Friday, November 22, 2019

With the Montana Lottery Commission’s  approval at their Nov. 21 meeting, sports betting will become lawful in certain locations in Montana. The state legalized sports wagering through House Bill 725, which established that the Montana State Lottery would oversee legalized sports betting. Online gambling remains illegal in Montana, so Montanans will only be able to place bets at designated locations. These locations will need both a gambling operators license and an all-beverage liquor

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Sobba Cycle has opened in the Mercantile building in Missoula recently. Sobba Cycle is riding to a beat on High-tech stationary bikes. Also open recently in Missoula is Sweat Shop Studio and Hyper House.


Fuddruckers in Missoula, has closed. The owners, Russ and Patsy Klare have closed the business after 25 years.

Monday, October 28, 2019

All of the 52 six-pane windows at Sperry’s Chalet at Lake McDonald Lodge at Glacier National Park are installed. The  interior walls and doors are stained a rich chocolate brow and it looks like the construction crews will meet their goal of wrapping up the rebuilding of the historic dormitory before the snow sets in.


Results from a water-quality sampling project on the Kootenai River indicate there are elevated levels of selenium in water and fish tissue and

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Montana State University announced that its newest residence hall will open in fall 2020, to be named Hyalite Hall. Construction on the $50 million project began in May 2018. Hyalite Hall will house up to 510 students. It is being funded by student room and board fees; no taxpayer dollars are being used.


A Columbia Falls company started a year ago making bikes specifically for use in Montana mountains. Called Esker Cycles the company is owned by Tim Krueger. The

Monday, September 23, 2019

SoClean, an international medical supply company, is opening its second North American location in Kalispell next month. SoClean anticipates having a workforce of 250 employees or more. The Kalispell facility will include sales, customer service, technology support, marketing, and human resources. SoClean makes and sells automatic cleaning devices for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure machines. (CPAP)


Attorneys for the Trump administration want a U.S. judge to