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 By Becky Erickson    Opinion    July 23, 2014 

News You Can Use: Mayor's Letter On The Levee

An open letter to city of Glasgow residents from the desk of Mayor Becky Erickson. In 1938, the Glasgow levee was built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). Once completed, the levee was given to the city of Glasgow, which took over... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 16, 2014

Candy Cane Park Getting A Little Sweeter

It's been a sweet spot for several kids, with an elephant slide as a favorite piece of equipment. Now Glasgow's Candy Cane Park is getting a whole new look that will be sweet when it's completed. The...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 16, 2014

Levee Planning Effort Gets More Time

While work continued on the Glasgow Milk River and Cherry Creek System Wide Infrastructure Framework (SWIF) Plan, revisions from the Army Corps of Engineers were returned to the levee safety committee. The good news that came with it was an...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 28, 2014

Headstone Debate At Highland Cemetery

It's been brought up at Glasgow City Council meetings for the last three or four meetings. The city cemetery committee has been dealing with a delicate problem that came to their attention in recent years. At the March 17 council meeting the...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 21, 2014

Daines Talks Glasgow

While Congressman Steve Daines stopped in several towns in Northeastern Montana to focus on economics and energy, he focused half of his visit to Glasgow on issues with the city's levee issue. He arrived for an hour in Glasgow on Friday, May 16...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 7, 2014

City Council Approves Levee Draft Plan

Flooding is a concern in the Glasgow area, a concern that has become a reality a number of times over the last century. Only a few years ago, in 2011, a large flood threatened and damaged the area....

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 23, 2014

Just A Pipe Dream Now?

While the news has been heard nationwide, Glasgow heard some of it from Bud Anderson, an independent contractor with TransCanada who works for Western Energy Planning and has been working on the Keystone XL Pipeline project. Glasgow and Valley...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 16, 2014

Waste Not? Or Want Not?

It's a big number, maybe a tough one to swallow. The number is an estimated $7,566,100. That is what Morrison-Mairle Inc. proposed for all the improvements at the water treatment plant (WTP) in...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 26, 2014

City, County Clash Over Meter

While the building of the Valley County jail was finished three years ago, some kinks are still being cleared up. The county commissioners were surprised at one point by the water/sewer rates and were looking for a way to lower the bill. But what end...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 12, 2014

Water System Gets Close Look

While several residents have been concerned with what’s next in the water system and how it will affect rates, none showed up to the first public meeting on the Glasgow Water Treatment Plant (WTP) in regards to the preliminary engineering report...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 22, 2014

Does Glasgow Need New Library?

With a new school funded by local taxpayers, along with tight city and county budgets, it seems like squeezing more funds from somewhere could be an uphill battle. Tight budgets have left some...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 15, 2014

Erickson Takes The Mayor's Seat

Resigning one seat to take the mayor seat in Glasgow came with a quick raise of the hand and the swearing of an oath. Becky Erickson has now officially taken the title of mayor for the New Year. The... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson and Quinn Robinson    News    January 15, 2014

Judges, Mayors, Champions

July • The airline that provides Essential Air Service to Glasgow and other small cities in Montana has decided to leave the state. Silver Airways notified the U.S. Department of Transportation...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 1, 2014

Dan Carney Moves On

As the New Year takes shape, a new mayor for Glasgow will take her seat. Becky Erickson will be taking the place of Dan Carney. Carney might be stepping down from city council and from the mayor... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 11, 2013

Fire Chief Seeks New Ladder Truck; Others Differ

What started out as a request for matching funds for a new ladder truck for the Glasgow Fire Department became an argumentative discussion between city council members and Glasgow Fire Chief Brandon...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 27, 2013

City Faces Crunch Time For Levee

One of the hottest topics at the Glasgow City Council meeting had council members and the mayor trying to figure out how to handle higher waters. With flood being a common problem in the Glasgow area, the city council tried to discuss taking action...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 27, 2013

Mayor-Elect Erickson's Council Seat Up For Grabs

The outcome of the November election left some tension and a vacancy open at the Glasgow City Council meeting that took place on Monday, Nov. 18. The city council had to seek a new position left vacant by Becky Erickson, who will take the mayor’s...

 By Samar Fay    News    November 6, 2013

Glasgow, Nashua Get New Mayors

In Tuesday’s municipal elections, voters in Glasgow and Nashua decided to change the names at the top. Glasgow Mayor Dan Carney, looking for his third term, lost to Becky Erickson, an 18-year veteran of the Glasgow City Council. The vote was... Full story

 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

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...

 Sports    August 14, 2013

Phillips, Schmidt Win Walleye Tourney

Here are the Top 10 finishers – the only teams to reel in more than 10 pounds – in this month's 2013 Women's Walleye Tournament hosted by the Glasgow/Fort Peck chapter of Walleye's Unlimited. The annual event was based at Fort Peck Marina. 1....

 By Samar Fay    News    July 3, 2013

Lots Of Local Election Candidates

When filing for municipal elections closed on June 27, it was apparent that interest in serving in local office is high. The slate of candidates in Glasgow runs three deep for two of the city’s wards and the mayor will have to do some campaigning...

 By Samar Fay    News    July 3, 2013

Glasgow Water Rate Hike Recommended

The Water Committee of the Glasgow City Council has determined that water rates are not sufficient to meet costs and fund the reserve account for expensive equipment replacements that will soon be needed. The last increase in water rates was in 1999....

 By Samar Fay    News    June 5, 2013

City Council To Rebid Fire Hall Roof

No bids to repair the roof of Glasgow’s south side fire hall were received by the deadline last week. Director of Public Works Bob Kompel said three contractors picked up bid packets. He was following up with two of them to ask why they chose not t...

 By Samar Fay    News    May 1, 2013

Mayor Carney Faces A Battle

A line had formed at the Clerk and Recorder’s office before it opened on Monday. Becky Erickson said she got there at 20 minutes to eight to be the first person to file for the Glasgow mayor’s race. Erickson has served on the Glasgow City...