Articles written by Aliza Hunter

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  • Sidney Tourism Improvement District

    Aliza Hunter|Jun 3, 2020

    The TBID (Sidney Tourism Improvement District), may not be a common name that you hear. However, regardless of the size of the group, they are a powerful entity that works closely with event coordinators all over Sidney, providing financial contributions to community functions. The local TBID board is contrived of the general managers of hotels located in Richland County. Brandon Taylor leads the way as the groups' president, operating the Lone Tree Inn, Richland Inn and Suites, and the Best...

  • New Ownership Drives Revenue In Sidney

    Aliza Hunter|May 27, 2020

    On the corner of Holly and Central in Sidney, you will see a small yellow coffee shop with cars lining up waiting for their days favorite beverage. This coffee shop has quickly become one of Sidney's favorites after being purchased by new owners in March of this year. Rich and Linda Gorde found their love for coffee when they obtained what was once known as Silver Junction. They changed the business name quite recently to The Coffee Stop. The building itself has received a fresh coat of paint,...

  • Untethering of MMP Providers: What Comes Next

    Aliza Hunter|May 20, 2020

    The Department of Public Heath and Human Services has sent letters to all registered medical marijuana registered cardholders within the state of Montana. The letter, issued April 29, 2020, explains to cardholders that effective June 2 they will no longer be tethered to their current medical providers. This means that all registered cardholders will be able to purchase medical marijuana from ANY licensed provider within the state of Montana. On May 3, 2019 Senate Bill 265 was signed requiring all untethering to be completed prior to July 1,...

  • Sidney FFA Member Emma Torgerson Wins Ram Truck Scholarship

    Aliza Hunter|May 13, 2020

    Emma Torgerson, a senior at Sidney High School, was presented with a $2,000 National FFA scholarship sponsored by Dodge Ram. Ram Trucks has had a strong partnership with the National FFA Organization based on the historic connection between traditional American farming and Ram Trucks. A key foundation of the Ram/FFA partnership has been $2,000 Ram scholarships (funded by Ram Marketing) awarded annually in communities across the U.S. to FFA members via the National FFA Scholarship Program....