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ABC "Shark Tank" star to headline Billings chamber event

The Billings Chamber of Commerce has caught a pretty big fish for its annual breakfast next spring.

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Chamber News: Chamber turns to Charlie and Gus to help bring tourists to town

Chamber News: Chamber turns to Charlie and Gus to help bring tourists to town

Tourism is an industry in Billings that, despite its economic impact, is often not considered one of our community’s heavy hitters. Energy — yes. Health care — yes. Agriculture — yes. But with more than $250 million a year flooding into Billings from visitors, the industry is one to take ser…

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New report shows wage disparity in Montana for women, American Indians

HELENA — A disproportionate share of Montana women and American Indians and other people of color are earning less than a living wage, according to a report released this week.

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Glendive woman pleads guilty to stealing $33,000 from Chamber of Commerce

GLENDIVE — The former executive director of the Glendive Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture has pleaded guilty to stealing $33,000 from the organization.

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Chamber News: Sales tax works for Sioux Falls, and it could work for Billings, too

When 25 Billings leaders set off for Sioux Falls, S.D., last month, pennies were not on their minds.

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Hong Kong official touts trade opportunities with Montana

Hong Kong official touts trade opportunities with Montana

With a population seven times larger than Montana in an area one-sixth the size of Yellowstone County, Hong Kong seems to have little in common with Big Sky Country.

May 15, 2014 3:30 pm Photos

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Billings city leaders see benefits from Young Professionals Network in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Tomorrow’s Sioux Falls business and organizational leaders said they’ve been greatly aided by the networking and friendships made through the chamber’s Young Professionals Network.

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Billings group tours Sioux Falls sports complexes, trail systems

Billings group tours Sioux Falls sports complexes, trail systems

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The locker rooms inside Sioux Falls’ signature current construction project, the 12,000-seat, $115-million Denny Sanford PREMIER Center, won’t smell anything like a locker room.

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Overwhelming GOP favorite Daines spreads message of more jobs, less government

Overwhelming GOP favorite Daines spreads message of more jobs, less government

Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part series on the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate

May 06, 2014 12:30 am Photos

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Billings leaders tour Sioux Falls to get ideas, inspiration

Billings leaders tour Sioux Falls to get ideas, inspiration

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — With the goal of opening hearts and minds to new ideas, 25 Billings business, hospitality and civic leaders are in Sioux Falls Monday through Wednesday on a Chamber of Commerce journey being billed as an “aspirational” city visit.

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Chamber News: Chamber favors state-based plan for protecting sage grouse

Chamber News: Chamber favors state-based plan for protecting sage grouse

An issue plaguing agriculture, energy development and environmentalists today is the preservation of the sage-grouse, a bird with breeding habitat in plains and grasslands through the upper northwest states of Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Idaho, California, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, North and…

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MetraPark to bid tourneys with business support

MetraPark to bid tourneys with business support

MetraPark will be bidding on two tournaments for 2016 with financial support from local business to cover lost capital improvement fees.

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Friends prove it takes a lot of hard work to become your own boss

Friends prove it takes a lot of hard work to become your own boss

Two Billings friends came up with the idea to start their own business when they were cleaning Trinity Lutheran Church on Grand Avenue for a national cleaning service.

January 12, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Chamber News: We need your help in developing 'Chamber of the Future'

As Benjamin Franklin once said, “When you are done changing, you’re done.” Change should be embraced, and as a community we can lead the change we want to see.

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Rocky a candidate to host NAIA national women's tournament

Rocky Mountain College is in the running to be the host institution for the NAIA Women's Division I Basketball National Championships beginning in March 2015, according to Rocky athletic director Robert Beers.

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Community livability will be key to future job growth, economist says

Community livability will be key to future job growth, economist says

A declining birth rate will dampen future population growth to the point that net migration — people moving from place to place — will help determine which communities prosper and which ones stagnate, an economist says.

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Chamber of Commerce developing strategic plan with the future in mind

Just because you’re in tall cotton doesn’t mean you can’t do better.

October 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Fundraising underway for restoration of Yellowstone Kelly grave

Fundraising underway for restoration of Yellowstone Kelly grave

It started three years ago in an email sent by a disgruntled visitor from California.

July 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Chamber News: Good things are happening at your Chamber of Commerce

Good things are happening at your Billings Chamber of Commerce/Convention and Visitors Bureau, in turn making great things happen for the business community. More and more businesses choose to become part of the Chamber/CVB (70 new member businesses so far this year, for a total of 1,189 mem…

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