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Articles from the September 4, 2013 edition

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 By Samar Fay    News    September 4, 2013

Blind Reader Enlightened

Deb Young loves reading The Courier. Every week she gets a cup of coffee, settles into her comfortable chair, puts her computer keyboard on her lap and “reads” the paper. Young is blind. She uses... Full story

 
 By Nick Chiechi    News    September 4, 2013

Rival Board Holds Owners Meeting

The month of August has seen a series of meetings at St. Marie and a takeover attempt by a group whose core is four people who arrived from Washington State last summer, DTM Enterprises LLC. DTM...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    September 4, 2013

So Much Fun: Saco Celebrates Festival's 50th Year

An estimated 250 people crowded into Saco last weekend for the 50th observance of Saco Fun Days. Lots of people came for the All-Class Reunion and the numbers were helped by fine weather. The celebrat...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    September 4, 2013

City Adopts Preliminary Budget

The Glasgow City Council at its regular meeting on Tuesday held public hearings and passed resolutions levying assessments for street lights and garbage collection. They also had a public hearing and adopted a preliminary budget for fiscal year...

 
 News    September 4, 2013

County Budget Open For Comment

The Valley County proposed budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014, has been filed and is open for inspection by the public. The county commissioners will hear any taxpayer comment on the budget beginning Sept. 4 and continuing until the... Full story

 
 By The Courier    Opinion    September 4, 2013

Yes, Congress Should Have Say On U.S. Action In Syria

Montana’s three elected federal representatives – Sen. Max Baucus, Rep. Steve Daines and Sen. Jon Tester – on Aug. 31 released statements with their still-evolving positions on whether the... Full story

 
 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    September 4, 2013

Doesn't Make Much Sense To Me

I’m just sitting here thumbing through the Internet for things to write about with not much in mind. With this being a slow news week (except for Obama intending to get us into yet another foreign war and trying his very best to bankrupt the...

 
 By Sandy Laumeyer    Opinion    September 4, 2013

For The Sake Of A Tool

Recently I added texting to my cell phone. I’ve been resisting it for a long time. One of my sons told me being able to send text messages from a cell phone is a great tool. After sending text messages for just a few days, I have to agree that it i...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    September 4, 2013

On The Road Again

I thought that I didn’t have any “Remembers” to share today as I had taken a four-day weekend of R & R. However, we opted to bring our 2-year-old great-grandchildren home with us and opted not to bring a DVD along. I did remember all of the... Full story

 
 By Tim Fox    Opinion    September 4, 2013

Montana Protests BLM Fracking Proposal

Attorney General Tim Fox announced on Aug. 29 that Montana has joined four other states protesting the U.S. Bureau of Land Managements’ re-proposed rule to regulate hydraulic fracturing operations on federal and Indian lands. In a letter to U.S....

 
 By Montana Farm Bureau    Opinion    September 4, 2013

Farm Bureau Addresses BNSF Rate Changes

The announcement that BNSF Railway is dropping rate incentives for 48-car shipments has caused discussion in affected parts of the state. The Montana Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) worked with BNSF and other interested parties in 2005 to keep the...

 
 Obituaries    September 4, 2013

Joyce Marie Fuhrmann

Joyce Marie (Flom) Fuhrmann, 72, of Great Falls, Mont., died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at her home. Funeral services will be held at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Nashua on Friday, Sept. 6 at 1:30...

 
 Obituaries    September 4, 2013

Shiela Frances Benson

Shiela Frances (LaChambre) Benson, of Bozeman, Mont., 77, died due to complications from chemotherapy at Bozeman Deaconess Hospital on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. A Memorial Mass will be held at the Holy R...

 
 By Jeremy Dubois    Sports    September 4, 2013

Promise Of A Great Season

Both Glasgow cross country teams came back home from Poplar with first place after competing in the first meet of the season on Saturday, August 31. As expected, the girls dominated the meet,... Full story

 
 By Jeremy Dubois    Sports    September 4, 2013

Final Test Before The Real Thing

Glasgow High School's annual Red & White football scrimmage ended up in a 7-7 tie on Friday, Aug. 30. Fans gathered in the stands at Scottie Field to have a look at this season’s team and were not d...

 
 By Jeremy Dubois    Sports    September 4, 2013

Scotties 7th In Choteau Volleyball Tourney

The Glasgow volleyball team earned a seventh place at the Choteau invitational on Friday and Saturday, August 30-31. The Scotties missed the playoffs by one spot after playing six matches on Friday and seven on Saturday. Coach Lori Dailey was...

 
 By Virgil Vaupel    Sports    September 4, 2013

Hinsdale/Saco Wildfire Light It Up In Malta Invite

After a less than stellar performance in pool play, losing to Chinook in a close match and getting fully annihilated by Plentywood, the Wildfire went two and two and won a berth in bracket play at the Malta Invitational Volleyball Tourney last Saturd...

 
 By Jeremy Dubois    Sports    September 4, 2013

Glasgow Junior High Cross Country Takes First At Poplar

The Glasgow Junior High cross country team participated in the Poplar meet on Saturday, August 31. The boys finished first with 42 points, followed by Poplar (55), and Wolf Point (63). The girls only had three runners, and could not do anything...

 
 By Jeremy Dubois    Sports    September 4, 2013

Bonjour, Glasgow

Hello everyone! As your new sports editor, I am really excited to be here and can’t wait to cover such a strong and vivid sports community. If my name doesn’t sound English to you, that’s because it’s French! I was born in the south of... Full story