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Coronavirus relief funds awarded

News from the office of Governor Steve Bullock MONTANA — Governor Steve Bullock and the Montana Department of Agriculture today announced that over $1 million in grant funding has been awarded from the Montana Agriculture Adaptability Program. The grants are designed to provide relief to small and...

Tester pushes administration to cut red tape

News from the office of Senator Jon Tester  MONTANA – As businesses across Montana continue to cope with coronavirus fallout, U.S. Senator Jon Tester is pushing to cut red tape for a critical small business relief program.  Tester urged Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Small Busi...

Local businesses get pandemic creative

POLSON – When the state of Montana was under a stay-at-home order, businesses around the area deemed “non-essential” went dark as part of the effort to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Polson Chamber of Commerce office manager Carol Cunningham said many local businesses have lost si...

New Montana business grants offered

News from LCCDC MONTANA —The Montana Business Adaptation Program will provide reimbursement for COVID-19 expenses related to keeping staff and customers safe – from the purchase of personal protective equipment to resources needed for staff to work remotely. Eligible small business must be M...

Association collaborate to fill education-to-industry pipeline

News from the Montana Contractors Association HELENA — The Montana Contractors Association Education Foundation and the Montana Equipment Dealers Association have developed a joint action plan and strategy, “Build Montana,” to address the immediate and long-term workforce challenges of...

Governor announces additional support for destination communities

News from the Office of the Governor  MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock announced further efforts to protect communities heading into phase two of the Reopening the Big Sky Plan on June 1, including additional resources for community testing and contact tracing in high-visitation communities, ...

Eyewear company donates safety glasses to St. Luke Eyewear company donates safety glasses to St. Luke

News from Coyote Eyewear RONAN — The emergency room staff at St. Luke Community Healthcare hospital recently received 150 pairs of safety glasses, donated by Coyote Eyewear of Pittsford, NY.  The donation was prompted by the owner’s personal experience at this rural healthcare facility....

DLI highlights resources available to Montana businesses impacted by COVID-19

News from the Department of Labor and Industry HELENA — The Montana Department of Labor & Industry is highlighting state resources available for Montana businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19. “We know many Montana businesses are still impacted by COVID-19, which is why we&rsq...

Montana to enter phase 2 of reopening plan on June 1

News from the Office of the Governor  MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock announced the state will move to phase two of the Reopening the Big Sky plan and will lift the 14-day out-of-state travel quarantine beginning June 1 as Montana continues to have the lowest number of positive COVID-19 case...

SBA continues to accept Paycheck Protection Program applications

News from Lake County Community Development Corporation The SBA is still accepting Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) applications from participating lenders. This funding could play a very important role in your re-opening and business continuity strategies. PPP is a loan designed for small businesses t...


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