Economic Gateway http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org Sweetgrass Development News RSS Feed Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:05:16 -0700 en-us The Montana Governor’s Office of Economic Development is business friendly! http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=14040 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Montana Governor's Office of Economic Development is the state's lead organization to help businesses succeed in our state. Whether you are interested in locating your business here, start... Great Falls, MT has it all: Education, economic opportunities and an infectious small-town charm. http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=14039 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Tue, 17 Oct 2400 15:07:53 -0800 Great Falls is home to over 58,000 residents making it Montana’s third largest city. Residents can take advantage of over 40 miles of River’s Edge Trail, can picnic at Gibson Park and Gian... Business and recreation come together in Cascade County, Montana http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=14038 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Cascade County is the fifth-most populous county in Montana and home to the communities of Belt, Neihart, Cascade, Simms, Sun River, Fort Shaw and Vaughn. Malmstrom Air Force Base and the Universit... Introducing women into STEM fields builds a better future for Montana. http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13653 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 There are some amazing women in Montana doing extraordinary things in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Between 2014 and 2018, STEM jobs in Montana are expected to grow ... New Resources Available to Montana Businesses and Communities Impacted by Wildfires http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13950 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 If your business or a business in your area has fallen on hard times because of fire activity or smoke, we encourage you to use and share this resource. There's no doubt this summer's wildf... Great Falls, MT has it all: Education, economic opportunities and an infectious small-town charm http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13652 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Great Falls is home to over 58,000 residents making it Montana’s third largest city. Residents can take advantage of over 40 miles of River’s Edge Trail, can picnic at Gibson Park and Gian... New Montana facility will provide organic eggs to many Costcos across the Pacific Northwest http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13827 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Tue, 17 Oct 8800 15:05:45 -0800 Costco will now have locally sourced eggs available in their stores across Montana and Washington thanks to a Montana egg facility. Over 30 Hutterite colonies have partnered with Costco to provide ... Northern Transit Interlocal http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13834 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Tue, 17 Oct 8800 15:05:45 -0800 Northern Transit Interlocal (NTI) and partners Toole County Transit, Glacier County Transit and Pondera County Transit were born in 2007 and have provided over 50,000 rides since its inception. NTI an... Business and recreation come together in Cascade County, Montana. http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13651 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Cascade County is the fifth-most populous county in Montana and home to the communities of Belt, Neihart, Cascade, Simms, Sun River, Fort Shaw and Vaughn. Malmstrom Air Force Base and the Universit... NADO News http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13701 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A publication of the National Association of Development Agencies.  This week's highlights:  • Monthly NADO Legislative Update is August 29 • NADO and the National Ass... Toole County offers natural amenities and growth opportunities http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13650 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Tue, 17 Oct 8400 15:04:50 -0800 Toole County has access to major transportation lines and is easily accessible so that manufacturing businesses can thrive. In the county, mining, agriculture, utilities, and transportation and wareho... Preserving historic main streets and revitalizing business is good for business growth. http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13118 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Montana Main Street Program, established in 2005 and currently serving twenty-seven communities across the state, is a collaborative effort between the Community Development Division and the Monta... Introducing women into STEM fields builds a better future for Montana. http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13117 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 There are some amazing women in Montana doing extraordinary things in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Between 2014 and 2018, STEM jobs in Montana are expected to gr... Wildlife, recreation and the Rocky Mountains converge in Choteau, Montana http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13116 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Welcome to Choteau, the Gateway to the Rocky Mountain Front.  Choteau was incorporated in 1913 and currently has a population of 1,684, as of the 2010 census.  Choteau is the county seat of ... Toole County offers natural amenities and growth opportunities. http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13115 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Toole County, Montana has access to major transportation lines and is easily accessible so that manufacturing businesses can thrive. In the county, mining, agriculture, utilities, and transportation a... Plan your next vacation to Glacier National Park and experience beauty and peacefulness. http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12869 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Tue, 17 Oct 4400 15:01:48 -0800 As the Crown of the Continent, Glacier is the headwaters for streams that flow to the Pacific Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico, and to Hudson's Bay. Massive mountains, active glaciers, sparkling lakes, h... Let the Montana Business Navigator guide your business to success. http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12868 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Planning and launching a successful business requires access to resources and information to avoid potential hurdles. The Montana Business Navigator offers entrepreneurs an easy-to-use, intuitive busi... Department of Transportation -Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Program Certification http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12842 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Department of Transportation is currently recruiting businesses for the Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Program and wanted to notify you of the opportunity to become certified/recognized as a smal... Rural Communities Must Empower Youth - Has your Montana community taken advantage of MEDA's Resource Team Assessments? http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12676 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The future of rural America depends on attracting younger generations to make a life in smaller communities. That means listening to young people, responding to their interests, and sharing power. ... Sweetgrass Development Annual Meeting (March 27, 2017) http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12629 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Sweetgrass Development Annual Meeting 4:30 p.m., Monday, March 27, 2017 Stage Stop Inn, Choteau, MT Click here to view the agenda. ... Hiker-Biker Shuttle Begins Mother’s Day Weekend http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12091 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The shuttles run on weekends only and will depart from the Apgar Visitor Center WEST GLACIER, MT –Beginning May 13, the spring hiker-biker shuttle that began last year will once again be avai... April is Financial Capability Month http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=11217 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 April is Financial Capability Month, so now it's a great time for small business owners or aspiring entrepreneurs to brush up on their financial skills. SBA has numerous resources to help you get ... Taking a Risk http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=11218 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Entrepreneurs know that every small business starts with taking a risk. We have an idea for a product or service, but even the best ideas require a leap of faith. Whether it is our money or time or... SDC Brownfields Assessment Program: Community Meeting General Information http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=7139 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Sweetgrass Development, the regional economic development organization serving North Central Montana, including Cascade, Glacier, Pondera, Teton and Toole Counties, as well as the  Blackfeet Rese... Brownfields Assessment Program http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=6717 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In 2015, Sweetgrass Development (Sweetgrass) was awarded a $400,000 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields Assessment Grant to complete environmental assessments and cleanup planning on pro...