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 By Dane Osen    News    August 2, 2017

County Brief

Last week Valley County Commissioners met with people from the Keystone Pipeline and discussed new developments on the project and updates on their plan for the area. Some of the plans include improvements being made to three county roads that the...

 

Paint Run/Walk Set for Aug. 19

The third annual Paint Run/Walk will be on Saturday, Aug. 19, in Glasgow. The run/walk is a 2.5 mile untimed event highlighted by participants being sprayed with powdered paint at various points along the course. The event is jointly sponsored by...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 2, 2017

Police Charge Man With Arson

The Glasgow Fire Department responded to a fire at the La Casa Hotel on Friday. When they arrived they discovered that someone had started a gas can on fire and luckily the flames were nearly out. The small blaze caused some damage to the building,...

 
 By James Walling    News    August 2, 2017

GPD Reminder: Lock Your Doors

The Glasgow Police department would like to remind area residents to help reduce vehicle break-ins and property theft by locking the doors to property and vehicles. GPD Prevention Specialist Jennifer Fuller explains, “There is a common field of...

 
 By James Walling    News    August 2, 2017

Locals to See Spotlight in FPST's 'Grease'

Fort Peck Summer Theatre's coming production of Grease, opening Aug. 4, stars Glasgow natives Rachel Lynn Pewitt as Rizzo, Tayte Prewett as Frenchy, Lily Helland as Marty, Lauren Kolstad as Patty,...

 
 By Hayley Young    News    August 2, 2017

Valley View Resident Turns 100 Years Old

Valley View's own Robert "Bob" Schumacher is turning 100 years old on Aug. 2. He was born in 1917 in Wisconsin, and has seen many things throughout his life. His time in Wisconsin taught him a love of...

 
 By Josie Braaten    News    August 2, 2017

Health Dept. Continues 'Cardiac Ready' Efforts

On July 26, Registered Nurse Lynn Miller and Health Department Director Connie Boreson with the Valley County Health Department were in the driveway of the Glasgow Fire Hall, ready to spread...

 
 By Sierra Holt    Opinion    August 2, 2017

Letter to the Editor

Editor's Note: The following letter arrived in my inbox on June 28. The delay was unintentional. I was struck by a paragraph in the Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Glasgow Courier (Pg. 2A A Regular Guy’s Money Problems). “With the Upper Missouri Breaks N...

 

For the Love of Glaciers

Being the bad Montanans that we are, my mom and I went to Glacier National Park for the first time ever only a few weeks ago. Over our depressingly short three days in the park, we hiked until we could physically go no further, practically crawling...

 

In The World of Trump

It comes as a surprise to me when I find that people I know and trust support the current state of the country. I try to pry information as to why, what things have been accomplished, and what goods have been done? But I honestly never get a...

 

Thanks, Alexander Graham Bell

The absence of a telephone didn’t bother our family, at least as I recall. We were a letter-writing group, especially during World War II with two brothers in the military awaiting news from home. People walked not for the exercise but to their...

 

Before Bottled Water

Do you remember before bottled water? Can you even imagine what our parents and grandparents would have had to say if anyone would have mentioned a business of bottled water! Of course, if it was a business, there would have to be a charge for it...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – AUG. 2 6-8 p.m. - St. Marie Fire Department training sessions every other Wednesday. To volunteer or questions, call Chief Rob Esaias at 524-8113 or Assistant Chief August Aho at 263-9733. THURSDAY – AUG. 3 “Tough Enough to Wear...

 

Thomas James Miller

Thomas James Miller went to be with our Lord and Savior on Friday, July 28, 2017. He passed away in a tragic car accident, due to no fault of his own. He was born to Wesley and Sheila (Toavs) Miller...

 

James 'Jim' K. Seiler

James "Jim" K. Seiler, age 73, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away on Friday, July 28, 2017, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow. Per his request, cremation has taken place and no services...

 

Onto State: Thunder Qualifies 21 Swimmers

The Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team will be facing some tough competition at the upcoming state swim meet. The Thunder will be competing in the Class A division against Glendive, Columbia Falls, Conrad and...

 
 By Susan Fast    Sports    August 2, 2017

Ranch Rodeo Held at Fairgrounds

A small crowd gathered to watch the Old Mil Ranch Rodeo held at the Valley County Fairgrounds on July 29. Five teams competed in five events: branding, trailering, doctoring, cow milking and stray...

 

Additional Concussion Testing Offered

GHS will be offering additional concussion testing dates: Tuesday, August 8 at 7 p.m. and Thursday, August 10 at 7 p.m. in Room 6 at Glasgow High School. Remember, this testing is mandatory for any new students to the district in grades 6 - 12 that...

 

Hi-Line Farm and Ranch August 2017

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