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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 27, 2014 

Flash Floods

Valley County isn't a stranger to flooding. The occurrence of flooding is about once every two and a half years according to records at the Glasgow National Weather Service. Usually those floods take... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 27, 2014 

What Will City Do? Cut Spending? Raise Taxes?

Most of the Glasgow City Council met for a sometimes dreaded annual event. While budget meetings might not start with a bang, they could end with a sigh of frustration this year. Property values have dropped this year, causing a drop in tax...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 27, 2014 

$80K Drug Bust At Duck Creek

It was an eventful Friday for the Valley County Sheriff's Office as officers assisted the Tri-Agency Drug Task Force on Aug. 22. The team acted on a search warrant in the cabin area of Fort Peck Lake at 43 Mallard Drive. The warrant allowed law...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 27, 2014 

It's For Real: Montana Scottie License Plates!

There's some pretty hardcore Scottie fans in Glasgow who might be a little excited about a new development. The Glasgow High School Booster Club has been working on the process to get Scottie license...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 20, 2014

County Health Department Gets New Look

Changes are still settling in at the Valley County Health Department as back to school immunization and flu season starts. Not only are they sporting a new executive director and a new RN, they also have expanded their office and have gotten a new...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 20, 2014

City: New Cemetery Law Will Stand

Not a lot of opposition showed up to the city council meeting on Monday, Aug. 18, as the Glasgow City Council made a final motion to approve the change to an ordinance allowing standing headstones on certain sections of the Highland Cemetery. The...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 20, 2014

Zinke Visits Glasgow

A U.S. congressional candidate with Glasgow ties visited town Monday, Aug. 18. He explained that his mother was from Glasgow and his father from Glendive. He grew up in Whitefish and could remember, clearly, a football game for the championship...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    August 20, 2014

It Can Change In A Moment

To say the last few weeks have been a roller coaster is an understatement. If you've ever had a life changing moment you will understand that life is difficult. We can't control the things that come our way, but somehow we face those difficulties...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Sports    August 20, 2014

Regatta Brings World Class Sailors

The constant wind and waves at Fort Peck Lake, mixed with the sun and sails, created the perfect environment for the first Fort Peck Can-Am Laser Regatta. Organizers of the event said that the... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 13, 2014

Driven To Serve Those Who Served

As the mile markers pass by on roads across the state, several volunteer drivers in Valley County have been doing their part to help out local veterans in Eastern Montana. The number of volunteers... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 13, 2014

A Group Effort: Rebuilding Candy Cane Park

Volunteers from NorthWest Energy and from the city of Glasgow came out from Great Falls, Malta and here in Glasgow to help plant trees around town. Some of those trees went to fill in a few areas in...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 13, 2014

The Question Is: Will You Take City Survey? Results Will Help Housing Plans

As residents of Glasgow start checking their mailboxes, they might spot an envelope asking to fill out a survey. Don't throw that envelope away; it's not junk mail. It's part of many steps needed to be taken to complete the housing plan that Great...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 13, 2014

Meier: Key Suspect Arrested in Drug Bust

An arrest was made on Friday, Aug. 8, after an investigation led to a search warrant. St. Marie resident Antonio Hernandez, 31, was arrested and charged with possession of dangerous drugs – felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia –...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Sports    August 13, 2014

Regatta Debuts Here Friday

With a large body of water and a lot of wind in supply, Fort Peck Lake will become the new location of a sailing event. The first Can-Am Fort Peck Lake Laser Regatta will take place this weekend at the Fort Peck Marina. Events start on Friday, Aug....

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 6, 2014

New Tastes, Old Touches At Sam's

The old neon sign is nostalgic for many in the Glasgow community. It's probably one of the few neon signs of its kind left in the area. The bright flash of red, with a touch of green, is familiar to... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 6, 2014

Robert Irwin Dies In Work Accident

His coworkers described him as very intelligent, dedicated and a hard worker. Tragedy struck Saturday when Robert Lee Irwin, 53, of Glasgow, was killed while doing maintenance on a Fossum Ready Mix truck at the Fossum gravel pit north of the city,... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 6, 2014

Home Lost To Fire Near Nashua

Dispatch received the call right around 6 p.m. last Thursday. Mike Doney, Celina Brien and their 2-year-old were out celebrating his birthday when they received a call from a neighbor. The family's home was fully engulfed by the time firetrucks...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 6, 2014

Glasgow Farmers Market A Homegrown Tradition

It's time to celebrate your homegrown vegetables this week. As it's National Farmers Market Week, salute to those hard workers that keep the local farmers markets open and running is deserved. The far...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 6, 2014

Kentucky Woman, 27, Dies In Wreck

A fatal traffic accident took place Saturday on Highway 24, near mile marker 35 in McCone County near Fort Peck. Two women were in the vehicle when the driver tried to avoid a deer in the road and lost control of the vehicle, investigators said. The...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 30, 2014

Survivors Take A Stand

It was a bittersweet ceremony as the Northeast Montana Relay for Life began on Friday, July 25. The young, the old, the healthy and the sick gathered with one mission in common, to raise funds to... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 30, 2014

Dennis Garsjo: Birthday Mastermind

It's an unusual talent. Some may call him a "freak," and others have used him to perform party tricks. Many of the kids who have grown up poolside will remember him as a big supporter of the Glasgow...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson and Janet Bailey    News    July 30, 2014

Wind Storm Causes Widespread Damage In Valley County

The National Weather Service in Glasgow had a busy day last week as warnings were issued for a storm that ended up moving rapidly through Valley County. The weather service reported that it was a...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 30, 2014

Is There A Winner In Fort Peck Legal Case?

A hearing was set for Thursday, July 31, but District Judge Blair Jones signed off on a motion for summary judgement, dismissing the plaintiff's claims without prejudice and awarding attorney's fees and costs to Jeffrey Robertson. While the battle...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 30, 2014

Search Warrant Leads To Arrests

The Drug Task Force and Valley County Sheriff's Office produced a search warrant for two local residents in Glasgow on Friday, July 25. That searched turned up several charges and arrests. Sheriff Glen Meier said he couldn't elaborate on details...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    July 30, 2014

This Is Your Life

As the summer is slowly creeping up to a close, I say goodbye to my three step-children as they prepare for a new school year. It's one of the hardest things to be separated by time and distance. It seems that every time they leave I reflect on all...

 

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