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 By Dane Osen    News    June 21, 2017 

Changes in City Ordinance Permit Use of Certain Fireworks Within City Limits

Changes made to the city ordinance concerning fireworks will make life easier for both citizens and officers around Glasgow on July 4. The change allows citizens to fire off their fireworks from 12:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., between July 3 and July 5,... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    June 14, 2017

GPD Reminds Motorists of Speed Limit by Civic Center

With summer programs in full swing at the Civic Center and kids looking to beat the heat in the swimming pool, traffic has increased downtown. The Glasgow Police Department would like to remind drivers that there is a 15 mph speed limit on the two... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    June 7, 2017

Tour de Prairie Helps to Tighten Up Bike Safety

On June 4, Glasgow had its first bicycle rally, the Tour de Prairie. The summer bike tour of Glasgow enrolled 27 kids and 24 adults who rode their bikes along the tour's route, and afterwards... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    May 31, 2017

Law Enforcement Brief

It was a quiet weekend for local law enforcement. The Valley County Sheriff’s Office reported that over graduation weekend their concern is usually fatalities and there were none reported. The Glasgow Police Department also wants to remind pet... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    May 31, 2017

'Tour de Prairie' Adds to Global Bike Travel Weekend

On June 4, Glasgow area cycling enthusiasts will participate in a global event designed to encourage traveling by bicycle and spending the night at a campground, park, hotel, bed and breakfast, hostel, friend’s house or backyard. Bike Travel... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    May 17, 2017

Several Bike Safety Workshops Offered in Glasgow

With summer nearing and the temperatures rising, people of all ages are again beginning to ride their bicycles. While biking is a healthy mode of transportation, it still poses potential hazards and risks that can be minimized through helmets, being... Full story

 

Red Thumb Day's Walk the Walk A Success

On April 12, the Valley County Health Department hosted Glasgow Red Thumb Day's 'Walk the Walk' event. This was the second annual Red Thumb Reminder Event and consisted of activities in several... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    February 22, 2017

Law Enforcement Brief

An appearance is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 23 in Valley County District Court for Donald Jay Witkowski, who will make his initial appearance in court on charges related to the death of Glasgow’s Evelynn Garcia. Witkowski is expected to enter a... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    February 15, 2017

Residents at Roosevelt Hotel Relocated

On Feb. 10, the Glasgow Police Department responded to a complaint from a resident at the Roosevelt Hotel regarding water coming in from the ceiling. Responding Officer Trent Gamas observed water leaking from the ceiling on the third floor and... Full story

 

Law Enforcement Brief

In 2016, the Valley County Sheriff’s Office issued a total of 21 citations to area minors for incidents involving alcohol. According to Sheriff Vernon Buerkle, the intent behind the citations was to curb underage drinking, risky behavior and to... Full story

 

Understanding and Preventing Financial Exploitation

Cons, scams, sweepstakes, and identity theft are some examples of financial fraud and have been the tools of swindlers for quite some time. Those who would attempt to take money that is not theirs have been developing new and creative ways to ply... Full story

 

Alcohol Sales Compliance Checks Planned

The Glasgow Police Department, Valley County Sherriff’s Office and the Valley County DUI Task Force are partnering together to conduct alcohol sales compliance checks. These checks will be conducted at establishments that sell and/or serve... Full story

 

Ruby Fitzgerald

Ruby (Conatser) Fitzgerald, 98, of Choteau, Mont., passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at a local care facility. She will be entombed with her loving husband, James, at Arlington National Cemetery later in the Spring. She was born on Feb. 27,... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    January 18, 2017

Local Business Profile: Josh Sand

Local businessman Josh Sand is a busy fella. The proprietor behind Sand Electric, Sandpoint Properties, Sandpoint Storage and The Ice Man, along with helping his wife, Ronica with Little Scholars... Full story

 

Keeping an Eye Out for Hypothermia, Frostbite

The Glasgow Police Department asks everyone to be mindful of our winter weather. Hypothermia and frostbite are serious risks for anyone spending time outside this season. There are a number of risk factors to developing hypothermia. Those at the... Full story

 

Valley Event Center Offering Cash Reward for Information on Vandalism

On Dec. 11, someone rammed their vehicle into the Valley Event Center fire escape, tearing it completely loose. Unfortunately, this isn’t the first incident of vandalism at the VEC, according to Tim Volk, as there have been instances of garbage... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    December 14, 2016

County Commissioners: In Brief

During their regular session held on Dec. 7, Valley County Commissioners met with Mayor Becky Erickson and Director of Public Works Robert Kompel. The county commissioners passed a motion to accept a... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    November 16, 2016

Law Enforcement Brief

The Glasgow Police Department urges owners of campers and boats to remove them from city streets. With winter weather on the horizon, the GPD would like to remind Glasgow citizens that it is against city code for campers and boats to be parked on... Full story

 

Special Advocates Needed in Glasgow, Valley County

Right now in Valley County, there are 35 victims of child neglect and abuse waiting for a court appointed special advocate (CASA) to be assigned to their ongoing case. This total does not include the cases which have already been assigned advocates.... Full story

 

City Council Brief

The topics dominating the discussion at the City Council meeting held Oct. 3 were the hiring and projected hirings of Glasgow Police Department employees, city union negotiations, and City Council transparency. Other items discussed were the Levee... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    September 21, 2016

Law Enforcement Brief

The Glasgow Police Department is working together with the Billings Police Department in the ongoing burglary/theft investigation involving Adam Kelly. Kelly is currently being held in Musselshell County and GPD likely will be filing charges within... Full story

 

GPD Reports Burglar Behind Bars

The Glasgow Police Department is reporting that the suspect in a two-month string of burglaries throughout Glasgow has now been arrested in Roundup, Mont. The arrest occurred after the suspect committed a pair of automobile thefts. Sheriff Glen Meir... 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

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

THURSDAY, SEPT. 15 5:30-8 p.m. - Homecoming Dance with refreshments and live music by “The 3 Amigos” at Prairie Ridge. The dance is free to the public. 7 p.m. - The American Legion and Auxiliary #41 will meet at the VFW Hall in Glasgow.... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 31, 2016

GPD Investigates String of Thefts

Beginning Aug. 25, and continuing through the weekend, the Glasgow Police Department began receiving several reports of theft and illegal trespass to private structures and several vehicles. At this time, the police department has identified... Full story

 

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