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Articles from the July 2, 2014 edition

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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 2, 2014

Some Dam Repairs Done, Close To It

While the flood of 2011 is still a topic of conversation, necessary repair work at Fort Peck Dam is ongoing. Even though several repair projects have been completed, the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 2, 2014

The Commander Is In The House

While most of the jokes were light, there were a few mentions of gratitude as members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars gathered at the Glasgow VFW building on Saturday evening. It was a fairly casual...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 2, 2014

Traffic Signs Find Speed A Problem

While speeding is a general problem on the road, the signs set up to collect data through a grant have been making some impacts on speeders coming through Glasgow. Glasgow Police Chief Bruce Barstad explained that the data collected has helped...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 2, 2014

Glasgow's Fireworks: Hartsock Lights It Up

Fireworks haven't always been a tradition in the county seat. Hinsdale has a longer history of a parade and fireworks that follow in the evening, but a few years back Gene Hartsock thought enough people in Glasgow wanted a display closer to town and...


Two Days Of Bison Talks Set For Billings

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host a two-day discussion in Billings, July 14-15, on issues related to a bison conservation and management plan for Montana. FWP has assembled a diverse group of interests and a number of state and community...

 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    July 2, 2014

But It's Just A Few Billion Dollars

Let's take a closer look at the federal budget and where your tax dollars end up. Please keep reading. It's important for you to know this stuff as it affects your very lives. Folks think that what happens in Washington, D.C. (District of Corruption)... Full story

 By Sandy Laumeyer    Opinion    July 2, 2014

Treasures In The Closet

Have you ever noticed how something that was popular 30 or 40 years ago suddenly becomes the rage again? For instance, tie-dye clothing. In the 1970s it was seen everywhere. There were tie-dye shirts, pants, skirts, dresses, jackets. You could even...


Summer Resident Turned Off By Opheim Water Fee

Dear Editor: Beset with problems with the water system and the financial burden associated with the costs to make needed repairs, the Opheim Town Council, on Nov. 11, 2013, ordered that the base rate for water (no charge for amount of water used) be...

 By Emily Wilson    Opinion    July 2, 2014

Time Of Change At Our Library

The Glasgow City-County Library is happy to announce that we are on track to have a new look by the end of July. Our new look will include both interior and exterior updates in specific areas of the library. While we are under transformation, we...

 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    July 2, 2014

Message On A Bottle

How many times have you sorted through “junk” and really looked at it? I picked up an old Coca-Cola pop bottle the other day and noticed "Glasgow, Mont.," on the bottom of the bottle. Someone needs to help me here. I remember when Coke was...


Orlie P. Linn

Orlie P. Linn, 89, an Army WWII veteran, POW and rancher of Saco, died Wednesday, June 25, 2014. He was born Sept. 28, 1924, in Mowquea, Ill., the son of Harry and Mintha (Perry) Linn. He and his two...


Grant Donovan Risa

Grant Donovan Risa passed away from natural causes on Thursday, June 26, 2014, at the age of 94 at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. He was born Dec. 17, 1919, to Martin and Thea...


Sandra Lee Foth

Sandra Lee (Flaten) Foth, 67, passed away peacefully at the home of her sister, Connie, in Billings, Mont. She had been diagnosed with stage four cancer and lung disease just four months ago and was...

 By Quinn Robinson    Sports    July 2, 2014

Thunder Finish Third In Plentywood

The Glasgow Kiwanis Thunder swim team keeps on kicking as they took third last weekend at the Plentywood meet. "Our younger swimmers had so much personal improvement," said Thunder head coach Whitney... Full story

 By Quinn Robinson    Sports    July 2, 2014

New GHS V.P. Awaits School Board Approval

The search for the next Glasgow High School Vice Principal and Activities Director may have found a resolution. The Glasgow School Board extended the offer of the position to Brenner Flaten pending approval at the July 9 school board meeting....

 By Quinn Robinson    Sports    July 2, 2014

Reds Picking Up Steam

Members of the Glasgow Highlander wrestling club will be traveling later this month to Billings to participate in the Osos Wrestling Camp. The camp will be held at Billings West High School’s main gym on July 28-30 and will feature University of...

 By Quinn Robinson    Sports    July 2, 2014

Osos Wrestling Camp In Billings

Members of the Glasgow Highlander wrestling club will be traveling later this month to Billings to participate in the Osos Wrestling Camp. The camp will be held at Billings West High School’s main gym on July 28-30 and will feature University of...

 By Quinn Robinson    Sports    July 2, 2014

Doggie Dash Coming July 19

The Doggie Dash is quickly approaching and The Glasgow Rec. Department and Valley Veterinary Clinic invite you to come out for a fun day in the sun with your favorite pooch. The event consists of a 5k run or one mile run-walk to benefit the...


Splish, Splash, And Water Safety

Montana’s welcoming summer waters annually draw anglers, hikers, wildlife viewers, campers, floaters and boaters into the outdoors. Yet, it’s still pretty easy to have a great summer experience on Montana’s rivers. The key is river etiquette,...


Opheim Rodeo Dedicated to Memory of David Nelson

Tanner Solberg of Richland competes in calf roping at the Opheim Rodeo on Sunday, June 29.... Full story


Community Garden Produces At Milk River Activity Center

Ben Overaker helps water the plants at the Milk River Activity Center community garden. The clients have had the help of community members to grow produce to donate to the local food bank, senior... Full story


85 Years Ago: Paddle Wheel Ferry Worked Hard On The Missouri River at Lismas

The old paddle wheel ferry at Lismas goes down the Missouri River on July 2, 1929. The first ferry at Lismas was managed by a cattleman, William Kirkland, in 1903. The name Lismas came from the last... Full story



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