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Flood Recovery Begins

While the rains have stopped, the water is still flowing. The record-breaking rainfall isn't quite done causing damage as the waters as of Tuesday hadn't receded under flood levels. But the Milk... Full story

 

Drivers Beware Of Dangers On Secondary Roads

Bureau of Land Management offices along the Hi-Line are warning drivers to be cautious when traveling secondary roads en route to or on BLM-managed lands, due to damage caused by a recent multi-day rain event. Preliminary assessments by BLM...

 

Pipe Band Becomes Pipe Dream

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture will not be hosting the Saskatoon Police Pipes & Drums during the 2014 Glasgow Scottie Homecoming Festival weekend, the chamber announced.. “The band cancelled on...

 

City Council Pondering Just how To Cut Budget

The Glasgow City Council met for a special budget meeting in the last week to help wrap up their work sessions to finalize plans for the upcoming fiscal year. They looked at slashing the budget in several different departments. While some extras...

 

Dig It! Theatre Project Digging Begins

Aug. 31 was not only the the final performance of the 45th summer season at Fort Peck Theatre, but also the groundbreaking for a new costume and rehearsal building. Board members were joined by the...

 

Now That Month Was Wet

The month of August was much wetter than normal. In fact it was the wettest August on record, and the fifth wettest month of all time. This was mainly due to a very slow moving storm system that brought record rainfall to the region from the 21st...

 
 By Sue Dewey    Opinion    September 3, 2014

A Letter From England

Dear Editor: My name is Sue Dewey and I am an English person, living in England. I am writing to The Glasgow Courier in the hope that some of your readers might consider helping me with my interest in your history. For many years I have enjoyed... Full story

 
 By Bob Brown    Opinion    September 3, 2014

Russell's Priceless Legacy

The symbol that means Montana is the buffalo bulls head crafted by cowboy artist Charlie Russell. This year marks the sesquicentennial of Russell's birth. He would have been 150 on March 19. By all accounts, Charlie was as his adopted son Jack...

 

Ditch Proposed Water Rule

Here we go again. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing a new rule that would give the agency more control over waters of the United States. The farm industry is dead set against this change because the rule would give EPA more...

 

Waiting For Rockwell In The Mail

Do you remember the fine art of Norman Rockwell? Maybe you were among those who looked forward to receiving your copy of the Saturday Evening POST magazine each month, not only for the news it would bring but to enjoy the latest Norman Rockwell...

 

A 'Letter' From China

I have recently received a thank you letter from a Mr. Chong, address Beijing, China, and I would like to share same with my 10.567 readers. It starts: Dear Mr Vaupel, A lot of us here in China prescribe (their word, not mine) to the World Famous...

 

Ronald Selden

Ronald Selden, 58, of Glasgow, Mont., died on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, near Fort Peck Reservoir.  A memorial service and potluck meal will be held at the home of Frank and Janet Sucha, who are long...

 

Daniel C. Burns

Daniel C. Burns, 76, a longtime Fort Peck and Wolf Point resident, passed away at the Lewistown Infirmary on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.  He was born to Don C. “Bing” and Ann (Ihnat) Burns on Jan 14, 1938, and grew up in Fort Peck. He graduated...

 

Christina 'Chris' Davis

Christiana “Chris” (Reimer) Davis, 61, of Livingston, Mont., (wife of former Glasgow resident Dave Davis) passed away peacefully and very suddenly on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at her home.  Family received condolences and a viewing was held at...

 

John Douglas Garsjo

 John Douglas Garsjo, 57, of Mabank, Texas, passed away Monday, Aug. 11, in Tyler, Texas, from complications arising from a stroke.  As Montana always was "home" for John, a memorial service is...

 

Clifford William Kirkendall

Clifford William Kirkendall, 57, passed away at the Kalispell Regional Medical Center on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. He was born March 12,1957. There are no services at this time. Buffalo Hill Funeral Home and Crematory of Kalispell is caring for the...

 

Vera C. Odegard

 Vera C. (Hanson) Odegard, 84, passed away on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont., of congestive heart failure.  She was born on June 30, 1930,...

 

Lola Marie Wetsit

 Lola Marie Wetsit, 68, our beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.  A wake will be recited Friday, Sept. 5, at 7 p.m. at the...

 

Get Ready For Scottish Dance

Glasgow High School Scottie girls dance. The year was not listed, but their last names might be Hahlmer, Ness and Maag? They are in what is called a stag pose. This is a rather traditional pose that... Full story

 

Opener Goes To Football Scotties

Ready or not, here it comes. Zero-week, first game, a non-conference matchup that counts toward overall standing – Scotties head coach Greg Liebelt and his staff were anxious to see what their 2014... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    September 3, 2014

Glasgow XC: Girls, Boys Start Well

Scottie XC Nation has come to expect running excellence, and Week 1 of the 2014 season at the Poplar Invitational last Saturday showed that more could be in store. The four-time defending state champion GHS girls finished where you would expect....

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    September 3, 2014

Choteau A Learning Experience For GHS Volleyball

Glasgow's new-look 2014 Scottie spikers head to this weekend's Choteau Invitational with valuable experience gained at their season debut in the Choteau tourney. Coach Lori Dailey welcomes it. Her volleyball team is growing. “If you're a stat...

 

Wildfire Volleyball: Talent Shows Despite Youth

The younger version of the Saco-Hinsdale Wildfire made their appearance at the Malta Invitational last weekend and eventually lost out in bracket play to TriCity. They did take out Poplar along the...

 

That's The Spirit

The big homecoming football game for Glasgow against visiting Baker arrives Friday, Sept. 12. You know what the means at 1 Scottie Pride Drive. Monday through Friday leading up to the game is Glasgow High School Spirit Week. Here's your daily game... Full story

 

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