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Gazette opinion: Creating better ways of getting around downtown

Gazette opinion: Creating better ways of getting around downtown

For the majority of us who drive downtown, snagging a parking spot is part of the daily routine.

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Experts, public join to craft a downtown parking plan

Experts, public join to craft a downtown parking plan

New ideas and old challenges were on display Wednesday morning as a visiting panel of parking experts engaged with downtown merchants; advocates for people with disabilities; and workers, shoppers and diners who regularly use downtown parking.

August 07, 2014 1:30 am Photos

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Billings' 1st Internet service provider announces closure

Billings' 1st Internet service provider announces closure

As befits the first high-speed Internet company in the Billings area, Internet Montana announced on its website Monday that it is closing.

November 18, 2013 4:30 pm Photos

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Pioneering Billings computer company turns 35

Pioneering Billings computer company turns 35

Disco dancing was big back in 1978 when Bill Gates co-founded Microsoft in Seattle and Mike Schaer co-founded Computers Unlimited in Billings.

September 13, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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Billings entrepreneur Mike Schaer talks about Computers Unlimited's history and the memorabilia they have collected for their 35th anniversary. 

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'Strangled' voice finds relief in botox injections

'Strangled' voice finds relief in botox injections

The award-winning developer of Billings’ downtown historic district had a voice disorder so devastating that he would fly to San Francisco for treatment. Without the treatment, he sounded like he was being strangled.

June 05, 2013 6:30 am Photos

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Physician at work

Physician at work

Dr. Jennifer Andrus, an ear, nose and throat specialist at Billings Clinic, and Mary Dawes, LPN, left, inject a small amount of botox into the affected muscles of Mike Schaer's vocal chords. The injection is designed to treat his Spasmodic Dysphonia, a neurological disorder affecting the voi…

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Mike Schaer

Mike Schaer

Mike Schaer of Billings and Dr. Jennifer Andrus, an ear, nose and throat specialist at Billings Clinic, discuss a procedure he underwent to treat a neurological disorder that affects the muscles in his voice box. The treatment involves injecting botox into his vocal chords.

May 29, 2013 2:15 pmLoading…
Botox injection

Botox injection

Dr. Jennifer Andrus, a specialist in the disorders of the ear, nose and throat at Billings Clinic, injects botox into Mike Schaer’s larynx muscles to treat a neurological disorder that affects the voice muscles. The disorder causes voice breaks and can give the voice a tight, strained quality.

May 29, 2013 2:15 pmLoading…
Gazette opinion: Opera-Venture merger ensures shows will go on

Gazette opinion: Opera-Venture merger ensures shows will go on

Last year might have been the finale for Venture Theatre. The revelation of financial mismanagement that came to light in December might have meant curtains for the children’s classes, the musicals and other contemporary theater productions.

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Venture Theatre pays city, looks ahead to open house May 11

Venture Theatre has paid its debt to the city of Billings and is looking ahead to an open house and grand reopening party May 11 at the community theater.

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Venture Theatre raises $112,000, begins plans for next season

Venture Theatre raises $112,000, begins plans for next season

The shows will go on. Money keeps rolling into the Venture Theatre Capital Campaign and planning has begun on the 2013-14 season.

March 07, 2013 7:50 pm Photos

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Q Cuisine turns to full-time catering

After 11 years of running The Q Cuisine on Montana Avenue, Mike Schaer’s family closed the fine-dining restaurant on Feb. 9 and will focus on Q Catering.

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Venture Theatre starts paying debts, continues its season

Venture Theatre starts paying debts, continues its season

Venture Theatre has paid off the payroll taxes it owed the IRS, and board members said they will pay the remaining penalties and interest later this week.

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Bakken boost and healthy ag prices keep region's economy afloat

Bakken boost and healthy ag prices keep region's economy afloat

The Bakken oil boom was only one undercurrent pulling the Billings economy into stronger territory during 2012.

December 30, 2012 12:10 am Photos

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New board announced for BID

New board announced for BID

The Business Improvement District has announced its board of directors for fiscal year 2013. They are: Michael Gray of G&G Advertising, board chairman; Mike Schaer of Computers Unlimited, vice chair (two-year term); Norman Miller of the Miller Building, secretary/treasurer (one-year term…

November 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Mike Schaer

Mike Schaer

Mike Schaer

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2012 Roche Jaune Awards for Business Excellence announced

Winners of the 2012 Roche Jaune Awards for Business Excellence have been named and were set to be announced Thursday at the Billings Depot.

October 21, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Mike Schaer, owner of Computers Unlimited, talks about his years

Mike Schaer, owner of Computers Unlimited, talks about his years

Mike Schaer, owner of Computers Unlimited, talks about his 30 years of helping to restore historic Montana Avenue. Schaer recently was awarded a 2012 Montana Historic Preservation Excellence Award.

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Businessman lands state preservation award for Montana Avenue transformation

Businessman lands state preservation award for Montana Avenue transformation

When Mike Schaer moved his small Computers Unlimited staff to Montana Avenue in 1983, derelicts and prostitutes ranged free and hundreds of pigeons made homes in the roofless historic buildings. Some of Schaer’s friends thought he was, well, a bit daft.

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