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Firefighters Respond to Leaking BNSF Railroad Engine

A BNSF engine with a ruptured fuel tank parked at the Glasgow Train Station leaked diesel fluid onto the roadway below the bridge late Monday night, soliciting response from The Long Run and city of...

Police Beat

There were 16 motor vehicle stops, eight public assists/assist citizen calls, six animal control calls, five dog/cat control calls, two hazards, one traffic control and one report for record. MONDAY,...

Residents Brave Hot Temps for Good Cause

On Friday, Reynolds Market hosted a BBQ to support the efforts of the Valley County Community Pool Campaign. Despite the 95 degree heat, 213 people were served and $28,609 was raised. The Pool...

GPD Chief Position Draws 31 Candidates

The city of Glasgow is forming a scoring committee to consider the 31 candidates who have applied for the position of Glasgow Police Department Chief. "I want to appoint a scoring committee...

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions are in Effect on all FWP Properties in Blaine County

GLASGOW- In response to dry, warm weather that could increase the danger of human-caused wildfires, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks fishing access sites and wildlife management areas will be under Stage 1 Fire Restrictions in Blaine County starting...

Driver's Ed Prepares Teens For Getting Licensed

What is the first thing you do when you enter a vehicle? "Put on my seat belt," replied Abigail Kulczyk, 14, an incoming freshman at Glasgow High School who recently completed a Driver's Ed course... Full story

They Are at it Again...

There is a problem for We senior citizens earned and were promised our Social Security benefits after a lifetime of paying into the system. But, if Congress passes amnesty for illegal aliens, they... Full story

Pool in Sad State of Disrepair

I am 32-years-old and a mother of one 8-year-old girl who enjoys swim team and swimming for fun. I am looking to raise money to help pay for the Valley County Community Pool. Any amount will help... Full story

Mystery of Air Corps Pilot's Death Solved by Reader

It was with great delight I recently received a letter via snail-mail from Pat Hallett of Nashua with more details about the late Glenn Davies, who rests in eternal repose at Highland Cemetery in... Full story

More Books Needed at County Jail

Dear Editor, I am writing you from Cell-Block-C in the Valley County Detention Center. We read your paper every week regardless of where we're originally from. The facility here is very tolerable.... Full story

Douglas "Doug" Frederick Maas

Douglas "Doug" Frederick Maas, 52, passed away July 27, 2021. He was born in Glasgow, MT on September 4, 1968, to Albert and Elaine Maas. Doug grew up in Nashua and graduated from Nashua High School.... Full story

Regina "Jean" Mae (LaFond) Goldberg 5-2-36-7-23-21

Regina "Jean" Mae (LaFond) Goldberg, 85, of Glasgow, Montana passed away Friday, July 23, 2021 at Valley View Home. Jean was born May 2, 1936 in Rockport, Massachusetts to Wilford and Clair (McManus)... Full story

Lisa Renee Mattinen

Sylvia Rebie Redfield was born to Rebie Sylvia (McElwee) and Frank (Schleif) Slife on December 14, 1925 in Atlanta, Georgia. She passed away July 28, 2021 at the age of 95, in Glasgow. She grew up in... Full story

Funeral Notices

• Services for Marvin J. and Julia L. Olson are set for 2 p.m. August 7 at Bell Mortuary, with Military Honors at Highland Cemetery. • Kenneth J. Ross, 80, of Helena, passed away July 25, 2021.... Full story

Roberta (Berta) Connors-Clowes

On June 26, 2021, Berta peacefully passed away in her home in Butte, Montana. Berta was born on December 26, 1938, to Robert and Margaret Maguire. She was the third of four daughters. Berta was... Full story

Thunder Represent Glasgow at State Swim Meet

The Glasgow Kiwanis Thunder Swim Team traveled to Columbia Falls fro the 2021 State Swim meet July 31 and Aug. 1. The team returned with one state champion and a number of swimmers who cracked the...

Public Comment Sought on Fresno Reservoir Fisheries Management Plan

HAVRE– The process of developing the first Fresno Reservoir Fisheries Management Plan is nearing completion, and Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on a draft plan developed by FWP and a 9-member Advisory Committee. Comments...

2021 Mow 'em Short Tournament a Success

The annual Mow ‘Em Short golf tournament was held on Saturday at Sunnyside Golf and Country Club. Golfers from around the region hit the links for three rounds of golf, playing a single round each of scramble, best ball and alternate shot play....

AIS Watercraft Inspectors Celebrated No Station Sponsorship

HELENA – A Watercraft Inspector Appreciation Week is scheduled for Aug. 2-8. Watercraft inspection stations are the first line of defense to protect Montana’s water from the harmful impacts of aquatic invasive species. Inspectors are trained...

High Temps Prompt Additional Fishing Restrictions on Several Montana Rivers

HELENA – Several angling restrictions on rivers in southwest, north-central and south-central Montana go into effect today due to warming temperatures and low flows. The restrictions include what are commonly known as “hoot owl” restrictions,...

Glasgow Schools Student Athlete Concussion Testing

Student Athlete Concussion Testing for all 6th-12th Grade students participating in sports this year will be held in Room 6 at Glasgow High School today through Friday, Aug. 6, from noon to 4 p.m. each day. This test is good for two years and is... Full story

Once Upon a Time in Montana

Mary Jane had quite a tale to share. At this time, she was residing in her home on Central Avenue in Malta. She was part Chippewa and proud of it. In 1921, while she and her small daughter - about a...

The Work From Home Revolution

There aren't many pleasant things we can take away from the recent pandemic. The ways in which it tested us were further reaching than we could have imagined. One silver lining to this particularly...

'Preserving Our Past for Our Future'

With antiquities and historical documents aplenty, the Valley County Pioneer Museum has much to offer Valley County residents stopping in to brush on their history. "We do a lot of research," Ruthie...

Carnivals at the Fair

I am remembering Fairs of the past. I remember hearing of the time the Valley Co, Fair grounds was located on the Airport hill. Before my time and that of many of my friends! Memories that some of...

'God Put the Fire Out...'

What if there was a fire and no one came? This could have happened with our Saint Marie Fire Department. On Tuesday, July 27th, the Saint Marie Fire Board held their monthly meeting. This meeting...

Berries and Beans

While we've had a couple of "cooler" (80's rather than 100's) days recently, we still haven't had any rain to speak of. The sky teased us with a few sprinkles last Thursday: we called it an 8" rain...

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