Blair Miller

Blair Miller

Blair Miller is a reporter based in Helena who primarily covers government, climate and courts. He's been a journalist for more than 12 years, previously based in Denver, Albuquerque and mid-Missouri.

Federal judge hears arguments on requests to block Montana’s TikTok ban

By: - October 12, 2023

This article was first published by the Daily Montanan. A federal judge in Missoula peppered state attorneys representing Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen with questions Thursday morning about why the state believes banning TikTok in the state is necessary, at times hinting that he was hearing conflicting arguments as he considers whether to temporarily block […]

Judge sides with youth in Montana climate change trial, finds two laws unconstitutional

By: - August 14, 2023

The State of Montana’s failure to consider greenhouse gas emissions from energy and mining projects violates the state constitution because it does not protect Montanans’ right to a clean and healthful environment and the state’s natural resources from unreasonable depletion, a judge ruled Monday in a victory for 16 youth plaintiffs who sued the state. […]

Plaintiff in Montana youth climate trial criticizes state as officials prepare to testify

By: - June 18, 2023

An 18-year-old from Kalispell concluded testimony from the 16 youth plaintiffs and expert witnesses in the Montana climate change trial Friday by excoriating the state government for what he said has been decades of ignoring science and for trying relentlessly to stop him and the other plaintiffs from having their day in court. “I don’t […]