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 By James Walling    News    August 23, 2017 

Viewpoints on the Solar Eclipse

Whether you travelled to view Monday's eclipse in its totality, as the Courier's A.J. Etherington did, or simply stopped to gaze in wonder at the partial event someplace locally, it was a day to... Full story

 
 By Georgie Kulczyk    News    August 23, 2017 

Jay Witkowski – Change of Plea Hearing

A change of plea hearing for Jay Witkowski was held in the Valley County Courthouse on Aug. 16. Those attending the hearing were required to submit to security screening, performed by the Valley County Sheriff’s Department, prior to entering the... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 23, 2017 

County Brief: Landfill Board Meeting Addresses Policy Changes

Construction will soon begin on a new bridge just west of Hinsdale. Due to begin on Aug. 28, the project will replace the bridge over Beaver Creek on Milk River Road. The contract will be carried out by Tamietti Construction of Great Falls. The bulk... Full story

 
 By Mary Honrud    News    August 23, 2017 

Kindness Rocks, Glasgow Style

You may have noticed a proliferation of pretty, painted rocks around town lately. If you aren't on Facebook, or know anyone who is, you may have wondered about them. What are they for? Why are they... Full story

 

Social Host Awareness

Did you know that in the state of Montana, parents are allowed to provide alcohol in “non-intoxicating quantities” to their children? Did you know that it is illegal for Montana parents to provide enough alcohol to intoxicate their children? Did... Full story

 

Benches Help Foster Friendship and Community

To start off the new school year on the right foot for all students, Irle School recently obtained buddy benches to help promote friendship and a sense of community outside of the classroom. If a... Full story

 

Souvenir Opens Friday

Alicia Bullock-Muth stars as Florence Foster Jenkins in FPST's Souvenir, opening this weekend. For tickets, contact the box office at 406-228-9216, or online: fortpecktheatre.org.... Full story

 

Generosity is Learned

The 2017 Northeast Montana Fair is but a memory, but the measurable impacts will continue long into the future. As reports of the 4-H/FFA Market Livestock sale travel throughout Valley and the... Full story

 

Law Enforcement:

Jury selection for the Jay Witkowski murder trial has begun. 109 jurors have been summoned in the case. Witkowski is charged with the New Year’s Eve murder of Evelyn Garcia. Officials stressed that jury selection in the case will be overly... Full story

 

Local Residents Earn Distinguished Honor

Valley County residents Mary Louise (Hovendick) Helland and B.M. Bower, both of Glasgow, and Eugene Joseph “Gene” Martin were announced as inductees to the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center (MCHF & WHC) on Aug. 11. The... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    August 16, 2017

Toy Industry Foundation, CASA Donate to Foster Kids

Foster children along Montana’s Hi-Line will be receiving toys donated by the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) and distributed by National Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Association, according to a press release from the latter... Full story

 

Paint Run/Walk Starts This Weekend

The 3rd Annual Paint Run/Walk is this Saturday, Aug. 19. So far, 164 entry forms have been submitted with a goal of 200 entrants. You can still register by picking up an entry form at BS Central,... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 16, 2017

Sailors Conquer Wind and Waves at Annual Regatta

The weather on the lake this past weekend, Aug. 12-13, provided sailors with a wide variety of conditions to compete in. At its most challenging, they battled 4-foot rolling waves as they attempted... Full story

 

Area Students Participate in MedStart Camp

Area students, Ashlyn Aten and Kassandra Moore, were two of 16 Montana high school juniors and seniors who participated in the Miles City MedStart Camp from July 16-20 in Miles City. MedStart Summer Camp is a five-day summer camp program sponsored by... Full story

 

Law Enforcement Brief:

The Valley County Sheriff’s Office reported that they had a rather uneventful four days at the Northeast Montana Fair. Sheriff Verne Buerkle told the Courier, “We were really glad to see the large crowds at the fair, and we had no major... Full story

 
 By Josie Braaten    News    August 9, 2017

Photographer Aims at What She Loves

Longtime local rancher and now photographer, Audra Ortega received her first camera as a Christmas gift only two years ago. Originally requested in order to better document her first daughter's early... Full story

 
 By Josie Braaten    News    August 9, 2017

FPST Reviewed: Grease

Bright and colorful, Grease bounced along like a freshly inflated vintage beach ball. Fun to watch, but for the most part, nothing to bring one to the edge of their seat. However, it was during the large group numbers that the wind picked up and... Full story

 

Regatta Set for Friday

The Fort Peck Sailing Club will be hosting their annual Can-Am Regatta this weekend, Aug. 11 – Aug. 13. The events will kick off Friday at 2 p.m., with a sailing seminar on the lake. The seminar will be open to the public for, “anyone curious abo... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 2, 2017

County Brief

Last week Valley County Commissioners met with people from the Keystone Pipeline and discussed new developments on the project and updates on their plan for the area. Some of the plans include improvements being made to three county roads that the... Full story

 

Paint Run/Walk Set for Aug. 19

The third annual Paint Run/Walk will be on Saturday, Aug. 19, in Glasgow. The run/walk is a 2.5 mile untimed event highlighted by participants being sprayed with powdered paint at various points along the course. The event is jointly sponsored by... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 2, 2017

Police Charge Man With Arson

The Glasgow Fire Department responded to a fire at the La Casa Hotel on Friday. When they arrived they discovered that someone had started a gas can on fire and luckily the flames were nearly out. The small blaze caused some damage to the building,... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    August 2, 2017

GPD Reminder: Lock Your Doors

The Glasgow Police department would like to remind area residents to help reduce vehicle break-ins and property theft by locking the doors to property and vehicles. GPD Prevention Specialist Jennifer Fuller explains, “There is a common field of... Full story

 

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