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 By Suzie Flint and Lizzie Hoeksema    News    February 10, 2016 

Por-Q-Bots Earn Top Trophy for Project Research

On Saturday, Feb 6, the Nashua Por-Q-Bots team competed in the State's First Lego League Championship in Bozeman. There the team was judged in four different categories: Robot Game, Robot Design, Core...

 News    February 10, 2016 

Uphaus Cattle Drive

Jim Uphaus, left, and Bob Walden, right, along with man's best friend, lead 110 head of Uphaus' cattle to the Glasgow Stockyards Tuesday morning. Keeping an eye on things from behind were (L-R) Josey... Full story

 By Jake Edson    News    February 10, 2016 

Bushnell Recognizes Andrew McKean with Lifetime Achievement Award

Bushnell has recognized Andrew McKean with the 2016 Bill McRae Lifetime Achievement Award. The Bill McRae Lifetime Achievement Award was established by Bushnell to honor the legendary writer and...

 By Parker Kulczyk    News    February 10, 2016 

Daines Reaffirms Importance of Splitting the Ninth Circuit

Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) is joining forces on the Senate floor with Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK) in efforts to improve the federal circuit court system as a whole and expedite the justice process for the people within the overburdened Ninth... Full story

 By James Walling    News    February 10, 2016 

Helmsley Gift Will Enhance Cardiac Readiness

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services has received a gift of $3.2 million from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to implement a three-year Cardiac Ready Communities initiative in Montana. Valley County Health...

 By Georgie Kulczyk    News    February 10, 2016 

School Board Votes on New Curriculum

The Glasgow School Board held a meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 3 for a board work session, and to address an agenda item from a previous meeting held Jan. 20. The meeting began with discussion of language arts curriculums presented to Superintendent Bob...

 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    February 10, 2016 

Sheepish Courier Memories

The picture in the Feb. 3 issue of the Glasgow Courier triggers some additional memories concerning the early day sheep and wool industry.  Many of our Western states, including Montana, grew and prospered because of sheep.  If you sit down with ar...

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Opinion    February 10, 2016 

Remembering Jesse

This week, at my request, the Glasgow Courier is honoring Chinook’s Jesse Dannels as Athlete of the Week. Jesse was killed in a motor vehicle accident on Sunday. As many of you know, when your child is involved in sports for any length of time,... Full story

 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    February 10, 2016 

More on Gun Control

There are thousands of rules, regulations and laws that supposedly control guns in the United States. We do not need MORE laws. We simply need to enforce the ones already on the books, leaving the stupid laws and keeping the ones that actually make...

 By Dave Pippin    Opinion    February 10, 2016 

Regarding Refugees

Along with others, I attended a rally on Feb. 1 in Missoula protesting the bringing of un-vetted refugees to Montana. I intended to write a letter to the editor but after reading this article by Leo Hohmann (a writer for, it occurred to me...

 By Barb Hansen    Opinion    February 10, 2016 

A Little Love for All of Us

Many of us applaud the Courier for the fine publicity given to the art scene in Glasgow.  It is a pleasure to bring out of town guests for a cup of coffee at the Loaded Toad and then proceed through the building to view Sean Heavey’s fine photos...

 By James Walling    Opinion    February 10, 2016 

In Praise of the Super Bowl

I wasn’t planning on writing about the Super Bowl. It seems to me that Virgil Vaupel covered the subject pretty well last week, and anyway, the game sort of speaks for itself. However, the entertainments transcended the competition so profoundly th...

 By Cathryn Sugg    Opinion    February 10, 2016 

Art Into Action

Whenever someone tells me that the most beautiful part of Montana is the Western side of the state, I’ve countered with “Well, the West does have lovely mountains, but in the East we have the most gorgeous skies.” Skies that go on for miles...

 By Gwendolyne Honrud    Arts & Entertainment    February 10, 2016 

Meyers Returns to Glasgow on a High Note

Andy Meyers, known to many in Valley County as the artistic director for the Fort Peck Summer Theatre, is now also known as Best Director of a Musical, taking home the accolade in the 2015...

 By James Walling    Arts & Entertainment    February 10, 2016 

Film Shorts: Valley Cinemas, Streaming, The Worx, GCCL

D.K. Holm is on hiatus this week, so I'm taking a whack at standing in for the great man with a condensed version of his usual offerings. Valley Cinemas has sunk to new lows with the romcom How to Be Single...

 By Georgie Kulczyk--Lih An Yang    Sports    February 10, 2016 

Scotties Shine as Super Heroes, Honor Seniors

Girls Georgie Kulczyk / The Courier The Nashua Porcupines hosted the Glasgow Scotties on Thursday night with two JV games and two varsity games. The bleachers held a respectable number of fans for...

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    February 10, 2016 

Glasgow Grapplers on to State

Moccasin Square Garden in Poplar was full of activity during the divisional B/C wrestling tournament on Saturday. Ten teams were represented by the best in their division and four from each weight...

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    February 10, 2016 

Pucks, Penalties and Prom-posals

The U19 Lady Ice Dawgs finished their regular season with a shut-out against the Williston Coyotes on Saturday. Most of the action during the game was on the half of the ice the Coyotes were tending....

 Sports    February 10, 2016 

Ankle Breakers

These two pictures show the great ball handling of North Country senior Tatum Moore during the Friday night game in Scobey. In the left photo, Moore is shown giving her opponent a head fake to the... Full story

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    February 10, 2016 

Junior League Hockey; Pint Aid Highlight Weekend

The Valley Event Center will be hosting two Junior League hockey games this coming weekend for your entertainment. Brought to you by the Hi-Line Youth Hockey Board of Directors, the Gillette Wild and the Glacier Nationals will be lighting up the...

 Obituaries    February 10, 2016 

William F. Arvin

William F. Arvin, 89, of Havre, Mont., passed away in his home on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, 18 days before his 90th birthday. He was born on Feb. 17, 1926, to William Arvin, Sr. and Eva Ree (Sisson) Ar... Full story

 Calendar    February 10, 2016 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

CE run 02-10-16 Calendar of Events MONDAYS JAN. 25 – APRIL 11 7-8 p.m. - GriefShare weekly seminar and support group to help you rebuild your life to give help and encouragement after the death of a loved one at the Glasgow Evangelical Church, 152... Full story

 By James Walling    News    February 3, 2016

Pinewood Derby Proves a Hot Ticket

There are performances in big cities that would be tickled with the turnout enjoyed by Pack 898 at the St. Raphael's Parish Center gymnasium last Thursday night. The mood was relaxed, but attendees (t...

 By James Walling    News    February 3, 2016

City Discusses Furloughs, Grant Monies

The Feb. 1 meeting of the Glasgow City Council was a mixture of good news and bad. In the latter category, the council announced that hoped-for resiliency grant monies from the federal government in t...


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