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Articles from the January 21, 2015 edition

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Fort Peck Tribes OK Prescription Pot

It was a bit of news that caught statewide attention last week. The Fort Peck Journal covered the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribal Council decision to legalize medical marijuana during their... Full story


Trent Setter Award Goes To Box L Farmer Rob Davis

"It was kind of a surprise," Rob Davis said at the New Trends in Ag conference at the Cottonwood Inn on Jan. 14. He was awarded the Del Strommen Trend Setter Award by the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce...


The Librarian Is In: Megan Haddix

She's finally getting comfortable in her chair. The library got an overhaul this summer, with new windows, carpet, paint and shelves for the children's section; it's starting to look a little more up...


All Eyes On Glendive And Pipeline Oil Spill

All eyes are on Eastern Montana as an oil spill has taken to national headlines. The Bridger Pipeline LLC running along the Yellowstone River experienced a broken pipeline that spilled oil into the river, just seven miles upstream from Glendive. The...


AmTrak Getting Back On Track

It's been a rough year for being on time. Amtrak has struggled to keep on schedule, but Amtrak spokesperson Marc Magliari explained that BNSF has helped them get back on track with their investments into improvements. The Empire Builder is going back...


Glasgow Levee Panel Making Progress

It's been a few years in the making, and it could be a few more years until a final plan is complete. The Glasgow Levee Committee has been working over the last year on creating a System-Wide Improvement Program (SWIF) policy that will help address...


Pot Problems

Opinions are like shoes. Everyone has got them. Not all of them fit and each person has an acquired taste and comfort zone. When it comes to marijuana and legalization, there's no difference. You'll find a whole array of opinions, from the adamant ag... Full story


It's Going To Get Fast & Furious

Hello to everyone in my massive BIG Senate district that goes from the North Dakota border to north of Hingham. I have 285 miles of the 545 miles of the U.S./Canadian border, and it equates to 52 percent of the border. We are now at the start of the...



Victory. It doesn't always have to be a huge one. In the case of people working to overcome serious health issues, the little victories can be and often are the sweetest. For almost five months, I was unable to turn over on my left side in bed at...

 By Bob Brown    Opinion    January 21, 2015

Building Montana: The Opportunity Is Here

As many as 2,000 temporary high-paying blue-collar jobs will be created in Montana if the U.S. government approves the much publicized Keystone XL pipeline. More than twice as many similar private-sector construction jobs, however, will result from...


Glenn Leo Mason

Glenn L. Mason, 82, of Glasgow, Mont., died at Valley View Home in Glasgow of natural causes on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. No funeral services are pending. He was born on Dec. 22, 1932, in Souris, N.D.,...


Muriel 'Myrt' Jeneve Hazel Granrud

Muriel "Myrt" Jeneve Hazel (Nygaard) Granrud, a former resident of Opheim, passed away of natural causes at age 88 on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Post Falls, Idaho. A memorial service will be held in...


Scott Terence Kirkland

Scott Terence Kirkland, 40, was taken from his friends and family very tragically on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. A Celebration of Life will be held from 7-10 p.m., with words of remembrance at 8 p.m., at...


Gene Alan Morehouse

Gene Alan Morehouse, 81, passed away from natural causes on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, at the Miles City Veterans' Nursing Home in Miles City, Mont. No funeral services are pending. Interment will be...


Velva Jeanne Sharp

Velva Jeanne (Keough) Sharp, 69, passed away from natural causes on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at the Billings Clinic in Billings, Mont. No funeral services are pending. She was born on Aug. 29, 1945, in Glasgow, the daughter of Clarence and Bernice...


KLTZ Still 1240

This photo is of Bud McLachlan and Don Ewing. McLachlan started working for KLTZ in 1957 at a satellite studio in Wolf Point. He was transferred to Glasgow in 1958, became a partner with Bill Holter... Full story

 By Jim Orr    Sports    January 21, 2015

When The Going Gets Tough

The boys basketball Scotties are an undefeated, motivated and balanced unit with only one goal, and all G-Town fans know exactly what it is. The goal is not is to be MaxPreps' top ranked Class B team... Full story

 By Jim Orr    Sports    January 21, 2015

Scottie Up! Wrestlers Move On After The Cowboy

Scottie up! After last weekend's rugged Cowboy Invitational at Miles City, Glasgow's wrestling team heads west this weekend. The Chinook Mixer comes Friday and the Harlem Invitational on Saturday. The...


Rifle Pistol Club Sets Dates For 2015 Matches

The Valley County Rifle Pistol Club (VCRPC) just finished another very good year. The club hosted 14 matches in 2014, such as .22 LR, Muzzleloader rifle, Military rifle, Benchrest rifle, Levergun matches. The VCRPC has set the dates for the 2015...

 By Jim Orr    Sports    January 21, 2015

Two More Firsts For S&D Before Divisional

It's on to Divisional for Scottie S&D, which put on a show one more time in the regular season at the Chinook meet. The team won a couple of firsts among its several awards. “It turned out to be a really good competitive meet in Chinook,... Full story

 By Jim Orr    Sports    January 21, 2015

Three-Game Win Streak Ends For Scottie Girls

A three-game win streak helped lift the girls basketball Scotties (3-2, 4-6) into third place in District 2B, but the run ended last Saturday in Wolf Point. The second place Lady Wolves (4-1, 7-2)...


Extension Magazine All About Living In Rural Montana

"Big Sky Small Acres: Rural Living in Montana," a magazine produced by Montana State University Extension for busy landowners and backyard enthusiasts, is now available for free online. The magazine, which has been in circulation since 2008,...


Hinsdale Beats Scobey, Frazer, Stays On Top In 3C

Their perfect conference record on the line, the Hinsdale Raider boys took to the court to maintain their perfecto against the Scobey Spartans. Must have been a slow night for the Scobey girls because I saw Erin Wahl and several of the Spartan girls...



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Great Scot!

Great Scot!, a quarterly publication of Glasgow School District, is available in the full PDF version of this week's Courier. It starts on page 17.... Full story


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