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 By Samar Fay    News    October 2, 2013

Dispatchers Get Raise

Longtime employees in the law enforcement dispatch center will be getting a raise as a reward for their long service, effective Oct. 7. The Valley County commissioners voted Tuesday to pay an extra 25 cents an hour to employees with 10 years’ servi...

 By Samar Fay    News    September 18, 2013

Schools Fight Heat, Prepare For Construction

Students and teachers alike suffered in the heat during the first two weeks of school, according to reports by the principals at the regular meeting of the Glasgow School Board on Sept. 11. The temperature in a high school hallway was 100 degrees... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    September 18, 2013

Red, Red Ready To Go

Garrett Godwin’s Eagle Scout project has brightened up the south side of Glasgow. He recruited volunteers to spread out Saturday and repaint fire hydrants. He heard at a City Council meeting that...

 By Samar Fay    News    September 18, 2013

Faucet Opens For Rate Increase

After a public hearing on Sept. 16, the Glasgow City Council proceeded with its proposed water rate increase of $5 per month, effective in November, with another $5 increase planned in six months. Two residents questioned the reasons for the rate...

 By Samar Fay    News    September 18, 2013

Legal Complaint Filed In St. Marie

DTM Enterprises LLC filed what was titled a “brief and memorandum in support” in District Court on Tuesday against the board of the St. Marie Village Association and others. It outlines the complaint that DTM was disenfranchised at the annual...

 By Samar Fay    News    September 18, 2013

Levies Set For School Districts

At their regular meeting on Tuesday, the Valley County commissioners passed a resolution that set the all school district levies as follows: • Glasgow, 256.69 mills. • Frazer, 353.98 mills. • Hinsdale, 145.73 mills. • Opheim, 149.49 mills....

 By Samar Fay    News    September 11, 2013

5% Raises For Elected County Officials

The Valley County commissioners adopted the recommendation of the County Compensation Board on Tuesday and voted a 5 percent pay increase for elected county officials. The commissioners also raised the salaries of all non-elected county employees... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    September 11, 2013

Commissioners Get Their Man

Valley County’s new justice of the peace, James Wixson, was appointed by the county commissioners last Wednesday and sworn into office Monday by Clerk and Recorder Lynne Nyquist. He came to Glasgow...

 By Samar Fay    News    September 11, 2013

College Fair Draws More Than 300 To GHS

The annual College Fair held at Glasgow High School on Tuesday attracted more than 300 juniors and seniors from 10 high schools in northeastern Montana to learn about the opportunities for higher...

 By Samar Fay    News    September 11, 2013

Ruth Fossen Allman

Ruth Fossen Allman joined the exclusive centenarian club on Saturday, Aug. 31. She celebrated her 100th birthday with her family at her daughter’s house on Millionaire Mile in Fort Peck. She agreed...

 By Samar Fay    News    September 4, 2013

Blind Reader Enlightened

Deb Young loves reading The Courier. Every week she gets a cup of coffee, settles into her comfortable chair, puts her computer keyboard on her lap and “reads” the paper. Young is blind. She uses... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    September 4, 2013

So Much Fun: Saco Celebrates Festival's 50th Year

An estimated 250 people crowded into Saco last weekend for the 50th observance of Saco Fun Days. Lots of people came for the All-Class Reunion and the numbers were helped by fine weather. The celebrat...

 By Samar Fay    News    September 4, 2013

City Adopts Preliminary Budget

The Glasgow City Council at its regular meeting on Tuesday held public hearings and passed resolutions levying assessments for street lights and garbage collection. They also had a public hearing and adopted a preliminary budget for fiscal year...

 By Samar Fay    News    August 28, 2013

It's Gone: Tommy Rodgers' Sinclair

It stood on U.S. 2 for perhaps 60 years, but now it’s gone. Tommy Rodgers’ turquoise and white Sinclair station, closed for a long time, was knocked down and taken away on Monday. Then a heavy... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    August 28, 2013

Takeover Move At St. Marie

After being rebuffed in their attempt to vote a candidate onto the board of the St. Marie Village Association, a group of owners have declared themselves a majority of the property owners, voted to abolish covenants amended in 1992, terminated the...

 By Samar Fay    News    August 28, 2013

Poplar Jail Escapee Arrested In Park Grove

A man who escaped from the tribal jail in Poplar was apprehended in Park Grove by Valley County sheriff’s deputies on Friday night. According to Sheriff Glen Meier, Eric Bruce Fowler of Wolf Point was awaiting trial for a drug-related offense when...

 By Samar Fay    News    August 28, 2013

Bison Moved To Fort Belknap

A herd of Yellowstone bison from the Fort Peck Reservation was released on Fort Belknap last Thursday, finally fulfilling a plan by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks to quarantine brucellosis-free animals, prove they can remain disease-free, and...

 By Samar Fay    News    August 28, 2013

Corvette Forfeited To Drug Fund

Five thousand dollars has been added to the Valley County drug forfeiture fund as a result of a meth seizure from a Corvette in July. Valley County Sheriff Glen Meier and Undersheriff Vernon Buerkle...

 By Samar Fay    News    August 21, 2013

No Break In EAS Service

Silver Airlines’ Essential Air Service contract for five eastern Montana cities will expire on Sept. 27, but residents will not be grounded while the new carrier, Cape Air, gets organized. “It’s not like the airline is going to up and leave on... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    August 21, 2013

And Then There Were 10

The vacant justice of the peace position has drawn an unusually high number of applicants. Several people filed just before the deadline last Thursday, bringing the number of applications to 10. They are Christine Gamas, David Gorton, Pam Heikens,...

 By Samar Fay    News    August 21, 2013

Construction To Begin Sept. 23 At East Side

With the construction season getting shorter every day, the architects and builders for the school project are eager to get started. At the Glasgow School Board meeting on Aug. 14, they decided on Monday, Sept. 23, at noon as the official ground...

 By Samar Fay    Sports    August 21, 2013

Hunters Sound Off In Glasgow

A half-dozen experienced hunters attended the hunter scoping session in Glasgow on Aug. 13 to give their comments on the proposed hunting seasons for 2014-2015. Comments will go to the Fish, Wildlife and Parks commission meeting on Oct. 10. FWP will...

 By Samar Fay    News    August 14, 2013

Tax Break For Wind Farm

“The bottom line is, do you want $200,000 in taxes a year or not?” said Valley Commissioner Dave Reinhardt on Tuesday. At their regular meeting the commissioners were discussing the tax abatement requested by Compass Wind. The proposed wind farm... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    August 14, 2013

Six File To Be Judge

As the deadline approaches, applications are coming in for Valley County justice of the peace. As of Tuesday, Job Service had six applications on file. The aspiring judges are Chris Gamas, Pam Heikens, Christina M. Hillman, Carol Ann Walton, James...

 By Samar Fay    News    August 14, 2013

Talk The Talk To Walk The Walk

Some money remains in local CTEP funding and it has to be used by September, according to the Valley County commissioners. Glasgow acquired the sidewalk on Cemetery Road and on U.S. 2 to the Cottonwood and to the Valley Event Center through this...


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