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Articles from the January 16, 2019 edition

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Med. Marijuana Ordinance Seems Unlikely

Only nine members of the public alongside the County Attorney, Sheriff and the Commissioners administrative assistant attended a public hearing Jan. 14, to hear public opinion on establishing a medical marijuana dispensary ordinance in the county....

 

School Board Declines to Pay Sick Leave Benefits

The Glasgow School Board met in regular session on Jan. 9. All trustees and school administrators were present, along with GEA representatives and one dozen other school staff and community members. Glasgow resident Doug Nistler utilized the public c...

 

Glasgow Eighth Graders Take on Physics With Car Building Study

Glasgow Middle School eighth-graders demonstrated their command of physics, motion, design, construction and flare Jan. 11 in the middle school gym. The challenge was part of their science class,...

 

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...

 

Strommen Pleads Not Guilty to Rape Charge

Former Valley County Undersheriff Luke Strommen pleaded not guilty to the charge of Felony Sexual Intercourse Without Consent Jan. 14, in District Court in Glasgow. Strommen also maintained his plea o...

 

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...

 

Opening the 2019 Mont. Legislative Session

The 66th Montana Legislature convened Monday, Jan.7, in Helena. While the session is still in its infancy, committees are beginning to meet and legislators are introducing their first bills of the term. We’ve hit the ground running. If you read...

 

Homestead Playhouse

Hidden in the shadows of modern farm buildings, rests a gray rotting log cabin, whispering its memories of the homestead days on the Montana prairie, northeast of Malta. My sister and I made many a journey, through the crescent wheat grass, winding...

 

Used Bacon Grease No Longer As Useful

How many housewives still save bacon grease? I have to admit that I still do, but it does not get used nearly as often as it was in past years. Gone are the days when you spooned some bacon grease into your cast iron skillet in order to fry your...

 

We Want You….. At Story Time!

To many people, story time and libraries go hand-in-hand. But surprisingly many parents don’t know about the story time program we have here at the library. Not only is story time a free form of entertainment for parents looking for activities for...

 
 By Jill Page    Calendar    January 16, 2019

Super Hero Night at GHS

Come out on Saturday, Jan. 19, to not only support our local basketball teams but to also be a super hero to those in need. Bring a non-perishable food item to support our local food bank and cheer on the Glasgow Scotties boys and girls basketball... Full story

 

'The Emperor's New Clothes' Performance

Join the Emperor, his friends and subjects, and the busy Silkworms when the Missoula Children’s Theatre and more than 50 local students present an original musical adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen classic, The Emperor’s New Clothes.... Full story

 

Dr. Robert Dane Shaw

Dr. Robert Dane Shaw, 74, died on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, following a brief illness. A memorial celebration of the life of Dr. Robert Dane Shaw will be held at 2 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 19, at Glen... Full story

 

Curtis 'Curt' Alan Wesen

Curtis "Curt" Alan Wesen, 61, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away at his home during the early morning hours of Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, with his family and his best friend by his side after a courageous... Full story

 

The Little Mission in the Little Mountains

When you stop to consider Montana's great destinations, it is unlikely you would ever list off Hays, Mont. Nestled in the heart of the Little Rocky Mountains on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation,...

 

It's Good to Be Home

We are home again with no immediate plans to return to Florida. It’s really nice to be sleeping in our own bed again. The air bed we slept on was good for two weeks, but wasn’t so great the third...

 

Lady Scotties Snap 15-Year Losing Streak to M-Ettes

It was worth the price of admission. On Jan. 11, the Lady Scotties brought the fans to their feet, and a losing streak to an end, when they defeated the Malta M-Ettes for the first time in 15 years....

 

State Wrestling Just Weeks Away

After the season the Scottie matmen have had so far, and with the State competition just weeks away, head coach Jory Casterline said they are going to take a deep breath and focus on staying healthy....

 

19U Ice Dawgs Drop Two vs. Visiting NoDaks

Minot 10, Glasgow 1 1-11-19 Period 1 Goals: 0 Penalties: Shanice Lagerquist, two minutes, elbowing Period 2 Goals: Shanice Lagerquist assisted by Emma Cook Penalties: Tatum Provencher, two minutes,...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum will be closed the month of January and resume open hours of Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, noon to 4 p.m., starting Feb. 3. For further information or special arrangements call 406-263-7344. WEDNESDAY – JAN. 16 6... Full story

 

Farm Service Agency Office Temporarily Open To Assist Producers

The Valley County USDA Farm Service Agency office, 54059 US Hwy 2, Suite 1, Glasgow, will be open temporarily Thursday, Jan. 17, Friday, Jan. 18, and Tuesday, Jan. 22, during normal business hours, to assist producers with specific services...

 

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