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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 15, 2015

Worker Camps: Glasgow Takes Look

First Of Two Parts A small group from Glasgow made the trip out to Williston last week to get an inside look at what the workforce camps might look like in Valley County if the TransCanada Keystone...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 11, 2015

Pipeline Workforce Camps In Focus

This is the second of two articles in The Courier regarding concerns about the proposed Valley County Keystone XL pipeline workforce camps.TransCanada officials visited recently and participated in a public hearing where the plans were discussed. A...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 4, 2015

Veto Or Not, Pipeline Talk Big Here

The Valley County Planning and Zoning Commission held its first public hearing on work force camps proposed by TransCanada during the Keystone XL Pipeline project. Valley County would house two of the...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 25, 2015

President Vetos The Keystone XL

True to his word, President Barack Obama vetoed the Keystone XL Pipeline bill that passed both the House and the Senate in the last month. Those votes were not enough to overcome a veto. He released a veto message to Americans. “The presidential...

 
 By Mike Lang--Montana State Representative    Opinion    February 25, 2015

Halftime For Legislature

Hello to the Hi-Line from your Capitol in Helena. The 64th Montana Legislature is at the halfway point. The easy work has been done and the hard decisions are before us. The House and Senate leadership are working together and await the Executive...

 
 News    February 11, 2015

Hearing Set For Pipeline Man Camps

As things possibly could be moving forward, slowly, with the Keystone XL Pipeline, the Valley County Planning Board is also moving forward with discussions on two construction workforce camps that could be placed in the county. A public hearing is...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 4, 2015

Keystone XL Gains Senate Approval

It was a hurdle finally jumped on Thursday, Jan. 29. The U.S. Senate finally passed the Keystone XL Pipeline bill with enough votes to overcome a veto. The final count was 62-36 and Sen. Jon Tester did vote in favor of the pipeline in the end. With...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 28, 2015

Votes Tear Down Keystone XL Again

“It'll pass guys, relax! It's been seven years, what's the hurry,” one commenter stated on a social media post by the radio host of Voices of Montana, Aaron Flint. Once again the Keystone Pipeline has failed as the votes needed to overcome a...

 
 By Bob Brown    Opinion    January 21, 2015

Building Montana: The Opportunity Is Here

As many as 2,000 temporary high-paying blue-collar jobs will be created in Montana if the U.S. government approves the much publicized Keystone XL pipeline. More than twice as many similar private-sector construction jobs, however, will result from...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 14, 2015

Keystone XL Pipeline: The Saga Continues

Will the hand of power slap it down again? That's the question that many might be wondering in the upcoming weeks, as the Keystone XL Pipeline bill made its way through the Senate Energy and Natural R...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 14, 2015

2014: The Year That Was In Local News

July • While the flood of 2011 is still a topic of conversation, necessary repair work at Fort Peck Dam is ongoing. Even though several repair projects have been completed, the U. S. Army Corps of E...

 
 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    November 19, 2014

Keystone XL Hits and Misses In A Week

The highly charged debate surrounding the Keystone XL Pipeline, which could heavily impact Valley County, found approval and rejection in a week's time. Last week on Friday, Nov. 14, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill of approval for...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 24, 2014

County Budget Near Approval

The Valley County budget is still getting some last minute adjustments before the commissioners look at passing the finalized budget in the upcoming week. While there wasn't a lot of changes made from the previous year there were a few noteworthy...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 17, 2014

Pipeline Backers Keep Up The Fight

Waiting on pipe dreams is a literal term when some groups refer to the Keystone XL Pipeline. Members of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce are in this category, and this week they will be traveling around 900 miles along the proposed pipeline to have what...

 
 By John Lacey    Opinion    August 6, 2014

Plans For Adding Rail Line Here Are Off Track

It is reported that the Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railroad (BNSF) is planning to lay another line of tracks through Valley County to enhance their oil transportation capabilities. In my opinion, there is a better option than having another set of...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 30, 2014

Is There A Winner In Fort Peck Legal Case?

A hearing was set for Thursday, July 31, but District Judge Blair Jones signed off on a motion for summary judgement, dismissing the plaintiff's claims without prejudice and awarding attorney's fees and costs to Jeffrey Robertson. While the battle...

 
 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...

 
 By Steve Daines--U.S. Representative    Opinion    February 26, 2014

Montana Needs More High-Paying Jobs

At RightNow Technologies, I helped grow a small software startup into Bozeman’s largest commercial employer, creating hundreds of high-paying Montana jobs along the way.  And after spending 28 years in business, I’ve come to know that there are...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 5, 2014

Keystone XL Pipeline May Face More Hurdles Yet

Questions between bigger business and a healthy environment are at much of the controversy of the Keystone XL Pipeline that would come through Valley County and travel all the way to Nebraska and eventually the Gulf of Mexico. This past week the...

 
 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...

 
 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    November 27, 2013

Rebecca Rodriguez, A Truly Remarkable Young Lady

Friends, I'd like you to meet Rebecca Rodriguez who is originally from Texas, now lives in Seattle with her husband, and attends college in California. Rebecca is doing her master's degree thesis in...

 
 By Matt Rosendale    Opinion    July 24, 2013

Keystone XL: End The Wait

The U.S. is faced with a unique opportunity to take energy matters into our own hands with the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline. With more than 60 years’ experience, TransCanada is a leader in the responsible development and reliable...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    July 3, 2013

Working On The Railroad

It would be hard to miss this railroad project. Wooden ties have been laid out along the tracks from Glasgow to Wolf Point for weeks. Odd yellow machines are clustered on sidings. Motels in Glasgow ar...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    May 1, 2013

He Walks The Line

A CBS producer and writer has come from the Big Apple to the Big Sky to ask Valley County people about the effect the Keystone XL oil pipeline might have on this area, if it receives presidential...