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Legal Battles Continue to Stop Construction of KXL Pipeline

A month after TransCanada Corp. attorneys argued in front of Judge Brian Morris in Great Falls requesting the injunction he placed on the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline in November be lifted, Judge Morris ruled on Feb. 15 he would mostly...

 

Daines Hosts Town Hall in Glasgow

Senator Steve Daines hosted a town hall at the Glasgow VFW Post 3107 l Feb. 15 to meet with and take questions from constituents. The stop was one of many on a total tour of the Big Sky State that inc...

 

Wild Bison Defined, Pipelines Challenged

“Don’t ever think your voice isn’t important.” This was the key message we hoped to impart on the Young Farmers & Ranchers who attended our Calling on the Capitol event this week in Helena. Attendees met with agency officials, bill drafters,...

 

Keystone XL Developer Requests Pre-Construction Work Continue

Attorneys for TransCanada Corp. argued in front of Judge Brian Morris in Great Falls on Jan. 14, requesting that construction of worker camps and pipe yards begin again after being halted in...

 

Judge Rules to Allow Planning Aspects for KXL Pipeline

U.S. District Judge Brian Morris ruled on Nov. 28 that TransCanada can continue to do preliminary work on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline while his order blocking the construction is still in effect. On Nov. 28, TransCanada attorneys argued Judge...

 

Federal Judge in Montana Blocks KXL Construction

A Montana-based Federal Judge blocked further construction of the Keystone XL pipeline Thursday, Nov. 8, in U.S. District Court for the District of Montana in Great Falls. According to court...

 

Informational Meeting on Keystone XL Pipeline Project

TransCanada would like to extend an invitation to key stakeholders in Valley County. They will be hosting a meeting to share and update information about TransCanada’s 2018 and early 2019 activities for the Keystone XL Pipeline project in the... Full story

 

Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum will be open Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m to 4 p.m. They will be closed for the month of January. For further information or special arrangements call 406-263-7344. The Fort Peck Interpretive Center is open Tuesday... Full story

 

Judge Blocks Keystone XL Pipeline

The following release was provided by the Sierra Club in regards to the Keystone XL Pipeline: A federal judge ruled today, Nov. 8, that the Trump administration violated bedrock U.S. environmental laws when approving a federal permit for...

 

KXL Pipes Arrive in Anticipation of Next Year's Construction

Truckloads of pipes to be used in the construction of TransCanada's Keystone XL Pipeline have been traveling across Northeast Montana from Glendive to staging areas along the pipelines' future route...

 

Gamas Running to Take JoP Seat

Christine Gamas is in the running to claim the Valley County Justice of the Peace seat in November's upcoming election. Gamas, who currently serves as the Clerk of Justice Court, is running against...

 

Prayer Walk Looks to Raise Concerns Surrounding KXL

“It’s a beautiful day for a walk,” shouted one of the prayer walkers at this past weekend’s prayer walk as the Courier arrived to interview event organizers and capture pictures. The event was intended to raise awareness to the group’s... Full story

 

Tom Boyer Hosts First Meet and Greet of Write-in Campaign

Supporters and curious voters packed into Sean R. Heavey's gallery this past Saturday, Sept. 15, to meet Tom Boyer, the write-in candidate for sheriff. The crowd included past and current Valley... 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...

 

State, Local Candidates Speak to Packed House

After a six year hiatus, a large number of supporters were drawn to the Cottonwood Inn on March 16 for the Valley County Lincoln Reagan Dinner. Glasgow native Aaron Flint, host of the conservative... Full story

 

Strommen Talks Priorities

Strommen Talks Priorities A.J. Etherington FOR The Courier Luke Strommen, the current Undersheriff and nine-year veteran of the Valley County Sheriff's Office, has filed to run for Valley County... 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

 
 By James Walling    News    January 25, 2017

Trump Signs Executive Action on Keystone XL

President Donald Trump signed an executive action to move forward with the Keystone XL pipeline on Jan 24. He also indicated movement on the Dakota Access oil pipeline, though timelines and other details remain unclear at press time. Trump told repor... Full story

 

Discussing DAPL

I have largely ignored the Dakota Access Pipeline Protest; unable, thus far, to really form an opinion due to a lack of substantive information. I am an independent-minded person, and a self-professed libertarian who voted for Gary Johnson (protest v...

 

Gun Control Measures Do 'Nothing' for Victims

As a lifelong sportsman and gun owner, I’m committed to protecting law-abiding Americans’ right to keep and bear arms. And like many Montanans, I know that protecting the Second Amendment isn’t about hunting—it’s about freedom. President...

 
 By Patrick Burr    News    November 11, 2015

Keystone XL Pipeline Derailed

Despite the recent rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline by President Obama in anticipation of December’s COP 21 UN Climate Change Conference in Paris, many residents in Valley County rue the project’s demise. “It’s a poor decision,” said D...

 
 By Patrick Burr    News    November 4, 2015

Clean Water Project Director Talks Keystone, Renewable Energy

In a broad field 45 miles from Billings, wind turbines churn, culling energy to be distributed throughout the region. Montana ranks 21st in the nation, according to the American Wind Energy Association, with 466 functioning wind turbines. These...

 
 By Patrick Burr    News    October 14, 2015

Congressman Zinke Visits Valley County

“Montana matters. We’ve got just one representative in the house — but people care what Montana does. There’s the idea that what Montana is is hardworking, and its a true one.” These were the sentiments Congressman Ryan Zinke relayed to the...

 

XL Pipeline Update

The projected annual tax influx is $12 million. The two, year-long construction camps would bestow short-term economic tidings on the county, buoying regional business and padding the local government’s coffers. The fiscal boon of the pipeline is...

 

City Government Tables Talks on Fire Truck Funding, Hires New Attorney

Fifty-plus Glasgow citizens packed into the city chamber room at the Recreation Department on Sept. 8, eager to speak their mind at the City Council meeting at which they knew the summer’s landmark issue would be decided. For months, the councilper...

 

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