Big Sky Economic Development Authority
The former Granary restaurant reopened Monday in Billings with a revamped menu, a casual taproom for beer lovers and a new banner.
Most of the vests, hunting gear, fishing poles and exercise equipment are in place at the new Scheels Sporting Goods store on Billings’ West End.
A month after an aspirational visit to Sioux Falls, S.D., participants’ minds are still working through the takeaways — and formulating possible next steps — based on what they saw during an extensive three-day tour of South Dakota’s largest city.
By the slimmest of margins — 5-4, with 1 abstention and one council member absent — the Billings City Council on Monday approved a construction and maintenance agreement that will lead to the building of a pedestrian bridge connecting Minnesota Avenue to Montana Avenue at North 25th Street.
After retiring from Rocky Mountain College, what does Greg Kohn do for an encore? For starters, he has embarked on a project to bring chief executives and business owners together so that they can share ideas and improve their businesses.
An unusual entry appeared in the Sunday Billings Gazette help wanted ads: Yellowstone County Justice of the Peace vacancy.
David Hoffman, director of external affairs for PPL Montana, left, listens to Big Sky EDA president Steve Arveschoug's introduction at a briefing Friday.
Pete Simonich, the vice president and chief operating officer of PPL Montana speaks at a briefing session hosted by the Big Sky EDA on Friday.
Pete Simonich, the vice president and chief operating officer of PPL Montana, and David Hoffman, the director of external affairs for the company, speak at a briefing session hosted by the Big Sky EDA on Friday.
GLENDIVE — In a conference room in the Yellowstone River Inn here on the edge of the Bakken oil boom, community leaders from around the region gathered Wednesday to talk about how to deal with that boom.
Steve Arveschoug, executive director of the Big Sky Economic Development Authority, leads a discussion during a session with business leaders and democratic legislators Monday morning.
Spurred by work at other AA school districts and the urging of Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau, Billings Public Schools has begun considering how a community dropout prevention effort could work here.
A proposal to install a sidewalk on Hillner Lane in Lockwood to provide children with a safer path to school got a boost on Friday.
Supporters of a new Parmly Billings Library had big news for the City Council on Monday night: donations in the form of cash and pledges totaling $3.4 million have been made to the library foundation.
The Yellowstone Valley Chapter of the Society of Human Resource Management hosts a program from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May, 10, at the Billings Holiday Inn Grand Hotel. The cost is $17 at the door or $18 using PayPal online. Steve Lehman, attorney at law, Crowley Fleck Law Firm, is the g…
For nearly 20 years, ZooMontana on Shiloh Road has been a destination for families, students, walkers and nature lovers. It’s a place where folks from all over this region take their children, grandchildren and visitors for wholesome fun and conservation education.
Montana State University Billings officials on Wednesday night outlined their plans to conduct a study of the economic impacts of tax increment financing districts in Yellowstone County and took public comment on how to approach the study.
Volunteers with United Way pick up trash and debris around Rimrock Auto Arena on June 29, 2010. Rimrock Auto Arena was damaged by a tornado on June 20, 2010.
Rimrock Mall's marketing director accepts job with economic development organization Jeremy Vannatta, Rimrock Mall's senior marketing manager, has taken a position with the Big Sky Economic Development Authority as the director of business outreach, recruitment and marketing. His last …
To some people, economic development means traveling to far-flung places and luring a factory, shopping mall or call center to your town, often with incentives such as cash or tax breaks.