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Have You Heard: Burger Dive special goes national

Have You Heard: Burger Dive special goes national

One of Burger Dive owner Brad Halsten's top creations is on sale nationwide.

November 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Discount retailer Alco shuttering two Eastern Montana stores

Discount retailer Alco shuttering two Eastern Montana stores

Discount retailer Alco Stores announced Friday it is closing 200 stores nationwide and liquidating merchandise, including stores in two Eastern Montana towns.

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Gazette opinion: No change is good news in state business tax climate

Both Wyoming and Montana maintained their ranking in the top 10 best states for business tax climate in an annual report produced by the National Tax Foundation.

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Robert J. Samuelson: Why wages lag in recovery from Great Recession

WASHINGTON — I recently wrote about sluggish and stagnant wages, which are said to weaken the economy's recovery. I argued that workers' fear of losing their jobs is an important, perhaps decisive, explanation. In a nutshell: Frightened of being fired and being unable to find a new job, work…

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Guest opinion: American energy story entirely good news

Seemingly overnight, gasoline prices have plunged. Regular unleaded is approaching $3 per gallon at my local Wawa. That’s the lowest price since just after the recession ended.

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Guest opinion: Small financial steps can break debt cycle

Having credit available affords us the opportunity to get what we need (or want) now and pay for it later. But it can become a trap. If debt is not managed properly, it can snowball quickly, especially if balances aren’t paid off every month.

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Guest opinion: EPA carbon rule would mean fewer jobs, higher costs

The EPA’s new “Clean Power Rule” would impose new limits on carbon emissions that would devastate our coal industry. As a result, these rules will increase energy costs, hamstring job creation and economic growth and reduce the amount of revenue available for Montana’s infrastructure and sch…

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Billings has 3rd-biggest jump in country for September home sales

Billings has 3rd-biggest jump in country for September home sales

Eileen Ziler picked a good time to sell her Billings West End home.

October 26, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Guest opinion: Good management produces county's enviable fiscal health

Guest opinion: Good management produces county's enviable fiscal health

Most counties would love to be in Yellowstone County's shoes. We have a $100 million budget, a double A+ bond rating, adequate reserves and very little debt. I take great pride in showcasing a well-managed local government. Would it not be great if our federal government could make that clai…

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Have You Heard: Startup Weekend comes to Billings

The first steps are usually the toughest for budding entrepreneurs, so a group of experts is coming to Rocky Mountain College to help.

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Mall retailers optimistic after Scheels leaves

Mall retailers optimistic after Scheels leaves

Scheels Sporting Goods has officially closed in the Rimrock Mall, but mall retailers say they are optimistic after losing a major anchor tenant.

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From the Editor: Our community is better because of people like Paul Metzger

Thousands of people, many of them not yet born, stand to benefit from the generosity of Paul Metzger, the Laurel farmer who left $38 million from his estate to St. Vincent Healthcare and the Billings Clinic.

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Amazon hopes to swipe market share with mobile payment app

NEW YORK — Amazon is taking direct aim at mobile payment systems such as Square by introducing the Amazon Local Register, a credit card processing device and mobile app designed to help small business owners accept payments through their smartphones and tablets.

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Women business owners at a disadvantage when seeking bank loans

Women are a growing force in the business world, but if they own a company, they may still struggle to get a loan from a bank.

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Marketing Cooler: Don't forget the important role of internal communications

It was just a few weeks ago that I sat in a room with many other business owners in our community at a special-invite breakout session from the Big Sky Economic Development. Steve Arveschoug, executive director, asked each business leader to share their suggestions of what they thought the B…

September 01, 2014 12:00 am
Big Sky Economic Development: Own a business? You should have a plan

Big Sky Economic Development: Own a business? You should have a plan

When running or starting your own business, it can be easy to slip into self-deception. This begins when you start rationalizing any opposing evidence that is presented against your business idea.

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Sales Moves: Follow these tips when meeting with the CEO

Everyone tells you to meet with the decision maker.

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Gazette opinion: A taxing decision for Billings voters

Gazette opinion: A taxing decision for Billings voters

City finance director Pat Weber gave Billings good news Monday when he recommended a 2014 total property tax levy that is 10.58 mills less than last year.

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Robert J. Samuelson: Do Democrats do economy better? Nope

WASHINGTON — It’s a Democratic campaign consultant’s dream: a study from two respected academic economists concluding that, since the late 1940s, the economy has consistently performed better under Democratic presidents than Republican. The gap is huge. From 1949 to 2013, a period when the W…

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Profit potential: Is a franchise the right business model for you?

Profit potential: Is a franchise the right business model for you?

“Ribbit!” It’s the first sound one hears after opening the front door at Big Frog, a new business specializing in custom T-shirts, apparel and gifts. Big Frog’s amphibian-inspired doorbell and a décor that’s designed around a rain forest, aims to be fun.

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