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 By James Walling    News    May 20, 2015 

Fort Peck Vet Recalls Life of Service

Joe Carson might as well be Joe Peck. He's the closest thing to a living embodiment of everything the town of Fort Peck has come to represent. The affable veteran is calm, stoic but cheerful, and...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 20, 2015 

The Dream Comes to Life, Honoring Our Vets

Five years of hard work is finally bringing fruition to a dream. Construction is set to take place just after the Memorial Day holiday to officially break ground in Fort Peck. It's been a long road...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 20, 2015 

Eastern State Drug Prosecution Program Comes to a Close

As funding was cut, funding was not renewed for the drug prosecution program that helped 17 eastern counties in Montana. The program helped create forms, documentation and provided research for law enforcement and attorneys. Valley County Attorney...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 20, 2015 

10 Years of Bonnie City Blues And Brews Gets a Little Blue Grass

It's become a tradition that several locals look forward to each year to the Bonnie City Blues and Brews Festival put on by the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture. This year more brews were a...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 20, 2015 

HONOR ROLL OF VALLEY COUNTY WAR CASUALTIES

While Memorial Day has become a popular weekend to kick off the summer festivities, it's a day that we set aside to honor the fallen. Wreaths and flags are left at gravesites all across the country...

 
 By James Walling    News    May 13, 2015

Zinke and "American Sniper" Author Visit Glasgow

Congressman Ryan Zinke of Whitefish stopped into Glasgow for a visit with local and regional media, concerned citizens, supporters and schoolkids Thursday, May 7. His message was clear: "I am for...

 
 By For The Courier    News    May 13, 2015

Fort Peck Theater Prepping for Opening Curtain in 2015 Season

The Fort Peck Summer Theatre (FPST), now celebrating its 46th Season, is anxiously prepping for the 2015 Season, featuring popular, in-demand titles and some of the theater’s most frequently requested musicals. Under the leadership of returning...

 
 By James Walling    News    May 13, 2015

Local Author Embraces Life as Expat, Pens Mysteries from Home in Mexico

Montana native BilliJo Doll has lived a rich, alternately painful and poignantly interesting life. Mystery, science-fiction, and other variations aside, she has written about her past with honesty and...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 13, 2015

Jurisdiction Changes Affect Tribal Victims of Domestic Violence

A change made on the Fort Peck Reservation will help enable tribal officers and county officers to be cross deputized in instances of domestic violence that are committed by non-Indians on the reservation. Prior to the changes, it was difficult for t...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 13, 2015

New Executive Takes the Chair at Mental Health

Would you stop in for a routine check up for your mental health? Jim Novelli is a firm believer that mental health needs more attention and that Eastern Montana has many challenges because of it’s size and the diverse needs. Novelli is the new...

 
 News    May 13, 2015

Glasgow Courier Back At the Rundle Building

A blast from the past from Courierland. This photo was taken when the Glasgow Courier still sat in the Rundle Building basement. Starting from the left is an unknown, Joe Martincoski, Emerald Lee,...

 
 News    May 13, 2015

Governor Steve Bullock Signs Bill Making Scobey Soil Official State Soil of Montana

Governor Steve Bullock was joined by Sen. J.P. Pomnichowski, former Governor and soil scientist Brian Schweitzer, and students from Longfellow Elementary School, as he hosted a ceremonial signing of SB 176, making the Scobey Soil the official state...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 6, 2015

Voters Favor School Levies

Absentee ballots came in early on during this school election. Four districts in Valley County held open the polls on Tuesday, May 5 and the results are in from Frazer, Opheim, Hinsdale and Glasgow. GLASGOW Voters were able to voice their decision on...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 6, 2015

Students Gaining Real World Knowledge

Highway Patrolman Mitchell Willett speaks to a group of students at the Glasgow High School Career Fair that took place on Wednesday, April 29. Students from Glasgow and Opheim, grades 7-12, were...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 6, 2015

Bison Bill Gets The Boot, APR Requests Change In Grazing

After a lot of work on a bill that passed both through the Montana Senate and House, Sen. John Brenden-R was disappointed yesterday as his bill SB 284 was vetoed. The bill would allow county...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 6, 2015

Glasgow Fire Department Seeks Funding For New Truck

A new roof, maybe a new truck and a round of new rumors. The Glasgow Fire Department (GFD) has been a part of city council discussion in the last few meetings. During the Monday, April 20 meeting...

 
 News    May 6, 2015

FMDH Named Top 100

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital was recently named one of the iVantage Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the United States. “FMDH is proud of the efforts of its staff as a whole and their contributions to our hospital achieving this desi...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 29, 2015

Glasgow School Board Candidates Up For The Vote

Years ago the choice for your local school board trustees was a much more difficult decision, as sometimes dozens would run for a spot on the local board. Times have changed as work schedules have become more fast paced, as parents strive harder to...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 29, 2015

Battling Mental Illness One Song At A Time

It's like a secret you keep stashed away in a tiny box in the back of your closet. Maybe you've fought depression your whole life, maybe you fight anxiety or thoughts of suicide, but most of the time...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 29, 2015

Agencies Work Together To Create Community Fire Truck

Last year The Courier reported on a truck donated from Hi-Line Ford by Norm Sillerud to be remodeled into a firetruck to be used in Valley County. That truck was completed and has just found a home...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 29, 2015

Public Pre-K Problems

It was a very well thought out argument at the last Glasgow School Board Meeting on Thursday, April 16. Glasgow Head Start Coordinator Pam Ost spoke out to the trustees about thinking about saving a part of the old Irle School building, to be used...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 29, 2015

School Elections Across Valley County

Four out of the six school districts in Valley County will hold elections on Tuesday, May 5 this year. Absentee ballots have gone out already in each district, with only Nashua and Lustre canceling elections this year, several votes are already being...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 22, 2015

The British Were Coming!

A couple of unusual visitors made their rounds around the area this weekend. They were fairly inconspicuous, but their accents were a dead giveaway to anyone who came across them. Michelle Crowther, a...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 22, 2015

Check It Out

Giving a little bit that will go a long way has become an annual tradition for the Valley County Community Foundation (VCCF). Several community members gathered on Monday, April 20, at the Valley...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 22, 2015

Nashua School Board Faces Controversy

For the small town of Nashua, quite a few (just over a dozen) showed up to the local school board meeting to not only voice their concerns, but to see if they could get an answer for a recent event that has left some parents feeling unsettled....

 

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