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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 21, 2015 

Fort Peck Tribes OK Prescription Pot

It was a bit of news that caught statewide attention last week. The Fort Peck Journal covered the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribal Council decision to legalize medical marijuana during their... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 21, 2015 

Trent Setter Award Goes To Box L Farmer Rob Davis

"It was kind of a surprise," Rob Davis said at the New Trends in Ag conference at the Cottonwood Inn on Jan. 14. He was awarded the Del Strommen Trend Setter Award by the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 21, 2015 

The Librarian Is In: Megan Haddix

She's finally getting comfortable in her chair. The library got an overhaul this summer, with new windows, carpet, paint and shelves for the children's section; it's starting to look a little more up...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 21, 2015 

All Eyes On Glendive And Pipeline Oil Spill

All eyes are on Eastern Montana as an oil spill has taken to national headlines. The Bridger Pipeline LLC running along the Yellowstone River experienced a broken pipeline that spilled oil into the river, just seven miles upstream from Glendive. The...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 21, 2015 

AmTrak Getting Back On Track

It's been a rough year for being on time. Amtrak has struggled to keep on schedule, but Amtrak spokesperson Marc Magliari explained that BNSF has helped them get back on track with their investments into improvements. The Empire Builder is going back...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 21, 2015 

Glasgow Levee Panel Making Progress

It's been a few years in the making, and it could be a few more years until a final plan is complete. The Glasgow Levee Committee has been working over the last year on creating a System-Wide Improvement Program (SWIF) policy that will help address...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    January 21, 2015 

Pot Problems

Opinions are like shoes. Everyone has got them. Not all of them fit and each person has an acquired taste and comfort zone. When it comes to marijuana and legalization, there's no difference. You'll find a whole array of opinions, from the adamant ag... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 14, 2015

Rising From The Ashes

Like a nightmare that just doesn't shake off, tragedy strikes and the natural response is to wonder why. One local family faced a tragedy that faced national attention just over a year ago today. The... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 14, 2015

Keystone XL Pipeline: The Saga Continues

Will the hand of power slap it down again? That's the question that many might be wondering in the upcoming weeks, as the Keystone XL Pipeline bill made its way through the Senate Energy and Natural R...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 14, 2015

For Now, Sage Grouse Not Endangered

Legislators slipped in a provision through the federal budget bill in December that may, or may not, affect the sage grouse. Just one sentence prohibited the Department of Interior from changing the classification of the sage grouse. That's good...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 14, 2015

2014: The Year That Was In Local News

July • 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 E...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 7, 2015

In With The New

A crowd large enough to fill a court room showed up on New Year's Eve to welcome the newcomers and to say goodbye to those going out of Valley County Office. David Pippin stepped down as County... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 7, 2015

2014: The Year That Was In Local News

January • Has Glasgow really been sucked into some vortex that's dropped the temperatures below zero? The easy answer is no. Tanja Fransen, warning coordination meteorologist at National Weather...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 7, 2015

Legislature, Snowstorm Arrive In Helena

HELENA -- Some lucky legislators made their way to Helena before the snowstorm hit last weekend. The 64th Montana Legislature opened for session on Monday, Jan. 5. Most senators and representatives co...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 7, 2015

Ag Speakers On Their Way To Glasgow

Trying to peg down how the upcoming year for the ag industry will go is not an easy task. Some predictions will never be fully made, such as weather disasters or an outbreak of disease that will take a toll on crops and livestock. Knowing some...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 7, 2015

Arctic Push Brings Snow And Bitter Cold

The New Year came with a lot of snow and cold temperatures. The National Weather Service in Glasgow reported that 6.7 inches of snow fell on Monday, Jan. 5. On top of the snowfall from Friday and Saturday, the snowfall added up to over 11 inches in t...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 31, 2014

The Band Keeps On Playing: See Cap Holter Ring In New Year

Age is just a number. A local resident has been around 95 years and still likes to ring in the New Year with a little bit of dancing. He said he probably likes to dance more than he plays his... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 31, 2014

Leave The Keys At Home, Free Rides For New Year's

The tradition will continue this year, so if you’re planning on painting the town red this New Year’s Eve the option for a ride home will still be there. Instead of picking up the keys after that New Year’s kiss, you can call a volunteer from...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 31, 2014

Glasgow's Light Show Still On Display

A favorite tradition for some is to drive around and look at all the lights on display around the Christmas season. Several houses were completely decked out for the holidays, but one home got some no...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    December 31, 2014

A Year At The Courier: Ready To Ring In The New

Movie stars, drug deals and Santa. As I get ready to look through all the top stories in the last year at the Glasgow Courier, I can’t help but think what an interesting year it’s been. I moved to Glasgow and officially spent a year working here...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Sports    December 31, 2014

Hinsdale's Belly Bump Tournament Returns

They're about to let it all hang out. Sometimes the years are kinder to others, but Hinsdale alum are continuing a favorite tradition this year, the Hinsdale Belly Bump. The idea that any Hinsdale... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Sports    December 31, 2014

Fossum Makes Shrine Game Roster

The greatly honored and awaited Shrine Game Roster was released last week. Last year was the first year in a handful of years that a Scottie made that list. This year, Chase Fossum will follow in...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 24, 2014

The Real Santa Lives In Glasgow

"It's everyday and all year for Santa," Santa Claus said. It was going to be a long day, but there will certainly be some magic in the air as he worked through. He took a quick look at his hair and... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 24, 2014

County Airport Marks One Year In Airport Management

There won’t be any huge celebrations marking one year. No balloons, no flowers, no parties, only a silent passing of the one year anniversary since Valley County took over the Wokal Field Glasgow International Airport. While the airport is out of...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 24, 2014

Walking By Faith: Traveling Around The United States By Foot

It all started with a story. Prayer Circles by Mark Batterson. He never even finished the book before he was ready for a challenge. Something that even he, himself, thought was a little crazy. He was...

 

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