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Nonprofit releases guide encouraging farmers to tap into tourism:


A regional organization has released a first-of-its-kind guide intended to help farmers and ranchers turn a profit from travelers. AERO, a sustainability nonprofit based in Helena, released the guide ...


Next Frontier Capital adds Les Craig as new Partner in preparation for close of second Fund:


Next Frontier Capital http://www.nextfrontiercapital.com is pleased to announce the addition of Les Craig to the partnership. "We could not be more excited to welcome Les to the Next Frontier ...


Missoula-based Xplorer Maps grows with the help of Opportunity Resources and the developmentally challenged community:


One Missoula company has grown to a new level all while helping developmentally challenged community. Just a few months ago opportunity resources came together with Xplorer Maps https://xplorermaps.com/ ...


Education to Battle Opiate Addiction Taking Root in Montana's Flathead Valley:




A great Christmas Gift for your family - Video & Film to DVD Transfer Services in Missoula:


Are you looking to get your old VHS tapes protected and transferred to DVD? Is your MiniDV, Digital8, 8mm, or Hi8 camera dead with no way to see the video? Need a way to preserve your Super8, 8mm, ...


Tom Snyder and Five On Black - Building A Brazilian Restaurant Chain In Montana :


"When you're starting a business, and when you're fleshing out the ideas, you cannot be afraid to admit to yourself that what you're doing is not good," says Tom Snyder, creator and owner of Five ...


Opinion: Outdated liquor laws hold restaurants back:


The gas stations of Montana own more liquor licenses than any other establishments in the state; this has led to a state full of gas stations where you can gamble, eat fried food and drink all day. The ...


Montana Co-ops make a difference: Crucible:


Crucible is Montana's first worker-owned cooperative. The design and fabrication studio in Bozeman was established by four native Montanans - wood and steel craftsman - who all have a passion for ...


Wheat Montana and Walmart expand partnership:


It's hard to miss Wheat Montana's https://www.wheatmontana.com/ giant silos outside Three Forks, but now with their partnership with Walmart http://www.walmart.com you're going to see their sign a whole ...


For Sale: Western Farmhouse in Montana's Scenic Bitterroot Valley:



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Bozeman close to adopting new rules on building homes, businesses:


In early September, a developer stood before Bozeman's leaders and told them more, and bigger, development is on its way. "People that I've worked with in other parts of the nation are interested in ...


Butte, Montana attracting movie-makers - 'Hollywood North':


If Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then filmmakers are beholding something beautiful about Butte. "This place, to us, can be a Mecca of filmmaking. We had a few filmmakers down in L.A. that came ...


Missoula's Satic Technologies sees growth opportunities in solar, data industries:


A technology company based in a nondescript building west of Missoula has found itself on the forefront of a green energy future, manufacturing a line of "Power Perfect" products suited for both home ...


New indoor modular construction company Tru-Home Montana aims to build headquarters, jobs in Missoula:


A new modular construction startup company in Missoula is part of a manufacturing industry in Montana that has added employees at more than double the national rate this decade. Tru-Home Montana https://www.tru-home.com/ ...


Handmade perfection from Chilton Skis hopes to break into high-end ski market :


George Gaines was a three- or four-times-a-year skier when he decided to rethink the whole recipe of ski design. A lot of sawdust, a Kickstarter campaign and awards from the University of Montana's ...


CostCare Missoula clinic to be 1st in state to offer direct primary care for $70 monthly fee:


A 10-year-old medical clinic in Missoula is shifting its approach to health care, becoming the first in the state to offer primary care for a low monthly fee that could save patients money for routine ...


Building pride in 'American made':




CNN - 20 gifts travelers will actually want - Montana's VIM & VIGR - Not your grandma's compression socks:


There's something to be said about arriving at a destination with ankles the same size as they were before takeoff. For some people, long flights are synonymous with swelling and the compression ...


Legislation aims to help small Montana banks:


U.S. Sen. Jon Tester unveiled legislation recently that aims to release small-town banks from being subject to the same legislation that large, national banks have been held to since setting off a financial ...


406 will remain Montana's only area code for years:




Can Do: Breaking Into The Burgeoning Drone Industry From Bozeman:


"If you act, you'll either fail and learn, or you'll succeed. Either one is productive and useful. If you don't act, nothing happens." That's Shane Beams, the owner and chief engineer of Vision Aerial, ...


Front forging partnerships with other breweries in Great Falls, Montana:




Blackfoot and T-Mobile to Bring the Un-Carrier to More Montana and Wyoming Customers:


Blackfoot has entered into a definitive agreement with T-Mobile to provide fiber back-haul services to T-Mobile tower sites throughout Montana and Wyoming. With Blackfoot's fiber back-haul services, ...


Montana could face glut of business sales as baby boomers retire, Missoula broker says:


The wave of retiring baby boomers will do more than leave Montana with a shortage of skilled workers, it may also leave the state with a glut of businesses up for sale. More than half of those will ...


Medicine Springs Mineral Therapy - Former Montana chemistry teacher creates Medicine Springs, a hot spring remedy:


About five years ago, Brandon Price quit his job as a chemistry teacher to help find a remedy for his mom. "My mom has bad arthritis in her hands, and she can't open and close them very well," Price ...


Trusted startup advice not successfully followed, and it's my fault:


And it goes a little something like this. First rule: Stay true to the original cause, even when distractions are abundant. Second rule: Surround yourself with people who are smarter than you are. ...


Set for growth: University of Montana-based biotech firm DermaXon looks to slow age-related skin diseases:


An upstart biotech company with ties to the University of Montana got a boost Wednesday from Missoula County, with commissioners approving a state grant application to fund seven new jobs, including ...


Big Sky Resort named one of top 3 ski resorts in US:


Big Sky Resort is ranked Number two among the best ski resorts in the U.S. according to a new report. TurnKey Vacation Rentals pulled together information on more than 260 ski resorts in the United ...


Podcast - Can Do: James Scott Jr. (First Interstate Bank) And Banking As A Family Business:


The Scott family continues to run the publicly traded, 120 office, six state, $12 billion First Interstate Bank https://www.firstinterstatebank.com/ system out of Billings, Montana as if it was ...


Missoula investment company Front Street Capital Management finds success in companies that empower workers:


"We think living and working in Missoula gives us an advantage over the thousands of other mutual funds, since we are less apt to be influenced by the crazy swings and sensitivities of Wall Street. We ...

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