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Taking on the 'What if'

In the conference room of the Cottonwood on Oct. 1, an unlikely group met to test their response and capabilities against a hypothetical disaster in Valley County. Consisting of Glasgow and Long Run firefighters, sheriff deputies, elected and county...

 

Tester Introduces Bill to Address Rural Mental Health

On Sept. 25, as National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month was in its final week, Senator Jon Tester (D-Mont.) introduced his new bill, the Seeding Rural Resistance Act. The proposed legislation creates three initiatives designed to combat rising...

 

Hydrology Workshop Highlights Water's Unpredictability

Perhaps the most ironic thing occurring during the National Weather Service’s hydrology workshop last week was that while scientists, conservation district reps, bureaucrats, meteorologists and hydrologist met on the inside, a flood advisory had...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 26, 2019

"Closed Low" Saturates Northeast Montana

Dark clouds, heavy rain and fast winds made for a cold and wet first weekend of summer as a "Closed Low" weather system settled in over Northeast Montana on Friday, June 21. The system was...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 12, 2019

Meticulous Records

It will be 90 years in February since H. O. Dohlen began collecting weather data at a station in Opheim. As the superintendent of schools in the frontier town he would measure precipitation,...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 29, 2019

Gianforte Recognizes Tanja Fransen

Congressman Greg Gianforte recognized Tanja Fransen with his Spirit of Montana commendation for her scientific accomplishments, dedication to the public, and 18 years of service to Montanans on May...

 
 By Greg Gianforte    Opinion    May 29, 2019

Recognizing Tanja Fransen of Glasgow for Spirit Of Montana

The following is a transcript of the Congressional Record during Congressman Greg Gianforte’s weekly recognition of Montanans in the U.S. House of Representatives. On May 17, he recognized Tanja Fransen with the Spirit of Montana Commendation for...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For further information or special arrangements call 406-263-7344. Fort Peck Interpretive Center will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through the end of September. Powe...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For further information or special arrangements call 406-263-7344. Fort Peck Interpretive Center will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through the end of September....

 

Free Skywarn Weather Spotter Training

The National Weather Service in Glasgow, in conjunction with Valley County Disaster and Emergency Services, will be hosting a free Skywarn weather spotter training course in Glasgow on Wednesday, May...

 

NWS Discusses Flood Projections, Lessons Learned

It was just March 13 when the headline on the Glasgow Courier's front page read NWS Flood Projections Look Good for Glasgow, the article stating there was a prediction of less than a five percent...

 

NWS Flood Projections Look Good for Glasgow

The National Weather Service in Glasgow is projecting a mild flood season for Spring, 2019. According to meteorologist Patrick Gilchrist, the projected flood risks for the area are minor flooding at 35 percent, moderate flooding at five percent and...

 

Potential for Ice Jams and Related Flooding Greatest in February and March

The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) is reminding residents that February and March will have the greatest potential for ice jams and conditions can change rapidly. According to the Glasgow National Weather Service,...

 

Winter Safety Advised as Arctic Blast Approaches

Record snow fell on Sunday, Feb. 3 in Glasgow while continuing to fall into Monday morning bringing in a collective ten inches of snow as of Monday afternoon with snow expected to continue through Tuesday, as of press time. That record snowfall is...

 

Shutdown Impacted Local Agencies

After 35 days of being furloughed workers, members of the community who serve the public in government-funded agencies such as the National Weather Service, FBI, Bureau of Land Management, USDA Farm...

 

Partial Government Shutdown Makes History

The partial government shutdown is now officially the longest government shutdown in history, currently on day 24 as of press time, breaking the previous shutdown record of 21 days, which occurred at the end of 1995 through the beginning of 1996...

 

My Life With the Government Shutdown

“The safety net is going to be having a strong border because we are going to be safe....... I really believe that these people, many of the people we are talking about, many of the people you’re discussing, I really believe they are agreeing wit...

 

Government Shutdown Impacts Local Farmers and Workers

With the farm bill being signed into law by President Trump reauthorizing a number of programs to help farmers and ranchers get back on their feet, receiving word the second round of direct payments for those who were affected by the trade war with...

 

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...

 

Glasgow Hunter Learns the Ropes of Hunting in NE Montana

As a new hunter to Northeast Montana this season, Cory Mottice readily admits there has been a slight learning curve to navigating and getting a feel for the land. It has been more of an exploratory...

 

21 Seconds, 3 Yards, 6 Points

The Scottie gridiron boys waited until the last seconds of their game vs. Baker to make the play of the night. The Oct. 12 contest held in Glasgow was stagnate for the majority of the night, with neit...

 

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...

 

Prevent Fires and Stay Safe During Harvest Season

Harvest season is upon us with some farmers already done for the season while others still have weeks to go. For those farmers who feel they are behind and are rushing to stay on schedule or get caught up, the rush to get the crops harvested can not...

 

Dry and Hot Conditions Dominated July

The National Weather Service in Glasgow has analyzed weather patterns that occurred for the month of July, and tells the Courier July was certainly drier than normal and slightly warmer than normal. Through July 10, Glasgow was close to normal for pr...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 18, 2018

NWS Warns of Gap in Receiving Severe Weather Alerts

A two-day bout of severe weather July 9 and 10 has prompted concerns from the National Weather Service in Glasgow that many northeast Montana residents may not be aware of severe weather alerts....

 

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