Articles from the November 22, 2017 edition

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Capitol Tree Bound for Washington

Area residents got a chance to check out the 79-feet-tall Christmas tree bound for the U.S. Capitol Mall. The tree's escort made a stop at the Valley Event Center in Glasgow on Nov. 17. Local, state,... Full story

 

Courthouse Square

Local man William Kratzer was arrested Nov. 14 west of Glasgow. According to County Attorney Dylan Jensen, Kratzer has been charged with felony strangulation of a partner or family member. He was released Nov. 16 on a $25,000 bond with court dates... Full story

 
 By Rod Karst    News    November 22, 2017

Festival of Trees

The 13th Annual Festival of Trees on Nov. 17 and 18, was a huge success! There were a record number of entries, 140 people were served at the Prime Rib dinner and more money was raised than ever at... Full story

 

Community Dinner Set for Thursday

The Senior Citizen’s Center in Glasgow is once again hosting the Valley County Thanksgiving Day dinner. Don’t be confused by the venue. This is a community dinner and all are invited. The time is set for Nov. 23, from noon to 2 p.m., at 328 4th... Full story

 

Montana Dept. of Transportation Scraps Grass Range Round-A-Bout

Montana Department of Transportation Director Mike Tooley announced on Nov. 16 that MDT is scrapping the Grass Range round-a-bout project. Bob Sivertsen, one of the leaders of the effort to stop the round-a-bout, was pleased. “The people really... Full story

 

Swanson Named Coordinator for Milk River Watershed Alliance

Sarah Swanson has recently been named Milk River Watershed Alliance’s new coordinator. She will be advocating for the health of the Milk River Watershed and the rehabilitation needs of the St. Mary facilities and diversion system. With deep roots... Full story

 
 By D.K. Holm    Opinion    November 22, 2017

Thanksgiving Movies

Thanksgiving is not a time for movies. It’s a day for football. And eating. Lots of eating. And getting together with family and friends, and then maybe watching some kind of variety show on the tube late at night. Yet the few Thanksgiving movies...

 

Wild West Revisted

While I was attending high school in Malta, two south county ranchers were shot to death in the men’s restroom of a local saloon. The wild, wild west was not of the past; it was in the here and now! During the same time frame, a north county...

 

Combat the Opiate Epidemic

According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the leading cause of accidental death in 2015 was drug overdose. The life toll from the drug epidemic has been consistently growing over the past couple of years with opiate addiction and...

 

Talking Tax Cuts, Inflation

When Congress cuts income taxes, they increase your inflation tax in secret. This is like taking money out of your left pocket rather than your right pocket. Either way, you pay. When it comes to taxes, ignore tax rates and focus on government...

 

Holiday Wishes

I think that this memory might be area specific, but do you remember when the three meals of the day were breakfast, dinner and supper? I have been made aware over the years that terminology can be very confusing. It seems the more acceptable terms...

 

Community Involvement Counts

The month of November is set aside for giving thanks, spending time with friends and family, and helping others. The Glasgow Police Department would like to take time this month to thank all of our local business owners and community members. There...

 

Theatre Endowment Update

The Fort Peck Fine Arts Council, a 501c3 organization, has been dedicated to the maintenance and preservation of the beautiful Fort Peck Theatre. To accomplish this goal, an Endowment Fund was created, and professionally managed through the Montana...

 

Four Games, Four Wins for 14U Lady Ice Dawgs

The 14U Ice Dawgs had a successful opening weekend in Kalispell Nov. 17-19. They played four games and earned four wins – three of them shut-outs for goalie Elizabeth Nyquist. The games were held... Full story

 

H. S. Hockey Defeats Gt. Falls

GEORGIE KULCZYK THE COURIER The high school Ice Dawg hockey team was in Great Falls for two games Nov. 18 and 19. The boys recorded two wins against the Americans, with one shut out for goalie Casey Mattfeldt. The pair of games began on Saturday... Full story

 

Squirts Claim Two Wins in Helena

GEORGIE KULCZYK THE COURIER The Squirt Ice Dawgs hit the road to Helena Nov. 18 and 19, and claimed two wins. While the first game against the Bighorns was a runaway for Glasgow (17-0), the second gam... Full story

 

Opheim Sports

Opheim played three games against Frontier on Nov. 13. Opheim co-ed jamboree lost 6-30 with Dylon Allestad scoring three points, Rylee Nelson scoring two points, and Charlie Kaasa scoring one point. Opheim junior high girls lost 24-25 with Carrie... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

THURSDAY – NOV. 23 – THANKSGIVING St. Marie Town Hall Office is closed. Valley County Courthouse is closed. Noon – 2 p.m. - 27th Annual Valley County Thanksgiving Day Dinner at Glasgow Senior Citizens’ Center. The meal is free and open to... Full story

 

Holiday Guide 2017

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