Articles from the November 8, 2017 edition

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New Graduated Driver's License Program

You may notice the driver education car rolling the streets of Glasgow these days. In one month’s time, a fresh crop of drivers will be completing their trainings. In 2006, the current Graduated Driver’s License Program went into effect. This... Full story

 By James Walling    News    November 8, 2017

Courthouse Square Happenings

Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle confirms that jail numbers are on the rise. The number of inmates rose from 13 to 41 this week, mainly due to transfers from Yellowstone, Missoula and Ravalli counties. County Planner Rene Clampitt has Valley... Full story

 By Megan Haddix    News    November 8, 2017

Library Will Be Closed for Renovations

The Glasgow City-County Library will be closed Nov. 13-14 so the facility can undergo a much-needed carpeting makeover. The library will be closed at a minimum of these two days. However, the project will be ongoing upon reopening. In order to... Full story


Garsjos are Big Winners at the Foundation's Diamond Affair

It was a full house at the FMDH Foundation's annual event held Nov. 4, at the Cottonwood Inn. Board President Shelly George welcomed everyone for coming out, and discussed how important the... Full story

 By James Walling    News    November 8, 2017

Slick Roads Make for Dicey Driving

Kaitlin Cusker had a close call on Highway 2 at Nashua on Nov. 4. Snow and ice combined to make a routine southbound turn a genuine cause for alarm for the local rancher. Instead of completing the... Full story


Harvest Festival to Purchase Presents for Residents

Valley View Home held their annual harvest festival on Nov. 3. Dudley and the Deadbeats provided music and much entertainment to not only residents but also to the community who came out and enjoyed... Full story

 By James Walling    News    November 8, 2017

Veterans Day Program

The program for Veterans Day begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Glasgow Civic Center on Saturday, Nov. 11. The speaker will be Paul Kanning, an American veteran and rancher from Flaxville, Mont. Volunteers from Glasgow High School will be serving breakfast... Full story



Following the scandalous sanctioning of the GHS volleyball team by MHSA (see MHSA Sanctions GHS Volleyball Program), it has become clear to me that sportsmanship – even at the highest level of competition – is declining. Specifically, it seems th...


Times Will Change

How many of you think of all the wonderful conveniences our present day vehicles provide us? The other day I had the opportunity (or necessity) to drive my older model pickup to work. Oh my, no heated seats or steering wheel, no back-up camera or pho...


Acceptance Isn't Resignation

An actor being interviewed about his medical diagnosis stated, “Acceptance isn’t resignation.” He was so right. When I was told in January 2010 I had a blood clot in my arm and could lose a finger because of it, my first feeling was one of fear...


On the Road, At Home

I know it. Most Montanans know it. At its core, the strength of Montana’s economy and our way of life relies on the power of a strong public education system. Nowhere is that more clear than on a road trip in Montana. Here is my most recent road...


Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – NOV. 8 7 p.m. - Long-term care ombudsman Glenna Chapman presents “Navigating the Uncharted Journey” at the Valley County Senior Citizen Center. THURSDAY - NOV. 9 9:30 a.m. - The Nashua Community is invited to the Ladies’ Coffee... Full story


Mary Ann Squires

Mary Ann Squires, 62, of Scobey, Mont., formerly of Nashua and Glasgow, passed away Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, in Scobey at Daniels Memorial Nursing Home, where she had lived since 2006. She was born... Full story


Elai A. Erickson

Elai A. Erickson Jr., 63, passed away Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at the Ray Hickey Hospice in Vancouver, Wash., after a short illness. At his request, there will be no services. Cremation has taken... Full story

 By Lori Dailey    Sports    November 8, 2017

The End of the Road

The volleyball season has come to an end and brought with it the usual range of conflicting emotions, but the prevailing feeling must actually be one of accomplishment. Even though we said goodbye... Full story


Lady Mavericks Finish Season at Eastern C Divisional Tourney

Fairview def. Saco-Whitewater-Hinsdale 25-19, 25-20, 25-18 Fairview: Kills: 16 (Torrie Hurley 8) Assists: 38 (Jae Kloker 22) Aces: 9 (Kloker 5) Digs: 42 (Bailee Vitt 9) Blocks: 3 (N/A).... Full story


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