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 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...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 19, 2014

Farmers Market Site Ripening

While many will remember the last few decades of fresh produce being offered at the "Red Rock Plaza," they might not have realized they were walking on contaminated ground. The park located at 135...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 5, 2014

Health Dept. Future Discussed

By Bonnie Davidson For those in attendance it was a hot topic that was discussed with concern. With several changes in the healthcare industry, community members showed their concern with possible... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 29, 2014

Three Years Later, Jail Gets A New Cooler

The three-year anniversary to the construction of the new jail is coming up in March. The project took months to finish and cost thousands of dollars. Valley County Sheriff Glen Meier explained that...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 22, 2014

It's Meier Vs. Horn For Sheriff, Round 2

Joe Horn will run again against Valley County Sheriff Glen Meier in the upcoming election. Horn lost to Meier in 2010 with only 35 percent of the votes. This is Meier’s third term as the incumbent in his seat. He lost only in the Frazer district... Full story

 
 News    January 22, 2014

State Officials To Attend Health Dept. Meeting

The public is invited to attend the Valley County Health Department board meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 3 p.m. in the community room of the courthouse. Jane Smilie, the state administrator of the Public Health and Safety Department, will be in...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson and Quinn Robinson    News    January 15, 2014

Judges, Mayors, Champions

July • The airline that provides Essential Air Service to Glasgow and other small cities in Montana has decided to leave the state. Silver Airways notified the U.S. Department of Transportation...

 
 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

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 8, 2014

Healthcare In County Faces Changes

Health prevention is becoming a bigger focus in the medical industry. Many of the mandates in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have hospitals and healthcare professionals focusing on prevention strategies to keep people from becoming a diabetic or to...

 

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