Department Of Commerce
HELENA — Cities, counties and schools in Eastern Montana affected by the oil boom along the North Dakota-Montana border are one step closer to getting millions of dollars of state money to help pay for water, sewer and other projects.
HELENA — The Montana Department of Commerce says it is awarding grants to 17 local tourism-related events in 12 communities around the state.
To visualize the economic impact to Billings of the Bakken oil boom, you can watch the oil field trucks rumble by or you can track subtler clues.
HELENA — Gov.-elect Steve Bullock on Friday unveiled his first three Cabinet appointments, selecting two women and one man to head the departments of Labor and Industry, Commerce and Corrections.
CASPER, Wyo. — Last year was big for Wyoming overseas and across borders.
Last year, Montana exported $27.1 million worth of peas and lentils — more than triple the value exported in 2010, according to the Montana Department of Commerce.
HELENA -- Lewis and Clark County is forming a working group and holding a public meeting at Pioneer Hall in Marysville at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday to listen to residents' concerns.
Ups and Downs gives a quick take on news of the week.
The issue of medical marijuana will be back on the agenda — twice — when the Billings City Council meets Monday night.
Work force training grants from the state of Montana helped support the creation of 550 jobs over the past three years in Yellowstone County. All these jobs pay better-than-average wages.
When Custer Country's promotions contract went to the Billings Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitors Bureau in September, some in the southeast Montana tourism region feared domination by Billings.
HELENA — Montana's former tourism director who was fired last summer has filed a lawsuit in federal court contending her civil rights were violated.
Launching the new Custer Country tourism organization for southeastern Montana is on a fast track, with the Billings Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitors Bureau gearing up for next year’s tourism season.
HELENA — Southeastern Montana’s $400,000 state tourism promotion contract, which was yanked from a prior group after a Justice Department probe, has been awarded to the Billings Chamber of Commerce/Convention and Visitors Bureau.
HELENA - Leaders of Custer Country, the tax-funded tourism promotion group that includes Billings, broke state contracting laws and later lied about it to their own board members and a state investigator, a Montana Department of Justice probe has concluded.
HELENA - The Department of Commerce says it wants Montanans to help test the speed of the state's broadband Internet infrastructure.
HELENA - Two Montana biomedical research institutes are getting a big funding boost from the state.