

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Wild fires had their impact on tourism in Montana, reported Norma Nickerson, Institution for Tourism and Recreational Research. With 55 percent of tourism business owners reporting a downturn, predictions that 2018 will be better may not mean as

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Traveling anywhere in Montana, fields of big round bales, corn, sugar beets, wheat, barley, etc. or pastures of grazing cattle or sheep roll by the car window, rather mundanely, but they should be heralded for what they represent, one, if not

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Accidents and fatalities associated with railroads are on the decline in Montana state rail safety inspectors told the five- member panel of the Montana Public Service Commission.
According to data produced by the Federal Railroad

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018


The Montana Public Service Commission has filed a complaint in Montana District Court to levy fines against ABACO Energy Services, LLC for repeated failure to comply with a December 2016 order directing the company to file rate

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Protested taxes remain an issue of concern for county government.
Most of the budgets for Yellowstone County’s many departments are “functioning as planned,” according to the county’s director of finance, Kevan Bryan, in reviewing the

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Big Sky Economic Development (EDA) will take the lead in the process of developing a master plan for the One Big Sky Center (OBSC), as one of a number of community organizations that comprise “Strategy Partners”, including the project’s lead

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

While some parts of the state were literally on fire during the summer of 2017, causing severe economic mayhem, the economies of Montana’s traditionally faster growing urban areas were “catching fire” more figuratively.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

 

While comparing Billings with other Montana communities is a common endeavor and certainly an annual one with the Economic Outlook seminar, Big Sky Economic Development (EDA) conducts another study that compares the Magic City

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