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Montana’s oil production held steady last year, but North Dakota pumped 60 percent more crude than in 2011.
EASTERN MONTANA — Like wagon trains of yesteryear, the traffic tells the tale of the Bakken oil boom.
SIDNEY - When logging fell off around Kalispell, Brenda and Vance Birkey, natives of western Montana, moved 550 miles away to Sidney to work in the Bakken field, perhaps the biggest oil find in modern U.S. history.
A nonprofit organization based in Colorado, the American Humane Association, donated $20,000 on Monday toward caring for as many as 700 of the James Leachman horses on private and Crow Reservation land east of Billings.
With dignitaries and employees looking on, Sam’s Club distributed $38,000 in grants to 20 organizations Wednesday afternoon before the 136,000-square-foot store swallowed up its first shoppers.
A 2:17 p.m. flight last Tuesday from Miles City to Gillette and Denver illustrated the financial challenges of screening passengers and luggage at the country’s smallest airports to meet federal Homeland Security standards.
Great Lakes Aviation, a Wyoming-based company, will take over flights being dropped by Big Sky Airlines.
ConocoPhillips is preparing to spend hundreds of millions of dollars in retrofitting its Billings refinery to handle the heavier, dirtier Canadian crude flowing from the oil sands of northern Alberta.
For the first time in the tourna-ment's history, the American Bowling Congress rolled into Billings dropping up to $40 million in the region.
Downtown bank employee Penny Doak dropped by The Great Wall Chinese Restaurant at 1309 Grand Ave., for lunch Monday and was served a "Sorry, we've closed" sign.
Montana Power Co. has filed for dismissal of a lawsuit claiming shareholders have been harmed by the companys decision to exit the utility business and become a telecommunications company.
Montana Power Company on Friday transferred $25 million to repay a loan from a subsidiary called Entech. The money was transferred before MPC responded to a request by Montana regulators to explain its use of $150 million in bonds sold last month.
A half-dozen businesses are remodeling individual spaces in the former Yellowstone Garage building across from Depot Antiques.