Bob Diddlebock

Bob Diddlebock

Bob Diddlebock is a longtime journalist who spent years in Colorado at the Rocky Mountain News. More recently, he's covered business and the economy for publications like Inc., and Time. He lives in Billings and is a contributor for the Daily Montanan.

Montana trying to prevent Canadian bacon invasion

By: - June 6, 2021

If you make a living off the land in Montana and a line of wild hogs ever comes trotting over a nearby ridge, your next gig could very well be in a Billings supermarket or auctioning horses in Missoula. In the the twisted name of survival, those porcine Hell’s Angels of the animal kingdom will […]

What Montana can learn from Colorado’s marijuana legalization

By: - February 15, 2021

As Montana builds a bureaucracy behind its new recreational marijuana trade, legislators and regulators are finding it the same tough task Colorado has been hammering at for the last nine years. Indeed, after legalizing cannabis in 2012 — an enterprise that generated an eye-popping $2.2 billion in revenue last year — Colorado’s government and industry […]