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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 16, 2014 

East Side Story Nearly Complete

While school's out for summer, local schools haven't been blown to pieces as the song goes – but all three Glasgow schools have seen a facelift. The school construction bond was successfully closed... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 16, 2014 

Candy Cane Park Getting A Little Sweeter

It's been a sweet spot for several kids, with an elephant slide as a favorite piece of equipment. Now Glasgow's Candy Cane Park is getting a whole new look that will be sweet when it's completed. The...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 16, 2014 

Bison Talks A Mixed Bag In Billings

Not everyone wanting to speak their opinion made it to the bison discussions at the Big Horn Resort in Billings this week, but dozens did. The meeting was convened by the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) Monday and Tuesday. Valley County Commissi...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 16, 2014 

Levee Planning Effort Gets More Time

While work continued on the Glasgow Milk River and Cherry Creek System Wide Infrastructure Framework (SWIF) Plan, revisions from the Army Corps of Engineers were returned to the levee safety committee. The good news that came with it was an...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 16, 2014 

Possible Sale Of Dams Getting A Look

The Public Service Commission, along with a NorthWestern Engery representative, visited Glasgow a few months ago to discuss the possible purchase of 11 hydroelectric dams from PPL Montana. The $900 million bid to buy the dams would pass on rate incre...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    July 16, 2014 

The Easiest Way To Participate In Government

I'll say it again, if we can't pay attention to the details and understand the fundamentals of government at the lowest levels, how can we ever hope to get a grasp on the national level and understand the real problems we're facing? Last week I talke...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 9, 2014

Glasgow's Animal Planet In Sight

It's been years of planning, discussion and sweat to get a dream to come to reality. Skip Erickson has had a vision of a wildlife exhibit that would not only show some of his prized hunting trophies,... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 9, 2014

Reinhardt Stepping Down As Treasurer

After 24 years of work, no major upcoming plans come to mind except to visit family and grandchildren. Jenny Reinhardt is getting ready to hand over the reigns as Valley County treasurer at the end...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 9, 2014

Spay/Neuter Days Reach To Animals...And Humans

“We're trying to teach people how you care for animals is how you end up treating humans,” Jean Atthouse, one of the founders of the Montana Spay/Neuter Task Force said. The task force is making another round to Glasgow on Friday, July 18, and...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 9, 2014

Boomtown

Fireworks explode over the Valley County Fairgrounds in Glasgow on the 4th of July. Glasgow and Long Run firefighters showed up around 5 p.m. and continued with the set-up until it got... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 9, 2014

Embezzlement Investigation Continues

While an investigation continues, information on a local embezzlement case will be postponed. Valley County Sheriff Glen Meier issued a statement in the past week in regards to the case. “The Valley County Sheriff's Office is in the process of...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 9, 2014

Billings Bison Talk Next Week

Heads will be turning towards Billings on July 14-15 as discussion on a bison conservation and management plan for Montana take place. A public meeting was cancelled a few months ago in Lewistown, not long after ranchers pledged to turn out to the...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    July 9, 2014

Giving People the Power

You've probably heard someone complain about the government in your lifetime. If you're reading this paper, it also probably means you try to pay at least some attention to what's going on around you. What you might not know, is that you, yes you,...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 2, 2014

Some Dam Repairs Done, Close To It

While the flood of 2011 is still a topic of conversation, necessary repair work at Fort Peck Dam is ongoing. Even though several repair projects have been completed, the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 2, 2014

The Commander Is In The House

While most of the jokes were light, there were a few mentions of gratitude as members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars gathered at the Glasgow VFW building on Saturday evening. It was a fairly casual...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 2, 2014

Traffic Signs Find Speed A Problem

While speeding is a general problem on the road, the signs set up to collect data through a grant have been making some impacts on speeders coming through Glasgow. Glasgow Police Chief Bruce Barstad explained that the data collected has helped...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 2, 2014

Glasgow's Fireworks: Hartsock Lights It Up

Fireworks haven't always been a tradition in the county seat. Hinsdale has a longer history of a parade and fireworks that follow in the evening, but a few years back Gene Hartsock thought enough people in Glasgow wanted a display closer to town and...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    June 25, 2014

Artists Find a Home

A creative way to use wooden pallets now lines several artistic displays at the new Wheat Grass Art Gallery located in Glasgow. The art gallery has hopes of rekindling the love of art in the... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    June 25, 2014

Marlene Yoss: 16,000 Hours Of Volunteering

Humble and uncomfortable with extra attention, it's only a few words that friends and families described of one local volunteer. Words about being friendly, helpful and part of the family were heard...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    June 25, 2014

Plea Deals Entered In Drug Bust Case

A drug bust that took place in September is finally finding its way through the courts. Valley County sheriff’s deputies got a search warrant for a pickup that was pulled over on Sept. 8 and found marijuana, hashish, drug paraphernalia and...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    June 25, 2014

Free Helmets Boost Bike Safety Effort In Nashua

Do you remember your hand signals? Most of us were taught at some point how to signal traffic while riding a bike, but many never learned the proper way to signal to cars if you were heading left,...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    June 25, 2014

Counterfeit Cash Surfaces In Glasgow

While it hasn’t been confirmed by the Secret Service yet, First Community Bank Manager Deb Waarvik believes she spotted a counterfeit $10 bill. The counterfeit bill came from Western Drug in the store’s regular deposit. While the local business i...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    June 25, 2014

During Dog Days Of Summer, Enjoy Water Safely

If there’s one thing I love about summer, it’s the heat. Call me crazy, but growing up in Southern Idaho made me a desert rat. There’s nothing like heading out to a lake, river or creek on a hot day hanging out with a cold beer with your feet...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    June 18, 2014

Change Proposed For Cemetery

It's an emotional struggle for families involved at the Glasgow Highland Cemetery. The issue is whether standing headstones should be left alone or a city ordinance should be changed to allow... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    June 18, 2014

Landfill Cowboys

Sometimes reading the small print can help. It's something Brian Austin, the Valley County landfill manager, will agree to. While he isn't happy about taking second to August Aho, a Valley County...

 

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