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 By James Walling    News    November 18, 2015

Vets Stand Proud at Civic Center Ceremony

A sizable crowd gathered at the Glasgow Civic Center on Veterans Day to celebrate area residents who have served in the armed forces. The GHS band provided music, along with the EQ Singers. Joe...

 By Patrick Burr    News    November 11, 2015

Keystone XL Pipeline Derailed

Despite the recent rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline by President Obama in anticipation of December’s COP 21 UN Climate Change Conference in Paris, many residents in Valley County rue the project’s demise. “It’s a poor decision,” said D...

 By Becky Erickson and Rob Kompel    Opinion    November 4, 2015

Where Are We Now?

Cherry Creek & Milk River Levee System is a vital piece of the city’s infrastructure system that is not only critical to the welfare and safety of our community but also bogged down in federal regulation. An array of complex issues and opinions as...

 By Patrick Burr    News    September 23, 2015

City-County News in Brief

The Board of Valley County Commissioners approved the granting of $60,000 towards the repair of Skylark Road at its Sept. 16 meeting. The motion passed unanimously — though Committee Chairman Bruce Peterson expressed concern as to the source of...

 By Patrick Burr    News    September 16, 2015

City Government Tables Talks on Fire Truck Funding, Hires New Attorney

Fifty-plus Glasgow citizens packed into the city chamber room at the Recreation Department on Sept. 8, eager to speak their mind at the City Council meeting at which they knew the summer’s landmark issue would be decided. For months, the councilper...

 By Becky Erickson    Opinion    August 26, 2015

Fire Truck Levy

“Fire Truck Levy” To Glasgow Residents, The proposed city resolution to create a special improvement district to fund a portion of a used fire truck has raised the question of how long the levy will be in place. The intent of this levy is for...

 By Patrick Burr    News    August 19, 2015

Ongoing Sponsorship Program Raises Money, Brightens Town

Mayor Becky Erickson’s non-formal fundraising effort has aided in bringing the Glasgow Downtown Revitalization Plan to beautiful fruition. The donation push, which Erickson says has consisted of a few mail-outs and one cocktail party, pulled in...

 By James Walling    News    August 12, 2015

Taxpayers to Decide Fate of Quint Fire Truck

According to Glasgow Mayor Becky Erickson, city residents will be receiving a notice of intent to form a special improvement district for the purpose of buying a used Quint pumper/ladder truck needed for fire protection. “A total of 1,250 letters w...

 By Patrick Burr    News    July 8, 2015

City Council Approves Fire Truck Funding

The Glasgow City Council approved the financing of a used fire truck for up to $500,000 on Monday night. G.F.D. holds $145,000 in its coffers which it intends to use to supplement the purchase. The proposed model for which the Department will now...

 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    July 1, 2015

3,800 Miles, 50 Days, 8 Bikes: All for Veterans

On June 28, eight weary bicyclists pedaled their way into Glasgow. The students, from St. Paul's School (SPS) in Concord, NH, are biking across the northern US and parts of Canada to raise money and...

 Sports    June 24, 2015

FMDH Foundation 'Chip In' Golf Tournament

The weather was just what we ordered for the FMDH Foundation's 17th Annual Open Golf Tournament on June 14. The teams came out to support a great cause and great community. Each of the 24 teams...

 By James Walling    Opinion    June 3, 2015

Breaking Bread with Mayor Becky Erickson

Glasgow Mayor Becky Erickson invited me to lunch at Sam’s Supper Club for an informal chat May 28. The setting for our meeting clued me in to the fact that I could leave my notebook at the office, as I tend to do when meeting potential subjects of...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 27, 2015

Glasgow's Housing Crunch Continues

It's been months of meetings and gathering information, but earlier this month the committee set to look at possibly purchasing Valley Court, a low income housing building on the 1100 block of 2nd...

 By James Walling    News    May 13, 2015

Zinke and "American Sniper" Author Visit Glasgow

Congressman Ryan Zinke of Whitefish stopped into Glasgow for a visit with local and regional media, concerned citizens, supporters and schoolkids Thursday, May 7. His message was clear: "I am for...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 15, 2015

Worker Camps: Glasgow Takes Look

First Of Two Parts A small group from Glasgow made the trip out to Williston last week to get an inside look at what the workforce camps might look like in Valley County if the TransCanada Keystone... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 1, 2015

Paying Off In The City

For the past year more than one organization has been looking at making a downtown revitalization a reality. Several small projects and grants have helped the city of Glasgow work on gaining funding and planning to make the downtown look a little...

 News    March 11, 2015

Retired Educators Get Their Day

For the first time, Montana has declared a day for retired educators. The local Montana Retired Educators Association group, pictured at left with Mayor Becky Erickson, met Monday to have a... 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    February 11, 2015

Analysis OK'd To Look At Dry Prairie

As the city council gathered on Monday, Feb. 2, they waiting to hear from Dry Prairie Rural Water (DPRW) and Morrison-Maierle about getting an analysis and information needed to move ahead and get a higher ranking from the DNRC (Department of...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 14, 2015

2014: The Year That Was In Local News

July • While the flood of 2011 is still a topic of conversation, necessary repair work at Fort Peck Dam is ongoing. Even though several repair projects have been completed, the U. S. Army Corps of E...

 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    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    October 29, 2014

3% Raises For City Workers

Negotiations were completed and Glasgow City council members have agreed to give both union and non-union employees a raise this year. Mayor Becky Erickson commented that there hasn't been a raise for employees in several years. The raise adds up to...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 10, 2014

Housing Efforts: More To Come

By Bonnie Davidson The Courier If you asked anyone who has recently moved to Glasgow there would be no question or hesitation that housing is a problem in Glasgow. Nearly a dozen people attended a...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 3, 2014

City Council Pondering Just how To Cut Budget

The Glasgow City Council met for a special budget meeting in the last week to help wrap up their work sessions to finalize plans for the upcoming fiscal year. They looked at slashing the budget in several different departments. While some extras...


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