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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...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 26, 2017

Lodgepole Complex Fire Continues to Rage

The Lodgepole Complex fire continues to devour range land, homes, and farms in Garfield and Petroleum Counties, approximately 52 miles northeast of Jordan. At press time, the fires had consumed more... Full story

 

Preventative Measures in Place at the Pines

With the continued dry conditions and lack of rain, the Fort Peck Pines Recreational Area is seeing an increase in local, state and federal firefighters being dispatched to remove the overabundance of vegetation. For the second year in a row,... Full story

 

Montana Counties Receive PILT Funding

On June 26, Senator Jon Tester announced 55 Montana counties, including Valley County, will receive $31.8 million in Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) for 2017. PILT payments help local governments carry out vital services such as firefighting and... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    May 10, 2017

Gianforte Talks Close Ties with Trump

Greg Gianforte came to town for a campaign event at Farm Equipment Sales on Hwy. 2 in Glasgow on May 8. Gianforte is the Republican candidate to fill Montana's at-large congressional district seat in... Full story

 

Open Letter to the Legislature

As the 65th MT Legislative Session opened for business last week, the usual calls for budget cuts were exceedingly shrill. What made matters worse this year was the loss of revenue due to the demise of the coal and oil and gas industries in Montana....

 

Zinke Accepts Nod to Oversee Interior

Rep. Ryan Zinke announced Dec. 15 that he has accepted the offer to serve as the incoming Secretary of the Interior. In remarks announcing Zinke’s nomination, President-elect Donald Trump praised the Montana native’s positions, ranging from... Full story

 

Letters to the Editor

On Sowing Notions I get the Glasgow Courier here in Casper, and I read your “Green Spaces in Rural Places” faithfully. I tried your pie crust (that didn’t need to be rolled out) made in the first apple pie recipe with crumb topping. It turned...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    September 28, 2016

Protecting the Pines

In an ongoing effort to curb fire hazards at the Pines Recreational Area members of the Pines Community Project, along with Long Run Fire Department Chief Bob Hanson, hosted a meeting on Sept. 27.... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 24, 2016

John Fahlgren, Candidate for County Commissioner

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with John Fahlgren, one of three candidates for Valley County Commissioner, to talk about his experiences, and to provide his opinion on certain key issues facing the county. Fahlgren held a position with... Full story

 

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