Articles from the August 3, 2016 edition

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Rodeo Double Header Kicks Off Fair Shows

The Northeast Montana Fair kicked off its evening shows with back-to-back nights of the PRCA Rodeo. Wednesday, July 27, saw the opening rounds with the finals taking place on Thursday night. Both... Full story

 By James Walling    News    August 3, 2016

Zinke and Juneau Schedule Four Debates, One in Frazer

The Courier and Yellowstone Public Radio will moderate a debate between U.S. House candidates Denise Juneau (D) and Ryan Zinke (R) at Frazer School on Aug. 29. The candidates have agreed to four debat... Full story


Assault on Phillips County Deputy, Fatal Shooting

On the July 27 at approximately 3:09 a.m., Phillips County Dispatch received a call from a motorist stating he saw a young man walking down the middle of the highway wearing only underwear. When the man refused a ride, the motorist gave him a sweatsh... Full story

 By Georgie Kulczyk    News    August 3, 2016

Whirlwind of Progress at Nashua School

At a meeting held July 19, the Nashua School Board made a commitment to meet weekly until the start of the school year. The recently hired superintendent, Bill Colter, stressed the importance of moving forward and getting things done. Colter... Full story

 By Parker Kulczyk    News    August 3, 2016

Glasgow Woman Faces Drug Charges

Valley County Sheriff’s Office made an arrest July 27 in a drug investigation. Andrea Gardner, 52, was arrested at her Glasgow home on four counts of criminal distribution of dangerous drugs (prescription drugs). She has since been released on... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    August 3, 2016

Sailing Club Hosts Visit from Optimist Sailing School

The Fort Peck Sailing Club will be hosting a Mobile Optimist Sailing School Aug. 9-14 at the Fort Peck Marina.  The classes are targeted for youth ages 8-14 and will be taught by two certified... Full story

 By james Walling    News    August 3, 2016

City Council Brief

The Aug. 1 meeting of the Glasgow City Council saw the passage of Ordinance 952, restricting the number of pets in area homes to three dogs or three cats, with grandfather provisions for households containing animals currently in excess of the... Full story

 By Virgil Vaupel    News    August 3, 2016

Evening Entertainment Shines with Emerson Drive

Emerson Drive started out back in 1995 going under the name of 12 Gauge, but a few years later, after the band moved to Nashville, they discovered that 12 Gauge was already used by a rap group. So the... Full story



Looking out across the prairie, fields of green are slowly turning to gold. Before long those fields will be host to combines and trucks, pickups with fuel tanks, and people delivering lunches to the harvesters. Months of field work and watching the...

 By Ryan Zinke    Opinion    August 3, 2016

This Debate is Like a Homecoming for Me

I’m excited to announce that for the first time ever, there will be two House debates east of Billings. My opponent has accepted a series of four debates in Billings, Great Falls, Frazer and hopefully Crow Country. This schedule features two east...


Stupid Question, Convoluted Answer

Today’s question of the day in the Great Falls Tribune was really stupid. Shows someone didn’t do any research. The question was (paraphrased): “Will the aging work force hurt manufacturing in the United States?” Yikes! If you take the time...


Glasgow's City Pool is Drowning

The city pool in Glasgow was built where it stands, or slouches now, 43 years ago. It was opened in June of 1974. It was expected to last around 10 years. Like many other things in Glasgow, it has long outlasted its expiration date. It is now in...



On LaMancha I’ve always thought about writing a review and sharing my experiences, but life gets in the way and I never get it done. That said, when I heard about the disapproving comments made about “Man of LaMancha,” I just had to say somethi...


Gary Lawrence Taylor

Gary Lawrence Taylor, 68, passed away Monday, July 25, 2016, at his home south of Saco, Mont., from complications of his illnesses. Gary was a life-long resident of the Saco community. He was born in...


Harold John Wetz

Harold John Wetz was born on Dec. 13, 1922, in Sturgis, S.D., at the home of his maternal grandparents, to Gerald Wetz and Amelia (Schaff) Wetz. He grew up on the family ranch east of Vale, S.D., alon...


Jeffrey Howard Banfield Alexander

Jeffrey Howard Banfield Alexander, 36, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2016, at the University of Utah Burn Center after a house explosion in Glasgow, Mont., Friday, June 10, 2016. A memorial for Jeffrey will be held in Arizona at a currently...


Vivian L. M. McIsaac

Vivian L. M. McIsaac, 90 of Idaho Falls, Idaho, formerly of Glasgow, Mont., died Monday, July 25, 2016, at her son’s home. A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be sent to the family at...


Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

FRIDAY – SUNDAY AUG. 5-7 7:30 p.m. - “Mary Poppins” at Fort Peck Summer Theatre. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. More info, 406-526-9943 Wednesday through Sunday from 12-4 p.m. SUNDAY – AUG. 7 2 p.m. - Pinochle every... Full story


Thunder Booms in Hamilton!

From one corner of the state to the another, the Glasgow Kiwanis Thunder traveled nearly 500 miles to Hamilton for the state swim meet July 30 and 31. When they left the Bitterroot, they had a state... Full story


Women's Walleye Tourney Draws 61 Teams

The Glasgow/Fort Peck chapter of Walleyes Unlimited held their annual Women's Walleye Tournament Saturday, July 30 on Fort Peck Lake. Taking home the top prize of $1000 were Avis McDowell and Misty... Full story


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