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 By Patrick Burr    News    September 30, 2015 

XL Pipeline Update

The projected annual tax influx is $12 million. The two, year-long construction camps would bestow short-term economic tidings on the county, buoying regional business and padding the local government’s coffers. The fiscal boon of the pipeline is...

 By Patrick Burr    News    September 23, 2015

City-County News in Brief

The Board of Valley County Commissioners approved the granting of $60,000 towards the repair of Skylark Road at its Sept. 16 meeting. The motion passed unanimously — though Committee Chairman Bruce Peterson expressed concern as to the source of...

 By James Walling    News    July 15, 2015

Improvements Planned for Skylark Road

Valley County Commissioners have released plans to address road conditions on the 1.6 mile stretch of Skylark Road from Hwy 2 to the Sunnyside Golf and Country Club. At a hearing held at the Valley County Courthouse on May 11, 2009, a consensus was...

 By James Walling    News    June 24, 2015

County Heeds Fair Board, Removes Hartsock

There was a packed house at the June 17 meeting of the county commissioners. Members of the Valley County Fair Board and individuals from the public spoke for and against a recommendation to the commission that Glasgow resident Gene Hartsock be...

 Opinion    June 10, 2015

Valley County Refuse District: Talking Trash

The Valley County Refuse District #1 is made up of eight citizens, representing two from Glasgow, one from Opheim, one from Nashua, one from Fort Peck, one from Hinsdale, one from Lustre and one county commissioner. Meetings are the third Tuesday of...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 6, 2015

Bison Bill Gets The Boot, APR Requests Change In Grazing

After a lot of work on a bill that passed both through the Montana Senate and House, Sen. John Brenden-R was disappointed yesterday as his bill SB 284 was vetoed. The bill would allow county...

 By Sierra Stoneberg-Holt    Opinion    April 29, 2015

Letter To The Editor

Dear Editor, On Friday, SB 284 was signed by the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate. I expect it will land on the Governor's desk Monday. The governor plans to veto it, just as he did two years ago, and his successor did two years...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 15, 2015

Worker Camps: Glasgow Takes Look

First Of Two Parts A small group from Glasgow made the trip out to Williston last week to get an inside look at what the workforce camps might look like in Valley County if the TransCanada Keystone... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 1, 2015

Building Season: Bidding Begins

Building season has begun as warm weather has already moved in this early spring. The Valley County Commissioners approved advertising for bids and accepted a few bids in the last commissioner meeting open to the public on Wednesday, March 25. They...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 18, 2015

County Considers Adding A Nurse

Valley County Commissioners meet for discussion and decision every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. The public is always invited to attend. During the month of February they had several items on the agenda. Here are a few highlights. They discussed the...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 11, 2015

Pipeline Workforce Camps In Focus

This is the second of two articles in The Courier regarding concerns about the proposed Valley County Keystone XL pipeline workforce camps.TransCanada officials visited recently and participated in a public hearing where the plans were discussed. A...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 4, 2015

TransCanada Pipeline Officials Visit To Make Their Point

Only a week after the presidential veto, TransCanada officials made their rounds talking with local officials and groups in town. Bud Anderson, an employee of Western Energy Planning who is an independent contractor for TransCanada, met with the...

 By Mike Lang--Montana State Representative    Opinion    February 25, 2015

Halftime For Legislature

Hello to the Hi-Line from your Capitol in Helena. The 64th Montana Legislature is at the halfway point. The easy work has been done and the hard decisions are before us. The House and Senate leadership are working together and await the Executive...

 News    February 11, 2015

Hearing Set For Pipeline Man Camps

As things possibly could be moving forward, slowly, with the Keystone XL Pipeline, the Valley County Planning Board is also moving forward with discussions on two construction workforce camps that could be placed in the county. A public hearing is...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 11, 2015

Valley County Grazing Fees Increased

The Valley County Commissioners raised their grazing fees at their weekly meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 4. Commissioner Bruce Peterson said that the county has roughly around 16,000 acres that is grazed, with about 11 different leases with an average...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 14, 2015

2014: The Year That Was In Local News

July • While the flood of 2011 is still a topic of conversation, necessary repair work at Fort Peck Dam is ongoing. Even though several repair projects have been completed, the U. S. Army Corps of E...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 24, 2014

County Airport Marks One Year In Airport Management

There won’t be any huge celebrations marking one year. No balloons, no flowers, no parties, only a silent passing of the one year anniversary since Valley County took over the Wokal Field Glasgow International Airport. While the airport is out of...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 17, 2014

Building Project In The Works

A Glasgow native has been making trips up to the area as a civil engineer with plans to develop some land just outside Glasgow city limits. Travis West made an appearance at the Valley County Commissioners meeting to get subdivision plans accepted...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 3, 2014

Valley County Audit Response Comes In

The Valley County courthouse had visits from the auditors recently. Their responses came in with some minor suggestions. The full report is usually available after the the New Year. The auditors suggested segregated collections and budgets for the...

 By Valley County Fair Commission    Opinion    December 3, 2014

A Word From The County Fair Commission

Creating desired results in challenging times was the opening for the 89th Rocky Mountain Fair Convention held Nov. 13-15. At present there are 111 fairs in this association and 168 service members. For those of you who are not familiar, this is one... Full story

 News    November 26, 2014

Site Of Fatality A Concern

Valley County commissioners have been working with tribal authorities to place signs alerting drivers about the sharp turn on Wiota Road where a local teenager lost his life. The commissioners also canvassed the county votes on Monday, Nov. 17....

 By David L. Pippin    Opinion    October 29, 2014

Pippin: All I Ask Is that People Verify The Facts

Dear Valley County Voters: There has been a great deal of articles with ambiguous information and questions regarding a variety of issues that relate to budgets and the administration of Valley County. These statements could be misconstrued and lead...

 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...


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