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Articles from the August 28, 2013 edition

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 By Samar Fay    News    August 28, 2013

It's Gone: Tommy Rodgers' Sinclair

It stood on U.S. 2 for perhaps 60 years, but now it’s gone. Tommy Rodgers’ turquoise and white Sinclair station, closed for a long time, was knocked down and taken away on Monday. Then a heavy... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    August 28, 2013

Takeover Move At St. Marie

After being rebuffed in their attempt to vote a candidate onto the board of the St. Marie Village Association, a group of owners have declared themselves a majority of the property owners, voted to abolish covenants amended in 1992, terminated the...

 By Samar Fay    News    August 28, 2013

Poplar Jail Escapee Arrested In Park Grove

A man who escaped from the tribal jail in Poplar was apprehended in Park Grove by Valley County sheriff’s deputies on Friday night. According to Sheriff Glen Meier, Eric Bruce Fowler of Wolf Point was awaiting trial for a drug-related offense when...

 By Samar Fay    News    August 28, 2013

Bison Moved To Fort Belknap

A herd of Yellowstone bison from the Fort Peck Reservation was released on Fort Belknap last Thursday, finally fulfilling a plan by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks to quarantine brucellosis-free animals, prove they can remain disease-free, and... Full story


A Lifetime Association

The Glasgow High School Educational Trust said this week that it is honored to announce a recent gift of $10,000 from former Glasgow resident and long-time Glasgow School District Clerk Eunice...

 By Samar Fay    News    August 28, 2013

Corvette Forfeited To Drug Fund

Five thousand dollars has been added to the Valley County drug forfeiture fund as a result of a meth seizure from a Corvette in July. Valley County Sheriff Glen Meier and Undersheriff Vernon Buerkle...

 By Mike Hughes    Opinion    August 28, 2013

Veteran Stand Down Worthy Of Support

Our veterans are struggling to have their needs met as they return from recent conflicts and integrate back into our community. The concept behind a Veteran Stand Down event is to provide our nation’s veterans a safe environment for opportunities... Full story


Love That Dirty Water

I was driving along the irrigation ditch during these last couple days of hot, hot weather and remembered how inviting any water could and can be on a hot day. If you were a country kid, you can remember playing in a water pond in the pasture,... Full story


A Fair Is A Time When ...

Saturday night we went to the fair in Boulder, Mont. As I watched the people walking along and heard the squeals of laughter from the children, I thought back to going to the fair when I was a child. There were games and rides galore. However, most...


BLM Finds Reasonable Balance In Plans For Montana Land

A director of the United Property Owners organization described proposed Resource Management plans of the Bureau of Land Management in a very incorrect and misleading way in a recent Montana newspaper opinion piece. He got it dangerously wrong and...


Wool Growers: Trapping Ban Wrong

The Montana Wool Growers Association (MWGA) on Tuesday submitted written comments to the Montana Attorney General’s Office pointing out the legal and constitutional problems with the proposed initiative to ban trapping on public lands in Montana....


Elsie Alice Stolem

Elsie Alice (Watson) Stolem, 91, died of natural causes Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at the Phillips County Hospital. She was born April 30, 1922, to John and Elizabeth (Staples) Watson in Thoeny, Mont....


Joseph G. Svien

Joseph G. Svien, 94, longtime resident of Glasgow and more recently Missoula, and Napa, Calif., died on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, in Napa. Cremation has taken place and a private family service will...


Emil Kravik

Graveside committal services for Emil Kravik with military honors by VFW Post 3107 and the Montana Army National Guard will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, at Lawndale Cemetery in Opheim. He died...

 By The Courier    Sports    August 28, 2013

Game On! Fall Sports Arrive For Scottie Nation

Friday night lights are back. Glasgow High School will host its annual Red &White High School Football scrimmage at 7 p.m. this Friday, Aug. 30, at Scottie Field. There will be an adult admission char... Full story

 By David Mix    Sports    August 28, 2013

Memorial Dart Tournament On Target

The first annual Larry Leddige Memorial Dart Tournament was held Aug. 16-17 at The Cottonwood in Glasgow. This event is named for dart player Larry Leddige, who passed away in May 2013. Larry was a gr...


More Than 200 Go Fishin' For A Cure In Fort Peck Lake Derby

Fishin’ for the Cure, a Montana-based organization that builds public awareness of childhood cancer and raises funds to support childhood cancer research, hosted its sixth annual Montana fishing derby. The event held Aug. 17 at Rock Creek Marina o...


7.8 Million Acres In Block Mgt.

For the 2013 hunting season, about 1,240 landowners have enrolled about 7.8 million acres in Montana’s Block Management Program. The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks program provides hunters with public hunting access to private land, and isolated...


Archery Season Opens On Sept. 7

Montana's archery-only hunting season for deer, elk, antelope, wolf, mountain lion and black bear begins Sept. 7. The bighorn sheep archery season begins Sept. 5. A $10 bow and arrow license, plus the proper hunting license, is required during the...