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Articles from the July 31, 2013 edition

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 By Samar Fay    News    July 31, 2013

Keeping the Faith

Teams large and small filled the track around the Independence Stage at the fairgrounds last weekend at the Relay for Life, the big fundraiser in the fight against cancer. It was a new venue for the... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    July 31, 2013

Cape Air Chosen To Fly EAS In Montana

A new airline has been chosen to fly Essential Air Service routes to five cities in Montana. After hearing presentations from three companies last Thursday, the EAS Task Force unanimously chose Cape A...

 By Samar Fay    News    July 31, 2013

Wind Farm Near Opheim?

A young company based in Denver is trying to start its second wind farm in Montana. Compass Energies is negotiating to find a market for the energy it hopes to generate from up to 13 turbines placed on about 1,400 acres it has leased from four...

 By Samar Fay    News    July 31, 2013

Applications For District Of The Peace Due August 15

The vacancy for Valley County justice of the peace is being advertised by the county commissioners with Job Service. Applications will be accepted until Aug. 15. Commissioner Bruce Peterson said they hope to make a rapid decision so the new judge... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    July 31, 2013

Sletten To Manage School Construction

At a special board meeting on Tuesday afternoon, the Glasgow School Board heard presentations from two major construction firms, Sletten Construction of Great Falls and Swank Enterprises of Valier and Kalispell. Each company wanted to be the...

 By Tami Burke    News    July 31, 2013

$60,000 In Bed Tax Grants Awarded

The Glasgow Tourism Business Improvement District (TBID) has awarded approximately $60,000 in Project and Event Grant money during the 2012/2013 fiscal year to local non-profit organizations for promoting the Glasgow community. The grants went to...


Coping With Storms And Crop Losses: Farmers Just Do It

Last week a storm that produced large hail stones caused a large amount of damage to crops that were not far from being harvested. As I read of lost revenue for farmers, I thought back to a storm on July 5, 1976. Our crops looked so good. We estimate... Full story

 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    July 31, 2013

Summer Employment

Do you remember when young men on the high school football team were all anxious to get a job on a farm or ranch for the summer? Lots of young men were hired to stack bales during the summer. This was before all of the luxurious, time saving...

 By Bob Siversten    Opinion    July 31, 2013

Highway 2: Montana Can Do Better, Wouldn't You Agree?

Dear Editor: There are so many compelling reasons why Montana needs to step up to the plate or remain forever in lagging behind our neighbors economically. The Theodore Roosevelt Expressway extends to Culbertson from Williston on Highway 2 and then...


Doris Kathryn Maas

Doris Kathryn (Daley) Maas died Wednesday, July 14, 2013, one week before her 91st birthday. Her family was gathered around her to express their eternal gratitude for a lifetime of unconditional love...


Annette Yvonne White Eagle Boxer

Annette Yvonne White Eagle Boxer, 72, died Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at the Billings Clinic in Billings, Mont. She was born March 11, 1941, in Poplar, and graduated from Brockton High School in 1959. Af...


Kathleen Jensen

Kathleen (Tritschler) Jensen, 64, died Sunday, July 28, 2013, from Lou Gehrig’s disease. She fought this terrible disease with grace, optimism and humor. Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug....


Dr. Nancy Lee Etchart

Dr. Nancy Lee Etchart, 54, of Helena, died Friday, July 26, 2013, after surviving the effects of brain cancer for 33 years. Her life will be celebrated at a reception in Helena at Eagle’s Manor on S...


Virginia Gundermann

Virginia (Thievin) Gundermann, 89, died Friday, July 26, 2013, in Wolf Point, Mont. A rosary will be recited at 9:30 a.m. with Mass to follow at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 1, at the Holy Family...


Marvin Fast

The following was omitted from Marvin Fast’s obituary July 24 in The Courier: In addition to his wife Esther, his seven children and their families, Marvin is survived by one brother, Harvey Fast, his wife Gladys, and their children, Shirley,...


Ovidia Metvedt

Ovidia Metvedt, 91, of Glasgow, Mont., died Friday, July 26, 2013, after a short battle with pneumonia. Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug. 2, at 11 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church in...


Virginia Irene Sunford

Virginia Irene (Anderson) Sunford, 84, died of natural causes Thursday, July 25, 2013, at the Phillips County Hi-Line Retirement Center in Malta, Mont. She was born on Feb. 27, 1929, in Glasgow, the...


Farrel Strahs

Farrel (Jackson) Strahs, 68, died of natural causes on Thursday, July 25, 2013, at the Trinity Hospital in Wolf Point, Mont. She was born on July 13, 1945, the daughter of Wilson and Josephine (Schind...

 By Jim Orr    Sports    July 31, 2013

Reds Hoping To Mine Some Gold

The Lethbridge Miners of Alberta, champions of Northern District A, await. The Glasgow Reds, 48-9 on the season after surviving the Eastern A District Tournament the hard way, and the Miners open the... Full story

 By Samar Fay    Sports    July 31, 2013

Thirty-Two Swimmers Qualify For State

The Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team, hosting the Eastern Divisionals last weekend for the first time since 2007, qualified 32 individual swimmers and 12 relay teams for the state meet. Four Glasgow...


Chappy Champs

ADC Purple won last weekend's annual Aaron Chatten Memorial Softball Tournament in Glasgow. From left in front are Ellen Walstad, Erika Hartsock, Randy Elletson, Jory Casterline, Brittne Wersal and... Full story


Input Sought For Ice Fishing Derbies

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on fishing contests proposed for the winter season of 2013-14. Participants must comply with state fishing regulations, including daily and possession limits. Most contests require...


Nonresident Licenses: First Come, First Serve

There’s no wait for nonresidents still hoping to purchase a license to hunt deer and elk in Montana this fall. A number of first-come first served surplus licenses, good for antlered deer and elk in most hunting districts, can be purchase online...


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