- 1 Fruit sold at Costco, Sam's Club recalled after listeria found at packing company
- 2 Man admits tying nooses on son's, ex-wife's necks, pulling them behind SUV
- 3 Miles City man dies in rollover near Worden
- 4 Massive industrial fire shuts down state highway, causes flight cancelations
- 5 45 cows killed by single lightning strike near Darby
Better Business Bureau is warning Montana residents with a 406 area code of a phone scam that appears to come from a legitimate Verizon customer service phone number.
CASPER, Wyo. -- Casper's opportunities for attracting data centers and other high-tech business would improve with a connection to the Interstate 80 fiber optic cable corridor, said officials for the Casper Area Economic Development Alliance. They said they'll fund a study on the cost and va…
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyomingites can help cure the state of its numerous cellphone dead zones by downloading a free app onto their smartphones.
Over the past year, America’s broadband report card, in my estimation, has gone from a D to a C minus. Although the United States has definitely shown signs of improvement in high-speed Internet access, the achievements have been mostly in mobile broadband, not the wired broadband we need fo…
There’s a myth spreading around in government circles that the private sector can’t be trusted to deliver vital telecommunications services to our nation’s communities. Therefore, the solution is — you guessed it —taxpayer-funded, government-owned telecom networks.
Montana State University in Bozeman will offer an online, noncredit class on the Bakken oil development.
HELENA — About half of the executive branch employees in state government have received pay increases this fiscal year under the state’s “broadband” pay plan, even though the 2011 Legislature froze their base pay.
The arrival of high-speed broadband access to the Internet is having the same effect on rural America as the arrival of electricity and telephone service: It is transformational.
CODY, Wyo. — The Wyoming Business Council is asking residents of the state’s northwest corner to help identify gaps in broadband Internet service, a move that could help close service loopholes in the future.
The state of Montana and the Beartooth Resource Conservation and Development District plan a workshop on expanding Internet access and capabilities to assist the state in identifying Montana’s specific needs in the development of a statewide broadband plan.
CODY, Wyo. — Students in parts of northern Wyoming will see Ethernet broadband service reach their schools by the end of this year, a move that promises to enhance education now limited by bandwidth.
RICHMOND, Va. - Telecommunications companies in 16 states are sharing more than $103 million in federal funding to help expand broadband Internet access to rural America.
HELENA — A Montana telephone cooperative landed a $70 million federal loan Wednesday that will enable it to expand high-speed Internet and television service into rural north-central Montana and two towns in southwest Montana.
The American Indian Foods project represents a growing number of Native-owned businesses that employ the time-tested methods of growing, cultivating and harvesting food consistent with our respect for the land. Yet their products often sound more like the shopping list at a chic urban health…
CODY, Wyo. — The Wyoming Rural Development Council invites northwest Wyoming residents to join in a discussion about benefits and access issues related to high speed Internet service at a 10 a.m. meeting July 11 in the Park County Library's Grizzly Hall in Cody.
KALISPELL — In the basement of one of Kalispell’s historic east-side homes, Mike Apgar helps make sure computer users the world over are getting what they pay for from their Internet service providers.
HELENA — It won’t be completed until 2013, but the $19.5 million federal stimulus-funded Internet project for the Crow Indian Reservation will bring high-speed, cable Internet access to 1,700 homes and businesses on the rural reservation.
JACKSON — Over $11 million in federal grants will help pay for a broadband connection for the Jackson area, providing the valley with its first hardwire Internet connection.
HELENA — A telephone cooperative and the Montana State Library will receive stimulus money to expand high-speed Internet service on the Crow Indian Reservation and at 42 public libraries.
FARGO, N.D. - Supporters of a high-speed broadband network that connects researchers in a dozen northern states say the system is in good shape despite university budget cutbacks, thanks in part to a new federal initiative.