Wednesday, March 22, 2023


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Updated 1 day, 12 hours ago

Army of lobbyists helped water down banking regulations

It seemed like a good idea at the time: Red-state Democrats facing grim reelection prospects would join forces w...

Updated 3 days, 22 hours ago
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Updated 3 days, 22 hours ago
Lakeside spin studio aims for health beyond workout

Spin classes are structured and rely on a mix of upbeat music, choreography, and cadence.

Updated 3 days, 22 hours ago
New Columbia Falls shop offers wide range of goods

Coyote features local art, handmade jewelry, vintage and new clothing, gift cards, and furniture.

Updated 3 days, 22 hours ago
Saluting amazing women entrepreneurs during Women’s History Month

The U.S. Small Business Administration supports the president’s business advocacy by nurturing the entrepreneurial spirit and making sure small business has ...

Updated 4 days, 22 hours ago
Average long-term US mortgage rates come back down to 6.6%

The average long-term rate hit 7.08% in the fall — a two-decade high — as the Federal Reserve continued to raise its key lending rate in a bid to cool the ec...

Updated 4 days, 22 hours ago
UK Treasury chief predicts no recession in Britain this year

The U.K. is likely to avoid a recession this year, Treasury chief Jeremy Hunt said Wednesday, adding a bit of surprise to what had been billed as a boring bu...

Updated 5 days, 9 hours ago
US jobless aid claims fell last week as layoffs remain low

Applications for jobless claims in the U.S. for the week ending March 11 fell by 20,000 to 192,000 from 212,000 the previous week, the Labor Department said ...

Updated 5 days, 9 hours ago
Biden calls for tougher penalties for execs of failed banks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday called on Congress to allow regulators to impose tougher penalties on the executives of failed banks, includi...

Updated 5 days, 10 hours ago
Parent company of Silicon Valley Bank files for bankruptcy

The parent company of Silicon Valley Bank filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Friday, a week after the tech-focused bank failed in a sudden collapse t...

Updated 1 week ago
Bank fears spread to Europe, drag down shares of big lenders

Fears about the world banking system spread to Europe on Wednesday as shares in the globally connected Swiss bank Credit Suisse plunged and dragged down othe...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
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Service provides childcare for Flathead Valley visitors and residents

Seeking a way to keep herself in the beauty of Northwest Montana, Rachel Jessup used her many years of childcare experience to land babysitting and nannying ...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
New Columbia Falls shop features local, regional artists

Persimmon was a well-received shop in downtown Bigfork for 14 years featuring local and regional artists and craftsmen, but two of the owners retired and it ...