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 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    March 20, 2019 

18th Annual Chinese Auction Brings Funds to Fort Peck Theatre

The Fort Peck Fine Arts Council hosted the 18th Annual Chinese Auction on March 16 in the Cottonwood Inn and brought out attendees' competitive spirit, hoping to win one of the many prizes donated by...

 
 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    March 20, 2019 

Opheim Port of Entry Changing Hours

After announcing a proposal to cut hours at the Opheim, Scobey, Raymond and Morgan ports of entry, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has decided to make the changes effective April 14. Town halls have been scheduled to discuss the new hours wi...

 

STAT Ambulance Service Receives Distinguished Designation

Stat Ambulance Service in Glasgow has been recognized for their commitment to pediatric care by receiving the Level IV Gold Pediatric EMS Service with the Safety Plus Endorsement by the Montana Emergency Medical Services for Children’s Program (EMS...

 

Irle Second-Graders Embody Important Figures

Ms. Melissa Hlad's and Ms. Denise Winchester's second-grade reading challenge groups embodied past and present heroes and figures from American history for the Living History Museum at Irle School on...

 

Opheim Port of Entry Affected by Proposed Cut of Hours

U.S. Customs and Border Protection proposed recently to cut the hours of a handful of Montana’s ports of entry, including Opheim and Scobey. Under their proposal, the port of Opheim would be open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., year-round compared to their...

 

Legal Battles Continue to Stop Construction of KXL Pipeline

A month after TransCanada Corp. attorneys argued in front of Judge Brian Morris in Great Falls requesting the injunction he placed on the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline in November be lifted, Judge Morris ruled on Feb. 15 he would mostly...

 

GHS History Club Tracks Down Valley County Past

The students in the Glasgow High School History Club have been busy utilizing modern technology in order to find the past. In partnership with the Montana Preservation Alliance (MPA)’s Big Sky Schoolhouse Survey, these students, along with advisor...

 

Montana Legislators Fight and Win for Public Lands

Montana Senators Jon Tester and Steve Daines and Montana Representative Greg Gianforte supported and helped pass The Natural Resources Management Act (NRMA) which include 170 separate provisions and is the most important public lands legislation...

 

Sundae and Mr. Goessl Bring Old Jazz to Valley County

The third artist in the Northeastern Arts Network Big Sky Concert Series' line-up, Sundae and Mr. Goessl, also known as Kate Voss and Jason Goessl, brought their unique vintage jazz sound to Irle...

 

Wheatgrass Arts and Gallery Moves and Expands

Wheatgrass Arts and Gallery has found a new home on 2nd Ave S, in downtown Glasgow, only a few doors down from their previous location inside of Little Campers. This move allows owner and local...

 

GHS Students Push to Aid Red Cross

The American Red Cross Blood Drive made a stop at the Glasgow High School on Feb. 19, allowing everyone the opportunity to donate blood in order to save lives. According to JMG advisor and GHS...

 

Mark Your Calendars: VCHD Upcoming Events

The Valley County Health Department has scheduled a celebration to commemorate the county’s Cardiac Ready Community designation, which was received from the State of Montana on Oct. 23 and presented to the county on Nov. 9. The event, Valley County...

 

McKean to Serve on Gov's Get Outdoors Advisory

Glasgow resident Andrew McKean loves the outdoors and has worn many hats within the outdoor industry. He has been a hunter, an independent journalist writing about the outdoors and even as former...

 

Cases of Measles on the Rise, Mumps Confirmed in Montana

Even with modern medicine and vaccination schedules, the measles are making the rounds throughout the United States. According to the Center for Disease Control, from Jan. 1 through Feb. 14 of this year, 127 individual cases of measles have been... Full story

 

FMDH's Major Face-Lift Continues

Over the past few years, Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital and the various departments within the hospital have seen much needed upgrades and face-lifts in order to keep compliant with healthcare...

 

FCB Assists Glasgow Schools

First Community Bank recently donated $500 to the Glasgow schools lunch program to help struggling families cover the cost of providing school lunch for their kids. Every Friday, FCB employees in...

 

Potential for Ice Jams and Related Flooding Greatest in February and March

The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) is reminding residents that February and March will have the greatest potential for ice jams and conditions can change rapidly. According to the Glasgow National Weather Service,...

 

McTeacher Night Dubbed a Success

Irle School PTO, along with the Glasgow McDonalds, hosted McTeacher night on Jan. 24, allowing students and their families the opportunity to see teachers from Irle school in a different environment...

 

Shutdown Impacted Local Agencies

After 35 days of being furloughed workers, members of the community who serve the public in government-funded agencies such as the National Weather Service, FBI, Bureau of Land Management, USDA Farm...

 

Valley Community Food Bank Available For Those Who Need It

The Valley Community Food Bank, located at 1020 1st Ave. No., Glasgow, has been helping out members of the community for over 30 years, providing food staples for those who need it the most. As a...

 

Shopko Undergoes Financial Restructuring

On Jan. 16, Shopko announced they have filed voluntary petitions for a court-supervised financial restructuring under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. As a result, the Plentywood store will be closing March 3, and the Wolf Point...

 

Keystone XL Developer Requests Pre-Construction Work Continue

Attorneys for TransCanada Corp. argued in front of Judge Brian Morris in Great Falls on Jan. 14, requesting that construction of worker camps and pipe yards begin again after being halted in...

 

Valley County Food Bank Offering Assistance to Furloughed Workers

The Valley County Food Bank is offering furloughed U.S. Government workers and their families in the county the opportunity to utilize their services during the partial government shutdown. Those affected are asked to contact Pat Hallett, 263-3353,... Full story

 

Partial Government Shutdown Makes History

The partial government shutdown is now officially the longest government shutdown in history, currently on day 24 as of press time, breaking the previous shutdown record of 21 days, which occurred at the end of 1995 through the beginning of 1996...

 

Local Student Graduates Mont. Youth Challenge Academy

Glasgow High School senior Taylor Johnson was just one student of many who took part in the 39th Montana Youth Challenge Academy (MYCA) commencement ceremony on Dec. 15, 2018, on the University of...

 

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