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 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 18, 2017 

Local Business Profile: Josh Sand

Local businessman Josh Sand is a busy fella. The proprietor behind Sand Electric, Sandpoint Properties, Sandpoint Storage and The Ice Man, along with helping his wife, Ronica with Little Scholars... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    January 18, 2017 

CASA Class Set to Begin Jan. 25, Still Seeking Volunteers

CASA of the Hi-Line is set to begin their new training classes at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the Valley County Courthouse Community Room. Executive Director of CASA of the Hi-Line Mark Douglass told the Courier that currently there are... Full story

 
 By Laura Wagner    News    January 18, 2017 

Nashua Por-Q-Bots Tackle 'Animal Allies' Theme

The Nashua School is proud to have a Por-Q-Bots team again this year, trying to follow a long legacy of successful teams since 2005. They have been meeting four days a week since the beginning of Dece... Full story

 

Bullock Appoints Helland

On Jan. 11, Governor Bullock appointed a number of different Montana residents to assist him with various state issues. One of these appointees was Abigail Helland of Glasgow, who was appointed to... Full story

 

Resolve Montana Partners with Glasgow High School

Resolve Montana is partnering with Glasgow High School during Superhero Night at the boys and girls basketball games against the Sidney Eagles on Jan. 19. Students and families who attend the games are encouraged to sign a pledge to end prescription... Full story

 

Fund Set Up To Assist Garcia Family

Evelynn Garcia passed away Jan. 3 as a result of injuries sustained in a Dec. 31 incident on Highway 42 near the Northern Border Pipeline office, east of Glasgow. A fund has been set up at Fort Peck Federal Credit Union, 631 1st Ave N. Glasgow, to... Full story

 

Keeping an Eye Out for Hypothermia, Frostbite

The Glasgow Police Department asks everyone to be mindful of our winter weather. Hypothermia and frostbite are serious risks for anyone spending time outside this season. There are a number of risk factors to developing hypothermia. Those at the... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    January 11, 2017

Moose Spotted At Duane Mattfeldt's

Two moose were recently spotted at Duane Mattfeldt's place, east of town, located near the Milk River Bridge on MT Hwy. 24. The moose originally appeared north of the railroad tracks near the Valley V... Full story

 

GHS Graduate Honored by Obama

President Obama honored GHS graduate Blake Wiedenheft on Jan. 9, along with other scientists and researchers. The Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) is the highest... 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

 
 By Rene Clampitt    News    January 11, 2017

Addresses Sought, Countywide

In order to comply with the state mandated E-911, it is necessary for residents and businesses to be using the assigned 911 addresses. In 2014, preliminary notice address letters were mailed. In September of 2015, final notice of addresses were... Full story

 

Special Election Looms, Quist Seeks Dem Nomination

Following Montana U.S. Representative Ryan Zinke's decision to accept his appointment to Secretary of the Interior, Montanans have started throwing their hats in the ring to fill the Big Sky's sole... Full story

 

Jordan Johnson Becomes Glasgow's Newest Guard Soldier

Jordan Thompson Johnson, Glasgow native and Glasgow High School junior, recently enlisted in the Montana Army National Guard on Dec. 20. Johnson will serve as a Military Police (MP or 31B) in the... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    January 4, 2017

Stabbing Suspect Charged in Glasgow

Undersheriff Luke Strommen of the Valley County Sheriff's Office is leading an investigation, along with members of the Montana Highway Patrol and Federal Bureau of Investigation, into an alleged... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    January 4, 2017

State Wide Test of AMBER Alert System on Jan. 13

The Montana Department of Justice will be conducting a statewide test of the AMBER Alert System. The test, set to go off at 10 a.m. on Jan. 13, will be an end-to-end live system test and should include cell phone alerting as well. Montana’s AMBER... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    January 4, 2017

Man Faces Felony Charges after Confrontation on South Side

On Dec. 27, 911 dispatch received a call about a situation on the south side of Glasgow around 1 a.m., where reports stated there was a confrontation at a residence. At the residence the suspect,... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    January 4, 2017

New Year's Rides Program a Success

The Cottonwood’s Rob Brunelle informs us that members of Valley County Search & Rescue along with local wrecker services provided 245 rides on New Year’s Eve to area revelers. That number is up from 160 rides last year. According to Brunelle,... Full story

 

New Trends Ag Seminar Set for Jan. 11

“New Trends in Agriculture,” a day-long seminar put on by the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture, will be held Wed. Jan. 11 at the Cottonwood Inn. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Speakers will cover issues including making the best of a... Full story

 

Half a Decade Later, Spillway Repairs Finishing Up

Following the flood waters of 2011, the Fort Peck Dam Spillway was in need of massive repairs resulting from erosion at the base of the spillway. According to Darin McMurry the Operations Project... Full story

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    January 4, 2017

21 Canada Geese Left to Waste Near Glasgow

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game wardens are seeking information on 21 wasted Canada geese, likely shot in mid-to-late December, that were found on the banks of Brazil Creek just west of Paulo Re... Full story

 

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