Articles from the January 13, 2016 edition

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Johnny Holm Band Show a Hit

Forget dueling pianos. The Johnny Holm Band turned their concert this past Friday night into a true community event with "dueling microphones." The band shared their mikes with several concert-goers,...

 

Social Media Use Suspected in Scam Attempt

Last week, a local business was solicited by an inmate currently incarcerated in South Carolina, who asked for $100 for his canteen (commissary) and in exchange he would pay the business back $150. Th...

 
 By Lisa A. Olk    News    January 13, 2016

New Trends in Agriculture Seminar Comes to the Cottonwood

The Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce, Glasgow Implement Dealers and Montana Wheat & Barley Committee present New Trends in Agriculture seminar to be held in Glasgow. This will be the tenth agriculture seminar sponsored by the Chamber Agriculture...

 

41st Christmas Bird Count in Fort Peck Beats Record for Species

The Forty-first Annual Christmas Bird Count was held on Dec. 19. A record number of 60 species were found during the daylong count which covered a circle 15 miles in diameter centered at the flagpole...

 

Wheatgrass Artist of the Month: Arnold Hill

Nashua's Arnold Hill poses with Wheatgrass proprietor Mary Fahlgren during an artist reception at the gallery on Jan. 8. The metal sculptor works with found materials such as steel, brass and copper... Full story

 

Farm Bureau Protests BLM Decision on Flat Creek Allotment

The Montana Farm Bureau Federation has sent a letter to Vinita Shea, Field Manager for the Bureau of Land Management in Malta protesting the recent decision of approval of the American Prairie Reserve’s (APR) request for change of use on the Flat C...

 

Bethanie Knight of Edward Jones Receives Certified Financial Planner Certification

Bethanie Knight of the financial services firm Edward D. Jones and Company in Glasgow has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) to use the certification mark CFP®. Knight successfully completed CFP...

 

Lady Scotties Score Two Wins vs Nashua and Harlem Record Extends to 2-0 in Conference; 6-2 Overall

Fans of the Glasgow Scotties and the Nashua Porcupines filed into Scottie Gymnasium Friday night for a few non-conference games. The evening began with the varsity Lady Scotties taking on the varsity...

 

Thibault Transfers to DSU

According to the Dickinson State Blue Hawk's website, DSU Head Baseball Coach Jason Watson has announced former Glasgow resident and Scottie athlete Jason Thibault has signed with the Blue Hawks for...

 

Two Weekends, Two Losses, Two Wins Bantam Ice Dawgs Split Four Home Games

Over the last two weekends, the Glasgow Bantam Ice Dawgs were challenged by formidable opponents in four home games. The first weekend in January, the Ice Dawgs faced the Billings Junior Bulls in a...

 

GHS Speech and Drama Grabs Second Place Speech Trophy

The Glasgow Speech and Drama invitational was held Saturday, Jan. 9 at GHS, and Glasgow placed second overall in speech. The team dominated in the extemporaneous category with Eric Covall placing...

 
 By Lih-An Yang    Sports    January 13, 2016

Scottie Boys Three-game Winning Streak Snapped by Harlem

The Scottie boys split their weekend competition with a dominant win over the Nashua Porcupines at home, 71-27, and a tough loss at the Harlem Wildcats' gym, 37-36. Ending their three-game winning str...

 

Wrestlers Place Fourth in Cut Bank

After a dual meet in Glendive and a primer mixer in Chester, the Scottie wrestlers continued on to Cutbank for the annual invitational held there. Out of 32 teams, Glasgow placed fourth. Strong...

 

Porcupines Sweep Coyotes in Hoops

The Nashua boys and girls faced Dodson on Saturday, Jan. 2, and both teams prevailed over their opponent. In the first game of the night, the Lady Porcupines defeated the Lady Coyotes with a final score of 52-30. The game was relatively quiet until...

 

Mavericks Defeat Porcupines in Two Games Split Games in Scobey

The North Country Mavericks traveled to Nashua Thursday night for two games against the Porcupines. The varsity girls started off the evening just a little after 6 p.m. The Lady Mavs undoubtedly dominated the entire contest, but the scrappy Lady...

 

Lions Unable to Conquer Indians, Fall to Poplar

The Lustre Christian Lions traveled to Poplar to face the Indians for their first game of the new year on Tuesday, Jan. 5. The Lady Lions took to the court in the first game of the night, and if not for the slow start in the first quarter of the... Full story

 

Classifieds of the week

Classifieds from the week of 01-13-16...  PDF

 

To My Grandchildren: Part II

Last week I wrote a column titled To My Grandchildren. There was more I wanted to add to that column but wasn’t able to, so this week I’m finishing what I wanted to say. Refrain from gossiping. It isn’t good for anyone -- not for the person...

 

Look Beyond the Surface

The news of the death of rocker David Bowie and the listings of all his accomplishments has me thinking of my mortality and what kind of legacy I’m leaving behind. (David was the same age my big brother is now. I admire the both of them.) I’m...

 

Don't Forget FAFSA

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) season is here and nonprofit Student Assistance Foundation encourages all Montanans who want to pursue postsecondary education in the upcoming academic year to complete this form. With the nation-wide...

 

Considering Colstrip

What happens if we lose Colstrip? “It’ll look like Ground Zero.” That’s what the mayor of Colstrip told me during a recent visit. To Colstrip moms like Cheryl Fulkerson, it means her husband and her son may both lose their jobs in the coal...

 
 By Ryan Zinke    Opinion    January 13, 2016

Making America SAFE

Last week, in two separate stings in Texas and California, the FBI arrested two Iraqi refugees for connections to terrorism. These individuals were screened in accordance with the Obama Administration’s “rigorous” vetting standards, which...

 

Prominent 'Old Stuff'

I love seeing the pictures of old Glasgow buildings, or other historical places that are often in the Courier.  I am sure that comes as a shock when you consider that I like remembering the “old stuff”. The old County Courthouse often comes to...

 

Donald John Baker

Donald John Baker, 73, passed away Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, in Mexico. Funeral arrangements are pending. A full obituary will appear in the Courier later on.... Full story

 

Suzanne Charlene Brenna

Suzanne Charlene Brenna, 68, passed away Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. A memorial service will be held on Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, at 11 a.m. at Bell Mortuary in Glasgow. A full obituary will appear in next week's paper.... Full story

 

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