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Articles from the July 26, 2017 edition

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 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 26, 2017

'Vote Yes Valley View' Gains Ground

The campaign “Vote Yes Valley View” has made headway in their efforts to pass a special hospital tax district for Valley View Home. As of press time, the organization has held six informational meetings in Opheim, Nashua, Fort Peck, Hinsdale,... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    July 26, 2017

Agencies Combine Efforts During Fair

Glasgow Police Department and the Valley County Sheriff’s Office will join forces again this year during the Northeast Montana Fair. The combined efforts of these two agencies will be to saturate the area in hopes of deterring underage drinking by... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    July 26, 2017

'New Stars in the Western Skies' Seeks Competitors

With headliners Deb Berger (of 'Patsy' fame), Eliot Strommen and Tim Sampson all set to get the musical entertainments rolling at the fairgrounds on Aug. 4, the organizers of the 'New Stars in the... Full story

 

Interpretative Center Celebrates Insect Weekend

Throughout the summer, the Fort Peck Interpretive Center has been hosting activities each weekend to keep visitors entertained and to keep children learning. Various activities have included learning about various types of clouds, how to read a map,... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 26, 2017

Lodgepole Complex Fire Continues to Rage

The Lodgepole Complex fire continues to devour range land, homes, and farms in Garfield and Petroleum Counties, approximately 52 miles northeast of Jordan. At press time, the fires had consumed more... Full story

 
 By Josie Braaten    News    July 26, 2017

Medora Plays Home to Glasgow Artist

Local artist Cathryn Reitler began an Artist in Residency program in the historic town of Medora, N.D., on July 19. As a part of the program, Reitler is living expense-free in one of the town's 18th... Full story

 
 By Steve Daines    Opinion    July 26, 2017

Supporting Producers in Tough Times

Generations of Montanans have cultivated the land and passed family farms and ranches down to their children. Their work has built Montana’s economy and preserved a way of life that still defines our state today. But with the ground cracking undern...

 

Isolated, So Much to Do

One day when I was in a chat room on the internet - one of my favorite places to go - the topic of conversation was centered around shopping. Not surprising since at that time everyone in the room was female. When a comment was made about going to a...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    July 26, 2017

Transporting the Grandkids

Online the other day, someone commented on how stressful it can be to travel with children when they can't have their electronics along. I remember the first time we transported a grandchild for a distance. Being “old generation,” we refused the...

 
 By Michael Burns    Opinion    July 26, 2017

Co-opting 'Covfefe'

In 2014, I bought my first “adult” car. It was a beautiful four-door Ford pickup, which, to me, signaled that I had finally made it from adolescence to the age and independent man. Not only was I proud of my freshly acquired vehicle but I also...

 

Lincoln Waarvik

Lincoln Oliver Waarvik, age 86, passed away Friday, July 14, 2017, at Providence St. Peters Hospital in Olympia, Wash. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 29, at the Cremation... Full story

 

Vurnie Lou Schaale

Vurnie Lou (Grayson) Schaale, 87, beloved mother and grandmother, died peacefully on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at Josephine Caring Community in Stanwood, Wash. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.... Full story

 

Sharon Fiegle Orednick

Sharon Fiegle Orednick passed away in her home in Laurel, Mont., on Monday, July 17, 2017. An avid seamstress, she loved to create quilts and sew clothing for her family and friends. She enjoyed... Full story

 

Funeral Services for Lucille Lenz

Lucille Lenz’s service will take place on Friday, July 28, at 2 p.m., at Bell Mortuary. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery. Lenz recently passed away at the age of 87.... Full story

 

Upcoming Events in the Area

THURSDAY – JULY 27 10 a.m. - “There’s No Place Like Space” program at Glasgow City-County Library for children of all ages. 7 p.m. - Concussion testing at Glasgow High School for any new students to the Glasgow district or any student that... Full story

 

Reds' Season Ends With Loss to Laurel at District Tournament

The Glasgow Reds' season came to an end at the district tournament in Miles City this past weekend. The tournament began for the boys on July 20 with a game against the hosting Mavericks, and ended on... Full story

 

Small Crew Swims in Roundup

The Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team was represented by just one dozen swimmers this past weekend at the Roundup Invitational. The final regular-season meet was held July 22 and 23, and the team placed ninth overall with 276 points. Three Thunder swimmers... Full story

 

Bearcub Wrestling Camp Hosts 45 Campers

It's hard to say who was more excited for the first-ever wrestling camp held in Frazer. The campers seemed to be wound up just because they were having fun. The coaches more so because they were... Full story

 

2017 Monster Cat Roundup Held in Sidney

Summer heat can make for difficult days on the water. For tournament fishing, it adds a level of difficulty that is tough to quantify. This year's 9th Annual Monster Cat Roundup held in Sidney July 15 was a fine example of what you can expect when yo... Full story

 

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