(51) stories found containing 'county road department'

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 By Dane Osen    News    October 19, 2016

LeRoy Kountz, Candidate For Commissioner

Leroy Kountz is one of three candidates for the position of county commissioner in Valley County. Kountz joined the Montana National Guard at the age of 17, and graduated from Glasgow High School in... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    September 14, 2016

Joe Horn, Candidate For County Commissioner

This week, I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Joe Horn, one of the three candidates running for Valley County Commissioner, to discuss his experience and views on key issues facing the... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    August 24, 2016

John Fahlgren, Candidate for County Commissioner

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with John Fahlgren, one of three candidates for Valley County Commissioner, to talk about his experiences, and to provide his opinion on certain key issues facing the county. Fahlgren held a position with... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    July 27, 2016

Fire Drill Suspended for Actual Fire in St. Marie

Originally, the plan was to meet with the guys from the St. Marie Fire Department on the afternoon of July 24. I was going to watch them drill and shoot the breeze about a few of them getting their...


Donald 'Smokey' LeRoy Stover

Donald "Smokey" LeRoy Stover, 81, of Nashua, Mont., passed away Thursday, May 19, 2016, at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont., after having been recently diagnosed with cancer. He was... Full story


William 'Bill' Kuki

William "Bill" Kuki, 74, passed away on Friday, May 6, 2016, at Park Place Nursing Home of complications from brain tumors. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 11, at 11 a.m. at Trinity... Full story


Hillside Letters

GEORGIE KULCZYK THE COURIER School pride and civic identity is pervasive in Valley County. Among other things, area residents take pride in our athletic and academic programs, the hardiness and...

 By Parker Kulczyk    News    March 16, 2016

Valley County Health Says: 'W8 2 TXT'

The Valley County Health Department will be holding its first Red Thumb Reminder Day in the Glasgow High School Cafeteria Thursday, March 17. Health department staff and students will be painting...


Drug Court Now in Session

It's not everyday people get excited about going to court, but Friday, Jan. 22 was just a little different. It was the first day of drug court in Glasgow. The courtroom was far from packed, but there...


Film Shorts: Valley Cinemas, Streaming, The Worx

This week, Valley Cinemas holds over The Revenant, the Alejandro González Iñárritu's survival tale about Hugh Glass, the region's trapper scout in the early 1800s. The film has been validated by a...

 By James Walling    News    January 6, 2016

City Council Update

The Glasgow City Council met for a brief, post-holiday session in council chambers on Jan. 4. Among the agenda items addressed were the approval of two Dry Prairie Rural Water easments. Both are...

 By Lih-An Yang    News    November 11, 2015

You Hit a Deer...What to Do?

As nightfall sets in sooner and longer in the fall, there is a risky mix on Montana roads that requires drivers to be extra alert. There might be increased traffic from drivers ed students filling their hours, parents driving to out-of-town ball...


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...


New Cooperative Access Project in North Valley County

Carroll MT Properties, the Bureau of Land Management and the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation have teamed together to improve access to over 30,000 acres of public lands and to provide new access to 9,000 acres of private lands. This... Full story

 By Lih-An Yang    News    October 7, 2015

Bentonite Mine to Resume Operation After Hiatus

Mining is not a major industry in Valley County, but it has seen historical significance. Beside coal of the old days and gravel pits scattered throughout the county, bentonite is the only mineral that has brought commercial value to the county....

 By Lih-An Yang    News    September 30, 2015

BLM to Restrict Mine Claims for Sage Grouse

BLM has proposed to withdraw 983,156 acres of public land in Montana from “location and entry under the United States mining laws” to protect a key greater sage grouse conservation area. If approved by the Secretary of the Interior under the...


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...


Law Enforcement

Sheriff’s Department The Valley County Sheriff’s office has joined other law enforcement agencies across the state in the Department of Transportation’s “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. According to a January 2015 study published...


Tribes, Dry Prairie To Sign Water Pact For NE Montana

The Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of Fort Peck Reservation and Dry Prairie Rural Water Authority have announced their agreement for the delivery of water from the tribes' intake and treatment facilities near Wolf Point to Dry Prairie customers...

 By John Kelleher    News    March 25, 2015

Police Capture Escaped Inmate

Havre police and six other agencies were led on a high-speed chase throughout Havre to Chinook and to a field several miles south of Chinook Friday afternoon. In the end, they captured an escaped convict, Eric Bruce Fowler, born in 1980, a passenger...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 18, 2015

Fire Story

The supposed day of unluck came and went and nothing extraordinary happened for a local family. Saturday, March 14, came and the family went on with their normal daily activities. Becky Holter was at... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 11, 2015

Pipeline Workforce Camps In Focus

This is the second of two articles in The Courier regarding concerns about the proposed Valley County Keystone XL pipeline workforce camps.TransCanada officials visited recently and participated in a public hearing where the plans were discussed. A...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 4, 2015

Veto Or Not, Pipeline Talk Big Here

The Valley County Planning and Zoning Commission held its first public hearing on work force camps proposed by TransCanada during the Keystone XL Pipeline project. Valley County would house two of the... Full story


Floyd L. 'Shorty' Doke

Floyd L. “Shorty” Doke peacefully passed away at home from natural causes on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursdaay, Feb. 26, at the Lutheran Church in...


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


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