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 By Dane Osen    News    April 26, 2017 

CASA Sows Change with Pinwheel Garden

The recent placement of dozens of pinwheels on the slope on the underpass has left some in the community curious. The blue and silver pinwheel is the symbol of child abuse prevention and were placed t... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    April 26, 2017 

Two Rivers Organizes Community Spring Cleaning

Two Rivers Economic Growth has organized a community beautification project dubbed Valley County Clean Sweep. The event calls upon local businesses and citizens to aid in efforts to spring clean our communities in the county. T&R Trucking was tapped... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    April 26, 2017 

Pioneer Museum Resumes Summer Schedule

The Pioneer Museum will be resuming their summer schedule on Monday, May 1. Museum staff is in spring cleaning mode at the facility this week in preparation for the additional traffic that is... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    April 26, 2017 

Gateway Club Closes Doors

The Gateway Club closed its doors on Sunday, April 23. According to former employees, the local landmark at the western end of the Fort Peck Dam was shut down, taking its status from temporarily closed to permanently shuttered. The iconic bar and... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    April 19, 2017

District Court Brief

On Monday morning a sentencing hearing was held for Adam Kelley in District Court in Glasgow. Kelley was convicted earlier this year on theft charges stemming from stealing items from several garages around Glasgow, and ultimately resulting in the... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    April 19, 2017

Teach Your Children Pet Safety

With the warming weather, people and their pets will be outdoors more often. To promote safer interaction with dogs, the Valley County Health Department has prepared some tips for parents to teach their children that lowers their chances of being... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    April 12, 2017

County Brief

Valley County Commissioners would like it to be known that the Milk River Bridge south of Nashua will be getting the deck replaced this summer. Early indications show that the project should take 10 weeks and traffic will be limited to a single... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    April 12, 2017

Two Generations of Airmen

Following in the footsteps of his grandfather (Mitch Etchart), Ethan Etchart has enlisted in the US Air Force. He recently completed job training, and is eager to begin serving his country as an... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    April 12, 2017

Drug Arrests, Jondahl Charged

During a traffic stop along Highway 2 on April 6, sheriff’s deputies discovered a concealed weapon and drugs on Aaron Todd Morris of Spokane, Wash. While initially pulled over for speeding, authorities discovered Morris was also driving without a... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    April 5, 2017

Law Enforcement Brief

The Valley County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Glasgow man on drug related charges last week. Michael Wagner, 31, was taken into custody by VCSO on March 31 after being charged with possession of dangerous drugs (methamphetamine and marijuana) and... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    March 29, 2017

County Brief

On March 22, Valley County Commissioners agreed upon the hiring of Zach Lypszyc as Assistant County Attorney. Lypszyc has interned with the Valley County Attorney for the last two years. He will graduate this summer and is expected to pass the bar... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    March 29, 2017

Search Warrant in St. Marie Results in Multiple Arrests

A search warrant executed March 24 by the Tri-Agency Task Force and Valley County Sheriff's Department in St. Marie led to several criminal charges and an ongoing investigation. The search of a residence located at 389 C Hickory Street turned up... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    March 22, 2017

Theater's Chinese Auction a Success

This year's Chinese Auction at the Fort Peck Fine Arts Council was a smashing success. The event was held at the Cottonwood this year and was attended by an estimated 250 people. The event went... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    March 22, 2017

County Brief

With the recent appointment of Ryan Zinke as Secretary of the Interior, commissioners continue to prepare for the upcoming special election. The election will fill the seat left vacant by Zinke in Congress and will take place on May 25. How this... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    March 15, 2017

Missouri River Country Draws Tourists to Region

Missouri River Country is Montana’s northeastern tourism region which covers Garfield, McCone, Phillips, Valley, Sheridan, Daniels, Richland and Roosevelt Counties along with the Fort Peck Indian Reservation. The organization is managed by a... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    March 15, 2017

Upcoming Gardening Classes Available for Young Green Thumbs

The Junior Master Gardener Program (JMG) is an educational youth project offered to students in grades four through six. Students enrolled in JMG will receive horticultural and environmental science education while also developing leadership and... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    March 8, 2017

Court Brief: Two Men Sentenced on Unrelated Meth Charges

Judge Yvonne Laird handed down sentences in two unrelated drug cases on March 6 in District Court. The two men were both convicted of charges of possession of dangerous drugs with intent to distribute. Cody Tolliver, originally from Great Falls, was... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    March 8, 2017

Valley County Search and Rescue Raffle Winner

For the past 20 years the Valley County Search and Rescue (VCSAR) has been serving Northeast Montana. Established in 1997 by Alvie Hallock and Greg Speer under the direction of Valley County... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    March 1, 2017

County Brief

Last week, the Valley County Commissioners were all taken to jail by the Vally County Sheriff’s Department, where they were given a tour. As they were guided through the facility, the commissioners had the opportunity to inspect the changes,... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    February 22, 2017

Law Enforcement Brief

An appearance is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 23 in Valley County District Court for Donald Jay Witkowski, who will make his initial appearance in court on charges related to the death of Glasgow’s Evelynn Garcia. Witkowski is expected to enter a... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    February 15, 2017

Residents at Roosevelt Hotel Relocated

On Feb. 10, the Glasgow Police Department responded to a complaint from a resident at the Roosevelt Hotel regarding water coming in from the ceiling. Responding Officer Trent Gamas observed water leaking from the ceiling on the third floor and... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    February 15, 2017

FPST to Perform in Glasgow, Auditions Set for Sunday

Come see what the Fort Peck Summer Theatre has to offer in 2017 with a theatrical reading production of Sorry Wrong Number by Lucille Fletcher. The classic mystery began as a radio play, originally ai... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    February 15, 2017

County Brief

On Feb. 8 during the Valley County Commissioner Meeting, commissioners agreed to contribute a donation of $1,000 to the St. Mary’s Irrigation Project. The funds will be used to produce a film that demonstrates the need to rehabilitate the... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    February 8, 2017

County Brief: Grazing Fee Hike

The Valley County Commissioners made the decision to raise grazing fees from $13 to $14.01 on Feb. 1. The increased amount now matches the state’s current rate. The county currently has 2,401 animal unit months (AUM) available for the 14,5550... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    February 1, 2017

Court Brief

Karla Nix, 57, of St. Marie, was arraigned in Valley County District Court on Jan. 30. Nix is currently incarcerated in the Valley County Detention Center on the charge of exploitation of an older person, a felony. If convicted, the charge carries a... Full story

 

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