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Archive for year: 2021

Montana Anticipating Increased Visitation Following Border Re-Opening

Canada is a significant trading partner for Montana especially in regards to Montana’s almost $4 billion tourism industry. November 8th is the day announced by the Biden administration for  reopening of the Canadian border for leisure travel for people who are vaccinated. It has been closed to all but essential travel since March 2020. While t...

Local Energy Provider Highlights Potential Of Nuclear Energy

Despite growing needs and demands for cleaner energy going forward there are still concerns over losses in production efficiency and reliability. Lincoln Electric General Manager Terry Sanger recently mentioned an option that has gone out of favor in recent years. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/10-18_537.mp3

Gas Prices Continuing To Rise Across Montana

Montana gas prices have risen 1.8 cents per gallon in the past week according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 615 stations in Montana. Gas prices in Montana are 5.7 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand $1.13 a gallon higher than a year ago for unleaded regular. The cheapest gas in Montana is priced at $3.12 a gallon while the most ...

Coal Production Increasing Across Montana

Coal production is increasing in Montana as demand in the Asia Pacific ratchets up. Montana’s mining industry has turned out 20.3 million tons of coal in the first nine months of 2021. That’s a 2% increase of 524,000 tons over 2020 when the state had two more mines operating than it does currently. Production numbers through October 2nd were r...

New Assessment Reveals Economic Potential Of Restoring Railway Plan

The Rail Passengers Association found in a new assessment of a Big Sky Passenger Rail Authority plan that restoring the North Coast Hiawatha rail line could generate $271 million annually in economic benefits to seven states it would serve.  As many as 426,000 passengers could be expected to use the rail line yearly. The North Coast Hiawatha r...