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July 26, 2017

'We've been discovered' White Sulphur Springs, Montana gets ready for Red Ants Pants Festival:



July 20, 2017

Bozeman homes add $524 million in value in two years, tax assessors say:



July 19, 2017

Meet the Mayor Who Used Millennials to Revive Her Small Town:



July 15, 2017

Great Falls has always been great and proves it once again:



July 7, 2017

How a Small City Took On a Financial Giant--and Reclaimed Its Most Precious Resource:



July 2, 2017

Growing for prosperity? As Gallatin County, Montana adds residents, are the jobs keeping up?:



July 2, 2017

Bozeman affordable housing program isn't working, mayor says:



June 17, 2017

Empty Bowls - Bending Toward Justice, 6/29, Missoula, Montana:



June 15, 2017

Remember the Population Bomb? It's Still Ticking:



June 14, 2017

In new Millcreek housing, refugees and the recently homeless can afford to live next door to doctors and lawyers:



June 14, 2017

How Urban Planners Can Encourage 'Vibrancy' -- and Create Safer Cities:



June 13, 2017

New Web Based Tool Helps to 'Design Your Town':



June 11, 2017

Making sense of modern Bozeman - Montana's 'fancy place':



June 11, 2017

As Bozeman ponders its budget, here's how much the city wants to spend on civilization:



June 11, 2017

Cohousing puts the emphasis on neighborhood :



June 11, 2017

Whitefish to Tackle Affordable Workforce Housing Master Plan:



June 9, 2017

Missoula among national leaders in 'complete streets' policy :



June 3, 2017

Today's TED Talk with Michael Bierut: How to design a library that makes kids want to read:



May 31, 2017

Eleven New Grant Opportunities:



May 31, 2017

The 24 coolest towns in the USA - 2017:



May 29, 2017

How 'sticky' Detroit locations and streets add up to a more lively downtown:



May 29, 2017

America's Cities Are Running Out of Room:



May 26, 2017

How can the U.S. restore civility? This panel has some ideas:



May 25, 2017

Four New Grant Opportunities:



May 21, 2017

The 6 Cutest Main Streets In America - Broadway Avenue, Red Lodge, Montana:



May 16, 2017

Five New Grant Opportunities:



May 15, 2017

What Makes Downtown Bozeman the Best Downtown in the Northwest?:



May 15, 2017

Prairie Lights: This is Billings, Montana in one paragraph:



May 14, 2017

'Off the rails': How Bozeman, Montana's push to think big picture amid growth went astray:



May 9, 2017

Fitbit ranks Billings, Montana as 7th most active city in U.S.:



May 6, 2017

Over fifty years ago in Sidney, Montana, people treated a stranger, someone who was different, with dignity and respect.:



May 5, 2017

HRDC says each chronically homeless resident costs Bozeman $28,000 a year:



May 4, 2017

Come join the discussion at Hometown Helena at The Montana Club every Thursday at 7AM at The Montana Club:



May 2, 2017

"Build a Better Monster: Morality, Machine Learning, and Mass Surveillance":



April 28, 2017

Top concerns for Bozeman-area towns: housing, transit and mental health:



April 19, 2017

How Poverty Changes the Brain:



April 18, 2017

Bozeman affordable housing program isn't working, mayor says:



April 18, 2017

New Tool Lets Cities See Where Trees Are Needed:



April 18, 2017

3 Ways Local Philanthropy Made a Difference in Small Towns:



April 17, 2017

Creating Inclusive Communities: Notes From a Conference:



April 12, 2017

Inspiring America: Neighbors Help Each Other at "Repair Cafe" - Is there one in your community?:



April 8, 2017

Why We Need Fewer 'Tribes' and More Networks:



April 8, 2017

How Seattle Is Curbing the Power of Neighborhood Groups:



March 30, 2017

These 10 Innovative Partnerships Are Cultivating Healthier Communities and Workforces:



March 27, 2017

The Most Sustainable Town in America:



March 20, 2017

Every Town Needs a Remakery:



March 14, 2017

Tell Us Something - Don't Look Back - 3/21 - Missoula, Montana:



March 1, 2017

How Smaller Communities Can Survive in an Age of Disruption:



February 27, 2017

A New Way of Living Comes to Missoula, Montana:



February 21, 2017

Tiny homes, big dreams: Bozeman group aims to house homeless:



February 11, 2017

Finding Your Hometown's Heartbeat: Community Engagement with Bouncy Castles, Beer Coasters, and Ball Games:



February 7, 2017

2016 State Well-Being Rankings - Montana #8 :



February 7, 2017

Video: Communities Built for Children:



February 2, 2017

Audi: "Daughter" From the Watch some of the best 2017 Super Bowl ads before the big game series:



February 2, 2017

'Walk with a Doc' Program Launches in Missoula:



January 29, 2017

Saving Bozeman: There's a generational divide on development in the heart of the city:



January 11, 2017

Five Low Cost Ideas to Make Your City Wealthier:



January 1, 2017

Billings Gazette Opinion: How to build up Montana in 2017 :



December 20, 2016

What Makes a Good Main Street Work?:



December 19, 2016

Building Cities to Meet the Needs of Women:



December 14, 2016

Amazon Weakening Communities and Local Governments, Report Finds:



December 12, 2016

Strong communities build strong leaders:



December 10, 2016

Top 10 reasons not to move to Bozeman, Montana:



November 24, 2016

A Very Happy Thanksgiving Video! May you always have so much for which to be thankful. :



November 23, 2016

What is Neighborland?:



November 19, 2016

Empower Montana working to create inclusive, welcoming communities:



November 18, 2016

Every Thursday Is Like Thanksgiving Here - Does your family have an extra seat at the table for a child in need?:



November 11, 2016

Thank a veteran today. And then thank their families.:



November 7, 2016

Portland First in Nation to Mandate Deconstruction of Historic Homes:



November 6, 2016

Bozeman Mayor Carson Taylor says neighborhood groups are key to preserving small-town feel:



October 25, 2016

The Future of Libraries:



October 24, 2016

Maker City: A Practical Guide for Reinventing Our Cities:



October 23, 2016

We must ask ourselves, where will the children go?:



October 21, 2016

Missoula named top 10 spot in US to see leaves:



October 18, 2016

Missoula was one of 60 cities nationwide marking a perfect score. Billings ranks lower on equality than Butte, Bozeman:



October 18, 2016

Upcoming Technical Assistance Opportunity:



October 13, 2016

Bozeman growing fast and not stopping:



October 12, 2016

Apply for Technical Assistance to Create Walkable, Healthy, Vibrant Montana Communities:



October 8, 2016

Listen to your POP and not your DAD: community leaders gather to talk placemaking:



October 2, 2016

Video: Downtown Missoula - Connecting our Community:



September 30, 2016

101 small ways you can improve your city:



September 24, 2016

As Our Jobs Are Automated, Some Say We'll Need A Guaranteed Basic Income:



September 19, 2016

MissoulaGov listserve provides a vehicle to discuss City Council Issues:



September 16, 2016

Cities Need Connectivity in the Global Economy.. and we're not talking about the Internet:



September 15, 2016

Out of the rubble - The Missoula Mercantile:



September 13, 2016

The Danger of Being Neighborly Without a Permit:



September 13, 2016

I am a product of the library:



September 10, 2016

Butte business leaders cite property taxes and health care as pressing concerns:



September 3, 2016

Doug Burgum talks about re-thinking cities:



September 2, 2016

Ranking communities on different consumer expenditures now easier than ever:



August 29, 2016

20 Exceptional Women who are making a difference in Billings:



August 27, 2016

Not In Our Town Billings, 8/28, Billings, Montana:



August 26, 2016

Intelligent Community of the Year Awards Contest Now Open:



August 25, 2016

Everything you've always wondered about Missoula but never dared to ask:



August 24, 2016

FOUR New grant announcements:



August 23, 2016

Wanted: Outstanding Montanans:



August 21, 2016

Missoula, Montana ready to welcome refugees - Mayor John Engen:



August 4, 2016

BBC News - Refugees in Missoula, Montana - A Rocky Mountain Debate:



August 2, 2016

NINE New grant announcements:



August 1, 2016

Choir! Choir! Choir! - The healing power of music - Is your community gathering and singing?:



July 26, 2016

Personal finance website ranks Billings as nation's 7th-best-run city:



July 25, 2016

As Missoula's core grows, executive director of Downtown Missoula Partnership works to find solutions:



July 21, 2016

"I'm Right and You're An Idiot: The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How to Clean It Up.":



July 20, 2016

Guest column: Missoula needs permanent, not temporary, downtown dwellers:



July 19, 2016

Great Falls, Montana Tourism agency launches "Great Friends League":



July 19, 2016

University of Montana Launches Welcome Week for New Students, Invites Public to Help Students Move In:



July 18, 2016

Five Factors Driving Economic Growth in Small Cities:



July 18, 2016

Public Invited to Share Testimonials About 'Backroads of Montana':



July 16, 2016

Is this city the best-kept secret in Montana? Some think so...:



July 16, 2016

Boulder Celebrates 9th Annual 'Tube To Work Day':



July 15, 2016

1500 People Sing 'Hallelujah' In An Abandoned Power Plant:



July 12, 2016

Home grown: Moving next to the farm - CBS Sunday Morning:



July 11, 2016

Grand Opening: Bitterroot Trail Celebration, 7/16, Hamilton to Missoula:



July 10, 2016

Neighbors may protest density, but Bozeman's future is infill, sprawl or pricier housing:



July 6, 2016

FOUR New grant announcements:



July 6, 2016

The Growing Imperative for Age-Friendly Communities:



July 6, 2016

Streetlights May Be Hurting Public Health:



July 6, 2016

The 3 Most Common Community Engagement Mistakes:



July 5, 2016

Amazing Place: Six Cities Using the New Recipe for Economic Development:



July 4, 2016

Billings residents asked to complete National Citizen Survey :



July 4, 2016

Boulder, Montana moving forward on life without MDC:



June 30, 2016

Community Tool Box - Section 3. Creating Objectives:



June 30, 2016

SEVEN New grant announcements:



June 23, 2016

"Tell Us Something -- Bad Advice" - Last Night's 9 Storytellers in Missoula were Outstanding, Great Fun and Inspiring:



June 22, 2016

"YIMBY" Movement Heats Up in Boulder:



June 22, 2016

New mapping tool launched to help locate Missoula trails and parks:



June 21, 2016

Darby, Montana reinventing itself in southwest corner of Montana:



June 10, 2016

Bozeman residents discuss city's strategic plan:



June 9, 2016

Jaw-Dropping What Brad Pitt Is Doing To American Indian Reservations:



June 8, 2016

8 Lessons for Fixing the Cities of the Future:



June 7, 2016

FIVE New grant announcements:



June 6, 2016

A New Smart City Model Is Emerging:



June 6, 2016

Five year plan: Helena hears of utility, street needs topping $100 million:



June 2, 2016

Growthspurt: Missoula city leaders look to update downtown master plan as projects unfold :



June 1, 2016

Vote YES for Missoula's Library! - Community Leaders Launch Ballot Committee to Pass Missoula Public Library Bond:



June 1, 2016

As Billings plans for growth, the chief planner keeps getting surprised:



June 1, 2016

Cooperative Living as an option in Missoula, Montana:



June 1, 2016

Humanities MONTANA June Newsletter:



May 31, 2016

10 Ways to Make Cities Livable for the Elderly:



May 29, 2016

Billings, Montana wins Outside Magazine's 'America's Best Town of 2016' competition:



May 29, 2016

Two strangers were asked to pose in a photograph together. You won't believe what happened next. :



May 26, 2016

Vote Yes For Our Missoula Library, 6/1, Help Support The New Library:



May 26, 2016

Librarians are taking the lead in the digital transformation:



May 25, 2016

FIVE New grant announcements:



May 24, 2016

'Two Rivers' - Ten years of dramatic change at the confluence of the Blackfoot and Clark Fork Rivers in western Montana.:



May 24, 2016

Backroads of Montana ( No.142 ) Sharp Shooters:



May 24, 2016

Best Towns 2016: The Final Round - Billings, Montana or Jackson Hole, Wyoming:



May 21, 2016

The poor are paying more and more for everyday purchases, a new study warns:



May 18, 2016

TEN New grant announcements:



May 17, 2016

VOTE TODAY! - Billings advances to Final 4 of best towns in Outside Magazine contest :



May 17, 2016

New Idaho Falls signs will show the way to 50 attractions:



May 16, 2016

Nonprofit Launches $100k Smart City Tech Competition:



May 13, 2016

New 'Backroads of Montana' Episode to Feature Sharpshooters on May 23:



May 11, 2016

Noted chef Anthony Bourdain's show on Butte, Montana airs Sunday, May 15:



May 11, 2016

Billings, Montana makes final 8 in Best Town Ever contest - Vote Now!:



May 10, 2016

THREE New grant announcements:



May 8, 2016

How Libraries -- Yes, Libraries -- Are Helping People Ditch Stuff They Don't Need:



May 8, 2016

The importance of "place":



May 7, 2016

FOUR New grant announcements:



May 7, 2016

Billings still in the running for Best Town Ever - Vote Now! :



May 5, 2016

Main Streets Across America - Missoula, Montana - Higgins Avenue:



May 1, 2016

The Wall Street Journal Looks at "The Future of Cities" in Special Section:



April 30, 2016

What the best places to buy a home in America have in common:



April 28, 2016

'Agrihoods' Offer Suburban Living Built Around Community Farms, Not Golf Courses:



April 24, 2016

Living near nature linked to longer lives, says study:



April 24, 2016

Missoula-style debates require strong leaders - Downtown Redevelopment And Preservation: A Balancing Act, 5/9, Missoula - Featuring Paige Good of Save the Merc and Mayor John Engen:



April 24, 2016

This Is Our Country. Let's Walk It.:



April 22, 2016

THREE New grant announcements:



April 18, 2016

FOURTEEN New grant announcements:



April 18, 2016

FOURTEEN New grant announcements:



April 12, 2016

Butte chosen as sentinel community in nationwide project:



April 11, 2016

Enlisting Public Libraries to Help Fight Homelessness:



April 10, 2016

Celebrate Islam Week in Missoula, April 25-30:



April 10, 2016

Evaluating Affordable Housing Development Strategies:



April 5, 2016

Burton K. Wheeler Center Will Host Executive Director Of The ACLU Anthony Romero, 4/14, Bozeman, MT:



April 3, 2016

The crisis in our backyard: Montana's reservation housing:



April 3, 2016

Canada Is Looking Better and Better :



March 31, 2016

Gallatin County growth rate ranked 24th in nation - County hits 100,000 residents:



March 31, 2016

Missoula Hackathon - A civic source code:



March 31, 2016

Adding Layers to Create 'Thick' Infrastructure Can Make Cities Thrive:



March 31, 2016

What is the 'Missing Middle' and How Can it Make Cities More Walkable?:



March 30, 2016

Polson Puts Together Strategic Plan to Outline Critical Projects:



March 27, 2016

Civic hackathon brainstorms environmental solutions in Missoula:



March 27, 2016

The transcience of youth: As young arrivals flock to Bozeman, how many can build a life here?:



March 26, 2016

Economic View - Growing Up in a Bad Neighborhood Does More Harm Than We Thought:



March 25, 2016

What Is Placemaking, Really? :



March 24, 2016

Tale of a city - Marc Moss and 'Tell Us Something' offer a little bit of everthing:



March 24, 2016

Bozeman named one of the best small college towns:



March 23, 2016

SEVEN New grant announcements:



March 19, 2016

Missoula may get new International Rescue Committee office:



March 16, 2016

Missoula's No Safe Sallys - brave risk-takers; real movers and shakers; and lovers of life.:



March 16, 2016

Montana women are one of our greatest untapped resources. Welcome to PowerHouse Montana:



March 16, 2016

Missoula Merc advocate quits Historic Preservation Commission to help lead a "Save the Merc" campaign:



March 16, 2016

A Force for Good: The Dalai Lama's Vision for Our World by Daniel Goleman:



March 16, 2016

SEVEN MORE New grant announcements:



March 15, 2016

SEVEN New grant announcements:



March 15, 2016

Traversing Missoula to get easier with new sign program:



March 14, 2016

Missing the mark: Tourism sign creates a stir among Bitterroot fishermen:



March 12, 2016

Time running out to help shape vision for downtown Helena, Montana:



March 11, 2016

YOUR Name Could Be On The New Ekalaka, Montana Swimming Pool!:



March 10, 2016

Small-Town America Is Facing Big-City Problems:



March 10, 2016

Your City Is Not the Next Silicon Valley:



March 9, 2016

'Save the Merc' - Missoula community uses social media as platform to support Mercantile:



March 8, 2016

Jeff Bridges talks Montana ties ahead of Missoula concert:



March 7, 2016

ELEVEN New grant announcements:



March 4, 2016

Billings $500M yearly tourism threatened - "Sometimes your success blocks out your soul.":



March 4, 2016

Missoula's Development Dashboard - The future is going to be amazing:



March 2, 2016

The Housing Affordability Gap in Whitefish, Montana:



March 2, 2016

Helena Business Improvement District unveils draft master plan:



March 2, 2016

Nearly 1,500 attend pro refugee relocation events throughout Montana:



March 1, 2016

Bozeman Commission to debate city priorities for coming year:



March 1, 2016

Bozeman partners with social media app nextdoor.com to bring together neighbors:



February 29, 2016

Tonight! - Community Assessment To Examine Helena Life, 2/29, Helena, Montana:



February 27, 2016

How Cities Can Get Smart: 6 Tips from Local CIOs:



February 24, 2016

FIFTEEN New grant announcements:



February 23, 2016

#rethinkbutte - All who wander are not lost:



February 23, 2016

Series to begin on mysterious absentee owners in Hill County, Montana:



February 22, 2016

Petition - Ban Styrofoam Take Out Food Containers in Missoula:



February 19, 2016

Helena faces multimillion-dollar bill for ADA retrofits:



February 18, 2016

Property swap will simplify construction of new Missoula Public Library :



February 18, 2016

Study says Bozeman's cost of living above average:



February 17, 2016

What's Up at One Montana:



February 16, 2016

Building Missoula's future:



February 15, 2016

Montana tribes recieve $3.1 million for housing:



February 13, 2016

Eleven Signs a City Will Succeed:



February 13, 2016

Missoula agencies host workshop to develop design strategy for future:



February 12, 2016

The Bicycle as a Tool of Social Justice:



February 12, 2016

TWELVE New grant announcements:



February 12, 2016

The February 2016 revised draft Missoula County Growth Policy is available for public review.:



February 9, 2016

Missoula, Montana resident spots possible wolf hunting elk herd on Mount Jumbo:



February 7, 2016

Community-development advocates look toward Butte's past, present and future:



February 4, 2016

In a Year of 'Healthy Growth,' Kalispell Commercial Construction Spending Spikes:



February 3, 2016

THREE New grant announcements:



February 2, 2016

Bozeman mayor: City facing challenges, opportunities:



January 31, 2016

Big Sky Crowded: Growth, density and the future of the Gallatin Valley:



January 27, 2016

What It Means to Be a 'Smart City':



January 22, 2016

Study estimates $4.4 million in economic impact stems from The Event at Rebecca Farm :



January 21, 2016

A New Metric for Community Resilience:



January 20, 2016

Planners hone in on costs, benefits of three Billings growth scenarios:



January 19, 2016

Vote Today! - Bozeman vying for 'best ski town' honor in USA Today poll :



January 19, 2016

2016 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference, 2/7-10, Los Angeles, CA:



January 19, 2016

Welcome to the Human Resource Council:



January 19, 2016

Health plan forums planned in Flathead County, 1/19 and 1/20:



January 17, 2016

Creating a Community of Choice:



January 15, 2016

Is Bozeman becoming a model Montana city?:



January 12, 2016

Thinking Big: 6 Innovative Ideas from Small Cities:



January 12, 2016

Can Airbnb Unite The World?:



January 11, 2016

Top 10 Websites for urban planning, design, and development. :



January 10, 2016

Peterborough is the winner of the 2015 World Smart City Award: a City Shaping Its Own DNA:



January 9, 2016

The 12 Best Hippie Cities For Stressed-Out Progressives In 2016 - Missoula, Montana:



January 9, 2016

How driverless cars will change cities and bicycle planning:



January 6, 2016

New Report: Building Cities for People - City Club Missoula Presents: Developing Missoula, 1/11:



January 6, 2016

Ways to Think About Sprawl--and to Critique It - City Club Missoula Presents: Developing Missoula, 1/11:



January 3, 2016

Missoula Update 2015: Mayor Engen sees growth, housing and water as top issues in 2016:



January 1, 2016

Plan to join Humanities Montana in your community this year - reflect: community readings and conversations:



December 31, 2015

"May hardly be worth the paper it's printed on" Missoula County growth policy balks at guiding future development:



December 29, 2015

Facebook groups change the way information, gossip, spreads in small-town Montana:



December 29, 2015

TWELVE New grant announcements :



December 27, 2015

Missoula one of coolest yet unnavigable cities in which to avoid zombies :



December 27, 2015

Planning for Helena Valley growing pains intended to make process less painful:



December 18, 2015

The U.N. Sent 3 Foreign Women To The U.S. To Assess Gender Equality. They Were Horrified.:



December 12, 2015

Missoula ranks No. 1 among fitness-friendly cities:



December 11, 2015

Call to awesome: Hackathon MSO 2016 - Who wants to Hack?, Needs a date, Needs a location:



December 11, 2015

Open Source Expose And Hack Session - What Are Other Cities Doing?, 12/15, Missoula, Montana:



December 10, 2015

The Verizon storefront in Missoula is a "travesty." :



December 9, 2015

More Than Money: Civic Crowdfunding for Participatory Community Development:



December 4, 2015

New census data shows Bozeman young, educated and saddled with housing costs:



November 26, 2015

The Detached iHome of the Future:



November 24, 2015

Missoula sets sights on 2035 with new growth policy:



November 22, 2015

Missoula official says design standards could improve function of development:



November 12, 2015

People on the Land: Rural Resilience Shines in Vermont - Community developers should take note.:



November 10, 2015

Top Ten Innovations for the Cities of the Near Future :



November 6, 2015

FIVE New grant announcements:



October 30, 2015

TWELVE New grant announcements:



October 29, 2015

15 Photos That Prove Missoula is Undeniably Beautiful In The Fall:



October 29, 2015

ourMissoula.org - The 'Our Missoula' City Growth Policy is the fundamental policy document that guides growth and development in Missoula.:



October 28, 2015

Building a Community Legacy in Missoula:



October 25, 2015

K is for Kalispell: State's fastest-growing city is booming:



October 25, 2015

Philipsburg, Montana: The Gem of the Treasure State:



October 24, 2015

Start a Shopping Cart Movement - What will you do with your cart?:



October 22, 2015

Bond fatigue threatens to shortchange Missoula:



October 20, 2015

Former Transportation Director Shares Lessons on Community Innovation:



October 18, 2015

The mayor of Albuquerque saw a homeless man with a 'Will work' sign. It gave him a great idea.:



October 17, 2015

Missoula Veterans Court 5th Annual Mentor Training, 11/7, MIssoula:



October 16, 2015

Located at the convergence of three major waterways, Missoula, Montana is the quintessential river town.:



October 6, 2015

More Americans Living Next Door to Fire Danger - Mapping America's Unprecedented Vulnerability to Wildfires:



October 5, 2015

Priced out: Bozeman housing market hits young professionals hard:



October 1, 2015

Roemer's Tire Factory continues with its promise "60 Acts of Kindness" to help repair the Missoula Downtown Christmas lights.:



September 29, 2015

Missoula should select design standards:



September 29, 2015

Sidewalk Cafes - Silver Bullets of Walkable Places:



September 26, 2015

Kickstarter Campaign - Missoula- A Place Sort of....:



September 26, 2015

Missoula to apply 'inward' growth focus over next 20 years:



September 26, 2015

Have an Idea for Improving Your City? Knight Might Fund It.:



September 26, 2015

Take Care of Trees (They Take Care of You):



September 25, 2015

Why We're Not Meant to Live in Boring Cities:



September 25, 2015

Missoula more 'livable' than 2,000-plus U.S. cities:



September 20, 2015

Walkability: It's not about the buildings, or even the streets. It's about the experience.:



September 18, 2015

Residents offer 1,200 comments on Billings' growth plan:



September 18, 2015

Forums brainstorm ideas as the Gallatin Valley urbanizes:



September 17, 2015

The "Our Missoula" City Growth Policy is Available for Your Review and Comment:



September 8, 2015

10 Keys to Making A Great City Plan - Family Friendly Cities:



September 5, 2015

Surgeon General Warning to Local Governments: Stop Being So Auto-Centric!:



September 3, 2015

How is the Nuclear Family Changing in Montana:



September 2, 2015

A Wonderfully Clear Explanation of How Road Diets Work:



September 2, 2015

How Startups Are Transforming the Smart City Movement:



August 21, 2015

Bozeman ranked 19th wealthiest small city in U.S:



August 20, 2015

How libraries became the front line of America's homelessness crisis:



August 20, 2015

How Autistic People Helped Shape the Modern World:



August 15, 2015

100 Missoula icons:



August 15, 2015

Jimmy Carter Dedicating The Rest Of His Life Fighting For Women's Rights:



August 14, 2015

Helena earns recognition as mountain biking destination:



August 14, 2015

What a $15 Minimum Wage Would Mean for Your City:



August 1, 2015

Hipster Havens in All 50 States:



August 1, 2015

How are they Keeping Austin 'weird' amid record growth:



July 30, 2015

CDC: 1 in 5 American adults live with a disability:



July 28, 2015

The 'Big Man' Theory of Community Development:



July 25, 2015

Author touts Laurel, Montana's boom-bust-boom history - "Laurel (Images of America)":



July 25, 2015

Which Streetscape Features Best Generate Pedestrian Activity? :



July 23, 2015

The Williams Effect And The Forward MT Foundation Present 25 Under 25!, 8/21, Missoula, Montana:



July 20, 2015

Meet The Generation Of Incredible Native American Women Fighting To Preserve Their Culture:



July 20, 2015

10 Things You Should Know about the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes:



July 19, 2015

Deep in the heart of Butte: Special report - EPA resists calls to remove mine waste in the center of Butte:



July 15, 2015

Where do the oldest Americans live?:



July 12, 2015

J is for Judith Gap, Montana: They're keeping their tiny high school open:



July 10, 2015

Scientists have discovered that living near trees is good for your health:



July 5, 2015

New Guide Helps City Leaders Design for Physical Activity and Health:



July 4, 2015

Portland, the Mission, and the housing affordability debate:



July 2, 2015

Former Bozeman mayors offer observations at city luncheon:



July 2, 2015

Sidney, Montana Revamps Identity:



June 22, 2015

How to Make the Helena, Montana Urban Standards Boundary Work :



June 19, 2015

Watch Jon Stewart's Scathing Commentary on the Charleston Shooting :



June 16, 2015

More volunteers needed for Montana Folk Festival in Butte 7/10-12 :



June 15, 2015

Why We Should Nourish Strong Families:



June 14, 2015

New #selfie campaign intended to promote Helena, Montana:



June 14, 2015

Report: Poor children in Missoula have above-average upward income mobility:



June 13, 2015

Toward a Definition of Mixed-Use:



June 11, 2015

Progress reported in master plan for downtown Missoula:



June 11, 2015

Clay Studio's Mammoth Wood-Fired Kiln Roars Above Missoula, Montana:



June 11, 2015

Google launches Sidewalk Labs to fix cities:



June 10, 2015

Remember to Apply, Missoula - Policy Innovation Technical Assistance for Service Providers:



June 10, 2015

NINETEEN New grant announcements:



June 9, 2015

The History of Winifred Montana :



June 8, 2015

Data Reinvents Libraries for the 21st Century - Public Input Sought On New Missoula Public Library Plan, 6/8, Missoula, Montana:



June 3, 2015

Helena Business Improvement District takes stance against school improvement bond:



June 1, 2015

BillingsBeyond sets goals as it plans for city's growth:



May 31, 2015

I is for Ismay: Tiny town renamed itself Joe, Montana and got more than a fire truck out of it:



May 30, 2015

Well Done Vancouver! Well Done Planners!:



May 28, 2015

News to share from One Montana:



May 27, 2015

Downtown Helena planning process moving forward:



May 26, 2015

How to Design a Pedestrian Mall That Works:



May 24, 2015

Missoulian Editorial: Unique events invite visitors to Missoula:



May 23, 2015

"Changing Home - Small Town Survival" White Sulphur Springs, Montana, 5/28, PBS:



May 23, 2015

"Changing Home - Small Town Survival" University of Montana Student-Produced Documentary Examines Economy of Small-Town Montana:



May 23, 2015

Native News 2015 - Intertwined - Stories of detachment and connection from Montana's reservations - University of Montana School of Journalism:



May 23, 2015

It's Time to Talk About National Minimum Urban Density Standards :



May 22, 2015

How Well Can a City Predict Its Future 20 Years Out?:



May 21, 2015

Tour Montana calls on community to get involved:



May 16, 2015

Big Sky, Montana booming with more growth predicted:



May 15, 2015

Mayors Say Innovation, Technology Are Essential to Improving City Life:



May 14, 2015

Unlike Most Redevelopment, Denver's Embraces Its Wild Past:



May 14, 2015

TWELVE New grant announcements:



May 13, 2015

Missoula one of the nation's "best college towns":



May 12, 2015

How Cities Can Show Resilience:



May 11, 2015

Meet the outsider who accidentally solved chronic homelessness:



May 6, 2015

Feds cleanup plan leaves Libby, Montana with asbestos:



May 5, 2015

Vote Today! - Whitefish makes Outside Magazine's finalist list for "Best Towns in America":



April 28, 2015

ELEVEN New grant announcements:



April 26, 2015

Complete Streets Deliver More Than Just Good Vibes :



April 26, 2015

Six New Cities Awarded Heart of the Community Placemaking Grants:



April 24, 2015

How Does Your Community Rank? - AARP Launches Livability Index With Aging Americans in Mind:



April 22, 2015

$1M grant could help Billings address downtown crime, transient population:



April 21, 2015

Fearing die-off, Missoula city council approves new urban forest plan:



April 20, 2015

TWENTY-TWO New grant announcements:



April 20, 2015

What Happened When a Neighborhood Banned Cars for a Month:



April 19, 2015

'Ice-Cream Socialists' take home Missoula volunteer group award:



April 19, 2015

Millennials are not who you think they are:



April 16, 2015

Missoula - Hope and Progress in a University Town (or 12 reasons to love Missoula right now):



April 15, 2015

Gateway Pride - Columbia Falls, Montana:



April 15, 2015

THIRTEEN New grant announcements:



April 14, 2015

City Club Missoula Hosts Special Olympics Athletes - Let's Fill the Adams Center for State Summer Games May 19-22. Volunteers Needed:



April 13, 2015

Friendly competition challenges architects to design for urban renewal district:



April 13, 2015

The Fear Factor Behind the Success of Shared Streets :



April 11, 2015

Oakland family funds state of the art field of dreams for Montana high school:



April 11, 2015

Two-way study of Front, Main streets in Missoula finds benefits of conversion:



April 10, 2015

TWELVE New grant announcements:



April 9, 2015

Missoula police remind dog owners of city leash ordinance:



April 8, 2015

2015 Clark Fork River Cleanup, 4/18, Missoula, Montana:



March 28, 2015

FIVE New grant announcements:



March 20, 2015

Brad Pitt's foundation promises Fort Peck Tribe homes, builds nothing but concern:



March 17, 2015

Mayor: Bozeman needs to 'eat its vegetables' on infrastructure:



March 12, 2015

SEVEN New grant announcements:



March 11, 2015

Governor Bullock Announces $610,500 for Low - Income Housing in Downtown Missoula:



March 10, 2015

Local Hounds sniff out Missoula bike thieves:



March 9, 2015

Now is the time to apply for the 2015 Red Ants Pants Community Grant program:



March 9, 2015

Driving While Indian:



March 9, 2015

A Call for Reimagined Schoolyards:



March 6, 2015

Nextdoor--the 'Facebook for Neighborhoods--Catching on with Investors and Users :



March 4, 2015

Missoula reluctant to fork over wave funds:



March 2, 2015

Washington Foundation, Montana Resources donate $1 million to Butte sports complex:



February 28, 2015

Fatal Missoula avalanche remembered 1 year later:



February 27, 2015

Billings leaders sing the city's praises:



February 25, 2015

With Front Porch Forum, Internet Goes Local:



February 24, 2015

The Benefits of a Better Town-and-Gown Relationship:



February 20, 2015

ONE Montana - What We've Been Doing - February, 2015:



February 13, 2015

Bring Hometown Humanities To Your Montana Community:



February 10, 2015

High Housing Prices Balanced by Low Utility and Transportation Costs: Bozeman's Overall Cost of Living Within One Percent of the National Average for 2014:



February 8, 2015

Priced out: Bozeman housing market hits young professionals hard:



February 1, 2015

With SRS Funding in Limbo, Rural Communities on Edge:



January 31, 2015

EIGHT New grant announcements:



January 26, 2015

Channel Your Inner Burning Man (Parent Style) In Missoula, 1/30:



January 23, 2015

ELEVEN New grant announcements:



January 23, 2015

Should a Residential Street Ever Lack Sidewalks? :



January 22, 2015

Missoula County Public Schools Board Meeting Notes Available Weekly - Subscribe Now:



January 16, 2015

A Small Town's Game-Changing Approach to Mapping :



January 14, 2015

The Farthest Place From a Starbucks in the US is Circle, Montana:



January 1, 2015

TEN New grant announcements:



December 31, 2014

Missoula: A Perfect Mix of Town and Country:



December 26, 2014

Moving in: New businesses filling up downtown Hamilton storefronts:



December 24, 2014

How, where and how fast will Billings grow?:



December 20, 2014

Aging Tsunami: In Montana, Aging in Place Takes a Village - Montana is 20 years ahead of the nation. :



December 16, 2014

Could Crosswalk Gaming End Our Dangerous Jaywalking Habit?:



December 16, 2014

NINE New grant announcements:



December 11, 2014

WATCH: This Woman Saw A Mannequin Of Herself At A Store. How She Reacted To It Brought Me To Tears.:



December 9, 2014

Thirteen New Grant Announcements:



December 4, 2014

Obama Plan Aims to Help Young American Indians:



December 3, 2014

London School of Economics: Cities Should Adopt '3C Model' for Growth:



December 2, 2014

Video: At-risk Native American teens on reservations find few places to turn:



December 2, 2014

Building a Community Brand:



November 26, 2014

Internet of You: Users Become Part of the City-as-a-System:



November 19, 2014

TONIGHT!!! - We're "flipping The Switch!" LIGHT Our Bridges Missoula, 11/19:



November 15, 2014

2014 Digital Cities: Winners Focus on Innovation, Boosting Transparency and Privacy:



November 15, 2014

How To: Smarter Infrastructure Investments :



November 15, 2014

We Need a Census for City Streets:



November 14, 2014

ELEVEN New grant announcements:



November 13, 2014

Missoula gets a perfect score in human rights study:



November 12, 2014

Mentors provide support, structure to people in veterans court:



November 11, 2014

NINE New grant announcements:



November 9, 2014

Missoula's rich history revealed in icons series:



November 2, 2014

Roadside Wanderings: Resilient northeastern Montana:



November 2, 2014

Downtown Dwellers: Millennial Living:



October 28, 2014

Learning to Set the Right Pace is a Key to Digital Development - Gillis Associates:



October 27, 2014

Speak Your Piece: 'Boutiquing' Main Street - Focusing on Local vs. Tourists:



October 27, 2014

Top 10 Ways the Internet of Things Will Impact Our Cities:



October 24, 2014

One day in Missoula - A 24-hour tour of the place we call home:



October 24, 2014

EIGHT New grant announcements:



October 23, 2014

Pat Williams: Long political career:



October 19, 2014

The 10 worst states for women - Montana is #6 - Gov. Bullock leading the program to improve equal pay :



October 17, 2014

Light Our Bridges campaign brings ribbons of light to Missoula's bridges across the Clark Fork:



October 16, 2014

American needs public TV, PBS chief says at MSU:



October 15, 2014

A Whole Town Tries to Improve Its Customer Service: 'How Could We Be a 70?':



October 14, 2014

Store Brands to Cover Bands: The Lost Art of Local Imitation:



October 11, 2014

City of Edina, USA - seeking their vision of the future. :



October 7, 2014

One Thing Every City Can Do to Be More Pedestrian-Friendly:



October 7, 2014

NINE New grant announcements:



October 4, 2014

How Planners Can Help Cities Thrive:



October 1, 2014

Why Smart Cities Must be Sharing Cities:



September 30, 2014

New website connects volunteers with Missoula organizations:



September 30, 2014

Missoula Sustainable Business Council - 10% Food Campaign Finished | Bike Walk Bus Week:



September 29, 2014

NINE New grant announcements:



September 26, 2014

"A Path Appears" - Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity:



September 24, 2014

Missoula Assets Mapping, 10/1-3, Missoula, Montana:



September 24, 2014

Why Don't More Cities Sell Air Rights?:



September 24, 2014

What's Your 'Elevator Pitch' for Greener, Healthier Cities?:



September 23, 2014

If Cities Want to Succeed, They Need to Focus on What Makes Them Distinct:



September 22, 2014

The Quiet Path toward Sustainability:



September 21, 2014

Building a beautiful, durable and sustainable streetscape is a team effort:



September 19, 2014

TWELVE New grant announcements:



September 18, 2014

Missoula requesting citizens to actively contribute to the city growth policy planning:



September 17, 2014

Why Placemaking Matters: What's in it for me?:



September 16, 2014

Knight Foundation to fund ideas to improve cities:



September 16, 2014

Missoula ranked 8th, Bozeman is 11th in livability in U.S.:



September 12, 2014

'Orphan Girl' plays to packed theater:



September 10, 2014

OurMissoula.org developing overarching guide for coordinated growth and community enhancement in the Missoula Urban Services Area.:



September 7, 2014

Missoula University District Neighborhood Ice Cream Social, 9/14:



September 5, 2014

TWELVE New grant announcements:



September 5, 2014

Billings looks to Reno for ideas to address homeless, transient issues:



August 23, 2014

Neighborhood mailbox stickers let people display items they have to share:



August 12, 2014

Missoula buses will be 'zero fare' beginning Jan. 5:



August 12, 2014

New group helps grow Missoula's young leaders:



August 10, 2014

You can help - Let there be light on Missoula's bridges :



August 7, 2014

SIX new grant announcements:



August 4, 2014

TWENTY new grant announcements:



August 3, 2014

Indiegogo Campaign: Local filmmaker seeks funding for Missoula urban avalanche documentary:



August 2, 2014

Attention Event Organizers - Here's a possible way to encourage attendees to car pool.:



July 30, 2014

Survey Says: What Makes a City Great? City of Missoula Listening Sessions - Your turn to be heard.:



July 29, 2014

The Infrastructure the Next Generation of Cities Will Need:



July 29, 2014

EIGHT new grant announcements:



July 28, 2014

City of Missoula Listening Sessions - Your turn to be heard.:



July 27, 2014

Competition Addresses the Design Challenges of Placemaking in Rural Communities :



July 21, 2014

Gazette opinion: Dear federal government, just send help to Bakken:



July 21, 2014

Slow food, slow cities - Acting locally to situate ourselves globally:



July 20, 2014

Can old shipping containers become cheap and comfy homes?:



July 19, 2014

More Great Research Quantifying Smart Growth Benefits:



July 18, 2014

FOUR new grant announcements:



July 18, 2014

Butte Local Development Corp. leading community branding of Butte effort:



July 18, 2014

Study: Portland's Accessory Dwelling Units Reduce Car Impacts :



July 17, 2014

TEN new grant announcements:



July 12, 2014

As New Brewery Succeeds, Optimism Spreads in Downtown Kalispell:



June 28, 2014

Butte Silver Bow County ranks high on NY Times list of places to live:



June 28, 2014

New grant announcements:



June 23, 2014

People in Pedestrian-Friendly Cities Make More Money:



June 22, 2014

BID Placing Pianos in Downtown Missoula:



June 22, 2014

Our Missoula: Next Steps - Please get involved with the future of Missoula:



June 21, 2014

Let's Make Sticky Streets for People!:



June 11, 2014

What Does Your City Really Want to Be?:



June 11, 2014

New study suggests street harassment is widespread:



June 11, 2014

What's up at One Montana?:



June 8, 2014

9 things you need to know about the Great Falls budget:



June 7, 2014

Libraries' choice: Change or fade into oblivion:



June 6, 2014

Expert: Failure to plan for Missoula growth is plan for failure:



June 5, 2014

Missoula bus officials consider free-fare rides:



June 5, 2014

More Cities Adopting 'Naked Streets' :



May 31, 2014

Main Street, California: A Guide for Improving Community and Transportation Vitality:



May 31, 2014

Why the 'Garden City' Is Making an Unlikely Comeback:



May 29, 2014

Our Missoula Kick-off Meeting, 6/4, Missoula, Montana:



May 28, 2014

Smart Growth Online Newsletter for May 28, 2014:



May 24, 2014

Ten new grant announcements:



May 23, 2014

The HIVE - New model of community life/work development on the rise in downtown Oakland:



May 17, 2014

What makes for a livable community for older Americans:



May 15, 2014

You Can't Just Throw Money at Community Development :



May 14, 2014

Peer Pressure Can Be a Lifesaver:



May 13, 2014

The States Where People Are The Most (And Least) Generous With Time And Money - Montana :



May 12, 2014

Helathcare Secrets From The Longest-Living Place on Earth:



May 10, 2014

The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study Summit, 5/29-30, Billings, Montana:



May 10, 2014

Grandma Never Had It So Good - ADU's in Portland, Oregon:



May 9, 2014

'We must move forward': Billings business leaders inspired by S.D. visit agree on to-do list:



May 6, 2014

Public Input For A New City Park Outside MAM And The Adventure Cycling Association, 5/7, Missoula:



May 4, 2014

'A' is for Anaconda, Montana: A town that perseveres:



May 3, 2014

What to Ask Before Picking a New Town :



April 29, 2014

The Health of Cities Depends on Place-Based Development More than Big Projects:



April 28, 2014

'Kit of Parts' Streamlines the Process of Converting Streets into Parks :



April 23, 2014

Strengthening the Bond between People and Placemaking :



April 16, 2014

The Next America - Two Dramas in Slow Motion:



April 15, 2014

Greenbacks for green thumbs: Billings has funds to help plant trees in boulevards:



April 12, 2014

Accusation in Montana of Treating Rape Lightly Stirs Unlikely Public Fight:



April 12, 2014

Billings, Montana Ranks 4th Best in National City Satisfaction Survey:



April 11, 2014

Consultants offer ideas for Hamilton downtown masterplan:



April 1, 2014

How Easy is Walking to the Grocery Store in Your City? :



March 30, 2014

Figuring out what Billings aspires to be:



March 28, 2014

America's Rural/Urban Divide: A Special Series:



March 27, 2014

Smart Cities and the Technology of Walking:



March 25, 2014

Bozeman Mayor Jeff Krauss encourages kindness, planned growth in State of City:



March 23, 2014

Missoula, UM ripe for change beginning this spring:



March 17, 2014

Missoula to Lolo trail project launches new website:



March 16, 2014

Talking the walk: Is a more 'walkable' Butte the key for city's future?:



March 13, 2014

Love libraries? Then you're probably ahead of the technological curve.:



March 12, 2014

Seven urban apps guaranteed to improve the quality of city life:



March 8, 2014

Wyoming, Montana exude legacy of Scotland:



March 8, 2014

Report: Montana has lowest obesity rate in U.S.:



March 2, 2014

ACLU: Treatment of mentally ill prisoners lacking in Montana:



February 22, 2014

Helping the homeless in Olympia - Small World, Big Idea:



February 20, 2014

The damage done in a Montana community:



February 17, 2014

The U.S. Middle Class Is Turning Proletarian:



February 14, 2014

Downtown plan: Hamilton preparing new master plan for historic business district:



January 30, 2014

Expanding program links rural and urban high schoolers - OneMontana and its Rural-Urban Student Entrepreneur Exchange program:



January 29, 2014

StreetSeen: A New Tool for Understanding the Built Environment:



January 27, 2014

There's a Science to Foot Traffic, and It Can Help Us Design Better Cities:



January 25, 2014

Mayor Announces Competition to End Veteran Homelessness:



January 19, 2014

Missoula's Socrates Cafe Launches 2014 Schedule - First Wed. of The Month:



January 19, 2014

Columbia Falls, Montana Surveying Residents on Community Needs, Goals:



January 17, 2014

In Bigfork, Montana, An Eventful Community Builds Its Brand:



January 3, 2014

Have you "suspended" today?:



December 26, 2013

It's Police vs. Pedestrians :



December 25, 2013

Forget Golf Courses: Subdivisions with Farms Draw Residents:



December 25, 2013

Greensburg, Kansas a model for sustainable community development:



December 24, 2013

Fourteen NEW grant announcements:



December 14, 2013

The World's Worst Place to Raise a Child :



December 14, 2013

The Most Walkable Cities and How Some Are Making Strides:



December 14, 2013

Breaking Clean:



December 12, 2013

Who Should Control Our Water?:



December 11, 2013

Bozeman seeks to engage public with new online forum :



December 10, 2013

A Model for a Smarter Suburban Streetscape :



December 10, 2013

A crucial element of the future of Missoula, Montana:



December 1, 2013

Amazing 3-D Tool from Cupola Media Might Transform Street Planning:



November 25, 2013

TED Talks - Jared Diamond: How societies can grow old better :



November 24, 2013

Software Is Reorganizing the World:



November 24, 2013

A Quest to Keep the West Wild:



November 23, 2013

Community - The Healthy Power of Place:



November 21, 2013

Missoula, Montana's Clark Fork River to get another river wave in 2015 - The Max Wave:



November 20, 2013

9 Out Of 10 Americans Are Completely Wrong About This Mind-Blowing Fact:



November 15, 2013

An Upstart's 'Disruptive' Home Design - Residents of Missoula, Montana Grow to Accept a 4,000-Square-Foot Modern Home :



November 15, 2013

Applications now being accepted for 2014 free technical assistance workshops:



November 12, 2013

LearnTheAddress.org - Amazing....:



November 12, 2013

Today's TED Talk Chris Downey: Design with the blind in mind:



November 11, 2013

Why Cities Are Our Most Important Innovation Platform:



November 7, 2013

The secrets of the world's happiest cities - Freedom of Mobility is the Key to Happiness:



October 31, 2013

One day in Missoula - A 24-hour glimpse of the Garden City:



October 29, 2013

Take Action Today - Missoula's Community Climate Summit:



October 20, 2013

365 Days of Missoula, Montana's Daily Rabble - Photographer's bet leads to portraits, stories of Missoulians:



October 19, 2013

why the "sit-able city" is the next big idea:



October 18, 2013

This Awesome App (Blockee) Helps You Add "Civic Bling" to Your Street:



October 16, 2013

Plans Scrapped for Whitefish Convention Center:



October 15, 2013

TED Talk: Jeff Speck: The walkable city:



October 12, 2013

100 Ideas For Cities, From A Department Of Listening To Pay-Per-Honk Cars:



October 9, 2013

2014 Competitive AmeriCorps State Funding Opportunity:



October 7, 2013

Get Your City Walking With DIY Wayfinding:



October 3, 2013

How to make a city great:



September 26, 2013

Analysis: Who's Moving to Your State?:



September 26, 2013

Lockwood residents voice concerns, desires in community meetings:



September 24, 2013

Governor Bullock: 'Disgraceful' that one in five Montana kids goes hungry - MSU hosts conference on child hunger :



September 23, 2013

Paris Tests a New Approach to Urban Space:



September 21, 2013

Lockwood, Montana residents urged to speak up in community assessment:



September 12, 2013

The 10 Happiest Countries In The World, And Why We're Not One Of Them:



September 10, 2013

Missoula...One Question - Great Video:



September 10, 2013

How to make a city great:



September 4, 2013

Building Resilient Communities: An online training the first few days following a disaster.:



September 2, 2013

Great Falls, Montana is Looking for Young Professionals:



August 25, 2013

How Walkable Is Your Neighborhood? This Mapping Data Juggernaut Now Knows:



August 24, 2013

Portland, Ore., Recycles Computers Back to Local Schools:



August 22, 2013

50 'digital capitals' of America - Whitefish, Montana:



August 20, 2013

Towns Try to Take Back Privately Owned Water Systems:



August 16, 2013

"Fighting for an American Countryside" is a multimedia production that makes the case for rural Minnesota - and small communities across the nation.:



August 8, 2013

What's the economic value of a tree?:



August 7, 2013

'Prairie Home Companion' sought for Helena's 150th anniversary celebration next year:



August 6, 2013

Missoula Lands at No. 7 on Top College Towns List :



August 2, 2013

7 ways Portland is better than other cities - an outsider's perspective.:



July 30, 2013

Small-Town Main Streets Go Mobile:



July 17, 2013

Young and Homeless - New coordinated efforts are underway to address homelessness among young people:



July 16, 2013

Could Carless Cities Be On the Horizon? :



July 11, 2013

Party Tonight!! (7/11) - Best of Missoula - Our 19th annual celebration of what makes this a pretty cool place to be:



July 10, 2013

What Aging Population? How 5 Areas Are Getting Younger:



July 6, 2013

A Sustainable City With Cars and Low-Density Homes? It's Possible :



July 6, 2013

Entrepreneur looks to crowdfunding to help cities pay for the things we want and need:



July 5, 2013

How Some Cities Are Creating Permanent Pipelines of Innovation:



July 4, 2013

Cities Get on Board with Better, Reliable Transportation:



July 3, 2013

How Jan Gehl Turned Melbourne, Australia into a Pedestrian Paradise:



June 28, 2013

Missoula Downtown Partnership to Fly Flags on Higgins Bridge:



June 28, 2013

EIGHT New Grants Opportunities:



June 27, 2013

The Williams Effect kicks off in Missoula:



June 26, 2013

The 10 Traits of Globally Fluent Metro Areas - How does your community stack up? :



June 25, 2013

Missoula's Linsey Corbin Wins Mont-Tremblant Ironman Triathlon:



June 24, 2013

15 Innovative Policies Any City Would be Wise to Steal:



June 21, 2013

How Parking Minimums Beget Ugly Urban Environments:



June 20, 2013

What it means to live in the forest:



June 8, 2013

Gallatin Growth Solutions launches citizen initiative:



June 7, 2013

Missoula Wayfinding Open House, 6/12, Missoula, Montana:



June 4, 2013

Study Underway to Assess Feasibility of Whitefish Convention Center:



June 4, 2013

Wayfinding Signs Installed Around Whitefish, Montana:



May 27, 2013

Bozeman in the running for title of 'Best Town Ever':



May 26, 2013

It is time to invest in mental health services:



May 19, 2013

City parks for sale? Officials look at selling surplus park properties in order to pay Electric City Power settlement:



May 2, 2013

Accessibility - Long way still to go in Missoula and the Nation:



May 1, 2013

Humanities MONTANA May e-Newsletter:



April 18, 2013

TEDx is making its way across Montana. Who's next?:



April 18, 2013

Halting urban sprawl may improve social interaction:



April 16, 2013

The 2013 Boston Marathon:



April 16, 2013

Workshop To Explore How Student Groups Impact Community, 4/25, Missoula, Montana:



April 16, 2013

Bozeman, Montana computer inventor Maury Irvine honored by Microsoft founders:



April 12, 2013

The cities that have the most movement in and out of them are the most vibrant.:



April 9, 2013

Fifteen New Grants have been added to the MSU Extension website:



April 8, 2013

Artists Revitalize Manufacturing in Small Rural Communities:



April 7, 2013

Montana's growing homeless and living in poverty school children problem. How many are there in your community?:



April 7, 2013

Portland's Street Seats program expands to allow more restaurants to place seating platforms in parking spaces:



April 7, 2013

Interactive app highlights historical landmarks in Missoula, surrounding areas:



April 3, 2013

Missoula falls short in final push for social media symposium:



April 2, 2013

Missoula is in the Championship - We need your vote TODAY! - Tuesday, April 2!:



April 2, 2013

Fourteen New Grants have been added to the MSU Extension website:



April 1, 2013

Sustainable Rural Community Development as Government Shrinks:



March 28, 2013

Missoula developing program to address sexual violence and the challenges of the homeless:



March 27, 2013

Missoula advances to championship in social media tourism contest:



March 27, 2013

Bozeman, Montana named among best small towns in America:



March 26, 2013

PLEASE VOTE TODAY AND SHARE THIS WITH OTHER FRIENDS OF MONTANA!!! - Missoula Makes Into the Final Four & We Need Your Help on Tuesday 3/26 !:



March 26, 2013

Mayor Sean Becker: Bozeman is thriving but will need support from voters:



March 26, 2013

TED Talk - Mind Blowing Statistics - Hans Rosling: Global population growth, box by box:



March 21, 2013

Missoula takes down Grand Rapids to make social media's Final Four:



March 20, 2013

Vote NOW For Missoula In The Social Media Elite 8 - 3/20 From 8AM To 8PM:



March 19, 2013

Downtown Venues for Rent in Missoula:



March 17, 2013

"Untame Your Spirit" - Great Falls rolls out its new brand - Consistent look, cohesive theme can boost city growth:



March 17, 2013

Missoula - How might we improve the way citizens and governments interact?:



March 16, 2013

Missoula advances in social media conference competition:



March 15, 2013

Please Vote for Missoula to win new social media campaign:



March 12, 2013

Missoula competes to host major social media conference - Please Vote!:



March 12, 2013

Your hot startup community is anything but. Do you have the statistics to say otherwise?:



March 11, 2013

First Public Meeting For The Missoula Wayfinding System, 3/20, Missoula, Montana:



March 9, 2013

Missoula Sets its Sights on #SoMeT13US (Social Media Tourism Symposium):



March 7, 2013

Fourteen New Grants have been added to the MSU Extension website:



March 5, 2013

Communities Need to Build Better Millennial Connections:



February 27, 2013

"A Place at the Table" - One Nation. Underfed:



February 26, 2013

Is it Time to Ditch Zoning?:



February 22, 2013

"State of the City" - Missoula-area leaders work together to improve city relations:



February 20, 2013

SIX New Grants have been added to the MSU Extension website:



February 18, 2013

Missoula's Second Annual State Of The Community Event, 2/21, Missoula, Montana:



February 15, 2013

Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government:



February 14, 2013

Zillastate To Host Coffee Talk At Missoula's Merc (old Macy's) Building, 2/20, Missoula:



February 14, 2013

SIX New Grants have been added to the MSU Extension website:



February 13, 2013

TWO New Grants have been added to the MSU Extension website:



February 8, 2013

THIRTEEN New Grants have been added to the MSU Extension website:



February 7, 2013

ADUs are a welcome option for Missoula:



February 6, 2013

FIFTEEN New Grants have been added to the MSU Extension website:



January 31, 2013

Brennan's Wave Teams with Big Sky Brewing Company to Raise Money for Repairs:



January 26, 2013

18 IMMUTABLE Laws of Place Reputation:



January 24, 2013

Top7 Intelligent Communities of 2013 :



January 23, 2013

Missoula's "Front Porch": Sometimes people in rural towns don't know each other as well as they could.:



January 23, 2013

RFP: Assistance with Rural Community Design - Grants available:



January 22, 2013

SEVEN New Grants:



January 21, 2013

How Walkable Communities are Key to Modern Geopolitics - The Challenge of Bringing Walkability to America's 99 Percent:



January 18, 2013

Native American Credit Counseling -Helping all people achieve financial security :



January 18, 2013

An Astounding Explanation for Why Big Cities Are More Dangerous Than Small Ones:



January 15, 2013

Civilization survives if women have equal rights:



January 13, 2013

The Happiest (And Saddest) Countries In The World:



January 11, 2013

Tribal Lessons 'The World Until Yesterday,' by Jared Diamond:



January 11, 2013

FOUR New Grants have been added to the MSU Extension website:



January 10, 2013

EIGHT New Grants have been added to the MSU Extension website:



January 3, 2013

Healthcare "Obamacare" in Alberton:



January 1, 2013

TEN New Grants:



December 24, 2012

FIVE New Grants:



December 14, 2012

FIVE New Grants have been added to the MSU Extension website:



December 12, 2012

Cities With Denser Cores Do Better :



December 11, 2012

One Montana - It's been a good year:



December 7, 2012

Two New Grants:



December 1, 2012

Four New Grants:



November 27, 2012

Seven New Grants:



November 27, 2012

Do Millennials Want to Call Your City 'Home'?:



November 26, 2012

Lighting Missoula's bridges is bright idea: Proposed project must be done in such a way as to enhance both aesthetic beauty of city and safety of its residents:



November 21, 2012

Six New Grants:



November 17, 2012

Six New Grants have been added to the MSU Extension website:



November 14, 2012

Meeting To Explore 'Light The Bridge', 11/15, Missoula, Montana:



November 14, 2012

Five New Grants:



November 8, 2012

NBC's Today Show Video: "The Paint Job That Transformed A Town":



November 6, 2012

Four New Grants:



November 3, 2012

ADU Missoula:



November 2, 2012

The First Steps to Meaningful Community Engagement:



October 24, 2012

Seven New Grants have been added:



October 22, 2012

Fix This - City Planning:



October 17, 2012

Fourteen New Grants:



October 16, 2012

Reconnecting America Releases "Are We There Yet? Creating Complete Communities for 21st Century America":



October 16, 2012

Expert To Present Study On Missoula Properties To Demonstrate The Math Of Smart Growth, 10/22-23, Missoula, Montana:



October 14, 2012

The Best River Towns in America: Missoula, Montana :



October 10, 2012

City's offer includes two months rent free:



October 3, 2012

Bozeman, Montana's Main Street named one of 10 best streets in America:



October 3, 2012

Building a More Meaningful 'Best Cities' List:



October 2, 2012

Missoula ranked in Top 20 of U.S. college towns:



October 2, 2012

Local leaders unfazed by study: Think tank ranked Missoula toward bottom for Montana:



October 1, 2012

Are We There Yet? Creating Complete Communities for 21st Century America - Missoula gets all A's. :



October 1, 2012

FIVE New Grants:



September 24, 2012

Six New Grants:



September 21, 2012

Why aren't we all Good Samaritans? Daniel Goleman on TED.com:



September 20, 2012

Transportation Open House, 9/24, Missoula, Montana:



September 19, 2012

TEDxBozeman Now Accepting Speaker Applications for 2013 Montana Event:



September 18, 2012

Missoula applies for Bloomberg grant, up to $5 million to be awarded to 'boldest ideas':



September 8, 2012

SEVEN new grant announcements:



August 31, 2012

Sustainability Science: a New Paradigm for Planning?:



August 30, 2012

Drop in dorm use at the University of Montana doesn't necessarily mean drop in enrollment:



August 28, 2012

ONE new grant announcement:



August 25, 2012

ELEVEN new grant announcements:



August 23, 2012

Community Kick-Starting the Flow of Ideas Turning to Competitions:



August 22, 2012

Announcing a new webinar series from the Local Government Center - Sustaining Communities Through Philanthropy:



August 21, 2012

Vancouver opens door to laneway housing:



August 20, 2012

FIVE new grant announcements:



August 15, 2012

SIX new grant announcements:



August 15, 2012

Indiana Spurs Small Towns to Set a Course:



August 14, 2012

What's Old is New Again, as Markets and Streets Provide an Avenue for Building Healthier Cities:



August 14, 2012

Getting Serious About Resilience in Planning:



August 13, 2012

Montana: Land of uncommon contrasts:



August 11, 2012

Public interest in bison 'unprecedented':



August 8, 2012

SEVEN new grant announcements:



August 1, 2012

Home, Home on the Bridge:



July 31, 2012

What cities are best for seniors? Try Provo, Sioux Falls... and Missoula, Montana:



July 30, 2012

A New Tool for Measuring Walkability:



July 26, 2012

THREE new grant announcements:



July 25, 2012

Changing Suburban Demographics Collide With Outdated Zoning Laws :



July 24, 2012

FOUR new grant announcements:



July 24, 2012

The Intersection of Health Philanthropy and Housing:



July 21, 2012

Bozeman, Montana declared No. 2 dog-friendly city by Dog Fancy Magazine:



July 19, 2012

SIXTEEN new grant announcements:



July 17, 2012

FOUR new grant announcements:



July 12, 2012

Best of Missoula - 2012:



July 10, 2012

Missoula has lost its role model - University of Montana and Missoula arts, civics advocate Don Simmons dies:



July 5, 2012

FIVE new grant announcements:



June 27, 2012

SIX new grant announcements:



June 22, 2012

Tulsa authorities bulldoze edible garden for being too tall:



June 21, 2012

FOUR new grant announcements:



June 18, 2012

Please Vote for Missoula as Outside Magazine's Best Town:



June 13, 2012

FOUR new grant announcements :



June 12, 2012

TWO new grant announcements:



June 12, 2012

The New Cities Summit 2012 is now online: videos, photos and session summaries:



June 11, 2012

University of Wyoming Offers Website to Reduce Wildfire Risks:



June 9, 2012

THREE new grant announcements:



June 6, 2012

SIX new grant announcements:



June 3, 2012

Employment solutions: Can a town's good deeds lower unemployment?:



June 3, 2012

THREE new grant announcements:



June 1, 2012

A National Conversation on the Future of Our Communities:



May 30, 2012

SIX new grant announcements:



May 28, 2012

Grateful Nation - "Remember the Children of our Fallen Heroes" Memorial Day Tribute :



May 28, 2012

Video of Celebration of VJ Day in Honolulu August 14, 1945:



May 25, 2012

Sustaining Montana Communities Through Philanthropy:



May 24, 2012

FOUR new grant announcements:



May 23, 2012

Montana Campus Compact wins Grant to Support September 11th Day of Community Service:



May 23, 2012

Top 10 Websites for the Built Environment - 2012:



May 20, 2012

Five Valleys Land Trust, others make deal to preserve Rock Creek, Montana acreage :



May 20, 2012

The Face of Montana:



May 17, 2012

EIGHT new grant announcements :



May 16, 2012

FOUR more new grant announcements:



May 16, 2012

EIGHT new grant announcements:



May 11, 2012

Opening Access to Community Scenario Planning Tools:



May 10, 2012

SIX new grant announcements:



May 10, 2012

Pocket Neighborhoods: Building Blocks for Resilient Communities:



May 6, 2012

Consultant: Missoula leaders must 'take charge' of image:



May 4, 2012

EIGHT new grant announcements:



April 27, 2012

THIRTEEN new grant announcements:



April 27, 2012

How to Make Your City Smarter :



April 26, 2012

Why Does Place Matter?:



April 26, 2012

Are Green Cities Sitting on a Golden Goose?:



April 18, 2012

Why Sense of Place is Worth Caring About:



April 18, 2012

What makes Missoula Missoula?:



April 16, 2012

On the Need for New Urban Manners:



April 13, 2012

Getting Closer: On the Need for New Urban Manners:



April 6, 2012

CREATE Missoula Festival Partners Schools, Community For A Week Of Unique Art And Music Events, 4/15-21:



April 5, 2012

EIGHT new grant announcements:



April 4, 2012

The Hottest Trends in Urban Housing:



April 4, 2012

Missoula, Montana's Linsey Corbin: Why I Will Never Quit:



March 22, 2012

TWENTY TWO new grant announcements:



March 16, 2012

Missoula, Montana 3/15/12 - The State of the Community - Forward Together:



March 15, 2012

Missoula Mayor Engen hopes new event tonight will stimulate discussion:



March 10, 2012

Helena, Bozeman, Butte ranked among top 'micropolitan' areas:



March 10, 2012

Butte Restoration Council Seeks Ideas For Multi-Million Dollar Fund:



March 8, 2012

UM, City And County Present At State Of The Community Event, 3/15, Missoula, Montana:



March 8, 2012

SIX new grant announcements:



March 2, 2012

Nextdoor offers online forum for neighborhoods:



February 29, 2012

SIX new grant announcements:



February 22, 2012

Montana No Kid Hungry Initiative Launches with Governor Brian Schweitzer:



February 21, 2012

Post office closings may increase rural isolation, economic disparity:



February 20, 2012

HUD launches Sustainable Communities Resource Center:



February 16, 2012

SIX new grant announcements :



February 9, 2012

Carrots in the car park. Radishes on the roundabout. The deliciously eccentric story of the town growing ALL its own vegetables:



February 7, 2012

Most Americans Want a Walkable Neighborhood, Not a Big House:



February 2, 2012

Sustainable is not enough: a call for regenerative cities:



January 26, 2012

FOUR new grant announcements:



January 19, 2012

SIX new grant announcements:



January 16, 2012

A City Is A Startup: The Rise Of The Mayor-Entrepreneur:



January 13, 2012

For Smaller Towns, Paying for Sidewalks Isn't Always Simple - Missoula, Montana:



January 10, 2012

THREE new grant announcements:



January 10, 2012

Newcomers have a lot to learn about Bitterroot life:



December 29, 2011

THREE new grant announcements:



December 22, 2011

Helena, Montana woman starts effort for 'playable' special-needs playground:



December 22, 2011

TWELVE new grant announcements:



December 22, 2011

Helena, Montana's 'psychological economy' improving:



December 21, 2011

Polson, Montana wins $100,000 grant to preserve small-city character:



December 10, 2011

Libraries Make Room For High-Tech 'Hackerspaces':



December 9, 2011

Your Support Needed for Missoula's Grant Creek Trail Completion:



December 8, 2011

Missoula City Councilman Bob Jaffe Launches Missoula.gov blog to Keep Public Informed :



November 30, 2011

THREE new grant announcements:



November 23, 2011

What Can Schools and Cities Learn from Wasps? "The Neighborhood Project: Using Evolution to Improve My City, One Block at a Time":



November 17, 2011

TEN new grant announcements:



November 15, 2011

Foundations empower Montana communities to solve problems:



November 15, 2011

First Public Library to Create a Maker Space:



November 9, 2011

FIVE new grant announcements:



November 2, 2011

A better community starts with better education:



November 1, 2011

Montana Association of Community Development Extension Professionals: November 2011 E-Newsletter:



October 31, 2011

'Way-finding' study finds Kalispell directions come up short:



October 30, 2011

SIX new grant announcements:



October 19, 2011

ELEVEN new grant announcements:



October 19, 2011

Missoula - One of the Best Communities for Young People - America's Promise:



October 18, 2011

FIVE new grant announcements:



October 13, 2011

Establishing a Community Vision in Polson, Montana:



October 10, 2011

City Building Through Art:



October 7, 2011

SEVEN new grant announcements:



October 6, 2011

Winifred, Montana unveils Judith: Dinosaur skull called new specimen:



September 23, 2011

FIVE new grant announcements:



September 21, 2011

UM Students Publish Website Exploring Issues Surrounding Proposed Sale Of Missoula Water Utility:



September 15, 2011

Missoulians share life-changing moments for traveling video crew:



September 13, 2011

How does a city become an innovation ecosystem?:



September 12, 2011

THREE new grant announcements:



September 8, 2011

Scoop Up Fun At 10th Annual Neighborhood Ice Cream Social - Free Ice Cream!, 9/18, Missoula, Montana:



September 2, 2011

McKinstry's new Spokane headquarters may become a model to spur historic preservation:



September 2, 2011

Sunday Streets Missoula, 9/11, Missoula, Montana:



September 1, 2011

FIVE New grant announcements:



August 31, 2011

Downtown development can pay off, experts say:



August 27, 2011

In Frederick, aiming to build 'green homes' that don't break the bank:



August 24, 2011

SIX New grant announcements:



August 10, 2011

Software Helps Cities See the Future :



August 9, 2011

Welcome to the Project on Social Innovation from Harvard University:



August 9, 2011

EPA, USDA Outline Plan to Help Rural Water Systems:



August 8, 2011

County Health Rankings:



August 3, 2011

THREE Grant announcements have been added to the MSU Extension Website:



August 2, 2011

Family looks to future 8 months after Missoula, Montana rallys to help fund girl's life-changing hip surgery :



July 30, 2011

Geoffrey West: The surprising math of cities and corporations:



July 30, 2011

Small Town Promises Magic - Delivers Results:



July 29, 2011

FOUR Grant announcements have been added to the MSU Extension Website :



July 29, 2011

Kunstler Predicts the Future Lies in Small Cities:



July 20, 2011

FIVE Grant announcements have been added to the MSU Extension Website:



July 15, 2011

Happiness - The power of pedaling in Missoula, Montana:



July 14, 2011

SEVEN Grant announcements:



July 14, 2011

Beyond Safety in Numbers: Why Bike Friendly Cities are Safer:



July 11, 2011

The Story of Seymour:



July 5, 2011

Eleven New Grant announcements:



July 1, 2011

Governor's Travels - How I Left Politics, Learned to Back Up a Bus, and Found America:



June 23, 2011

NINE New Grant announcements:



June 20, 2011

SEVEN New Grant announcements:



June 20, 2011

City of Bozeman trying to improve public information strategy:



June 16, 2011

A Call for More Pedestrian-Only Streets:



June 10, 2011

FOUR New Grant announcements:



June 5, 2011

The Grand Rapids LipDub (NEW WORLD RECORD) :



June 3, 2011

FIVE New Grant announcements:



June 1, 2011

How to Give Your Main Street a Facelift:



May 31, 2011

Apps for Communities:



May 30, 2011

Creativity in the Cities:



May 25, 2011

TWELVE New Grant announcements:



May 22, 2011

Serendipity is the key to branding.:



May 17, 2011

How to Create an Engaged Tourism Social Media Community:



May 11, 2011

NINE New Grant announcements :



May 8, 2011

How Happy is Your Community? The Happiness Project :



May 5, 2011

Water - A company runs through it:



May 4, 2011

Grant Opportunity for Montana Communities:



May 1, 2011

Let's Make Homeowners a Priority:



April 28, 2011

1,000 New Gardens - Helping Bozeman and Missoula Get Off Their Grass Since 2009:



April 17, 2011

High-flying future of our cities :



April 15, 2011

Wilma yanks space from Missoula's Clark Fork River Market Vendors:



April 15, 2011

Adding Warmth and Life to Sidewalks...in Holland:



April 9, 2011

Top 10 Websites - 2011:



April 7, 2011

SEVEN New Grant announcements:



March 25, 2011

Human Planet:



March 23, 2011

EPA Seeks Applicants for $1.2 Million in Environmental JusticeGrants to Address Local Health and Environmental Issues:



March 23, 2011

FIFTEEN New Grant announcements:



March 20, 2011

Megaloads, water company: The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund helps local communities fend off corporations:



March 18, 2011

Richland County, Montana's Board of Health highlighted in national magazine:



March 17, 2011

Are U.S. States and Cities Prepared for a Disaster?:



March 10, 2011

Community Connect Program Grants - Webinar on 3/22:



March 8, 2011

FOUR New Grant announcements:



February 23, 2011

FIVE New Grant announcements :



February 16, 2011

FOUR New Grant announcements:



February 3, 2011

The Moms Aren't Wrong: Why Planning for Children Would Make Cities Better for All:



February 2, 2011

FOUR New Grant announcements:



January 26, 2011

FOUR New Grant announcements:



January 21, 2011

ELEVEN New Grant announcements:



January 17, 2011

Six key lessons from Portland, Oregon's urbanism:



January 12, 2011

Jon Stewart's Moving Monologue on the Tucson Shootings:



January 11, 2011

One Small Town, Three Moralities :



January 10, 2011

What Makes a City Smart?:



January 10, 2011

Pedestrian-Only Shopping Streets Make Communities More Livable:



January 7, 2011

Our degraded public discourse reflects poorly on all of us:



January 6, 2011

FOUR New Grant announcements:



January 5, 2011

SEVEN New Grant announcements:



December 29, 2010

SIX New Grant announcements :



December 27, 2010

FOUR New Grant announcements:



December 27, 2010

NINE New Grant announcements:



December 23, 2010

Futuristic Ideas for Smarter Cities:



December 22, 2010

SEVEN New Grant announcements:



December 15, 2010

Benefits of lofty goals: Britain halves its child poverty rate; US rate hits 20-year high :



December 15, 2010

TEN New Grant announcements:



December 9, 2010

Most Americans believe community is important:



December 8, 2010

ALL HAZARDS - Resources to help rural communities prepare for disasters and other hazards.:



November 30, 2010

What Attaches People to Their Communities?:



November 21, 2010

Missoula 8-year-old recovers from lifesaving hip surgery:



November 18, 2010

What Makes A City Great? An American Perspective:



November 17, 2010

Why People Love Their Communities:



November 17, 2010

The 20-Minute Neighborhood:



November 11, 2010

SIX New Grant announcements:



November 5, 2010

THREE New Grant announcements:



November 2, 2010

The Connected Community: Local Governments as Partners in Citizen Engagement and Community Building:



November 1, 2010

TEN New Grant announcements:



October 28, 2010

Rural Youth: Who's Staying, Who's Leaving?:



October 21, 2010

A Less Traditional Format for Community Meetings:



October 15, 2010

Creating Rural 'Smart Growth':



October 7, 2010

Three NEW grants:



October 1, 2010

Eight NEW grants :



October 1, 2010

Best Videos About Urban Planning:



September 29, 2010

2011 AmeriCorps Grant Funding Available in Montana:



September 23, 2010

Three NEW grants:



September 15, 2010

Fourteen NEW community grants:



September 14, 2010

Peace Institute to honor former Billings Mayor Chuck Tooley with Rankin Award:



September 5, 2010

'Sunday Streets Missoula' celebration to be festival without traffic downtown:



September 2, 2010

Missoula Team Launches MakeItMissoula.com - A website for those who live in Missoula, those who have, and those who wish they did.:



September 2, 2010

Communities to get first shot at foreclosed homes:



August 27, 2010

Outside Magazine: The Best "Adventure Towns" in the U.S. - The winner for best overall town in the western U.S. is Boise, Idaho. Bozeman, Montana - Best Skiing Town West:



August 26, 2010

Missoula, Montana's Out to Lunch celebrates 25 years of food, music:



August 22, 2010

The Community Tool Box:



August 20, 2010

The Nation's First Bicycle-Only Subdivision:



August 20, 2010

Community Developers, the Hour's Late:



August 12, 2010

25th Annual Missoula Out To Lunch Celebration And Call For Memories, 8/25, Missoula, Montana:



August 6, 2010

FIVE New Grant Opportunities:



August 2, 2010

Resort Towns Becoming Neo-Company Towns:



July 23, 2010

EIGHT New Grant Opportunities:



July 15, 2010

Fairtrade towns to top 500:



July 13, 2010

Personal Promises for Community Transformation - The "I Promise" Video Campaign:



July 12, 2010

Best Places to Live - Money's list of America's 100 best small cities and not a single Montana community makes the list.:



July 6, 2010

Rural America's Fiscal Challenge:



July 5, 2010

Old Movie Houses Find Audience in the Plains:



July 2, 2010

Rural Cooperative Development Grant Opportunity :



June 27, 2010

Road Diets: Making Streets Slim Down Is Good For Pedestrians, Businesses And Even Traffic:



June 26, 2010

FOUR New Grant Opportunities:



June 18, 2010

TEN New Grant Opportunities:



June 3, 2010

Can We Talk? Strategies For Courageous Conversation, 6/25, Missoula, Montana:



May 29, 2010

Forum on June 3 will look into what defines downtown Great Falls, Montana:



May 28, 2010

TEN new grant opportunities:



May 19, 2010

Eight New Grant Opportunities :



May 6, 2010

From Values to Actions - Shared values drive new plans for Victor, Idaho:



April 28, 2010

Nine New Grant Opportunities:



April 28, 2010

Code of the West :



April 27, 2010

Program brings local food to Montana's institutions:



April 19, 2010

Portland the Weird:



April 16, 2010

Three New Grant Opportunities :



April 13, 2010

TEN New Grant Opportunities:



March 29, 2010

THREE New Grant Opportunities:



March 26, 2010

Eight New Grant Opportunities:



March 16, 2010

Missoula's Environmental Health - Home:



March 13, 2010

Savings program helps Boulder County working poor buy a home, get a degree or start a business:



March 12, 2010

Four New Grant Opportunities:



March 9, 2010

'Good Neighbor Handbook' available to rural Montana landowners:



March 4, 2010

Four New Grant Opportunities:



March 2, 2010

NINE New Grant Opportunities:



March 2, 2010

Assistance Available for Smart Growth Planning for Communities:



February 17, 2010

Six New Grant Opportunities:



February 5, 2010

February Sustainable Council Newsletter & Calendar of Events:



February 4, 2010

Four New Grant Opportunities:



February 4, 2010

Montana Rural Health Initiative launches grant program to improve health and wellness:



February 3, 2010

Help shape Great Falls, Montana's future at Vision XPO:



January 29, 2010

2WENTY New Grant Opportunities :



January 22, 2010

7EVEN New Grant Opportunities:



January 22, 2010

Peace Corps Events in Montana:



January 13, 2010

52 weeks - Disability Rights Montana:



January 6, 2010

EIGHT New Grant Opportunities:



December 24, 2009

EIGHT New Grant Opportunities:



December 17, 2009

Watch The Griz At The Wilma - Free Event With Suggested Donation To Benefit The Smurfit Stone Families, 12/18, Missoula:



December 17, 2009

SIX New Grant Opportunities:



December 10, 2009

Community Almanac Puts Small Town America on the Map:



December 9, 2009

EIGHT new community-friendly grant opportunities :



December 3, 2009

The World's Smartest Cities:



December 2, 2009

Missoula Marathon named best in U.S. by Runner's World magazine:



December 1, 2009

The Moral Call of the Wild:



November 26, 2009

Holiday giving: How to choose a charity:



November 18, 2009

FIVE New Grant Opportunities:



November 11, 2009

FIVE New Grant Opportunities:



November 10, 2009

The Art of Civic Engagement:



November 6, 2009

FOUR New Grant Opportunities:



November 5, 2009

Montana Chamber, Montana Electric Cooperative Association and Montana Credit Union Network to host Campaign Schools throughout Montana:



October 23, 2009

Five NEW grant opportunities:



October 20, 2009

The Boomtown Institute - Does your community have a grocery story?:



October 13, 2009

Bring Americorps to your Community - Grant Funds Available for Montana Organizations that Address Community Needs:



October 10, 2009

There’s No Place Like Home, Americans are Returning to Localism:



October 4, 2009

Why community still matters in the digital age:



October 2, 2009

SIX New Grant Opportunities:



September 30, 2009

Third-Grader Brings Bike Lane to Missoula, Montana:



September 29, 2009

NINE new grant opportunities:



September 27, 2009

Eight Smart City Innovations:



September 24, 2009

SEVEN New Grants:



September 24, 2009

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes turn to new media to tackle old problem - TheRezWeLiveOn.com:



September 23, 2009

NINE new grant opportunities:



September 21, 2009

Great Falls, Montana resident Walter Breuning celebrates 113th birthday:



September 20, 2009

Losing Touch With the Changing Definition of "Community" :



September 19, 2009

Search for volunteer opportunities on Serve.gov:



September 2, 2009

EIGHT New Community-Friendly Grant Opportunities:



August 31, 2009

Rails to Trails of Northwest Montana:



August 25, 2009

Denver’s Revamped Zoning Code Could Set Precedent:



August 19, 2009

FIFTEEN New Community-Friendly Grant Opportunities:



August 15, 2009

Missoula, a Mecca for Outdoors Enthusiasts, Tries to Balance Quality-of-Life Expectations With Free-Speech Concerns:



August 2, 2009

Much room for improving Montana kids’ well-being:



July 31, 2009

Millennials Think Globally, Act Locally :



July 11, 2009

Second homes: A meeting of the minds and much more in Missoula, Montana:



July 8, 2009

NINE New Community-Friendly Grant Opportunities:



July 1, 2009

Geek squad: Ignite Boulder puts twist on PowerPoint - Kicker: 20 slides are on auto-advance at 15 seconds per slide and you talk.:



June 25, 2009

SIX Additional New Community-Friendly Grant Opportunities:



June 24, 2009

EIGHT New Community-Friendly Grant Opportunities:



June 20, 2009

1000 New Gardens, Missoula Vegetable Collaboration in-action, reminding you to GET OFF THE GRASS:



June 20, 2009

Urban Park in a Rural State - Helena, Montana’s Historic Walking Mall:



June 17, 2009

The Geography of Class in Greater Seattle:



June 13, 2009

Fewer Cars for Better Cities:



June 10, 2009

Not Enough Chairs in Times Square:



June 3, 2009

NINE New Community-Friendly Grant Opportunities:



June 2, 2009

Butte, Montana a safe haven against barbarians:



May 21, 2009

Boise Valley, Idaho citizens drive new community problem-solving project:



May 19, 2009

Missoula trying to become Playful City USA:



May 11, 2009

Small Towns Work to Keep Young Population:



May 8, 2009

The Most Bicycle-Friendly Cities - Missoula gets a Silver Rating, Montana is #49:



April 29, 2009

The Horizons antipoverty initiative in Choteau, Montana has the potential to expand community opportunities and potential for people of all income brackets.:



April 21, 2009

Bicyclists are changing our streets and cities:



April 1, 2009

Nurturing youth can be as simple as mentoring one child - "Our Kids: Our Business":



March 25, 2009

Professional Bull Rider entertainer, Flint Rasmussen asks fans to help Choteau, Montana hospital. Teton Medical Center:



March 23, 2009

Rocky Mountain Laboratory seeks public comments on master plan in Hamilton, Montana:



March 14, 2009

There's Opportunity for Rural in 'Reglobalization':



March 12, 2009

Growing a Missoula to Treasure - LiveMissoula!:



March 11, 2009

7 NEW community-friendly grant opportunities:



March 6, 2009

Want a better, safer world? Volunteer.:



March 4, 2009

More cities tap stimulus package for LED streetlights:



February 24, 2009

The Small City: Reconsidered, And Ready to Be Sustainable:



February 21, 2009

It's Time for Cities to Favor People, Not Cars - "Expanding the Vision of Sustainable Mobility":



February 16, 2009

Affordable Housing: Five Myths:



February 13, 2009

Better Downtowns May Not Need Cars, But They Will Need Parking:



February 12, 2009

5 NEW community-friendly grant opportunities:



February 9, 2009

Missoula Convention And Visitors Bureau Seeking Event Info For Meet Me In Missoula, 5/1-3:



February 8, 2009

Google Earth 5.0 Includes Historical Imagery - View Urban Growth/Sprawl:



February 2, 2009

History Tested Foreclosure Mitigation: Accessory Apartments:



January 31, 2009

Greatest 10 Trends Shaping the Future of Our Communities:



January 29, 2009

7 NEW community-friendly grant opportunities:



January 20, 2009

Pete Seeger & Bruce Springsteen - "This Land is Your Land" - The Obama Inaugural Celebration Concert:



January 17, 2009

13 NEW community-friendly grant opportunities:



January 16, 2009

Celebrate the power of service on Martin Luther King Day:



January 14, 2009

Filling the Labor Pipeline:



January 4, 2009

'Consumption Amenities' Key to City Success:



December 29, 2008

14 NEW community-friendly grant opportunities:



December 5, 2008

Seventeen NEW Community-Friendly Grants:



December 4, 2008

Starksboro, Vermont Turns to Middlebury College in Bid to Guide Change Thanks to the Orton Family Foundation and the Vermont Land Trust :



November 21, 2008

Fourteen NEW Community-Friendly Grants:



October 29, 2008

Four NEW Community-Friendly Grants:



October 28, 2008

Seven NEW Community-Friendly Grants:



October 23, 2008

Affordable Housing That Improves the Neighborhood:



October 22, 2008

Turns Out There's Good News on Main St. :



October 20, 2008

Road Closures, Pedestrianization Key to Successful Urbanization :



October 17, 2008

Cities and Ambition:



October 11, 2008

Friday Funny: Cat Key to Town's Economic Development by more than $10 million:



October 11, 2008

Eleven NEW Community-Friendly Grants:



October 7, 2008

Transition Towns Wiki:



October 6, 2008

Montana Warm Line launched to support those with mental illness.:



September 26, 2008

Thirteen NEW Community-Friendly Grants:



September 20, 2008

Cities rethink wisdom of 50s-era parking standards:



September 14, 2008

$67,000 grant funds Montana mental illness hotline:



September 13, 2008

Twelve NEW Community-Friendly Grants:



September 7, 2008

Preserving the past. Deer Lodge, Montana business district achieves historic designation:



September 4, 2008

Urban planning's future: people, not cars:



September 3, 2008

Eleven NEW Community-Friendly Grants:



August 21, 2008

Eight NEW Community-Friendly Grants:



August 18, 2008

Traffic stoppers:



August 8, 2008

National Timber Framers Guild to host 5 day project to develop structures by the old mill site in Missoula and they need your help.:



August 7, 2008

Seven NEW Community-Friendly Grants:



August 3, 2008

Town striving not to be just for rich 2nd-home owners:



July 31, 2008

Nine NEW Community-Friendly Grants:



July 23, 2008

Ten NEW Community-Friendly Grants:



July 14, 2008

Nine NEW Community-Friendly Grants:



July 3, 2008

Five NEW Community-Friendly Grants:



June 26, 2008

Seven New Community-Friendly Grant Opps have been added to the Extension Community Resources Program webpage:



June 20, 2008

Top 10 Most Livable Cities:



June 18, 2008

Seven New Community-Friendly Grant Opportunities:



June 13, 2008

The Best Small Town You've Never Heard Of:



June 10, 2008

Smaller homes run into opposition across the Treasure Valley. Builders and buyers want them, but some neighbors and cities that want to expand their tax base don't.:



May 31, 2008

Climate Concerns Shape the Cities of Tomorrow :



May 20, 2008

Ten (10) NEW Community-Friendly Grant Opportunities:



May 7, 2008

Missoula's Historic Trolleys and Streetlights:



May 5, 2008

Buildings and City Plans Getting a First Look in Second Life:



April 21, 2008

Home Prices Drop Most in Areas with Long Commute:



April 12, 2008

Jim Barrett, director of the Park County, Montana Environmental Council seeks to build community dialogue:



April 11, 2008

Facilitating A Community Dialog On The Internet:



March 19, 2008

Creating and Sustaining Healthy and Successful Communities:



March 15, 2008

Bike Trails: Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Nodes for Missoula:



March 9, 2008

Making Cities More Livable with Bikes:



March 6, 2008

Is Your City a Great City? Residents share ideas for downtown Missoula:



March 3, 2008

Modeling downtown:



February 25, 2008

Missoula Rap Getting Hotter - ZouTown:



February 13, 2008

Housing of the Future is Transit-Oriented - Reimagining Cities:



February 11, 2008

Missoula Cultural Council announces the launch of a new site linking Missoulians and citizens of our sister cities:



February 8, 2008

Making Happier Cities - City Club Missoula - Missoula Reveals Its Newest Riverfront Park, 2/15, Missoula:



February 8, 2008

Top 10 Planning, Design, and Development Websites - 2008:



February 4, 2008

Small businesses, developers debate resort affordable housing:



January 31, 2008

Our Side of the Mountain in Missoula, Montana:



January 28, 2008

The future of Missoula's Downtown is being assessed. Your input is requested:



December 2, 2007

A city’s ‘character’ changed for good. A success story of community revival.:



September 26, 2007

Seattle Area Business and Political Leaders Pursue New Way To "See" And Solve Problems:



September 25, 2007

Can We Talk? Public Discourse in Montana. A State-wide Conference, October 26, Bozeman Holiday Inn, 9am-5pm:



August 30, 2007

Montana Chamber Foundation supports "Path to Eden" project to welcome newcomers:



August 30, 2007

The Percentage of Rural Children Living In Poverty Rises:



August 18, 2007

Five of the best neighborhoods in North America :



August 13, 2007

A new Medicare "tip sheet":



August 13, 2007

"The Bridge" Supporting People with Disabilities to Enforce their Civil Rights "THE MONTANA ADVOCACY PROGRAM":



August 11, 2007

'Complete streets' program gives more room for pedestrians, cyclists:



August 7, 2007

Montana HOME 2nd round applications announced:



August 4, 2007

A Community's Pedestrian Friendliness Rating Engine Draws Attention On Web. Cool New Thing: What’s Your Walk Score?:



August 2, 2007

Creating A Sense Of Place With Modern Day Main Streets:



August 1, 2007

Missoula Urban Demonstration Project helps out members with trucking needs. "Truck Share":



July 30, 2007

Landowners bank against sprawl:



July 29, 2007

Project to bring docs to Montana reservations. Just don't get sick after June 1.:



July 25, 2007

Portland, Oregon Among The Best Cities To Spend Your Golden Years:



July 25, 2007

Center for Collaborative Solution's Developing Exemplary Practice Guide for Afterschool Programs:



July 19, 2007

City Proposes Rewards For Building Smaller Homes. "Making McMansion Owners Pay":



July 16, 2007

America's 10 Best Places to Live:



July 11, 2007

A Recipe For Grassroots Community Building. "The Great Neighborhood Book: A Do-it-Yourself Guide to Placemaking.":



June 11, 2007

Communities Empowering Youth Grants Now Available to Help Disadvantaged Youth:



May 31, 2007

Auto dealer, Karl Tyler Chevrolet pitches in to help Missoul mass transit effort:



May 29, 2007

New Guide for Creating Livable Communities for All Ages:



May 23, 2007

In rural America, community philanthropy thrives:



May 22, 2007

Remember Me. I need to know.:



May 15, 2007

Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer speaks to graduating class of one:



April 25, 2007

Branding around the community brand concept:



March 28, 2007

Montana dream sours for some rural dwellers:



March 25, 2007

Ex-Californians draw Westerners' ire. "All their fault, all the time.":



February 20, 2007

A Comprehensive Affordable Housing Strategy Is More Than Just Inclusionary Zoning:



February 16, 2007

The Next Wave Of People Power:



February 6, 2007

Incorporating Sustainability Into Community Development:



February 3, 2007

Workshop Guides Planning For Spokane's University District:



February 1, 2007

Community Continuity and Cultural Clashes:



January 30, 2007

Mayor: State of Helena is good:



January 28, 2007

The Sidney Herald - Focusing on Community Service:



January 26, 2007

Six Montanans earn Courage and Advocacy Awards for helping disabled. - "ONE MONTANA":



January 25, 2007

Missoula and Whitefish, Montana included in 100 'best communities' for youths named:



January 24, 2007

Ellen Buchanan & Brent Campbell Named 2006 Missoula Downtowners of the Year:



January 23, 2007

Brew club, Brewery partner to benefit Missoula Community Non-Profit:



January 23, 2007

Volunteers sought for Missoula County I-2 Oversight Committee:



January 17, 2007

State of the city: Mayor John Engen lauds Missoula's progress - Online audio of his speech available:



December 24, 2006

Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space: Many cities changing one-way streets back:



December 20, 2006

America's Great New Towns: Gift to a Nation:



December 19, 2006

New German community models car-free living:



November 8, 2006

City awash in ideas for ways to brand it:



November 7, 2006

Using Google Earth To Illustrate A Comprehensive Community Plan:



October 16, 2006

Is Sustainability Coming To A Neighborhood Near You?:



October 9, 2006

University Of Montana Hosts First-Ever "Day Of Dialogue", 10/18, Missoula:



October 6, 2006

The O'Connor Center for the Rocky Mountain West Newsletter - October - November 2006:



October 4, 2006

Retiring The 'Retirement' Community:



October 3, 2006

"Walkable" expert speaks in Bozeman:



October 2, 2006

2006 Montana League of Cities and Towns annual conference in West Yellowstone this week:



September 29, 2006

Study: Communities Unready for Elderly :



September 25, 2006

GrowSmart Maine's Model Town Community Project to Show How a Town Can Manage Growth, Engage Local Residents:



September 23, 2006

Planning 1 - 2 - 3 A Step-by-step Workbook for Writing a Comprehensive Plan:



September 16, 2006

Albuquerque’s New Urbanist Central Avenue: Citizen-Driven Design:



August 23, 2006

Community involvement urged at Billings Conference. "Volunteering as well as education strengthens a community.":



August 20, 2006

CITY SLEEKERS. Where we live plays an important role in how much we exercise and in how healthy we are:



August 17, 2006

Warnings of sprawl come true:



August 9, 2006

Portland's 'Vision Vessel' An unorthodox project encourages the residents of Portland to participate in the shaping of their city.:



August 8, 2006

Small Town Leading Efforts To Be More Inclusive:



August 7, 2006

55 Things We Love About Montana. Well, of course there’s more. But here’s a good start.:



August 6, 2006

A Utopia sans automobile:



July 20, 2006

Smart Growth Illustrated:



July 7, 2006

Adventure Town: The Missoula Mind-Set. In this cerebral Montana enclave, higher learning begins where the asphalt ends.:



June 22, 2006

Kayaker's legacy lives on in waves. Brennan's Wave is a big draw in downtown Missoula, MT:



June 12, 2006

Small Footprints on a Vast Montana Landscape:



May 24, 2006

Boise downtown leader offers advice to Twin Falls. Think differently, but work together.:



March 8, 2006

Philipsburg, Montana picked as one of top 12 'distinctive destinations' to visit by the National Trust for Historic Preservation:



March 7, 2006

Bright Lights, Big Sky. Mountains, Rivers, Trees. Bozeman has all of that, sure, but these days the lively downtown gets the attention.:



February 28, 2006

Nw Toolkit for Building Inclusive Communities:



February 27, 2006

In California, New Kind of Commune for Elderly:



February 16, 2006

One book works to bring community together:



February 15, 2006

The Gallatin Valley: Fatal attraction?:



February 12, 2006

How to Be a Mensch by Guy Kawasaki:



February 10, 2006

The O'Connor Center for the Rocky Mountain West, The University of Montana February/March 2006 Newsletter:



February 10, 2006

Volunteer Income Tax Assistant Program in Progress at Montana State University:



January 29, 2006

The DaVinci Code of the West:



January 25, 2006

Jared Diamond On Environmental And Social Sustainability. The Rise and Fall of Civilizations:



January 23, 2006

In a fast-growing county, sprawl teaches hard lessons:



January 21, 2006

Program Offers Unique Opportunities For Volunteers - The Office for Civic Engagement, a program of The University of Montana’s Davidson Honors College:



December 29, 2005

Missoula in the Rearview Mirror. An exit interview with outgoing Mayor Mike Kadas and thoughts from Mayor-elect John Engen :



December 24, 2005

How Does A City Develop A Brand?:



December 19, 2005

Powell, Wyoming Pulls Together:



December 14, 2005

Missoulians tops in civic involvement, study says:



December 8, 2005

The Montana Community Foundation is now accepting applications for a new grant program, Building Rural Communities.:



December 7, 2005

The Center for the Rocky Mountain West Newsletter - December 2005 - January 2006:



December 5, 2005

The Silicon Valley Of Green Building - The Northwest is home to several prominent environmentally friendly architecture and development firms that are paving the way for a 'green' renaissance.:



December 5, 2005

America's Best New Development Projects - Mixed-use developments in Nampa make it easier to walk to the store:



November 26, 2005

Winds Of Change - Community & Economic Development On Maine's Coast:



November 23, 2005

Affordable housing goes 'green':



November 22, 2005

Community Development - A Guide for Fostering Better Outcomes Through Good Process from the The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation:



November 21, 2005

Portland, Maine At A Crossroads - Housing imbalance may hurt city - (First in a multi-part series):



November 11, 2005

Healthy America: Wellness Where We Live, Work, and Learn:



November 9, 2005

Vista Volunteers Pitch in to Make a Difference in Montana - Is your community included? Anti-poverty Program Seeks VISTA Volunteers:



November 8, 2005

The Center for Ethics at The University of Montana-Missoula Fall Newsletter:



November 7, 2005

Creating Schools as Community Centers - Creative Solution to Growth Issues:



October 19, 2005

Florence, Montana opens door to community development:



October 13, 2005

Survey finds high interest in Bigfork planning - residents want a lot of say in how their community grows.:



October 12, 2005

Ground breaks for Canyon Hideaway in Hamilton, Montana:



October 10, 2005

Now is the time to show your 'Community Spirit' $1,000 in prize money available for first-ever Central Montana Community Spirit Award:



October 4, 2005

Montana towns afraid of 'Aspen-ization':



October 1, 2005

Missoula, Montana listed among best places for kids in U.S.:



October 1, 2005

Maine city bans restaurant chains - Local officials are trying to preserve a quaint, bed and breakfast feel for the area:



September 29, 2005

The Need For Improved Democracy In Planning:



September 20, 2005

Demonstrating the Economic Benefits of Integrated, Green Infrastructure:



September 19, 2005

Pay day for three bright, young minds - win contest to encourage student teams to identify local community problems, and then solve them, or make the community more aware.:



September 15, 2005

Planning failure: A Flathead case study:



September 6, 2005

Grow Smart Awards to Promote Success of Smart Growth Projects in Idaho:



August 31, 2005

The 'Smart Sprawl' Strategy - How do we retrofit America's sprawl to prepare for a post-oil world?:



August 30, 2005

The Climax of Humanity:



August 25, 2005

Smart Growth and the Internet - Rethinking Cities: Telecommunication & Transportation:



August 20, 2005

Internet is dividing rich and poor:



August 8, 2005

How Technology Is Transforming Urban Planning - A new generation of "decision support" tools are empowering ordinary citizens to participate in planning.:



August 4, 2005

The challenge of managing sprawl - What stage of sprawl is your community in? :



August 2, 2005

Northern Rockies Heritage Center has opened Phase I of Heritage Hall, at Fort Missoula.:



August 1, 2005

Study Finds Parking Availability Encourages Driving - Study recommends imposing maximum parking limits, not minimum.:



July 26, 2005

Earthquake Preparedness and Information for Montana:



July 20, 2005

"Beam me up, Scotty,":



July 18, 2005

Nominations Requested for Montana Governor's Award for Community Service :



July 8, 2005

PBS Documentary On Small Town Divisions in Kalispell - "The Fire Next Time":



July 6, 2005

Connecting Rural Communities: Volunteering and Neighboring:



July 2, 2005

Density Is Hot, Freeways Are Not, In The New Los Angeles:



July 2, 2005

Lack of Political Leadership on Urban Issues Harms U.S. Cities:



June 29, 2005

People, Not Cars, Should Be Focus Of Community Planning:



June 25, 2005

Missoula's sister city representative John Wall of Palmerston North, New Zealand extends hand of friendship....and a golf-croquet mallet.:



June 25, 2005

Empowering Citizens In Community Planning:



June 25, 2005

Living In Wildfire-Prone Areas - Report Focuses on Mitigating Wildfire Damage:



June 21, 2005

Swan Valley, Montana residents create workshop for rural newcomers:



June 16, 2005

Missoula Sustainable Building Resource Guide is Being Organized. Should you be included?:



May 29, 2005

The big open - Montana - 'Everybody would love to stay':



May 24, 2005

Being Cool Isn't Enough, A City Needs A Soul:



February 6, 2005

Desperate for downtowns - All along the Front Range, communities are drafting plans for a sense of identity.:



January 30, 2005

Have you heard? National Organization that builds Low-income housing built for seniors is coming to Montana:



January 29, 2005

Planning Hip Retirement Communities - Developers are wooing empty-nesters who want to be where the action is. Just don't call it a retirement community.:



January 28, 2005

Missoula urged to protect farmland:



January 26, 2005

University of Montana officials seek comment on master plan:



January 26, 2005

Why U.S. Builds Good Software But Ugly Cities:



January 19, 2005

Working From Home Is a Community Affair:



December 23, 2004

Ketchum, ID prohibits gated communities:



December 14, 2004

Report explores creating livable communities for adults with disabilities:



October 15, 2004

Good Neighbor Breakfasts, Crosby 10/26, Scobey 11/16, Wolf Point 11/17:



October 10, 2004

Community Building- Community Bridging :



October 8, 2004

Resort Communities Become Suburbanized:



September 21, 2004

Healthy Rural Communities: A Resource and Action Guide for North Carolina:



September 7, 2004

Fed-up rural counties issue 'Code of West' to city slickers:



August 31, 2004

Subdivision in Helena is smart growth:



August 26, 2004

Resort towns struggle with growth:



August 22, 2004

Cul-de-sacs moving out of favor - Planners are now looking to connectivity, linking gridded streets, retail and homes:



July 25, 2004

Back To The City - Baby boomers are leaving the suburbs and moving to pedestrian-friendly cities.:



July 21, 2004

Planning for Baby Boomers- Urban planning dominates the opening session of the National Governors' Association (NGA) annual meeting.:



July 12, 2004

The Key To Creating Livable Communities - it's not about traffic planning and latest design trends -- education is the key to creating livable communities.:



July 6, 2004

Should Your General Plan Have A Technology Element?:



July 4, 2004

Survey says more folks want downtown address - Experts: More housing would be good for Boise:



June 22, 2004

Wanted: retirees willing to get involved - "What will I do with the rest of my life?":



June 19, 2004

The 51 Species of Sprawl - A sprawl dictionary describes the many types of sprawl.:



June 15, 2004

New On-Line Toolkit Available for Community Development and Planning:



June 10, 2004

Learning From Paris' Parks - There's a common perception that Paris is an untouchable ideal, too lofty for other cities to absorb its lessons. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth.:



June 1, 2004

Traditional living, with a slightly modern twist - New developments are a modern interpretation of the self-contained :



April 1, 2004

Living large: East-side intentional community stresses simplicity, sustainability:



March 27, 2004

Main Street is back - 'Small-Town Feeling' is attractive to shoppers:



March 21, 2004

The De-malling Of California - California's de-malling movement turns white elephants into urban centers.:



March 14, 2004

'Hiving' new community buzzword - Residents tired of 'cocoons' seek interaction, connection:



March 5, 2004

The making of good cities:



February 29, 2004

The Future of the City is Here- Renaissance of the traditional city:



February 10, 2004

What makes a city thrive? - People, lots of 'em, really, really close:



February 2, 2004

How To Build Density Into Suburbs:



January 28, 2004

The Art Of Place-Making - Most cities are trying to copy other development trends instead of finding their own identity through their local assets…their citizens.:



January 24, 2004

Utah Governor Offers Smart Growth Carrot To Cities - New program offers funding, technical assitance if cities commit to Smart Growth.:



January 6, 2004

'Granny flats' finding a home in tight market:



January 4, 2004

A city revitalized - Geoff Badenoch has led the way for 18 years.:



January 4, 2004

It's Home, Home at the Saloon For Many Montana Residents - Bars Are Still the Hub of Vast State's Small-Town Life:



December 28, 2003

A Dream Come True to Practice Planning:



December 28, 2003

Butte's historic landmark status in jeopardy:



December 24, 2003

Smart Growth Toolkit Offers 100 Tools for more Livable Communities:



December 22, 2003

Affordable Housing - Smart Growth Techniques Pave the Way:



December 17, 2003

Seattle to enforce recycling - Folks in Seattle had better start recycling.:



December 16, 2003

Wells Fargo Offers Support for Community Housing Projects:



November 17, 2003

Towns want little sprawl on the prairie - Homes on the range - The turf battle is over.:



November 14, 2003

Study: Pay towns to relax zoning rules:



November 12, 2003

New Guidebook released for conducting challenging community dialogues:



November 7, 2003

True Community Involvement In Planning - A Baltimore County plan would reward developers that substantially incorporate community suggestions into their plans.:



October 29, 2003

Sick of Suburbia:



October 28, 2003

Atlanta Looks To Portland For Ideas - Transportation officials from Georgia take a journey to Portland, OR to find inspiration for anti-sprawl strategies for the greater Atlanta region.:



October 27, 2003

O Pioneers! Reversing the Great Plains drain - With a New Homestead Act before Congress, one small Nebraska town has already taken strides toward revival.:



October 21, 2003

Community Development and Smart Growth: Would be Collaborators?:



October 21, 2003

The Costs and Financial Benefits of Green Buildings:



October 17, 2003

Big Builder Provides Car-Free Housing Innovation:



October 8, 2003

Wranglers, researchers conduct annual Bison Range roundup:



September 29, 2003

Playing the game of growth - Board game highlights Missoula's planning issues:



September 18, 2003

A new challenge Post-Badenoch, redevoloping the Missoula Redevelopment Agency:



September 13, 2003

Utah companies engage in business of helping the community:



September 12, 2003

Old-Style ballparks, fronting on urban streets, spur in-city living:



September 7, 2003

Getting Business To Pay For Housing?:



September 3, 2003

Longtime Missoula Redevelopment Agency head, Geoff Badenoch to move on:



August 29, 2003

Studies tie urban sprawl to health risks, road danger - Driving every adds up on American's waistline, and can dangerous for their health.:



August 28, 2003

Zero-lot homes growing in popularity:



August 27, 2003

Smart Commute mortgage program begins:



August 11, 2003

Boulder, CO trailer park called affordable housing pioneer:



August 1, 2003

Developers And Architects See The Light- Green is Great:



July 26, 2003

Cowboy conservationists race to preserve ranches:



July 19, 2003

How Bikeable Is Your Community?:



July 17, 2003

Towns ride crest of riverfront revival - Today, a healthy waterway is synonymous with economic well being, city planners and environmentalists say.:



July 15, 2003

15 $100K Grants Available for Community Based Environmental/Health Projects:



July 11, 2003

51 Ways To Develop Sustainable Communities:



July 4, 2003

Top Ten State and Local Strategies to Increase Affordable Housing Supply:



June 19, 2003

Impact Fees Promote Growth:



June 17, 2003

Group exploring plans for new Missoula performing arts hall:



June 13, 2003

Anchored by art: Bozeman Downtown development driven by cultural center:



June 9, 2003

Parris Glendening, former governor of Maryland urges avoiding sprawl follies:



June 5, 2003

A New Concept For College Town Stadium Districts:



June 4, 2003

Smart Growth: A Solution To America's Weight Problem? The link between health and sprawl makes 'smart' growth look even smarter.:



May 29, 2003

Healthy Civic Infrastructure Fosters Community Development:



May 24, 2003

Indianapolis is considering a $15 million to $20 million walking, skating and biking path of a dimension unparalleled in the United States:



May 20, 2003

Missoula is one of 14 cities in the nation designated as a Bicycle-Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists.:



May 13, 2003

Costs of ranchettes exceed new revenues:



May 12, 2003

Environmentalism and Smart Growth: Forging a New Consensus:



May 12, 2003

How To Lose Weight With New Urbanism- New Urbanism can help Americans become healthier by making cities more pedestrian-friendly.:



April 30, 2003

Smart Growth Can Deliver Affordable Housing - Solutions mix public values, community investment:



April 18, 2003

Communities can see future in 3-D:



April 17, 2003

For film pros, this year's International Wildlife Film Festival (Missoula April 19-26) offers pleasant oasis:



April 17, 2003

Placemaking: Smart Growth And The Arts:



April 13, 2003

Is that a daisy growing on your roof?- More people are finding that 'ecoroofs' help both their property and the environment blossom:



March 30, 2003

Smart-growth scorecard developed - System rewards builders for attaining neighborhood goals :



March 27, 2003

A Planning Checklist for Your Next Community Centennial, L.A. County's city of tomorrow, incorporates 33 'strategies and guidelines' for creating better communities. :



March 26, 2003

Creating Vibrant Neighborhood Centers-Reinventing urban life:



March 12, 2003

'Smart' Denver Project Gets High Grades- Sprawl Opponents Applaud Redevelopment; Housing Attracts Strong Demand:



March 6, 2003

Bozeman Mayor gives 'State of City' speech:



March 5, 2003

College towns fight student slums:



March 4, 2003

The Success of Main Street Revitalization Programs:



February 27, 2003

Economic Impacts Of Historic Preservation-Main Street programs typically return about $35 for every dollar invested in operating the program.:



February 26, 2003

Spokane focuses on downtown dwellings-Analyst says city is ready for more urban-core residents:



February 25, 2003

State of sprawl in Missoula:



February 25, 2003

Think you want to move to Montana? Think again :



February 19, 2003

Web sites gives virtual tour of UM campus:



February 17, 2003

The American Dream Does Not Look Like Sprawl-As Smart Growth gains momentum, opponents plot against it:



February 4, 2003

Friends of Midcoast Maine Advocacy Group Launches Smart Growth Initiative:



January 19, 2003

The Gift :



January 19, 2003

New law aims to rein in CA's sprawling growth patterns:



January 19, 2003

Missoula in Motion honors Art Museum of Missoula, Big Dipper Ice Cream and Holiday Inn Parkside for taking strides to address transportation, air-quality and parking challenges.:



January 14, 2003

Westward, Stop!-Despite the West's arid landscapes, both population and demands on water keep rising.:



January 4, 2003

Growth can be green:



January 3, 2003

Culture, the arts can stimulate new economy:



January 1, 2003

Committed Foundations: Smart Growth's Ace In The Hole:



January 1, 2003

U of M's Monte claims national mascot award:



December 31, 2002

Growing with Less Greenhouse Gases:



December 23, 2002

Opinion: Billings can shape its own future:



December 10, 2002

Who is the Smart Growth Leader?--Hint: it’s not Portland:



December 4, 2002

Planned growth vs. sprawl: the best and worst cities:



November 24, 2002

Business Committee for the Arts Inc. partners with the Missoula Cultural Council to link local arts and businesses:



November 19, 2002

Behind the gate-A look into the fortified rural retreats of the West's moneyed elite:



November 15, 2002

Idaho truce may keep sprawl at bay:



October 11, 2002

Missoula Cultural Council Update:



October 10, 2002

Is It A Good Place?-Smart Growth, say top executives, is crucial to Michigan’s competitiveness :



October 7, 2002

Bridging the gap-New computer labs serve kids in public housing, UM family complex:



October 6, 2002

Changes in communities don't just happen:



October 6, 2002

Cycling can be a route to making Pa. (and Montana) healthier:



October 2, 2002

New Grassroots Organization to be Advocate For Illinois Technology (Possible model for a similar effort in Montana?):



September 27, 2002

Virtual Main Street-A new computer program helps communities plan for the future.:



September 18, 2002

Businesses across state will meet in Missoula to discuss downtowns:



August 29, 2002

New Study Outlines 'Best Practices' For Smart Growth:



August 26, 2002

Ranch country gives urbanites tips on etiquette:



August 13, 2002

Location Is Everything For Some Entrepreneurs :



August 13, 2002

Rural Smart Growth Strategies:



August 13, 2002

Smart Links: Turning Conservation Dollars into Smart Growth Opportunities :



August 7, 2002

Still fizzy-There was more to the Bay Area's boom than dotcom froth :



July 23, 2002

National Trust Historic Preservation picks Butte, MT as one of "Dozen Distinctive Destinations for 2002":



July 23, 2002

The Making of Place:



July 21, 2002

Hidden Costs Of Sprawl :



July 20, 2002

International Wildlife Film Festival sets ambitious fundraising goal:



July 14, 2002

Author sees creativity as a societal driving force-''The Rise of the Creative Class,'':



July 11, 2002

BLM Expands Land Survey Data Access:



July 10, 2002

Once Skeptics, Builders See Green In Contracts for 'Green' Offices:



July 9, 2002

Silicon Valley residents crave culture, study shows:



July 4, 2002

Hidden Costs Of Sprawl :



July 2, 2002

Why the creative come here...Austin TX that is:



June 25, 2002

Downtown Diamonds?: Ballpark no magic pill, five cities show:



June 24, 2002

City's Culture Brings Talent, Then Companies :



June 21, 2002

International Wildflife Film Festival purchase of Roxy theater goes through:



June 17, 2002

Why The Smart Growth Movement Will Fail:



June 16, 2002

U.S. cities sprouting 'green' buildings :



June 1, 2002

Web site: Missoula small, hip:



May 31, 2002

Steamboat Springs, CO is doing :



May 20, 2002

Bank Street Parking Structure Dedicated in Missoula:



May 16, 2002

Portland's "smart growth" pays off, Clark County comparison shows:



May 15, 2002

Manhattan to Gain Eco-Friendly Commercial Buildings :



May 14, 2002

Massachusetts eyes 'smart' solution to growing problem:



May 8, 2002

Community groups short on tech:



May 6, 2002

More Cities Look Inward for Growth:



May 6, 2002

Spirit of giving: Home Depot co-founder wants to help children :



May 5, 2002

Economic power of historic preservation focus of seminar:



April 30, 2002

Big Turnabout In Green Markets:



April 30, 2002

PA Dedicates First "Gold Standard" Green Building in U.S.:



April 26, 2002

Keeping The 'Town' In College Town-Increased off-campus housing pressure on universities is threatening campus neighborhoods across the nation.:



April 24, 2002

Wilma Building in Missoula for sale:



April 23, 2002

Forest program branches out to homeowners in Missoula:



April 22, 2002

BYU Group Designs Software That Could Help Cities Map Growth :



April 22, 2002

Denver's old airport offers enviable opportunity in urban planning:



April 18, 2002

Risking Life to Give Life:



April 13, 2002

Developer discusses revitalization :



April 12, 2002

Rural Communities Making Technology Work for them, Report shows:



April 9, 2002

B.C. tops Pacific Northwest in longevity, well-managed cities: environment study:



April 3, 2002

Giving as Good as You Get: The Role of America’s Universities in Urban Revival Efforts :



March 26, 2002

Montana embraces conservation easements - State's landowners take lead in protecting land, habitat:



March 23, 2002

CA Governor's Building For The 21st Century Report Looks To Incentivize Infrastructure Investment:



March 21, 2002

Old is new again in Earth-friendly home in Boulder CO:



March 20, 2002

Forcing Below-market Housing Units -Lower-cost housing plan OKd in S.F. Below-market units will be part of every deal if mayor makes it law:



March 19, 2002

Gateway computers is giving away to nonprofits the computers that were used at the Salt Lake City Olympic Games.:



March 17, 2002

Prophet of Bloom:



March 16, 2002

'New urbanism' works in Vancouver -Census vindicates the city's downtown experiment and puts it ahead of other cities, demographers say:



March 14, 2002

A Sense of Mission for Affordable Housing :



March 13, 2002

Ecology Center in Missoula coordinates computer recycling and training:



March 13, 2002

Lost in Space-As Retailers Shut Stores, Empty Retail Space Is Problem for Some Communities:



March 12, 2002

Guidebook on sprawl fuels debate:





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