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Articles from the October 16, 2013 edition

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 By Samar Fay    News    October 16, 2013

Libby Woman Dies In U.S. 2 Rollover

A 43-year-old woman from Libby died Thursday in a one-vehicle rollover on U.S. 2, 4 miles west of Glasgow. This was the first vehicle fatality in Valley County this year, according to Sheriff Glen Meier. Sandra Danielle Cook was pronounced dead at... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    October 16, 2013

Glasgow's Mogan Releases 5 Songs

Seven years after moving to Los Angeles, Glasgow native Kenyth Mogan is taking his first steps into the musical spotlight with the release of his debut EP, “Fall Apart.” The five-track EP consists... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    October 16, 2013

Next Up: Work At Irle

At the Oct. 9 meeting of the Glasgow School Board, Shane Swandal, one of the school district’s owner’s reps in the building project, said contracts will be available soon for the design and constr...

 News    October 16, 2013

The New Health Insurance World: Here's Some Help For It

HELENA – With the launch of Montana’s health insurance exchange, the Office of Consumer Protection at the state Department of Justice is offering tips to help Montanans avoid identity theft scams related to medical services and health insurance...

 News    October 16, 2013

Army Corps Offices Close Due To Shutdown

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District Regulatory offices in Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming are closing due to the absence of available federal funding. The Denver Regulatory Office in Colorado remains open to...

 By Samar Fay    News    October 16, 2013

New Valley View Program Aims To Empower CNAs

Valley View Home has launched a new program of inspiring options designed to empower the certified nursing assistants (CNAs) who are so vital to patient care. The CNA career ladder options include CNA II (peer mentor), CNA III, job coach and...

 By Dolores Matuska    Opinion    October 16, 2013

Some Of The Most Generous People

St. Raphael’s Parish Council of Catholic Women and the youth of our parish commend the Glasgow community for its tremendous support of our spring and fall rummage sales. The donations of clothing and household items have grown each year and have... Full story

 By Sandy Laumeyer    Opinion    October 16, 2013

Memories Grow In My Garden

Last week a friend sent me an email about the loss of a loved one in a car wreck. Several days later, my friend emailed me the eulogy they’d written asking if I would proofread it. I did so, sent the eulogy back to them and extended my condolences....

 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    October 16, 2013

Following The Breadcrumbs Back

Here’s one for all older homemakers and cooks. Do you remember all of the old bread that was saved? The heel was never thrown away if not eaten. Leftover bread was never thrown away. Now, moldy bread was probably thrown out to the chickens or...

 By Bob Brown    Opinion    October 16, 2013

Financial Change Will Come No Matter If Politicians Step Forward

Rather than viewing the recent slight uptick in the economy and leveling off in the national debt as a harbinger of a positive future, John Snow believes it is diverting national attention from the debt crises that continues to pose a mortal threat...

 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    October 16, 2013

Lay Blame Where It Belongs For Debt

If your roof leaks, you blame the builder. If your car has a defect, you blame the manufacturer. If your horse bucks you, off you blame the saddle maker. If the dam develops a leak, you plug it. You don’t make the hole bigger. These thoughts and a...

 By Joan McKeown    Opinion    October 16, 2013

Driver's License Required In Montana

Dear Editor: The headline ("No Driver's License Required? St. Marie Man Makes His Case") of the Oct. 9 edition of The Glasgow Courier should make every law abiding citizen of Valley County mad as hell. Really, Mr. Lee? I don’t know where you came...

 Obituaries    October 16, 2013

Adeline J. L. Estenson

Adeline J. L. Estenson, 80, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at the Valley View Nursing Home in Glasgow, Mont. She was born April 28, 1933, in Scobey, Mont., the daughter of Bert and Mabel (Nortstrom) Es...

 Obituaries    October 16, 2013

Kenneth M. Haglund

Kenneth M. Haglund, 88, died in Salem, Va., on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. A memorial service honoring his life and service to our country will be held in Isle, Minn., during August 2014. He was born on...

 Obituaries    October 16, 2013

James Vernon 'Jim' Lund Sr.

James Vernon “Jim” Lund Sr., 82, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, at Missoula Health and Rehabilitation Center in Missoula, Mont. He was born on Feb. 10, 1931, at Hinsdale, Mont., the son of Hilmer and...

 Obituaries    October 16, 2013

Mary Reddig

Mary (Toews) Sperry Reddig went to her heavenly home Saturday morning, Oct. 12, 2013, at the age of 88. Burial will be Saturday, Oct. 19, at 9:30 a.m. in the Lustre M.B. Cemetery. A memorial service w...

 Obituaries    October 16, 2013

Viola 'Vi' Mae Timmerman

Viola “Vi” Mae (Boston) Timmerman died Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at age 78 of pneumonia at Valley View Home in Glasgow. A private gathering for family is planned. She was born to George and Olga (Olson) Boston Sept. 2, 1935, in Glasgow. She grew up...

 By Karissa Liebelt    Sports    October 16, 2013

Football Scotties Wipe Out Wolf Point, 58-6

This past weekend Wolf Point came to town to take on the Glasgow Scotties. Not only was it Senior Night for the Scottie cheerleaders, football players, cross country runners and football managers, but it was also a night Glasgow pummeled the Wolves,... Full story

 By Jake Page    Sports    October 16, 2013

Girls XC Goes The Extra Miles

Glasgow girls' varsity cross country team took first in Miles City with a score of 62 and the boys would come away with a score of 186. “With one meet to go before the state meet, I still don’t...

 Sports    October 16, 2013

Teamwork Paying Off For GHS Volleyball

The Glasgow Scottie volleyball girls came away with two more wins in the past week to boost their conference standings to 6-1. The Poplar Indians traveled to Glasgow last Thursday but came up short against a strong Scottie team, losing in three...

 Sports    October 16, 2013

Hockey Weekend In Glasgow

The Hi-Line Youth Hockey Team will sponsor a hockey camp led by the Glacier Nationals from Nov. 1 through 3 at the Valley Event Center. The Glacier Nationals are a Junior A Tier III hockey team...

 Sports    October 16, 2013

Glacier Nationals Vs. Gillette Nov. 2

Mark 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, on your calendars, Valley County hockey fans. The Glacier Nationals, a Junior A Tier III hockey team in the American West Hockey League, will be taking on the Gillette Wild on Glasgow's very own Ice Dawgs rink in Valley...