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They Did the Monster Dash

The Glasgow Recreation Department's annual Monster Dash race took place Nov. 2 at Sullivan Park. While the number of participants may have been down a bit this year, the enthusiasm was not. Runners...

 

Supporting a Community-Led Effort to Boost Eastern Montana Tourism, Business

Dear Editor, As the folks responsible for promoting the vibrant, charming towns and stunning landscapes across our state, we know that Montana's strong economy is driven in part by a thriving tourism...

 

Fifth Annual Paint Run/Walk

The Paint Run/Walk is a 2.5 mile, untimed event highlighted by participants being sprayed with powdered paint at various points along the course. This is a fundraiser for the Warriors on the Water Project, jointly sponsored by the Glasgow High... Full story

 

Invasive Mussels in Legislation

Dear Editor, If zebra mussels are allowed to gain a foothold in Montana waters, it could cost Montanans hundreds of millions of dollars per year. It might seem dramatic, but it's true-certain...

 

Judy Quinlivan

Judy Quinlivan passed away on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, after a year-long battle with cancer. She was the daughter of Donald and Lorraine Quinlivan, the original owners of Town & Country Furniture i... Full story

 

FPFAC, Glasgow Awarded $50K in Grants

Both the Fort Peck Fine Arts Council (FPFAC) and the city of Glasgow have been awarded grants by the Department of Commerce to help attract visitors to the community. The FPFAC received a grant of $20,000 to upgrade the sound system at the Fort Peck...

 

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...

 

Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open for visitors Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For special appointments or events, call 406-228-8692. The Fort Peck Interpretive Center is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., for the month... Full story

 

Why You Should Say No To Chickens

Why You Should Say No to Chickens Dear Editor, On Monday, Aug. 20, 5:30 p.m., the Glasgow City Council will have a first reading of referendum 959, Chickens in Glasgow City Limits. At that time, there will be open forum for comments, pro and con. At...

 
 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    July 4, 2018

Pool Limps Along

How do you prioritize where to spend money and what to fix when it seems everything is in bad shape? That's the question Recreation Director Jory Casterline has to answer when dealing with the city...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 20, 2018

Madison Faith Chatten Memorial Playground Dedicated at Sullivan Park

When Aaron Chatten passed away in a car accident in November 2010, he left his daughter, Madison's, legacy behind. Since that time a group of family, friends, supporters and community minded...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 23, 2018

Zinke Talks DOI Restructure and Infrastructure with Locals

In an exclusive meeting with local farmers, ranchers and community leaders Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke talked about issues ranging from the restructuring of the Department of the Interior,...

 

Bullock Awards Tourism Grant

Missouri River Country Tourism Region of Fort Peck received grant funds in the amount of $28,000 from Governor Bullock on Jan. 19, through the Tourism Grant Program at the Department of Commerce, Office of Tourism and Business Development. Missouri... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

THURSDAY – OCT. 26 9:30 a.m. - The Nashua Community is invited to the Ladies’ Coffee Hour every Thursday at the Nashua Senior Center. 5:00 p.m. - 3rd Annual Haunted Hay Ride at Sullivan Park. Not-So-Scary from 5-6 p.m., For-The-Not-Weak-Of-Heart... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – OCT. 18 1-4 p.m. - Montana Veterans Affairs service officers to visit at the VA Clinic, Glasgow, and Thursday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Malta City Hall in Malta. Bring a copy of your discharge paperwork (DD214). Veteran service... Full story

 

Valley View Home - Letter to the Editor

I must join with Mr. Toews and Mr. Reinhardt in dissent of the permanent levy to save Valley View. I am hesitant to be critical of board decisions in most cases. However, the idea of a permanent tax to support the facility is unacceptable for me. Mem...

 

Paint Run/Walk Starts This Weekend

The 3rd Annual Paint Run/Walk is this Saturday, Aug. 19. So far, 164 entry forms have been submitted with a goal of 200 entrants. You can still register by picking up an entry form at BS Central,... Full story

 

Paint Run/Walk Set for Aug. 19

The third annual Paint Run/Walk will be on Saturday, Aug. 19, in Glasgow. The run/walk is a 2.5 mile untimed event highlighted by participants being sprayed with powdered paint at various points along the course. The event is jointly sponsored by... Full story

 

Preventative Measures in Place at the Pines

With the continued dry conditions and lack of rain, the Fort Peck Pines Recreational Area is seeing an increase in local, state and federal firefighters being dispatched to remove the overabundance of vegetation. For the second year in a row,... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    May 17, 2017

Several Bike Safety Workshops Offered in Glasgow

With summer nearing and the temperatures rising, people of all ages are again beginning to ride their bicycles. While biking is a healthy mode of transportation, it still poses potential hazards and risks that can be minimized through helmets, being... Full story

 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Dane Thank you Glasgow Courier and specificaly Dane Osen for your local reporting!!! As a spouse of an active duty military member, we rely on your hometown reporting. Your journalism standards are unbiased and helpful. Your efforts helped us... Full story

 

Helland Named to List of Judicial Appointees

Governor Steve Bullock is currently considering four candidates for appointment to serve as judge on Montana's 17th Judicial District. The position is currently being held by the embattled Judge John... Full story

 
 By Parker Kulczyk    News    August 17, 2016

Coloring Outside the Lines for a Good Cause

With last year's Paint Run/Walk being such a hit, Glasgow High School student council and G-club have decided they will continue it as an annual tradition. The 2nd Annual Paint Run/Walk will be on... Full story

 

Glasgow's City Pool is Drowning

The city pool in Glasgow was built where it stands, or slouches now, 43 years ago. It was opened in June of 1974. It was expected to last around 10 years. Like many other things in Glasgow, it has long outlasted its expiration date. It is now in...

 
 By Marc Kloker    Sports    July 13, 2016

"Kids to Fish" In Full Swing

A popular Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) Region 6 program that allows children and their families to check out free fishing rods and tackle is in full swing again this year. Just in time...

 

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