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Study shows Glacier, Yellowstone contribute more than $600 million to local...

Even with a decline in tourism from the pandemic, visitors to Yellowstone National Park spent roughly $444 million in local regions in 2020, and...

Bozeman mayor, others beg Congress to do something about affordable housing

WASHINGTON—The mayors of cities in Ohio, Montana and Arizona stressed the need for affordable housing to be included in any congressional infrastructure package during...

New report shows healthcare drives much of Montana economy

A new comprehensive report, several years in the making, has been released by the Montana Hospital Association and shows that healthcare systems statewide make...

ARPA steering group recommends $102 million in COVID aid healthcare programs

A state commission Thursday recommended approval of more than $100 million in federally funded COVID-19 relief programs under the umbrella of public health and...

Tester touts ARPA relief in Helena trip

Paul Mabie and his husband put everything on the line to launch the Oddfellow Inn and Farm on a patch of agricultural land outside...

From electric buses to asphalt: Congress jockeys for federal transportation cash

WASHINGTON — The nearly $1 billion that U.S. Rep. Garret Graves is seeking through Congress’ revamped earmarks process isn’t a typo. The Louisiana Republican says Baton...

UPDATED: KIDS COUNT: Child care critical to modern Montana economy

Last year, Montana counted one licensed child care slot for every three children under the age of 6. If looking at only children with...

Gianforte signs HB701, beginning new chapter for marijuana legalization in Montana

Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte on Tuesday signed House Bill 701, landmark legislation that implements and regulates the recreational marijuana program that voters approved in...

Rosebud mine owner, union ask for veto on Colstrip fuel source...

The mining company that supplies the Colstrip power plant with coal is requesting that Gov. Greg Gianforte veto legislation that would exempt the plant...

More than $350B in federal recovery funds starts rolling out

WASHINGTON — States, cities and counties can begin to tap their share of the $350 billion in federal funds intended to spur a national recovery...

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