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Big Sky Documentary Film Festival to Debut New Made in Montana Category

HELENA, Mont. – A new category of selections for the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival will highlight films made by Montana filmmakers, shot in Montana or otherwise inspired by the “Last Best Place.”

Thursday, February 15, 2018
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Department of Commerce Recruiting for New Tribal Tourism Position

HELENA, Mont. – The Department of Commerce is expanding its program to develop and promote authentic and culturally appropriate tourism in Montana’s Indian Country by creating a new Tribal Tourism Officer position.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
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Public Invited to Nominate Candidates for Montana Tourism Awards

Nominations Will Be Accepted Online Through Friday, Feb. 2

HELENA, Mont. – The Department of Commerce is asking for the public’s help to recognize the best events, people, places and projects representing Montana’s tourism and recreation industry.

Friday, January 26, 2018
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Montana’s Public Lands Are Open for Business

Montana’s exceptional snow conditions and world-class access to outdoor recreation will not be impacted by a possible federal government shutdown. Montana and its public lands will be open for business and ready to serve up Montana’s incredible winter experience.

Friday, January 19, 2018
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Governor Bullock Announces Grants to Strengthen Tourism in 27 Communities

The grant funds will support $1.8 million of investments into infrastructure and marketing projects.

Fort Peck, Montana

HELENA, Mont. - Governor Steve Bullock today announced $750,000 in grants to develop and enhance tourism and recreation in 27 Montana communities across the state. The grant funds will support $1.8 million of investments into infrastructure and marketing projects.

Friday, January 19, 2018
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Department of Commerce Announces Workforce Training Grant Awards

Funds Will Be Used to Train Hard-Working Montanans for New Jobs

HELENA, Mont. – Department of Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote today announced grants to expand businesses across Montana through workforce development.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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Commerce, Olympic Hopeful to Promote Montana with 360-Degree Live Video

Join Maggie Voisin Friday as she Skis Whitefish Mountain Resort

HELENA, Mont. – The Department of Commerce on Friday will continue its winter tourism marketing campaign with a Facebook Live event to be shot in 360-degree video for the first time ever.

Thursday, December 28, 2017
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Two Montana-Made Films Selected for 2018 Sundance Film Festival

Two films with Montana ties have been selected by the Sundance Institute for the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. “Wildlife” and “Dark Money” both stood out from thousands of submissions, each earning one of only 16 spots in their respective categories: U.S. Dramatic and U.S. Documentary.

Thursday, December 28, 2017
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Bitterroot Valley Hospital to Expand with $15 Million Bond Closing

A rendering of Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital's new surgical center.

Hamilton’s Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital will soon have a new operating room suite thanks to a $15 million bond issue financed through the Montana Facility Finance Authority’s (MFFA) Master Loan Program.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Montana Department of Commerce Announces Grants for 28 Native American Businesses

Red Root Herbs displaying products at the 2017 Made in Montana Tradeshow.

Montana Department of Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote Tuesday announced $318,000 in funding will be awarded through the Indian Equity Fund (IEF) Small Business Grant to support the growth of 28 Native American-owned businesses across Montana.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
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