Montana earns 5th spot in 2014 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index
To determine overall well-being, researchers polled adults in all 50 states assessing five categories of wellness: Purpose, Social, Financial, Community and Physcial. Alaska secured the number one spot for the first time.
High housing prices balanced by low utility and transportation costs: Bozeman's overall cost of living within one percent of the national average for 2014
The 2014 Annual Cost of Living Index report shows Bozeman's composite score as 100.8, meaning Bozeman came in at less than one percent above the national average. The annual score represents an unweighted average of data submitted for the first three quarters of 2014 by 281 participating urban areas.
Prospera Business Network now accepting applications for Executive Director position
Stuart Leidner, our Executive Director since 2009, will be relocating to Anchorage, Alaska in May of 2015 to join his wife who has been offered a career opportunity with the National Park Service. The Prospera staff and Board of Directors wish Stuart safe travels to the last frontier, and all the best in the next chapter of his career. The opening is immediate and applicant screening will begin April 3, 2015.
New website launched for Business Resources Division
The Business Resources Division of the Montana Department of Commerce has launched a new and improved website that is easier to navigate and mobile-friendly. A new Montana Department of Commerce website has also been launched, providing better access to news and information.