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 By David Pippin    Opinion    August 26, 2015 

Open Letter on PRMP/FEIS

Dear Governor Bullock: I, David Pippin, a lifelong resident of Valley County (political subdivision of the State of Montanan), do here by protest the “HiLine Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement (PRMP/FEIS)" on... Full story

 Sports    July 1, 2015

Fireworks Safety Reminders

From DNRC The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) and firefighters across Montana want to help you celebrate Independence Day with wildfire safety in mind. As we draw near the Fourth of July, many of us celebrate with fami... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 6, 2015

Bison Bill Gets The Boot, APR Requests Change In Grazing

After a lot of work on a bill that passed both through the Montana Senate and House, Sen. John Brenden-R was disappointed yesterday as his bill SB 284 was vetoed. The bill would allow county...

 News    January 28, 2015

Road, Health Department Closings Announced

A road closure and temporary health department closure will affect area residents in the next week. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has announced that the Beaver Branch Road south of Glasgow will be closed starting Jan. 27, 2015. It will not... Full story

 By Sierra Dawn Stoneberg-Holt    Opinion    November 12, 2014

The Depressing Bison Meeting

There have been two more state bison meetings since last I wrote. One was July 14 and 15 in Billings to propose testable alternatives for an Environmental Impact Statement, and one was Oct. 9 in Great Falls to develop those alternatives. There was a... Full story

 By Stephen Larsen    Opinion    October 15, 2014

Sage Grouse Conservation In Big Sky Country

Much of rural and small town Montana depends on the economic impact of recreation and tourism. Camping, hunting, fishing, birding, hiking, guiding and other activities in 11 Western states, including Montana, brought in $623 million in direct... Full story

 News    September 3, 2014

Drivers Beware Of Dangers On Secondary Roads

Bureau of Land Management offices along the Hi-Line are warning drivers to be cautious when traveling secondary roads en route to or on BLM-managed lands, due to damage caused by a recent multi-day rain event. Preliminary assessments by BLM...

 Sports    August 13, 2014

Drawdown Postponed At Paulo

A water drawdown planned to begin Aug. 15 at Paulo Reservoir south of Glasgow has been postponed, Bureau of Land Management officials said Tuesday. The postponement will allow more management options to be considered as Montana Fish, Wildlife &... Full story

 By Jennifer Fielder--Montana State Senator    Opinion    June 4, 2014

Transfer Of Public Lands Would Benefit Montana

It’s a big idea and it’s rightfully reaping big debate nationwide. Can and should states assume control of federally held public lands within our borders? Many colleagues and experts throughout the west have studied the issue intensively, and we...

 By Dave Reinhardt--Valley County Commissioner    Opinion    April 30, 2014

Extremely Interested With Mr. Bundy In Nevada

Dear Editor: Since one third of Valley County is controlled by the Bureau of Land Management, I am extremely interested in the happenings with Mr. Bundy in Nevada. Putting aside the big issue of Federal verses State, my concern is the force being...

 Sports    April 23, 2014

Paddlefish Season To Begin May 1

This year’s Montana paddlefish seasons will again kick off on May 1 with the opening of the Missouri River section from Fort Benton downstream to Fort Peck Dam. But the public needs to be aware that camping and other access will be limited at the...

 By John Brenden--Montana State Senator    Opinion    April 9, 2014

Proposed BLM Land Exchange A Good Deal

Montana outdoor enthusiasts have it pretty good.  With over 32 million acres of state and federal land open to all sorts of recreational opportunities, we truly are an outdoors mecca. Most of that public property has ample access, but some is...

 Sports    April 2, 2014

BLM: Special Rec Permit In Works

The Bureau of Land Management Glasgow Field Office is seeking public input regarding an application for a Special Recreation Permit for providing commercially guided big game hunting on BLM administered public lands in north Valley County and...

 Opinion    February 5, 2014

The Reaction

The Courier was flooded with news releases Tuesday after the Senate passed the so-elusive Farm Bill, 68-32, that President Obama was expected to sign into reality. Here's a sampling. Montana Grain Growers Association The Montana Grain Growers... 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 Hal Herring    Opinion    January 1, 2014

Sportsmen Have Say On Preserving The Best Of Montana

Too often in our debates over Montana’s public lands, we seem to forget just how incredibly lucky we are to have these lands at all. This is especially true of the 2.4 million acres of land managed by the Bureau of Land Management in the Hi-Line...

 Opinion    December 4, 2013

Sage Grouse: The Draft Plan

The Bureau of Land Management has released for review and public comment the Lewistown Field Office Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment and Environmental Impact Statement. It is available for review and comment throughout...

 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    October 30, 2013

Nonproductive Land

Introducing the North American Serengeti. A proposed million acres or so of Montana land, public and private, which will turn productive land that would feed hundreds of thousands of people into a reserve that produces, actually, nothing. “We want...

 By Samar Fay    News    October 2, 2013

Federal Shutdown Hits Here

There’s no one answering the phone at the Glasgow Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management. “No one is available to take your call because of the government shutdown,” a recorded message says. A recording at the USDA office intones,... Full story

 Sports    September 11, 2013

FWP Veteran Tom Flowers New Region 6 Supervisor

Tom Flowers, a 25-year veteran of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, has been named as the agency’s new Region 6 supervisor. In his new position, Flowers, 54, will supervise about 40 full-time employees in an administrative area that spans from the...

 By Mike Penfold    Opinion    August 28, 2013

BLM Finds Reasonable Balance In Plans For Montana Land

A director of the United Property Owners organization described proposed Resource Management plans of the Bureau of Land Management in a very incorrect and misleading way in a recent Montana newspaper opinion piece. He got it dangerously wrong and...

 By Samar Fay    News    June 19, 2013

Canadian Oil Firm Pulls Lease Offer

A Canadian oil exploration company has withdrawn the offer it made to lease minerals on land belonging to Valley County, citing the difficulty of conducting business under restrictions intended to...

 By Travis Kavulla    Opinion    June 5, 2013

Speak Out On BLM's Hi-Line Plan

When did the sage grouse become a national priority surpassing energy independence, and does this fowl really require millions of acres of energy-rich land to survive? Those are the obvious questions that arise when reading the Bureau of Land...

 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    May 29, 2013

Who Are Essential Gov't Workers?

A few years ago I was trucking my way around Washington, D.C. in a snowstorm of Biblical proportions. A voice came over my radio saying, “ All non-essential government employees need not report to... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    May 8, 2013

BLM Rewrites Hi-Line Management Plan

The Bureau of Land Management is taking comments on a draft resource management plan (RMP) for the 2.4 million acres of public land and 4.2 million acres of federal minerals it manages in the HiLine District, which stretches from the Rockies to...