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Articles from the January 27, 2016 edition

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 By Mark Hebert    News    January 27, 2016

Zinke Visits Malta, Talks Bison

Over 100 Phillips County residents showed up at the Malta High School Auditorium last Wednesday in Malta to hear U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Mont., speak, before he was asked a handful of questions, most...

 

Classifieds

Classifieds from the week of 1-27-16...  Website

 
 By James Walling    News    January 27, 2016

City Council Brief

Glasgow's Kirk Boyer was added to the Glasgow Fire Department on a probationary status (6 months) at the Jan. 19 city council meeting. Also attended to were the payment of claims in the amount of...

 

Drug Court Now in Session

It's not everyday people get excited about going to court, but Friday, Jan. 22 was just a little different. It was the first day of drug court in Glasgow. The courtroom was far from packed, but there...

 

School Board Meets, Passions Run High

There is no doubt that the educators in Glasgow are passionate about what they do. The regular school board meeting was held Wednesday, Jan. 20 in the district board room. Attendance was healthy, with more than 30 people in the audience – most of...

 

Alcohol Sales Compliance Checks Planned

The Glasgow Police Department, Valley County Sherriff’s Office and the Valley County DUI Task Force are partnering together to conduct alcohol sales compliance checks. These checks will be conducted at establishments that sell and/or serve...

 
 By James Walling    News    January 27, 2016

GHS Trust Appoints Knodel

The Glasgow High School Educational Trust announced Jan. 25 that Beth Goldberg Knodel has been elected to the organization’s Board of Trustees. According to a press release, she brings an extensive background in bookkeeping and a long history of co...

 
 By James Walling    News    January 27, 2016

Gianforte Declares Gubernatorial Run

As of Jan. 20, Bozeman businessman and high tech entrepreneur Greg Gianforte is officially running for Governor of Montana. Gianforte spoke in Billings, before kicking off a 2-day statewide tour annou...

 

Koessl Presents Kindergarten Nutrition Project

Nashua senior Chloe Koessl instructs Mrs. Richards' kindergarten class in Glasgow on Friday, Jan. 22. Koessl brought her program about childhood obesity and basic nutrition to each of the... Full story

 

A Day in the Life

9:00 a.m.: A noise wakes me up. I blearily look around my bedroom and see the noise came from my cat brushing against the wind-chime in the window when she jumped up on the dresser in front of it. Crawling out from under the warm covers I take hold o...

 

A General MacArthur Moment

For those of you concerned over where I have been the past couple months I must explain. To put it very simply … I was abducted by aliens from the planet Liberal 3. It is a planet 47 billion light years from Earth and is populated almost entirely...

 
 By Ryan Zinke    Opinion    January 27, 2016

Special Treatment for Special Interests is Not Acceptable

Montana and other Western states are blessed with some of the most expansive grasslands on earth, which are optimal for grazing cattle. East and west coast residents do not understand what it takes to care for a ranch; they do not realize the...

 

Nothing is Impossible with 'Good Montana People'

Last Wednesday, Jan. 20, I attended Representative Ryan Zinke’s visit at the Malta High School. The subject of the meeting was BLM’s proposed approval of the American Prairie Reserve’s application to run bison yearlong on the former Holzey...

 

The Impact of Train Mail

Do you remember the days before UPS and FedEx, or even before airplane mail delivery? Online shopping has become the thing, and you can have your parcel delivered to your doorstep in two days! Some of us remember when all mail came by train (no, I...

 

Why I'm Running

Since first falling in love with Montana 40 years ago, I knew that I wanted to make a life here. When we started our high tech company RightNow Technologies here in Montana, we had a lot of people tell us it wouldn’t work. People said, “Greg, you...

 

Some Thoughts on Courtesy

Common courtesy, like common sense, isn't so very common. There seems to be more rudeness than there used to be. The trash talk that athletes throw at each other in sporting events seems to be invading all aspects of life. People in this country...

 

Jack D. Jensen

Jack D. Jensen, 80, passed away from natural causes on Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, at the Hi-Line Retirement Center in Malta, Mont. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 2, in Hinsdale. Cremation...

 

Carole Borgen

Carole (Wessler) Borgen, 78, passed away peacefully Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, in Kalispell, Mont. Cremation has taken place in Kalispell and a private burial will be later this spring in Glasgow. She...

 

Sylvia Mae Powell

Sylvia Mae "Sally" (Lenz-Debray) Powell (70) passed away Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. She was born Oct. 22, 1945, to Carl and Violet (Cowan)...

 

Boys Basketball and Wrestling Teams Honored

Glasgow High School was awarded the Montana Army National Guard Academic All-Team Award for 2015. The Scottie boys basketball and the Scottie wrestling teams earned the honor by maintaining an...

 

Scottie Wrestlers Capture Harlem Invitational

After a successful day of wrestling in Chinook with the team going 14-7 overall, the Scotties headed to Harlem the next day to make another statement. They did just that, winning the meet for the...

 

A Weekend of Hockey: 4 Teams, 12 Games

This past weekend was busy for the Ice Dawgs. In three days, the U19 girls, the U14 girls, the Squirts and the Peewees played 12 games. U19 The U19 Lady Ice Dawgs started their weekend off in Willisto...

 

Lady Scotties Clip Eagles' Wings

Glasgow 46, Sidney 36 The Lady Scotties grounded the Sidney Lady Eagles in a Thursday night game last week, improving their record against class A opponents to 3-0. Starting the game for the Scotties...

 

Speech and Drama Qualifies Seven for State Meet in Ennis

Glasgow Speech and Drama attended the Eastern B/C Divisional Tournament in Roundup this past weekend, qualifying 7 out of 10 team members for the state meet this weekend. Coach Matt Bacon was complimentary of the whole team and expressed...

 
 By Lih-An Yang    Sports    January 27, 2016

Battle of Two Counties: Mavs Upset the Scotties and Win Revenge

In an intense battle that was fired up with the flavor of neighborhood rivalry, the Class C Hinsdale/Saco/Whitewater Mavericks took out the Glasgow Scotties and avenged their blowout loss earlier in...

 

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