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Articles from the October 9, 2013 edition

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 By Samar Fay    News    October 9, 2013

Nov. 5 Election A Mixed Bag

The upcoming municipal elections are featuring contested seats, write-ins and shoo-ins. Glasgow Mayor Dan Carney, who is seeking a third term, has competition from an 18-year veteran of the City Council, Becky Erickson. Glasgow Wards 1 and 2 are... Full story

 
 By Samar Fay    News    October 9, 2013

No Driver's License Required? St. Marie Man Makes His Case

City, county and state officials received a 25-page “memorandum of law” from a St. Marie man on Monday that painstakingly outlined legal reasons why the government has no right to require that he have a driver’s license. Terry-Lee, as he...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    October 9, 2013

Council Discusses Proposed Fire Hall

The Glasgow City Council agenda Monday night included a new building for the Long Run Fire Department and two water issues. Long Run firefighters have been shuttling between the City Council and the Valley County commissioners, trying to get permissi...

 
 News    October 9, 2013

Fired Up

Gage Anderson, 5, was the first child to climb into a truck Tuesday during the annual display of fire equipment in the Shopko parking lot for National Fire Prevention Week. Tyler Malnaa, who serves... Full story

 
 By Janet Bailey    News    October 9, 2013

Opheim Sports

The Opheim School’s athletic co-op agreement with Scobey will terminate at the end of this school year. The big question for the Opheim area is whether they want to enter into another three-year agreement with Scobey and, if so, which sports? This...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    October 9, 2013

Man Charged In Fort Peck Office Burglary

A man is in jail in Glasgow, charged in the burglary of the Fort Peck Post Office last year and for damaging the rest area west of Glasgow. David Michael High, 39, is facing one count of felony theft, two counts of misdemeanor theft and two counts...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    October 9, 2013

Commissioners Set County Levies For 2013-14

The Valley County commissioners set all county levies in September. This year the total county-wide levies are 85.74 mills, slightly more than last year, which was 84.3 mills. According to Commissioner Bruce Peterson, the increase is due to two...

 
 By Sandy Laumeyer    Opinion    October 9, 2013

Spreading The Word About Cuddle Blankets

I was sitting in my recliner on a chilly March day a little over three years ago when my phone rang. Answering it, I heard, “We want you to come down to the bowling alley and pick up your prize.” Prize? I knew the women’s league bowling... Full story

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    October 9, 2013

Grasshopper Zingers

Remember when all vehicles had crank up windows, no air conditioning and no seat belts? I am surprised there are so many of us who survived to remember those days. Actually, a Courier reader was remembering those days and commented on the days of...

 
 By Patrick Kelly    Opinion    October 9, 2013

Everyone Needs To Be Aware About This

It is very scary that DTM, LLC, of St. Marie has not been mentioned to the public of Valley County as having sovereign citizen members; and what is worse, the fact that they have said they will be teaching their philosophy at St. Marie. For those...

 
 By Diana Frantz    Opinion    October 9, 2013

St. Marie Facts Not Hard To Find; Report Them

“This reporter” as Nick Chiechi calls himself, attempted last week to report activity “on both sides” of the St. Marie issues. Unfortunately, his reporting is lopsided and prejudicial to those owners who somehow do not fit into his imaginary...

 
 Obituaries    October 9, 2013

Ines G. Murch

Ines G. (Thackeray) Murch, 95, died of natural causes on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at the Valley View Nursing Home in Glasgow, Mont. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 12, at 11 a.m. at the...

 
 Opinion    October 9, 2013

Philip Redeagle

Philip Redeagle, “Kokepesni, Not Afraid,” 96, died on Sunday evening, Sept. 29, at Tacoma General Hospital in Tacoma, Wash. He was born in a log cabin at Fort Kipp on the Fort Peck Reservation on...

 
 Obituaries    October 9, 2013

Sherry May Shanks

Sherry May (Chaney) Shanks,77, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at Kalispell Regional Hospital. All are invited to the viewing, which will be held at Buffalo Hills Funeral Home in Kalispell on Friday,...

 
 Obituaries    October 9, 2013

George Russell Winderl

George Russell Winderl, 92, longtime Valley County resident, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013. Mass of Christian burial will be held Friday, Oct. 11, at 11 a.m. at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in...

 
 Obituaries    October 9, 2013

James "Jim" Vernon Lund

James “Jim” Vernon Lund was born Feb. 10, 1931, in Hinsdale. He passed away at 9:45 a.m. Oct. 6, 2013, in Missoula. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, in Hinsdale Cemetery.... Full story

 
 Sports    October 9, 2013

All 3 Glasgow Volleyball Teams Sting The 'Stangs

The Scottie volleyball teams traveled to Malta last Thursday, and all three teams came home victorious. The coaches were obviously pleased with the outcome. Varsity coach Lori Dailey said she was particularly proud of what a “solid team effort”...

 
 By Karissa Liebelt    Sports    October 9, 2013

Scotties Clock The Mustangs

The Glasgow Scottie football team came out of the gates on fire last Friday night against their 2B conference rivals, the Malta Mustangs, and cruised to a decisive 38-6 victory. The Scotties –... Full story

 
 By Virgil Vaupel    Sports    October 9, 2013

Wildfire Confuses Fusion, Makes It To Scobey Title Match

The Richey/Lambert Fusion came to town last Friday to duel with the Hinsdale/Saco Wildfire, putting their 3-1 conference record on the line. Hinsdale/Saco sports a perfect record of 4-0 in the fourth...

 
 By Jake Page    Sports    October 9, 2013

XC Girls First, Boys Fifth At Havre Meet

The Glasgow Scotties girls cross country team took first with a score of 39 points in Havre. The boys cross country team placed fifth with 161. The day started out at 5:45 a.m., when the runners boarded the bus and set off to Havre. It was a windy...