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Environment Friendly: Research focuses on biodegradable box

ALBANY — TUCKED AWAY, a gallop across the freeway from Golden Gate Fields, the Western Regional Research Center is easy to overlook. By Alec Rosenberg Business Writer, (If anywone knows the contact info for a...

Coming soon to a forest near you

It’s been tough for loggers in the West as the Forest Service steadily reduces timber harvests on public lands. Now it will get even tougher as the timber industry turns against its own. by Mark...

Small steps key to growth, development expert tells Great Falls

Great Falls needs to take care of its existing businesses while it works to attract new companies to town, a Sunnyvale, Calif., economic development manager told a group of Great Falls leaders Tuesday. By BETH...

Tax credit will benefit wind power

Included in economic stimulus package signed by President Bush on Saturday. The generation of wind-powered electricity got a big boost Saturday when President Bush signed into law an economic stimulus package that included a two-year...

Comments sought on economy plan in Kalispell on Friday (Missoula in the morning)

Local residents have an opportunity to influence Montana’s economic development strategy on Friday. By William L. Spence The Daily Inter Lake That’s when Kalispell native David Gibson, head of the Office of Economic Opportunity, will...

Montana could play major role in energy security, Burns says

Montana could play a significant role in the nation’s energy security if more areas could be explored for oil and gas, Sen. Conrad Burns, R-Mont., said Tuesday. By CLAIR JOHNSON Of The Gazette Staff "To...

Federal official recommends Jore liquidate

Trustee: Chapter 7 bankruptcy best option Saying Jore Corp. is on a rapid road to ruin, the U.S. Department of Justice has recommended the Lake County company be immediately liquidated to repay its creditors. By...

Map of Wind Power Potential to be Released on Thursday in Helena by Sec. of State Bob Brown

Secretary of State Bob Brown and representatives of state and federal energy agencies will release a new and detailed map Thursday that indicates which locations in Montana are most suitable for wind-energy development. The map...

Who Says the Startup Is Dead?

Young companies with a hot technology and a promising customer base still drive VCs wild. You could hear a lot more from these seven startups before they’re through. By: Scott Herhold Business 2.0 When Mark...

Region has an unusual tax history

WASHINGTON HAS a sales tax and no income tax. Oregon has an income tax and no sales tax. And when the voters of each state have been asked if they’d like a taste of the...

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