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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... Full story

 

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... Full story

 

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... Full story

 
 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...

 
 By Tanja Fransen    News    July 1, 2015

Smoky Weather Explained

Smoky Air moved into Northeast Montana Monday Evening We’ve had a lot of calls about the smoke. Here are some updates on the source and movement of the air, and potential health concerns: The fire source region is in the boreal forest of northern...

 

Heat, Traffic Pose Early Seasonal Threats

Chief of Police Bruce Barstad reminds drivers not to leave children or pets unattended in vehicles during our warm season, even with the window slightly open. Temperatures in vehicles rise quickly and can easily lead to heatstroke and/or death for...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events In Our Area

WEDNESDAY – MAY 6 6 p.m. - A DC Trip meeting at GHS in room #4. It is not too late to sign up for the 2015-16 trip to DC. 6-8 p.m. - Free Skywarn Weather Spotter Class will be held at the Senior Citizen Center in Nashua. The National Weather... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events In Our Area

WEDNESDAY – APRIL 29 6 p.m. - The Valley County Democratic Central Committee County Convention in the Valley County Courthouse Community Room. For more info, call 263-1940. FRIDAY – MAY 1 A special display, “20th Century History of Aprons,” w... Full story

 

April Comes In Like A Lion

While it might seem out of the ordinary to have a snowstorm moving in right after Easter Sunday, the National Weather Service in Glasgow said it actually wasn't very out of the ordinary. The storm...

 

Glasgow Levee Panel Making Progress

It's been a few years in the making, and it could be a few more years until a final plan is complete. The Glasgow Levee Committee has been working over the last year on creating a System-Wide Improvement Program (SWIF) policy that will help address...

 

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...

 

Arctic Push Brings Snow And Bitter Cold

The New Year came with a lot of snow and cold temperatures. The National Weather Service in Glasgow reported that 6.7 inches of snow fell on Monday, Jan. 5. On top of the snowfall from Friday and Saturday, the snowfall added up to over 11 inches in t...

 

Storm Spotters Go National

By Bonnie Davidson The Courier The annual Skywarn Radio event took place this weekend at the National Weather Service in Glasgow. They started broadcasting around 5 p.m. Friday and continued through Saturday at 5 p.m. It sounded a little like a...

 

Turkey Day Weather For The Birds?

Family, food and football are American traditions for Thanksgiving. As residents may be heading out of town for festivities this year, they might want to make extra preparations as two storms make their way through the state this week. According to...

 

First Winter Storm Breaks Snowfall Record

Winter advisory warnings and watches went out for Northeast Montana over the past weekend – and they proved to be correct. The National Weather Service in Glasgow forecast accumulations in Valley...

 

Flood Recovery Begins

While the rains have stopped, the water is still flowing. The record-breaking rainfall isn't quite done causing damage as the waters as of Tuesday hadn't receded under flood levels. But the Milk... Full story

 

Now That Month Was Wet

The month of August was much wetter than normal. In fact it was the wettest August on record, and the fifth wettest month of all time. This was mainly due to a very slow moving storm system that brought record rainfall to the region from the 21st...

 

Flash Floods

Valley County isn't a stranger to flooding. The occurrence of flooding is about once every two and a half years according to records at the Glasgow National Weather Service. Usually those floods take... Full story

 

Wind Storm Causes Widespread Damage In Valley County

The National Weather Service in Glasgow had a busy day last week as warnings were issued for a storm that ended up moving rapidly through Valley County. The weather service reported that it was a...

 

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