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 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...

 
 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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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,...

 
 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...

 

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...

 

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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 

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....

 

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...

 
 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...

 

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...

 
 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...

 

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....

 
 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...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 10, 2016

GPD Emphasizes Community and Victim Advocacy

Prevention specialist Jennifer Fuller is one of several members of our local police department who have been representing Glasgow in law enforcement circles lately. She wrote an article titled Scottie...

 

Local Victims' Advocate Recognized

Attorney General Tim Fox presented three 2016 Outstanding Crime Victim Advocate of the Year awards at a ceremony July 15 at the Lewis & Clark Library Community Room in Helena. Among the...

 

Update from GPD: Cut Your Grass

Chief of Police Bruce Barstad would like to again remind the Glasgow community to make sure their lawns and weedy lots in the city of Glasgow are well kept and mowed. Also, the police department will soon be posting formal notices to cut the grass,...

 

Glasgow Police Department

On Friday, June 3, and Saturday, June 4, the Glasgow Police Department and the Valley Veterinary Clinic will be hosting the annual program for animal licensing and administration of rabies shots at the South Side Fire Hall. The hours of the program...

 
 By Parker Kulczyk    News    May 18, 2016

GPD Reminder To Pet Owners

Glasgow Police Department has had recent complaints of dogs chasing runners, walkers or other pedestrians. The department would like the community to contact them with the address and description of the dog if there is a problem. GPD would also like...

 
 By Parker Kulczyk    News    May 11, 2016

Update From Glasgow Police Department

After the recent influx of rain and warmer weather, Glasgow Police Department would like to remind everyone to make sure their yards and lots are well kept. City code for “nuisance weeds” calls for any weeds, grass or other vegetation be under...

 
 By Parker Kulczyk    News    April 27, 2016

Ghost-Out: An Eye Opener

Most young people think they are invincible, they can't be scathed, their actions won't hurt anyone. The "ghost-out" held at the Glasgow High School, April 20 was meant to change these perceptions of...

 

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