To east and west, energy boom soars
Havre Daily News/Nikki Carlson
Tuesday, Ron Surber, left, and Mike Rider of Havre Laundry & Dry Cleaning Co. clean out the pockets of dirty coveralls, some belonging to Bakken oil fields workers, before the clothes are laundered. The company has seen a jump in business with cleaning — and supplying — specialized clothing to employees in energy industries in the area.
What the boom of energy development in the Bakken — and development and exploration west and south of Havre — eventually will bring is unknown, so local leaders are working to plan for the best and the worst....