Archive for the 'Missoula' Category

May 12 2010

The First Step to Fixing a Problem is to Admit you have a Problem

Published by Admin - Rick under Missoula

Today the Missoulian reported about research into the state of the  economic development climate in Missoula.   This is a brutally honest report on trying to start a business in Missoula.  It states that Missoula is “woefully deficient, dysfunctional, ineffective and without direction or leadership” .  Those are harsh words describing an outsider’s view.  Mayor Engen [...]

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May 12 2010

Interesting Montana Stories

Published by Admin - Rick under Butte, Missoula

Butte employers report improved business climate
Hellgate students win award with ball-kicking robot Mr. T

Simple Tags: business, competition, Hellgate, Montana, robot

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Montana Cooperative Development Center Receives Government Funding (0)

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Apr 12 2010

Montana Cities gets Top Rating for Cycling.

Published by Admin - Rick under Billings, Missoula

Billings, MT was ranked #37 by Bicycling magazine among cities over with at least 100,000 people. Missoula was also a highly ranked smaller city.
In 2008 League of American Bicyclists awarded Missoula the Silver in its Bicycle Friendly Community Program and Billings received the Bronze award.
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Simple Tags: bicycle lanes, bicycle routes, bicycling magazine, Billings, [...]

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Sep 23 2009

University of Montana – Research = Money, Jobs, Prestige

Published by Admin - Rick under Missoula, Montana

UM brings big dollars for research in to Missoula and Montana in general.  That research trickles down into the economy and creates jobs and new opportunities for the state’s residents.
Here is an interesting article about this from the Montanan – UM’s Magazine about the university.
The Ideas Market
UM research brings money, jobs, innovation to state
By Jacob [...]

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Sep 01 2009

Missoula keeps making the News – Good Luck Bipen!

Published by Admin - Rick under Missoula

Tipu’s Tiger Chai Tea hitting the big time
Bipen Patel is all smiles these days after a group of investors have stepped in to market his Tipu’s Tiger Chai Tea globally. MICHAEL GALLACHER/Missoulian

Missoula can no longer boast about having the best and most unique tea in the country because Tipu’s Tiger Chai Tea is on [...]

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Aug 31 2009

Missoula Business having Success

Published by Admin - Rick under Missoula

Customizing Airstreams a busy Missoula business
Rory Burmeister sits atop an Airstream that he and his crew are in the process of restoring at his Missoula shop. For the past year, Burmeister has made a full-time job of finding old Airstreams and restoring them for resale. KURT WILSON/Missoulian

Simple Tags: airstream, business, business source, Customizing, kurt [...]

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