• Fighting Online Sales Tax

    by Tim Fox, Montana Attorney General Every April brings collective dread as Tax Day approaches and we all must work our way through the maze of rules and exemptions. Just about everyone agrees that tax law is far more complex than it should be. Unfortunately, for Montana businesses, it could get Read More
  • Regulations Cost $2 Trillion in 2017

    A relentless message from the business community is that regulations cost too much in many respects. In simple terms of dollars and cents it seems their concerns are well founded. The federal regulatory burden imposed a cost of nearly $2 trillion in 2017, according to a recent survey conducted by Read More
  • Montana’s High-Growth Companies to Watch

      The Montana High Tech Business Alliance has announced a list of 12 Montana High-Growth Companies to Watch in 2018. This is the second year the organization has recognized emerging stars among the 570 high-tech and manufacturing firms it has identified in Montana’s booming tech industry. A 2018 survey conducted Read More
  • Oil on Comeback, Bakken Expected to Beat Production Record of December 2014

    From OilPrice.com: The Permian has been stealing headlines and analyst attention over the past year...but higher oil prices over the past few months have prompted drillers to grow production not only in the Permian, but also in the older and more developed plays such as the Bakken in North Dakota Read More
  • Little Company Doing Big Things

    Little Company Doing Big Things Quietly doing business in Lockwood is a small company doing big things. NorthWest Industries of Montana rebuilds pumps – small ones and giant ones – pumps that keep products like oil, gas, diesel, propane, butane, anhydrous ammonia, water, etc. moving across hundreds and thousands of miles to markets. Their customers include large Read More
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Market Update

  • Skip King - Small Business Person of Year

    Skip King - Small Business Person of  Year Charles “Skip” King has been named SBA’s 2018 Montana Small Business Person of the Year. Read More
  • Lisa Harmon - Small Business Champion

    Lisa Harmon -  Small Business Champion Lisa Harmon been named SBA’s 2018 Montana Small Business Champion of the Year. Read More
  • Kris Carpenter - Woman-owned Business Person

    Kris Carpenter - Woman-owned Business Person Kris Carpenter has been named SBA’s 2018 Montana Woman-owned Small Business of the Year. Carpenter established Sanctuary Spa and Salon (“Sanctuary”) in 1998 on the west end of Billings.  Sanctuary is a full service spa and salon offering hair, makeup, waxing, body treatments, massage, facials, nails, and retail.  The salon Read More
  • Electric City Coffee Bar & Bistro Named Veteran-Owned Business

    Electric City Coffee Bar & Bistro Named Veteran-Owned Business Electric City Coffee Bar & Bistro, LLC and owners Thad and Heidi Reiste are this year’s Montana Veteran-Owned Small Business of the Year. Read More
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  • Nursing Program Received Accreditation

      Billings Clinic announced that its Nurse Residency Program achieved accreditation with distinction from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).  Read More
  • Cindy Lyle Joins Stockman Bank

    Cindy Lyle Joins Stockman Bank Cindy Lyle has joined Stockman Bank as Vice President, Director of Marketing. In her new position, Lyle will define, plan and lead brand management, develop marketing strategies designed to sustain and grow the Stockman Bank brand and its commitment to community, build customer relationships, and support company growth. This includes Read More
  • Morgret Promoted to Chief of Bank Supervision

    Morgret Promoted to Chief of Bank Supervision   Jeremy Morgret has been promoted to chief of branch supervision for Stockman Bank. Morgret, who has been with Stockman Bank since 2011, brings more than 16 years of banking experience to the position.  Read More
  • Two Nights of Rock, July 20 & 21 at Cove Creek

      Montana Pipeline Presents two nights of 90’s rock slated for July 20th and 21st at the Cove Creek Outdoor Pavilion in Billings, Montana. Sugar Ray and their well-known frontman, Mark McGrath will headline Friday night with support from Toadies and Steve Fulton Music. On Saturday night, 90’s rock sensation, Read More
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  • The case against the Beartooth Front District

    The case against the Beartooth Front District

    by Jessica Sena, Communications Consultant Montana Petroleum Association 

    State and local coffers have been impacted by the loss of tax revenue from natural resource development. Oil and natural gas production has not yet recovered in Montana, though prices have reached highs not seen since 2014.

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  • “Work is about who we are.” by Evelyn Pyburn

    “Work is about who we are.”  by Evelyn Pyburn

     

    It’s been my observation in life that human beings were meant to work. We are hard-wired to work – or perhaps another way to say it is, we are programmed to produce, to create, to build, to do.

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Wednesday, May 09, 2018
U.S. Senator Steve Daines announced the United States Under Secretary of Energy, Mark Menezes,...
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Blade Stiller has recently joined Stockman Bank as a commercial loan officer. His responsibilities...
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
S&K Aerospace has been named SBA’s 2018 Montana 8(a) Graduate of the Year. It also won the...
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
NXGEN International, Inc. (“NXGEN”) has been named the SBA’s 2018 Montana Small Business Exporter...
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
The Atlantic Richfield Company has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal of a...
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
The Leadership Montana Board of Governors has named Chad Lippert as the recipient of the 2018 Tom...
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans...
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Attorney General Jeff Sessions released a fiscal...
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
In honor of Earth Day, Montana State University Extension’s EcoStar awards program recognized a...