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Mortgage payments a hitch in many retirees’ budgets

Mortgage payments a hitch in many retirees’ budgets

When Tom Greco bought his four-bedroom home three decades ago, he assumed he’d pay off the mortgage before retirement – just as his parents did.

September 28, 2014 8:30 am(2)

Project in works in Toole County: $85M experiment will help determine whether C02 can be economically, safely stored underground

Project in works in Toole County: $85M experiment will help determine whether C02 can be economically, safely stored underground

BILLINGS – The effort to address climate change has gone underground, in a matter of speaking.

September 07, 2014 7:15 am(1)

Music acts look to deal sites for help boosting sales

NEW YORK – Websites like Groupon have become the go-to place for folks looking for that half-off deal on a manicure, a two-for-one offer for a…

September 07, 2014 7:00 am(0)

Fans of clean diesel extol alternatives to ‘rolling coal’

LARAMIE, Wyo. – Three WyoTech-Laramie students want to clear the air when it comes to diesel trucks.

August 31, 2014 12:21 pm(0)

Jobs outlook strong through 2015

HELENA – Montana ranks fifth in the country for employment growth, but it faces slower growth in the future as many members of an aging workfo…

August 31, 2014 12:22 pm(1)

Bakken company considers area for refinery

BILLINGS – The Billings area is being considered as a site of a proposed $500 million “clean energy center” that would refine Bakken crude int…

August 17, 2014 7:15 am(1)

Missoula-based Montainer creates homes from recycled metal shipping containers

Missoula-based Montainer creates homes from recycled metal shipping containers

A Missoula company that turns metal shipping containers into ready-to-move-in homes has begun a limited run of its first model at a production…

August 09, 2014 7:30 pm Video Photos

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Billings to get Big Dipper

Missoula’s Big Dipper Ice Cream shop is expanding to downtown Billings, bringing homemade, premium ice cream to a growing area.

August 03, 2014 9:00 am(0)

Missoula CSA farmer experiments with grains, veggies of all kinds

Missoula CSA farmer experiments with grains, veggies of all kinds

At the Missoula Grain and Vegetable Co., thinking outside the box is the name of the game.

August 02, 2014 3:54 pm Photos

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Business bites: Quick looks at business news from around western Montana

Women’s Foundation of Montana announces nearly $60K in grants

July 28, 2014 11:27 am(1)

Biking a draw for ski resorts

One of Discovery Basin Ski Area’s chair lifts is running this summer, but instead of hauling skiers and snowboarders up the hillside, it is ca…

July 20, 2014 8:00 am(0)

Decker to open $6M terminal west of Wye

Decker to open $6M terminal west of Wye

Missoula is quickly becoming a regional ground transportation hub as a major trucking company, Decker Truck Lines, recently held the grand ope…

July 19, 2014 5:03 pm Photos

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Housing market improving so far this year

HAMILTON – The Bitterroot Valley’s housing market continued to show signs of improvement over the first six months of 2014.

June 29, 2014 11:15 am(3)

Missoula orthopedic surgeon retiring after 30 years in sports medicine

Missoula orthopedic surgeon retiring after 30 years in sports medicine

An avid cyclist, Dr. Michael Schutte of Northern Rockies Orthopedics has a pretty apt metaphor to describe his 30 years as a prominent knee sp…

June 21, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Billings firm named small business of year

BILLINGS – Billings-based engineering firm Sanderson Stewart was named the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year last week in Wa…

June 15, 2014 6:00 am(0)

Deer Lodge businesses hurt by freeway work, owners say

DEER LODGE – Reconstruction work on Interstate 90 in and around Deer Lodge has local businesses and tourist attraction owners upset, saying th…

May 11, 2014 7:00 am(0)

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Missoula Mayor John Engen and UM Vice President Peggy Kuhr accept Ice Bucket Challenge

Missoula mayor John Engen and University of Montana Vice President Peggy Kuhr accepted the Ice Bucket Chall…

Montana Rail Link is BNSF's Shortline of the Year for 2013

Montana Rail Link is BNSF's Shortline of the Year for 2013

BNSF Railway has selected Montana Rail Link, Inc. as its 2013 Shortline of the Year for its …