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 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

 

Courthouse Square Happenings

Valley County Commissioner Paul Tweten told the Courier at press time that the commission expects to pick a replacement for Connie Boreson as head of the Valley County Health Department at the Feb. 14 meeting. Valley County Planner Rene Clampitt... Full story

 

Alcohol and Teens

Alcohol affects drivers in a way that changes their judgement, depth perception, and the vital motor skills required to drive safely. An impaired driver may think they are behaving normally, when in reality they are not, which can lead to serious...

 

Extra Enforcement, Rides Offered

As part of the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown, law enforcement agencies across Montana will deploy extra patrols for the specific purpose of deterring and detecting impaired drivers during the holiday season. Saturation...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

THURSDAY – NOV. 23 – THANKSGIVING St. Marie Town Hall Office is closed. Valley County Courthouse is closed. Noon – 2 p.m. - 27th Annual Valley County Thanksgiving Day Dinner at Glasgow Senior Citizens’ Center. The meal is free and open to... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – AUG. 30 6-8 p.m. - St. Marie Volunteer Fire Department training. If you would be interested in joining the department, please call Chief Rob Esaias at 524-8113 or Assistant Chief August Aho at 363-9733. THURSDAY – AUG. 31 9:30 a.m. -... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 2, 2017

County Brief

Last week Valley County Commissioners met with people from the Keystone Pipeline and discussed new developments on the project and updates on their plan for the area. Some of the plans include improvements being made to three county roads that the... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – AUG. 2 6-8 p.m. - St. Marie Fire Department training sessions every other Wednesday. To volunteer or questions, call Chief Rob Esaias at 524-8113 or Assistant Chief August Aho at 263-9733. THURSDAY – AUG. 3 “Tough Enough to Wear... Full story

 

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