Thompson Falls Dam to mark 100 years of hydro
POLSON – Tens of thousands of days – a lifetime's worth – will stretch between two historic moments on the Flathead Indian Reservation. Read more · NorthWestern offers stock to help pay for dams. HELENA (AP) – NorthWestern Corp. plans to begin a $348 ...
July 7, 2015
Washington Scrutiny of 'Supersize' IRAs
How can IRAs grow so big? The GAO study said that to accumulate $5 million in an IRA by making the highest allowed individual contributions from 1975 to 2011, the assets would have needed to generate an average annual return of 18%. (Over that period ...
October 10, 2014
Music Computing Releases World's Most Powerful PC: CoreMC Creates New ...
Each CoreMC is housed in a stylish black brushed aluminum chassis equipped with four (4) oversized 140mm fans providing ample airflow, yet able to rotate at reduced speeds for near silent operation. A front name plate is part of the design and acts as ...
January 23, 2013
The Anaconda Copper Mining Co. 's new dam on the Clark Fork River was up and running, with two of six units already producing power, said Ryan, the company president and the most powerful man in Montana. “The main use of the electricity will, of course, be that of supplying the new Milwaukee (railroad) electric system,” said Ryan. NorthWestern Energy, which took over control of this and 10 other dams from PPL Montana last November, is planning a centennial anniversary ceremony from 11 a. m. to 2 p. m. Friday at Power Park, half a mile downstream from the main dam. “We’re going to have dam tours, serve hot dogs and have other information available,” NorthWestern spokesman Butch Larcombe said. Besides running the omnipresent Anaconda Co. and serving as a director of the Milwaukee Road, Ryan founded the Montana Power Co. in 1912. Construction at the rapids at Thompson Falls began in 1913 and the first power was generated July 1, 1915.... The Montana Power Co. purchased partial ownership of the Thompson Falls Power Co. from Ryan and operated it.
Washington is taking a hard look at tax-sheltered retirement accounts, especially “supersize” ones worth millions of dollars. Government Accountability Office, an arm of Congress, recently released a report on individual retirement accounts, requested by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D. , Ore.
23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music Computing, the makers of advanced computer-based music production stations and leading edge touchscreen products releases CoreMC (Gen3), the world’s most powerful personal computer designed for audio and... Based on the Windows 8 (64-bit) operating system, CoreMC is capable of running any Windows compatible software for music production, HD video editing or even gaming. The concept was to use enterprise-level components found in today’s super computers, which are designed for maximum performance and stability, to create compact computer systems for personal or studio use. CoreMC can be equipped with up to dual Xeon 8-core processors (16-cores total), 768GB of RAM, 21TB of hard drive storage, the highest performance video cards and best quality audio interfaces. “In the past there was a need for a product class to be created for average consumers requiring professional level products, this was called ‘Prosumer,'” said Victor Wong, CEO Music Computing. “Today we face the same needs but the demand has increased to even higher levels, the new EnterprisePro personal computing systems bring the absolute highest performance and quality to the masses.
Storms cause damaging microburst in NE Montana, cut power to Williston airport
A committee from the Eta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, an honorary society for women educators, launched a fundraising drive to buy and restor… BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who was found dead after crashing his ATV ...
September 4, 2014
Historic clock returned to original home in Sanders Co.
The Paradise Elementary Preservation Committee will hold a ceremony on Thursday, November 13, in Sanders County to celebrate the return of the historic clock. The clock will hang on the wall of a dedicated classroom, similar to one from 1910.
November 12, 2014
Brewery wall owner confirms demolition plans
The owner of Bozeman's historic brewery wall plans to tear it ... and moving along with all deliberate speed,” Scala stated in the email. The clock started ticking on the wall after Risk mailed a letter dated Jan. 29 to Scala Properties asking the ...
February 12, 2014