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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... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    December 5, 2018 

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...

 

Middle of Nowhere Polar Plunge

On Saturday, Dec. 1, at 2 p.m., the Middle of Nowhere Polar Plunge will take place at the Glasgow Civic Center. Join us for fun and a chance to raise funds to benefit our local Special Olympics Athletes, many of whom will be participating in the... Full story

 

Glasgow Celebrates Coffee with a Cop

On a chilly, snowy Wednesday morning, officers from the Glasgow Police Department, deputies from the Valley County Sheriff's office and Montana Highway Patrol officers came out and chatted with local...

 

Two Valley County Residents Die in Separate Accidents

Lexis Synan, a 22-year-old Glasgow woman, died Sept. 24, in Wolf Point. Police Chief Jeff Harada said Wolf Point authorities responded to a 911 report of a pedestrian struck by a westbound BNSF Railway train near the underpass. Fort Peck Tribes,...

 

Victim Advocacy Organization Fills Community Need

After many successful fundraising efforts to help victims of domestic violence, Love Should Not Hurt, an organization in Glasgow which supports victims' services for those affected by domestic... Full story

 

National Coffee with a Cop Day Oct. 3

Come join your neighbors and police officers for coffee and conversation on National Coffee with a Cop Day, Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 7 to 9 a.m. Glasgow Police Officers, Valley County deputies and Montana Highway Patrol officers will be at the Loaded... Full story

 

Glasgow Middle School Students Learn All About Health

In its inaugural year, Glasgow Middle School students participated in a health fair on Sept. 5, where they learned about various health topics such as mental health, healthy eating, immunizations,...

 

Glasgow Man Gets 60 Years in Rape Case

Niko Jondahl, 20 of Glasgow, received a sentence of 60 years with 45 deferred Sept. 4, from District Judge Yvonne Laird after being convicted of sexual intercourse without consent. According to charging documents, Jondahl had sex with a 13-year-old...

 

To the Volunteers of the Glasgow Fire Department

Dear Editor, I would like to thank the Glasgow Volunteer Fire Department, Valley County Long Run Fire Department, Valley County Sheriff’s Office, and Glasgow Police Department for their immediate response in addressing the gas leak on Glasgow’s...

 

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...

 

Profile: New GPD Chief Brien Gault

Brien Gault was sworn in as chief of the Glasgow Police Department on Aug. 20, at the regular city council meeting. Gault received the post after being unanimously confirmed by the city council and...

 

Valley County Close to CRC Community Designation

After two and a half years of hard work, the Valley County Health Department is one application submission away from hopefully becoming the first county in Montana to receive a Cardiac Ready Community (CRC) designation from the state. In...

 

Profile: Tom Boyer Write-in Candidate for Sheriff

To say Tom Boyer is not the typical candidate for sheriff is a bit of an understatement. Boyer has only a few years of law enforcement experience and unlike many, his reasons for running are not to...

 

In Defense of Chickens in Town

Dear Editor, I am sure you have heard of the great chicken debate. It’s been the cluck of the town the past few weeks. I’d like to make some points on why chickens should be allowed and counterpoints to some of the reasons I have heard people...

 

Boyer Steps In, Strommen Steps Out

According to the Valley County Clerk and Recorder's Office as of Monday, Aug. 13, Luke Strommen had removed his name from the running for Valley County Sheriff. Strommen was unable to be reached for c...

 

Why You Should Say No To Chickens

Why You Should Say No to Chickens Dear Editor, On Monday, Aug. 20, 5:30 p.m., the Glasgow City Council will have a first reading of referendum 959, Chickens in Glasgow City Limits. At that time, there will be open forum for comments, pro and con. At...

 

Domestic Violence Awareness Kickball Tournament Raises over $2,500 for Victims

The Domestic Violence Awareness Kickball Tournament raised over $2,500 for victims of domestic violence in northeast Montana, according to organizers Lacie Brown, Jenny McCabe and Shelly Ramsey. The...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 4, 2018

Barstad to Retire After 32 Years as Chief

Bruce Barstad has announced his retirement from the Glasgow Police Department after 32 years of service to the region. Barstad sat down with the Courier to reflect on his years of service and the changes the department has seen over the decades....

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 27, 2018

Meth Lab Discovered by GPD, One Charged

The Glasgow Police Department told the Glasgow Courier that on Friday, June 22, Leighton Scott Hughes was arrested and charged with multiple felonies and misdemeanors related to dangerous drugs. As...

 

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