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 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...

 
 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...

 

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