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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 22, 2014 

State And Federal Candidates: Here's A Look At Them

As election season comes towards a close and voters, who might not have kept up with all the changes in the last few months, might be wondering who made it to the final ballot. As sometimes heated battles have come up between the candidates there hav...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    October 22, 2014 

Valley County Part Of Disaster Declaration

As flood waters receded in late August, Valley County Disaster and Emergency Services Coordinator Rick Seiler started working on figuring how much damage existed. Those numbers began to rise in Valley County, along with those in nearby Musselshell,...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 1, 2014

Bison Ordinance Hits The Ballots

While the ballots won't be ready for voters for a few more weeks, a bison ordinance has been discussed and worked on with Valley County commissioners and the Valley County Conservation District Board. The conservation board members met with county...

 
 By Pat Knierim    News    October 1, 2014

Wishing Emily Wilson A 'Well-Read Day', As She Might Say

Dear Editor: The Glasgow City-County Library Board would like to take this opportunity to recognize Emily Wilson for her efforts on behalf of the library for the past year and a half. We wish her well as she and her family leave for Texas to be...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 24, 2014

Something Stinks Near The Lagoon

Have you ever wondered where that water went after you flushed it? How about all the wastewater that comes from your sinks and showers? While to some it's a mystery they try their best to avoid,...

 
 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    August 27, 2014

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

 
 News    August 13, 2014

County Treasurer Anderson

Valley County Clerk Lynne Nyquist, right, swears in Brenda Anderson, left, as county treasurer and Teddi Seiler at the county courthouse in Glasgow. Anderson succeeds longtime treasurer Jennie... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 23, 2014

County Addressing Billing Issues

Valley County government is working to fix a problem regarding financial issues said to be discovered in early June and late May. According to county commission meeting minutes for the month of June, billing issues were discovered and brought to the... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    July 16, 2014

The Easiest Way To Participate In Government

I'll say it again, if we can't pay attention to the details and understand the fundamentals of government at the lowest levels, how can we ever hope to get a grasp on the national level and understand the real problems we're facing? Last week I talke...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    June 25, 2014

Marlene Yoss: 16,000 Hours Of Volunteering

Humble and uncomfortable with extra attention, it's only a few words that friends and families described of one local volunteer. Words about being friendly, helpful and part of the family were heard...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    June 11, 2014

Dismissed: St. Marie Bankruptcy Case

It’s been a tumultuous road for development at St. Marie. A decision made by a judge late last week could make an impact for St. Marie Development Corporation of MT. U.S Bankruptcy Judge Ralph B. Kirscher ruled Thursday, June 5, that the filing...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    June 4, 2014

New Kirkland Estates Subdivision On The Way In Fort Peck Area

By Bonnie Davidson The Courier The Valley County Commissioners have met with developers and others interested in a new development near the Park Grove area of Fort Peck. The project that started in 2006 has already broken ground and is well on the...

 
 By Sierra Dawn Stoneberg-Holt    Opinion    May 28, 2014

Water, Property Rights Key In County Vote

Dear Editor: One of the most important election decisions that will come before us in Valley County is that of county commissioner. Our commissioners represent our best legal line of defense against state and federal overreach. I believe that our...

 
 By Pat Kelly    Opinion    May 14, 2014

All Of This Should Be On '60 Minutes'

In response to your article “County Discusses St. Marie Bankruptcy” (May 7, Page 1A), the properties in question are not Pat Kelly’s, but St. Marie Development Corporation of Mt. (SMDC), a corporation that was formed for the creditors of Terry... Full story

 
 By Sierra Dawn Stoneberg-Holt    Opinion    May 14, 2014

The Bison Meeting That Wasn't

Maybe you heard. Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks (FWP) was planning a bison discussion meeting for April 15 and 16. The meeting was cancelled late Saturday, April 12. Personally, I found out less than 24 hours before I was set to leave for the...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 7, 2014

The City & County Audits

By Bonnie Davidson The Courier Crunching numbers is part of the annual tradition of audits for city and counties nationwide. It's part of the process to keep governments in check and to ensure that...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 7, 2014

County Discusses St. Marie Bankruptcy

St. Marie property owner Pat Kelly filed for bankruptcy earlier this year. While the process is only beginning in the courts, Marvin Bethea joined the commissioners in a discussion on what would be best bankruptcy to file – Chapter 7 or Chapter...

 
 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    April 16, 2014

Bridge To Somewhere

The bridge spanning Beaver Creek on the Milk River Road west of Hinsdale was built in 1915 and has been re-planked a few times over the years, but not much else has been done to it in the past 99... Full story

 
 By Steven Page    Opinion    April 2, 2014

Detention Center Paying Off For County?

Dear Editor: Commissioner Pippin’s report that the Valley County Detention Center had become profitable at a recent public meeting was further expanded on by Commissioner Reinhardt in last week’s Courier. I am not in a position to debate the...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 26, 2014

City, County Clash Over Meter

While the building of the Valley County jail was finished three years ago, some kinks are still being cleared up. The county commissioners were surprised at one point by the water/sewer rates and were looking for a way to lower the bill. But what end...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 19, 2014

Intriguing Races, Issues Fill June Primary Ballot

The deadline to file for the upcoming election has now passed. With candidates set, the race is on to campaign. Valley County Clerk Lynne Nyquist explained that the high number of candidates was enough to call for a primary on June 3. A few last minu...

 
 By David Reinhardt    Opinion    March 19, 2014

Meetings, Records Open To The Public

To Concerned Citizens: Having just read The Glasgow Courier’s article on Sunshine Week (“Good Day, Sunshine” on the March 12 Opinion page), I would like to make a comment. In Valley County, and all of Montana, all meetings are open to the...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 5, 2014

Billing Problems For Refuse Board

The Valley County Refuse Board is facing a little pressure after discovering that T&R Trucking, which picks up trash in the county, hadn’t been billed for nine months. Minutes from their meeting in January include a discussion of some financial...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 19, 2014

It's A Three-For-All In Commissioner District 1

Another two names have been added to the race for Valley County Commissioner District 1. Russell Dahl filed for the seat last week, and Paul Tweten filed to run on Friday. Both are running against Dan Carr. Commissioner Dave Pippin announced at the...

 

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