HELENA — Some advocates of reviving passenger rail service in the West urged Gov. Steve Bullock to take up the issue with his counterparts in the Western Governors’ Association.
MISSOULA — The sheer volume of sexual assault reports to the Missoula Police Department – 350 over the course of four years – shocked City Councilman Dick Haines.
MISSOULA — A small crowd gathered in the shadows of the Russell Smith Federal Courthouse in Missoula on Monday to continue what supporters are calling a grassroots push to restore the nation’s democracy and eliminate corporate influence from politics.
MISSOULA — Missoula is so far behind, it might just be a step ahead.
I want to thank the many folks who supported my congressional campaign over the past year. We’ve traveled thousands of miles across the state. Folks have poured out their generosity and support from Plentywood to Libby to Dillon and all parts in between. This race for me has always been more…
HELENA — The hottest statewide race in Tuesday’s primary election is probably the one where voters are least familiar with the candidates: The seven-way Democratic primary in the race for Montana’s open U.S. House seat.
MISSOULA — Rita Johnson tends a garden, and even though deer can be pests on greenery, Johnson doesn’t want to see the animals violently killed.
HELENA — From union locals to fellow state lawmakers, Democratic U.S. House candidates Kim Gillan and Franke Wilmer have racked up plenty of endorsements, which they often tout on their campaign literature.
HELENA — The crowded Democratic congressional primary is intensifying as the front-runners jockey for the attention of their party's primary voters, each making the "electability" case and promising to take the seat back from Republican hands.
HELENA -- With seven Democrats in Montana’s wide-open U.S. House contest, one question looms large for voters in next week’s Democratic primary election: Which of the seven is the best choice to beat Republican Steve Daines?
HELENA — Just three of the seven Democrats running for Montana’s open U.S. House seat showed up Saturday evening for the primary’s final public debate — and each offered their own strategy for how they can win in November.
Editor's note: This feature on Montana's U.S. House race is the first of a two-day series looking at how candidates in the contested Democratic and Republican primaries stand on key issues. Today's package focuses on the seven Democratic candidates; tomorrow we look at the three Republicans.
Republican Daines surpasses $1M in money raised for House race; Wilmer, Gillan lead House Demo field
HELENA — Republican Steve Daines has surpassed $1 million in fundraising for his campaign for Montana's open U.S. House seat, while state Rep. Franke Wilmer and state Sen. Kim Gillan continue to lead the pack of Democratic candidates — yet remain well behind Daines in the money game.
HELENA — Talk to any of the seven Democratic candidates running for Montana's open U.S. House seat, and they'll often say the same thing about their chances: It's a wide-open race, and anyone could win it.
BUTTE -- There was more agreement than dissension on Tuesday as seven candidates tried to separate themselves from a crowded Democratic field in the race for Montana's lone U.S. House seat.
MISSOULA -- The debate on banning driving while yakking on a cellphone looks ready to rear its head again in Missoula.
HELENA — Dozens of candidates slipped in under the filing-deadline wire Monday, the final day to become a candidate in Montana's 2012 election —including six people running for an open governor's seat.
HELENA -- Republican Steve Daines continued to raise money for his U.S. House campaign at a record rate far outpacing the five Democrats who filed reports Tuesday.