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MEDA Fall Conference and Candidate Forum – 10/13-15 – Online

The MEDA Fall Conference is designed to bring you maximum information with minimum Zoom fatigue.

Montana Career Opportunity – Community Development Director – Lake County Community Development Corporation

The Regional Community and Economic Development Director is responsible for managing the organization’s economic and community development activities as described in contracts and funding agreements related to the State of Montana’s Certified Regional Development (CRDC)…

Montana Career Opportunity – Cooperative Development Program Manager – Lake County Community Development Corporation

Lake County Community Development Corporation (LCCDC) is a non-profit community economic development organization serving Lake, Sanders, and Mineral Counties and the Flathead Reservation in Western Montana. Join a progressive, dedicated team of community and economic…

Montana presses to finish census, eyeing 2nd House seat – Montana’s Self-Response Rate Reaches 60 Percent

A complete count of Montana’s households could come with a big reward — a second seat in Congress and millions of federal dollars annually. But the 2020 census deadline remains in flux, making it uncertain if census takers will finish counting the vast, rural state.

$3 Million Now Available to Support Montana Businesses to Refill Jobs Lost Due to Pandemic Impacts

The Montana Department of Commerce has launched a temporary Workforce Recovery grant program as part of the Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund (BSTF).

Emergency workers in fire-hit town tap into SpaceX’s Starlink internet

The company has found some early adopters ahead of that rollout in the form of emergency responders working to rebuild the town of Maiden in the state of Washington.

Montana Career Opportunities – Lending Operations Specialist and Loan Officer – The Great Falls Development Authority, Inc. and High Plains Financial, Inc.

Lending Operations Specialist Experienced, self-motivated lending operations professional sought for two-person lending team within 15-person nonprofit economic development Community Development Financial Institution. Help us to continue to grow our gap and bridge financing efforts to…

COVID Relief Helps Tribes Bring Broadband To Some Montana Reservations

Reese says the tribes’ wireless network will allow public school and college students to fully participate in online education and give residents access to telehealth visits with providers. It will even deliver connectivity into tribal police vehicles.

Montana Selling Bonds As Part Of Infrastructure Funding Package

The money will fund projects like the Romney Hall renovation at Montana State University, an expansion of the Great Falls College Dental Hygiene Clinic and a new Montana history museum in Helena.

Parking, Reimagined: How 3 Cities are Changing Parking as we Know It

Digital technology has changed how people live, move and do everyday tasks. The cities of Portland, Maine, Buffalo, New York and Omaha, Nebraska, share a common vision—a future where parking is no longer a burden for city leaders or the communities they serve.

West Virginia Quickly Builds Statewide Network for Students – What Has Your State Done?

As students and their families wait for better Internet at home, West Virginia has deployed hundreds of new Wi-Fi access points in facilities across all of its counties that any student can use.

Choteau, Montana Strong

“We are all friends we are all neighbors and we are all family and when this is all said and done we are still going to be that way and regardless of personal beliefs we will sit down together have a cup of coffee at the local coffee shop or at the golf course or where ever have a cup of coffee and have a conversation about our community, civilly, properly and see what we can do to help each other out,” said Chris Hindoien, Mayor, City of Choteau

2020 University of Montana Mansfield Dialogues Schedule Announcement

Despite the challenges of the pandemic, the Mansfield Center continues to serve our global community by fostering globally-minded leaders of integrity and facilitating discussion on compelling global issues.

Bozeman Business Boom: How one new business is looking to start booming with a spin on backpacking food – Gastro Gnome Meals

Inspiration can come from anywhere and for Shannon Waters, owner of Gastro Gnome Meals, it came from an adventure out in Big Sky Country three years ago.

Governor’s race: How will Cooney, Gianforte drive the Montana economy?

Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series on where the major-party gubernatorial candidates stand, and differ, on the major issues. Today’s article focuses on the economy and tax/budget policy.

Missoula to see new pod-style housing development

Such “pod-style” housing is growing popular across the nation as cities look to address the affordability of housing.

Montana Career Opportunities – Communications Director – ACLU Montana

The ACLU of Montana Foundation (“ACLU of Montana”) seeks a passionate, energetic, and committed Communications Director to lead its Communications Department. ​This is an opportunity for a visionary professional to build on the success of…

Resources and Tools to Help Small Businesses Succeed – GFDA

Great Falls Development Authority has been and continues to be a valuable partner. From business coaching and business loans to cleanup and redevelopment, I turn to GFDA at every step of the way.”

– Raegan Breeden, owner, Play N Learn

Montana Career Opportunity – Chief Accounting Officer – First Interstate Bank

The Chief Accounting Officer of the Company is responsible for overseeing daily Accounting and  Financial Planning and Analytics activities, supporting Investor Relations activities, providing support to effectively execute the financial strategies and scenarios set forth…

An Assessment of the Market and Tax Revenue Potential of Recreational Cannabis in Montana – Video

This report presents the findings of research intended to quantify the potential size of the recreational cannabis marketplace in Montana, and the potential tax revenue that could be collected in the event that recreational cannabis achieves legal status as envisioned in initiatives CI-118 and I-190 on the November ballot.

Does the State of Montana Buy what you Sell? – 10/7 and 10/21

The State of Montana purchases a wide array of products and services from private businesses each year. Procurement staff from the State of Montana will be presenting on how to do business with the State of Montana.

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