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Articles from the August 12, 2015 edition

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 By Patrick Burr    News    August 12, 2015

Glasgow's First Paint Run/Walk Makes its Mark

One hundred fifty-five strong turned out for Glasgow's first annual Wounded Warrior Project Paint Run/Walk on Saturday morning. The event was sponsored by the Glasgow High School Student Council and...

 

Classifieds

Classifies for the week of August 12, 2015....  Website

 

Special Section: Back to School 2015

School news, calendar and supply list from Valley County schools....  Website

 

Northeast Montana Relay for Life Event Begins Friday

Northeast Montana Relay for Life Event Begins Friday Georgie Kulczyk / THE COURIER Relay for Life is an American Cancer Society (ACS) event intended to raise funds for the fight against cancer. There...

 
 By James Walling    News    August 12, 2015

Taxpayers to Decide Fate of Quint Fire Truck

According to Glasgow Mayor Becky Erickson, city residents will be receiving a notice of intent to form a special improvement district for the purpose of buying a used Quint pumper/ladder truck needed for fire protection. “A total of 1,250 letters w...

 
 By Lih-An Yang    News    August 12, 2015

Hi-Line Cakes and Bakery

Opened in 2013, Hi-Line Cakes and Bakery is something like a hidden oasis of cleverly conceived and delicious foodstuffs. Many Glasgow residents don't even know it's there. Owner Melissa Mickelson's...

 

The Case for the Truck

The City of Glasgow has sent out a letter of intent to raise funds for a fire appliance asking property owners inside city limits to make an important decision in the coming weeks. The Glasgow City...

 

FWP Invites Public to Hearings on Bison Release

On Aug. 19, state wildlife officials will host a public hearing in Malta to discuss and take comment on a draft environmental impact statement for bison conservation and management in Montana. This will be the fourth meeting designed exclusively for... Full story

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    August 12, 2015

The Importance of Preventative Maintenance

This morning, as I was doing emergency field repairs on a piece of equipment, I was cussing myself for not having taken care of the problem when I had time instead of doing it in the middle of a field in the July heat. In short, I was guilty of not...

 

Letter To The Editor

Have You Seen ‘Tarzan?’ My children and I just spent a week in Glasgow to attend a family wedding and visit old friends. We enjoyed wonderful times on the lake and many memorable evening barbecues, some of the things that make Northeast Montana...

 

Letter To The Editor

On "Horace Sense" I again notice the lack of integrity by your paper in continuing to allow people who would use false names to sign their comments. Distressing! And all because some dumas can't face up to the things HE'S written. All I can say is...

 

I Shot the Sheriff

My mother was in town for a visit this past weekend. Dozens of kindly area residents did what they could to help me entertain the materfamilias, for which I owe many thanks. Notable among these were Sheriff Glen Meier and Tanja Fransen of NWS...

 

Rodeos of Yesterday

When you remember rodeos, just how far back does your mind go? I remember stories of some of the rodeos attended by our early-day cowboys. I heard tell of Valley County's rodeo taking place on the original fairground site. Apparently the first fairgr...

 

Brenda Diane Cook

Brenda Diane (Isakson) Cook, 44, passed away suddenly on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, as a result of a tragic car accident in Glasgow, Mont. She was born on July 4, 1971, in Glasgow, to Clifford and Dianna...

 

David J. 'Dave' Orr

David J. "Dave" Orr, 79, of Williamsville, N.Y., died Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at the Buffalo VA Medical Center in Buffalo, N.Y., after a battle over several years with illnesses and deteriorating...

 

Brian F. Martz

Brian F. Martz, 48, born in Anaconda, Mont., to Janet Martz and the late Dallas Martz, passed away in Spokane, Wash., on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. He has been cremated, and per his request, no public...

 

Fort Peck Sailing Club Hosts Sailing Event This Weekend

This weekend, sailors from Montana and Canada will converge on the Fort Peck Marina for big water, big fun and big sky. The 2015 Fort Peck Lake Sailing Regatta begins Friday, Aug. 14, with a racing...

 

Green Spaces in Rural Places:

Many years ago, Dennis and I moved up north to become farmers with his parents. Before that, we were both employed at the former Glasgow Air Force base, long before it became St Marie. We didn't have...

 

Film Shorts: Valley Cinemas and Beyond

Showing at Valley Cinemas (VC): Fans of Tom Cruise and his action films will be pleased to know that Mission Impossible Rogue Nation is a good, solid, and entertaining, if still workmanlike, entry in the 20-year, now-five-film franchise. The actor...

 

Young and Not-So-Young Enjoy the Northeast Montana Fair

Although Laynee Simpson could only hold one of her rabbits, she won two rosettes. In open class, Simpson earned one award for her grand champion doe rabbit under one year and grand champion in... Full story

 

In the Culinary Department....

Dixie Shephard displays the several entries that earned her top honors at the fair this year. She earned rosettes for her cake, jam, and whole wheat bread; the Degree of Honor sponsored-award of best... Full story

 

4-H Is Alive and Strong in Valley County

Jack Cornwell won Overall Grand Champion, Heavy Weight Grand Champion and Pre-Jr. Reserve Showmanship Champion for his sheep.... Full story

 
 By Patrick Burr    Sports    August 12, 2015

Three with Glasgow Ties Elected into Montana Coaches Association Hall of Fame

A trio of both current and former Glaswegians was elected to the Montana Coaches Association’s Hall of Fame on July 30 in Great Falls. Paul Barta, John LaBonty, and Rollie Sullivan were among the Hall’s five-man class of 2015; each received a...

 
 By Patrick Burr    Sports    August 12, 2015

Scotties Football Coach Responds to Latent Concussion Fears

Scotties’ head coach Greg Liebelt sees talent abounding in Glasgow. Physical size, mental durability – the pickings for potential gridiron stars are hardly slim on the Hi-Line. Yet Liebelt senses a participatory resistance. Some, he believes,...

 
 By Patrick Burr    Sports    August 12, 2015

Salmon, Salmon, and Salmon--Any Questions?

While Marc Kloker of MT Fish, Wildlife and Parks is hesitant to surf the unsteady crest of speculation concerning the future, he and barroom soothsayers alike agree that Northeast Montana is experiencing a fishing boom of unprecedented proportion....

 

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