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 By David Pippin    Opinion    August 26, 2015

Open Letter on PRMP/FEIS

Dear Governor Bullock: I, David Pippin, a lifelong resident of Valley County (political subdivision of the State of Montanan), do here by protest the “HiLine Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement (PRMP/FEIS)" on... Full story

 By Ron Stoneberg    Opinion    June 10, 2015

Gauging the Greater Sage Grouse Listing Dilemma

The time is rapidly approaching when the US Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) has to do something or get-off-the-pot concerning listing the greater sage grouse under the Endangered Species Act...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 4, 2015

TransCanada Pipeline Officials Visit To Make Their Point

Only a week after the presidential veto, TransCanada officials made their rounds talking with local officials and groups in town. Bud Anderson, an employee of Western Energy Planning who is an independent contractor for TransCanada, met with the...

 By Chuck Denowh    Opinion    February 4, 2015

FWP And Problematic Wildlife

The last few decades in Montana have seen a remarkable recovery in wildlife populations. For example, Montana’s elk population was down to almost 20,000 animals in 1940. By 1970 it had increased somewhat to 55,000. But after that we’ve seen...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 7, 2015

2014: The Year That Was In Local News

January • Has Glasgow really been sucked into some vortex that's dropped the temperatures below zero? The easy answer is no. Tanja Fransen, warning coordination meteorologist at National Weather...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 10, 2014

Downtown Revitalization Plan On The way

The city council has approved the bid for a downtown revitalization plan from Land Solutions, LLC. At $12,000, it was the lowest bid. Other bids that came in were at $20,000 and higher. Land Solutions' proposal outlined working with the city staff...

 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...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 15, 2014

Local Housing Crunch: It's Real And It's Documented

Something that may not be a shock to some is that housing in Glasgow may be hard to come by. The growth policy Glasgow has developed shows that there is a lack in affordable housing in the area. Key findings in the report show that in 2010 around 85...

 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 Samar Fay    News    May 15, 2013

Glasgow Growth: Focus Group Weighs In

The city of Glasgow’s Growth Policy project team held four focus group and visioning workshop meetings at the Civic Center last week. The Housing Focus Group met Wednesday evening, and three meetings were held Thursday: Community Services and...

 By Samar Fay    News    May 1, 2013

City-County Planning Board To Be Dissolved

The Valley County commissioners voted Tuesday to publish a notice of their intent to dissolve the defunct City-County Planning Board. It is a housekeeping measure to clear the old joint board off the books since the city of Glasgow has informed the...