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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 4, 2015 

Veto Or Not, Pipeline Talk Big Here

The Valley County Planning and Zoning Commission held its first public hearing on work force camps proposed by TransCanada during the Keystone XL Pipeline project. Valley County would house two of the... Full story

 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...

 News    March 4, 2015 

Reading Dr. Seuss

Hannah Toavs and Summer Garfield of East Side School read to Lilly Earls on Dr. Seuss' birthday. The students walked across the road to Scottie Daycare and read several books by Dr. Seuss on Monday,... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 4, 2015 

Downtown Planners Looking For Feedback

Picturing what you want downtown to look like might differ from what your neighbor wants. Getting an idea together that will fit the entire community is a challenging task, but Matthew Rohrback of Land Solutions, the company that won the bid on the...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 4, 2015 

Mountain Bikers Falls On Lake Ice, Rescued

Dispatch received a call on Sunday for a rather unusual reason. The local caller, Tim Ogrinc, alerted dispatch that he had fallen off his mountain bike and possibly broken his hip. What made this unusual is he was actually out on the lake with a...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 4, 2015 

Suspect Tied To Meth In St. Marie

A traffic stop in Roosevelt County turned up a suspect that the Valley County Sheriff's Office had been searching for in connection to a drug arrest in August. Humberto Medina-Villarreal, 28, had a warrant in Valley County. He was charged with two...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 4, 2015 

Good News For Border Patrol

The Opheim Station Border Patrol employees are probably breathing a sigh of relief today. Yesterday, Congress finally agreed to pass the bill to fund Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the end of the fiscal year, Oct. 1. Threats of a...

 News    March 4, 2015 

Two School Board Seats Up For Vote

The annual Glasgow school election will be held Tuesday, May 5. There will be two, three-year openings for the Glasgow School District Board of Trustees this year, as the terms of Alison Molvig and Nick Dirkes are set to expire. Petitions are... Full story

 News    March 4, 2015 

Laura Rebekah Lodge No. 19, 1899

This photo is of Laura Rebekah Lodge No. 19 members taken on June 18,1899. From left to right, starting in the back, are Louise Doddard, Nellie Enright, Anna Tryberg and Nellie Russle. In the the... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 25, 2015

Voices Of Glasgow

Glasgow gets a voice. Radio broadcaster Aaron Flint paid a visit to Glasgow and broadcast live from Farm Equipment Sales. He interviewed whoever he could get on air during the hour long broadcast and... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 25, 2015

Finding Greener Pastures: Woody Baxter Moves On

He's probably more than just a local legend, more than likely he's part of many stories that are shared around the globe. A straight forward personality and a witty sense of humor could keep you on...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 25, 2015

Students Pass A Cup To Help A Classmate

It's the small things that count sometimes. A few bits of change can add up into something bigger and a few small efforts can help with a bigger problem. Local Glasgow High School students have been working on continuing their efforts to help fellow...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 25, 2015

Stolen Property, Drugs In Vehicle

A suspicious vehicle call turned a little more serious as deputies responded on Wednesday, Feb. 18. Dispatch received a call close to 8 p.m. about a suspicious vehicle hanging out around Agland Co-Op in Nashua. The caller stated that there were two...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 25, 2015

President Vetos The Keystone XL

True to his word, President Barack Obama vetoed the Keystone XL Pipeline bill that passed both the House and the Senate in the last month. Those votes were not enough to overcome a veto. He released a veto message to Americans. “The presidential...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 25, 2015

Nashua Man Federally Charged

A Nashua man went to his first arraignment on Tuesday, Feb. 10, and stood before U.S. Magistrate Judge Johnston in Great Falls. He entered a plea of not guilty. According to an information release from the Great Falls federal courts, Jeffery Helm,...

 News    February 25, 2015

Want A Piece Of History?

The Glasgow School Board met and passed a resolution on Wednesday to help get rid of some of the obsolete materials and objects in the old Irle Elementary School. Principal Rachel Erickson said that they were cleaning out the basement of the school... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 18, 2015

Standing Room Only

Several head nods and greetings could be seen at the Glasgow Stockyards on Thursday as the first bull sale of the season took place. It was packed enough to leave interested parties standing wherever... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 18, 2015

Not Your Average Valentines

It's a tradition that isn't gone yet. For generations, students have been hand crafting boxes and envelopes for Valentine's Day cards to find a home. Often those Valentines include candy. Memories of...

 By Michael Wright    News    February 18, 2015

Talking Energy, Sage Grouse Not Easy

A chicken-sized bird has gotten energy industry advocates and conservationists, Republicans and Democrats working together to prevent it from becoming the next native Montana species listed as endangered or threatened: the sage grouse. “This...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 18, 2015

Knudsen's Energy Proposal

Last week Speaker of the House Austin Knudsen presented House Bill 402 to the House Appropriations Committee. Knudsen is proposing a bill that would give a little more back to the eastern Montana areas directly impacted by the gas and oil industry....

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 18, 2015

XL Pipeline Facing Obama Veto

With a public hearing coming up for man camps in the county, the Keystone Pipeline project is still in the shadow of a presidential veto. The House passed the bill after approval in the Senate last week on Wednesday. The votes, 270-152, were still...

 News    February 18, 2015

Unemployment Rates Keep Falling

FOR The Courier Montana’s unemployment rate continued its decline in December, down 0.1 percentage points to 4.2 percent. The unemployment rate has decreased by over a full percentage point during 2014. The U.S. unemployment rate declined to 5.6 pe...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 11, 2015


There's a few days to wait for the anticipated opening of Sean Heavey's photo gallery in downtown Glasgow. The opening has been months, one could even say years in the making. Heavey, a local... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 11, 2015

More Than A Fair Idea: 20 Years Of Science

It was actually a big year as the Glasgow Kiwanis Club marked their 20th year hosting their annual science fair. It was also the first year that the science fair was in the brand new media room for...

 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...


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