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 By James Walling    News    December 13, 2017 

Heavey Gallery Offers Access to Printmaking

Beginning last week, Sean Heavey has been offering access to the high quality printmakers he uses for his own work. The company, F-11 Photo in Bozeman, can print virtually any digital file on a wide...

 
 By James Walling    News    December 13, 2017 

Breakfast Eats, Easy Access at New Trolley Location

Joy Guttenberg’s good (edible) works are known to many in the Glasgow area. That’s about to become truer still. Guttenberg’s Apple Trolley has moved next-door to Albertsons on Highway 2 into the space formerly occupied by The Worx. And no, she...

 
 By James Walling    News    December 6, 2017

Saco Festivities Wrap-Up

Christmas is coming, and nowhere more so than Saco, Mont. According to Heidi Pippin, Santa, hay rides, ice skating, hot soup/chili, hot chocolate/cider, and adult beverages are all on offer at the Hi-Line community festivities scheduled for Dec. 16....

 
 By James Walling    News    December 6, 2017

Tallow Creek Christmas Program

A date has been set for the Tallow Creek Christmas Program after lots of consultation, according to Sierra Stoneberg-Holt. That date is Sat., Dec. 23, at 3 p.m. There will be a program followed by potluck treats. More treats are always welcome, but...

 

Courthouse Square

Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle reports a quiet holiday weekend locally, at least with regard to significant accidents and arrests. County Commissioner Paul Tweten tells us that Great West Engineering made their final inspections Nov. 28 on the...

 

Courthouse Square

Local man William Kratzer was arrested Nov. 14 west of Glasgow. According to County Attorney Dylan Jensen, Kratzer has been charged with felony strangulation of a partner or family member. He was released Nov. 16 on a $25,000 bond with court dates...

 

Community Dinner Set for Thursday

The Senior Citizen’s Center in Glasgow is once again hosting the Valley County Thanksgiving Day dinner. Don’t be confused by the venue. This is a community dinner and all are invited. The time is set for Nov. 23, from noon to 2 p.m., at 328 4th...

 

Montana Dept. of Transportation Scraps Grass Range Round-A-Bout

Montana Department of Transportation Director Mike Tooley announced on Nov. 16 that MDT is scrapping the Grass Range round-a-bout project. Bob Sivertsen, one of the leaders of the effort to stop the round-a-bout, was pleased. “The people really...

 

Single-Auto Accident West of Hinsdale

A driver and child emerged with minor injuries after a rollover crash at mile marker 508 on Highway 2 around 8 a.m. on Nov. 13, according to Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle. Inclement weather including ice and fog were factors in the crash,...

 

Wild Bunch Hits the Cottonwood

Now in its seventeenth year, the Wild Bunch Art Show is coming to the Cottonwood Inn Nov. 17-19. Wild Bunch artists include Leith DeWeese, Whitney Paju, Todd Mandeville and Connie Tveten, among...

 
 By James Walling    News    November 8, 2017

Courthouse Square Happenings

Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle confirms that jail numbers are on the rise. The number of inmates rose from 13 to 41 this week, mainly due to transfers from Yellowstone, Missoula and Ravalli counties. County Planner Rene Clampitt has Valley...

 
 By James Walling    News    November 8, 2017

Slick Roads Make for Dicey Driving

Kaitlin Cusker had a close call on Highway 2 at Nashua on Nov. 4. Snow and ice combined to make a routine southbound turn a genuine cause for alarm for the local rancher. Instead of completing the...

 
 By James Walling    News    November 8, 2017

Veterans Day Program

The program for Veterans Day begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Glasgow Civic Center on Saturday, Nov. 11. The speaker will be Paul Kanning, an American veteran and rancher from Flaxville, Mont. Volunteers from Glasgow High School will be serving breakfast...

 
 By James Walling    News    November 1, 2017

Law Enforcement

The Valley County Health Department’s Connie Boreson updated us on funding for the new drug incinerator we mentioned last week. Until recently, the contents of the county’s red drug collection box at Courthouse Square were sent to Billings for...

 
 By James Walling    News    November 1, 2017

Capitol Christmas Tree to Stop in Glasgow

The rumors are true: The Kootenai National Forest was chosen to provide a tree to appear on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol for the Christmas season. This is the second tree provided to the capital from the National Forest. The tree will be cut on...

 
 By James Walling    News    November 1, 2017

Comfortable for Everyone

We all know eastern Montana is a food wasteland. It's about the only thing I hear people complain about consistently from Havre to Poplar. The watering holes are few and far between. Thankfully,...

 
 By James Walling    News    October 25, 2017

Law Enforcement

According to Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle, the jail had a dramatic reduction in the number of inmates over the past week. The number of beds filled dropped by a total of 27 from a recent high of 50 down to just 35. The bulk of the reduction...

 
 By James Walling    News    October 25, 2017

Cascade Quartet to Play GHS

According to Glasgow's Allison Nichols, the Cascade Quartet is making a scheduled stop at Glasgow High School Oct. 31, with a full concert performance at GHS auditorium. The group will also be...

 
 By James Walling    News    October 25, 2017

Treat Street Set for Tuesday, Oct. 31

The Glasgow Downtown Association is sponsoring Treat Street again this year on Tuesday, Oct. 31, as part of area Halloween festivities. The idea is to increase foot traffic in stores, encouraging shoppers and families to trick or treat in and around...

 
 By James Walling    News    October 18, 2017

Expo Highlights Regional Ag, Community Efforts

The Annual Ag Appreciation Banquet/Night of Honors and the New Trends in Agriculture day-long seminar came together at the Valley Event Center Oct. 13. The event was emceed by Chamber of Commerce Ag...

 
 By James Walling    News    October 18, 2017

Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement James Walling the Courier Larry Edward Gilbert II was sentenced on four misdemeanor charges at the Valley County Courthouse on Oct. 16. The charges included criminal mischief, possession of dangerous drugs and drug paraphernalia, and...

 
 By James Walling    News    October 11, 2017

Fire Prevention Tips, Activities

The theme of this year’s Fire Prevention Week is “Every Second Counts – Plan 2 Ways Out!” The Glasgow Volunteer Fire Department and Valley County Glasgow Long Run Volunteer Fire Department served hot dogs, chips and sodas at no charge at the...

 
 By James Walling    News    October 4, 2017

Pumpkins and Pups

The good people at 2 Pups Pumpkin Patch will be open this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 7-8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. They are located five miles east of Glasgow on Hwy 2 (north side). Admission is two dollars per person (2-years and under free). Carving...

 

Twin Musicians Bring Musical Fusion

The Northeastern Arts Network's Big Sky Series is back with Twin Kennedy, a musical duo featuring West Coast sisters Carli and Julie Kennedy. The sisters hail from the small town of Powell River, BC,...

 

Law Enforcement

According to Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle, a rollover accident occurred south of Glentana on Sept. 26. The driver, Charles Paul Eastly of Opheim, missed a turn in the early morning fog. He was not seriously injured. The Montana Highway...

 

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