Articles from the February 19, 2014 edition

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Is The Brain On Drugs, Or Are Drugs On The Brain?

This is Part 2 of a series of articles focusing on educating the community about drug use in Valley County. It's a chicken or the egg question. Which came first? Do drug users develop mental problems... Full story

 

Bullock Wants FBI To Stay

Eastern Montana has seen an increase in crimes and drug activity closer to the areas that have exploded in population and jobs near the oil fields. The Federal Bureau of Investigations currently has an office located in Sidney, and there have been...

 

It's A Three-For-All In Commissioner District 1

Another two names have been added to the race for Valley County Commissioner District 1. Russell Dahl filed for the seat last week, and Paul Tweten filed to run on Friday. Both are running against Dan Carr. Commissioner Dave Pippin announced at the...

 

Farmers Market Site Ripening

While many will remember the last few decades of fresh produce being offered at the "Red Rock Plaza," they might not have realized they were walking on contaminated ground. The park located at 135...

 

Derby Day

The 17th annual ice fishing derby hosted by the Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture took place on Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Dredge Cuts Trout Pond in Fort Peck. David Combs won the... Full story

 

Ice Fishing Derby Winner

David Combs was the winner of the 17th annual Ice Fishing Derby on February 15, and took home $2,000 cash prize.... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    News    February 19, 2014

Tester, Walsh Stopping By

U.S. Sens. Jon Tester and John Walsh have a Glasgow visit on their calendar Thursday, February 20. The stop comes at a noteworthy time for both. Tester is the new chairman of the Senate's Indian Affairs Committee and Gov. Bullock recently appointed... Full story

 

What About St. Andrew?

Now that we have passed a holiday of love and we head into a holiday known for the four leaf clovers and green dancing leprechauns, I can't help but think of the holidays missed in Glasgow. While the... Full story

 

Tester Talks Indian Affairs

Living in Montana, you’re never too far from Indian Country.  But I live closer than most.  Right down the road from my farm in Big Sandy is the Rocky Boys Reservation, home to the Chippewa-Cree Tribe. Standing up for Indian Country is a...

 

Revisiting The 18th Amendment

Once called the “Noble Experiment” and actually named the National Prohibition Act of 1919, and written not by its sponsor Andrew J. Volstead of Minnesota but by Wayne Wheeler of the Anti-Saloon League, the Volstead act went into effect on Jan....

 

The Day The Roxie Died

A recent picture in The Courier featured the fire at the Roxy Theatre. How many of you remember that fire? It consumed a good portion of Glasgow businesses on 2nd Avenue South, as well as the north side of 5th Street. I vaguely remember lots of smoke...

 

Say Hello TO 'Relentless Goodbye'

The book "Relentless Goodbye" by Ginnie Horst Burkholder is an extremely well-written, care-giving memoir that would be great reading for professionals, current caregivers in a home or facility...

 

Marie Martha Black Dog

Martha Marie Black Dog, 69, passed away from natural causes on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at the Billings Clinic. A vigil service will be held Thursday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. and funeral services will be...

 

Duane Sibley

Duane Sibley, 72, left his loved ones and quietly passed from this earthly world from his home in Wyota on Saturday evening, Feb. 15, 2014, of natural causes. He was born to Fred "Bud" and Ruby...

 

William Maurice Thomas

William M. "Bill" Thomas passed away on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, from complications after a fall on Jan. 14, when he broke several ribs. He grew up in Quilcene, Wash., the son of Maurice A. Thomas and...

 

Lorena M. Stein

Lorena M. (Pehan) Stein, 93, passed away peacefully in RiverStone Hospice Home and went to be with our Lord on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. She was born to Frank and Margret Pehan on Oct. 4, 1920, in Glentana, Mont. She married Sylvester Stein on June 25,...

 

Theodore M. Dolney

Theodore “Ted” M. Dolney, 92, of Billings, passed away in RiverStone Hospice Home and went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. He was born to Leo and Rose Dolney in Glenville, S.D., on Aug. 24, 1921. He was raised in Glenville and...

 

Leaving It All On The Mat

Starting out with a bang. That's exactly how Glasgow wrestling head coach Trevor Newman described the first day of the State Meet in Billings on Friday. "I was please that we had four of the five reac... Full story

 

Catch Them If You Can

It's playoff time. The regular season has come to an end and now it's time to see how special this season can be for the Glasgow boys basketball team. Glasgow secured the No. 1 seed in the District...

 

Hinsdale Wins Going Into 2C Districts

Scobey came to Hinsdale last Friday to contest the mettle of the Hinsdale Raiders and discovered Hinsdale’s mettle is metal. It was the last home game ever for Hinsdale’s three senior girls, Whitney Molina, Bethany Lacock and Chadaya Christensen...

 

Glasgow's Finest

Glasgow's Ryan Padden had a breakout weekend of hockey scoring four goals in a single game and tallying the game winning goal to lead the Montana IceDogs U18 boys to victory in the Salt Lake City...

 

Ducks Unlimited Banquet Nears

The Missouri/Milk River chapter of Ducks Unlimited will be hosting its 28th Annual Fundraising banquet in support of DU’s 77th year of existence on Saturday, March 8 at the Cottonwood Inn with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. Ken Jansa, officer with the... Full story

 

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