Articles from the January 25, 2017 edition
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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
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
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
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...
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
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