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Another Chapter in the Keystone XL Pipeline Project Begins Oct. 9

After filing a request on July 10 to again block construction on the Keystone XL pipeline project environmental groups and Justice Department attorneys won’t be able to state their case and argue their points of view until Wednesday, Oct. 9, to...


The All-American Post Led by the All-American Man

When Art Widhalm finished his 30-year career in the Air Force – which included time in Vietnam – he knew that he wanted to help improve the lives of military members still in uniform and the...


A Swim Under the Stars Helps Fund New Pool

Residents of all ages had the opportunity to not only enjoy the starry sky, with the addition of a slight lightning show, on Aug. 14, but also wind down from the summer season with a movie in the...


Everything's Coming Up Golden

The 50th anniversary season at the Fort Peck Summer Theatre is soon coming to an end. And what a fitting end it is. The last show at the theatre on the lake is On Golden Pond. The season ender is more than just a show for this crew, showcasing...


Reynolds Promotes Within to Fill Leadership Roles

Reynolds Market in Glasgow has some familiar faces in the management role. After the retirement of Debbie Tade in June, former assistant manager Lynelle Boucher has moved up into the store manager...


The Pharmaceutical Industry

Dear Editor, Don't be fooled by the current Washington, D.C., rhetoric about "reforming" the pharmaceutical industry. Most recently Senator Chuck Grassley has been promoting his bill which would place...


Rural Montana Landowners Riled by Matelich Ad

Dear Editor, If you happened to have perused the ad taken out by George and Susan Matelich in the Big Timber Pioneer (7-25-19), you got a first-hand tutorial on the scurrilous nature of the American...


Heading Back to School

School has started and that may trigger some old school day memories for some of you. Some of you will recall heading off to a country school, having the same teacher that you had for the last couple of years (and not because you were repeating...


Two Rivers Economic Growth Asks You to Save the Date

Over the past month, Two Rivers Economic Growth has been working with and following up with other organizations and entities in order to make the community the best place to live, work and play. One such event they have been planning is the Alive at...


Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., through Aug. 31. For further information or special arrangements call 406-263-7344. Fort Peck Interpretive Center is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through the end of... Full story


Pioneer Museum Ice Cream Social

The Valley County Pioneer Museum, 54109 US-2, Glasgow, will be hosting an ice cream social from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24. Come and enjoy some ice cream served from Glasgow’s 1915 Bonton Confectionary, Wilcoxson’s Ice Cream. You... Full story


Glasgow/Long Run Fire Department Barbecue

The Glasgow/Long Run Fire Department will be having a Fire Department Community Barbecue on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at Bundy Park from 6 to 7:30 p.m. There will be hamburgers and hot dogs with all the fixings. There will be a few fire apparatus there and... Full story


Hearing Screenings in Bear Paw Cooperative Member Schools

Hearing screenings will take place in Bear Paw Cooperative member schools through Thursday, Oct. 31. Children enrolled in kindergarten and first grade, and ninth or 10th grade will be screened. No other children will be screened without parental... Full story


Mitchel 'Mitch' Etchart

Mitchel "Mitch" Joseph Etchart, 98, was born in Glasgow, Mont., on Aug. 11, 1921, to John and Catherine Etchart, Basque immigrants. He passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. A Rosary will be recited...


Albert George Franzen

Albert George Franzen, 88, of Glasgow Mont., passed away peacefully Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. Albert was born Sept. 7, 1930, to John and Alma (Willer) Franzen at Anna Chester's Boarding House in... Full story


Audrey L. Feda

Audrey L. (Wingo) Feda, 89, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. Audrey was born in Missoula, Mont., to Robert and Edna (Fuller) Wingo. She... Full story


Tim Carman

Tim Carman, age 71, spent his life dedicated to education and helping children succeed in life and in the classroom. With a doctorate in education, he was the superintendent of schools for the Greater... Full story


Merle Richard Kaasa

Merle R. Kaasa, age 54, went to join his parents as a result of a farming accident on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. Merle Richard Kaasa was born to Osbourne "Ozzy" and Joy Kaasa on Jan. 19, 1965, in... Full story


Joan Estelle McGarvey

Joan McGarvey, 82, passed away peacefully at Sheridan Memorial Hospital in Plentywood, Mont., on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, after complications from a broken hip. Memorial services will be Saturday, Aug.... Full story


Wheat Harvest Looming

Our wheat crop is rapidly ripening, and so harvest is looming. I may still have a week to 10 days before I switch gears from gardener to grain cart operator. The days of being able to plan my days...


Cool Weather, Some Rain Challenges Triathletes

It was a dreary, overcast and misty day Aug. 17 as 43 triathletes of all ages and from all around the region gathered to test their mettle against three long-distance events. Participants were...


Red Sunny Cup – They Have a Trophy

"That was a good win for Glasgow." That rather understated summation of the Men's Ryder Cup Golf Tournament was offered by Ed Hopfauf. In fact, the tournament was dominated by the home team from begin...


Red Cup, Blue Cup Malta Claims Ryder Cup for First Time

Sooner or later, every dynasty falls. Such was the case Aug. 17, when the Glasgow Women's Golf Team traveled to Malta for the annual Ryder Cup Championship Tournament. After years of domination, the...


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