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Keystone Pipeline Lawsuit Tossed

Citing an amicus brief filed by TC Energy, a federal judge on Jan. 6 dismissed as moot a 23-state case filed against President Biden over his decision to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline cross border permit on his first day in office. In his...

911 Calls

There were 29 motor vehicle stops, eight dog/cat control calls, five assist citizen/public assists, three reports for record, two inspection requests, two animal control calls, one hazard, one parking violation, one abandoned vehicle and one system...

Tasha Morehouse-Mix Reappointed as City Judge

Tasha Morehouse-Mix has been reappointed as the Glasgow City Court judge. The term, approved by the Glasgow City Council during their regular Jan. 33 meeting, will last for four years. Morehouse-Mix succeeded former Judge Lynn Gilbert, who retired...

2021 VCCF Grant Summary

In 2021, the Valley County Community Foundation donated $33,473 for several improvements. Over the past 21 years, VCCF has donated $366,587 in grants and scholarships. “This year’s grants paid for all or part of each of these improvements,...

Medical Marijuana Users Brace for Shortages

More than a year after voters approved legalizing marijuana for recreational use in Montana, anyone older than 21 can now walk into a dispensary and buy cannabis. That has medical marijuana user Joylynn Mane Wright worried. Wright lives in Prairie...

Natural Gas Prices are Ridiculous

Well I opened my gas bill for December today... Cuss words. I had expected the bill to be larger than normal because I keep my thermostat at around 65 degrees, which is about 90 degrees warmer than it has been outside on those -30 degree days....

Virgil Stanley Thill - Jan. 8, 2022

Virgil Stanley Thill crossed the Great Divide on January 8, 2022 after a short battle with lung cancer. Virgil was born to Rex and Marian (Wilson) Thill in Malta, Montana on October 26, 1940. He was...

Jeane and John MacDonald, Jr.

Celebrating the lives of Jeane Macdonald (1931-2020) and John Macdonald Jr. (1929-2021) whose lives have been intertwined since shortly before their marriage in August of 1950. Jean was born in...

Jo Ann Mersen - Jan. 3, 2022

Jo Ann Mersen passed away on January 3, 2022, at the age of 91 years, surrounded by her four loving daughters. Jo Ann was born in Hinsdale, Montana to Alice and Richard P. Nelson in 1930, the...

John C. Rorvik - Dec. 20, 2021

John C. Rorvik, age 74, of Nashua passed away December 20 at St. Vincent's Hospital in Billings with his family by his side.  John was born March 1, 1947 to Carl and Margaret "Peggy" (Burman) Rorvik...

Frazer Boys Post First Win in Three Years

This article has been updated. A previous version said the Frazer Bearcubs boys basketball team posted their first win in five years. The win is the first in three years. The Courier apologizes for...

North Country Girls Continue Win Streak

The North Country girls' basketball team is rolling through the season, racking up win after win. The Mavericks defeated the Scotties 45-23 in Glasgow on Thursday and downed the Spartans 52-17 in...

Nashua Girls Add Two Wins

Nashua's girls basketball team picked up two wins at home in their first week post-holiday. The Porcupines beat Frazer at home 50-33 Jan. 7 and defeated Brockton by a near-identical margin 51-33 Jan....

Frazer S&D

Diamante Enriquez placed Ninth of Thirteenth in Dramatic Solo this past Saturday at Fairview. There was some real competition for everyone. This upcoming Saturday we will be heading to Fairview for the final regular Tournament of the season as...

Glasgow Boys Down North Country

Glasgow hosted the North Country Mavericks for a non-conference game Thursday. The Scotties, after a sluggish first half, took a 55-27 win off the Mavs. The visiting team took a 9-5 lead after the...

Bantam Ice Dawgs Pick Up Win in Helena

The Ice Dawgs bantam team lost a game then tied one in Williston, N.D., to start the new year before splitting a pair of games in Helena this past weekend. In their first game of 2022, the team fell to Williston 7-0 on Jan. 2 before coming back to...

High School Ice Dawgs Add Two to Win Column

The High School Ice Dawgs took a pair of games from the Flathead Fusion at home this weekend, winning both games by a four-point margin: 5-1 and 7-3. Glasgow struck first in game one Saturday...

Ice Dawg PeeWees Win Two

The Glasgow Ice Dawgs PeeWees team took two games from the visiting Havre Ice Hawks at the Valley Event Center Dec. 8. Glasgow overcame a 2-0 deficit in game one to win 4-2 and won the second game decisively, 7-1. The Ice Hawks put up two goals in...

Lustre Christian Boys Record Unblemished

The Lions established early and firm control in their game against the Frazer Bearcubs Jan. 8. The Lustre Christian boys exploded with 32 points in the first eight minutes of play, going on to win 75-13. Frazer was held to 6 points in the first and...

Navajo Code Talkers

The other day, we were reminiscing about our days in Hawaii and going to Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7 of each year. In 1991 we were honored to meet several of the famous Code Talkers. Originally, in 1942, the U.S. Marine Corp. recruited 29 Navajo men to...

Rustin Coleman Albus

Rustin Coleman Albus was born at 11:25 p.m. Dec. 20 at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital to parents Kyle and Katarina Albus of Hinsdale. Rustin Weighed in at 7 pounds 2.6 ounces and is 20.5 inches...

From Trees to Fruits & Veggies

This week I had planned to write about mangrove trees. We'd been to see the manatees, those huge seal-like mammals that were supposedly mistaken for mermaids by sailors who'd obviously been out to...

'Don't Rock the Jukebox'

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3107 in Glasgow is more lively these days thanks to a donation of a jukebox filled with classic rock and country music hits. Prior to the recent installation of the...

Covid Shots for Kids Scarce - Demand Mixed

When children ages 5 to 11 were approved for Pfizer’s lower-dose pediatric covid-19 vaccine in November, Annie Edwards was eager to get her daughter Hannah, then 5, the shot because of underlying health conditions she has stemming from her...

What are Considerations for Senior Citizens Who Plan to Move?

There are many reasons for older adults to consider moving to a new location; cost of living, house is too large and/or expensive to maintain, house has too many stairs or other navigation issues, limited access to appropriate or needed health...

Marcel Joseph Anderson

Marcel Joseph Anderson was born at 6:05 p.m. Dec. 16 at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital to parents Edward and Rebecca Anderson of Glasgow. Marcel weighed in at 6 pounds, 12.8 ounces, and is 18.5...

Seeley Marie Kipf

Seeley Marie Kipf was born at 11:06 a.m. Jan. 1 at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital to parents Clint Kipf and Sarah Law of Glasgow. Kipf weighed in at 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and is 20.5 inches long....

Octavia R. Sloan

Octavia R. Sloan was born at 1:53 a.m. Dec. 3 at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital to parents Jared and Delaney Sloan. Octavia weighed in at 6 pounds, 8 ounces, and is 19.25 inches long. The baby's...

Nora Grace Bengochea

Nora Grace Bengochea was born at 6:36 a.m. Nov. 3 at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital to parents Griffin and Julia Bengochea of Fort Peck. Nora weighed in at 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and is 19 inches long. The baby’s paternal grandparents are Jon and...

Hi-Line Sportsmen Memorial Scholarship applications available

High school seniors across Valley County are encouraged to check with their guidance counselors for information and applications for the annual Hi-Line Sportsmen Memorial Scholarships. Multiple sizeable scholarships will be awarded at the...

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