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  • Calendar Of Upcoming Events In The Area

    Feb 21, 2024

    EDITOR’S NOTE: Deadline for calendar additions is Mondays at noon. Please email your event to [email protected] or submit in person at the Courier office, 531 2nd Ave. S., Glasgow. The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nemont Manor has activities scheduled throughout the month for the entire community as well as the residents of Nemont Manor. If you would like a calendar, please contact 406-228-4306 or e-mail [email protected] and they will mail one to you. Visitors to the Fort Peck Interp...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jan 24, 2024

    10 Years Ago Wednesday, January 22, 2014 With a new school funded by local taxpayers, along with tight city and county budgets, it seems like squeezing more funds from somewhere could be an uphill battle. Tight budgets have left some concern to those who enjoy going to the City-County Library in Glasgow. Library board members and other community members attended a meeting with the sole purpose being to figure out what the library's long-term needs are, and what to do with the library in the...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Glasgow Courier|Dec 6, 2023

    10 Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 The young and young at heart lined the streets through downtown Glasgow to watch the brightly lit floats that kicked off the Christmas season on Saturday, Nov. 30. The Glasgow Optimist Club and Glasgow Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture held the annual Parade of Lights with 14 entires this year. Northwestern Energy has begun to replace 74 street light poles in Glasgow. The project is to replace old poles in poor condition statewide while Glasgow is now...

  • Eighth Annual Monster Dash

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Nov 8, 2023

    Individuals, children and families had the opportunity to get back into the Halloween spirit on Nov. 5 during the Monster Dash organized by the Glasgow Recreation Department. The Dash was originally scheduled for Oct. 29 at Sullivan Park however Mother Nature had other plans earlier that week by bringing winter weather to the area. The Nov. 5 event brought much milder weather, though some puddles may have been jumped in while participants walked / ran along the streets of the south side of...

  • Glasgow Scottie Facilities Bond Tidbits

    Oct 18, 2023

    The election was administered by the Valley County Election Administrator and was a mail-ballot election. Ballots were mailed out on Sept. 29 and must be returned by Oct. 17. Tidbit 1 What will the proposed $8.58 Million Dollar Facility Improvements Bond include? #1 – Replace the failed 80-year-old boiler at Glasgow High School to assure our students will have adequate heat in the winter months. #2 – Extensively repair damaged roofs at Glasgow High School and Glasgow Middle School to assure that we can keep the inside of our buildings free...

  • Montana's Trail To The Stars Wins National Tourism Award for Collaboration

    For the Courier|Oct 18, 2023

    Montana's Trail to the Stars, a project that guides visitors to sites where they can view the night skies without nearby light pollution, recently received a national award for collaboration at a gathering of tourism and outdoor recreation industry professionals. Montana's Trail to the Stars won the Excellence in Tourism Collaboration Award, presented on Sept. 26, at the 2023 National Extension Tourism Conference to Carla Hunsley, executive director of Montana's Missouri River Country, and...

  • Glasgow Scottie Upcoming Facilities Bond Tidbits

    Oct 11, 2023

    The election will be administered by the Valley County Election Administrator and will be a mail-ballot election. Ballots will be mailed out on Sept. 29 and must be returned by Oct. 17. Tidbit 1 What will the proposed $8.58 Million Dollar Facility Improvements Bond include? #1 – Replace the failed 80-year-old boiler at Glasgow High School to assure our students will have adequate heat in the winter months. #2 – Extensively repair damaged roofs at Glasgow High School and Glasgow Middle School to assure that we can keep the inside of our...

  • Take Care Of State Trust Lands, Eliminate Wildfire Starts During Hunting Season

    DNRC, For the Courier|Oct 11, 2023

    With the start of hunting season, many people will turn to publicly accessible lands to pursue game animals. That access is accompanied with the responsibility to care for the land and understand the varied rules and restrictions across ownership types. “State Trust Lands are a unique holding within state-managed lands in Montana,” said Jessica Hoag, recreation use and access coordinator. “These working lands help generate revenue for schools and other public institutions in our state.” Managed by the Montana Department of Natural Resou...

  • Glasgow Scottie Upcoming Facilities Bond Tidbits

    Oct 4, 2023

    The election will be administered by the Valley County Election Administrator and will be a mail-ballot election. Ballots will be mailed out on Sept. 29 and must be returned by Oct. 17. Tidbit 1 What will the proposed $8.58 Million Dollar Facility Improvements Bond include? #1 – Replace the failed 80-year-old boiler at Glasgow High School to assure our students will have adequate heat in the winter months. #2 – Extensively repair damaged roofs at Glasgow High School and Glasgow Middle School to assure that we can keep the inside of our...

  • Glasgow Scottie Upcoming Facilities Bond Tidbits

    For the Courier|Sep 27, 2023

    The election will be administered by the Valley County Election Administrator and will be a mail-ballot election. Ballots will be mailed out on Sept. 29 and must be returned by Oct. 17. Tidbit 1 What will the proposed $8.58 Million Dollar Facility Improvements Bond include? #1 – Replace the failed 80-year-old boiler at Glasgow High School to assure our students will have adequate heat in the winter months. #2 – Extensively repair damaged roofs at Glasgow High School and Glasgow Middle School to assure that we can keep the inside of our...

  • Glasgow Scottie Upcoming Facilities Bond Tidbits

    For the Courier|Sep 20, 2023

    The election will be administered by the Valley County Election Administrator and will be a mail-ballot election. Ballots will be mailed out on Sept. 29 and must be returned by Oct. 17. Tidbit 1 What will the proposed $8.58 Million Dollar Facility Improvements Bond include? #1 – Replace the failed 80-year-old boiler at Glasgow High School to assure our students will have adequate heat in the winter months. #2 – Extensively repair damaged roofs at Glasgow High School and Glasgow Middle School to assure that we can keep the inside of our...

  • Glasgow Scottie Upcoming Facilities Bond Tidbits

    Sep 13, 2023

    The election will be administered by the Valley County Election Administrator and will be a mail-ballot election. Ballots will be mailed out on Sept. 29 and must be returned by Oct. 17. Tidbit 1 What will the proposed $8.58 Million Dollar Facility Improvements Bond include? #1 – Replace the failed 80-year-old boiler at Glasgow High School to assure our students will have adequate heat in the winter months. #2 – Extensively repair damaged roofs at Glasgow High School and Glasgow Middle School to assure that we can keep the inside of our...

  • Glasgow Scottie Upcoming Facilities Bond Tidbits

    For the Courier|Sep 6, 2023

    The election will be administered by the Valley County Election Administrator and will be a mail-ballot election. Ballots will be mailed out on Sept. 29 and must be returned by Oct. 17. Tidbit 1 What will the proposed $8.58 Million Dollar Facility Improvements Bond include? #1 – Replace the failed 80-year-old boiler at Glasgow High School to assure our students will have adequate heat in the winter months. #2 – Extensively repair damaged roofs at Glasgow High School and Glasgow Middle School to assure that we can keep the inside of our...

  • FWP Seeking Comment On Proposals For October Commission Meeting

    Montana FWP, For the Courier|Aug 30, 2023

    Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on several proposals slated to go to the Fish and Wildlife Commission in October. Comment is open through Sept. 19. After public comment, commissioners can offer amendments to the proposals as they see fit. The proposals and supporting documents, commissioner amendments and collected public comment are available on the commission webpage. The commission will make a final decision on these proposals at its meeting on Oct. 19. 2024 Fishing Regulations FWP is asking the commission to...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Reece Hunsley|Aug 16, 2023

    10 Years Ago: Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, in collaboration with Carroll College and Montana State University, has confirmed this season's first signs of West Nile Virus-positive mosquitos in Phillips, Sheridan, Blaine, Cascade, Prairie and Teton counties. In addition, an American White Pelican near the Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Sheridan County tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). No case of human infection has been...

  • FWP "Kids To Fish" Program Allows Anglers To Borrow Gear And Tackle For Free

    FWP, For the Courier|Jul 26, 2023

    A popular Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 6 program that allows kids and their friends or families to check out free fishing rods and tackle is in full swing again this year. In time for summer fishing, FWP staff has restocked and maintained over 350 fishing rods in most of the 41 different location sites across Montana’s Hi-Line. The “Kids to Fish” program lets anglers check out fishing rods and reels equipped with basic tackle, such as hooks, bobbers, and sinkers. Typically, eight rods are at each location, and some places have a...

  • Rep. Rosendale Releases Public Comments On BLM Rule

    For the Courier|Jul 12, 2023

    Congressman Matt Rosendale (MT-02) submitted public comments to the Department of Interior and the Bureau of Land Management on their proposed Conservation and Landscape Health rule that will lock up swaths of public land for “conservation leases.” “This rule is just another example of the Biden Administration weaponizing the government to appease radical environmentalists at the expense of the people of Montana,” said Rep. Rosendale. “This expansive rule will limit recreation, timber, grazing, and important energy development on...

  • Conservation License Required To Access Most State Lands

    Montana FWP, For the Courier|Jul 5, 2023

    Working with the 68th Legislature, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) and the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) simplified licensing requirements on state lands as part of Governor Gianforte’s Red Tape Relief Task Force. The two agencies consolidated the conservation license and state lands recreational use license into one annual conservation license, supporting the maintenance of places like fishing access sites (FAS), wildlife management areas (WMA). On Montana school trust lands, conservation license...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    May 17, 2023

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach The Courier 10 Years Ago Wednesday May 15, 2013 A new study released by the Montana Department of Commerce predicts that Valley County will experience modest population growth in the decades ahead and then return to about present-day levels by 2060. From the estimated 2012 population of 7,604, the numbers will rise to a peak of 8,188 in 2028. This is almost exactly what the population of Valley County was in 1990. More than 100 fifth-graders from all the Valley Cou...

  • Pool Campaign Onto Plan B To Get New Pool In Glasgow

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Apr 5, 2023

    After hitting a roadblock earlier this year when a lone construction bid for a new pool, bathhouse and parking loop came in millions over the engineer estimate from July 2022, the Valley County Community Pool Campaign committee has been meeting, working and discussing with key stakeholders what the next steps will look like in order to get a new pool for Valley County. When the lone bid was reviewed in January, the bid came in at $4,693,422 with the breakdown of $2,288,695 for the swimming pool, $2,146,651 for the pool house structure and...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Kirsten Keiser, The Courier|Mar 8, 2023

    10 Years Ago Wednesday, March 6, 2013 The annual school election will be held Tuesday, May 7. There is one vacancy for the Glasgow School Board of Trustees this year, as Dr. Charles Wilson's term is set to expire. This is a three-year term. To date, no one has filed for the open position. Dr. Wilson has indicated he will not run for reelection after more than 20 years on the board. The Glasgow City Council heard a description of a proposed cooperative effort between the Glasgow and Long Run...

  • Glasgow City Council Meets For Regular Session

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Mar 1, 2023

    The Glasgow City Council met for their regular council meeting on Feb. 21 in the Council Chambers. Regular business was voted on including payment of claims in the amount of $131,839.68; payment of Valley Court Apartment claims in the amount of $1,709.37 and approval of the Feb. 6 regular council meeting minutes. There was a huge crowd in the public sitting area of the council chambers as the Siding 45 Skatepark committee and supporters were in attendance to discuss working with the city in order to find a location for a future city skatepark....

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled By Kirsten Keiser, The Courier|Mar 1, 2023

    10 Years Ago Wednesday, February 27, 2013 The Montana Department of Transportation is searching for wetlands that have been drained and/or partially drained that could be restored as mitigation for transportation projects. The Glasgow School Board's newly hired owner's representative for the proposed building and renovation project was introduced by Superintendent Bob Connors at a public meeting at East Side School on Monday evening. Paul Bishop, who was an architect in Montana, more than 20...

  • Montana State Announces Finalists For Agritourism And Sustainable Agriculture Program

    MSU News Service, For the Courier|Feb 15, 2023

    The Montana State University College of Agriculture has announced finalists for a new leadership program focused on sustainable agriculture and agritourism. The Montana Agritourism Fellows Program will center on the goal of developing leaders to advance sustainable agritourism. The fellowship is designed to engage agricultural producers and train them in methods of communicating and promoting sustainable agriculture for farmers, ranchers, professionals and communities. It was funded by a grant from the Western Sustainable Agriculture Research...

  • Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

    Oct 26, 2022

    EDITOR’S NOTE: Deadline for calendar additions is Mondays at noon. Please email your event to [email protected] or submit in person at the Courier office, 531 2nd Ave. S., Glasgow. The Valley County Pioneer Museum hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nemont Manor has activities scheduled throughout the month. If you would like a calendar, please contact 406-228-4306 or e-mail [email protected] and they will mail one to you. Events are also listed below. Through the winter, people can coordinate with staff to visit...

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