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Articles from the May 9, 2018 edition

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 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 9, 2018

Oil Well Rupture Spills 600 Barrels of Crude, 90K Barrels of Brine

On the morning of April 27, a farmer surveying cattle from the air discovered an oil spill approximately five miles west of the Frazer/Richland Road and East Grains Road Junction. The farmer reported...

 
 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    May 9, 2018

Mother Nature Brings Unique Flood Situation to Area

Now that spring has arrived, or depending on the day, summer, the flood outlook has decreased considerably over the past week. According to the National Weather Service in Glasgow, the Milk River...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 9, 2018

Jim Uphaus Throws Hat in Ring for Commissioner Seat

Amongst the seven candidates campaigning for a shot to take on the Valley County Commission seat being vacated by the retiring Bruce Petersen is Jim Uphaus. Uphaus sat down with the Courier to talk...

 
 By Bruce Petersen    News    May 9, 2018

Mental Health Wellness Walk Approaches

Local mental health wellness advocates are invited to be a part of the very first Valley County Mental Health Awareness Walk, which will take place in Glasgow on Saturday, May 12, at 10 a.m....

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 9, 2018

Sean R. Heavey Challenges Netflix for Alleged Copyright Infringement

When Sean R. Heavey watched an episode of Netflix's Stranger Things some months back, he couldn't help but feel a sense of familiarity about the storm in the scene he was watching. To hear Heavey...

 
 By Dax Schiffer    Opinion    May 9, 2018

Consider How We Can Appreciate Tourists This Summer

Dear Editor, May 6-12, 2018, marks the 35th anniversary of the 1983 congressional resolution that established National Travel and Tourism Week. This is a week to reflect on the contributions and accomplishments of the travel community and celebrate...

 
 By Chris Merker    Opinion    May 9, 2018

BLM Should Analyze Public Benefits of APR Proposal

Dear Editor, The Bureau of Land Management is currently looking to analyze a proposal from the American Prairie Reserve (APR). The agency has asked for a list of substantive issues to consider as part of their analysis of impacts of the Reserve’s...

 
 By Ron Stoneberg    Opinion    May 9, 2018

The BLM's Bias is Showing

I was very disturbed by the interview editor Etherington had with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) District Manager Mark Albers as reported in the April 25, 2018 Glasgow Courier. Mr. Albers, “clarified that nothing in the scoping period would...

 
 By Mary Frieze    Opinion    May 9, 2018

In Support of APR

Dear Editor, Today I searched online to find out who are the 10 largest landowners in Montana. I found who they are, and I also found that altogether they own a total of 2,326,056 acres. Then, I did a search to learn what public access these 10...

 
 By Vernon Buerkle    Opinion    May 9, 2018

Sheriff's Response to Claims Made in the Courier

Dear Editor, This letter is in response to Valley County Sheriff Candidate Joe Horn’s statement that the Valley County Sheriff’s offfice is wasting taxpayer money by purchasing new vehicles. Valley County has established a fleet rate through one...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    May 9, 2018

Yesterday's News Brings Back Old Times

Do you remember getting the Current Events paper when you were in school? I was reading the Courier Archives of 92 years ago and noticed a paragraph concerning a dance at the Cherry Creek Schoolhouse. Part of the proceeds from the dance was to be...

 
 By Georgie Kulczyk    Opinion    May 9, 2018

A Spectator Sport?

I was irritated following the divisional golf meet held in Glasgow May 7. Unless your child is or has been involved with high school golf, you may not be aware that spectators are not allowed on the course. The Montana High School Association...

 

Gene John Etchart

Gene John Etchart, 101, passed to his heavenly home on Thursday, May 3, 2018, with family at his side. It was his wife Elaine's request that their lives be celebrated together. There will be a funeral...

 

James J. Wellenstein

James "Jim" J. Wellenstein of Dickinson, N.D., 87, passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at Sanford Health in Bismarck, N.D. James John Wellenstein was born to Nick and Merva Wellenstein on July 12,...

 

Kathleen Pearl Westby

Kathleen Pearl (Drogitis) Westby, 93, passed away in Denver, Colo., on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, of natural causes. She was born Feb. 11, 1925, the daughter of Christos and Ida Drogitis, in Springbrook, N.D. She graduated from Opheim High School in...

 

Dan Isakson

Dan Isakson, 54, passed away peacefully at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Hospital, in Bellingham, Wash., on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. He was born Sept. 26, 1963, in Glasgow, Mont., to Ray and Jacklyn Isakson. A private family gathering will be held at a...

 

Betty Lou Sweeting

Betty Lou Sweeting, 91, passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Funeral services will be held at Central Baptist Church on Saturday, May 12, at 11 a.m. She was born June 14, 1926, in Long Beach,...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

THURSDAY – MAY 10 9:30 a.m. - The Nashua Community is invited to the Ladies’ Coffee Hour every Thursday at the Nashua Senior Center. 12:15 p.m. - Weight Watchers begins a new 26-week series at the FMDH South Wing Conference Room There will be...

 
 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    May 9, 2018

On To State: Scottie Golfers Grab Hardware

It was a good day to be a Scottie. After a full day of competition at the Sunnyside Golf Course on May 7, the Glasgow golfers had two teams qualify for state, seven individuals earn all-conference,...

 
 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    May 9, 2018

Local Olympians Prepare for Big Competition

The Northeast Special Olympics Fun Day was held at Scottie Field in Glasgow on May 4. To kick off the event, a barbecue was provided from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., to allow community members to meet the...

 
 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    May 9, 2018

Top Ten Tracksters Highlight Meet

The annual Top Ten track meet was held at the Glasgow High School the evening of May 1. Records were broken, and the list of state qualifiers grew. Although not as impressive as his recent vault of 16...

 

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