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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...

 

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...

 

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