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 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 5, 2019

Fire Burns Stoop, Scars House on Northside

A small fire ignited May 31 just after noon when a cigarette fell between the front steps and the house. The burning butt then ignited straw that was packed in under the steps and smoldered until...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 5, 2019

GPD Warns Against Weedy Lots

The Glasgow Police Department is warning residents that they will begin enforcing City Ordinance No. 936 this week. The ordinance is intended to prevent nuisance weeds and unkept lots inside the city limits. The ordinance requires residents prevent...

 

Animal Licensing and Rabies Shots

On Saturday, June 8, the Glasgow Police Department and the Valley Veterinary Clinic will be hosting the annual program for animal licensing and administration of rabies shots at the South Side Fire Hall. The hours of the program are Saturday, June... 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...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 22, 2019

There's a New Cop in Town

The Glasgow Police Department has hired a new officer to fill a long-standing vacancy following the retirement of former Chief Bruce Barstad. As the Glasgow Courier reported in an April 15 story, the...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 15, 2019

Guardians of the Flame

The Special Olympics Torch made its way through Valley County May 8 and 9. Each year the torch traverses the state carried by local law enforcement officials on its way to the State Games in Great...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 8, 2019

Great Fun at NE MT Special Olympics

The Northeast Montana Area Games for Special Olympics Montana took place at the Glasgow High School track last week, May 2. With community support from GHS students and faculty, local law enforcement...

 

Red Thumb Reminder Day is May 14

The fourth annual Red Thumb Reminder Day is Tuesday, May 14. This event is to educate all ages—drivers and non-drivers—on the dangers of distracted driving from cell phone usage, impaired driving, and all other activities that take the... Full story

 

City Council Meets

The City of Glasgow came one step closer to ending a months-long search to find and hire a criminal-focused city attorney. At their regular meeting on Monday, April 15, the council approved a conditional offer to negotiate with Anna Rose Sullivan,...

 

Hughes Convicted on Possession of Meth Charge

Leighton Hughes was found guilty of criminal possession of a dangerous drug (methamphetamine) March 20. The one-day trial featured testimony and body camera footage from local law enforcement that dem...

 

Robert 'Bob' Bushman

Robert "Bob" Bushman passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Thursday, March 21, 2019. Bob was born March 30, 1924, in Wolf Point, Mont. The eldest of 10 children, he was born to Thomas... Full story

 

Sheriff's Office, GPD Team Up to Go Mobile

The Valley County Sheriff’s Office and the Glasgow Police Department have pooled resources to upgrade their electronic management systems. The upgrade will help the agencies go mobile, which, according to Sheriff Tom Boyer, will put the deputy...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    March 6, 2019

Tempers Flare at City Council

Tempers were sparked as concerned citizens spoke during the public comment period at the Glasgow City Council on March 4. At least five participants from the public were looking to amend or express concerns about City Ordinance 1881, which relates...

 

To Serve and Protect

Dear Editor, "To Serve and Protect" was – at one time- an extremely high standard the City Council proudly required from the Glasgow City Police. Unfortunately, this is not the impression I got...

 

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...

 

City to Consider Expanding GPD Jurisdiction

The Glasgow City Council is expected to take up the issue of expanding the Glasgow Police Department’s arrest authority out five miles from the current city limits at their next regular meeting on Jan. 21. The measure, if approved, would add...

 

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...

 

Boys in Blue Give Back to Snack Pack Program

The Glasgow Police Department participated in No Shave November. Each officer who participated donated $1 per shift to be able to grow a beard as scruffy or as nice as they wanted....

 

City Obtains 6 ID Scanners to Curb Underage Drinking

In an effort to reduce underage drinking, several local alcohol retail outlets have partnered with the Valley CARE Coalition to incorporate portable electronic identification scanners for use when verifying a customer’s age for the purchase of alco...

 

Middle of Nowhere Polar Plunge Draws 65 Plungers and Huge Crowd of Spectators and Donors

A.J. ETHERINGTON THE COURIER The Middle of Nowhere Polar Plunge, held Dec. 1 and put on by the Glasgow Police Department and the Valley County Sheriff's Office, saw a huge crowd of over 250 people to...

 

Arson Alleged in Sunday Morning Fire, Suspect in Custody

Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle told the Courier that Kory Amundson has been charged with Felony Arson, Burglary, Criminal Mischief and Criminal Trespass in connection with an early Sunday...

 

Hughes Violates Conditions of Release

On Dec. 3, an evidentiary hearing was held in the Leighton Hughes case. Hughes had previously posted bail and been released from custody with conditions imposed by the Court, including a requirement...

 

Two Killed, Two Injured in Highway 2 Crash Last Friday

Valley County Sheriff Buerkle has reported that two county residents were killed in a car crash Nov. 23, when they were struck by a truck attempting to make an apparent U-turn on U.S. Highway 2 near the Highway 24 intersection. Buerkle stated that...

 

Local Law Enforcement Represent Montana at LETR Convention

Valley County Undersheriff Alex Esteves and Glasgow Police Department Officer Tim Fisher recently returned from Las Vegas, where they represented Valley County and Montana at the International Law... Full story

 

City Council Takes Out Loan to Buy Equipment

The Glasgow City Council met at their normal meeting on Nov. 5, in the council chambers. The meeting discussed a number of agenda items ranging from closing the city office the day after Thanksgiving to deciding whether to loan over $380,000 from...

 

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