Helena - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Helena Montana Republican goes from wary Trump backer to all-in HELENA, Mont. (AP) — When Donald Trump visited Montana last year ahead of the state's Republican presidential primary, technology entrepreneur Greg Gianforte was running on the GOP ticket for governor and made it a point to avoid his party's likely presidential nominee. Gianforte later reluctantly pledged support for Trump, but tried to distance himself from him during an un... Sun, 21 May 2017 02:29:00 GMT 2017-05-21T02:29:00Z Trump Jr. urges support for Republican in US House race EAST HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Donald Trump Jr., the president's son, said political forces — even within the GOP — were working to undermine his father's administration, and he urged voters in Montana to send more Republicans to Washington who can help advance the Trump White House's agenda. "We need more people in D.C. to help my father," he said during a ra... Thu, 11 May 2017 23:30:00 GMT 2017-05-11T23:30:00Z Montana congressional race draws cash from outside state HELENA, Mont. (AP) — National Democrats have increased their investment in this month's Montana special congressional election, but whether it will make a difference remains to be seen as Republicans have poured in surprisingly large amounts of money to protect a seat their party has held for two decades. Earlier this week, the Democratic Congressional Ca... Fri, 05 May 2017 20:37:00 GMT 2017-05-05T20:37:00Z Montana governor calls for May 25 election to replace Zinke HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A special election will be held on May 25 to fill Montana's only U.S. House seat after Republican Ryan Zinke resigned to join President Donald Trump's cabinet, the governor said Wednesday. The U.S. Senate confirmed Zinke as Trump's Interior Department secretary earlier in the day. Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock chose the minimum amount... Thu, 02 Mar 2017 00:52:00 GMT 2017-03-02T00:52:00Z Montana officials alarmed as they fight surge in meth use HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Methamphetamines continue to make an alarming surge in Montana, as law enforcement, health officials and communities struggle to address the problem. Panelists at a drug summit convened Saturday by the Montana Legislature said resources are being strained because of a widening prevalence of the drug. While authoriti... Sun, 19 Feb 2017 03:53:00 GMT 2017-02-19T03:53:00Z Montana examines death penalty after judge blocks executions HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana legislators are taking another look at whether to abolish the death penalty after a judge blocked the state from carrying out executions because it has no access to a drug used in lethal injections. Clergy, young conservative lawmakers and an exonerated Arizona death-row inmate urged the House Judiciary Committee on Monday to ... Mon, 06 Feb 2017 21:52:00 GMT 2017-02-06T21:52:00Z