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 By James Walling    News    June 17, 2015

North by Northeast

This will be the first in a series of travel segments focusing on various sections of Valley County and beyond. A special thanks to Glasgow's Dave Pippin for providing insight, personal connections,...

 

Classifieds

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Dirty Derby a Smash Hit

Milk River Motorsports hosted their annual Spring Demo Derby on June 13, at the Glasgow Fairgrounds. While the number of participants was down from last year (29 to 10), the excitement was not. Rocky...

 
 By James Walling    News    June 17, 2015

Undersheriff Honored in Missoula

Undersheriff Vernon Buerkle was honored for 37 years of service in the Glasgow area with a Distinguished Career award by the Montana Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association June 11 in Missoula....

 
 By James Walling    News    June 17, 2015

Council Responsive to Public on Pets

Questions and comments from the public at the June 15 City Council meeting put a temporary halt to the passage of Ordinance No. 952 regarding limits on the number of cats and dogs residents can own and maintain within city limits. The proposed...

 
 By James Walling    News    June 17, 2015

Stillwater Brew Keeps Lake Traffic Caffeinated

Few things bring up the standard of living more effectively than a really good coffee shop. For residents of Nashua, Park Grove and Fort Peck--as well as a steady stream of Corps workers, tourists,...

 

Road Work Ahead

City workers fill potholes downtown just before 5 a.m. on Friday, June 12. Street Foreman Karl Krause assured attendees at the June 15 City Council meeting that road crews are hard at work despite...

 

The Touch Of A Hand

This column originally ran Aug. 27, 2014. We are reprinting it due to its author's recent win for Best Column Writing at the 2015 Montana Newspaper Association's Better Newspaper Contest. In church last Sunday, I felt a very light touch on the back...

 
 By James Walling    Opinion    June 17, 2015

Courier Wins First in Column Writing, Receives Anonymous Critique

It was a good week for us here at the Courier, at least when it comes to wins and placement in the Montana Newspaper Association's Better Newspaper Contest  Awards for 2015. Our own Sandy Laumeyer took First Place in the Column Writing category....

 

Reader Commentary

I live in Fort Peck, but I spend much of my time in Billings. Because of that, I didn't read last week's Courier until Sunday. I was very disappointed in the review of Krakauer's book. Although DK Holm's level of detail indicates that he actually...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    June 17, 2015

Branding a New Generation

Branding of the current year calf crop has been finished by a lot of our rancher friends. Who remembers the days of a wood fire for the purpose of heating branding irons? I know that many of us have seen an occasional branding using a wood fire, but...

 

Thrivent Investment Management Inc. Tips

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Ethel Lenore Partridge

Ethel Lenore (Rasmussen) Partridge passed peacefully at Valley View Home in Glasgow, Mont., on Thursday, May 21, 2015, at the age of 95. Services and a celebration of her life will be Friday, July 3,...

 

Bessie O. White-Beautry

Bessie O. (McKeage) White-Beautry, 97, a 29-year East Wenatchee resident, passed away on Thursday afternoon, June 4, 2015, at Avalon Adult Care Home in East Wenatchee. An inurnment graveside service will be held at a later date in Evergreen Memorial...

 

Robert Dunseth

Robert Dunseth, 81, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away Monday, June 15, 2015, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow. Services will be held on Thursday, June 18, at 1 p.m. at the Bell...

 

The Best Little Town in the Milk River Valley

This aerial shot of Hinsdale, described as "The Best Little Town in the Milk River Valley," was prepared by Glasgow's Cole Studio in 1949. For more on Hinsdale, see NORTH BY NORTHEAST, Page...

 
 By Lih-An Yang    Sports    June 17, 2015

Fort Peck Lake Sailing Club to Participate in Global Sailing Event on June 20

As part of the 15th annual worldwide Summer Sailstice, on the weekend of June 20, the weekend closest to the summer solstice, the Fort Peck Lake Sailing Club will join sailors around the world to...

 

New Review: Inside Out

Here's why I don't like to review animated movies. After years of dutifully attending all the animated films from Pixar, Disney, DreamWorks, Fox, the recent upstart Laika, and the animés from Japan,...

 

Reviewed in Full: Jurassic World

Jurassic World pretends that earlier sequels Lost World and III didn't happen. Still, it seems that every time a billionaire wants to resurrect a dinosaur for spectator sport, something goes awry and...

 

Thunder Places Second in Malta Invitational Meet

The Glasgow Kiwanis Thunder achieved another strong finish at the Malta swim meet this past weekend. After placing third at the first meet of the season in Harlem two weeks ago, they moved up a notch...

 

Class B All Stars

CLASS B ALL STARS: Four Glasgow football players and one GHS assistant coach participated in the 27th annual Big Sky All-Star Class B Football game in Billings on Saturday, June 13....

 
 By Lih-An Yang    Sports    June 17, 2015

Reds Evaluate Season

The Glasgow Reds baseball team is home again. They weathered eight games in five days on the road—two in Miles City where the Reds split with the Mavericks, then taking silver in the Buffalo Wild Wings Tournament in Billings. The result: Four...

 

Former Scottie Collegiate and All-State Players to Assist at Glasgow Scottie Football Camps

The Glasgow High School will host football camp from Monday, June 29 to Wednesday, July 1 at the Scottie field from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Glasgow Middle School (grades 7-8) and Youth Camp (grades 3-6) will be held on Wednesday, August 5 and...

 

Valley Bank Wins Minors Tourney

When I saw pictures of the Valley Bank minors team with their trophies, I had flashbacks. It seems like just yesterday my own daughter was playing baseball for Valley Bank and her team was...

 

Hunting Registration Begins June 15

Hunters interested in participating in “game-damage” hunts on private land or possible management seasons this year can register online beginning Monday, June 15, with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. Hunters from this roster may be identified...

 

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