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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 15, 2014 

Meet The Valley County Candidates

With absentee ballots out and over 250 votes already in, that last push for candidates to get their story out there is in full swing. The Glasgow Courier hopes to educate voters on who’s on our ballot in our local county, both contested and... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 8, 2014

Officials Want Local Drug Court

Drugs don't discriminate. A courtroom is a place for justice, a place full of decisions and consequences, but can you imagine a court that focuses on treatment and healing? Drug courts, or sometimes referred to as treatment courts could be coming to...

 
 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...

 
 News    August 13, 2014

Expanded Drug Task Force Gets A Hand

The Havre Police Department has been awarded $179,833.76 from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program for the Tri-Agency Drug Task Force for the 2014-15 grant year. It's money that will help the Glasgow area. The drug task force...

 
 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 14, 2014

Granger: Above & Beyond The Call Of Duty

Sometimes the best employees are the ones who pay attention to the smaller details and go just a little above their job description. Those employees often leave lasting impressions on the employers and on the business. A local Glasgow resident and ha...

 
 By Steven Page    Opinion    April 2, 2014

Detention Center Paying Off For County?

Dear Editor: Commissioner Pippin’s report that the Valley County Detention Center had become profitable at a recent public meeting was further expanded on by Commissioner Reinhardt in last week’s Courier. I am not in a position to debate the...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 26, 2014

Drugs: Citizens Can Take A Stand

This is Part 5 of a series of articles focusing on educating the community about drug use in Valley County. An African proverb states that it takes a village to raise a child. More than just the paren... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 19, 2014

Scams On The Rise Across Area

It sounds like a dream. You pick up the phone and someone informs you that you just won the lottery. While many are savvy to the current scams, there are still people out there who end up giving out financial information and find their finances have...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 5, 2014

Behind Bars, Navigating The System

This is Part 3 of a series of articles focusing on educating the community about drug use in Valley County. Falling in with the wrong crowd and getting involved with illegal activities might have some rewards, or so it may seem to some involved.... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 26, 2014

Two Senators, One Glasgow

Glasgow seniors had the chance to meet last week with U.S. Sen. Jon Tester and Sen. John Walsh. The two passed through Glasgow while visiting with agencies and citizens during their "listening" tour....

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 19, 2014

Is The Brain On Drugs, Or Are Drugs On The Brain?

This is Part 2 of a series of articles focusing on educating the community about drug use in Valley County. It's a chicken or the egg question. Which came first? Do drug users develop mental problems... Full story

 
 Obituaries    January 29, 2014

L.R. 'Smitty' Smith Jr.

L.R. "Smitty" Smith Jr. died on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Billings, Mont. from pneumonia complications. He was born on Jan. 15, 1947, in Charlotte, N.C., the son of Lemuel...

 
 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

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    January 1, 2014

Glasgow's Growth Policy

As more home businesses are becoming part of today’s culture and Glasgow is shifting into a time of change, the city has looked to add a growth policy. The decision was made to go ahead with the policy through the firm DJ&A. Recently, the company...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 18, 2013

New Deputy Arrives In Valley County

A new addition has been welcomed at the Valley County Sheriff's Office in Glasgow. Deputy Christopher Richter began work for the county on Monday, Dec. 16. County commissioners approved his employment at their meeting that took place on Tuesday,...

 
 By Barbara Gallagher    Opinion    December 18, 2013

Helping A Dog In The Cold

Dear Editor: Over the last month I have been trying to make a dog's life better. It is a dog I watch day after day. He is outside in a kennel that has no shelter for him to get warm. Several times I have seen that he has no food or water. He lays in...

 
 Obituaries    November 13, 2013

James Murray Olk

James Murray Olk, 74, of Glasgow, Mont., died Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at his home of a pulmonary embolism. Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 15, at 11 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church in...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    October 23, 2013

Council Says Yes To Long Run Fire Department

The Glasgow City Council voted Monday to allow the Long Run Fire Department to proceed with plans to build a new building on the city land they already occupy on Lasar Drive. They must bring their plans in for approval and follow state building...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    October 9, 2013

No Driver's License Required? St. Marie Man Makes His Case

City, county and state officials received a 25-page “memorandum of law” from a St. Marie man on Monday that painstakingly outlined legal reasons why the government has no right to require that he have a driver’s license. Terry-Lee, as he...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    October 9, 2013

Council Discusses Proposed Fire Hall

The Glasgow City Council agenda Monday night included a new building for the Long Run Fire Department and two water issues. Long Run firefighters have been shuttling between the City Council and the Valley County commissioners, trying to get permissi...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    August 14, 2013

Chipping In: Stray Pets To Be Scanned For Microchips

The police, the animal pound and the vets in Glasgow are all on the same page now, recommending microchipping pets so they can be identified and returned if they get lost. Police Chief Bruce Barstad recently displayed the microchip reader the departm...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    July 17, 2013

City Council OKs Animal Shelter Deal

Glasgow has a new contract for an animal shelter to care for dogs and cats impounded by the police department. At the regular City Council meeting on Monday, they voted to approve an 11-month contract with Matt and Lisa Baxter, who own Valley...

 

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