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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 17, 2014 

Progress On Water Treatment Plant

Glasgow may be a step ahead on improving infrastructure compared to other Eastern Montana communities that are in need to get ahead of the curve. The city finished up their wastewater treatment plant...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 10, 2014

The Bus Stops Here

It's been around long enough that some of the locals might take it for granted. But public transit in rural areas is often a struggle in small communities across the nation. Next month will mark 40... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 3, 2014

Water Customers May See Refund

The Glasgow City Council met and approved to pay back water customers over the next six months after a glitch in software was found by the auditors that made their visit in November. The software was unable to convert cubic feet and gallons. The...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 26, 2014

Glasgow PD Wants More Body Cams

With altercations involving police and civilians making headlines nationwide, perhaps Glasgow is a few steps ahead of the curve. Glasgow Police Chief Bruce Barstad explained that while the department has been using cameras for several years, they...

 
 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...

 
 Obituaries    October 8, 2014

John David Egosque

Our Heavenly Father wrapped his loving arms around our wonderful husband, father and grandfather, John David Egosque, on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. John passed away at the Frances Mahon Deaconess...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 17, 2014

Tainted Soil Minimal At Magruder Site

It was mostly good news, mixed with the reality that there was indeed contamination found at the old Magruder's Motor Co. property. The property is owned by the county after it was foreclosed on. Newfields was brought in to assess the contamination...

 
 Obituaries    September 17, 2014

Rita Mae Brown

On the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, Rita Mae Brown, 66, passed away at St. Vincent's Hospital in Billings, Mont., lovingly holding hands with her sons and encircled by other family members....

 
 Obituaries    September 10, 2014

David Bell

David Bell, 79, of Sheridan, Wyo., died Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in Billings, Mont. He was born May 31, 1935, in Malta, Mont., to Hazel Harden and Tennial Miles Bell. He attended first and second grade...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 3, 2014

Flood Recovery Begins

While the rains have stopped, the water is still flowing. The record-breaking rainfall isn't quite done causing damage as the waters as of Tuesday hadn't receded under flood levels. But the Milk... Full story

 
 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

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 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...

 

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