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 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

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    March 5, 2014

Stranger Danger & Domestic Abuse

Lightning strikes. It’s a phrase that Glasgow’s Police Chief Bruce Barstad used to explain the likelihood of a stranger abducting a child. An incident reported in last week’s law enforcement page is still under investigation of a possible...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 26, 2014

Two Senators, One Glasgow

Glasgow seniors had the chance to meet last week with U.S. Sen. Jon Tester and Sen. John Walsh. The two passed through Glasgow while visiting with agencies and citizens during their "listening" tour....

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 19, 2014

Bullock Wants FBI To Stay

Eastern Montana has seen an increase in crimes and drug activity closer to the areas that have exploded in population and jobs near the oil fields. The Federal Bureau of Investigations currently has an office located in Sidney, and there have been...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 12, 2014

Drug Abuse In The County: It's Changing

This begins a series of articles over the next several weeks that will focus on educating the community about drug use in Valley County. If you've looked at your friends and neighbors and the local... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 5, 2014

Keystone XL Pipeline May Face More Hurdles Yet

Questions between bigger business and a healthy environment are at much of the controversy of the Keystone XL Pipeline that would come through Valley County and travel all the way to Nebraska and eventually the Gulf of Mexico. This past week the... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 29, 2014

Three Years Later, Jail Gets A New Cooler

The three-year anniversary to the construction of the new jail is coming up in March. The project took months to finish and cost thousands of dollars. Valley County Sheriff Glen Meier explained that...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 15, 2014

Local Housing Crunch: It's Real And It's Documented

Something that may not be a shock to some is that housing in Glasgow may be hard to come by. The growth policy Glasgow has developed shows that there is a lack in affordable housing in the area. Key findings in the report show that in 2010 around 85...

 
 By Compiled by Bonnie Davidson and Quinn Robinson    News    January 8, 2014

Radioactive Waste, Bison and XL

January • The winter storm that hit northeast Montana on Thursday night, Jan. 10, wasn't a surprise. It had been making its way across the state, heralded by the forecasters. But its intensity on... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 1, 2014

Speeders Beware: Digital Traffic Signs Aid Glasgow Police

Anyone traveling west on Highway 2 may have noticed the flashing sign at the bottom of the hill coming into town. It flashes your speed if you're above the posted limit, or at one point it will flash...

 
 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 Matt Rosendale    Opinion    July 24, 2013

Keystone XL: End The Wait

The U.S. is faced with a unique opportunity to take energy matters into our own hands with the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline. With more than 60 years’ experience, TransCanada is a leader in the responsible development and reliable...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    July 17, 2013

SWAT Team In The Works

A Valley County sheriff’s deputy is expanding the common practice of mutual aid in rural Montana to start a regional SWAT team. Chief Deputy Reed Mesman has begun making plans with eight law... Full story

 
 By Samar Fay    News    July 3, 2013

Working On The Railroad

It would be hard to miss this railroad project. Wooden ties have been laid out along the tracks from Glasgow to Wolf Point for weeks. Odd yellow machines are clustered on sidings. Motels in Glasgow ar... Full story

 
 By Mark Lambrecht    Opinion    June 12, 2013

Montana Natural Resource Jobs Depend On Rail Transportation

We’ve seen a lot of hand-wringing over coal trains lately. But frankly, railroads are an essential part of Montana’s growth, more now than probably since the first tracks were laid in the state more than 100 years ago. Whether coal trains, grain...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    May 15, 2013

Growth Outlook Depends On Iffy Oil

A new study released by the Montana Department of Commerce predicts that Valley County will experience modest population growth in the decades ahead, and then decline slightly to about present-day levels by 2060. From the estimated 2012 population...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    May 8, 2013

Numbers In: Boom Driving Growth

Newly released county population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show significant growth in Montana’s northeastern oil patch during the past year, according to a University of Montana researcher. Jim Sylvester, an economist at UM’s Bureau...