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 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 23, 2018 

Zinke Talks DOI Restructure and Infrastructure with Locals

In an exclusive meeting with local farmers, ranchers and community leaders Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke talked about issues ranging from the restructuring of the Department of the Interior,...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 23, 2018 

Sheriff Puts Rumors to Rest

In a press release given to the Courier on May 21, Sheriff Vernon Buerkle sought to clarify the results of an investigation into professional misconduct for one of the Sheriff’s deputies. Buerkle described the events in extreme detail covering the...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 23, 2018 

Valley View Celebrates Nursing Home Week

Last week was National Nursing Home Week, which is intended to recognize the contributions nursing homes make to our communities. Similar to Frances Mahon Deaconess' celebrations for this week's...

 
 News    May 23, 2018 

Students Get Creative for Wildfire Awareness

In celebration of Wildfire Awareness Month, Keep Montana Green (KMG) will be showcasing students’ artwork throughout the months of May and June. In Glasgow, art work from Poplar, Malta, Saco and Frazer students are being showcased at the Glasgow...

 
 By Patti Armbrister    News    May 23, 2018 

Hinsdale FFA Keeps Up Upkeep of FFA Park

The Hinsdale FFA Chapter does community service projects in Hinsdale each year. The chapter maintains the FFA Park, learning lawn mower safety and learning how to operate the riding mower each...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 23, 2018 

GPD's Victims Services Awarded

Every year the Montana Department of Justice (DOJ), Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) chooses outstanding agents, DOJ employees, police officers and civilians to recognize for their...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 16, 2018

Strong Show of Support for Law Enforcement Torch Run, Special Olympics Athletes

Local law enforcement officials, fire department crews and emergency medical technicians, along with area Special Olympic athletes, proudly carried the State Special Olympics Torch through Glasgow... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 16, 2018

Valley View Hospital District Passes Along With Funding Levy

In what became a year-long saga for Valley View Home, filled with uncertainty, anxiety and pressure for staff, residents, families and supporters, the vote to approve a hospital district and funding levy for Valley View Nursing Home has passed. With... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 16, 2018

Hospital Remodel Hits New Phase

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital is beginning a new phase in their renovation process. As of press time, the hospital has sealed off the "patient discharge" entrance and exit in order to begin... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 16, 2018

Montana Warriors on the Water Seeks Support for Coming Event

Each year Montana Warriors on the Water hosts a week-long retreat for selected veterans from across the country. The event this year begins July 22, and will run through July 28. This year’s retreat will host their largest class of veterans to... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 16, 2018

Clampitt Takes on Deep Field for Commissioner Seat

Renee Clampitt was one of the earliest contenders to take on seeking the Valley County Commissioner seat being vacated by retiring Bruce Petersen this fall. The field consists of six other... Full story

 

Glasgow School District Operational Levy Fails, All Other County Schools Pass

On National Teachers’ Appreciation Day, May 8, Valley County votes were counted to determine if residents decided to pass requested levies for the Glasgow, Nashua and Frazer schools. Votes were also tallied to determine who would serve on the open... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 9, 2018

Oil Well Rupture Spills 600 Barrels of Crude, 90K Barrels of Brine

On the morning of April 27, a farmer surveying cattle from the air discovered an oil spill approximately five miles west of the Frazer/Richland Road and East Grains Road Junction. The farmer reported... Full story

 
 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    May 9, 2018

Mother Nature Brings Unique Flood Situation to Area

Now that spring has arrived, or depending on the day, summer, the flood outlook has decreased considerably over the past week. According to the National Weather Service in Glasgow, the Milk River... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 9, 2018

Jim Uphaus Throws Hat in Ring for Commissioner Seat

Amongst the seven candidates campaigning for a shot to take on the Valley County Commission seat being vacated by the retiring Bruce Petersen is Jim Uphaus. Uphaus sat down with the Courier to talk... Full story

 
 By Bruce Petersen    News    May 9, 2018

Mental Health Wellness Walk Approaches

Local mental health wellness advocates are invited to be a part of the very first Valley County Mental Health Awareness Walk, which will take place in Glasgow on Saturday, May 12, at 10 a.m.... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 9, 2018

Sean R. Heavey Challenges Netflix for Alleged Copyright Infringement

When Sean R. Heavey watched an episode of Netflix's Stranger Things some months back, he couldn't help but feel a sense of familiarity about the storm in the scene he was watching. To hear Heavey... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 2, 2018

Voter Registration Deadline, Elections Approach Next Week

The deadline to register to vote in the upcoming June primary election is Monday, May 7. If you are not registered to vote by the deadline, you can still register to vote in the upcoming November election, but you will not receive a ballot for the... Full story

 
 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    May 2, 2018

Lion's Talent Show Deemed a Success

The Nashua Lions hosted their 21st annual Nashua Lions Talent Show on April 29. With 20 different entries, guests in attendance enjoyed musical performances including vocal, instrumental and... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 2, 2018

Sarah Swanson Eyes a School Board Seat

Glasgow native and former Farm Equipment Sales General Manager Sarah Swanson has decided to run for the Glasgow School District Board of Trustees. Currently, she is amongst four vying for two vacant positions on the board. Swanson has a long history... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 2, 2018

Glasgow Offers Curb, Sidewalk and Gutter Improvement Program

The City of Glasgow is seeking applicants for the city’s Sidewalk, Curb and Gutter program. According to Glasgow Mayor Becky Erickson, the program is to assist homeowners in beautifying their curbs, sidewalks and gutters, without having to... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 2, 2018

St Raphael's Third Graders Gift Birthday Bags to Food Bank

Many of us take the little things in life for granted, like receiving a birthday cake or having a celebration. For some people, that is not always the case. Many people are food insecure and... Full story

 
 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    May 2, 2018

Carnival is Coming Back to Town

Another year, another summer with a great carnival at the Northest Montana Fair. The Valley County Carnival Club members held a boot drive at downtown intersections on April 27, to collect funds to... Full story

 
 News    May 2, 2018

90,600 Barrels of Contaminant Spilled From Oil Well

A "substantial" oil spill occurred approximately 5 miles west of the Frazer/Richland Road, Lustre Grain East Road Junction. According to tribal sources, the spill was reported to the Tribes' Office... Full story

 

Flooding Persists Across Valley County and the Hi-Line

After a summer filled with drought followed by a heavy winter, which brought record-snowfall, the next curveball Mother Nature has in store for residents of Valley County is flooding. The flooding has... Full story

 

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