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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 25, 2015 

Words Of Warning

First Of Two Parts Advocate, speaker and survivor of human trafficker Windie Lazenko made a stop in Glasgow last week. Her topic was a difficult one that doesn't normally draw large crowds, but... Full story

 
 Opinion    March 18, 2015

WRC Addressing Bakken Problems

The Bakken Oil boom is the largest oil boom that Western North Dakota and Eastern Montana has ever experienced. The Bakken spreads across nearly 200,000 square miles (Shaw, Sawicki, 2012). The oil boom’s high wages attract people from all over the... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 11, 2015

Human Trafficking: It's Real, Here

Imagine a life where there's no control. Think about living in a life that you never planned, think about being stuck in that life. The girl that appeared in a hazy blur in Lisa Ling's show, “This... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 11, 2015

Pipeline Workforce Camps In Focus

This is the second of two articles in The Courier regarding concerns about the proposed Valley County Keystone XL pipeline workforce camps.TransCanada officials visited recently and participated in a public hearing where the plans were discussed. A...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 4, 2015

Veto Or Not, Pipeline Talk Big Here

The Valley County Planning and Zoning Commission held its first public hearing on work force camps proposed by TransCanada during the Keystone XL Pipeline project. Valley County would house two of the... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 4, 2015

TransCanada Pipeline Officials Visit To Make Their Point

Only a week after the presidential veto, TransCanada officials made their rounds talking with local officials and groups in town. Bud Anderson, an employee of Western Energy Planning who is an independent contractor for TransCanada, met with the...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 4, 2015

Suspect Tied To Meth In St. Marie

A traffic stop in Roosevelt County turned up a suspect that the Valley County Sheriff's Office had been searching for in connection to a drug arrest in August. Humberto Medina-Villarreal, 28, had a warrant in Valley County. He was charged with two...

 
 By Austin Knudsen    Opinion    February 18, 2015

Knudsen Proposes Infrastructure Bill

Greetings from Helena. The 64th Montana Legislature is in full swing, it now being the fifth week of the session. As Speaker of the House, I have been very busy managing and administering the Montana House of Representatives by assigning bills to...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 28, 2015

Valley County Jail: Often Filled Up

Statewide complaints are being heard about crowded jail cells. Inmates are sleeping wherever beds might be able to fit and a lot of movement of prisoners from one jail cell to another has been taking place to cover the lack of spaces available....

 
 By Bob Brown    Opinion    January 21, 2015

Building Montana: The Opportunity Is Here

As many as 2,000 temporary high-paying blue-collar jobs will be created in Montana if the U.S. government approves the much publicized Keystone XL pipeline. More than twice as many similar private-sector construction jobs, however, will result from...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 7, 2015

2014: The Year That Was In Local News

January • Has Glasgow really been sucked into some vortex that's dropped the temperatures below zero? The easy answer is no. Tanja Fransen, warning coordination meteorologist at National Weather...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 7, 2015

Ag Speakers On Their Way To Glasgow

Trying to peg down how the upcoming year for the ag industry will go is not an easy task. Some predictions will never be fully made, such as weather disasters or an outbreak of disease that will take a toll on crops and livestock. Knowing some...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 24, 2014

County Airport Marks One Year In Airport Management

There won’t be any huge celebrations marking one year. No balloons, no flowers, no parties, only a silent passing of the one year anniversary since Valley County took over the Wokal Field Glasgow International Airport. While the airport is out of...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 17, 2014

Progress On Water Treatment Plant

Glasgow may be a step ahead on improving infrastructure compared to other Eastern Montana communities that are in need to get ahead of the curve. The city finished up their wastewater treatment plant...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 10, 2014

The Bus Stops Here

It's been around long enough that some of the locals might take it for granted. But public transit in rural areas is often a struggle in small communities across the nation. Next month will mark 40... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 29, 2014

Human Trafficking & Why It's Here: An Introduction

While the Bakken is close by, residents along the Hi-Line might not want to admit or recognize that a growing problem is only a few hundred miles away along our main corridor. Human trafficking has been widely reported around the nation in the last... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 22, 2014

What To Do With HWY 2?

"I don't want to borrow on the highway future," Director of Montana Department of Transportation Mike Tooley said at a meeting that took place at the Cottonwood Inn in Glasgow on Friday. Tooley came... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 27, 2014

What Will City Do? Cut Spending? Raise Taxes?

Most of the Glasgow City Council met for a sometimes dreaded annual event. While budget meetings might not start with a bang, they could end with a sigh of frustration this year. Property values have dropped this year, causing a drop in tax...

 
 Opinion    August 27, 2014

Sexual Violence In Eastern Montana Gets Washington's Notice

Media releases from the offices of U.S. Rep. Daines and Sen. Walsh: • Rep. Steve Daines on Aug. 26 applauded the announcement that the Office on Violence Against Women will designate $3 million to prevent and prosecute violence against women in... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 23, 2014

Thefts, Scams On The Rise

While it’s not a sharp increase from previous years, there has been a noticeable rise in thefts and scams in Valley County and in Glasgow. Gone are the days where you can leave home with the door unlocked, or leave your car unlocked at the grocery...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 2, 2014

Traffic Signs Find Speed A Problem

While speeding is a general problem on the road, the signs set up to collect data through a grant have been making some impacts on speeders coming through Glasgow. Glasgow Police Chief Bruce Barstad explained that the data collected has helped...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    June 11, 2014

Bakken Documentary Filming To Begin

With a lot of focus on problems, housing and changes around the Bakken, sometimes the stories of real people are overlooked. A few Montana documentarians have been raising funds to change that through a Kickstarter campaign and will be filming in...

 
 By Quinn Robinson    Sports    April 16, 2014

On the Right Track

Baker Invite results are below. These are the events in which a Scottie athlete finished in the top 3. Boys Team scores – Glasgow 88.33, Baker 72.33, Glendive 54. 100 – Connor Murnion, Jor, 11.32; Ryan Grandchamp, Gla, 11.39; McQ Burley, Bro,...

 
 News    April 9, 2014

A Year After Glasgow, Radioactive Waste Firm In Legal Trouble

An oil company that hoped to store radioactive waste in Glasgow a year ago is now facing more legal problems. Daniel McNair and his son Daniel Ross McNair are facing 14 felony charges in an indictment filed in Anchorage,on March 28. According to a...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 12, 2014

The Children Left Behind

This is Part 4 of a series of articles focusing on educating the community about drug use in Valley County. Sometimes the smallest voices are forgotten. Unfortunately drugs can take not only your... Full story

 

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