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 By Dane Osen    News    February 15, 2017

County Brief

On Feb. 8 during the Valley County Commissioner Meeting, commissioners agreed to contribute a donation of $1,000 to the St. Mary’s Irrigation Project. The funds will be used to produce a film that demonstrates the need to rehabilitate the... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    February 8, 2017

County Brief: Grazing Fee Hike

The Valley County Commissioners made the decision to raise grazing fees from $13 to $14.01 on Feb. 1. The increased amount now matches the state’s current rate. The county currently has 2,401 animal unit months (AUM) available for the 14,5550... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    January 18, 2017

Commissioners Consider Proposal to Reduce Number of Polling Places in Valley County

On Jan. 11, the Valley County Commissioners heard a proposal to reduce the number of voting precincts across the county. The county currently has eight voting precincts located in Lustre, Frazer, Nashua, Hinsdale, Opheim, Fort Peck and two precincts... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    January 11, 2017

County Brief; Keystone Pipeline Chatter

Last week, county commissioners spoke with Robert Latimer of Omaha, Neb., about the Keystone Pipeline and the possibility of the project continuing. While they remain optimistically cautious, they discussed how the pipeline is projected to proceed sh... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – DEC. 28 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. - Reception in honor of Dave Reinhart for his retirement from the Board of County Commissioners and Glen Meier for retirement from the Valley County Sheriff’s Department at the Senior Citizens Center in... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – DEC. 21 Cape Air is accepting canned goods, dry good and toys at Glasgow Valley County Airport. SATURDAY – DEC. 24 10 a.m. - noon – Family Skate at the Valley Event Center. Children must be on the ice with an adult and vice versa. C... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    December 14, 2016

County Commissioners: In Brief

During their regular session held on Dec. 7, Valley County Commissioners met with Mayor Becky Erickson and Director of Public Works Robert Kompel. The county commissioners passed a motion to accept a... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    December 7, 2016

Sheriff Meier Announces Retirement

Valley County Sheriff Glen Meier formally announced his retirement to the Valley County Commissioners on Dec. 5. He will vacate the position at the end of 2016. Meier is in the middle of a fourth... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    November 30, 2016

Valley County Commissioners: In Brief

The Valley County Commissioners gathered on Nov. 23 to discuss and vote on several matters pertinent to county operations. The commissioners unanimously approved the promotions of both Taylor Trang to a clerk one position and Julie McGuiness to... Full story

 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Dane Thank you Glasgow Courier and specificaly Dane Osen for your local reporting!!! As a spouse of an active duty military member, we rely on your hometown reporting. Your journalism standards are unbiased and helpful. Your efforts helped us... Full story

 

What We Bring to the Fight

Valley County is a large county, over 3 million acres with nearly half of that being BLM, CMR, Corps of Engineers, and State of Montana lands. The policies and plans of these agencies can have either positive or negative effects on our economy and... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 24, 2016

John Fahlgren, Candidate for County Commissioner

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with John Fahlgren, one of three candidates for Valley County Commissioner, to talk about his experiences, and to provide his opinion on certain key issues facing the county. Fahlgren held a position with... Full story

 

Glasgow's City Pool is Drowning

The city pool in Glasgow was built where it stands, or slouches now, 43 years ago. It was opened in June of 1974. It was expected to last around 10 years. Like many other things in Glasgow, it has long outlasted its expiration date. It is now in...

 
 By Parker Kulczyk    News    July 13, 2016

Jensen Appointed New County Attorney

After longtime Valley County Attorney Nick Murnion left his position to become Montana's 16th Judicial District Judge, the position has now been filled. Dylan Jensen, deputy attorney for Valley...

 
 By Parker Kulczyk    News    June 1, 2016

Election Information

Montana’s primary election is set for Tuesday June 7, and Valley County voters have a lot of opportunity to do their civic duty and make their voices heard. Polling places will be open for voters as follows: Precinct 1, Fort Peck (Fort Peck... Full story

 
 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    May 18, 2016

Satellite Cable Dish or Antenna

My first draft of this week’s column went off into cyber space never to return. While reaching for my coffee, I accidentally hit ctrl and something else and off it went, hurtling at 1.6 million miles per hour through the universe. I tried hitting...

 
 By James Walling    News    March 16, 2016

City-County Brief

The March 7 Glasgow City Council meeting saw discussion of employee longevity pay, approval of a vacation extension for Joe Horn (GPD), updates on the proposed Valley Court Apartment acquisition, renovations on the T-33 airplane at the Pioneer...

 

Valley County Recognized for Dedication to Safety

The MACo Risk Management Awards Luncheon was held on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at the Midwinter Conference in Great Falls. MACo recognizes counties exhibiting a continued commitment to job site...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

MONDAYS JAN. 25 – APRIL 11 7-8 p.m. - GriefShare weekly seminar and support group to help you rebuild your life to give help and encouragement after the death of a loved one at the Glasgow Evangelical Church, 152 Aberdeen St. in Glasgow. There is... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

CE run 02-10-16 Calendar of Events MONDAYS JAN. 25 – APRIL 11 7-8 p.m. - GriefShare weekly seminar and support group to help you rebuild your life to give help and encouragement after the death of a loved one at the Glasgow Evangelical Church, 152... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

MONDAYS JAN. 25 – APRIL 11 7-8 p.m. - GriefShare weekly seminar and support group to help you rebuild your life to give help and encouragement after the death of a loved one at the Glasgow Evangelical Church, 152 Aberdeen St. in Glasgow. There is... Full story

 
 By Patrick Burr    News    November 11, 2015

Keystone XL Pipeline Derailed

Despite the recent rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline by President Obama in anticipation of December’s COP 21 UN Climate Change Conference in Paris, many residents in Valley County rue the project’s demise. “It’s a poor decision,” said D...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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