By Jack Jennaway; Business Advocacy Coordinator This week is Agriculture Celebration Week in Billings. You will very often hear that Agriculture is Montana’s number one industry, meaning that it makes up the lion’s share of the local Gross Domestic Product … Continued

By Callie Cooley, Yellowstone County Agriculture Extension Agent When I moved to Yellowstone County and was preparing to interview for the MSU Extension Agricultural agent position, I contacted who I perceived to be “the movers and shakers” within the local … Continued

By John Brewer, President/CEO To those farmers, ranchers, suppliers and all who support the agriculture industry in our area: THANK YOU! In Montana it feels that we are all no more than “one degree of separation” in Montana’s number one … Continued

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The Billings Chamber is excited to announce the second annual, Ag Celebration Week from January 24-28th, presented by Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative, focusing on awareness and appreciation of the region’s number one industry, agriculture. This week offers insight into how … Continued

The Billings Chamber would like to take this opportunity to assure you that the health and safety of our members and guests is our highest priority. It is our intention that we have a fun and safe event for everyone. … Continued

For over 200 years, papers, politicians, and pundits have proclaimed each election as “The most important election in our lifetime!” Sure. Sure. Sure. For real though, local elections are incredibly important—we’d argue more so than federal elections. City Council members … Continued

Local elected officials make tons of decision that directly impact each of us as residents. These leaders are charged with decisions on zoning, local ordinances, budgets and monetary allocations, and so much more. That’s why it’s critical to know who … Continued

Kris Carpenter: A Legacy on the Move By Kelly McCandless Every community has a person, or group of people, it can turn to when something needs to get done. In Billings, you will almost always find Kris Carpenter among that … Continued