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 By A.J. Etherington    News    April 8, 2020

Medical Supplies Arrive At FMDH

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital received a shipment of medical personal protective equipment (PPE) needed to help with the hospital’s efforts in detecting, preventing and possibly fighting COVID-19 in Montana. To date, FMDH has received two... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    April 8, 2020

Bullock Warns Orders Will Be Extended

*Editor's Note: Since this story was written and published, Governor Steve Bullock extended his stay-at-home order through April 24.* In a press call with reporters on April 3, Montana Governor Steve Bullock warned that public health orders, such as... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    April 8, 2020

TC Energy And Barnard Pipeline Adapt Safety Plan

Barnard Pipeline and TC Energy will require workers arriving to work on a cross-border pipeline in the region to quarantine for 14 days before starting work. The plan is an abridged version that requi...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    April 8, 2020

30 COVID Tests So Far at FMDH

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital is reporting that they have conducted 30 tests at their facility since testing for the COVID-19 disease became available in early March. Those numbers do not reflect... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    April 8, 2020

Healthcare Workers in Poplar Test Positive for COVID-19

*This is a developing story. More information will be added as it is obtained* Northeast Montana Health Services Inc. and the Fort Peck Tribal Government confirmed rumors that the two cases of COVID-19 in northeast Montana (one in Richland County... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    April 1, 2020

KXL To Go Forward Amid Pandemic

TC Energy has confirmed their plans to move forward with construction of the Keystone XL pipeline in Phillips and Valley counties during the COVID-19 pandemic. The planned construction project has...

 

Key Takeaways from Dr. Millard's Livestream

On March 21, the Valley County Health Officer Dr. Anne Millard held a Facebook livestream to answer questions and inform the public about the COVID-19 pandemic that has affected much of the world and led to an order to shut down dine in bars,... Full story

 

Emergencies Declared, Health Orders Issued

Measures Aimed at Preventing Over-Burdened Hospital Valley County has declared a state of emergency as of March 17. The city followed suit on March, 19, declaring a state of emergency at a 3 p.m. emergency meeting of the City Council. The actions... Full story

 

Jail To Maintain Current Inmates

The Valley County Detention Center will not release any current inmates, according to Valley County Sheriff Tom Boyer. The decision comes from Justice of the Peace Christina Hillman and follows a Montana Supreme Court guidance signed by Chief... Full story

 

State Programs For COVID Relief

The State of Montana has taken measure to provide relief to Montanans that are financially affected by the COVID-19 emergency. Specifically, the state has facilitated small business loans, streamlined unemployment benefits, opened up Federal... Full story

 

Valley County Health Officer Issues Quarantine Order for All Entering Valley County

*Editor's Note: This is a developing story and we encourage you to check back regularly for further details as they are made available.* The Valley County Health Officer Dr. Anne Millard has issued an order that all persons entering Valley County... Full story

 

KXL To Go Forward in Midst of Pandemic

This story has been updated. The updated story can be found at https://www.glasgowcourier.com/story/2020/04/01/news/kxl-to-go-forward-amid-pandemic/8663.html. TC Energy has confirmed their plans to... Full story

 

City and County Respond to COVID-19

The City of Glasgow and Valley County are working on plans to maintain essential services in the wake of a statewide emergency declaration by Governor Steve Bullock on March 15. Representatives and elected officials from government, local... Full story

 

County Declares State of Emergency, City Set to Meet on March 19

The County has declared a State of Emergency in Valley County as of March 17. The action comes after Governor Steve Bullock and President Donald Trump issued state and nationwide emergencies from the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic that has spread to... Full story

 

Guns and Hoses Is On For Mar. 20 At VEC

Guns and Hoses/Skate for a Cure will take over the Valley Event Center on Friday, March 20, starting at 5:30 p.m. with food and concessions. The main event is scheduled to kick off at 6:30 p.m. when...

 

Body Recovered From Fort Peck Lake

A Cody, Wyo., man is dead after falling through the ice while riding his four-wheeler on the evening of March 6, or morning of March 7, at Fort Peck Lake. According to Valley County Sheriff and Coroner Tom Boyer, the body of 80-year-old Ronald...

 

V.C. Man Charged After Fleeing DUI Arrest

A Valley County man was arrested the evening of March 8 after leading the Valley County Sheriff on a pursuit following an attempted stop for driving under the influence of alcohol. Valley County Sheriff Tom Boyer told the Courier that Matthew Lundstr...

 

Strommen Trial Delayed

The rape trial of disgraced ex-Valley County Undersheriff Luke Strommen has been delayed after the judge in the case granted the defense a continuance for an unknown period of time. The trial had been set to start on March 9, but was canceled at the...

 

In Like a Lamb

March weather conditions started off with warm above freezing temperatures, leading to snow and ice in the region to melt off, which caused minor flooding in low lying areas in Valley County. With...

 

AG Fox Sits Down With Stat Air, Hospital to Discuss Health Care

Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate, Tim Fox, on Feb. 27 met with local health care administrators to tour the state-of-the-art Stat Air Ambulance hangar and discuss health care policy, insurance and Medicaid funding. Fox met with Frances...

 

Lady Scotties Take Fourth at Div., End Season

The Lady Scotties took on the best of the Northern B Division in Shelby on March 5, 6 and 7. The ballers advanced to take fourth after falling to the Harlem Wildcats. The Scotties ended their season...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    March 4, 2020

NE Montana Man Sentenced to 100 Years for Incest

A northeast Montana man was sentenced Feb. 28 in District Court to 100 years in prison with 60 suspended for the crime of incest. He will also be required to register as a level two sex offender, complete sex offender treatment and will not be eligib...

 

Scotties End Season In Malta

The Scottie boys basketball team had a disappointing end to their 2020 season at the Northern B Divisional Tournament in Malta on Feb. 27 and 28. Opening the tournament taking on the number one seed,...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    March 4, 2020

Bennion Talks Advocacy and Justice

Fighting for Montana’s most vulnerable would just be another bullet in a series of political priorities for almost any other candidate, but for Attorney General Candidate John Bennion, the talking point hits a little closer to home. Bennion’s...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    March 4, 2020

Graybill Campaigns in Glasgow for AG Nom

Raph Graybill has never held public office but that has not stopped him from seeking the Democratic nomination for Montana’s Attorney General seat and to be the “independent watch dog” for Montana. Most recently, Graybill has worked as...

 

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