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Big issues at the forefront as Great Falls sorts out how it will grow

Burgeoning concerns about public safety and housing taking center stage in city commission, mayoral elections.

Rising Stars to offer evening, weekend child care in Bozeman with $1 million state grant

Rising Stars’ day program is 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Governors’ Unique Role in Building a Clean-Energy Economy

As funds flow from the Inflation Reduction Act for projects across the country, getting the full benefit of this landmark law will depend on governors seizing the moment.

Uptown Butte Association looking for feedback on possible business improvement district

A BID in Butte would allow business owners to work together and find common goals or tasks to breathe new life into their area of the city, said Shanna Adams, president of the Uptown Butte Masterplan Association. 

Glacier National Park tourism contributes $548M to local economy

A recently released report details just how much money Glacier National Park pumps into the local economy.

7 Remote Work Myths: Separating Fact From Fiction

There are many misconceptions surrounding being a remote worker. Here are some of the myths:

State utility regulators seek input on Northwestern Energy’s energy plan

State regulators on the Public Service Commission are hosting five listening sessions throughout the state to seek input on the next three-year outlook of Northwestern Energy’s plan.

Kingston, New York Goes 100 Percent Form-Based for its New Code – What about your community?

Kingston recently adopted a form-based code, taking the rare step to entirely replace its old zoning code with form-based standards while also repealing parking requirements and allowing accessory dwelling units and missing middle housing.

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $1 Billion in New Internet for All Funding Available to Tribal Lands

This second round of funding from the Internet for All initiative’s Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program (TBCP) will make up to approximately $980 million available for Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities for the deployment of Internet infrastructure on Tribal Lands, affordability programs, telehealth and distance learning initiatives.

Montana climate ruling could shape future action to curb greenhouse gases

Only five states have a higher per-capita level of greenhouse gas emissions than Montana, the judge wrote in her order. In 2019, the state extracted enough coal, oil and gas to produce about 70 million tons of carbon dioxide, while its fossil fuel consumption resulted in 32 million tons of CO2 being produced. By way of comparison, the EPA estimates the United States as a whole produced more than 5,000 million tons of CO2 in 2019.