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Experimental Plane Stops in St. Marie

Quite a few of our residents had noticed St. Marie had a visitor most recently from Boeing Aircraft Co. The dark gray plane that was here for a few days was a Boeing KC-46 Tanker and was recently...

 

Classifieds

Classifieds for the week of Dec. 9, 2015...  Website

 

Donations Top Last Year's Haul

The 2015 Block of Bucks saw a total sum of $31,021 collected (including $2,488 held over from 2014), exceeding the previous amount collected by approximately $1,000. Donations and discounts from the...

 

Law Enforcement Brief

Scam telephone calls are typical this time of year. Callers purporting to be from Dish Network or the IRS have been reported to the Sheriff’s Department recently. While these calls are becoming a fact of life, law enforcement at all levels, local... Full story

 
 By Lori Ryan    News    December 9, 2015

MDT Seeks Comments on HWY 24 Bridge Replacement

Opheim - The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would like to notify the public and seek comments on a proposal to replace the bridge over the Middle Fork of Porcupine Creek on Montana Highway 24 about 11 miles south of Opheim at reference...

 
 By JANET EIDSON    News    December 9, 2015

Doing It the Dewey Way

If you have ever entered a library needing a book on a specific subject, you have used either the Dewey Decimal System or the Library of Congress Classification System. As part of our annual...

 
 By James Walling    News    December 9, 2015

Murnion Applies for Vacant Judicial Position

In November, the Judicial Nomination Commission began accepting applications for the position of district court judge for the 16th Judicial District to fill the seat to be vacated by Judge George Huss, effective Jan. 1, 2016. Valley County Attorney...

 

Please Stay Safe This Holiday Season

The holiday season should be filled with joy and laughter with family and friends. However, that fun is often filled with underage drinking, which can lead to tragedy. Every year there are families in Montana whose holiday seasons are filled with...

 

Take Your Corners

We’re taking a break from the recent back-and-forthery on the subjects of gender and race this week. To be fair, Tess Fahlgren and the Courier’s Georgie Kulczyk and Lih-AnYang have had their say in response to Virgil Vaupel’s comments of Nov....

 

Donating to Medical Research

The last while I’ve been coming across stories on the internet about new medicines being approved as well as some that are on the verge of approval by the Federal Drug Administration. One of them is now in the clinical trial stage and is expected...

 

Rubber Soul

That last little rain we had made me think about digging out my overshoes, and then I remembered, my overshoes are pretty much like everyone else’s today, either irrigation boots or Muck boots. Do you remember when we all wore rubber overshoes? As...

 

So This Is Xmas

Early this morning, as I was scrolling through Facebook, I noticed a friend had tagged another friend with photo of a billboard. The message on that billboard read, “The X belongs in Texas. Christ belongs in Christmas.” I innocently commented...

 

Why Is China So Fearful?

Miss World Canada Anastasia Lin returned home to cheers and camera flashes after spending a week in Hong Kong, where she garnered international attention of major media for her attempt, ultimately unsuccessful, to attend the Miss World Finals in Sany...

 
 By Ryan Zinke    Opinion    December 9, 2015

Don't Make LWCF Another Broken Promise

Before Thanksgiving we had a hearing in the House Natural Resources Committee about the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). When talking with my colleagues from all over the country about LWCF, I ask them to imagine America without iconic...

 

Get Covered, Rural America

I love living and working in rural Montana. The open spaces, the feeling of community, and the strong agricultural heritage and values are just three of the many reasons that make me happy to call my rural community, home. And during this weeks...

 

Arlene J. Halverson

Arlene J. (Erickson) Halverson, 85, passed away Thursday, Nov. 17, 2015, in Billings, Mont. She was the first of 11 children, and was born on Feb. 11, 1930, to Arlie and Ione Erickson in Williston,...

 

Mary Ann Ketchum

Mary Ann (Gable) Ketchum, age 84, passed away Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, in Richland, Wash. She was born in July, 1931, to William and Grace (Lentz) Gable in Noonan, N.D. She grew up in North Dakota as...

 

Ronald G. Gore

On Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, Ronald G. Gore, 81, slipped into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior at Riverstone Hospice House in Billings, Mont. A celebration of life is tentatively planned for...

 

Scrappy Scotties Quiet Glendive Crowd

The Glasgow Scottie girls basketball team spent more time on the road this weekend than they did on the hardwood. Traveling to Glendive and Roundup for their first games of the season, the Lady...

 

Scotty Wrestlers Face Tough Competition In Sidney

The Glasgow Scotty Wrestlers traveled to Sidney last weekend for the Sidney Invitational and ended up placing 15th overall. "Barring injuries, it was about what we expected," said head coach Jory...

 

First on the Last Day

Tristin Vandall, 13, hunted his very first elk on the last day of the big game season on Nov. 29. His father, Troy, took him hunting at least one day every weekend of the season, including the youth... Full story

 

Trio of Games Earns Trio of Hat Tricks for the U19 Lady Dawgs

The U14 girls and the U19 girls headed across the border this past weekend for a busy two days on the ice. The U19 girls have a roster heavy with solid experienced players. Each skater seemingly has a hand in the success of the game, and it shows....

 
 By Lih-An Yang    Sports    December 9, 2015

Scotties Drop Two in Opening Weekend

A slow first quarter let the games get away, and the Scottie boys find themselves 0-2 after the season debut on the road. The Scotties lost to Dawson County and Roundup with the same score in both...

 

Opheim Represented in Special Olympics

Donnie Bailey and Steve Fauth took part in the Special Olympics Bowling event in Billings on Sunday, Dec. 6. The young men bowled two singles games each and then bowled four games of...

 

District Champs, 1922

Glasgow High School crowned District Champions, circa 1922.... Full story

 

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