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A new American Dream? With home prices out of reach, ‘build-to-rent’ communities take off

Build-to-rent communities have served senior populations for decades. In recent years, though, developers have targeted these projects for younger tenants who cannot afford to own yet but want to upgrade from apartments.

Bozeman joins state’s Montana Main Street Program

Membership in the Main Street Program provides communities with access to Main Street grant funding, technical assistance, community networking, and resources offered through the national Main Street America program to revitalize and promote downtown commercial districts, the release stated.

Knee ‘plug’ simplifies surgery and recovery

Damage to knee cartilage and bone can limit mobility and cause chronic pain. Now, researchers have developed an off-the-shelf synthetic ‘plug’ that heals the joint and could be an alternative to current treatments like total knee replacement surgery.

Montana Stewardship Events – Get Outside and Do Some Real Good For the Land with Backcounty Hunters & Anglers This Summer

Montana BHA believes in putting boots-on-the-ground to ensure public access and quality habitat for the critters we like to chase. Join us this summer to get your hands dirty, meet fellow BHA members and staff, and give back to your public lands and waters!

GFDA – Upcoming Trainings: SkillBridge Program, Business Financials, Government Contracting, and more!

Whether you’re just getting started, looking for new customers, wanting to grow sales through e-commerce, or focusing on workforce. We’re here to help. Check out the upcoming trainings!

Does your community have “Sit here if you’d like to have a conversation” benches?

One of the worst epidemics in our society is loneliness.   These benches are a very simple early stage way to address this and help people feel like they’re not alone. 

One Montana woman’s childcare travails

Allison Wilson, director of UM’s Institute for Early Childhood Education, said the low wage endemic to the profession are particularly difficult for educators with young families — especially if they’re unable to leverage their jobs in childcare to secure more affordable services for their own children.

Child Care, Family Benefits Are ‘An Economic Imperative, Not A Personal Problem’ Says Advocacy Group

Policymakers, activists and business leaders convened at the Moms First Summit in New York to discuss the challenges mothers face in the workforce and what more employers need to do.

Can’t Find Skilled Talent? 3 Creative Ways to Reach the Workers You Need – Montana Registered Apprenticeship Program

“We have a national narrative that your success in America today is based upon the college that you went to,” Sizemore says. “We’ve got to change our paradigm.”

Bozeman’s rental market among most expensive

Currently, 19,559 households in Gallatin County are renters, and 88% of them make less than the area median income, according to the 2024 Gallatin Valley Housing Report.