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 By James Walling    News    January 3, 2018

Changes at the Gateway Club

We all know how barren the dining scene can be in Valley County and elsewhere in the region, particularly with both Sam’s Supper Club and The Hanger closing up shop in Glasgow. So it’s big news that Fort Peck’s Gateway Club is running... Full story


Search & Rescue Rides

Valley County Search & Rescue will once again be teaming up with local wrecker services to provide rides to revelers on New Year’s Eve throughout the county. For a ride home on New Year’s Eve, contact the following who are donating their time and... Full story


Novak Appointed Nashua Fire Chief

Nashua's Joel Novak was appointed fire chief of the Nashua Fire Department at the fire hall on Dec. 19. He is heading into his fifth year with the department. Novak works full-time at the CHS... Full story


Law Enforcement

The Glasgow Police Department is investigating a combined theft and act of vandalism reported Dec. 16 at Scottie Carwash on Highway 2 in Glasgow. According to the report, the incident occurred sometime between Dec. 15 and 16. The GPD’s Brien Gault... Full story


Heavey Gallery Offers Access to Printmaking

Beginning last week, Sean Heavey has been offering access to the high quality printmakers he uses for his own work. The company, F-11 Photo in Bozeman, can print virtually any digital file on a wide... Full story


Breakfast Eats, Easy Access at New Trolley Location

Joy Guttenberg’s good (edible) works are known to many in the Glasgow area. That’s about to become truer still. Guttenberg’s Apple Trolley has moved next-door to Albertsons on Highway 2 into the space formerly occupied by The Worx. And no, she... Full story

 By James Walling    News    December 6, 2017

Saco Festivities Wrap-Up

Christmas is coming, and nowhere more so than Saco, Mont. According to Heidi Pippin, Santa, hay rides, ice skating, hot soup/chili, hot chocolate/cider, and adult beverages are all on offer at the Hi-Line community festivities scheduled for Dec. 16.... Full story

 By James Walling    News    December 6, 2017

Tallow Creek Christmas Program

A date has been set for the Tallow Creek Christmas Program after lots of consultation, according to Sierra Stoneberg-Holt. That date is Sat., Dec. 23, at 3 p.m. There will be a program followed by potluck treats. More treats are always welcome, but... Full story


Courthouse Square

Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle reports a quiet holiday weekend locally, at least with regard to significant accidents and arrests. County Commissioner Paul Tweten tells us that Great West Engineering made their final inspections Nov. 28 on the... Full story


Courthouse Square

Local man William Kratzer was arrested Nov. 14 west of Glasgow. According to County Attorney Dylan Jensen, Kratzer has been charged with felony strangulation of a partner or family member. He was released Nov. 16 on a $25,000 bond with court dates... Full story


Community Dinner Set for Thursday

The Senior Citizen’s Center in Glasgow is once again hosting the Valley County Thanksgiving Day dinner. Don’t be confused by the venue. This is a community dinner and all are invited. The time is set for Nov. 23, from noon to 2 p.m., at 328 4th... Full story


Montana Dept. of Transportation Scraps Grass Range Round-A-Bout

Montana Department of Transportation Director Mike Tooley announced on Nov. 16 that MDT is scrapping the Grass Range round-a-bout project. Bob Sivertsen, one of the leaders of the effort to stop the round-a-bout, was pleased. “The people really... Full story


Single-Auto Accident West of Hinsdale

A driver and child emerged with minor injuries after a rollover crash at mile marker 508 on Highway 2 around 8 a.m. on Nov. 13, according to Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle. Inclement weather including ice and fog were factors in the crash,... Full story


Wild Bunch Hits the Cottonwood

Now in its seventeenth year, the Wild Bunch Art Show is coming to the Cottonwood Inn Nov. 17-19. Wild Bunch artists include Leith DeWeese, Whitney Paju, Todd Mandeville and Connie Tveten, among... Full story

 By James Walling    News    November 8, 2017

Courthouse Square Happenings

Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle confirms that jail numbers are on the rise. The number of inmates rose from 13 to 41 this week, mainly due to transfers from Yellowstone, Missoula and Ravalli counties. County Planner Rene Clampitt has Valley... Full story

 By James Walling    News    November 8, 2017

Slick Roads Make for Dicey Driving

Kaitlin Cusker had a close call on Highway 2 at Nashua on Nov. 4. Snow and ice combined to make a routine southbound turn a genuine cause for alarm for the local rancher. Instead of completing the... Full story

 By James Walling    News    November 8, 2017

Veterans Day Program

The program for Veterans Day begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Glasgow Civic Center on Saturday, Nov. 11. The speaker will be Paul Kanning, an American veteran and rancher from Flaxville, Mont. Volunteers from Glasgow High School will be serving breakfast... Full story

 By James Walling    News    November 1, 2017

Law Enforcement

The Valley County Health Department’s Connie Boreson updated us on funding for the new drug incinerator we mentioned last week. Until recently, the contents of the county’s red drug collection box at Courthouse Square were sent to Billings for... Full story

 By James Walling    News    November 1, 2017

Capitol Christmas Tree to Stop in Glasgow

The rumors are true: The Kootenai National Forest was chosen to provide a tree to appear on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol for the Christmas season. This is the second tree provided to the capital from the National Forest. The tree will be cut on... Full story

 By James Walling    News    November 1, 2017

Comfortable for Everyone

We all know eastern Montana is a food wasteland. It's about the only thing I hear people complain about consistently from Havre to Poplar. The watering holes are few and far between. Thankfully,... Full story

 By James Walling    News    October 25, 2017

Law Enforcement

According to Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle, the jail had a dramatic reduction in the number of inmates over the past week. The number of beds filled dropped by a total of 27 from a recent high of 50 down to just 35. The bulk of the reduction... Full story

 By James Walling    News    October 25, 2017

Cascade Quartet to Play GHS

According to Glasgow's Allison Nichols, the Cascade Quartet is making a scheduled stop at Glasgow High School Oct. 31, with a full concert performance at GHS auditorium. The group will also be... Full story

 By James Walling    News    October 25, 2017

Treat Street Set for Tuesday, Oct. 31

The Glasgow Downtown Association is sponsoring Treat Street again this year on Tuesday, Oct. 31, as part of area Halloween festivities. The idea is to increase foot traffic in stores, encouraging shoppers and families to trick or treat in and around... Full story

 By James Walling    News    October 18, 2017

Expo Highlights Regional Ag, Community Efforts

The Annual Ag Appreciation Banquet/Night of Honors and the New Trends in Agriculture day-long seminar came together at the Valley Event Center Oct. 13. The event was emceed by Chamber of Commerce Ag... Full story

 By James Walling    News    October 18, 2017

Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement James Walling the Courier Larry Edward Gilbert II was sentenced on four misdemeanor charges at the Valley County Courthouse on Oct. 16. The charges included criminal mischief, possession of dangerous drugs and drug paraphernalia, and... Full story


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