Downtown Billings turned into Times Square under the Rimrocks for a fantastic New Year’s Eve celebration. Music, dancing, food and outdoor heaters kept the party going until an estimated 5,000 people gathered to watch a glittering New Year’s ball drop from Skypoint to greet the new year.
A couple of young business owners haven’t wasted any time in their careers since they were featured in separate issues of Billings Business over the past couple of years.
40 Under 40: Wayne Wilcox, owner, Big Sky ATM/Lukas Seely Presents/Advanced Wall Advertising/ Drink Check Inc.
When Wayne Wilcox decided to go into business for himself, he was looking for a way to improve his lifestyle.
DAVID GRUBBS/Gazette Staff Wayne Wilcox got his start investing in automated teller machines, and now his business has grown to include strategic advertising and machines that allow bar patrons to test their blood alcohol level.
Some 50 Billings businesses are busy answering the calls from 350 oil companies hungry for workers, trucks, pipe and more, so they can keep pumping crude out of Eastern Montana and western North Dakota.
Wayne Wilcox, owner of Advanced Wall Advertising, is pictured with an ATM and TV screen at Texas Roadhouse.
Stubbornly high unemployment and sluggish economic growth have persisted even though economists say the deepest recession since the Great Depression officially ended in June of 2009.
You’re waiting for your order at a restaurant in the Rimrock Mall. What are you going to do? You’re trapped for a few minutes.
Funnyman Wayne Wilcox will be one of the hosts for a comedy open-mic night beginning at Asian Nights Casino next month.