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Yesterday's Memories

10 Years Ago Wednesday, January 30, 2013 Montana's unemployment rate continued to drop in December, falling 0.1 percentage points to 5.7 percent. Montana's unemployment rate has been on a downward...

 

Glasgow Snowfall Amount Is Higher Than Normal

Glasgow was below normal for total precipitation and snowfall in 2022, but so far, this winter has been off to a snowy start. In fact, Glasgow’s current snowfall amount is 219.1 percent of normal. Glasgow has seen more snowfall in the 2022 to 2023...

 

Week's Worth of Frigid Temps and Blowing Snow

This past week was a chilly one for those in Valley County as an Arctic air mass moved into the region, causing havoc on last-minute shopping plans, travel plans and even prevented people from...

 

Yesterday's Memories

10 Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012 Fourteen soldiers from the Montana Army National Guard's 484th Military Police Company, headquartered in Malta, were expected to return to Montana on Tuesday,...

 

Take It Slow On Snowy Icy Roads

Old Man Winter made an appearance over the past week, which reminded all of us what cold and snow is after a mild end to fall-like weather. A new record low was broken for Glasgow Airport on Nov. 10, when it hit -15 degrees Fahrenheit. This broke...

 

Drought Conditions Improve Slightly Throughout State However Worsen In Upper Missouri River Basin

According to the latest report to the Governor’s Drought and Water Supply Advisory Committee, recent rainfall across most of Montana has done little to pull the state out of long-term drought conditions. “We saw the third warmest August on record...

 

NWS Glasgow Helps Forecast for Hurricane Ian

In a typical week, the National Weather Service (NWS) launches two weather balloons per day, one early in the morning and one in the late afternoon/early evening. The purpose of these balloons is to...

 

Thomas L. Salem Jr.

Thomas L. Salem Jr., of Lakeland, Tenn., the Science and Operations Officer of the Memphis station of the National Weather Service, is dead. He was suffering from renal cell carcinoma and passed at Ba... Full story

 

Gilchrist Leads Glasgow NWS

Patrick Gilchrist took over as the meteorologist in charge (MIC) of the Glasgow National Weather Service (NWS) on Aug. 29, following the departure of Tanja Fransen. As an MIC, he oversees a staff of...

 

Glentana Hit By EF-2 Tornado

An EF-2 tornado directly hit the small community of Glentana July 18 causing extensive damage to property but, to the relief of residents, community members emerged unscathed. According to the...

 

Glentana Hit by Tornado-Warned Storm

Update: The National Weather Service in Glasgow confirmed an EF-2 tornado hit Glentana. A tornado-warned storm went through Glentana July 18. The small community experienced extensive damage with... Full story

 

Glentana Hit by Tornado

An EF-2 tornado directly hit the small community of Glentana July 18 causing extensive damage to property but, to the relief of residents, community members emerged unscathed. According to the...

 

SKYWARN Spotter Training Classes

The National Weather Service in Glasgow, in conjunction with county Disaster and Emergency Services directors, will be hosting a series of SKYWARN Weather Spotter training classes in May. The dates for the classes are: May 16, 5:30 p.m. STAT Air...

 

Just Let It Rain - or Snow - Already!

The past week's rain and snow throughout Valley County was welcomed and even elicited comments such as "Thank goodness for this rain!" "I don't like snow this time of year but it's better than nothing...

 

Big Sky Passenger Rail Authority

Dear Editor, For over a century, passenger rail has been part of Montana's heritage, culture, and economy. It's currently a lifeline for Hi-Line communities. And, without a doubt, it is part of...

 

Welcome Back, Bigelbach

The Glasgow Courier welcomed back Michelle Bigelbach on March 7. Bigelbach returns to the Courier to take up the mantle of Publisher/Editor after a hiatus of just over a year from the paper. She first...

 

When Things Go Off the Rails

Valley County’s Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) held a tabletop exercise Feb. 15 at the Cottonwood. For three hours “players” from various local organizations confronted a fictional passenger train derailment to test their response...

 

'Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow'

After record high temps, winter arrived early in Valley County Saturday with four inches of snow accumulating on the ground, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) Glasgow Office. "We actuall...

 

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...

 

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