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Articles from the July 29, 2020 edition

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Showing Off

The rodeo arena was filled with 4-H members, their horses, families and judges for the annual 4-H Horse Show July 23 and 24 at the Northeastern Montana Fairgrounds. Putting their horses through their...

 

Fractured Fairy Tales Come To Life

Siblings Bridget Wright and Ian Wright, both of Glasgow, turned classic fairy tales upside down providing unexpected twists and tales last week with the Fort Peck Summer Theatre's Theatre for Young...

 

Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 Continue To Rise in VC

Over the past week, two more cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the county. On July 23, the Valley County Health Department and Frances Mahon Deaconess hospital confirmed the seventh positive case, a male in his 60s, who is not hospitalized...

 

Hunting Access Programs Protect Traditions

Dear Editor, Only five percent of Americans hunt, and for those of us that do, fewer return to the field every year. Even in Big Sky Country, where we pride ourselves on our strong hunting culture,...

 

Fort Belknap Water Compact Good For The Hi-Line

Dear Editor, Putting water to beneficial use in a semi-arid state like Montana is dependent on two truths. Water must be physically available, and the corresponding truth is that there must be a legal...

 

Montana Citizens Are Blessed With Public Lands

Dear Editor, A recent survey by the University of Montana revealed information about how Montanans feel about our public lands and how we use them. The phone survey of 500 registered voters was done b...

 

Entrepreneurs Encouraged To Participate In Minnow Tank

Great Northern Development Corporation, Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in conjunction with the Department of Transportation Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program is hosting a business plan competition throughout a seven-county... Full story

 

Public Hearing To Discuss County's Community Development

Valley County will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, Aug. 4, at 5:30 p.m. in the office of the Valley County Commissioners located at 501 East Court Street, Glasgow. The purpose of the hearing is to obtain public comments regarding the County’s... Full story

 

Calendar Of Upcoming Events In The Area

Summer hours for the Pioneer Museum through August are Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Fort Peck Interpretive Center is now open daily, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors are asked to wear masks and remain six feet from others outside their...

 

2020 Paint Run/Walk Aug. 8

The sixth annual Paint Run/Walk will be held Saturday, Aug. 8 starting at 9 a.m. The Run/Walk is a 2.5 mile untimed event highlighted by participants being sprayed with powdered paint at various points along the course. This event, which is a...

 

Veteran Service Officers Coming to Glasgow and Malta

Service officers for the Montana Veterans Affairs Judy Loendorf and/or Steve Mulonet will be visiting Malta and Glasgow to meet with veterans who are interested in applying for benefits. If you are interested in applying for benefits, please bring a...

 

Census Takers To Start Follow Up

The U.S. Census Bureau is scheduled to begin following up with households in Montana that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census. Inquiries made by the Courier to find out when work will begin in Valley County went unanswered by press time,...

 

Glyn Went Bamford

Glyn Went Bamford, 84, of Fort Peck, Mont., passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, of natural causes. He was born to Helen Went Bamford and Glyn Albert Bamford on July 22, 1935, in Portland, Ore. He... Full story

 

Karen Arlene Stearns

Karen Arlene (Garwood) Stearns passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Karen was born Dec. 14, 1947, in Glasgow, Mont., to Edgar and Toni Garwood. She was the second of three children. She grew up and... Full story

 

Larry C. Geiser

Larry C. Geiser, 78, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away Saturday, July 25, 2020. Family will receive friends at Bell Mortuary in Glasgow, Mont., Wednesday, July 29, 5 to 7 p.m. with the Rosary at 6:30... Full story

 

Veronica May Schaefer

Veronica May (Zvonar) Schaefer, 73, of Marana, Ariz., passed away on Friday, July 17, 2020. Formerly of Nashua, Mont., Veronica was born on May 17, 1947. Per her wishes, no services are planned.... Full story

 

Yard Of The Week

The Mayor’s Yard of The Week goes to Paul Koski for his beautiful hanging flower baskets in front of Scottie Car Wash. “It’s an extra colorful welcome to all traveling on Highway 2,” stated...

 

Raspberries, Raspberries, Raspberries

I'm still spending all the hours of every morning picking raspberries. They just keep on ripening and requiring picking. I'll go around the outer edges of the long rows one day, and then through the...

 

Horsin' Around

"They're getting that rodeo action where they can." Announcer Myron Malnaa sounded pleased that not much can deter ranch diehards, who came out to compete and celebrate National Day of the Cowboy in...

 

Thunder Finish Off in Sidney

The Glasgow Kiwanis “Thunder” Swim Team rolled into Sidney this past weekend to finish off their altered season with a bang. Competing with nine other teams—Malta, Chinook, Harlem, Lewistown, Roundup, Sidney, Scobey, Glendive and...

 

Mow 'Em Short

The eleventh annual Mow ‘Em Short golf tournament was held July 25 at Sunnyside Golf and Country Club. A record 32 teams signed up to compete in this year’s event, filling up the available slots a mere days before the tourney. A mix of locals...

 

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