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Articles from the September 11, 2013 edition

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 By Samar Fay    News    September 11, 2013

5% Raises For Elected County Officials

The Valley County commissioners adopted the recommendation of the County Compensation Board on Tuesday and voted a 5 percent pay increase for elected county officials. The commissioners also raised the salaries of all non-elected county employees... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    September 11, 2013

Commissioners Get Their Man

Valley County’s new justice of the peace, James Wixson, was appointed by the county commissioners last Wednesday and sworn into office Monday by Clerk and Recorder Lynne Nyquist. He came to Glasgow...

 By Samar Fay    News    September 11, 2013

College Fair Draws More Than 300 To GHS

The annual College Fair held at Glasgow High School on Tuesday attracted more than 300 juniors and seniors from 10 high schools in northeastern Montana to learn about the opportunities for higher...


Scottie Homecoming 2013

The Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture will once again be hosting the Saskatoon Police Pipe Band during the 2013 Glasgow Scottie Homecoming Festival weekend. The band will be a part of...


City Board Seats Open

The city of Glasgow has a vacant seat on three boards, the Board of Adjustments, the Zoning Commission and the Glasgow Refuse Board. Each term is three years. The City Council will accept written applications until 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 30. The...

 By Samar Fay    News    September 11, 2013

Ruth Fossen Allman

Ruth Fossen Allman joined the exclusive centenarian club on Saturday, Aug. 31. She celebrated her 100th birthday with her family at her daughter’s house on Millionaire Mile in Fort Peck. She agreed...


Don't Even Think About Sending Troops To Syria

Seems maybe President Obama and others are under the mistaken impression that America has far more 18- to 24-year-olds than it needs. That age demographic seems to be the most popular for eliminating tens of thousands of America’s sons and... Full story



For quite a while now, I’ve been able to watch “old” television shows. Shows such as “My Little Margie,” “Dick Van Dyke,” “I Love Lucy,” and more. To me, these programs are just as funny as they were when I first saw them. They stil...


Dividing Farm Bill Not Very Nutritious

Recently the U.S. House of Representatives passed Farm Bill legislation that removed the nutrition component that provides food for children, seniors, the disabled and others in need. If your intention were to eliminate or drastically reduce food...


Glasgow Hosts Baseball Tournament The Right Way

Dear Editor: Take a wonderful baseball facility, add energetic and capable tournament directors Lih-An Yang and Curt Shipman, throw in league leader Stacie Rhoads, and what do you get? An exceptional state tournament for age 10-and-under Cal Ripken... Full story


Leave The Syrians Alone

Dear Editor: In regard to the Syria gas attack, it may have done some good to bomb them immediately. But now, after days of warning, those responsible would all crawl in their holes to protect themselves. Then, after we have killed many innocent... Full story


Our 'Place That Started Out As Heaven'

Dear Editor: We have recently gone through a bitter conflict and unpleasant reactions to efforts to preserve native, beautifully pristine lands along the upper Milk River in north Montana. A century ago, our most famous historic figure in Montana...


Skeg 'Andy' Harlow Anderson

Skeg “Andy” Harlow Anderson, 49, of Sterling, Alaska, died in his sleep Saturday night, Sept. 7, 2013. Graveside services will be held in the future at the Scobey Cemetery. He was born to William...


Clara Evelyn Louise Dazell

Clara Evelyn Louise Dazell, 100, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 12, at 2 p.m. at the Bell Chapel...


Fern Whittle

Fern Amber Whittle, 91, died on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 14, at 11 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church in Glasgow. Interment has taken place at... Full story


Off To A Great Start

The Glasgow Scotties crushed Glendive 47-14 at Scottie field on Friday, Sept. 6, in the first game of the season. The Scotties played great football on both sides of the line throughout the entire... Full story


Fast Farms Wins FMDH Golf Tourney

Despite the high temperatures on Sunday, August 25, 24 teams came out to support a great cause and get their daily dose of iron during the 15th Annual FMDH Foundation Open Golf Tournament. Each of...


Scottie Cross Country Faces Tough Opponents At Billings

The Scotties girls and boys cross country teams finished in third and 14th place, respectively, at the Billings Invitational on Friday, Sept. 6. The girls earned an impressive third place with 112 points behind two AA teams, Billings West (70) and Bi...


Scottie Volleyball Takes Third At Chinook

The Scotties volleyball team came home from the two-day Chinook Invitational with a third-place finish after winning the consolation finals over Simms, 2-0. Shelby took the trophy home after defeating Cut Bank, 25-23, 25-24. The Scotties had a hard t...


FWP Veteran Tom Flowers New Region 6 Supervisor

Tom Flowers, a 25-year veteran of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, has been named as the agency’s new Region 6 supervisor. In his new position, Flowers, 54, will supervise about 40 full-time employees in an administrative area that spans from the...


Hinsdale/Saco Wildfire Collars Bulldogs

After having fought the last five miles or so of road destruction coming into Culbertson, the Hinsdale/Saco (H/S) contingent finally reached the home of the Bainville Bulldogs and got settled in for an afternoon/evening of very fine and entertaining...


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