Articles from the August 29, 2018 edition

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Profile: New GPD Chief Brien Gault

Brien Gault was sworn in as chief of the Glasgow Police Department on Aug. 20, at the regular city council meeting. Gault received the post after being unanimously confirmed by the city council and...

 

New Crosswalk Signs Intended to Make Students Safer

As students and parents headed back to Glasgow school on Aug. 29, they might have noticed a new addition on Scottie Pride Drive. In partnership with the city of Glasgow and the Valley County Health Department, crosswalk signs were installed over the...

 

Valley County Close to CRC Community Designation

After two and a half years of hard work, the Valley County Health Department is one application submission away from hopefully becoming the first county in Montana to receive a Cardiac Ready Community (CRC) designation from the state. In...

 

New Addition to GCCL Makes Building More Accessible for All

On Aug. 14, the Glasgow City-County library obtained a new addition to the building, a stairlift. According to library director Megan Haddix, this addition was a long-time coming in order to make the...

 

Disappointed About the Chickens

Dear Editor, I had hoped to read that the pro-chicken people would be crowing in victory but, alas, they were defeated, this time by negative clucking. This does seem like a strange outcome in a very rural, agriculturally-dependent community in The...

 

As I Perceived It

Dear Editor, The city council meeting was well attended for referendum 959-chickens in city limits. As you have read in the Courier and heard on KLTZ, the referendum failed 4-1 with one council member not in attendance. From what I’ve read and hear...

 

Back To School

School is the topic once again. Do you remember getting your school supplies for the school year? I have put a little thought into my past school years and cannot remember ever having a list of supplies for the first day, let alone for the year. Abou...

 

Why All The Negativity in Politics?

For the past few months, political campaign ads have been everywhere. It is absolutely astounding how much money has been and continues to be spent on these ads. Another part of the ads I find very disturbing is their negativity. So negative, in...

 

Unshelved: DVD Highlights Available at GCCL

The Glasgow City-County library has over 3,000 DVD titles in the collection ranging from popular series to documentaries. Newly added selections can be found on the new shelf near the front entrance of the library. The check-out limit for adult...

 

Glasgow Middle School Health Fair

On Wednesday, Sept. 5, Glasgow Middle School students are welcome to participate in the school heath fair, organized by third-year medical student Keenan Kuckler. Booths at the health fair will focus on health and wellness of the middle school... Full story

 

Small Business Opportunity

SCORE Organization invites Valley County community small business minds to meet at the Cottonwood Inn conference room Thursday, Sept. 6, and Friday, Sept. 7, at 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., for a free breakfast exchange. Learn the free business resources... Full story

 

USS Montana Committee to Visit

Bill Whitesitt, member of the USS Montana Commissioning Committee, will be presenting on the USS Montana Wednesday, Sept. 5, starting at noon at the Cottonwood Inn. The presentation will discuss the boat, including capabilities, construction and... Full story

 

Veteran Service Officers Coming

Judy Loendorf and/or Steve Mulonet, service officers for the Montana Veterans Affairs will be visiting the following locations and times to meet with veterans who are interested in applying for benefits. If you are interested in applying for...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open for visitors Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For special appointments or events, call 406-228-8692. Starting Sept. 1, new hours will be Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. WEDNESDAY – AUG.... Full story

 

The Big Harvest and All the Go, Go, Go

There hasn't been much gardening or cooking done this past week as we've gone after harvesting our yearly income. When the wheat is ready to combine, that's what we do, almost to the exclusion of all...

 

Almost Maine, Slices of Normalcy

Almost Maine is one of the most produced plays that no one seems to have heard of, myself included. So I sat down with Fort Peck Summer Theatre’s Artistic Director Andy Meyers to find out more. Much like last year’s Souvenir, the last production...

 

Prevent Fires and Stay Safe During Harvest Season

Harvest season is upon us with some farmers already done for the season while others still have weeks to go. For those farmers who feel they are behind and are rushing to stay on schedule or get caught up, the rush to get the crops harvested can not...

 

Marjorie Frances Beckman

Marjorie Frances (Haymond) Beckman, 92, of Bozeman, Mont., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at Spring Creek Inn Memory Care. Cremation has taken place at Franzen-Davis Crematory. A memorial... Full story

 

Shane Walter Kidder

Shane Walter Kidder, 51, passed away peacefully of pancreatic cancer on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018. He was surrounded in love by five of his siblings at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont.... Full story

 

Scottie Cross Country Kicks off Season in Williston

The Glasgow Scotties took a skeleton crew of sorts to the Williston cross country meet on Aug. 25. With several athletes unable to compete for a number of reasons, the team didn't run to its full...

 

Lustre Opens Volleyball Season in Culbertson

The Lustre Lady Lions were on the road for their first competition of the season Aug. 25, traveling to Culbertson for their invitational. The girls split their first six games with three wins and three losses, then fell to Bainville in tournament...

 

Lady Scotties Go 4-4-4 in Choteau

The Lady Scotties traveled to Choteau for their first competition of the season on Aug. 24 and 25. The squad divided the matches evenly with four wins, four losses and four splits. They also earned a...

 

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