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Drug Busts in Opheim, St. Marie

Brian James Wiese of Opheim was arrested by officers from the Tri-Agency Drug Task Force and the Valley County Sheriff’s Department May 18 on criminal possession of dangerous drugs charges for methamphetamine (felony) and marijuana (misdemeanor),... Full story

Teenager Survives Gunshot to Head

Tragedy struck about 13 miles north of Frazer on Lustre Road on Sunday, May 24. Roosevelt County received a 911 call around 6 a.m. from a 16-year-old girl who said she had been shot in the head and her father had shot himself. Raymond Rahn had been... Full story

What Does Memorial Day Mean To You?

Memorial Day services were held all around the county this week. The ceremony in Glasgow that took place at the Glasgow Civic Center focused on the true meaning of Memorial Day. Master of Ceremony...

Glasgow's Housing Crunch Continues

It's been months of meetings and gathering information, but earlier this month the committee set to look at possibly purchasing Valley Court, a low income housing building on the 1100 block of 2nd... Full story

2015 Graduates Start A New Chapter

"We have a great town here, and you are a part of the story," Superintendent Bob Connors said at the 2015 graduation on Sunday, May 24. Parents, family and friends gathered to watch the class walk...

Reader Commentary

Hi! You asked our opinion about astrology or astronomy, and I vote for astronomy hands down! Astrology is either totally fake, or of Satan. Astronomy is marveling at God's wonders. Thanks so much for asking! P.S. Thank you for getting rid of a lot... Full story

Locals to be Featured in "Wall-Eyed" Fishing Report

FWP Information and Education Program Manager for Region 6 Marc Kloker (left) and Lakeridge Motel and Tackle owner Gene Moore will provide expertise and insights into area fishing beginning next... Full story

A Question of Style

Our controversial contributor Virgil Vaupel is well known for his curmudgeonly tales spiced with vitriolic viewpoints. I've been here less than a month and there is much we disagree about already. You'll read plenty about that in columns to come....

The Lang Report

The 64th Montana Legislature is almost in the books. History will formulate the decisions that were made into a true factual scenarios. I enjoyed the session. Yes there were long hours, steep learning curves, enduring decisions, and I supported and...

Thanks For Listening

In today’s society it seems language skills have gone out the window with the baby's bathwater. TV and the movies are teaching the young certain words and phrases they shouldn't be hearing at their age. Mom and dad are using words that would make...

Alfreda Drabbs

Alfreda (Sigg) Drabbs, 93, died Sunday, May 17, 2015. A gathering for friends and family will be held at 5 p.m., Friday, July 3, at the home of Frank and Khristi Drabbs at 424 S 2nd Ave. East in...

Bradley Dean Palmer

Bradley Dean Palmer, 53, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in Hinsdale, Mont. He was born on Oct. 21, 1961, to Terry and Marian Palmer in Glasgow. He attended grade school through graduation in...

Scottie Boys Bring Home Third Place

Eight-hundred and thirty-eight miles, 22 athletes, seven coaches, two managers and one Scottie cruiser. That's just part of what it takes to attend a state track meet. Coach Tim Phillips and his crew ...

Reds 2, Richland County Patriots 3

The Glasgow Reds baseball team lost a friendly pickup game in Sidney on May 20. The Reds got on board first with one run at the top of the second inning. Sidney answered back with one in the fourth...

FWP Seeking Public Comment on Changes in Fishing Regulation

The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) have been making their rounds along the Hi-Line looking for public comment and questions on a few regulation changes. Comments need to be in by May 31. They made their stop in Glasgow last week and... Full story

Catfish Classic Tournament Returns for 16th Year In Glasgow

Not only a local favorite fishing tournament, but Brenner Flaten, who has helped run and organize the event every year for 16 years, says it’s one of the top five fishing events in the nation. The tournament is so popular that Flaten said the...

Scottie Softball Exits State Tournament Early

It wasn't the outcome they had hoped for. The team that has built success from powerful bats found itself outhit by their Western Montana opponents. Adding a few costly errors into the mix, the...

Fort Peck Theatre Ready for Patsy

The built-in audience for theatre in this community is an extraordinary thing. Crowds fill the 975-seat theatre in Fort Peck consistently and contentedly. It just isn't like that elsewhere. The only...

Cinema Roundup: Origins and Afterthoughts

Both movies at Valley Cinemas are held over this week, which gives us a chance to catch up before the next onslaught of big, new releases. So here are addenda to last week's previews of Tomorrowland ... Full story


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