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 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 Fay Dowe    Opinion    August 13, 2014

Glasgow Cemetery Ordinance Needs Public Input

Dear Editor: The Glasgow cemetery ordinances need to be revamped, allowing those who purchase the plots to make their own choices. The problems are mainly which stones can be placed and what is allowed on the graves in the form of memorials. The...

 
 By Ben Trotter    Opinion    August 6, 2014

This Could Happen To You

Dear Editor: I am writing this letter to express my concerns in regard to what is happening at the Highland Cemetery. In July 2013, I visited my father’s gravesite at the cemetery and was appalled at what I saw. A large headstone had been placed... 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

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    Opinion    July 16, 2014

The Easiest Way To Participate In Government

I'll say it again, if we can't pay attention to the details and understand the fundamentals of government at the lowest levels, how can we ever hope to get a grasp on the national level and understand the real problems we're facing? Last week I talke...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    June 18, 2014

Change Proposed For Cemetery

It's an emotional struggle for families involved at the Glasgow Highland Cemetery. The issue is whether standing headstones should be left alone or a city ordinance should be changed to allow... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    June 4, 2014

City Court Moves A Few Spaces

A convenient move has made things a little easier for the Glasgow Police Department and for City Court. Glasgow City Council members discussed a possible move on April 21. The move is only two suites away from the original location on 121 3rd St. S....

 
 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 7, 2014

The City & County Audits

By Bonnie Davidson The Courier Crunching numbers is part of the annual tradition of audits for city and counties nationwide. It's part of the process to keep governments in check and to ensure that...

 
 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....

 
 Sports    April 30, 2014

FWP To Hold Meetings To Discuss Hunting, Fishing Licenses

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host a series of nine public meetings in May to review and discuss recent recommendations from an advisory council tasked with adjusting Montana’s hunting and fishing licenses and fees. The Fish & Wildlife...

 
 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 23, 2014

Fire Hall Roof Project Goes Back Out To Bid

While the wet season isn’t quite over yet, another winter has passed and the roof on the Glasgow South Side Fire Hall is still suffering damage with more moisture. The battle to put a roof on the fire hall has been ongoing as several different...

 
 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...

 
 Obituaries    April 9, 2014

Evan Joseph Granrud

Evan Joseph Granrud, 85, passed away on Friday, April 4, 2014, due to natural causes. A celebration of Evan's life was on April 8, at Bell Tower Funeral Home in Post Falls, Idaho, with Pastor David Op...

 
 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 James D. Rector    Opinion    March 12, 2014

Glasgow Parking: Time For Some Action

Dear Editor: Does Glasgow have a parking problem? Several years ago, the City Council did away [with] most of the parking restrictions for central business district when they removed the parking meters and all the associated hassle. Generally... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 26, 2014

Water Treatment Plant Gets Close Look

Water, it’s one of the most important functions in a municipality. While the city of Glasgow has finished the updates to the Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), it now is looking at possible future improvements to the city’s Water Treatment Plant...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 19, 2014

Farmers Market Site Ripening

While many will remember the last few decades of fresh produce being offered at the "Red Rock Plaza," they might not have realized they were walking on contaminated ground. The park located at 135...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 12, 2014

Facelift For Glasgow Train Depot

It might not be a memorable building for some. The white building with cracks and dingy paint isn't an attractive view, and some worry it might give the wrong impression of Glasgow. While it looks wea...

 
 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 Compiled by Bonnie Davidson and Quinn Robinson    News    January 8, 2014

Radioactive Waste, Bison and XL

January • The winter storm that hit northeast Montana on Thursday night, Jan. 10, wasn't a surprise. It had been making its way across the state, heralded by the forecasters. But its intensity on... Full story

 

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