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Articles from the July 8, 2015 edition

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Where There's Smoke...

St. Marie Fire Chief Rob Esaias had his firefighters begin patrolling St. Marie over the holiday weekend in the hopes of preventing the shooting of fireworks that might cause a structural fire. On a...

 

Classifieds

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 By Patrick Burr    News    July 8, 2015

City Council Approves Fire Truck Funding

The Glasgow City Council approved the financing of a used fire truck for up to $500,000 on Monday night. G.F.D. holds $145,000 in its coffers which it intends to use to supplement the purchase. The proposed model for which the Department will now...

 
 By Alacia Cole    News    July 8, 2015

Signs of Heatstroke Identified, Treatment Methods Recommended

Summer is a great time to enjoy the beautiful outdoors. There are some important precautions to take as we get into the hotter temperatures over the next few months. People who become overheated can have heat exhaustion and if not taken care of they... Full story

 

Walking Across Valley County

Known as the "Pacing Parson," 79-year-old Don Stevenson poses mid-stride between Glasgow and Nashua on Hwy 2. Stevenson has a year to complete a planned 3,000 mile journey across the U.S. to raise...

 
 By James Walling    News    July 8, 2015

CASA Trainees Appointed as Advocates

Citing a "huge need" for new volunteers, CASA of Hill County Executive Director Mark Douglass has appointed three area residents to a roster of one currently working on behalf of abused children in...

 
 By James Walling    Opinion    July 8, 2015

Dirty Demolition, the Montana Centennial Train, and Boxcar Road Books

I'll admit I've been a little hesitant to report in on the goings-on at the intersection of Boxcar Road and Hwy 117 near Park Grove. Recent calls into the Courier office over the holiday weekend about...

 
 By Sandy Laumeyer    Opinion    July 8, 2015

Contemplating Colors and Time Outdoors

Sometimes when looking at nature, I get curious about things I see. For instance, have you ever seen a rainbow that has jagged edges? I haven’t. And the colors are always in the same order. Why is that? Watching rain or snow falling, I wonder what...

 
 By Horace Sence    Opinion    July 8, 2015

Readers Deserve Not to Be Mis-informed Nor Ill-informed

Mr. Vaupel’s “causerie” style plays well here in rural N.E. Montana. I enjoy it myself. But, to this observer, he lacks the broad perspective and open mind necessary to objectively seek out facts beyond those that serve his occasionally ill-inf...

 

Patricia M. Tvedt

Patricia M. (Vaughn) Tvedt passed peacefully into the arms of her Lord on Thursday, July 3, 2015, in Chandler, Ariz. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 9, at Camino Del Sol Funeral...

 
 By Patrick Burr    Sports    July 8, 2015

47th Annual Governor's Cup to Kick off Thursday

For one weekend each July, the fishing world stops to cast a line into the deep-teal bliss of Fort Peck Lake. On July 10-11, the Governor's Cup Walleye Tournament will reaffirm its indelible stamp on...

 
 By Patrick Burr    Sports    July 8, 2015

Reds Climb Legion Standings After Weekend Sweep

Buoyed by a week of hard work following their Terry Jablonski Tournament championship, the Reds took four games out of four Thursday and Friday night, two apiece from league rival Lewistown Redbirds a...

 
 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    July 8, 2015

Lewistown Hosts Fourth of July Meet

Despite having one of the largest number of registered swimmers in their division, the Glasgow Kiwanis Thunder had the least number of swimmers participate in the Lewistown meet held this past...

 
 By Tanja Fransen    News    July 8, 2015

Air Quality Update from the National Weather Service

July 7, 2015 We at the NWS are anticipating this smoke will continue on and off with different levels of severity for several weeks at least. In coordination with the public health officials, we will be using a 3-mile visibility or lower criteria...

 

Movie Reviews: Minions and Spy

The minions made their first appearance in 2010's Despicable Me, a mere five years ago, though it feels like one. They proved to be more popular than the title despicable creature, Gru, and appeared i...

 

American Classic Comes to Life at FPST

Texas Has a Whorehouse in It! Fort Peck Summer Theatre is pleased to continue the 46th season with The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, the lively musical, is...

 

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