Montana Department Of Commerce
Polar Plunge. A frigid fundraiser brought 50 swimmers briefly into the water of Lake Elmo, all for the benefit of Montana Special Olympics. Yellowstone County Undersheriff Kevin Evans, the event chairman, reports that the 2014 Polar Plunge raised about $24,000 — $4,000 more than last year.
The Montana Department of Commerce has $500,000 in state accommodations tax funds available for tourism-related facility improvement projects through the Montana Office of Tourism’s 2014 Tourism Infrastructure Investment Program.
The holidays are upon us. Our homes fill with loved ones, the slopes become blanketed in sheets of white, and as our hearts get bigger — our wallets get a little thinner. As we embark upon the season of giving, I’d like to remind us all to give the gift that keeps on giving: shopping “small”.
HELENA — Doug Mitchell, a former top administrator in the state, federal and nonprofit sectors and a private business owner, will take over Monday as deputy director of the Montana Department of Commerce, Director Meg O’Leary said Friday.
The Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary in Red Lodge has been named as one of eight recipients of a total of $500,000 in grants from state tourism officials.
Nine years ago the Outside Magazine Buyer’s Guide selected a bag by Billings-based Red Oxx Manufacturing as part of its Gear of the Year. Such widespread exposure for Red Oxx’s PR5 Safari Beanos bag helped spark interest from buyers scattered all across the globe.
GREAT FALLS — Next year's Made in Montana trade show is moving from Great Falls to Helena.
When Dave Hofer’s piggies go to market, they’re often bound for Japan or China, which is why the Montana Hutterite is closely watching Trans Pacific free trade talks.
HELENA — State officials say Montana's commodity exports held steady last year at $1.6 billion.
MISSOULA — Two revered Missoula summer festivals got a boost Monday from the Montana Office of Tourism’s Special Events grants.
HELENA — The Montana Department of Commerce says it is looking for nominations for its annual tourism awards.
SEELEY LAKE - Voters in Seeley Lake are being asked if they want to implement a 3 percent resort tax, with 95 percent of the proceeds to be used to pay for a new water system and a planned $20 million sewer system.
Snowy Mountain Development Corp. in Lewistown, received a $26,250 planning grant from the Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund through the Montana Department of Commerce. The funds will assist Central Montana Rail with a preliminary engineering report to assess the flood-damaged railroad …
ZooMontana has been named as one of a dozen recipients in communities across Montana that will receive a Montana Department of Commerce tourism grant. A news release from the zoo said it will receive $20,231 to build new interactive exhibits in its Living Wall area. "This gift is exactly wha…
Gov. Brian Schweitzer made a trip to Times Square in New York City in April with semi-trucks promoting Montana attractions such as Yellowstone and Glacier national parks.
HELENA -- Gov. Brian Schweitzer will appear on the "Late Show with David Letterman" show Wednesday, with the late-night gig coming as part of a Big Apple tour promoting Montana products and as a vacation destination.
HELENA — The state says it is opening three Asian trade offices to replace one recently closed in Taiwan.
HELENA -- The Montana Department of Commerce says state exports reached a record high in 2011.
Images of bighorn sheep making their way through wildflower grasses along a mountain top, a bison standing before snowy peaks and the iridescent hues of spring water at Yellowstone National Park have been featured in national publications, billboards and buses across the United States.
To feed the world, you need a seat at the table. That’s what Montana wheat producers hoped for last spring when long-delayed free trade agreements with three rapidly improving economies seemed ready to pass.