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Articles from the May 16, 2018 edition

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 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 16, 2018

Strong Show of Support for Law Enforcement Torch Run, Special Olympics Athletes

Local law enforcement officials, fire department crews and emergency medical technicians, along with area Special Olympic athletes, proudly carried the State Special Olympics Torch through Glasgow... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 16, 2018

Valley View Hospital District Passes Along With Funding Levy

In what became a year-long saga for Valley View Home, filled with uncertainty, anxiety and pressure for staff, residents, families and supporters, the vote to approve a hospital district and funding levy for Valley View Nursing Home has passed. With... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 16, 2018

Hospital Remodel Hits New Phase

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital is beginning a new phase in their renovation process. As of press time, the hospital has sealed off the "patient discharge" entrance and exit in order to begin... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 16, 2018

Montana Warriors on the Water Seeks Support for Coming Event

Each year Montana Warriors on the Water hosts a week-long retreat for selected veterans from across the country. The event this year begins July 22, and will run through July 28. This year’s retreat will host their largest class of veterans to... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 16, 2018

Clampitt Takes on Deep Field for Commissioner Seat

Renee Clampitt was one of the earliest contenders to take on seeking the Valley County Commissioner seat being vacated by retiring Bruce Petersen this fall. The field consists of six other... Full story

 

Glasgow School District Operational Levy Fails, All Other County Schools Pass

On National Teachers’ Appreciation Day, May 8, Valley County votes were counted to determine if residents decided to pass requested levies for the Glasgow, Nashua and Frazer schools. Votes were also tallied to determine who would serve on the open... Full story

 

May is Mental Health Month: Do You Focus on Fitness #4Mind4Body?

Dear Editor, Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. So much of what we do physically impacts us mentally – it’s important to pay attention to both your physical...

 
 By Caleb Olfert    Opinion    May 16, 2018

Hi-Line Ingenuity Saving the Tax Payer

Dear Editor, Hi-Line Ingenuity - is what comes to mind when I see an organization such as the sheriff’s office implement the plan that they have in vehicle purchasing. More than once, driving along one of our county’s highways, have I looked up...

 

Supporting the Thin Blue Line on Peace Officer Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 15, was National Peace Officer Memorial Day, and last week in Bozeman two officers, Trooper David DeLaittre and Deputy Mason Moore, were honored for the sacrifice they paid to this state. I will say from what little experience I have,...

 

Responsibly Celebrate Graduation

Graduation season is upon us and is a time for celebrating. It is the culmination of years of schooling, sports, hard work and the starting point of our teen’s adult life. As parents, we hope that the skills, values and morals we have taught our...

 

On the Glasgow School District Levy Failure

I have two young children who will be future students in the Glasgow school system. My hopes for them have always been to be taught by teachers who care about them, who will be their mentors, who will guide them towards being productive citizens of...

 

Community Support for Special Olympics

Our community deserves a participation medal. The Torch Run for Special Olympics was held in Glasgow on Thursday. You may have heard sirens, and if you hit any stretch of Highway 2 between 8 and 9 a.m., there’s a good chance you saw a parade with a...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is now open for the season Monday thru Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. THURSDAY – MAY 17 9 a.m. - St. Marie Condo Board special meeting with the regular meeting following at 10 a.m. 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. - Veteran Affairs Off... Full story

 

Carl "Bill" Wilford Bell

Carl "Bill" Wilford Bell, age 93, passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018, at Valley View Nursing Home in Glasgow, Mont. Visitation will be on Wednesday, May 16, at 6 p.m., with the service being held at... Full story

 

Florence Schumacher

Florence (Howanach) Schumacher, 87, retired schoolteacher, passed away Friday, April 27, 2018, with her family by her side. She was born April 13, 1931, in Belt, Mont., the daughter of John M. and... Full story

 

Roy L. Keough

Roy L. Keough, 83, passed away due to natural causes on Friday, May 11, 2018, at Northern Montana Care Center. Cremation has taken place, and at Roy's wishes, no services will be held at this time.... Full story

 

Gene and Elaine Etchart Services

There will be a joint vigil for Gene and Elaine Etchart on Tuesday, May 22, at 6 p.m., at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Glasgow. The funeral mass will be on Wednesday, May 23, their 76th wedding anniversary, at St. Raphael’s Church starting... Full story

 
 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    May 16, 2018

Scotties Shine with Sweep at Districts

Scottie Field was full of competitors on May 12 as Glasgow hosted the dual district meet for 2B and 3C tracksters. With mild temperatures and just a slight breeze for most of the day, it was a... Full story

 
 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    May 16, 2018

Raiders, Bearcubs Earn Hardware at District 3C Track

Scobey swept the 3C track meet held in Glasgow May 12. The boys finished with a team score of 271.5 – more points than all of the other teams combined. The girls finished on top with 175 points.... Full story

 

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