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Articles from the June 22, 2016 edition

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 By James Walling    News    June 22, 2016

Trio of Personnel Changes at Valley View

In response to mounting challenges in resident care at Glasgow’s Valley View Home, Health Management Services, the management company hired to run the facility in 2014, has fired at least one long-term employee in recent days. With as many as...

 By Parker Kulczyk    News    June 22, 2016

Strand Appears in Court, Sentenced to 90 Days

Parker Kulczyk The Courier In Valley County District Court on June 20, 2016, former Fort Peck Fine Arts Council Executive Director Mary Strand was sentenced on five felony counts of theft by embezzlement and money laundering. In attendance included m... Full story

 By Georgie Kulczyk    News    June 22, 2016

Nature Conservancy Creates Easement of Nearly 16,000 acres on the Northern Plains

The Nature Conservancy recently secured a conservation easement on 15,959 acres of land north of Glasgow on the Carroll ranch. The easement, which encompasses all of the private lands along the northern border of the Bitter Creek Wilderness Study... Full story


Opening Ceremony for NE Montana Veterans Memorial Set for July 4

The Garrison United States flag will join the Montana flag, the POW/MIA flag, and six branch of service flags to fly majestically in the wind on July 4 as the Northeast Montana Veterans Memorial...


City Champs!

The Courier's very own baseball team (okay, we share them with Albertsons) defeated Glasgow Distributors (GD) Monday night to become the Cal Ripken Majors city champs. GD made their way to the...


Thunder Struggles in Chinook

The Glasgow Kiwanis Thunder competed at their third swim meet of the season June 18 and 19 in Chinook, and placed seventh overall. This past weekend's meet was the first meet held in Chinook since...


Reds Claim One Win in Lewistown

The Glasgow Reds traveled to Lewistown for a four-day tournament June 16-19. The young team was unable to snag a win until their final game of the tournament against Dickinson. The boys faced the Tri-County Cardinals for their first game Thursday mor... Full story


Newton Motors Wins Aaron Chatten Tourney

The 6th annual Aaron Chatten Memorial Softball Tournament drew nine teams to Fort Peck June 18 and 19. A total of 16 games were played on John Hahn Field, and Team Newton Motors (Glasgow) came in... Full story

 By Sage Sukut    Opinion    June 22, 2016

Make America Great Again

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past year or so, you must know that Donald Trump is the Republican candidate running for the 2016 Presidential Election. Along with his running, you’ve most likely also heard of or seen his campaign...

 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    June 22, 2016

EPA and Corps of Engineers Out of Control

What the hell are those two government agencies doing picking on a 77-year-old disabled Navy veteran who is just trying to live out his life in relative mountain comfort and not bother anyone? Seems as time goes by, and more and more people are...


My Heart Hurts

It’s been nearly two years since I left Valley View Home. Although I initially resigned my position, I was eventually terminated. Either way, I didn’t leave willingly. I thought I had left all of the hurt and hard feelings behind. However,...


On Fatherhood

It was recently brought home to me just how far something a person writes can travel. I received an email with a message in it that had been sent from a Courier subscriber in the state of Virginia that was a compliment on my column. Many, many times...

 By Ryan Zinke    Opinion    June 22, 2016

I Never Have, and Never Will, Sell Your Public Lands

Earlier this week, the Natural Resources Committee voted on a series of bills, two of which dealt with public lands. The first piece was an outright transfer of federal lands. The second piece dealt with establishing a land management pilot program....


Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

THURSDAY – JUNE 23 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Half-day Seminar addressing wage and hour issues for small businesses at FMDH Conference Room. The seminar is hosted by Job Service Employers’ Committee (JSEC). Cost is $40 per person. To register or fo... Full story


E. Jurenne Fuchs

On the morning of Wednesday, June 15, 2016, E. Jurenne (Poe) Fuchs, 71, passed away at St. Peters hospital in Helena, Mont. She was born in Townsend, Mont., on Dec. 27, 1944, to Lawrence B. and... Full story


Richard 'Dick' Ivo Caves

Richard "Dick" Ivo Caves, 83, of Saco, Mont., a U.S. Navy veteran and rancher, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by those who loved him on Saturday, June 18, 2016. A celebration of his... Full story


Lloyd Thomas Eide

Lloyd Thomas Eide, 96, died Monday, June 20, 2016, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow. Funeral services will be held Friday, June 24, at 11 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church in Glasgow. A full obituary will appear in next week’s... Full story


Quixote Tilts Admirably in Fort Peck

Local favorite Pam L. Veis delivers a muddled effort with her directorial debut for the Fort Peck Summer Theatre. And who minds a little muddle? Under the circumstances, probably no one. Man of La... Full story


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