The Choteau Area Port Authority (CAPA), a city-appointed board that works to promote economic development, sponsored meetings in Choteau last winter to gather people interested in getting the ski area open again. Those meetings dovetailed with a community assessment done by the Montana Economic Developers Association through an agreement with the Montana Department of Commerce.
Through the MEDA assessment, a core group of skiing enthusiasts signed up to form the advisory group that has worked with the Port Authority and the Montana Cooperative Development Center in Great Falls to apply for a $66,000 federal grant to fund a comprehensive feasibility study of the ski area.
A food co-op in Butte? Group aims to explore cooperative grocery store in Hennessy Market space
By Annie PentillaMontana Standard In the wake of two Butte grocery stores halting their operations within the span of a few months, two local organizations plan to host a [...]