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  1. Public meeting about potential changes to mobile home ordinance Jan. 27 and Feb. 3

    The Butte-Silver Bow Council of Commissioners is considering potential changes to the mobile home ordinance. The planning department will hold public meetings tomorrow, Jan. 27, 2015, and Feb. 3, 2015. Read on...
  2. Highlands mine could mean primary, secondary jobs

    At a time when local officials are trying to grow manufacturing in Butte-Silver Bow County, one of the area’s top prospects for adding jobs this year is in the sector that dominated for decades – mining. Read on...
  3. Tech poised for growth, already offers $100 million boost

    Montana Tech is known as one of the best academic establishments in the state. But the university affects Butte in ways that have little to do with textbooks. Read on...
  4. Economic Development Committee to review mill levy proposals

    During the Economic Development Committee meeting at 5:30 p.m., Feb. 4, 2015, Commissioner Palmer will refer Economic Development Mill Levy proposals to the Economic Development Standing Committee for review and recommendations. Read on...
  5. Creative cutting edge: Butte students expand 3-D horizons

    Innovations spring up like unsuspecting wildflowers when East Middle School seventh-graders meet 3-D printers. Read on...
  6. 13 groups seek econ development tax dollars

    Thirteen groups have asked for part or all of $68,000 in local tax money this year, with requests ranging from $1,650 for a labor history center to the entire amount for building a carousel at Stodden Park. Read on...
  7. Butte airport sees modest hike in boardings

    Boardings at Butte’s Bert Mooney Airport rose for the second year in a row, and airport administrators hope to continue that growth as plans develop for a multi-million dollar terminal expansion. Read on...
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