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A Night in the Life

It started off as more of a curiosity than a real question. What does a small town cop do all day? What are their goals and how do they perceive their role in the community? Many of those questions I...

 

Fatal Crash Determined to Be Alcohol Related

Valley County Sheriff Tom Boyer has informed the Glasgow Courier that a July 30, 2019 fatal crash was the result of impaired driving. According to Boyer, sometime in the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 30, 46-year-old Adam Nees drove his SUV...

 

Young Looks to City Council

Long-time Glasgow resident and County Road Department Supervisor Todd Young is running for the open Ward 1 seat on the Glasgow City Council against the current sitting councilwoman Nanci Schoenfelder....

 

Schoenfelder Looks To Keep Seat

Glasgow resident and current city council member Nanci Schoenfelder is currently in the running to keep her city council seat for Ward One against Glasgow resident and County Road Department...

 

Combatting Addiction Must Remain Top Priority

Dear Editor, Two and a half years ago, Attorney General Tim Fox and I stood on the steps of the state capitol with other lawmakers announcing a major long-term initiative to address the impacts of...

 

Valley County Crash Comes on Heels of Deadly Four Days in NE MT

A single vehicle rollover occurred on the evening of Monday, Aug. 19, in northern Valley County. According to reports from the Montana Highway Patrol, the driver was traveling on Highway 24 near mile marker 12 when they drifted off the road. Sgt. Jef...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., through Aug. 31. For further information or special arrangements call 406-263-7344. Fort Peck Interpretive Center is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through the end of... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 22, 2019

A Constant Reminder

Constant reminders to not text and drive, to arrive alive, to be safe and to not risk your life or others were strewn across downtown sidewalks, on t-shirts and signs, and present in grim displays of...

 

Helping Feed Cows Leads to Fast Response by V.C. S&R

When Josh Thompson received the call that two kayakers were in need of help on the Milk River on March 31, they were in luck. The Search and Rescue airboat was already staged and in place to serve a very different mission. The crew was supposed to...

 

Legislative Report

Dear Editor, This was a busy week in the legislature. Both the House and Senate acted on large pieces of legislation. As we move toward the end of the 66th legislature, the budget is moving along. I...

 

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...

 

Terrance Michael Grady

Terrance Michael Grady, age 71, a life-long resident of Valley County, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. Services will be held at St. Alberts Catholic Church in Hinsdale, Mont., on Monday, March... Full story

 

Statement From Bob Connors on the Feb. 15 Bus Drop Off in St. Marie

The following is a statement from the Superintendant of Glasgow Public Schools Bob Connors on the recent drop off of students in St. Marie last Friday. Details about that Story can be found in Saint Matie News in section C of this edition of the...

 

City Votes to Move Jurisdiction Ordinance Forward

In an unanimous decision, the Glasgow City Council voted to advance Ordinance No. 960 to extend the Glasgow Police Department’s arrest authority out five miles from the city limits at their regular meeting on Jan. 22. During the meeting, Chief...

 

Buerkle Hangs Up His Hat

Retiring Sheriff Verne Buerkle hadn't always wanted to be a cop. He just always was a cop. After sitting through a presentation from the then Glendive Chief of Police Gary Olson during his high...

 

We Support Joe Horn for Valley County Sheriff

Dear Editor, The Sheriff election is probably the most important issue on the voting ballot this year for Valley County. Back in 2002, Glenn Meier ran for Sheriff. At that time, he said one of the biggest assets was the knowledge of the county roads...

 

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

 

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...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 4, 2018

Bar Owner Finds New Purpose at Frazer Council

For the first time in its history, the Frazer Community Council has opened a community office to provide services, guidance and resources to the residents. That effort has been led and funded in...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 9, 2018

Jim Uphaus Throws Hat in Ring for Commissioner Seat

Amongst the seven candidates campaigning for a shot to take on the Valley County Commission seat being vacated by the retiring Bruce Petersen is Jim Uphaus. Uphaus sat down with the Courier to talk... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY- MAY 2 7 – 9:30 p.m. - Senior Citizens’ Prom at the Glasgow Senior Citizens’ Center. Cost is $3 per person or $5 for couples. Students from GHS Student Council will be there as dancing partners. THURSDAY – MAY 3 7:30 a.m. - Valley C... Full story

 

Todd Young Amongst Commissioner Hopefuls

Long-time Glasgow native and County Road Department Supervisor Todd Young is one of seven candidates seeking the job of Valley County Commissioner being vacated by Bruce Petersen in November. Young... Full story

 

Valley County Health Department Sponsors Red Thumb Day

To remind everyone to put down their cell phone while driving, the Valley County Health Department will be hosting the 3rd Annual Red Thumb Reminder Day Walk on Tuesday, Apr. 10, starting at 3:30 p.m. Come join the Valley County Health Department,... Full story

 
 By Georgie Kulczyk    News    March 14, 2018

School Closure History Lesson

School closures are few and far between in Northeast Montana, even with the severe weather that is typical for the region. Following the recent weather event that was reported on in the Courier (It’s Snow Joke, March 7), one of the most asked... Full story

 

Commissioners Take Bids, Approve Alvarado

The Valley County Commissioners approved Hinsdale’s Crystal Alvarado as the new director of Valley County Public Health. She replaces Connie Boreson. The commissioners also took bids on area projects at a Feb. 20 public meeting. These include bids... Full story

 

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