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 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...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 27, 2014

Flash Floods

Valley County isn't a stranger to flooding. The occurrence of flooding is about once every two and a half years according to records at the Glasgow National Weather Service. Usually those floods take... 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...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 20, 2014

City: New Cemetery Law Will Stand

Not a lot of opposition showed up to the city council meeting on Monday, Aug. 18, as the Glasgow City Council made a final motion to approve the change to an ordinance allowing standing headstones on certain sections of the Highland Cemetery. The...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 13, 2014

A Group Effort: Rebuilding Candy Cane Park

Volunteers from NorthWest Energy and from the city of Glasgow came out from Great Falls, Malta and here in Glasgow to help plant trees around town. Some of those trees went to fill in a few areas in...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 13, 2014

The Question Is: Will You Take City Survey? Results Will Help Housing Plans

As residents of Glasgow start checking their mailboxes, they might spot an envelope asking to fill out a survey. Don't throw that envelope away; it's not junk mail. It's part of many steps needed to be taken to complete the housing plan that Great...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 6, 2014

New Tastes, Old Touches At Sam's

The old neon sign is nostalgic for many in the Glasgow community. It's probably one of the few neon signs of its kind left in the area. The bright flash of red, with a touch of green, is familiar to... Full story

 
 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...

 

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