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Articles from the June 10, 2015 edition

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Valley Of The Dolls

A special event at the Valley County Pioneer Museum is being put on for the months of June and July. The thought on this exhibit was for local residents and visitors to the Glasgow area to come see...

 

Revitalization Plan Offered, Public Comment Requested

In January 2015, the City of Glasgow and Two Rivers Economic Growth began working with Land Solutions, LLC on developing a Downtown Revitalization Plan for Glasgow. A draft version of the plan is...

 

Shots Fired in St. Marie Raise Concerns for Area Residents

As is in any Montana town that allows easy access to firearms and open carry, it is still against the law to discharge firearms within the city limits. Not only is it a no-brainer legally, it is very dangerous and with the warmer weather, more people...

 

Heat, Traffic Pose Early Seasonal Threats

Chief of Police Bruce Barstad reminds drivers not to leave children or pets unattended in vehicles during our warm season, even with the window slightly open. Temperatures in vehicles rise quickly and can easily lead to heatstroke and/or death for...

 

July 1 Deadline for GHS Educational Trust Monies

Glasgow High School graduates who are attending college or vocational/technical school are reminded that the deadline for financial assistance from the Glasgow High School Educational Trust for both semesters of the 2015-16 school year is July 1....

 

Downtown Alive with Catfish Classic

Attendees gathered downtown at the Calcutta festivities held in collaboration with the Catfish Classic. Pictured L-R are Jeron Wesen, Katie Kuka, and her father Karl Krause, Street Foreman for the... Full story

 
 By Ron Stoneberg    Opinion    June 10, 2015

Gauging the Greater Sage Grouse Listing Dilemma

The time is rapidly approaching when the US Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) has to do something or get-off-the-pot concerning listing the greater sage grouse under the Endangered Species Act...

 
 By James Walling    Opinion    June 10, 2015

Planting Potholes, Counting Calcutta, and "Plain English" Decoded

Had a great idea last week. Or rather, Facebook tipped me off to a great idea. There are a lot of potholes around the place generally and someone shared a pic of a flower that had been planted in what appeared to be one of the many road gashes here...

 

Reader Commentary

Virgil, Good piece on children and how they learn to speak! YES!! It all starts at home – the parents or guardians are responsible. If your kids didn’t learn it til after they started school or daycare, you can put the blame on the parents or...

 

Describing the Prairie

Beautiful, harsh, breathtaking, difficult, inspiring. What do these words describe? The prairie. With the arrival of spring, bright yellow sweet peas begin to open their petals to the sun, followed by bluebells covering the prairie with beauty and...

 
 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    June 10, 2015

Equal Opportunity Act Explained In Plain English

The place was Kingman, Arizona, U.S.A. I was coming out of the Petro Truck Stop about five miles east of Kingman one evening when a moth dive-bombed directly into my ear. Now, Grannie always said, “You’ll go crazy if a moth flies into your...

 

Valley County Refuse District: Talking Trash

The Valley County Refuse District #1 is made up of eight citizens, representing two from Glasgow, one from Opheim, one from Nashua, one from Fort Peck, one from Hinsdale, one from Lustre and one county commissioner. Meetings are the third Tuesday of...

 

Robert 'Bob' Lingle Sr.

Robert “Bob” Lingle Sr., 86, went to be with his Lord on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at home with his family at his side. A celebration of life will be held at 10 a.m., at Our Saviors Lutheran Church at 401 7th Street West in Columbia Falls, on...

 

Wilbur Bauer

Wilbur Bauer, 92, of Williston, ND, formerly of Nashua, Mont., passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, June 1, 2015. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 11, at Fulkerson Funeral Home...

 

Stella St. Clair

Stella (Torgerson) St. Clair, 101, passed away Saturday, June 6, 2015, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 10, from 4-7 p.m. at Bell...

 

Charles K. Lundgren

Charles K. Lundgren of Billings, Mont., passed away on Friday, April 10, 2015, in Fountain Hills, Ariz. He was a former educator and resident of Billings since 1951. Survivors include his wife, Alice E. (Costin) Lundgren, who was a resident of...

 
 By James Walling    Sports    June 10, 2015

Reds Win Five and Lose One At Home and Away

The Glasgow Reds won their first two home games of the season handily at Bill Connors Field June 3, against the Miles City Mavericks. The score for game 1 was 12-1, with the second game clocking in...

 

George Brothers Come Out On Top In The 2015 Milk River Catfish Classic

For the sixteenth year in a row, Northeast Montana was treated to a great show. The Milk River Catfish Classic took place over the weekend in Glasgow, Montana. Fishermen came from near and far to try...

 
 By James Walling    Sports    June 10, 2015

Wall-Eyed: Idle Chatter and Received Wisdom on Area Fishing

The secrets of local fishing here in Valley County are a mystery to me. Thankfully, local sportsman Gene Moore from Lakeridge Motel and Tackle and Marc Kloker from the FWP have teamed-up to provide me with a balanced (if occasionally oppositional)...

 
 By Marc Kloker    Sports    June 10, 2015

FWP 'Kids to Fish' Program Allows Youths to Borrow Gear & Tackle for Free

A popular Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 6 program that allows children and their families to check out free fishing rods and tackle is in full swing again this year. Just in time for...

 

Thunder Places Third At First Meet Of The Season

The small community of Harlem, Mont. has an oasis right in the middle of town, the city pool. This past weekend, they hosted the first swim meet of the season and the Glasgow Kiwanis Thunder Swim...

 

Classifieds

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Calendar of Upcoming Events In Our Area

THURSDAY – JUNE 11 11 a.m. - “Bring Our Families Back” tour to discuss telecommuting and entrepreneurship in Montana. Glasgow area businesses and all interested persons are invited by Two Rivers Economic Growth to a roundtable event at... Full story

 

Movie Reviews: Jurassic World and Pitch Perfect 2

Steven Spielberg is one of the most important living filmmakers as both director and producer, with his hand also in numerous TV shows, but he is not immune to the glitzy, avaricious aspect of showbiz...

 

Nonfiction Book Uncovers Campus Dangers Facing Montana Students

If they moan, you're good. That's the tact taken by defense counsel when representing a college male accused of attacking or raping a co-ed. That little noise symbolizes "consent," indicating that...

 

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