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 By Dane Osen    News    March 8, 2017

Valley County Search and Rescue Raffle Winner

For the past 20 years the Valley County Search and Rescue (VCSAR) has been serving Northeast Montana. Established in 1997 by Alvie Hallock and Greg Speer under the direction of Valley County...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    March 1, 2017

Tribes Seek Reroute of Keystone, DAPL Back in Court

The Assiniboine Sioux Tribe of Fort Peck asked Keystone Pipeline Developer Trans-Canada to consider rerouting the pipeline and to have three alternative routes planned, in what the Tribes said was a move to protect the water supply. Currently, the Tr...

 

Ice Levels Treacherous

With the recent surge in temperatures in Northeast Montana, ice thickness has decreased dramatically, according to the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Service (FWP). Marc Kloker, information and program manager at FWP Region 6, reported that many of...

 

Smudzinski Wins Ice Fishing Derby

The 19th Annual Ice Fishing Derby was held Feb. 11 at the Dredge Cuts Trout Pond at Fort Peck Lake. This year's derby was very successful compared to the past two years, as the previous event was...

 

Cash Prizes for Ice Derby

The 19th Annual Ice Fishing Derby is set to kick off on Saturday, Feb. 11. The Derby will be held at the Fishing Access Site-The Dredge Cuts Trout Pond located on Highway 117. Registration is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with fishing from 12 p.m. to 3...

 

James Edward 'Jim' Liebelt

James Edward "Jim" Liebelt, 78, passed away unexpectedly at St. Vincent's Hospital in Billings, Mont., on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, surrounded by family and friends. Funeral services will be held on...

 

Delford Gene Neufeld

Delford Gene Neufeld went home peacefully to be with the Lord on Sunday, Nov. 6, at Billings Health and Rehabilitation Community. He was 81 years old. He was born on Jan. 21, 1935, in Glasgow, Mont.,...

 

Gerald "Jerry" Wayne Weisbeck

Gerald "Jerry" Wayne Weisbeck, 68, died on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, in his home surrounded by family after a lengthy battle with cancer. Services will be held Monday, Oct. 17, at 10 a.m. at The First...

 

Powerhouse Scotties Sweep Glasgow XC Invite

Several teams braved less than ideal conditions to compete at the GHS cross country invitational held in Fort Peck Sept. 24. The Scottie boys and girls swept the meet, with Emily Kolstad leading the...

 

Scottie Cross Country Sweeps x2

The Scottie cross country team competed at two separate meets last week and weekend. The first meet was held in Frazer Sept. 15, and both boys' and girls' varsity won. On Sept. 17, the team traveled to Culbertson for another meet and another win....

 

Bullock Unwilling to Debate in Northeast Montana

Governor Steve Bullock has declined an invitation from The Courier to debate in Northeast Montana, following a successful congressional debate between Congressman Ryan Zinke and challenger Denise Juneau held in nearby Frazer on Aug. 29. Bullock...

 

The Thing About Water

Oh yeah, you see water all around the United States in our rivers, lakes and streams and think “How can we ever run out of drinking water?” Stay tuned and I’ll give you a tutorial on our diminishing water supply right after a word from our...

 

Fort Peck Triathlon a Success

GEORGIE KULCZYK THE COURIER Despite some of the competitors experiencing some apparent pre-race jitters, a fun time was had by all at the Fort Peck Triathlon, and the weather was perfect. The event...

 
 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...

 

Just "Tri" It

The annual Fort Peck Triathlon is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 27. Organizers have decided to change things a bit this year with a new venue and a new route for runners. The new location for the event will be at the Flat Lake boat ramp, and the...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

MONDAY – FRIDAY AUG. 15-19 Fort Peck Sailing Club Mobile Optimist Sailing School. THURSDAY – AUG. 18 1-4 p.m. - Anniversary Open House at Hi-Line Home Programs, 605 3rd Ave. S. Come and meet the staff and learn more about our programs. 4-7 p.m....

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

THURSDAY – AUG. 11 3 p.m. - The Valley County Transit Board will meet at the Valley County Transit office (use the back door/east entrance). FRIDAY – SUNDAY AUG. 12-14 7:30 p.m. - “Mary Poppins” at Fort Peck Summer Theatre. Fridays and...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 3, 2016

Sailing Club Hosts Visit from Optimist Sailing School

The Fort Peck Sailing Club will be hosting a Mobile Optimist Sailing School Aug. 9-14 at the Fort Peck Marina.  The classes are targeted for youth ages 8-14 and will be taught by two certified...

 

Glasgow's City Pool is Drowning

The city pool in Glasgow was built where it stands, or slouches now, 43 years ago. It was opened in June of 1974. It was expected to last around 10 years. Like many other things in Glasgow, it has long outlasted its expiration date. It is now in...

 

Harold John Wetz

Harold John Wetz was born on Dec. 13, 1922, in Sturgis, S.D., at the home of his maternal grandparents, to Gerald Wetz and Amelia (Schaff) Wetz. He grew up on the family ranch east of Vale, S.D., alon...

 

Women's Walleye Tourney Draws 61 Teams

The Glasgow/Fort Peck chapter of Walleyes Unlimited held their annual Women's Walleye Tournament Saturday, July 30 on Fort Peck Lake. Taking home the top prize of $1000 were Avis McDowell and Misty...

 

Louis Durrell Sather

Louis Durrell Sather, 90, of Glasgow, Mont., died Saturday, July 2, 2016, at the Valley View Nursing Home in Glasgow. He was born on Sept. 4, 1925, in Glasgow. He graduated from Glasgow High School...

 

W. Udell Miller

W. Udell Miller, 79, passed away in the early morning hours on Friday, May 6, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services for W. Udell Miller will be held Friday, May 13, at 2 p.m. at the...

 

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