LAUREL — The third and final day of the final year for the Special Olympics Montana State Summer Games' three-year stop in Billings brought mixed emotions for the thousands of people who organized, volunteered at and competed in them.
More than 1,000 athletes, several hundred coaches and many more family members have gathered in Billings for one of the year’s biggest sports events.
Year one was all about getting established and figuring out how to run things. Year two brought the chance to refine operations, improve on successes and address any issues.
The National MS Society, NW Chapter has announced its 2013 Montana Leadership board. Those from Billings include board chair Dick McCann, a retired attorney, and vice chair Rex Dietz, MD, from Rocky Mountain Vein Center. Additional board members include Becky Polinski; Deanna McCann with Cit…
Rick McCann, First Interstate Bank economist and senior investment manager, told Billings business leaders they will have to wait a couple of years for a real economic recovery. He made his annual economic analysis Friday during a lunch seminar at the First Interstate Bank Operations Center.
As First Interstate Bank economist Rick McCann was telling Billings business leaders Friday that the economic recovery remains elusive, the Dow Jones Industrial Average agreed. The Dow ended the third quarter with its worst performance since the 2008-2009 economic meltdown.
First Interstate Bank Staff Economist and Senior Investment Manager Rick McCann talks about consumer spending after an economic seminar in Billings.
First Interstate Bank Staff Economist Rick McCann outlines national, regional and state economic trends during a presentation to business leaders at the First Interstate Operations Center.
Businesses, which make up 16 percent of U.S. gross domestic product, aren’t spending much money.