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Big Sky Pride returns to Helena

After a legislative session that left many in Montana's LGBTQIA+ community playing defense, thousands gather to celebrate community and resolve.

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How Austin Knudsen is flipping the script of attorney general

Montana Free Press interviewed more than a dozen former Department of Justice attorneys and legal observers. Some described Knudsen’s actions toward the judiciary as “breathtaking” and “embarrassing” for the legal profession. Others said the office’s tactics seem intentionally designed to undermine Montana’s democratic institutions. Knudsen says he’s doing what voters expect of him.

Taking control

From public health to flavored tobacco, city and county leaders statewide are coming to terms with the full scope of the Legislature’s rollbacks of municipal authority.

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