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Average Gas Price In Montana Now $4.09

AAA says gasoline prices have stabilized with WTI Crude around $108 this morning and Brent Crude about 114 a barrel. Montana’s average price for a gallon of regular gasoline hovers around $4.09. Montana and Wyoming prices have seen the largest weekly change of plus 8 cents for a gallon of regular. Earlier this week Wyoming’s average pric...

New Report Details High-Income Migrators Moving To Montana

In a presentation to state legislators this week, the Montana Legislative Fiscal Division reported in 2020 and 2021 Montana saw a surge of high-income out-of-state newcomers moving from places like California, Washington and Colorado. The total incomes of new residents included a higher percentage of capital gains and higher incomes than peopl...

Senator Daines Explains Vote Against Infrastructure Package

The $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill recently signed into law has been called one of the few recent examples of bipartisan legislation but that doesn’t mean everyone in Washington approves of it. Senator Steve Daines voted against it and recently explained why to reporters. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/11-17_43...

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 Comments On How Dam Breaching Might Affect Montana

Breaching the Lower Snake River Dams in the state of Washington to protect its salmon population has been met with much opposition from farmers and ranchers to energy providers across the Northwest since it has been considered. Telly Stanger is the General Manager of Lincoln Electric Cooperative out of Eureka. Its energy is over 90% hydro-powe...

Montana & Wyoming Challenge Millennium Bulk Terminal Ruling

The states of Montana and Wyoming are pushing back on the federal government’s claims a lawsuit over a decision to deny a permit to the proposed Millennium Bulk Terminals is moot because the project collapsed. In their response to the solicitor general’s filing last month, the states maintain the issue is bigger than one developmen...