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Report: 1 in 7 North Dakota jobs oil-related

Report: 1 in 7 North Dakota jobs oil-related

BISMARCK, N.D. — Job Service North Dakota data show about one of every seven private sector jobs in the state are related to oil and gas production.

August 01, 2014 3:34 pmLoading…
Ad Watch: Daines debuts spot on timber bill

Ad Watch: Daines debuts spot on timber bill

HELENA — As campaign season moves into full gear this year, the TV airwaves already are getting clogged with political advertisements. Once again, the Gazette State Bureau will be fact-checking and interpreting some of these ads in its “Ad Watch” series.

May 01, 2014 4:30 am Video
Economic leaders, indicators point to potential for more good-paying jobs to boost Butte economy

Economic leaders, indicators point to potential for more good-paying jobs to boost Butte economy

BUTTE — Butte might never flash the boom-town badge it did decades ago when the “richest hill on earth” was indeed that.

March 23, 2014 12:10 pmLoading…

Funding woes cut program; Eight staffers to lose jobs

BUTTE — Eight full-time staff members will lose their jobs after money ran out for a research-and-development program located at Montana Tech.

August 03, 2013 3:00 pmLoading…

Wyoming job numbers lag behind pre-recession levels

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming’s unemployment rate has been dropping over the last two years, but the state still hasn’t replaced all the jobs it lost during the recession, according to the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services.

May 21, 2013 2:11 pmLoading…
Study: Wyoming outdoors spending nets $4.5B, jobs, tax revenues

Study: Wyoming outdoors spending nets $4.5B, jobs, tax revenues

CASPER, Wyo. — Outdoor recreation is a big business and job creator in Wyoming, an industry report shows.

February 17, 2013 10:06 pmLoading…
Bullock seeks governor’s office vowing to create jobs, protect union rights

Bullock seeks governor’s office vowing to create jobs, protect union rights

GREAT FALLS — After greeting some old friends, Democrat Steve Bullock gets right to the point with union groups about the importance of the 2012 governor’s race. Bullock, Montana’s attorney general, spoke to some members of the Great Falls Education Association earlier this month. He quickly…

September 23, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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Wyoming unemployment inches down

Unemployment in Wyoming continued to inch downward in January, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported last week.

March 18, 2012 2:23 pmLoading…

Butte-area residents benefit from Bakken boom

BUTTE — Kyle Hoggatt spent more than a month sleeping in his Honda Civic last summer in Williston, N.D., and said it was well worth it.

January 02, 2012 9:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming jobless rate shows little change

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose slightly to 5.8 percent in November, up from 5.7 percent in October.

December 20, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Northwest College, Choice Aviation launching aeronautics program

POWELL, Wyo. — A new collaboration between Northwest College and Choice Aviation will help aspiring pilots earn their license and possibly find work in the aviation industry.

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Western Republican caucus touts jobs bills

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Slamming President Barack Obama's job creation policies as "a string of broken promises," a group of Western Republican lawmakers Thursday unveiled a suite of bills they said will create thousands of jobs in the West.

September 08, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…
Union members celebrate Labor Day, call for solidarity

Union members celebrate Labor Day, call for solidarity

While celebrating Labor Day at Rose Park, area union workers said on Monday that they must make their voices heard across the nation in the face of recent heated politcal battles across the country regarding the labor movement.

September 05, 2011 6:30 pmLoading…
Dave Merchant at Edwards Jet Center

Dave Merchant at Edwards Jet Center

Dave Merchant says his second job working as cargo handler at Edwards Jet Center has helped him cope with back problems.

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Sieg Holso routes alder wood panels

Sieg Holso routes alder wood panels

Sieg Holso has worked for Dave Filener Construction for 21 years, doing everything from fine woodworking to steel. He spent Monday routing the alder wood panels inside Cody’s new Best Western Ivy Inn.

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Fourth quarter wages, jobs increase

CASPER, Wyo. — Natrona County added 1,200 jobs in the fourth quarter of 2010, the most of any county in the state.

August 06, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Cody Labs plans $2.5 million expansion

CODY  — A $2.5 million warehouse facility planned for construction here will allow Cody Labs to expand its storage capacity and add about 20 new jobs, a partner in the project said this week.

June 29, 2011 4:45 pmLoading…
Casper council adds city jobs

Casper council adds city jobs

CASPER, Wyo. — Facing an embarrassment of riches, Casper City Council members Wednesday added to next year’s budget proposal several city jobs lost to last year’s budget cuts.

June 04, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Study: Stalled energy projects cost Wyoming big money, jobs

CASPER, Wyo. — A U.S. Chamber of Commerce report released Thursday found that stalled energy projects are costing Wyoming billions of dollars and thousands of jobs, and representatives of the group point to an uncertain regulatory process and opposition from environmental groups.

March 10, 2011 11:30 pmLoading…

Wyoming starts 2011 with 3,800 more jobs

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming started the new year with 3,800 more jobs than it had at the start of 2010, an increase of 1.4 percent.

March 08, 2011 1:26 pmLoading…

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