Economic development experts assess Hi-Line towns
Chester residents are gathering today to discuss economic development in their town, in the second of such community meetings in north-central Montana.
Chinook will undergo the same process next week.
They are meeting with a team of volunteer professionals assembled to identify each community's strengths and weaknesses.
"Really, this is a very low-cost alternative, a low-cost solution to significant community planning," said Paul Tuss, executive director of Bear Paw Development Corp. "Several economic and development professionals from outside of the community come in and spend an intensive...