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Articles from the September 16, 2015 edition

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Rediscovering the Corps

Former Valley County commissioner Dave Pippin asked the following question in Part III of our series on APR plans for bison release in the region: "Has there ever been a study done to evaluate the...

 

Classifieds

Classifieds for the week of Sept. 16, 2015....  PDF

 

GHS Senior in the Running for National Merit Scholarship

The National Merit Scholarship Program honors individual students who show exceptional academic ability and potential for success in rigorous college studies. Zach Miller, a GHS senior, has been...

 

City Government Tables Talks on Fire Truck Funding, Hires New Attorney

Fifty-plus Glasgow citizens packed into the city chamber room at the Recreation Department on Sept. 8, eager to speak their mind at the City Council meeting at which they knew the summer’s landmark issue would be decided. For months, the councilper...

 

Commissioners Approve County Budget

The Board of County Commissioners approved an estimated $10 million budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year on Wed., Sept. 9. Of that total, 40 percent will come from taxes, while the remaining 60 will arrive via government Payment in Lieu of Taxes...

 

High School Rodeo

GHS sophomore Randi Klind competes in this year's High School Rodeo at the Glasgow Fairgrounds.... Full story

 

Barbara A. Pipe

Barbara A. (Taddonio) Pipe passed away Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, in Glasgow, Mont., at the age of 80. She was born May 25, 1935, in Watertown, N.Y., to Pauline (Bergevin) and Joseph Talio Taddonio....

 

Nelson E. 'Jack' Corscadden

Nelson E. "Jack" Corscadden passed away of natural causes at his home in beautiful Paradise Valley, Mont. He peacefully closed his eyes and fell to rest on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, with family and...

 

Letters to the Editor

On Burr and Vaupel A while back I was tempted to write with a niggling complaint about Patrick Burr's reporting on a city council meeting. At that time I was left wondering if he was reporting the news or writing a novel. The wording was too ornate...

 

Custom Cutters, Camper Trailers of Yesterday

I don’t remember a lot about custom combining. I remember that many of them arrived in my hometown about the time school started. Maybe there were some young boys on the crews that accounted for the notice of arrival, but likely it was all of the...

 

Considering APR Control of Local Land

Being the eternal optimist that I am, I initially hoped that the Glasgow Courier’s Probing the Project column would finally help to open up communication between the American Prairie Reserve (APR) and the local community along the Hi Line. Based...

 

Yes, OK, but...Why?

That’s the question I have asked the folks at the American Prairie Reserve but have as yet failed to receive an answer I could swallow. Yeah, I know. “Why” is a question a three-year-old would ask. Again and again. And the tot will usually get...

 

"Just the facts, ma'am."

Some years ago there was a program on television called Dragnet. One of the detectives in the show would say “Just the facts, ma’am.” So, here are the facts. In October of 2014 I was told my cancer had metastasized to my bones. A malignant...

 
 By Lih-An Yang    News    September 16, 2015

Milk River Activity Center Ready for Community Cooking

Glasgow has a new community cooking and dining facility, and it's located in the new addition of the Milk River Activity Center. "Anyone in the community can rent it to host a birthday party, a public...

 

Mary Dempcy

After a brief battle with a virulent lymphatic cancer, Mary Dempcy, 79, passed away at Bend Hospice House on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. She was born in Spokane July 2, 1936, and grew up in Tacoma. She...

 

Beverly Fern 'Fernie' Cole

Beverly Fern "Fernie" Cole, 78, was called to her heavenly home on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Tacoma, Wash. A Time of Remembrance will be held on Sunday, Sept. 20, at 3:30...

 

Frieda Wells

Frieda Wells, 96, of Billings, Mont., mother of former librarian Carolyn Wells, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. She was born Feb. 24, 1919, to Reinhold and Elizabeth Guenthner,...

 

Reverend Robert James Fox

Rev. Robert James Fox died on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, at the Faith Lutheran Home in Wolf Point. A vigil service will be held on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Church in Wolf...

 

Glasgow' Diamond Jubilee, 1962

Participants in Glasgow's Diamond Jubilee celebrations parade through downtown in July of 1962.... Full story

 

Scottie Volleyball Rips Through Conference Foes

Winning comes more easily some days than others, as the Scottie volleyball team found out last weekend. In game one against Glendive on Sept. 10, the team came out on fire and, with the backing of a...

 

Running Scotties Scorch Through Malta

PATRICK BURR THE COURIER Walker Allen, Ellis McKean, and Merlin McKean glided to top-ten finishes, all of the Scotties' top five males finished in the varsity race's top twelve, and Glasgow stormed...

 

Scotties Smoked by Powerful Baker in First Road Game

Glasgow drove the three-plus hours to Baker with an air of progress and possibility at its back. Last weekend's late loss to Glendive dropped the team's record to 0-2, but the performance and the...

 

Junior High Football Promises Bright Future

Seems to me the rules were very simple. Each team gets 15 plays on offense and 15 plays on defense against each of their opponents throughout the day. They play from about the 30 yard line to the goal posts. That way two games can be played at the...

 

Green Spaces in Rural Places

The cooler weather we had last week means it's officially 'worry about frost' season. This is the time of year I start thinking about dragging out the old truck tarps, blankets, and frost cloths....

 

Film Shorts: Valley Cinemas, Streaming, the Worx, Etc.

Back in the previous century when I was a kid, we looked forward to the fall season of television, when the three networks unleashed what seemed to be hundreds of new and returning shows in the course of a week. We’d tick them off with the help of...

 

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