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Missoula’s Diversified Plastics, Inc. to Receive 2020 Exporter of the Year Award – Career Opportunities

“Diversified Plastics has demonstrated not only resilience but also growth during a time when the circumstances of the global economy have made it harder to achieve either and that’s certainly commendable,” said Commerce Director Scott Osterman.

Austin, Texas, Offers Tips for Local Digital Transformation

Citizens are looking for the ability to self-serve, Ross said — and to do so outside of the traditional 8-to-5 workday.

Advocates Hope New Mexico Bill Offers National Model For Frontier Equity

Recently passed legislation establishes a new ombudsperson role for bringing the perspectives and needs of rural communities into the state’s policy- and grant-making processes.

July Monthly: Guest Post, Website Tips, Upcoming Events

What does the Made in Montana logo mean?  It’s more than a brand; it signifies a product is made or grown here with pride, a badge of honor for the producer, and stands for quality. Made in Montana has three brand pillars:

MATR Launches The Montana Community Map. Would you like to be the “Keeper” of your community?

What’s great about each Montana community and what’s happening to make it a truly wonderful place to live or visit like career and real estate opportunities, housing and broadband availability, child care facilities, social activities etc.

Share your stories of our Shared State in Montana

Shared State is a narrative podcast from Montana’s leading nonprofit newsrooms that examines our current political moment through stories about the complex people and beliefs that shape our state.

Bring back corner stores to create a connected, equitable city – Missoula County looking to completely change its zoning code

A call for zoning reforms that legalize commercial buildings in residential neighborhoods in Seattle—a building type and land use that has fallen out of favor all over the United States.

Montana Department of Commerce Announces Tourism Grant Program Application Cycle Opens August 1

“With these grants, the Department of Commerce continues to support the development of tourism and recreation projects, increasing visitors to our state and prompting economic growth and resiliency for many Montana communities,” said Commerce Director Scott Osterman.

Missoula City Council adopts pro transgender resolution: ‘You’re all welcome here’

“To ban someone from having an experience that would help them grow up and become a better person is very damaging. To me, that’s the value of sports. When we talk about it not being fair, that goes to winning. It’s very fun to win in sports, but if that’s all you think sports are about, they’re not.”

Texas ransomware attack shows what can happen when whole towns are targeted

It was the start of a steamy Friday two Augusts ago when Jason Whisler settled in for a working breakfast at the Coffee Ranch restaurant in the Texas Panhandle city of Borger. The most pressing agenda item for city officials that morning: planning for a country music concert and anniversary event.

Then Whisler’s phone rang. Borger’s computer system had been hacked.