Articles from the January 8, 2014 edition

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Radioactive Waste, Bison and XL

January • The winter storm that hit northeast Montana on Thursday night, Jan. 10, wasn't a surprise. It had been making its way across the state, heralded by the forecasters. But its intensity on... Full story

 

Polar Vortex? Arctic Weather Settles In

Every major news station has picked up the phrase, polar vortex. Has Glasgow really been sucked into some vortex that's dropped the temperatures below zero? The easy answer to that is no. Tanja...

 

Another Area Resident, Bob Rorvig, Joins Century Club

A Prairie Ridge resident rang in the New Year with a birthday. Robert "Bob" Rorvig celebrated 100 years of life last week, while friends and family gathered to wish him well. Rorvig explained that he...

 

Healthcare In County Faces Changes

Health prevention is becoming a bigger focus in the medical industry. Many of the mandates in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have hospitals and healthcare professionals focusing on prevention strategies to keep people from becoming a diabetic or to...

 

Unemployment Rate 3.5% In Valley County

Montana’s unemployment rate held steady at 5.2 percent in November, while Valley County’s unemployment rate hit a low 3.5 percent. The state’s rate has declined by half a percent over the last year. The national unemployment rate remains...

 

Bison, Hunters and Landowners

Another hunting season is behind us. Once again, our family handed out materials detailing some of the political challenges facing citizens of Valley and Phillips counties. The ongoing threat of unfenced, state-owned bison figured prominently. Some... Full story

 

A No-Resolution Resolution

A new year has arrived. 2014. Wow! I remember as a child wondering if I’d still be alive in the year 2000, and what would life be like then if I was. I think I was all of 10 at the time. To think of living to the age of 60 or 70 or 80 is hard for a...

 
 By Glenn Oppel    Opinion    January 8, 2014

Protect The Sage Grouse

Gov. Bullock has taken on a tough task: developing a Greater Sage Grouse habitat policy that won’t harm Montana’s economy. His plan must be in place before the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decides in 2015 if the bird should be listed as...

 

Dear Congress

I remember a phrase we had to type over and over in Mr. Shaw’s typing class. “Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their party.” Remember that one? If you are under 50 years old you most likely don’t, but anyway ... That...

 

Mary Emma Jackman

Mary Emma (Falcon) Jackman, 100, of Glasgow, formerly of Trenton, N.D., died in her sleep Friday morning, Jan. 3, 2014, in the Valley View Nursing Home in Glasgow. A vigil with a rosary will be 7...

 

Clifford Lee Reddick

Clifford Lee Reddick, 61, of Nashua, Mont., died of heart failure on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 11, at 11 a.m. at Our R...

 

Audrey I. Parke

Audrey I. (Johnson) Parke, 91, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at the Intermountain Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah after suffering a heart attack while spending the holidays with her son in Park...

 

From The Ground Up

Glasgow AAU wrestling is back on the mat for another year with coach Jory Casterline leading some feisty newcomers and veteran youngsters who look learn and sharpen their wrestling skills in a town... Full story

 

Seeing Double

The Turner Lady Tornadoes traveled to Hinsdale last Thursday to test their skills against the Hinsdale Lady Raiders. Hinsdale put a hurtin' on the Turner, amassing 17 first quarter points while...

 
 By Ron Selden    Sports    January 8, 2014

FWP To Discuss Hunting Regulations

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has scheduled four public meetings along the Hi-Line in January to discuss tentative hunting regulations for the next two years. A total of 43 of the public gatherings are scheduled across the state. In FWP Region 6,... Full story

 

Bozeman U18 Sports Glasgow Flavor

Three players from the Glasgow Ice Dawgs high school team helped a Bozeman based U18 hockey team earn second place in a Missoula high school tournament. Glasgow High School players Harley Eliason, Ryan Padden, and Connor Simensen played key roles in...

 

Wrestling Wins Mixer

Glasgow wrestling hosted a mixer last Thursday with Malta and Wolf Point. The Scotties continue to see success on the mat from each of their wrestlers. Kasey Seyfert went 1-0 in the mixer with a pin. Cody King continued his torrid pace on the season...

 

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