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 By James Walling    News    July 29, 2015

Local Gallery Features Work from GHS Senior

Amy Nelson is 17 years old and a student at Glasgow High School. She's also a budding photographer with her own show filling the western wall of the Sean R. Heavey Gallery downtown for the month of...

 

Classifieds

Classifieds for the week of July 29, 2015....  Website

 
 By Patrick Burr    News    July 29, 2015

City Council Lurches Forward With Fire Truck Plan

July 20’s city council meeting proved a kinetic affair replete with town-altering decisions and the reactionary, hot-steam discord which oft accompanies the dynamism of purpose in such high anxiety scenarios. Change sends the flustered mind into a...

 
 By James Walling    News    July 29, 2015

High-Flying Tarzan Marks Directorial Debut

There is palpable excitement among area theatergoers about the prospect of Fort Peck Summer Theatre actors swinging from the old-growth rafters during their upcoming production of Tarzan. The...

 

Police Brief: Parking Advisory

Increased truck traffic due to harvest and construction is causing parking issues and crashes around Glasgow, according to Police Chief Barstad. Motorists are reminded not to park in the yellow no-parking zones or crosswalks and to exercise caution...

 
 By James Walling    Opinion    July 29, 2015

Hockey, Hooey, and Help from the National Guard

Virgil Vaupel's column this week will probably illicit a response from the community (for better or worse). In the interest of civility and balance, I'll take the first crack at it. But first I have to give a shout-out to a couple of National...

 
 By Brent Edgmond    Opinion    July 29, 2015

Thank You From the Laurel Dodgers

On behalf of the Laurel Dodgers American Legion Baseball Club, we wish to thank the City of Glasgow for doing a fantastic job hosting the 2015 Eastern District Baseball Tournament. The Board and Team for the Glasgow Reds had an outstanding effort... Full story

 
 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    July 29, 2015

The Opening of Pandora's Box

This subject has been ever on my mind for 30 or so years. I just haven’t had the opportunity to voice in on the issue until now when a feller named Glenn Nelson had a story in the New York Times titled “Why Are Our Parks So White?” thus...

 

Foot and Mouth Disease-FMD

FMD is a very contagious viral disease of cloven-hoofed animals, wild and domestic. It causes high fever, lameness so severe the animal often refuses to stand, severe slobbering, and refusal of food. Most animals recover after an outbreak, but the...

 

Faith Built to Last

In a couple of weeks, the parishioners of Queen of Angels Church in Nashua will have a special service and a potluck dinner to celebrate their parish. In June of 2017, the 100th anniversary of Queen of Angels will take place at the church. As I was...

 

Marie Louise Kjelgaard Long Vaughan

Marie Louise (Kjelgaard) Long Vaughan, 92, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow. With family by her side, she spent her final...

 

Mary Edna 'Eddy' Hansen

Mary Edna "Eddy" Hansen passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 19, 2015, at the age of 94. Cremation has taken place and at her request, there will be no service. She was born to Joseph and Emma Du...

 

Longest Bowling Alley Event Planned for Spillway

Participants gather for the Fort Peck Spillway Bowling event August 1, 1965. Pictured L-R: Paul Dostert (age 11), Vernon Dostert, Tom Lund, Dick Fisher, and Joe Joseph (throwing the ball). Seated on... Full story

 

Hail, Hinsdale: July 27, 2015

The Courier's Virgil Vaupel measures hail collected in Hinsdale after thunderstorms hit the area on July 27. Elsewhere, the National Weather Service in Glasgow found that a large macroburst hit... Full story

 
 By Patrick Burr    Sports    July 29, 2015

Reds Crowned Kings of the East

A ninth-inning single by Blake Mattfeldt capped a four-run Reds comeback versus Laurel on Sunday, foiling the Dodgers' bid for a seventh consecutive East Legion A tournament title and sealing the...

 
 By JOLEEN TADEJ    News    July 29, 2015

FWP to Host Bison Impact Study Hearings

State wildlife officials will host five public hearings to discuss and take comment on a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for bison conservation and management in Montana. Bison are currently designated as both a wildlife species in need... Full story

 
 By Marc Kloker    Sports    July 29, 2015

Last Hunter Education Class Offered Locally This Year

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Hunter Education course dates have been set for the Glasgow area, Aug. 14-16. This will be the last hunter education class offered in the Glasgow area for this year’s hunting season. To be eligible to hunt and be... Full story

 

Green Spaces in Rural Places:

This week I thought I'd write about flowers. But this morning, just before 4 a.m., I was awakened by the winds and some thunder. The windows were open, bringing in the cool air, and I got up to close...

 

Thunder Places Fifth at Divisionals

Where do I start? So much happened this weekend at the divisional swim meet in Plentywood, I don't even know where to begin. The weather is always safe, right? Wrong. It was hot. Really hot. That...

 

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