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 By Ron Garwood    Opinion    April 18, 2018 

APR's Request to BLM

Dear Editor, My name is Ron Garwood, I am a 17 year supervisor of the Valley County Conservation District from Nashua. I am also a member of the FWP’s CAC from region 6. I have been hunting since 1957 on private CMR (Fort Peck Game Range) state lan...

 
 By Nicholas Smith    Opinion    April 18, 2018 

Thank You

Dear Editor, A couple weeks ago, I had a letter to the editor published in your local newspaper. It said that I was doing a state report on Montana and asked for information. Soon I started to get mail from the wonderful people in Montana. Thank you...

 
 By Jacobs    Opinion    April 18, 2018 

Modification of APR Grazing Permits

Dear Editor, The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is asking for the public’s help in determining what it should analyze as it considers proposed changes to several grazing leases. American Prairie Reserve (APR) controls private properties tied to...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    April 18, 2018 

Kerosene Lamps

Not many of us remember using kerosene lamps as our evening light. To my knowledge, my family always had electricity, but the very young only remember specific things. It was always a real treat to me, even in my early teen years, to get to spend...

 

On BLM's Decision Making Process

I want to inform all of our readers that it is the intent of the Glasgow Courier to take the Bureau of Land Management to task over their decision making process for the American Prairie Reserve’s request to remove interior fencing and graze bison... Full story

 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, As a lifelong resident of Valley County and a business person for 35+ years, I have had my uninformed view of Valley View Home. I knew it was expensive to stay there, and I did question where all the money went. I talked with my mom... Full story

 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Voters of Valley County vote no on designating public funds for Valley View. With the monies that Valley View has invested in Prairie Ridge and proper management, it can be successful. FMDH owns Prairie Ridge and Prairie Ridge is losing... Full story

 

Train Whistle Dreams of Faraway Places

First off this week, I need to tell everyone the plans right now are for me to have laproscopic surgery in Billings on Friday, April 13, to remove a large kidney stone in my left kidney. I had a kidney infection for over three months because of the...

 

Letter on the APR Bison Grazing Plan

Dear BLM, These comments are directed to the proposal you have received from American Prairie Reserve (APR) requesting major modifications to the 18 grazing allotments controlled by APR. This request would change the class of livestock from cattle... Full story

 

Library Benefits All Ages

This week is National Library Week and I can not say enough about the benefits our City-County library provides to my family and me. Because of their wide variety of children books, we are able to have family story-time with our two young kids before...

 

Thank You to 911 Dispatch

This week is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, which is held during the second week of April to recognize telecommunications personnel in the public safety community for their service and dedication to the profession. The Valley County...

 

Learning To Drive

Do you remember learning to drive? Learning to drive in years gone by, those years when you had to have a pillow or pillows to sit on and maybe have one behind your back. You immediately think of your youth, but for some of us “short” people, we...

 

Dear Reader:

Dear Reader, Courier can be defined in two ways. First, as a person who transports goods or documents. Second, as a person employed to guide or assist a group of people, usually tourists. With that in mind, I wanted to take this opportunity to...

 

People of Montana

Dear Editor, Hello! I am a fourth grade student in North Carolina. In fourth grade, we research a state for our State Fair, and I have chosen your state! I am very excited to learn more about the great state of Montana as I work on my report. While...

 

To the Residents of Glasgow

I would like to share with you some of the City of Glasgow’s accomplishments that took place in 2017 and what our goals are for 2018. I will be updating you on different subjects and projects, and our progress via Glasgow Courier, City of Glasgow...

 

What Our Educators Deserve

I could not do what our educators do. They deserve to be paid well. Very well. In recent news, educators in Oklahoma, West Virginia and Kentucky organized and implemented walk-outs in their states in an effort to secure more funding for education.... Full story

 

Upcoming School Levy Vote in May Explained

In a press release sent out last week, Superintendent of Glasgow Public Schools Bob Connors sought to explain the district’s proposed general fund levy. The proposed levy will be voted on at the May 8, annual school election. According to Connors,...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    April 4, 2018

Easter Eggs in the Snow

My memories are a jumble today. My first thought was hunting Easter eggs in the snow. I honestly do not remember ever hunting them in the snow, but as I tried to make my mind go back that far, it occurred to me that I really do not remember hunting...

 

Land Should Be Settled, Developed and Disbursed to General Public

Land Should Be Settled, Developed and Disbursed to General Public Please allow a response to Mr. McKean’s column on “The Local Value of Wilderness” in your March 21 issue. As a low-level party functionary and campaign contributor as well as a...

 

Glasgow Snow Removal Plan

The City Council would like to ensure the community that we have a snow removal plan in place that tries to encompass all scenarios and flexibility as possible while addressing the needs of the public. In dealing with the recent 15-inch snow event,...

 

Crossing the Border

My grandson just returned from an out-of-state band trip. His trip made me remember the band trips of my school days. If you lived in the North Country, you may have gotten to take band trips out of the USA. I remember trips to Canada to take part...

 

Hope

Sometimes it’s very small. At other times it’s so big it seems to fill your world. But no matter the size, it’s always there. What is it? Hope. Hope can start out like a fully-grown plant. But it can also be like a tiny seed put into the...

 

Letters to the Editor

I have no idea how many miles of road there are in Valley County, but I do know that we are a very large county. I want to express my thanks to those of you that spent many hours opening and keeping open our roads during this last storm. Thanks to... Full story

 

Tariffs in Agriculture

A few weeks back, Donald Trump implemented a tariff on imported steel and aluminum that instantly sent the free market capitalists and agricultural community into a head spin. Uncertain as to what the tariff’s will actually accomplish, Trump’s...

 

Daylight Savings Time

Do you remember when we did not have Daylight Savings Time? I was thinking about the time changes when I decided I might need to wear a watch today. (When you are retired and in the house all day, it is easy to not wear a watch). That, of course,...

 

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