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Articles from the June 28, 2017 edition

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Northeast Montana Experiences Extreme Drought

On June 24, Governor Bullock issued an Executive Order declaring a drought emergency for various counties, including Valley and Roosevelt. The counties under this emergency have seen record low... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    June 28, 2017

Glen Meier Receives Award for Distinguished Service

With a total of 42 years of law enforcement under his belt, former Valley County Sheriff Glen Meier received an award for Distinguished Service. The lawman was presented the award at a Montana Sheriff’s and Peace Officers Association conference in... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 28, 2017

Tax District Proposed to Fund Valley View Home

Co-chairs of the Valley View Home Long Term Care Task Force, Don Fast and Tom Markle, sat down with the Courier to discuss the sustainability of Valley View Home, and their proposed solution to operating a deficit. Established in March of 2017, the t... Full story

 
 By Josie Braaten    News    June 28, 2017

Wolf Point Provisioner Offers Camp Sites for Cyclists

Seven years ago, Carolyn Whitmer found herself ready for a change. After years of working in the Portland corporate world and some considerable higher-ed, she decided to open a greenhouse. Growing up... Full story

 
 By Josie Braaten    News    June 28, 2017

Knuckle Crew Contributes to Summer Theatre Cause

On June 14, the Busted Knuckle hosted a "Brews for a Cause" event at their downtown establishment to benefit the Fort Peck Summer Theatre. One dollar from every pint sold, along with all tips given... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 28, 2017

Agencies Underscore Fire Safety for Holiday

With Northeast Montana experiencing its worst drought on record for June, the need to be extremely cautious with fire, fireworks and other fire hazards has grown substantially this summer. According to Crystal Beckman of the Montana Department of... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    June 28, 2017

County Brief: Bids, Board Appointees Named

Valley County Commissioners had an eventful discussion and decision meeting on June 21. During the meeting, they approved a couple of bids and the appointment of individuals to various county boards. The first bid the commissioners approved was a... Full story

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    June 28, 2017

Cream From Milk

I know that there are still a lot of us around that remember the old cream separator. Many people started with the crank separator and later progressed on to the luxury of an electric one. In my mind the process of separating the cream from the...

 

Rosie

She is 17 years old. And she has an attitude. She also thinks she is entitled to have some of everything we eat, whether it is part of our meal or our snacks. She is a cat and her name is Rosie. Because of health issues, her owner had to move to an a...

 
 By Jon Tester    Opinion    June 28, 2017

Open Letter to the USDA

Editor's note: U.S. Senator Jon Tester announced at press time that farmers and ranchers in six Montana counties will have access to drought assistance through U.S. Department of Agriculture disaster relief programs. The following is an open letter...

 
 By Dick Brown    Opinion    June 28, 2017

Don't Let the Senate Close the Door on Montana

Senate Republicans have crafted a plan that will unhinge our nation’s health care system and leave Montana families and the people who care for them scrambling to pick up the pieces. To make matters worse, they’ll vote on the bill next week...

 

Tester and Dark Money

In April, Senator Jon Tester joined an unsuccessful partisan effort to filibuster Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court. To justify his actions, Tester said at the time, “With Judge Gorsuch on the bench, I am deeply concerned that...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

THURSDAY – JUNE 29 9:30 a.m. - The Nashua Community is invited to the Ladies’ Coffee Hour every Thursday at the Nashua Senior Center. 10 a.m. - “Oh Give Me A Home” at Glasgow City-County Library. Open to children ages 0-6. FRIDAY- JUNE 30 9 a... Full story

 

Eugene Anthony Pehan

Eugene Anthony Pehan, 70, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, May, 9, 2017. Graveside Services with military honors present will be held on Saturday, July 8, at 11 a.m. at the Glentana... Full story

 

Memorial Services for Courtney Carlson

Courtney Carlson, 90, of the Baylor, Mont., community, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow. Memorial services will be held at Bell Chapel in Glasgow on Monday, July 3, at 10 a.m., with burial at... Full story

 

Funeral Services for 'Bunky' Sullivan

Bernard “Bunky” Sullivan passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017. A Rosary will be held on Friday, June 30, at 6:30 p.m., at St. Raphael’s Parish with services taking place Saturday, July 1, at 10 a.m., at St. Raphael’s Parish. Inurnment will... Full story

 

Memorial Services for Anne Wimmer

Memorial Services will be held for Anne Wimmer at 11 a.m., on Saturday, July 1, at the Evangelical Church in Glasgow. She passed away in her sleep on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at the Eastern Montana Veterans Home in Glendive, with family at her... Full story

 

Thunder Hosts Invitational Swim Meet, Finishes Fourth

The Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team hosted their home meet June 24 and 25, and finished fourth overall out of 10 competitive teams. Three perennial powerhouse teams, Sidney, Lewistown and Scobey, placed in... Full story

 

Reds Split Double Header vs. Sidney, Drop Two to Laurel

The Glasgow Reds were all warmed up from a four-day tournament in Lewistown over the weekend when they faced the Sidney Patriots in a pair of home games June 20. Then, they traveled to Laurel June... Full story

 

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