In the Rockies, developers and oil and natural gas companies are vying for access to the same land -- but what could be the consequences for local communities?
Mar 19, 2006 The Chicago Tribune
Yellowstone gateway looks to guide rapid growth, change.
Nov 19, 2005 Bozeman (MT) Chronicle
Steve Herbaly, a former planning director, talks about how politics gets in the way of planning.
Sep 23, 2005 Bigfork Eagle
Promised applications range from homes to guest retreats to refugee shelters.
Aug 17, 2005 The Christian Science Monitor
"The Fire Next Time" deals with how talk radio divided a small town already suffering from economic and community woes dealing with land use.
Jul 8, 2005 AlterNet
Montana, which has no sales tax, wants Wal-Mart, Target, and Costco to pay a tax to offset the state's welfare costs related to the big-boxes' poor labor practices.
Feb 17, 2005 CNN
Columnist Steven Greenhut see the impact of smart growth in Bozeman Montana, and warns readers to "be afraid, be very afraid."
Nov 27, 2004 Orange County Register
The theme at Montana's annual state conference on smart growth, was how to blend economic prosperity with smart growth and land-use planning.
Nov 26, 2004 Ravali Republic Online
Missoula deals with the loss of views and vistas in the face of increased density.
Feb 17, 2004 The Missoulian
As sprawl spreads onto the vast plains of the Billings, Montana, area, a few intrepid souls talk of controlling growth.
Jan 15, 2004 Billings Gazette