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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...

 
 By Jay Taylor    News    March 6, 2019

Opheim...Way, Way Off Broadway

William Shakespeare once said, "Some are born to greatness, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them." The old bard may not have had the Opheim student body in mind when he...

 

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...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    March 6, 2019

Tempers Flare at City Council

Tempers were sparked as concerned citizens spoke during the public comment period at the Glasgow City Council on March 4. At least five participants from the public were looking to amend or express concerns about City Ordinance 1881, which relates...

 

To Serve and Protect

Dear Editor, "To Serve and Protect" was – at one time- an extremely high standard the City Council proudly required from the Glasgow City Police. Unfortunately, this is not the impression I got...

 

Highway Fatality Markers: Property of the American Legion

Dear Editor, Highway Fatality Markers stand beside the road in the location of a fatality, they are not a memorial marker. They are placed [and] maintained by members of the American Legion. The...

 

Appreciative of the Glasgow Fire Dept. and Community

Dear Editor, Our names are Jo-Ann Batulan and Veronica Caparas, and on Tuesday, Feb. 12, there was a fire that destroyed our apartment on 6th Ave N in Glasgow. We greatly appreciate the quick actions...

 

Support Bipartisan Youth Suicide Prevention Bills

Dear Editor, Montana is a state with a proud history of firsts. We were the first state to elect a woman to Congress: our very own Jeannette Rankin. We were also the first state in the nation to enact...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    March 6, 2019

Iron Bridges

Do you remember all of the old iron bridges? As a young person I never was sure I liked going over them, or if they just scared me a little. That may have been the only type of major bridge constructed in a given era. I definitely remember the old...

 

My Garden

As the year advances, my thoughts turn from what book to read or which craft to continue working on to my vegetable garden and how many varieties of flowers I want to decorate my yard. Many folks say they know Spring is near when their Gurney’s cat...

 

Does DNRC Co-Own Your Water Right?

Saturday, March 2, marked the official transmittal deadline and halfway point of the 66th Montana Legislature. While most farmers and ranchers across the state are busy digging out of the recent snow accumulation, legislators in Helena have been...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. For further information or special arrangements call 406-263-7344. THURSDAY – MARCH 7 10 a.m. - Books and Babies Story Time at Glasgow City-County Library. FRIDAY...

 

"The Secret Garden" Performance at Hinsdale School

Join Mary Lennox, Colin Craven and a host of others in a musical wonderland Friday, March 15, at 7 p.m., when the Missoula Children’s Theatre and more than 50 local students present an original musical adaptation of "The Secret Garden." Tickets...

 

Benefit for Brooke MacDonald

To assist Brooke MacDonald with travel and medical expenses there will be a free-will spaghetti dinner and silent auction on Sunday, March 10, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Nashua Civic Center. MacDonald has been diagnosed with a very rare disease...

 

March Indian Taco Supper to Benefit Jonathan Clark

The Nashua Our Redeemer Lutheran Church’s monthly Indian Taco Supper on Monday, March 11, is a benefit for Jonathan Clark, the five-year-old son of Chris and Dawn Clark. Jonathan is currently being treated for leukemia. The supper will be from...

 

MSU Extension Hosting Winter Livestock Seminar

The MSU Extension is hosting Extension Beef Specialist Megan van Emon and Extension Forage Specialist Emily (Glunk) Meccage on Thursday, March 14, at 6:30 p.m., at the Valley County Courthouse Community Room, 501 2nd Ave. S. Topics will include...

 

Patricia Jane Brunelle

Patricia Jane (Hill) Brunelle, 71, of Glasgow, Mont., went to be with the Lord, Saturday March 2, 2019. There will be a celebration of Pat's life on Sunday, March 10, from 1-3 p.m., at the Cottonwood...

 

Alice May Hinerman

Alice May Hinerman, 88, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away peacefully at the Faith Lutheran Home in Wolf Point, Mont., on Monday, Feb. 25, 2019. By her request no services are planned. She was born on...

 

Robert 'Bob' W. Smith

Robert “Bob” W. Smith, 75, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away unexpectedly at Billings Clinic on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. He was born May 20, 1943, in Rochester, Minn., to Irvin Smith and Florence...

 

Ardelle Faye Mohr

Ardelle Faye (Anderson) Mohr, 79, of Richland, Wash., passed away in her home on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. She was born on Oct. 18, 1939, in Glasgow, Mont., to Simon and Irene Anderson. Growing up,...

 

Terrance Michael Grady

Terrance Michael Grady, age 71, a life-long resident of Valley County, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. Services will be held at St. Alberts Catholic Church in Hinsdale, Mont., on Monday, March...

 

Carol Binette

Carol (Carden) Binette passed away on Wednesday Feb. 20, 2019, at her home in Aurora, Colo. She was just four days from her 84th birthday. A private family celebration of life is planned. Born in Glasgow, Mont., on Feb. 24, 1935, she was the third...

 

Koni Kay McMahon

Koni Kay (Karst) McMahon, 53, lost her battle to cancer on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, in Riverside, Calif. She was born in Glasgow, Mont., on March 30, 1965, to Warren Karst and Janice Karst Hodges. She...

 

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