• Young Entrepreneur-- Nicole Griffith

    Young Entrepreneur-- Nicole Griffith Well Pared LLC of Billings has been named SBA’s 2019 Montana Young Entrepreneur-Owned Business of the Year. It is owned by Nicole Griffith. Well Pared was initially founded in 2013 as a mobile food truck business.  At that time, “healthy” and “fast” were two words not commonly found in the Read More
  • Legacy Award -- Webb Brown

    Legacy Award -- Webb Brown Webb Brown who served 20 years as President/CEO of the Montana Chamber of Commerce has been presented with the SBA’s 2019 Montana Legacy Award. Read More
  • GTUIT Gets EcoStar Award

    GTUIT, LLC, Billings, MT was awarded the EcoStar Pollution Prevention Award for 2019. The award was presented at a reception hosted by Governor Bullock at the State Capitol Rotunda in Helena.  Read More
  • Business Champion -- Debbie Singer

    Business Champion -- Debbie Singer   Debbie Singer has been named as SBA’s 2019 Montana Small Business Champion of the Year. Singer is a Senior Economic Development and Key Accounts Specialist for Northwestern Energy. Read More
  • PacificSource Health Plans Names Langbehn Director

    PacificSource Health Plans Names Langbehn Director   PacificSource Health Plans has named Cody Langbehn as vice president and Montana regional director. In his role, Langbehn will serve as a member of the organization’s executive management group with responsibilities for all health plan activities in the state of Montana, as well as executive leader for issues related Read More
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  • Economic Update Series Schedule

        Registration is now open for the Montana Chamber Foundation’s 2019 Economic Update Series! The Montana Chamber Foundation, which hosts the series, announced the dates for its 14th Annual Economic Update Series. This annual series provides brief mid-year updates and economic projections for local, state, and national economies.  Read More
  • Will City Annex TEDD?

    Is the City of Billings really interested in annexing the TEDD? Last week, in being presented with a request from the Lockwood Water and Sewer District to allow the district to expand its boundaries, Council Members for the City of Billings quickly took the issue to the possibility of annexing Read More
  • Mid Year Economic Report

      Registration is now open for the Montana Chamber Foundation’s 2019 Economic Update Series!  The Montana Chamber Foundation has announced the dates for its 14th Annual Economic Update Series and registration is now open.This annual series provides brief mid-year updates and economic projections for local, state, and national economies. The series Read More
  • Judge says Election Challenge Has No Place in District Court

    Park County Judge Brenda Gilbert has thrown out a lawsuit that claimed the City of Bozeman violated state law by using public funds to campaign for the passage of a public safety mill levy to build a $40 million civic center. Read More
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  • NAIA Has Record Tournament at Metra

    NAIA Has Record Tournament at Metra   Each year for the past three years, the Division I Women’s Basketball Championship tournament for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) held in Billings, has been better than the one previous. This year was no different, with attendance far out-pacing that of last year, just as attendance last Read More
  • Johnson Interchange Construction Starts 2022

      The diverging diamond interchange proposed as part of the Billings Bypass at Johnson Lane and Interstate 90 in Lockwood will be built two to three years earlier than originally planned. The Bypass, which will connect Main Street in the Heights to the Johnson Lane Interchange, is being built in Read More
  • Billings Chamber Award Winners 2019

    Billings Chamber Award Winners 2019 Billings Clinic – Employer of the Year Andrew Newman – Newman Restoration & Cleaning The restoration industry has always been a piece of Andrew Newman’s life. He was first introduced to the business through his parents restoration company in his hometown of Sheridan, Wyoming.  Andrew recognized the opportunities to grow a business Read More
  • Time to Get Started!

    Time to Get Started! Bring the kids! Montana Women’s Run Getting Started Clinics begin on Monday, March 18, 5:30 pm, at Rocky Mountain College and Lockwood School, and will continue each Monday thereafter until race day on Saturday, May 11. Getting Started Clinics are an opportunity for women to get into shape to walk Read More
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  • Great People to Know... By Evelyn Pyburn

    Great People to Know... By Evelyn Pyburn

     

    Some years ago, in calling on a friend who operated a small business, with his wife, in Billings, as he busily continued his work, he said to me, “I envy you so much, because you get to go around town and get to know all the amazing people who own and operate businesses here.”

    He lamented that as one of them, he was always so busy that he never had the opportunity to get to know many of them himself, because, he said, he knew they had to be among the most interesting and highest caliber people.

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  • Sweet Entrepreneurship By Evelyn Pyburn

    Sweet Entrepreneurship By Evelyn Pyburn

     

    The current interest in entrepreneurs and the dynamics of start-up companies should be seen as a very positive turn of events. It’s not that entrepreneurship is a new idea or phenomenon, it’s that a whole new group of people are seeing it and understanding it for the first time and coming to appreciate it in a way they never would let themselves, when it is called Capitalism.

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Thursday, May 16, 2019
Montana Women’s Business Center in Bozeman has been recognized by the SBA with the National...
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Play N Learn Daycare and owner Raegen Breeden are this year’s SBA Montana Woman-Owned Small...
Thursday, May 16, 2019
The Montana Chamber Foundation’s 2019 Governors’ Cup Golf Tournament and Sandbaggers Reception...
Thursday, May 16, 2019
HydroSolutions, Inc. is a family operated, veteran-owned small business that was founded in 1999...
Thursday, May 16, 2019
A Bozeman biotechnology company founded on research conducted at Montana State University has...
Thursday, May 16, 2019
A new study from Business Roundtable finds that international trade supports 137,500 jobs in...
Thursday, May 16, 2019
KLJ, an engineering firm, announced that Rick Stiles has joined the Billings office.
Monday, May 13, 2019
This issue of the Big Sky Business Journal features the US Small Business Administration’s (SBA)...
Monday, May 13, 2019
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the addition of seven new clusters to the...