Economy & Business

Jackie Yamanaka

The “Help Wanted” sign remains up at Avitus Group thanks in part to a 490-thousand dollar grant from the state of Montana.

Avitus Group must hire 58 employees in Yellowstone County under the terms of the grant, says Department of Commerce Director Meg O’Leary.

“We are not going to reimburse him for a job he created in Colorado,” she says.

Money for this grant comes from the Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund and the Primary Sector Workforce Training grant.

Billings Church Successful Diaper Drive

Feb 12, 2016
First United Methodist Church, Billlings

Update: FUMC collected more than 15,000 diapers during this second diaper drive, and they received a donation of $500.

A Billings church is again covering babies’ bottoms in love this spring.

First United Methodist Church held its first diaper drive in December 2014. It collected more than 38,000 diapers, surpassing their goal of 10,00 by quite a few diapers.

  Brian Hunter is a staff member at the church. He says the agencies that received all those diapers were incredulous;

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