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Ag Expo Features Seminars, Dinner, Honors and Fun

The Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture invite you to be part of history at the inaugural Northeast Montana Ag Expo on Friday, Oct. 13, at the Valley Event Center. The expo is a combination of the longstanding “New Trends in...

 
 By James Walling    News    August 23, 2017

Viewpoints on the Solar Eclipse

Whether you travelled to view Monday's eclipse in its totality, as the Courier's A.J. Etherington did, or simply stopped to gaze in wonder at the partial event someplace locally, it was a day to...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 26, 2017

Lodgepole Complex Fire Continues to Rage

The Lodgepole Complex fire continues to devour range land, homes, and farms in Garfield and Petroleum Counties, approximately 52 miles northeast of Jordan. At press time, the fires had consumed more...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – JULY 19 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. - Crazy Day of Fun at Little Campers. Salsberry Brothers will be set up in front of the store for an afternoon of sliding and bouncing, weather permitting. Little ones can paint, chalk, construct and illustrate...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 12, 2017

Gianforte Hears from Northeast Montana Farmers and Ranchers

U.S. Congressman for Montana Greg Gianforte left his weekend schedule on July 8, to meet with local farmers, ranchers, agriculture industry supporters, implement dealers and the me...

 

Northeast Montana Experiences Extreme Drought

On June 24, Governor Bullock issued an Executive Order declaring a drought emergency for various counties, including Valley and Roosevelt. The counties under this emergency have seen record low...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 3, 2017

'Sunlight & Storm' Photo Contest Open

In an effort to challenge and inspire local photographers, the Courier and Sean R. Heavey are asking for submissions to the first edition of the Sunlight & Storm photo contest to be held over the...

 

NWS Glasgow Getting Radar Upgrades

Beginning Monday, April 3, The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Glasgow will be doing upgrades to the weather radar. The upgrades are expected to last approximately three days, during which time the radar will be down. If a threat of...

 

Jeffrey Howard Banfield Alexander

Jeffrey Howard Banfield Alexander, 36, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016, at the University of Utah Burn Center after a house explosion in Glasgow, Mont., Friday, June 10, 2016. He was born to Charlene Alexander and Howard Banfield Jan. 12, 1980,...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    January 4, 2017

State Wide Test of AMBER Alert System on Jan. 13

The Montana Department of Justice will be conducting a statewide test of the AMBER Alert System. The test, set to go off at 10 a.m. on Jan. 13, will be an end-to-end live system test and should include cell phone alerting as well. Montana’s AMBER...

 

Mayor Speaks on City Issues

Editorial note: Due to a printing error on Oct. 19, the Courier is rerunning the following article with updated content. Mayor Becky Erickson and Director of Public Works Rob Kompel sat down with the Courier to discuss the city’s success in...

 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Dane Thank you Glasgow Courier and specificaly Dane Osen for your local reporting!!! As a spouse of an active duty military member, we rely on your hometown reporting. Your journalism standards are unbiased and helpful. Your efforts helped us...

 

Mayor Speaks on City Issues

Mayor Becky Erickson and Director of Public Works Rob Kompel sat down with the Courier to discuss the city’s success in soliciting grants, raising money for the recent fire truck purchase, handling the declared state of emergency, the final stage...

 

Flood Level Predictions Lowered

The recent weather events here in Valley County and beyond are taking both front and center stage. Starting Oct. 1, localized flooding due to rainfall has been reported in several areas. According to NWS’ Tanja Franzen, the flood predictions are...

 

Flood Reports from Valley County Ranchers

Recent flooding throughout Valley and Phillips counties have had impacts on low lying areas, drowning out hay bales and alfalfa seed as well as covering roads. The Courier spoke with local ranchers...

 

Jeffrey Howard Banfield Alexander

Jeffrey Howard Banfield Alexander, 36, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2016, at the University of Utah Burn Center after a house explosion in Glasgow, Mont., Friday, June 10, 2016. A memorial for Jeffrey will be held in Arizona at a currently...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 15, 2016

Glasgow Resident Badly Burned in Home Explosion

An explosion of currently unknown origin demolished and burned a northwestern Glasgow home Friday, June 10, at 6:22 a.m. badly injuring the occupant and completely destroying the home. According to...

 
 By Tanja Fransen    News    March 2, 2016

Concerns About Wireless Alerts

With the recent occurrence of an Amber Alert there have been several concerns that alerts did not reach mobile phones across several counties in northeast Montana. Some phones were not alerted because the option for Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEAs) w...

 

Fransen Travels to NOLA

In early January, Tanja Fransen from the National Weather Service attended the 96th Annual American Meteorological Society meeting in New Orleans, La. While there, she presented a poster highlighting...

 

Film Shorts: Valley Cinemas, Streaming, The Worx

It's still a Star Wars New Year at Valley Cinemas, as Star Wars: The Force Awakens stays on for a fourth almost unprecedented week. It's joined by The Revenant, Oscar-winner Alejandro González...

 

Hoar Frost

A dose of hoar frost helped decorate much of the Glasgow area for the holidays this past week. The weather phenomenon typically occurs when there is a combination of snow on the ground, open water on...

 

Montana Winter Weather Awareness Week Is October 5-9

Each year in the United States, there are an average of 7,100 weather related vehicle fatalities, accounting for 24 percent of all vehicle fatalities. This is more than all other weather related deaths combined. Winter storms also claim dozens of...

 

Hail, Hinsdale: July 27, 2015

The Courier's Virgil Vaupel measures hail collected in Hinsdale after thunderstorms hit the area on July 27. Elsewhere, the National Weather Service in Glasgow found that a large macroburst hit...

 
 By James Walling    News    July 15, 2015

Smoke, Health Risks Persist In Region

Smoke from massive Canadian fires continues to affect air quality locally, according to Tanja Fransen of ​​National Weather Service Glasgow. Despite varying weather patterns, fire​s in Alberta,...

 
 By Tanja Fransen    News    July 8, 2015

Air Quality Update from the National Weather Service

July 7, 2015 We at the NWS are anticipating this smoke will continue on and off with different levels of severity for several weeks at least. In coordination with the public health officials, we will be using a 3-mile visibility or lower criteria...

 

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