New state ski reports site, new avalanche info app

The state’s tourism office has launched a website that aggregates snow reports at all the major ski resorts in the state. The website, which is also optimized for smartphones, provides snowfall numbers, summit depth and the number of lifts in operation, according to a press release from the Montana Office of Tourism. There are also… Continue reading New state ski reports site, new avalanche info app

Restaurant inspection reports an opportunity for data journalism

It’s been a while since the last update on this blog that had anything to do with what I’m working on at the BDC, so here’s the big update. Business Journal editor Jason Bacaj, in this month’s issue [(pageflip-style)](http://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/app/special_sections/business_journal_052813/), [analyzed restaurant inspection forms](http://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/business/article_5f6b94a6-c7ad-11e2-a60e-0019bb2963f4.html) for the past year and a half from the Gallatin City-County Health… Continue reading Restaurant inspection reports an opportunity for data journalism