Articles from the June 28, 2017 edition
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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
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
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
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
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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