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Articles from the May 1, 2019 edition

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 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 1, 2019

Sheriff's Office to Launch 24/7 Sobriety

The Valley County Sheriff's Office has launched a sobriety program aimed at preventing impaired driving in Northeast Montana. The program, referred to as "24/7 Sobriety," aims to provide another tool...

 
 By Georgie Kulcyzk    News    May 1, 2019

Integral to Many Students

It's not unusual to find people in Northeast Montana with lifelong careers. After all, we are a farming community. It is a little rare, however, to find someone who is still enthusiastic about their...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 1, 2019

Livening Up the Place

The Glasgow Middle School walls are a lot brighter and far more colorful than the white cinder block paint job they had before. That is thanks to Mrs. Libby Weber's exploratory art classes who...

 
 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    May 1, 2019

Hi-Line Med Spa, A Real Treat for the Body

Hi-Line Med Spa, one of the four speciality care departments in the Glasgow Speciality Care office of the Glasgow Clinic, provides many services to help those in the area with their skin. Offering services such as medical facials, chemical peels,...

 
 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    May 1, 2019

Come On In

"If you see something, say something." The saying has nearly become an American mantra. Here in the middle of nowhere the saying ought to be modified to, "If you see something, do something," because...

 
 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    May 1, 2019

Glasgow's City Clerk Awarded Rural Water Clerk of the Year

Glasgow City Clerk Stacey Amundson was awarded the 2018/2019 Rural Water Clerk of the Year at the Montana Rural Water conference, which took place Feb. 20 through 22 in Great Falls. Amundson was...

 
 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    May 1, 2019

Cuisine for a Cure Brings In Funds to Assist Local People

The annual Cuisine for the Cure occurred on April 25 at the Cottonwood Inn with members of the community showing up and enjoying delicious food for a good cause. With food selections that encompassed...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 1, 2019

Human Trafficking Training Comes to V.C.

When Pat Trotter was sitting at the Law Enforcement Academy to become an emergency communicator for Valley County, he had a personal reaction to a class on human trafficking and its prevalence in Montana. Determined to do something to educate...

 

Improve Mental Health

Dear Editor, Statistics show that one in five people in the United States live with a mental health condition, either personally or that of a family member. The local CARE Mental Health Committee...

 

On the Mental Health Walk

Dear Editor, “In an effort to remove stigma attached to mental health problems, the Valley County Mental Health Committee is sponsoring a Mental Health Walk.” So long as that prejudice is in the...

 

Hanna's Act

Dear Editor, When women and girls go missing in our state, it’s not a Democratic problem or a Republican problem—it’s a Montana problem. And it’s an urgent one. Not much research exists on the...

 

State-Mandated Placarding Not COOL

Dear Editor, I firmly believe Montana farmers and ranchers care deeply about developing and growing consumer confidence and trust in the products we painstakingly raise. It's a key goal in helping a...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    May 1, 2019

Ordering from Montgomery Ward

Do you remember ordering from the Montgomery Ward catalog? I remember family stories of shipping cattle, mules and sheep to market via the railroad. I know that many provisions were brought back via rail on the return home. I remember a lot of...

 

Proclamation from the Mayor on Mental Health Awareness Month 2019

WHEREAS, mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well being; and WHEREAS, all Americans experience times of difficulty and stress in their lives; and WHEREAS, prevention is an effective way to reduce the burden of mental health...

 

Listening Session Regarding Hour Change at Opheim Port

Customs and Border Protection has announced they will hold listening sessions in Montana about its efforts to reduce operations at the Morgan, Opheim, Raymond and Scobey ports of entry. Another listening session has been planned to discuss the... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For further information or special arrangements call 406-263-7344. Fort Peck Interpretive Center will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through the end of September.... Full story

 
 By Judy Jones    Calendar    May 1, 2019

F.P. Highway Cleanup

The Fort Peck Senior Citizens will be doing their highway cleanup on Monday, May 6. We will meet at the Fish Hatchery at 10 a.m. to get assignments. When cleanup is completed, we are going to have a no-host lunch at the Fort Peck Marina. All are... Full story

 
 By Steve Mulonet    Calendar    May 1, 2019

Veteran Service Officers Coming to Glasgow and Malta

Judy Loendorf and/or Steve Mulonet, service officers for the Montana Veterans Affairs will be visiting Malta and Glasgow to meet with veterans who are interested in applying for benefits. If you are interested in applying for benefits, please bring... Full story

 

Douglas Wayne Murdock

Douglas Wayne Murdock (Tí Įhpé'ic'ia) (throws himself in the lodge), 68, passed Thursday, April 25, 2019, peacefully with his family by his side in the Billings Clinic in Billings, Mont. Dougal (as... Full story

 

Beverly Sorensen

On Sunday, April 14, 2019, Beverly Ann (Thompson) Sorensen went into the arms of Jesus. She died of natural causes, her sister Gloria was by her side. Memorial service will be held for Beverly on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2 p.m., at St. Joseph Catholic... Full story

 

Roy Lee Wetzel

Roy Lee Wetzel, age 88, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away Monday, April 22, 2019, at Valley View Home, in Glasgow. He was born in Malta, Mont., Sept. 3, 1930, to his parents Ernest and Theresa (Pecora)... Full story

 

Arlys Ilene Wagner

Arlys Ilene Wagner, 86, passed away at home on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary, 1001 Alderson Ave., Billings, Mont. Arlys was born... Full story

 

Mark Jakanoski

A memorial service for Mark Jakanoski will be on Friday, May 10, 11 a.m., at Bell Mortuary, in Glasgow, Mont.... Full story

 
 By Leila Seyfert    Calendar    May 1, 2019

American Legion Auxiliary Poppy Days

The American Legion Auxiliary Poppy Days will be Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4. Tables will be set up at Reynolds Market and Shopko, with all money donated being used for Veteran programs.... Full story

 

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