Articles from the July 19, 2017 edition
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Commissioners Approve Airport Road Project, Turn Down Raises
After recently announcing they will be accepting bids for a project that will span 1.8 miles of Airport Road, Valley County Commissioners have accepted the offer made by sole bidder Century Paving of Lewistown. The company’s bid of $774,477 will... Full story
Theatre for Young Audiences Features Free Shows
With a goal of increasing visibility and awareness about the performing arts, the Fort Peck Summer Theatre is presenting a series of performances around the greater Northeast Montana region. Directed by Andy Meyers, The Last of the Dragons will be... Full story
VCCD News: Drought, Haying, Fire Safety
As Valley County falls under category D4--exceptional drought--on the U.S. Drought Monitor this month, USDA has authorized emergency haying on CRP lands beginning July 16. Valley County Conservation District would like to remind all area producers... Full story
USDA Offers Programs to Assist Drought Stricken Areas
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Valley County as a primary natural disaster due to losses and damages caused by the recent drought. Many Montana counties, including Valley Cou... Full story
Music and Meaning
As I jog around Glasgow, one of the songs that rotates through my iPod is Katy Perry's "Firework." This is hard for a 50-year-old raised on classic rock like Led Zeppelin and Van Halen to admit, but the opening riffs of that fluffy pop song never...
Cutting Community Mental Health
The discussions around health care and cuts to Medicaid have been reduced to faceless statistics. For community mental health, and the people who rely upon our services, it’s a double whammy. The state of Montana also has announced that cuts are...
Legitimate Camping Experience
My parents have always loved to camp, so naturally, we did a lot of camping when my siblings and I were younger. At first I was the biggest weenie. I had a fear of wind, lightening, the dark, out houses, pretty much everything that makes the camping...
Lately, I’ve been watching documentaries on wildlife from around the world. One documentary was about wildlife in the Rocky Mountains, which peaked my curiosity. Is there one about eastern Montana? About prairie dogs, gophers (the Richardson...
2017 MT. Governor's Cup Youth Fishing Tourney
The 2017 Montana Governor's Cup Youth Fishing Tournament was held at the Kiwanis Park fishing ponds in Fort Peck on July 8. Fishing began at 8:30 a.m. with 94 kids participating, and 89 fish were reeled in by the tournament end. The effective bait... Full story
Hi-Line Sportsmen Offers Mini-Grants
If you have an idea to improve hunting, fishing, access, or shooting sports in northeast Montana, Hi-Line Sportsmen wants to help fund it. The Hi-Line Sportsmen conservation club is soliciting applications for its mini-grants program. The grants, in... Full story
Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area
WEDNESDAY – JULY 19 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. - Crazy Day of Fun at Little Campers. Salsberry Brothers will be set up in front of the store for an afternoon of sliding and bouncing, weather permitting. Little ones can paint, chalk, construct and illustrate... Full story