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Downtown hoping for larger share of housing market


A new study of housing needs in downtown Billings seems to suggest that the demand is there but is relatively modest, and that some fundamental improvements could entice more people downtown. The findings were presented Thursday at a meeting sponsored by the Billings Industrial Revitalization District and the Downtown Billings Alliance, the two groups that commissioned the market study of downtown housing. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Historic Missoula Mercantile slowly coming down


The spring rain will find few obstructions as it falls over the Missoula Mercantile, with some drops now making their way to the dusty basement without interference. Deconstruction crews with Home ReSource continued to dismantle the downtown building this week, and expect to have the salvage job completed by April. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Annex Coffeehouse and Bakery offers sneak peek


This story has been updated to include a correction. Friends and family got a sneak peek at the Annex Coffeehouse and Bakery on Monday evening. The new business is connected to the Fieldhouse restaurant, owned by Ben and Krystal Harman, at 2601 Minnesota Ave. (more…) Continue Reading →

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New signage for Billings skyline, but that’s about it

After nearly 30 years of illuminating Billings’ tallest building, the signs on the First Interstate Tower are getting updated. Crews have started the process of removing the signs, and as soon as the weather cooperates, all four will be retired and replaced with newer technology. (more…) Continue Reading →

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