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 By Chris McDaniel    News    December 1, 2021 

Record Warm Weather In Valley County

Valley County experienced a brief warm spell over the weekend, with temperatures expected to above normal through at least Thursday. The warm weather is not normal, Mark Avery, a National Weather...

 

USDA Expands Assistance to Cover Feed Transportation Costs

In response to the severe drought conditions in the West and Great Plains, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today its plans to help cover the cost of transporting feed for livestock that rely on grazing. USDA is updating the Emerge... Full story

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 7, 2021

Second Hottest June on Record, More Triple Digit Temps Possible

It is time to break out the shorts and iced tea, with triple digit temperatures possible throughout July. "We have maybe some very minor relief compared to what we have seen for the last couple of...

 

'On My Honor, I Will Do My Best'

Scout uniform? Check. Scout Oath recited verbatim? Check. Tent pegs inserted securely? Check. S'mores over a campfire? Check. Eagerness to get back to nature and learn lifelong skills? Double-check. W...

 

Extreme Cold Snaps Northeast Montana into Winter

An Arctic Air Mass moved in from the north and settled over much of the United States during the last week and a half bringing with it dangerously low temperatures and wind chills across all of...

 

Predicting the Weather to Fight Fires Down Under

It wasn't as simple as packing a bag and getting on the plane like years before. In fact, getting to Australia as a National Weather Service Incident Meteorologist-IMET for short-required a good deal...

 

Second Round of CFAP To Go To Ag Producers

The USDA announced on Sept. 18, following a President Trump campaign rally on Sept. 17 in Wisconsin, an additional $14 billion is available for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs due to COVID-19. The...

 

County Holds Public Hearing on CDBGs

The Valley County Commissioners hosted their required first public hearing on Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funding on Aug. 4 in the Valley County Courthouse. The hearing was to inform the public about the various programs available and...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 27, 2020

EF-Zero Tornado Touches Down Near Whatley Road

It was, by all accounts, a beautiful day on May 20. Temps had soared into the 80s, the dew point was high and the wind was low. So, Joe Simmons decided to take his dogs for some exercise. He had just...

 

NWS Glasgow Hosting Ask The Meteorologist Talks

The National Weather Service in Glasgow has transitioned their free Skywarn weather spotter training course to online as a result of social distancing. The presentation can be viewed on Youtube at the following link: www.youtube.c... Full story

 

In Like a Lamb

March weather conditions started off with warm above freezing temperatures, leading to snow and ice in the region to melt off, which caused minor flooding in low lying areas in Valley County. With...

 

"2019" The Year in Review

January 2019 Buerkle Hangs Up His Hat - Sheriff to Retire After 43 Years in LE Former Undersheriff Faces Rape Charge - State Amends Previous Charge Alleging Intercourse with 14-Year Old Farm Bill...

 

CoCoRaHS Winter Training

The National Weather Service in Glasgow will be welcoming the new year with an online Community Collaborative Rain Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) Winter Training session on Friday, Jan. 3, from noon to 12:30 p.m. Join the meeting at... Full story

 

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... Full story

 

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.... Full story

 

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... Full story

 

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...

 

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