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 News    September 24, 2014 

How Low Will It Go? Jobless Rate Here 2.9%

Montana’s unemployment rate was at 4.7 percent in August, a slight increase of one-tenth of one percentage point from July. The jobless rate in Valley County, meanwhile, is now sitting just under 3 percent. At 2.9 percent, only 124 residents are...

 
 News    September 17, 2014

Jobless Rate Rises Slightly, Still Strong

Valley County's unemployment rate rose slightly in July and sits at 3.1 percent – with just 133 people reported as unemployed in the county. It was a similar story statewide. Montana’s unemployment rate was at 4.6 percent in July, a slight...

 
 News    September 10, 2014

Governor Declares State Disaster

FOR THE COURIER Gov. Steve Bullock declared a disaster for areas in central and eastern Montana after severe storms and heavy rains hit the area from August 21 through August 24. This will allow Bullock to mobilize state resources and the Montana Nat...

 
 News    September 10, 2014

Bullock Signs Sage Grouse Conservation Program Into Reality

FOR THE COURIER Gov. Steve Bullock was joined by representatives from natural resource industries, ranchers, wind power advocates, sportsmen, and conservationists, as he signed an executive order Tuesday establishing the Sage Grouse Habitat...

 
 News    July 16, 2014

McLean Visits FPCC

Lt. Gov. Angela McLean speaks Tuesday with attendees at the Main Street Montana Project meeting at Fort Peck Community College. She hosted the meeting in Poplar to discuss economic development... Full story

 
 News    June 25, 2014

Jobless Rate Dips Below 3% Here

Valley County’s unemployment rate in May dropped below 3 percent again, while Montana’s unemployment rate dropped 0.2 percentage points over the month for a rate of 4.6 percent in May. The U.S. unemployment rate held steady at 6.3 percent....

 
 By Steve Bullock--Montana Governor    Opinion    May 28, 2014

Bullock Makes Call On Bison

Gov. Bullock's office released this memo May 23 from him to Jan French of the Board of Livestock, with his directive for bison management as hazing operations begin around Yellowstone National Park, including on private property. • As provided by... Full story

 
 Sports    April 30, 2014

FWP To Hold Meetings To Discuss Hunting, Fishing Licenses

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host a series of nine public meetings in May to review and discuss recent recommendations from an advisory council tasked with adjusting Montana’s hunting and fishing licenses and fees. The Fish & Wildlife...

 
 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...

 
 News    April 23, 2014

Cornwells: Good Landowners

Gov. Steve Bullock, center, presents one of the 2014 Montana Neighbor Awards to Lee and Madylon Cornwell of Glasgow during an April 16 ceremony at the state capitol in Helena. The awards go annually... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 9, 2014

Battleground Montana

With the changing of voter district lines, some legislative positions have shifted and some office holders have stepped down to take other positions appointed to them. It's an active campaigning seaso...

 
 By Bob Brown    Opinion    March 5, 2014

Montanans Appear Not To Like Having Senators Appointed

With the departure of Senator Baucus from the Senate, Montana’s longest serving statewide elected official is Ed Smith. Never heard of him? Well, we have elected him Clerk of our Supreme Court five times. Ed served as Chief Clerk of the Montana... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 19, 2014

Bullock Wants FBI To Stay

Eastern Montana has seen an increase in crimes and drug activity closer to the areas that have exploded in population and jobs near the oil fields. The Federal Bureau of Investigations currently has an office located in Sidney, and there have been...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 12, 2014

Propane Up From $1.85 to $2.95 A Gallon Here

If you pay the propane man to heat the house you probably felt the pain that came with the price per gallon. While Glasgow isn’t feeling the pinch as much as other communities, the community is still seeing prices close to 30 percent higher....

 
 Opinion    February 12, 2014

Mixed Reaction

Here's a sampling of releases to The Courier on the appointment of former Lt. Gov. John Walsh to replace Max Baucus, the new ambassador to China, in the U.S. Senate. Sen. John Walsh Friend – I’ve answered many calls in my life and today I... Full story

 
 Opinion    February 12, 2014

Lt. Gov. McLean: An Educator

Kevin O'Brien, Gov. Bullock's deputy chief of staff, sent out this biography of new Lt. Gov. Angela McLean. Angela McLean, a native of Twin Bridges and an Anaconda resident, became Montana’s 31st Lieutenant Governor in February, 2014 when she was...

 
 By Janet Bailey    News    February 5, 2014

Welcome To The Big T-Rex State

Motorists driving into Montana from Canada, 10 miles north of Opheim, will be greeted by a brand new highway sign in the spring. The old signs welcoming visitors to Montana, which feature a big blue...

 
 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... Full story

 
 By John Brenden--Montana State Senator    Opinion    January 29, 2014

Start A Propane Firestorm

The past few days I have been besieged by phone calls on the price increase of propane. This past weekend this  increase has been on the national news as well. There are many reasons for this terrible price hike and I am sure you have heard...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 15, 2014

And They're Off! 2014 Campaign Season Begins

This year is an election year for Valley County and for the state of Montana. Registration for candidacy opened up last week, starting Thursday, Jan. 9, and will remain open until March 10. While there might not be huge excitement in this year’s...

 
 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

 
 News    January 8, 2014

Unemployment Rate 3.5% In Valley County

Montana’s unemployment rate held steady at 5.2 percent in November, while Valley County’s unemployment rate hit a low 3.5 percent. The state’s rate has declined by half a percent over the last year. The national unemployment rate remains...

 
 By Bob Brown    Opinion    December 25, 2013

Sizing Up Montana's Senate Race

In politics, timing is everything and that certainly appears to be the case with Lt. Gov. John Walsh and Congressman Steve Daines. A year from no one of them will likely be a U.S. senator, something unimaginable a year ago. Then no one imagined Sen....

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 11, 2013

Committee Appointments Made

Appointments for the Glasgow Levee Safety Committee were finalized at the last city council meeting, and in the same week a local Glasgow rancher was reappointed to the state Private Land Public Wildlife Advisory Council (PLPWAC). Gov. Steve Bullock...

 
 News    November 13, 2013

Sage Grouse Habitat: Time To Talk Next Week In Glasgow

A state advisory council and the BLM are seeking public input to form a sage grouse habitat conservation plan that will prevent the bird's being listed as an endangered species. The...

 

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