Big Sky Economic Development Authority
With low unemployment, falling fuel prices, and growing consumer demand, the greater Billings area and most of Eastern Montana have been enjoying a good run, experts say.
At Trailhead Spirits in downtown Billings, owner Casey McGowan is selling the Montana brand as much as his own products. So it’s worth jacking up his prices if the money comes back to his community.
Eileen Ziler picked a good time to sell her Billings West End home.
With conveyor belts whirring in the background, officials at FedEx Ground introduced its new transfer hub to local leaders Wednesday on Billings’ West End.
Billings-area business leaders are pushing Yellowstone County commissioners for a new rural taxing district to boost industrial development.
The first steps are usually the toughest for budding entrepreneurs, so a group of experts is coming to Rocky Mountain College to help.
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.