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Articles from the February 24, 2016 edition

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Visiting the Land of the Rainbow Canyons

Carlos Valle (pronounced VIE-yay) had been planning on a little downtime this winter, but his clients just won't leave him alone. The photographer regularly balances what must amount to one of the...

 

Officials Seek Compliance, Not Citations

The Glasgow Police Department and Valley County Sheriff Office’s jointly conducted an alcohol compliance check throughout Valley County Feb. 12-13. The first round of checks has been completed. There were 32 checks in total. Four business’s... Full story

 

Glasgow School Board Accepts Resignation of Zahara-Harris

The Glasgow School Board met in regular session Wednesday, Feb 17. Present were all trustees except the newly sworn in Mike Kaiser, as well as student representative Luke Breigenzer. Breigenzer began the meeting with his student report, which...

 

Last Barber Standing

When Darrell Brenna retired from the barber business Glasgow lost a good hair cutter. Sixty years cutting hair with scissors and clippers with a shoulder massage tacked on for good measure. Strangers...

 

Stop at a Selfie Spot

The Glasgow Tourism Business Improvement District is launching a "Selfie Circle Spots" social media campaign. TBID's Tami Burke explains the goal as an effort to, "showcase our assets in Glasgow and...

 

Valley County Recognized for Dedication to Safety

The MACo Risk Management Awards Luncheon was held on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at the Midwinter Conference in Great Falls. MACo recognizes counties exhibiting a continued commitment to job site...

 

Refugees Are the Least of Our Worries

According to the Opinion section of the Courier as of late, it seems many people in Valley County believe that Middle Eastern people are posing a threat to the community. I, however, do not believe this. The general consensus seems to be that the... Full story

 

Seeing the Sights

We have been lucky enough to have basically skipped the month of February in Montana, shortening our winter by a month. The beginning of the month was spent in Florida, just south of Tampa, visiting our middle daughter and her family. That family...

 

Drivers Formerly Known as the Knights of the Road

As in most of the stuff you hear on Thanks for Listening, today’s story will deal with something foreign to most of us in this sparsely populated part of the Big Sky Country. Oh sure, we’ve seen it when we make trips to Billings or Great Falls...

 

'The Green Thing'

There have been a lot of Facebook entries circulating concerning “The Green Thing” and yes, most of us do remember and wonder if we have truly progressed in our lives. I am sure there are quite a few area residents that can remember the days...

 

Montana's Bison Burden

Montana has a rising wave of conservationists from near and far choking the interests of our state’s historical and economical foundation. Squeezing slowly, our governor, the American Prairie Reserve and Bureau of Land Management have tightened... Full story

 
 By Sam Knodel    Sports    February 24, 2016

Champions, Champions, Champions

This past weekend was an exciting time for the Glasgow U19 Lady Ice Dawgs Hockey Team. Glasgow, Bozeman, Missoula and Flathead Hockey teams were brought together to face-off for the State...

 

Squirts Claim Championship with Heart

The most important game in a tournament weekend isn't always the championship game. Sometimes you have to slay the beast before you slay the dragon. After defeating each opponent in their first three...

 

Here We Are Again: The 2016 Divisional Basketball Tournament

Since 2007 at least one of the three towns that now make up the North Country Mavericks have sent one or more teams to state tournaments either in football (with Glasgow or Malta), volleyball,...

 

Lady Scotties Place 2nd in Districts

It was the Lady Scotties' first showing in a district championship game since 2012. Of course, they were matched up against the undefeated Malta M-Ettes. Although anything can happen during tournaments, the Scotties were unable to upset their rival,...

 

Poplar Upsets Malta in District 2B

It appeared that everyone who wasn’t wearing blue cheered for the Poplar Indians. Spirit soared high on the Glasgow High School hardwood Saturday night, as packed bleachers witnessed the 3-5 #3 seed Indians beat the 8-0 #1 seed Malta Mustangs in...

 

Highlanders Compete Statewide; Spaghetti Feed Scheduled

The young Highlanders traveled the entire state this weekend, competing in Poplar, Choteau and Butte. At last count, a record 72 wrestlers are registered to compete this spring. At the Poplar...

 

Book Review: Go Set A Watchman

Isaiah 21:6: "For thus hath the Lord said unto me, Go, set a watchman, let him declare what he seeth." With the passing of Harper Lee last week, it's a thoughtful time to ponder her work, and what was her latest published book, Go Set a Watchman....

 

Film Shorts: Valley Cinemas, GCCL, The Worx

Two new offerings make their debut at the Valley Cinemas this week. Zoolander No. 2 is a film that didn’t need to exist – except for once existing already previously in 2001 when the first film came out. That satire on the fashion industry was...

 

Richard D. Hibl

Richard D. Hibl, 76, passed away peacefully at his winter home in Cordes Lakes, Ariz., on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016. Memorial services will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mayer, Ariz., on Wednesday, April 27, at 1 p.m., and at St. Raphael's... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

MONDAYS JAN. 25 – APRIL 11 7-8 p.m. - GriefShare weekly seminar and support group to help you rebuild your life to give help and encouragement after the death of a loved one at the Glasgow Evangelical Church, 152 Aberdeen St. in Glasgow. There is... Full story

 

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