With an idea that “exhibited classic entrepreneurial spirit” during difficult times, Manhattan High School senior Porter Blanchard turned his idea for a drive-in movie theater into a successful enterprise that also won the top award in a national competition for youth entrepreneurs.

When Majority Leader Brad Tschida rose on the floor of the Montana House on a March afternoon last year to speak against one of the most consequential pieces of legislation to ultimately pass the 2019 session, he had a clear message for his fellow Republicans:

Montana Commissioner of Political Practices Jeff Mangan issued a decision Friday, May 15,  stating that the organization behind a late-March cable ad mentioning Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Fox violated state campaign practice law. The organization, American Prosperity Group, purch…