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Articles from the September 18, 2013 edition

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 By Samar Fay    News    September 18, 2013

Schools Fight Heat, Prepare For Construction

Students and teachers alike suffered in the heat during the first two weeks of school, according to reports by the principals at the regular meeting of the Glasgow School Board on Sept. 11. The temperature in a high school hallway was 100 degrees... Full story

 
 By Samar Fay    News    September 18, 2013

Red, Red Ready To Go

Garrett Godwin’s Eagle Scout project has brightened up the south side of Glasgow. He recruited volunteers to spread out Saturday and repaint fire hydrants. He heard at a City Council meeting that...

 
 News    September 18, 2013

Hippie Hopefuls

The 2013 homecoming king and queen candidates at GHS are into Spirit Week and its daily themes. On Monday, as you see here, they were sporting colorful attire for Hippie Day. The candidates are, from... Full story

 
 By Samar Fay    News    September 18, 2013

Faucet Opens For Rate Increase

After a public hearing on Sept. 16, the Glasgow City Council proceeded with its proposed water rate increase of $5 per month, effective in November, with another $5 increase planned in six months. Two residents questioned the reasons for the rate...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    September 18, 2013

Legal Complaint Filed In St. Marie

DTM Enterprises LLC filed what was titled a “brief and memorandum in support” in District Court on Tuesday against the board of the St. Marie Village Association and others. It outlines the complaint that DTM was disenfranchised at the annual...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    September 18, 2013

Levies Set For School Districts

At their regular meeting on Tuesday, the Valley County commissioners passed a resolution that set the all school district levies as follows: • Glasgow, 256.69 mills. • Frazer, 353.98 mills. • Hinsdale, 145.73 mills. • Opheim, 149.49 mills....

 
 News    September 18, 2013

Canadians Hope To Tap Into Bakken

Sen. Max Baucus took the stage with Canadian Ambassador Gary Doer on Monday at the Montana Economic Development Summit in Butte to announce big news for the Bakken. Baucus and Doer unveiled a trade mission from Manitoba this November that will bring...

 
 By Maury Graham    Opinion    September 18, 2013

Glasgow Wants You, Warren Buffett

Dear Editor: Warren Buffett announced several weeks ago that he was spending $2.1 billion to upgrade the infrastructure of his BNSF Railway. That’s commendable, and I appreciate the work he is doing, even here in Montana. I wonder if it would be... Full story

 
 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    September 18, 2013

Shaking Virgil's Hand On Reader's Bucket List

Dear Editor: This is a short letter of thanks to Vigil Vaupel for the humorous way he looks at and writes about a few of today's redundancies. I've never had so much fun reading a newspaper column. I have some ties in Glasgow so maybe, on one of my... Full story

 
 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    September 18, 2013

Kid Talk With An Old Geezer

We live in a world where we are constantly coming up with things that will afford more protection from everyday life for this nation's children. That said … My confusion heightens. Please stay tuned. Back in the day there were hundreds of young chi...

 
 By Sandy Laumeyer    Opinion    September 18, 2013

Fall Is (And Was) In The Air

The air the past few mornings has had a crispness to it. A sure sign that summer is ending and fall is just around the corner. Other signs of fall have appeared. Football games, homecoming parades, leaves on the trees beginning to change from green...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    September 18, 2013

Here's A Juicy Question For You

At some time I asked about canning jars with a smaller opening than the present day regular canning jars. Does anyone remember what type of food preservation these were used for? Juice is the only thing that comes to my mind. Growing up with parents... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 18, 2013

Naomi Vivian Adams

Naomi Vivian “Beebs” Adams, 80, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Billings, Mont. She was born to Henry and Tena (Gives The Blanket) Archdale on May 6, 1933, at the family home in Oswego, Mont....

 
 Obituaries    September 18, 2013

Peter J. Grobel

Peter J. “Pete” Grobel, 59, was set free from the ever-long battle of leukemia on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, a beautiful Montana morning at his home in Helena with his immediate family nearby. His...

 
 By Jeremy Dubois    Sports    September 18, 2013

Two Wins In A Row

It was a winning weekend for the Glasgow High School volleyball team. The Scotties earned two victories in a row, first over Wolf Point on Friday, Sept. 13, and then over Poplar on Saturday, Sept. 14.... Full story

 
 Sports    September 18, 2013

Coach Dailey Honored With Star Quilt

Tomee Escarcega of the Poplar volleyball team presents Glasgow coach Lori Dailey with a star quilt. The star quilt is a way for Escarcega and her family to honor a person out of admiration. It was... Full story

 
 By Jeremy Dubois    Sports    September 18, 2013

Another Win For Girls XC At Malta

It was another great weekend for the Scotties cross country teams at the Malta Invitational on Sept. 14. The boys took second place while the girls dominated their race to finish in first. With 81 points, the boys’ team finished behind...

 
 By Jeremy Dubois    Sports    September 18, 2013

Junior A Glacier Nationals To Play Here

The Glacier Nationals, the junior hockey team from Whitefish, will be holding a weekend-long youth camp in Glasgow on Nov. 1 and 2. The training camp will be highlighted by a junior A game against Gillette. The game will be played on Nov. 2. “We...

 
 Sports    September 18, 2013

Last Week To Register For Hockey League

Hi Line Youth Hockey Registration continues for the 2013-2014 season online at www.hlyh.org. The final registration date is Sept. 23. Players may register online anytime up until the 23rd, or on the 23rd at the Valley Event Center from 5-7 p.m. Regis...

 
 By Jeremy Dubois    Sports    September 18, 2013

Scotties Fall Hard At Baker

The Scotties were crushed by Baker, 34-0 on Friday, Sept. 13, for their second game of the season. After a resounding victory over Glendive last week, the Scotties fell hard on the gridiron. It was a...