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 By Samar Fay    News    November 13, 2013

Vets Take Flight With Honor

The annual Veterans Day ceremony at the Civic Center in Glasgow had an added feature this year. In addition to beautiful music, the VFW honor guard and a thoughtful speech, four World War II veterans... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    November 13, 2013

Daines Visits Glasgow, Fort Peck

Congressman Steve Daines made two stops in Valley County on Veterans Day, capping off a long day that began with appearances in Crow Agency and Billings. Daines greeted local Republican supporters at...

 By Samar Fay    Opinion    November 13, 2013

Farewell To The Hi-Line

Twenty-two years ago, a retired Army doctor and his wife rolled into Glasgow, wondering if a cow town on the prairie was really a good choice to set up a new practice and a new chapter in their... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    November 6, 2013

Glasgow, Nashua Get New Mayors

In Tuesday’s municipal elections, voters in Glasgow and Nashua decided to change the names at the top. Glasgow Mayor Dan Carney, looking for his third term, lost to Becky Erickson, an 18-year veteran of the Glasgow City Council. The vote was... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    November 6, 2013

Fast Spreading Blaze Destroys Glasgow Home

A wind-driven fire burned Brandon and Misty Hendry out of their home on Monday. Glasgow Fire Chief Brandon Brunelle said 20 firemen from the Glasgow and Long Run fire departments answered the call to...

 By Samar Fay    News    November 6, 2013

Valley County To Operate Glasgow Airport

The Valley County Airport Commission has considered its options and recommended that the county assume management and services at Glasgow International Airport/Wokal Field with county employees, following the announcement by Choice Aviation that the...

 By Samar Fay    News    November 6, 2013

City Judge Riggin To Resign Jan. 1

At its regular meeting on Nov. 4, the Glasgow City Council accepted the resignation of Judge Dave Riggin, effective Jan. 1. Riggin was appointed city judge in April 2007. According to City Clerk Stacy Amundson, the judge said he was “just ready to...

 By Samar Fay    News    October 30, 2013

Two Men Busted On Drug Charges

Two Valley County men were arrested Monday on various drug charges. Mark Alan Wagoner, 51, of Glasgow faces five counts, four of them felonies. Douglas Michael Turner, 25, of St. Marie has one felony charge against him. Acting upon information... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    October 30, 2013

Cape Air Set To Fly In Montana Dec. 10

Cape Air, the nation’s largest commuter airline, will begin serving eastern Montana with Essential Air Service beginning Tuesday, Dec. 10. From its hub in Billings, Cape Air will operate daily, year-round flights to five regional communities,...

 By Samar Fay    News    October 30, 2013

Big Guys With Big Hearts

A Glasgow boy has had a couple of great experiences with the Bobcat football team of Montana State University. Kolt Cornwell, age 10, was taken to watch the team practice in August. Kolt is the son...

 By Samar Fay    News    October 30, 2013

Hinsdale Woman Dies In U.S. HWY 2 Accident

A Hinsdale woman was killed Friday evening in a three-vehicle crash on U.S. 2, 6 miles east of Hinsdale. Denise Kuki, 36, was outside of her disabled van, trying to get it moved to Hinsdale. Another person with a vehicle was helping her. According...

 By Samar Fay    News    October 23, 2013

Glasgow's Johnnie Appleseed

More than 20 years ago, when he was a trustee on the Glasgow School Board, Rod Ost wrote a successful DNRC grant for trees. He planted 50 trees of different varieties around all the schools and at... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    October 23, 2013

Airport Operator Pulling Out

The Valley County Airport Commission called a special meeting Monday to discuss their options since Choice Aviation has asked for termination of its management and fixed base operator (FBO) contracts with the Airport Commission, effective Dec. 22....

 By Samar Fay    News    October 23, 2013

Workers Catching Up After End Of Shutdown

When the federal government shutdown ended last Thursday, local federal employees returned to work and tried to catch up after 16 days of furlough. Mike Hagfeldt, the chief of the USDA office, said they were trying to get back into the swing of...

 By Samar Fay    News    October 23, 2013

Council Says Yes To Long Run Fire Department

The Glasgow City Council voted Monday to allow the Long Run Fire Department to proceed with plans to build a new building on the city land they already occupy on Lasar Drive. They must bring their plans in for approval and follow state building...

 By Samar Fay    News    October 16, 2013

Libby Woman Dies In U.S. 2 Rollover

A 43-year-old woman from Libby died Thursday in a one-vehicle rollover on U.S. 2, 4 miles west of Glasgow. This was the first vehicle fatality in Valley County this year, according to Sheriff Glen Meier. Sandra Danielle Cook was pronounced dead at... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    October 16, 2013

Glasgow's Mogan Releases 5 Songs

Seven years after moving to Los Angeles, Glasgow native Kenyth Mogan is taking his first steps into the musical spotlight with the release of his debut EP, “Fall Apart.” The five-track EP consists... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    October 16, 2013

Next Up: Work At Irle

At the Oct. 9 meeting of the Glasgow School Board, Shane Swandal, one of the school district’s owner’s reps in the building project, said contracts will be available soon for the design and constr...

 By Samar Fay    News    October 16, 2013

New Valley View Program Aims To Empower CNAs

Valley View Home has launched a new program of inspiring options designed to empower the certified nursing assistants (CNAs) who are so vital to patient care. The CNA career ladder options include CNA II (peer mentor), CNA III, job coach and...

 By Samar Fay    News    October 9, 2013

Nov. 5 Election A Mixed Bag

The upcoming municipal elections are featuring contested seats, write-ins and shoo-ins. Glasgow Mayor Dan Carney, who is seeking a third term, has competition from an 18-year veteran of the City Council, Becky Erickson. Glasgow Wards 1 and 2 are... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    October 9, 2013

No Driver's License Required? St. Marie Man Makes His Case

City, county and state officials received a 25-page “memorandum of law” from a St. Marie man on Monday that painstakingly outlined legal reasons why the government has no right to require that he have a driver’s license. Terry-Lee, as he...

 By Samar Fay    News    October 9, 2013

Council Discusses Proposed Fire Hall

The Glasgow City Council agenda Monday night included a new building for the Long Run Fire Department and two water issues. Long Run firefighters have been shuttling between the City Council and the Valley County commissioners, trying to get permissi...

 By Samar Fay    News    October 9, 2013

Man Charged In Fort Peck Office Burglary

A man is in jail in Glasgow, charged in the burglary of the Fort Peck Post Office last year and for damaging the rest area west of Glasgow. David Michael High, 39, is facing one count of felony theft, two counts of misdemeanor theft and two counts...

 By Samar Fay    News    October 9, 2013

Commissioners Set County Levies For 2013-14

The Valley County commissioners set all county levies in September. This year the total county-wide levies are 85.74 mills, slightly more than last year, which was 84.3 mills. According to Commissioner Bruce Peterson, the increase is due to two...

 By Samar Fay    News    October 2, 2013

Federal Shutdown Hits Here

There’s no one answering the phone at the Glasgow Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management. “No one is available to take your call because of the government shutdown,” a recorded message says. A recording at the USDA office intones,... Full story


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