With low unemployment, falling fuel prices, and growing consumer demand, the greater Billings area and most of Eastern Montana have been enjoying a good run, experts say.
The Yellowstone County Commission took the first step on Tuesday toward creating a new rural taxing district to encourage industrial development in Lockwood.
The effort to restore intercollegiate football to Montana State Billings is taking a slightly more serious turn this weekend.
Eileen Ziler picked a good time to sell her Billings West End home.
With conveyor belts whirring in the background, officials at FedEx Ground introduced its new transfer hub to local leaders Wednesday on Billings’ West End.
Billings-area business leaders are pushing Yellowstone County commissioners for a new rural taxing district to boost industrial development.
They went to Sioux Falls, S.D., and liked virtually everything they saw.
A month after an aspirational visit to Sioux Falls, S.D., participants’ minds are still working through the takeaways — and formulating possible next steps — based on what they saw during an extensive three-day tour of South Dakota’s largest city.
The Billings Chamber of Commerce has announced its 2014-2015 board of directors, effective July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015.
Nationally recognized speakers in the business of health care will be featured at the Big Sky Business Healthcare Summit on July 9 and 10 at the Crowne Plaza.
By the slimmest of margins — 5-4, with 1 abstention and one council member absent — the Billings City Council on Monday approved a construction and maintenance agreement that will lead to the building of a pedestrian bridge connecting Minnesota Avenue to Montana Avenue at North 25th Street.
The Bakken oil boom and skyrocketing farm commodity prices kept the Billings economy chugging through the recession, and still economic developers believe its train has yet to come in.
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It’s one sign of a robust economy and an economic indicator that’s rarely seen in many parts of the country. Yellowstone County’s 3.7 percent unemployment rate is less than half of the national average of 7.6 percent.
For many years, Montana has developed our natural resources — we can think of timber in Western Montana, copper in Butte, coal throughout many parts of the state and again a resurgence of oil and gas in Eastern Montana. At their economic peaks, each energy industry has created a quick demand…
As the Legislature winds down, bills significant to Billings remain unsettled, lawmakers told residents during a Wednesday video conference.
Steve Arveschoug, executive director of the Big Sky Economic Development Corp., speaks with Rep. Kelly McCarthy of Billings during a public video link discussion with state legislatures at MSUB Downtown on Wednesday afternoon.
The newly renovated Northern Hotel opened to rave reviews over the weekend. At one point during the festivities, Steve Arveschoug, executive director of Big Sky Economic Development, asked co-owner Mike Nelson what the county economic development agency could do to help assure the Northern’s…
You wouldn’t know it by the more than 500 applicants competing for 117 jobs at the soon-to-reopen Northern Hotel, but the job market in Yellowstone County is starting to favor workers.