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Articles from the June 19, 2013 edition

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 By Samar Fay    News    June 19, 2013

The Lifesaver

A Glasgow police officer has been awarded the Montana Medal of Valor for his actions that saved the life of a law enforcement dispatcher who was trapped in a burning truck. The medal was presented to... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    News    June 19, 2013

Courier Wins Two More Firsts Statewide

MISSOULA – The Glasgow Courier won two statewide awards for first place and three for second during the Montana Newspaper Association’s 2013 convention last week in Missoula. The Courier’s big winners in the MNA’s annual Better Newspaper Cont... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    News    June 19, 2013

Justiss Firemoon's Got Talent

America’s got talent. The Hi-Line’s got talent. Justiss Firemoon’s got it, too. Firemoon, the Hi-Line’s representative at Saturday night’s Miss Montana Pageant, won the talent competition with her singing of “Phantom of the Opera.” In...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    June 19, 2013

Canadian Oil Firm Pulls Lease Offer

A Canadian oil exploration company has withdrawn the offer it made to lease minerals on land belonging to Valley County, citing the difficulty of conducting business under restrictions intended to...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    June 19, 2013

Floodwater Gone; Storm In Forecast

After two weeks above flood stage, the Milk River at Glasgow dropped below the 25-foot flood stage on Tuesday and is expected to fall quickly, to around 16 feet on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service office in Glasgow. The river...

 
 By Sandy Laumeyer    Opinion    June 19, 2013

My Two Dads

For a while now there’s been a commercial on television with a little boy saying his dad doesn’t wear a cape or can beam heat rays from his eyes or have super strength – but that his Dad is just “super.” Just as I was blessed having two...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    June 19, 2013

Happy Motoring

I was on a little road trip a couple of weeks ago and had the privilege of meeting a long string of cars heading for a car show. That will trigger memories – not all to share, you understand. However, it brought to mind a couple of the old slogans... Full story

 
 By David L. Pippin    Opinion    June 19, 2013

I'm Concerned About Integrity Of Resource Management Plan

My main comment on this Resource Management Plan is the integrity of this document and what it should be. Will the taxpayer and residents of the affected counties be confident with this document? Upon further examination, I find that many things...

 
 By Sen. John Brenden    Opinion    June 19, 2013

Thinking Things Over At Brenden Farms

Hello from Brenden Farms. I have waited until all of the voting was finished on the governor’s vetoes and the override attempts to give my report. Unfortunately all of the vetoes were sustained. Gov...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    June 19, 2013

Benchmark Moment

Everybody at Nemont Manor enjoyed the comfortable wooden bench at the end of the sidewalk, but it was getting weathered. People were afraid it would fall apart, and that was a shame, since it was a...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    June 19, 2013

Commissioners Hear Complaint About Transit Rate Increase

Harry Ratzky is protesting the decision to raise rates for rides on the Valley County Transit buses. He told the Valley County commissioners on Tuesday that he believes the increase is in violation of the Montana Civil Rights Act and probably the...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    June 19, 2013

Board Hires Teachers, Coaches

The Glasgow School Board hired two teachers at the regular meeting on June 12. Lily Himsl and Kevin Alt will teach fifth grade, replacing J Billingsley, who has resigned to move to another school district. A list of winter head coaches and fall and...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    June 19, 2013

City Makes Counter Offer

The Glasgow City Council discussed contracts with its unionized employees, police department and city attorney at the regular meeting on Monday. The counter offer from the union was a $.50 raise and an increase in health insurance for two years, but...

 
 Obituaries    June 19, 2013

Leonard J. Boos

Leonard J. Boos, 83, died Thursday, June 13, 2013, of respiratory failure at St. Vincent’s Healthcare in Billings, Mont. He was born on Jan. 27, 1930, to August Antone and Anna Loretta (Young)...

 
 Obituaries    June 19, 2013

Harry Leon Buchanan

Harry Leon Buchanan, 101, of Helena, Mont., formerly of Big Fork, Mont., died Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in Helena. A Memorial Service will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, June 28, at Retz Funeral Home in He...

 
 Obituaries    June 19, 2013

Elizabeth 'Bettie' Hall

Elizabeth “Bettie” (Tryon) Hall, 93, formerly of Glasgow, died of natural causes on Thursday, May 16, 2013, in Joseph, Ore. Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 22, at 3 p.m. at the First...

 
 Obituaries    June 19, 2013

Irvin Neil Stahl

Irvin Neil Stahl, 84, beloved dad, grandpa, great-grandpa, brother and uncle, was escorted into heaven Tuesday, June 11, 2013, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. A Celebration of life...

 
 By J. Levi Burnfin    Sports    June 19, 2013

Reds On Roll

The slugging Reds continued their offensive outpour for a perfect 7-0 record on the week. Coming into the Aaron’s Tournament in Billings on Saturday and Sunday, the Reds were averaging nearly 10... Full story

 
 By J. Levi Burnfin    Sports    June 19, 2013

Longest Dam Races Through Generations

Over 280 participants ran, walked or biked the Longest Dam Race on Saturday, enjoying near perfect weather at the 19th annual event. A brisk wind that gave runners, walkers and bikers trouble on the...

 
 By J. Levi Burnfin    Sports    June 19, 2013

Spring Sports Smarties

At Glasgow High School, student really does come before athlete in student-athlete. Across three sports, GHS had 28 student-athletes qualify for academic all-state. To qualify, students must earn a...

 
 By J. Levi Burnfin    Sports    June 19, 2013

Heavy Metal

There were close to 10,000 collisions in Glasgow on Saturday. All of them were with malicious purpose as 17 drivers and cars participated in the 80s & Up Demolition Derby at the Glasgow Fairgrounds....

 
 By J. Levi Burnfin    Sports    June 19, 2013

Montana Routs N.D. In Badlands

For the 15th time in 20 tries, Montana defeated North Dakota in the Knights of Columbus Badlands Bowl on Saturday in Miles City. Montana jumped out of the gates for a 29-point lead in the first... Full story

 
 By J. Levi Burnfin    Sports    June 19, 2013

Short-Handed Glasgow Kiwanis Takes Third

Only 17 Glasgow Kiwanis swimmers made the trip to Roundup for a two-day meet over the weekend. Glasgow still came home with a third-place trophy. Even after an impressive opening meet the weekend...

 
 Sports    June 19, 2013

Cal Ripken Majors Tournament

Not Pictured: Nashua Purple Roster: Gavin Adkins, Dylan Sanner, Daniel Parpart, Toby Glasoe, Eli Zeluff, Dillon Yoss, Trace Laumeyer, Jace Nickels, Anika Peters, Brennen Peters, Ethan... Full story