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Generosity is Learned

The 2017 Northeast Montana Fair is but a memory, but the measurable impacts will continue long into the future. As reports of the 4-H/FFA Market Livestock sale travel throughout Valley and the... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    August 16, 2017 

Law Enforcement:

Jury selection for the Jay Witkowski murder trial has begun. 109 jurors have been summoned in the case. Witkowski is charged with the New Year’s Eve murder of Evelyn Garcia. Officials stressed that jury selection in the case will be overly... Full story

 

Local Residents Earn Distinguished Honor

Valley County residents Mary Louise (Hovendick) Helland and B.M. Bower, both of Glasgow, and Eugene Joseph “Gene” Martin were announced as inductees to the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center (MCHF & WHC) on Aug. 11. The... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    August 16, 2017 

Toy Industry Foundation, CASA Donate to Foster Kids

Foster children along Montana’s Hi-Line will be receiving toys donated by the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) and distributed by National Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Association, according to a press release from the latter... Full story

 

Paint Run/Walk Starts This Weekend

The 3rd Annual Paint Run/Walk is this Saturday, Aug. 19. So far, 164 entry forms have been submitted with a goal of 200 entrants. You can still register by picking up an entry form at BS Central,... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 16, 2017 

Sailors Conquer Wind and Waves at Annual Regatta

The weather on the lake this past weekend, Aug. 12-13, provided sailors with a wide variety of conditions to compete in. At its most challenging, they battled 4-foot rolling waves as they attempted... Full story

 

Area Students Participate in MedStart Camp

Area students, Ashlyn Aten and Kassandra Moore, were two of 16 Montana high school juniors and seniors who participated in the Miles City MedStart Camp from July 16-20 in Miles City. MedStart Summer Camp is a five-day summer camp program sponsored by... Full story

 

Law Enforcement Brief:

The Valley County Sheriff’s Office reported that they had a rather uneventful four days at the Northeast Montana Fair. Sheriff Verne Buerkle told the Courier, “We were really glad to see the large crowds at the fair, and we had no major... Full story

 
 By Josie Braaten    News    August 9, 2017

Photographer Aims at What She Loves

Longtime local rancher and now photographer, Audra Ortega received her first camera as a Christmas gift only two years ago. Originally requested in order to better document her first daughter's early... Full story

 
 By Josie Braaten    News    August 9, 2017

FPST Reviewed: Grease

Bright and colorful, Grease bounced along like a freshly inflated vintage beach ball. Fun to watch, but for the most part, nothing to bring one to the edge of their seat. However, it was during the large group numbers that the wind picked up and... Full story

 

Regatta Set for Friday

The Fort Peck Sailing Club will be hosting their annual Can-Am Regatta this weekend, Aug. 11 – Aug. 13. The events will kick off Friday at 2 p.m., with a sailing seminar on the lake. The seminar will be open to the public for, “anyone curious abo... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 2, 2017

County Brief

Last week Valley County Commissioners met with people from the Keystone Pipeline and discussed new developments on the project and updates on their plan for the area. Some of the plans include improvements being made to three county roads that the... Full story

 

Paint Run/Walk Set for Aug. 19

The third annual Paint Run/Walk will be on Saturday, Aug. 19, in Glasgow. The run/walk is a 2.5 mile untimed event highlighted by participants being sprayed with powdered paint at various points along the course. The event is jointly sponsored by... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 2, 2017

Police Charge Man With Arson

The Glasgow Fire Department responded to a fire at the La Casa Hotel on Friday. When they arrived they discovered that someone had started a gas can on fire and luckily the flames were nearly out. The small blaze caused some damage to the building,... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    August 2, 2017

GPD Reminder: Lock Your Doors

The Glasgow Police department would like to remind area residents to help reduce vehicle break-ins and property theft by locking the doors to property and vehicles. GPD Prevention Specialist Jennifer Fuller explains, “There is a common field of... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    August 2, 2017

Locals to See Spotlight in FPST's 'Grease'

Fort Peck Summer Theatre's coming production of Grease, opening Aug. 4, stars Glasgow natives Rachel Lynn Pewitt as Rizzo, Tayte Prewett as Frenchy, Lily Helland as Marty, Lauren Kolstad as Patty,... Full story

 
 By Hayley Young    News    August 2, 2017

Valley View Resident Turns 100 Years Old

Valley View's own Robert "Bob" Schumacher is turning 100 years old on Aug. 2. He was born in 1917 in Wisconsin, and has seen many things throughout his life. His time in Wisconsin taught him a love of... Full story

 
 By Josie Braaten    News    August 2, 2017

Health Dept. Continues 'Cardiac Ready' Efforts

On July 26, Registered Nurse Lynn Miller and Health Department Director Connie Boreson with the Valley County Health Department were in the driveway of the Glasgow Fire Hall, ready to spread... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 26, 2017

'Vote Yes Valley View' Gains Ground

The campaign “Vote Yes Valley View” has made headway in their efforts to pass a special hospital tax district for Valley View Home. As of press time, the organization has held six informational meetings in Opheim, Nashua, Fort Peck, Hinsdale,... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    July 26, 2017

Agencies Combine Efforts During Fair

Glasgow Police Department and the Valley County Sheriff’s Office will join forces again this year during the Northeast Montana Fair. The combined efforts of these two agencies will be to saturate the area in hopes of deterring underage drinking by... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    July 26, 2017

'New Stars in the Western Skies' Seeks Competitors

With headliners Deb Berger (of 'Patsy' fame), Eliot Strommen and Tim Sampson all set to get the musical entertainments rolling at the fairgrounds on Aug. 4, the organizers of the 'New Stars in the... Full story

 

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