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Strommen Pleads Not Guilty

Valley County Sheriff's Deputy Luke Strommen is charged with Felony Sexual Abuse of a Child according to court documents filed in District Court in Glasgow on Oct. 11. He appeared in front of...

 

Nemont Manor Comes Under New Ownership, Closes Food Services

Nemont Manor was recently sold by its former board of directors to Affiliated Developers Inc., a 501(c)3 based in Berkley, Mich. Over the summer, concerns were raised publicly about the acquisition in an open letter by James Rickley that some of the...

 

Gamas Running to Take JoP Seat

Christine Gamas is in the running to claim the Valley County Justice of the Peace seat in November's upcoming election. Gamas, who currently serves as the Clerk of Justice Court, is running against...

 

Vote Ruth Dowell

Dear Editor, To my friends, neighbors and former neighbors in this awesome community of Glasgow, Montana. I would like to solicit your vote for my friend, Ruth Dowell, for the position of Valley County Clerk and Recorder/Superintendent of Schools. As...

 

We Support Joe Horn for Valley County Sheriff

Dear Editor, The Sheriff election is probably the most important issue on the voting ballot this year for Valley County. Back in 2002, Glenn Meier ran for Sheriff. At that time, he said one of the biggest assets was the knowledge of the county roads...

 

Before You Vote for Sheriff

Dear Editor, If you were unable to go to the public forum put on by Joe Horn’s biological daughters, you can see what went on at the meeting by going to YouTube and type in “Horn Public Forum.” It was very informative. If you have young...

 

Rosendale Out of Touch with Eastern Montana

Dear Editor, Matt Rosendale has lived in eastern Montana for nearly two decades but over that time he still remains out of touch with eastern Montanans. During Rosendale’s 2014 campaign for the House of Representatives, he called for the transfer...

 

Support Ruth Dowell

Dear Editor, I am writing this letter on behalf of Ruth Dowell as she is currently running for the position of Valley County Clerk and Recorder. Ruth is familiar with our community and our county as she has lived here in the past and has family ties...

 

Vote Yes on I-185

To the Editor, I am writing this letter to urge Valley County voters to vote “YES” on Initiative 185. With the increased revenue generated by I-185, Montana’s children, seniors, chronically ill and disabled persons will all benefit. The...

 

Life is Full of Lessons to Learn

Last Saturday, Ellie, our seven-year-old granddaughter, watched me as I started crocheting a set of potholders. Seeing how intensely she was watching me, I asked her if she wanted to learn how to crochet. With a big smile, she enthusiastically shook...

 
 By Mike Lang    Opinion    October 17, 2018

Vote No on I-186

While in Helena at the legislature, I work to pass legislation that encourages good paying jobs and a clean environment. I know that you do not have to choose one over the other. I-186 is proposing to jeopardize those good paying jobs, and possibly...

 

Ag Expo Draws Crowd

The Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture's Northeast Montana Ag Expo drew a crowd of participants, businesses and vendors last Friday, Oct. 12. The event, which is coordinated by the...

 

Fort Peck Interpretive Center Fall Hours

Come celebrate National Fossil Day on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Fort Peck Interpretive Center. There are plenty of opportunities to get close to those creatures and their bones from 65 million years ago. The Fort Peck Interpretive Center remains... Full story

 

Gianforte Staff Holding Mobile Office Hours in Glasgow

Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte recently announced that Tayla Snapp, a member of his staff, will be conducting mobile office hours in Valley County on Wednesday, Oct. 24, starting at 2 p.m. Area residents are invited to visit with Snapp on an... Full story

 

VC Transportation Advisory Meeting

There will be a Valley County Transportation Advisory Committee meeting on Thursday, Nov. 1, starting at 2 p.m., at the Valley County Senior Citizen Center, 328 4th Street S. The general public and anyone interested in transportation in our county... Full story

 

American Legion Auxiliary #41 Meeting

The American Legion Auxiliary #41 will meet Thursday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m., at the Glasgow VFW. Hostess will be Adeline Mitchell. Mary Ann Riddick will have a report on the Auxiliary emergency fund, Rene Clampitt will report on Legislation and there... Full story

 

Glasgow Music Fall Concerts

The Glasgow Middle School Music Department will have their fall concert on Monday, Oct. 22, starting at 7 p.m., in the Glasgow High School auditorium. The groups featured will be the sixth-grade choir, the seventh/eighth-grade choir, the sixth-grade... Full story

 

Unshelved: Montana Talking Books Library

Did you know there is a reading program for Montana residents who cannot read standard print materials due to a blindness, reading disability, vision loss or physical limitation? Welcome to the Montana Talking Books Library (MTBL). Talking Books are...

 

Hinsdale FFA Member Selected to Compete Nationally

The Hinsdale FFA Chapter has been selected to compete for national recognition in the career development event Creed at the 90th National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis, Ind., Oct 25 through...

 

Family Reunions Are Always Great Ways to Catch Up After Years Have Passed

We have been away from home for the past week, traveling for a family reunion. My two younger sisters made the arrangements, and since they both live in southeastern Missouri, that's where we went....

 

Isabelle L. Broxson

Isabelle L. (Christinson) Broxson, 81, of Great Falls, Mont., passed away on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, of natural causes. Visitation will be held Friday, Oct. 19, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the Rose Room... Full story

 

Scottie Harriers Sweep in Harlem, Missoula Bound

The Scottie cross country team finished up their regular season of competition at the Harlem Invitational on Oct. 13. With a clean sweep of the meet for both the boys and girls, it was a nice way to...

 

21 Seconds, 3 Yards, 6 Points

The Scottie gridiron boys waited until the last seconds of their game vs. Baker to make the play of the night. The Oct. 12 contest held in Glasgow was stagnate for the majority of the night, with neit...

 

Lady Scots Win Two in a Row

The Lady Scotties are packing in a lot of wins at the end of their season. With wins against Malta and Harlem, they extended their overall record to 8-2 and their conference record to 6-2. The girls...

 

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