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Articles from the April 2, 2014 edition

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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 2, 2014

Meth's Hold: Trying To Escape It

This is the sixth and final part of a series of articles focusing on educating the community about drug use in Valley County. "It's the devil's drug, I really believe that," Misty Raup said. It was a... Full story

 By Heidi Johnson    News    April 2, 2014

A Cut Above: Simeniuk Signs Off As FFA VP

Gwynn Simeniuk gave her retiring address as 2013-14 state FFA first vice president last weekend, March 27-30, in Great Falls at the Montana State FFA Convention. Simeniuk has spent a busy and...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 2, 2014

Battles Set For School Elections

As the school year is coming closer to a close, schools are getting ready for their upcoming elections. School elections will be held on Tuesday, May 6. Nashua has two Board of Trustees positions on the ballot. Incumbents Joe Laumeyer and Ryan...


Obamacare Sign-Up Ain't Over Till It's Over

The Obamacare rollout has again gone into overtime, extending beyond the March 31 deadline to enroll for health insurance for 2014. Montana Insurance Commissioner Monica J. Lindeen on Tuesday released the following statement: “If you tried to log...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 2, 2014

Accidental Shooting Rattles Neighborhood

Law enforcement responded in full force on Saturday, March 29, when a caller reported a bullet coming through a Glasgow area living room wall and lodging into the wall across the room. Valley County Sheriff Glen Meier said the Sheriff’s Office...

 By David Irving    Opinion    April 2, 2014

Tear Down That Wall

Dear Editor: On March 31 at a special School Board meeting, the Board unanimously passed my motion to approve the remodeling plans for the Glasgow High School. The motion to approve the design was... Full story


Take Me Home, Country Roads

On a warm, lazy, summer’s day, I decided to go for a drive. I wasn’t headed anywhere in particular, just somewhere. Turning off the highway, I slowly drove along a country road. No houses were in sight. The air was filled with the sounds of a...

 By Steven Page    Opinion    April 2, 2014

Detention Center Paying Off For County?

Dear Editor: Commissioner Pippin’s report that the Valley County Detention Center had become profitable at a recent public meeting was further expanded on by Commissioner Reinhardt in last week’s Courier. I am not in a position to debate the...


Initiative 169 Itself Is A Trap

Dear Editor: Initiative 169, which animal rights activists have proposed to ban trapping on public lands in Montana, is a mistake that Montanans can prevent from happening. Right now, activists who don’t understand Montana’s hunting, fishing and...


Chub And The Tub

Dear Editor: In your March 5 paper’s Yesterday’s Courier Memories column it was said that 25 years ago, Thursday, March 2, 1989, a Nashua group entertaining at Valley View Home included Chub Desonia on the “tuba.” I enjoyed a good laugh as...


Have A Say On Your Power Bill

Want to make your voice heard on a deal which, if approved, will affect your power bill for a generation to come? The Public Service Commission is holding 19 public meetings throughout the State of Montana to take public comment on NorthWestern...

 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    April 2, 2014

OMG, It's Technology!

If you are of an age where you remember stuff I have written about, you may also be entering the age of being technology challenged. As hard as I try, I find there are way too many things beyond me. I struggle with “texting” and refuse to buy a p... Full story


Change And Growth On The Way?

Last week close to two dozen individuals showed up to see what speaker Karn Vanni, from BEST (Building Economic Strength Together) and RDI (Rural Dynamics, Inc.), had to say about rural economics. Attendees ranged from individuals looking to improve...


Hartvik Palmer Garsjo

Hartvik Palmer Garsjo, 93, passed away peacefully of natural causes on March 26, 2014, at Prairie Ridge Village in Glasgow. He was born on April 6, 1920, to North Valley County homesteaders, Adolf and...


Kerry Ann Ross

Kerry Ann (Minnerath) Ross, 63, passed away of natural causes Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at Garden Grove Medical Center in Garden Grove, Calif. She suffered from severe rheumatoid arthritis, asthma and COPD. Cremation has taken place and a memorial...


W. Lois Lonnquist

W. Lois (Smith) Lonnquist, 78, passed away on Thursday, March 27, 2014, in Helena. She was born to Leonard and Stella (Fisher) Smith in Spokane, Wash., May 30, 1935, and lived most of her life in...


Clifford Raymond Keller

Clifford Raymond Keller passed away Saturday, March 29, 2014, in Glasgow, Mont., at the age of 57. Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 6, at 1 p.m. at Bell Mortuary in Glasgow, Mont. He was...


Nolan Hughes

Nolan Hughes, 64, died Sunday, March 30, 2014, at his home in Glasgow. A Celebration of Life service will be held at the Assembly of God Church in Glasgow on Saturday, April 5, at 10:30 a.m., with refreshments following the service. A complete...


Schmeckfest 2014!

Here's an overhead view of the scene at last week's Schmeckfest in Lustre Christian High School, which was a smashing success again this year. More than 900 people were served. Guests, such as alumni... Full story


Highlanders Slam Through Competition

The Glasgow Highlanders traveled to the Billings Metra for the Montana Open this past weekend. 28 Highlanders were part of the 1,600 wrestlers that competed in the tournament. The Open is the premier... Full story

 By Quinn Robinson    Sports    April 2, 2014

Stairway To Success

As the Glasgow Scottie track and field team continues to practice in preparation for their first meet this weekend, a familiar face could be seen walking around the field. John LaBonty. LaBonty, less...

 By Lih-An Yang    Sports    April 2, 2014

Kiwanis Swim Season Nearing

Warmer temperatures and longer daylight have our swimmers dreaming about lanes and laps again! The board members of the Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team (GKST) have been busy planning for the 2014 summer. The officers on the board are: President--Melani...

 By Thom Schultz    Sports    April 2, 2014

Field Of Dreams Envisioned

The 2014 baseball season is coming up fast with Babe Ruth and American Legion signups behind us and practices ready to start. With an astounding growth in local interest, while other Montana cities can’t field teams, we had over 50 kids sign up...

 By Quinn Robinson    Sports    April 2, 2014

Bozeman Tier II Team In National Tournament

A remarkable season for the Bozeman Tier II team will culminate this week at they participate in the National Tournament in Wayne, N.J. The tournament begins with pool play which runs through Friday. The pool play will determine the seeding that the...


BLM: Special Rec Permit In Works

The Bureau of Land Management Glasgow Field Office is seeking public input regarding an application for a Special Recreation Permit for providing commercially guided big game hunting on BLM administered public lands in north Valley County and...


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