Friday, November 10, 2017

 

Billings-based Yellowstone Bank announced a sponsorship of Montana & Idaho Community Development Corporation, a nonprofit that provides business financing and consulting services that help “nearly bankable” small-business owners. Yellowstone Bank’s sponsorship will allow Montana & Idaho CDC to expand the technical assistance it provides to entrepreneurs and small-business owners in accounting, marketing and other areas of business management.

“The

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Wednesday, November 08, 2017

by Evelyn Pyburn

As much as everything changes, yet it remains the same.

There’s some kind of saying about that.

What it really speaks to, one has to suspect, is the re-discovery of the same truths, generation after generation. The past seems to be quickly forgotten and we fail so miserably at teaching history that each new generation comes to believe it is special in its ability to discover realities that no one else seems to have even noticed.

Tuesday, November 07, 2017


by Evelyn Pyburn
So, do you know what the word “pusillanimity” means?
It was a word used frequently in an on-line conversation I recently came across involving people from around the world regarding Americans and the issue of gun control.
The perspectives were interesting, but rather sadly, the conclusion of most of those involved was that eventually American “pusillanimity,” would result with Americans giving up their guns.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

 

by Evelyn Pyburn

In a day when headlines are daily dismaying. When one is pushed to wonder if the whole world has gone crazy. When one hears of incident after incident of people behaving badly, you might be forgiven if you forget the greater reality of the people all around you who make our communities great.

Nothing reaffirms the true reality of exactly how great people around us are, more so than Family Business Day when we recognize people whose

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

 

 

Columbus IGA & Stillwater Family Pharmacy won the State Farm Family Business Award in the Medium Business category. The Family Business awards are presented annually by Montana State University Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship.

The Columbus IGA and Stillwater Pharmacy is very much a family business – that of the Matovich Family. And, the family and their business are very much a pillar of the community of Columbus.