WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court delivered a potentially serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, imperiling billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who bought policies.
MISSOULA — Boeing is deciding what to do with six new commercial airplane bodies that fell off a train in western Montana, including three that slid down a steep riverbank, a company spokeswoman said Monday.
Zane Holdbrook’s livestock operation was developed through his studies at Rocky Mountain College. Ten students participated in the advanced entrepreneurial class, but only Holdbrook, 20, has received funding so far in the partnership with Yellowstone Bank.
One of Zane Holdbrook’s goats grazes on pastureland near Boyd.
Rocky Mountain College accounting student Zane Holdbrook talks about the class that helped him get a loan to boost his livestock business. Holdbrook raises sheep, goats and calves near Boyd.
Holdbrook feeds his Nubian goats on pastureland east of Cooney Dam.
Four of Holdbrook’s 36 Dorper sheep stand in spring pasture near Boyd. Holdbrook, a 20-year-old student at Rocky Mountain College, developed a plan to support his livestock venture in a new course for budding entrepreneurs.
U.S. Sen. John Walsh, left, talks with Jim Markel of Red Oxx Manufacturing before a small business roundtable in Billings on Friday.
U.S. Sen. John Walsh, right, and his wife, Janet, listen to small business owner Sidney “Chip” Fitzpatrick during a small business roundtable in Billings on Friday.
Members of the business community gather for a small business roundtable hosted by U.S. Sen. John Walsh and his wife, Janet.
Two Billings business owners received recognition in the Small Business Administration’s 2014 Small Business Week Awards announced Tuesday.
Anyone who ever hustled to boost sales, roll out new products and make payroll understands that starting a business can be a monumental challenge.
Economist Larry Swanson projects that Billings is headed toward a 2 percent unemployment rate in the next year. What does this mean for your business? If you’re like most businesses, you’re beginning to wonder how you will find employees in such a competitive environment. Now more than ever…
As Benjamin Franklin once said, “When you are done changing, you’re done.” Change should be embraced, and as a community we can lead the change we want to see.
In ways small and not so small, Small Business Saturday was a help to downtown Billings merchants as well as the people who ventured downtown to cross a few folks off their gift list.
THERMOPOLIS, Wyo. — A group of about 20 business owners sat inside a deserted cafeteria at Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital, quietly listening to a presentation about the Affordable Care Act.
HELENA — Montana is on track to recover the jobs lost during the recession later this year, but low productivity and an aging workforce could threaten future economic growth, state officials said Friday.
A friend I know lives in a community that was excited about a new business coming to town. But when the business fell far short of expectations, it wasn't long before locals let the owner know that things had to change.
Every day, America’s small-business owners overcome incredible challenges to pursue their dreams. But over the years, most have confronted one challenge beyond their control: the rapidly rising price of health coverage. As a result, many businesses have struggled to find health insurance tha…
JACKSON — When he's not at his day job in the office of a landscaping company, Mario Suclla builds websites.