Economy

Tester, Increase The Debt [OPINION]
Senator Jon Tester wants to raise the debt limit again claiming economic disaster if we don't borrow more to pay our debt. I am thoroughly convinced this man has lost it; borrowing more money to pay debt that we cant pay. In the words of governor Bullock, he must hate 4 year olds...
It’s Sugar Beet Processing Time Again In Billings
Sugar beets account for between $70 Million and $100 Million per year of Billings' regional economy. This year however it could be on the lower end of that range as harvests have been so good this year that there is a sugar glut in the U.S...
Paved Bicycle Trails Are Good For The Billings Economy
Many residents of Billings resent their tax dollars being used to construct paved bike paths. Some believe they are being built to someone’s idea of “greenhouse gas” requirements. Others see the City of Billings with a budget shortfall and consider bike la…
IT SMELLS LIKE ROASTED CORN!
Part of my indoctrination to my new hometown of Billings is the smell of the processing of sugar beets. Some people don't like the smell but to me it has the aroma of roasted corn. Roasted corn smells sweet and so do all the jobs sugar beets add to our economy...