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Articles from the January 25, 2017 edition

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 By James Walling    News    January 25, 2017

Trump Signs Executive Action on Keystone XL

President Donald Trump signed an executive action to move forward with the Keystone XL pipeline on Jan 24. He also indicated movement on the Dakota Access oil pipeline, though timelines and other details remain unclear at press time. Trump told repor... Full story

 

Glasgow Woman Charged with Felony Elder Abuse

Karla Nix, 57, was charged Jan. 18 in District Court with felony exploitation of an elder. According to Chief of Glasgow Police Bruce Barstad, the charging documents indicate the alleged offense involved both financial and physical abuse lasting... Full story

 
 By Mark Douglass    News    January 25, 2017

CASA Volunteers Strengthen a Growing Program in Glasgow

Cyndi Baillargeon and Linda Pischel were sworn in Jan. 18 by the Honorable Judge Yvonne Laird to serve as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) in the Seventeenth Judicial District Court of Montana. Baillargeon and Pischel recently completed the... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    January 25, 2017

Winter Grazing Seminar Concludes in Glasgow

Dr. Angus McIntosh, executive director of the National Range Allotment Owners Association, headlined this year's winter grazing seminar at Glasgow's Cottonwood Inn on Jan. 18. The event, hosted by the... Full story

 

Glasgow Road Department Executes Snow Removal Plan

Karl Krause, head of the Glasgow Road Department, told the Courier that they are working to clear the roads of snow. Krause said the city uses their snow removal plan in order to prioritize roads for... Full story

 

District Honor Band and Choir Festival at GHS

Over 250 students from Culbertson, Frazer, Glasgow, Grenora, Hinsdale, Lustre, Malta, Medicine Lake, Nashua, Opheim, Plentywood, Poplar, Saco, Scobey, Westby, Whitewater and Wolf Point schools will... Full story

 

Open Letter to the Legislature

As the 65th MT Legislative Session opened for business last week, the usual calls for budget cuts were exceedingly shrill. What made matters worse this year was the loss of revenue due to the demise of the coal and oil and gas industries in Montana....

 

Winters aren't for Wimps

It seems that this year much of Montana is experiencing a tough winter, but it’s actually not. We are just getting back to winter after last year’s weird spell. Temperature readings haven’t gone wild – yet. No reporting stations have...

 

Inauguration Uff Da

Well it happened. Inauguration day came and went. I was well aware of the fact after briefly checking my Facebook account. It was “lit up,” as the saying goes, by friends on both sides of the political aisle. I vowed to stay clear and avoid any...

 

What I've Learned

I began writing this column as a way to describe my opinions outright. I wanted to take on my thoughts without being swayed or influenced by external pressures. I have done that. I started writing fairly certain of my own thoughts and ideals, but...

 

The Upside of Recycling

"RECYCLE PAPER TOWELS AND NAPKINS," this headline caught my eye one day when I decided to browse the internet. You readers with any age on you, no doubt would have the same reaction as I. Remember when everything was reusable to some extent, and of...

 

Chances & Opportunities

It’s been said that time flies. It surely does. When a couple gets married, they really don’t think about the years ahead. They usually hope to have children. When their children are born, they don’t really understand how fast that time can...

 

Mary Helen Bakken

Mary Helen (Ruud) Bakken, age 70, went to be with Jesus on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. She passed away due to complications from lung cancer. Services will be in Havre on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 1 p.m. at... Full story

 

Hazel M. (Bucher) Granger

Hazel M. (Bucher) Granger, 80, passed away peacefully at her home in Glasgow, Mont. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, with her family surrounding her. She was born on June 21, 1936 to Steven and Helen... Full story

 

Ruby Fitzgerald

Ruby (Conatser) Fitzgerald, 98, of Choteau, Mont., passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at a local care facility. She will be entombed with her loving husband, James, at Arlington National Cemetery later in the Spring. She was born on Feb. 27,... Full story

 

Grace Adeline Squires

Grace Adeline Squires spent her life preparing to meet her Lord and Savior. She left this world peacefully on Tuesday morning, Dec. 20, 2016, to do just that. A memorial service will be held in Glenta... Full story

 

Scottie Grapplers Finish Third In Harlem

Following a warm-up mixer in Chinook Jan. 20, the Scottie wrestlers competed at the Harlem Invitational Jan. 21. Despite wrestling shorthanded for the day, the Scotties placed third with 83.50 points,... Full story

 

Scotties Split Games vs. Sidney, North Country

The Sidney Eagles came from behind to defeat the Scotties in a home game held at Scottie Gymnasium Jan. 19. Although there was only a one-bucket margin in favor of the Eagles at the end of the first q... Full story

 

Scottie Speech and Drama Advances Two to State

On Jan. 20, the Glasgow Speech and Drama team traveled to Culbertson for their Divisional Tournament. Eight members competed in four speech events. Thomas Sebastian and Jordan Billingsley competed in Impromptu, Reece Hunsley in Spontaneous Oral... Full story

 

KC Free Throw Contest

The local KC Council #2997 invites all boys and girls ages 10-14 (as of Jan. 1) to participate in the local level of competition for the 2017 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The local competition will be held at the Glasgow Middle... Full story

 

Lady Scotties Earn Two Wins

The Lady Scotties earned two non-conference wins at home last week, defeating the class A Sidney Lady Eagles Jan. 19, and the class C Lady Mavericks Jan. 21. The starting five players for both games... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum will be closed during the month of January. WEDNESDAY – JAN. 25 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. - The Glasgow City/County Library’s Lego League. Kids ages 6-12 are welcome! 5:30 p.m. - CASA of the Hi-Line will host the new tra... Full story

 

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