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Let’s Change the Conversation About Wildfire

Guest column by Pam Haxby-Cote, Tom Livers and Sheila Hogan

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Nature is one of Montana’s greatest treasures, and wildfire occurs each summer only because we’re so fortunate to live amid millions of acres of unspoiled forests and prairies. Although wildfire plays a natural role in ecology, there’s no doubt it can also be devastating to our health, safety, property and livelihood. That’s why it’s so important to do everything possible to minimize its impacts.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Department of Commerce Tourism Grant Cycle Opens July 1

HELENA, Mont. – The Department of Commerce will accept applications for its Tourism Grant Program beginning this Sunday, July 1. Up to $750,000 will be awarded for projects that strengthen Montana’s economy through tourism and recreation.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
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Discover Your Own 'Jurassic World' in Montana

Montana Dinosaur Trail Gears Up for Summer Ahead of Blockbuster Film

HELENA, Mont. – The Montana Dinosaur Trail, a network of 14 museums located across northern, central and eastern Montana, is open and ready for the summer tourism season.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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New TV Series ‘Yellowstone’ to Premiere Early in Missoula

Montana Film Office, Paramount Network Screening First Two Episodes Thursday at the Wilma

"Yellowstone" set image courtesy Paramount Network

“Yellowstone,” the new TV series drama starring Kevin Costner and filmed partially in Montana, will premiere in Missoula this Thursday at a special screening approximately one week before it hits television.

Monday, June 11, 2018
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Recently Departed Actresses Have a Place in Montana Film History

By Allison Whitmer, Montana Film Commissioner

This May, I said goodbye to two women who were both talented actresses and good friends of mine. I had the privilege of working with Margot Kidder and DeeDee VanZyl and have been reflecting on their careers and their roles in two Montana-made films: “The Hi-Line” and “Big Eden.”

Thursday, June 7, 2018
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New Tourism Marketing Campaign Promotes Indian Country in Montana

HELENA, Mont. – The Department of Commerce is amplifying its efforts to promote tribal tourism with a new marketing campaign designed to inspire potential visitors from out of state to come and experience Indian Country firsthand.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
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Commerce Director Haxby-Cote Presents Export Award to Glendive Business

HELENA, Mont. – Department of Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote on Tuesday presented an award to a Glendive business for its success selling products to international markets.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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Commerce Highlights Successes for National Economic Development Week

HELENA, Mont. – National Economic Development Week is May 7–12, and the Montana Department of Commerce is celebrating by reflecting on the successes of its work to support the creation of jobs and opportunities for Montanans in communities across the state.

Monday, May 7, 2018
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Great Falls Small Business Development Center Regional Director Wins National Award for Excellence

Jason Nitschke

Jason Nitschke, regional director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Great Falls, has been named the 2018 Montana “State Star,” a national award recognizing outstanding performers from America’s Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC).

Friday, May 4, 2018

Cannes Film Festival to Include Two Montana-Made Selections

HELENA, Mont. – Montana will be represented in France next week as the Cannes Film Festival opens with one film shot partly in Montana and another by a Montana filmmaker.

Thursday, May 3, 2018
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