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Articles from the September 2, 2015 edition

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Area Youth Tours Europe, Represents Glasgow

According to Glasgow High School band director Brad Persinger, there's probably nothing better than traveling to Europe and playing music. Although he's never made a trip like that himself, Persinger...

 

Glasgow Educator Offers Online Arts Course

Glasgow resident Cathryn Sugg will be teaching an online studio art course through Fort Peck Community College beginning this Fall Semester. The course, ARTZ 211, is designed to teach fundamental...

 

Probing the Project: Part II

As promised, we've put the first of many questions from respected area residents about bison release and grasslands restoration efforts to the American Prairie Reserve. This week's questions come...

 

The Last Word

The Courier contacted local rancher and Wittmayer Grazing Association president Leonard Swenson early on Sept. 1 to see how he felt about the responses provided by American Prairie Reserve representatives to questions posed in Part II of our series,...

 

Law Enforcement

Sheriff’s Department The Valley County Sheriff’s office has joined other law enforcement agencies across the state in the Department of Transportation’s “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. According to a January 2015 study published...

 

It's Back-To-School on Sept. 1

It's the first day of school at the brand new Irle Elementary School for students and teachers alike. Abby Bell is in third grade, Emily Bell in second, and Grandma Mrs. Bell is still in... Full story

 

Reading into Rhetoric

I was disappointed in the Aug. 14, 2015 Great Falls Tribune article, “Restoring buffalo is an act of healing” by the National Wildlife Federation. The article claims that “[Original Americans’] lives centered on a close relationship with buff...

 

Letters to the Editor

“Hi-Line Heart and Soul” The recent articles by James Walling and Mark Herbert raise important questions about how our way of life and our heritage will be impacted by the American Prairie Reserve’s (APR) desire to turn Montana’s Hi Line...

 

Less is More, More or Less

Thanks for listening is being brought to you this evening via wireless radio. I remember my grandmother actually using fire to cook meals. She used a wood stove and made some of the tastiest meals known to man (except when she served mutton of...

 

Looking with Hearts

Every once in a while we are surprised at what happens in this journey called Life. Our day-to-day existence often becomes rather routine, but occasionally our lives receive a bit of a jolt to remind us how good life really can be. Several weeks ago...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events In Our Area

WEDNESDAY – SEPT. 2 The Glasgow Driver Examiner Office is open every Monday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. & every 1st, 2nd and 3rd Tuesday of the month from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Closed from 12 noon – 1 p.m. for lunch. Call... Full story

 

Clara Ann Rasmusan

Clara Ann (Pehan) Rasmusan, 71, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, with family by her side in Glasgow, Mont. She was born the third of ten children to Anthony and Leonie Pehan on March 20, 1944,...

 

Arlo 'Bill' William Westby

On Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, Arlo "Bill" William Westby passed away at Valley View Home in Glasgow, Mont., at the age of 82. He was born Dec. 15, 1932, in Opheim, Mont., the son of Adolph and Mabel...

 

Payday

Workers at the Fort Peck Dam show off their first paychecks in a photo dated April 7, 1934.... Full story

 

Heavey Gallery to Host Reception for Amy Nelson

Amy Nelson, photographer, GHS senior, and photo intern extraordinaire here at the Courier was first introduced to the community in the July 29 edition of the Glasgow Courier. This Friday, she will be...

 

Green Spaces in Rural Places

I grew up as a military dependent, known to many as a brat. We brats embrace the term, not as a slur, but as a mark of distinction. We recognize in each other a shared lifestyle, foreign to most...

 

Film Shorts: Valley Cinemas and Beyond

Get ready, home viewers, because as the colder nights are looming, Netflix is about to lose thousands of its most popular movies. Two of the top causalities are The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Transformers: Age of Extinction. This radical...

 

Scotties Drop Season Opener vs Visiting Colstrip

Saturday night's season-opening tilt between Glasgow and their Class B rivals, the Colstrip Colts, awoke a youthful Scotties squad to the rigors of varsity competition; the visitors squelched their...

 

Volleyball Battles, Falls in Choteau

In a nutshell, the GHS volleyball team had a fantastic tournament over in Choteau this past weekend. This tournament is a great opener because each team is guaranteed 12 matches in two days, often...

 

Cross Country Winds Its Way Through Glendive Meet

Both the boys' and girls' cross country squads braved the smoky atmosphere Friday afternoon at the Glendive Invitational en route to respective second and fourth-place finishes. The girls, having...

 

Despite Smog, Doggie Dash a Barking Success

The weekend fun and furry race consisted of two events -- a 5k and a one-mile sprint. Top finishers: 5k Joe Tucker Chase McAllister Jackie Miers 1 Mile Jackson Bishop Gage Anderson Tristen Powell A... Full story

 

Apprentice Hunter Rule Approved

Montana's Fish & Wildlife Commission approved a new rule this week that clears the way for the state's "apprentice hunter" law to take effect. The law, enacted earlier this year by the state...

 

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