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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 21, 2015 

Fort Peck Tribes OK Prescription Pot

It was a bit of news that caught statewide attention last week. The Fort Peck Journal covered the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribal Council decision to legalize medical marijuana during their... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 21, 2015 

Trent Setter Award Goes To Box L Farmer Rob Davis

"It was kind of a surprise," Rob Davis said at the New Trends in Ag conference at the Cottonwood Inn on Jan. 14. He was awarded the Del Strommen Trend Setter Award by the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 21, 2015 

The Librarian Is In: Megan Haddix

She's finally getting comfortable in her chair. The library got an overhaul this summer, with new windows, carpet, paint and shelves for the children's section; it's starting to look a little more up...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 21, 2015 

All Eyes On Glendive And Pipeline Oil Spill

All eyes are on Eastern Montana as an oil spill has taken to national headlines. The Bridger Pipeline LLC running along the Yellowstone River experienced a broken pipeline that spilled oil into the river, just seven miles upstream from Glendive. The...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 21, 2015 

AmTrak Getting Back On Track

It's been a rough year for being on time. Amtrak has struggled to keep on schedule, but Amtrak spokesperson Marc Magliari explained that BNSF has helped them get back on track with their investments into improvements. The Empire Builder is going back...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 21, 2015 

Glasgow Levee Panel Making Progress

It's been a few years in the making, and it could be a few more years until a final plan is complete. The Glasgow Levee Committee has been working over the last year on creating a System-Wide Improvement Program (SWIF) policy that will help address...

 News    January 21, 2015 

KLTZ Still 1240

This photo is of Bud McLachlan and Don Ewing. McLachlan started working for KLTZ in 1957 at a satellite studio in Wolf Point. He was transferred to Glasgow in 1958, became a partner with Bill Holter... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 14, 2015

Rising From The Ashes

Like a nightmare that just doesn't shake off, tragedy strikes and the natural response is to wonder why. One local family faced a tragedy that faced national attention just over a year ago today. The... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 14, 2015

Keystone XL Pipeline: The Saga Continues

Will the hand of power slap it down again? That's the question that many might be wondering in the upcoming weeks, as the Keystone XL Pipeline bill made its way through the Senate Energy and Natural R...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 14, 2015

For Now, Sage Grouse Not Endangered

Legislators slipped in a provision through the federal budget bill in December that may, or may not, affect the sage grouse. Just one sentence prohibited the Department of Interior from changing the classification of the sage grouse. That's good...

 By Michael Wright    News    January 14, 2015

Lawmakers Get To Work In Helena

The 2015 Montana Legislature convened Jan. 5, and ceremonial and educational events welcomed the 150 lawmakers from all over the state to Helena. During the swearing-in ceremonies, the leaders of each party said they hoped the parties would work...

 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    January 7, 2015

In With The New

A crowd large enough to fill a court room showed up on New Year's Eve to welcome the newcomers and to say goodbye to those going out of Valley County Office. David Pippin stepped down as County... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 7, 2015

2014: The Year That Was In Local News

January • Has Glasgow really been sucked into some vortex that's dropped the temperatures below zero? The easy answer is no. Tanja Fransen, warning coordination meteorologist at National Weather...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 7, 2015

Legislature, Snowstorm Arrive In Helena

HELENA -- Some lucky legislators made their way to Helena before the snowstorm hit last weekend. The 64th Montana Legislature opened for session on Monday, Jan. 5. Most senators and representatives co...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 7, 2015

Ag Speakers On Their Way To Glasgow

Trying to peg down how the upcoming year for the ag industry will go is not an easy task. Some predictions will never be fully made, such as weather disasters or an outbreak of disease that will take a toll on crops and livestock. Knowing some...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 7, 2015

Arctic Push Brings Snow And Bitter Cold

The New Year came with a lot of snow and cold temperatures. The National Weather Service in Glasgow reported that 6.7 inches of snow fell on Monday, Jan. 5. On top of the snowfall from Friday and Saturday, the snowfall added up to over 11 inches in t...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 31, 2014

The Band Keeps On Playing: See Cap Holter Ring In New Year

Age is just a number. A local resident has been around 95 years and still likes to ring in the New Year with a little bit of dancing. He said he probably likes to dance more than he plays his... Full story

 News    December 31, 2014

2015, Here We Come!

It's New Year's! What's a fourth-grader to do? Here's an idea from the Opheim School in the class of Mrs. Arnold, and East Side School students in the classes of Mrs. Billingsley, Mrs. Fauth, Mrs....

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 31, 2014

Leave The Keys At Home, Free Rides For New Year's

The tradition will continue this year, so if you’re planning on painting the town red this New Year’s Eve the option for a ride home will still be there. Instead of picking up the keys after that New Year’s kiss, you can call a volunteer from...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 31, 2014

Glasgow's Light Show Still On Display

A favorite tradition for some is to drive around and look at all the lights on display around the Christmas season. Several houses were completely decked out for the holidays, but one home got some no...

 News    December 31, 2014

Gingerbread Fun

Trevor Dulaney, Jack Cornwell, Shawna Buckles, and Ava Lloyd discusses their projects with Ava's Mom, Ellen Lloyd, in Mrs. Gamas's Gingerbread House activity at East Side School . Students worked on... Full story

 News    December 31, 2014

Baylor, 1910.

This photo is of H.O.M. Johnstone in 1910. It was taken in the Baylor community. The community was named after a settler named Clarence "Bill" Baylor. He trailed cattle up from Texas and worked for... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 24, 2014

The Real Santa Lives In Glasgow

"It's everyday and all year for Santa," Santa Claus said. It was going to be a long day, but there will certainly be some magic in the air as he worked through. He took a quick look at his hair and... Full story

 News    December 24, 2014

Dear Santa

Local students are lucky that Santa decided to share these letters and kind words he received from students at some Valley County schools, including Irle Elementary School in Glasgow. The big man in...


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