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Individuals Make Voices Heard During Only Public Meeting on Keystone's SEIS

As court cases continue to be heard and moved through the judicial system regarding the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, a public meeting, hosted by the U.S. Department of State, was held at the Billings Convention Center on Oct. 29. The...

 
 By Mark Good    Calendar    May 15, 2019

Wilderness Walks to Stop in V.C.

The Montana Wilderness Association Island Range Chapter is excited to announce the 2019 season of Wilderness Walks. This year, participants will be able to choose from 123 walks spanning the state... Full story

 

Ann Patterson Bishop:

The Wheatgrass Arts & Gallery (WAG) is expanding its horizons, its artist horizons, that is. A longtime friend of WAG owner Mary Fahlgren, Ann Patterson Bishop has agreed to show her extensively...

 

Legislature Gears Up After Transmittal Break

This week marked the first full week of committee hearings after the transmittal break. For the remainder of the legislative session the brunt of our work will focus on making sure bills we support continue to make it through the process. The excepti...

 

Does DNRC Co-Own Your Water Right?

Saturday, March 2, marked the official transmittal deadline and halfway point of the 66th Montana Legislature. While most farmers and ranchers across the state are busy digging out of the recent snow accumulation, legislators in Helena have been...

 

Clarence Tieszen

Clarence Tieszen passed away Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, at the age of 96, in the home of his nephew, Eldon Toews, where he had lived since 2010 after moving from his orchard farm in eastern Washington... Full story

 

Shutdown Impacted Local Agencies

After 35 days of being furloughed workers, members of the community who serve the public in government-funded agencies such as the National Weather Service, FBI, Bureau of Land Management, USDA Farm...

 

Partial Government Shutdown Makes History

The partial government shutdown is now officially the longest government shutdown in history, currently on day 24 as of press time, breaking the previous shutdown record of 21 days, which occurred at the end of 1995 through the beginning of 1996...

 

Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum will be open Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m to 4 p.m. They will be closed for the month of January. For further information or special arrangements call 406-263-7344. THURSDAY – DEC. 6 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Hinsdale First... Full story

 

Rosendale Out of Touch with Eastern Montana

Dear Editor, Matt Rosendale has lived in eastern Montana for nearly two decades but over that time he still remains out of touch with eastern Montanans. During Rosendale’s 2014 campaign for the House of Representatives, he called for the transfer...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 23, 2018

Zinke Talks DOI Restructure and Infrastructure with Locals

In an exclusive meeting with local farmers, ranchers and community leaders Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke talked about issues ranging from the restructuring of the Department of the Interior,...

 
 By Dennis Linghor    Opinion    May 23, 2018

Supporting APR

Dear Editor, I was a range management specialist for the Malta Bureau of Land Management (BLM) field office for over thirty years. After retiring in 2007, I was hired by the American Prairie Reserve (APR). As such, I’ve had considerable...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 16, 2018

Strong Show of Support for Law Enforcement Torch Run, Special Olympics Athletes

Local law enforcement officials, fire department crews and emergency medical technicians, along with area Special Olympic athletes, proudly carried the State Special Olympics Torch through Glasgow... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 9, 2018

Oil Well Rupture Spills 600 Barrels of Crude, 90K Barrels of Brine

On the morning of April 27, a farmer surveying cattle from the air discovered an oil spill approximately five miles west of the Frazer/Richland Road and East Grains Road Junction. The farmer reported... Full story

 
 By Chris Merker    Opinion    May 9, 2018

BLM Should Analyze Public Benefits of APR Proposal

Dear Editor, The Bureau of Land Management is currently looking to analyze a proposal from the American Prairie Reserve (APR). The agency has asked for a list of substantive issues to consider as part of their analysis of impacts of the Reserve’s...

 
 By Ron Stoneberg    Opinion    May 9, 2018

The BLM's Bias is Showing

I was very disturbed by the interview editor Etherington had with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) District Manager Mark Albers as reported in the April 25, 2018 Glasgow Courier. Mr. Albers, “clarified that nothing in the scoping period would...

 
 News    May 2, 2018

90,600 Barrels of Contaminant Spilled From Oil Well

A "substantial" oil spill occurred approximately 5 miles west of the Frazer/Richland Road, Lustre Grain East Road Junction. According to tribal sources, the spill was reported to the Tribes' Office... Full story

 

BLM District Manager Answers Questions on APR Request

The Bureau of Land Management North Central Montana District Manager Mark Albers, spoke to the Courier about American Prairie’s grazing. As has been reported in previous editions, the American Prairie Foundation Inc. is attempting to remove... Full story

 

BLM Hosts 'Scoping' Meeting on American Prairie Reserve Request to Remove Fencing

The Bureau of Land Management held a “scoping” meeting in Glasgow April 12 to ask for public comment on an environmental assessment being conducted by BLM. The assessment is on a permit request by the American Prairie Foundation Inc. (commonly... Full story

 
 By Jacobs    Opinion    April 18, 2018

Modification of APR Grazing Permits

Dear Editor, The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is asking for the public’s help in determining what it should analyze as it considers proposed changes to several grazing leases. American Prairie Reserve (APR) controls private properties tied to...

 

On BLM's Decision Making Process

I want to inform all of our readers that it is the intent of the Glasgow Courier to take the Bureau of Land Management to task over their decision making process for the American Prairie Reserve’s request to remove interior fencing and graze bison... Full story

 

Bentonite Mining Underway in Valley County

Millions of Americans need bentonite every day, but many don’t even know it. To supply that demand, bentonite mining started in Valley County on Nov. 13, on lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management Glasgow Field Office. According to BLM... Full story

 
 By Lih-An Yang    News    October 4, 2017

Soil Workshop This Wednesday

Remember to attend the soil health workshop Oct. 4 at 6 p.m. at the Pioneer Museum. Mark Henning and Terry Heck of NRCS—Miles City will be talking about how to manage soil and cropland/rangeland productivity during drought, with an eye towards... Full story

 

Charles Morgan Carlson

Charles Morgan Carlson, 81, passed away in Billings on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, from heart disease. A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2018, in Fort Peck, Mont. He was born at his parent’s house on May 4, 1936, in Mountain Ir... Full story

 
 By Sierra Holt    Opinion    August 2, 2017

Letter to the Editor

Editor's Note: The following letter arrived in my inbox on June 28. The delay was unintentional. I was struck by a paragraph in the Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Glasgow Courier (Pg. 2A A Regular Guy’s Money Problems). “With the Upper Missouri Breaks N...

 

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