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News Briefs for Sept. 22, 2021

Glasgow Aging Services Office Moves Action for Eastern Montana is relocating the Aging Services Office, currently located at 334 West Court Street, to the Senior Center, located 501 Court Square. The...

New Police Chief Hits the Ground Running

In his new position as city of Glasgow Chief of Police, Rob Weber is getting straight to business. "I want to get back to where we were as a community policing department," Weber told The Courier...

Prescription for Healthier Patients? Lawyers

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. - In her 19 years of living with cerebral palsy, scoliosis and other ailments, Cynthia Enriquez De Santiago has endured about 60 surgeries and her heart has flatlined at least...

911 Calls for Sept. 22, 2021

There were 21 motor vehicle stops, six animal control calls, six hazards, five assist citizen/public assists, two dog/cat control calls, one parking violation, one alarm and one inspection request....

Karen (Swenson) Combs Family Donates $20k to GHS Ed. Trust

The Glasgow High School Educational Trust is honored and grateful to announce a gift of $20,000 from the Karen (Swenson) Combs Family. Karen, the very first recipient of a gift from the trust in...

Valley County Woman Dies of COVID-19 Infection

The Valley County Health Department has confirmed the death of a woman in her 70s due to COVID-19. She has not been publicly identified. "We express our sympathy to her family and loved ones," said...

Ranchers Against Proposed BLM Bison Rule

Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen at 6 p.m. Sept. 15 stopped by the Malta High School Auditorium to give citizens a chance to comment on a grazing issue involving Bison, the American Prairie...

'Painting History'

Sisters Haven Riddick, (left), a junior at Glasgow High School, and Saryn Riddick, a freshman, recently volunteered to help paint the mural inside the underpass in downtown Glasgow. "I felt this was...

OP-ED: A community of few... Broken Windows

Imagine seeing an old dilapidated house. The paint is flaking off; exposing the bare wood siding to the elements. Its gutters are falling off random parts of the roof and the blinds behind the broken...

Alive at Five, and Tall Weeds

I am writing to thank the Downtown Association for hosting the Alive at Five. Even though [the most recent] one was not very well attended, it was a nice time. To those of you that didn't attend, you...

Immigrate the Right Way

Throughout its short history, these United States have been the go to place for immigrants the world over. Most of us here today are either immigrants ourselves, or the progeny of immigrants. Native...

OP-ED: Masking Taking Toll On Kids' Mental Health

The Montana Nurses Association has referred to the recent emergency rule from Montana DPHHS regarding not masking in school as "promotion of junk science." One might be wise to use caution as well...

OP-ED: COVID-19, Technocracy Flowered, and Failed

History is littered with social and political movements which, while failing to survive as movements, largely achieved their goals. The Prohibition Party's national conventions could take place in a...

Funeral Notice

• A Celebration of Janet Kay Lentzner's life will be at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24 at Highland Cemetery, followed by a dinner and gathering at Elks Lodge. Bell Mortuary is assisting, and condolences...

GMS Cross Country Teams Run in Fort Peck

The Glasgow Middle School harriers hit the course in front of a home crowd on Saturday at Kiwanis Park in Fort Peck. The girls team placed fourth and the boys earned fifth place. Eighth-grader Kimber...

Frazer Cross Country

The Frazer Bearcubs were represented by junior Alyssa Toce Blount and sophomore Kalianna Toce Blount at the Glasgow Invitational cross country meet at Kiwanis Park in Fort Peck on Sept. 18. A. Toce...

GMS Volleyball

The Glasgow Middle School volleyball teams traveled to Scobey on Sept. 18 for games against Poplar, Wolf Point and Harlem. The eighth grade team defeated Poplar 2-1 and beat Wolf Point 2-1. The seventh grade team dropped their games to Harlem, 1-2,...

Nashua Cross Country

The Nashua Porcupines made the short journey to Fort Peck's Kiwanis Park to run in the Glasgow Invitational cross country meet Sept. 18. The lone high school runner, Alyssa Murdock, ran a 27:42.60...

Scotties Shut Out Colts in Colstrip

The Glasgow Scotties earned their first shut out of the season on the road in Colstrip last Friday and what a win it was. Glasgow blanked Colstrip 50-0 in the blowout victory. In a tremendous show of...

Scottie Runners Find Their Rhythm

The Glasgow Scottie boys took the top slot at their home cross country meet in Kiwanis Park on Saturday, while the Glasgow girls claimed third place. The day started cool and heated up quickly, in...

Scottie Volleyball 3-0 in Conference

The Scottie volleyball team had two road trips this past weekend with games in Plentywood and Poplar. While the girls dropped their match against the Wildcats on Friday, they improved their conference record to 3-0. The Scotties’ record stands at...

North Country Volleyball

The North Country Mavericks had a "rough week" according to head coach Charlene Wasson. The team battled through rotation changes and the loss of starter on Saturday against Scobey. "Sometimes it is...

What the Hay!

Sad news for all of you fans of the Montana Hay Bale Trail: What the Hay! Our family always would make the trek to Hobson and Windham (Mt Hyw 239 and 541) the first Sunday after Labor Day. But last...

Cryptocurrency: Cryptic? Not Really!

It's made the news for having celebrity advocates, international uptake and acceptance, and being a hot topic for investments. You can't hold it in your hand, but you can buy a car with it....

'Who is the 'Flyin' Hawaiian?''

"Who is the Flyin' Hawaiian?" This is a phrase I've heard ever consistently since I moved to Glasgow several years ago but I guess to really understand it, I need to reflect on my past and how I...

First Frost of Fall

It was predicted by the weather service that the temperature at Opheim would drop to 36 Thursday night. I'm so glad I paid attention to that report. We actually saw it drop to 30 before dawn Friday....

Opposition Mounts Against APR's Grazing Proposal

The Montana Stockgrowers Association (MSGA), Montana Public Lands Council (MPLC), and the Montana Association of State Grazing Districts (MASGD) on Sept. 15 provided verbal comments regarding the...

2021 Montana Ram and Ewe Sale Results

The 96th annual Montana Ram and Ewe Sales were held Sept. 15 and 16 in Miles City. Sheep offered included 883 commercial ewes, and 295 range-ready rams from consignors across Montana. Successful...

FWP to auction confiscated antlers, hides and horns

FOR THE COURIER Antlers, horns, hides and skulls that were confiscated by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks enforcement will be auctioned on Sept. 25 at the National Auction House in Billings. Items include 50 big horn sheep skulls, 390-plus-inch bull...

Fish and Wildlife Commission adopts regulations for muzzleloader season

FOR THE COURIER HELENA – The Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted regulations for Montana’s first traditional muzzleloader season at its meeting on Aug. 20. House Bill 242 was passed in the 2021 Legislative Session and established a nine-day...

Fish and Wildlife Commission approves changes to elk should seasons

FOR THE COURIER The Fish and Wildlife Commission approved changes to elk shoulder seasons in several hunting districts at its meeting on Aug. 20. All changes apply to this coming hunting season. However, no early shoulder seasons were added. Elk...

Migratory bird hunters reminded of change to wanton waste of game statute

FOR THE COURIER The 2021 Migratory Bird Regulation booklets contain language on wanton waste of game that is no longer accurate. Because the regulations were printed before the Montana Legislature changed the statute, the information is outdated....

Youth only pheasant, waterfowl hunt to open

FOR THE COURIER HELENA – Montana’s young hunters will have the state’s waterfowl and pheasants pretty much to themselves Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 25-26. Licensed hunters ages 15 and under may hunt ducks, geese, coots, mergansers and...

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