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Articles from the August 23, 2017 edition

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 By James Walling    News    August 23, 2017

Viewpoints on the Solar Eclipse

Whether you travelled to view Monday's eclipse in its totality, as the Courier's A.J. Etherington did, or simply stopped to gaze in wonder at the partial event someplace locally, it was a day to... Full story

 

Jay Witkowski – Change of Plea Hearing

A change of plea hearing for Jay Witkowski was held in the Valley County Courthouse on Aug. 16. Those attending the hearing were required to submit to security screening, performed by the Valley County Sheriff’s Department, prior to entering the... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 23, 2017

County Brief: Landfill Board Meeting Addresses Policy Changes

Construction will soon begin on a new bridge just west of Hinsdale. Due to begin on Aug. 28, the project will replace the bridge over Beaver Creek on Milk River Road. The contract will be carried out by Tamietti Construction of Great Falls. The bulk... Full story

 
 By Mary Honrud    News    August 23, 2017

Kindness Rocks, Glasgow Style

You may have noticed a proliferation of pretty, painted rocks around town lately. If you aren't on Facebook, or know anyone who is, you may have wondered about them. What are they for? Why are they... Full story

 

Social Host Awareness

Did you know that in the state of Montana, parents are allowed to provide alcohol in “non-intoxicating quantities” to their children? Did you know that it is illegal for Montana parents to provide enough alcohol to intoxicate their children? Did... Full story

 

Benches Help Foster Friendship and Community

To start off the new school year on the right foot for all students, Irle School recently obtained buddy benches to help promote friendship and a sense of community outside of the classroom. If a... Full story

 

Souvenir Opens Friday

Alicia Bullock-Muth stars as Florence Foster Jenkins in FPST's Souvenir, opening this weekend. For tickets, contact the box office at 406-228-9216, or online: fortpecktheatre.org.... Full story

 

Valley View Home - Letter to the Editor

My 39 years of medical practice has given me unique insights into Valley View Nursing Home. This facility has provided excellent care and support for countless residents and has directly or indirectly touched the lives of nearly all who live in...

 

Valley View Home - Letter to the Editor

I’m voting No. I see signs all over Glasgow saying, “Vote Yes." We all agree that we need to keep Valley View Home, which is a private non-governmental institution. I’m voting no because of all the proverbial “elephants in the room....

 

Valley View Home - Letter to the Editor

In response to the recent jabs and cheap shots that are being lobbed through the BS Buzz and the Glasgow Courier at the Valley View board members as well as the whisperings that are circulating about, some of you fools need to take a civics...

 

Valley View Home - Letter to the Editor

I must join with Mr. Toews and Mr. Reinhardt in dissent of the permanent levy to save Valley View. I am hesitant to be critical of board decisions in most cases. However, the idea of a permanent tax to support the facility is unacceptable for me. Mem...

 

Valley View Home - Letter to the Editor

Why do I love our community? It’s my home. On Aug. 1, 1956, I rolled into Glasgow. To say I was welcomed with open arms would be an understatement. Since retiring from dentistry 31 years ago, I have visited most of North America, and many...

 

Talking to Kids About Race

Here are some facts about the events in Charlottesville, Va., as they have unfolded over previous weeks: A rally, organized by known white supremacist blogger Jason Kessler, was held in Charlottesvile last week. The idea to hold the rally was sparked...

 

Defending Historic Moments

Sunday, my friend, my husband and I drove out to visit the Veterans Memorial located in Fort Peck, Mont. This is an absolutely wonderful monument, well planned out, lovely view and does a terrific job of honoring our veterans. Visiting this monument...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – AUG. 23 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. - Student Immunization Clinic at the Valley County Health Department. THURSDAY – AUG. 24 Applications due for the beginning kayaking classes for women sponsored by Montana FWP’s Becoming an Outdoors Woman Pro... Full story

 

George Rudberg

Fellow classmates of the class of 1951, word has been received of the death of George Rudberg of Boulder City, Nev., former Fort Peck resident. Condolences can be sent to The Rudberg Family, 609 Lido Drive, Boulder City, NV 89005-... Full story

 

Nicol Celebrates Monumental Birthday

Aug. 13, turned out to be such a wonderful day for Maxine Nicol who, along with over 140 family and friends, helped celebrate her 90th birthday at her home at Prairie Ridge Village in Glasgow. With... Full story

 

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