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City Council Votes to Increase Taxes

The Glasgow City Council voted in two separate meetings to increase tax assessments for city residents. At the Sept. 4 meeting, the council approved an increase in the number of mills to be assessed by the city in fiscal year (FY) 2018 to 2019. At... Full story

 

Letters to the Editor

Editor's Note: The following is a letter sent to the Army Corps of Engineers from Congressman Greg Gianforte. This is being reproduced here as it was alluded to in an article involving a similar letter sent by Jon Tester's office to the Corps...

 

To the Volunteers of the Glasgow Fire Department

Dear Editor, I would like to thank the Glasgow Volunteer Fire Department, Valley County Long Run Fire Department, Valley County Sheriff’s Office, and Glasgow Police Department for their immediate response in addressing the gas leak on Glasgow’s...

 

Gianforte Talks Issues with Local Leaders

In front of a rare sirloin steak (“It can’t be too rare” according to the Congressman) and a bottle of domestic beer, the U.S. Representative for Montana Greg Gianforte talked through key issues and policy priorities with local leaders that...

 

Tester Urges Army CoE to Work with City on Glasgow Flood Levee

U.S. Senator Jon Tester is pushing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to take an active role to help return Glasgow’s flood levee back to active status. In a letter sent to Chief Engineer for the Army Corps of Engineers Lt. General Todd T. Semonite...

 

Profile: New GPD Chief Brien Gault

Brien Gault was sworn in as chief of the Glasgow Police Department on Aug. 20, at the regular city council meeting. Gault received the post after being unanimously confirmed by the city council and...

 

Meet the Face Behind the City's Ordinance to Allow Chickens

With the city of Glasgow's ordinance to allow chickens set for the first reading next Monday, Aug. 20, the Courier sat down with the person behind the push to end the prohibition on the birds in...

 
 By Bruce Petersen    News    May 9, 2018

Mental Health Wellness Walk Approaches

Local mental health wellness advocates are invited to be a part of the very first Valley County Mental Health Awareness Walk, which will take place in Glasgow on Saturday, May 12, at 10 a.m.... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 2, 2018

Glasgow Offers Curb, Sidewalk and Gutter Improvement Program

The City of Glasgow is seeking applicants for the city’s Sidewalk, Curb and Gutter program. According to Glasgow Mayor Becky Erickson, the program is to assist homeowners in beautifying their curbs, sidewalks and gutters, without having to... Full story

 

Glasgow Rated Fourth Safest City in Montana

After reviewing 2016 FBI crime report statistics and population data, SafeWise, a safety and security system reviewer company, recently identified Glasgow as the fourth safest city in Montana. In the report, Glasgow, with a population of 3,442 at the... Full story

 

To the Residents of Glasgow

I would like to share with you some of the City of Glasgow’s accomplishments that took place in 2017 and what our goals are for 2018. I will be updating you on different subjects and projects, and our progress via Glasgow Courier, City of Glasgow...

 

Glasgow Snow Removal Plan

The City Council would like to ensure the community that we have a snow removal plan in place that tries to encompass all scenarios and flexibility as possible while addressing the needs of the public. In dealing with the recent 15-inch snow event,...

 
 By James Walling    News    January 10, 2018

Glasgow City Council Denies Pet Rescue Permit

In a vote of four to one, the Glasgow City Council has voted to deny Cindy Ramsbacher’s application for a permit to operate a pet rescue at her home address within city limits. A well-organized group of opponents, made up of area homeowners, made... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    July 5, 2017

Ezzie's Wholesale Wins Large Employer Award, Cuts Ribbon

The Glasgow Job Service Employers' Committee board (JSEC) has selected Ezzie's Wholesale, Inc. as it's Outstanding Large Employer. In a press release, the board says it was convinced based on the... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    April 26, 2017

Two Rivers Organizes Community Spring Cleaning

Two Rivers Economic Growth has organized a community beautification project dubbed Valley County Clean Sweep. The event calls upon local businesses and citizens to aid in efforts to spring clean our communities in the county. T&R Trucking was tapped... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    April 26, 2017

Job Service to Close June 30

Representatives for the Montana Department of Labor & Industry confirmed Monday that the Job Service Glasgow office will be closing its doors due to lack of funding. The decision will take effect on June 30. Communications Director Jake Troyer told... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    February 22, 2017

Law Enforcement Brief

An appearance is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 23 in Valley County District Court for Donald Jay Witkowski, who will make his initial appearance in court on charges related to the death of Glasgow’s Evelynn Garcia. Witkowski is expected to enter a... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    February 15, 2017

Residents at Roosevelt Hotel Relocated

On Feb. 10, the Glasgow Police Department responded to a complaint from a resident at the Roosevelt Hotel regarding water coming in from the ceiling. Responding Officer Trent Gamas observed water leaking from the ceiling on the third floor and... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    December 14, 2016

County Commissioners: In Brief

During their regular session held on Dec. 7, Valley County Commissioners met with Mayor Becky Erickson and Director of Public Works Robert Kompel. The county commissioners passed a motion to accept a... Full story

 

Glasgow Awarded Small System Award

Mayor Becky Erickson is proud to announce that the City of Glasgow was awarded the Montana Water Environment Association 2016 Small System Award. The MWEA selects a small community wastewater facility that is exceptionally well run and maintained to... Full story

 

Mayor Speaks on City Issues

Editorial note: Due to a printing error on Oct. 19, the Courier is rerunning the following article with updated content. Mayor Becky Erickson and Director of Public Works Rob Kompel sat down with the Courier to discuss the city’s success in... Full story

 

Mayor Speaks on City Issues

Mayor Becky Erickson and Director of Public Works Rob Kompel sat down with the Courier to discuss the city’s success in soliciting grants, raising money for the recent fire truck purchase, handling the declared state of emergency, the final stage... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

THURSDAY – OCT. 20 7 p.m. - American Legion Auxiliary #41 meets at the VFW Hall in Glasgow. SATURDAY – OCT. 22 The annual FMDH Foundation Dinner at the Cottonwood Inn. A no-host social begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner to follow at 6. Dinner... Full story

 

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