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New Speed Limits On Hwy 42

Those driving in and out of Fort Peck have noticed updated speed limit signs on the Fort Peck Highway, specifically MT Highway 42 and 24, reducing the speed limit to 60 miles per hour. These new signs...

 

Senator Tester Talks Inflation Reduction Act

After the U.S. Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act, Senator Jon Tester (D) took time to discuss the bill and its intended effects with the Courier. The Senator’s staff highlighted three major impacts of the bill as related to Montana...

 

Valley View Home Obtains Another $500,000 From County

During their Discussion and Decision meeting on Aug. 3, the Valley County Commissioners in attendance, Commissioner Paul Tweten and Commissioner John Fahlgren, voted to provide Valley View Home another $500,000 appropriation to help keep the nursing...

 

VC Commissioners Approve Putting Marijuana Excise Tax On November Ballot

After initially meeting on July 20 and then postponing the final decision until July 27, the Valley County Commissioners voted to put Resolution No. 19-2022 on the November ballot, which would present to voters the question of a three percent excise...

 

VC Commissioners Postpone Putting Marijuana Excise Tax On Ballot

During their Discussion and Decision meeting on July 20, the Valley County Commissioners postponed making the decision to put a three percent local-option marijuana excise tax on the sale of medical and non-medical marijuana in Valley County on the...

 

Valley View Holds Community Meeting To Discuss Levy Measure

After spending the past month touring Valley County, Valley View Home’s administrator Wes Thompson and Haylie Shipp, with the Vote Yes Valley View campaign, stopped at the Cottonwood Inn in Glasgow on May 19 to discuss the upcoming ballot measure...

 

VC Commissioners Protest Letter To BLM On APR Decision

The following letter written by the Valley County Commissioners was sent to Field Manager Tom Darrington at the Bureau of Land Management Malta Office on April 13. Tom Darrington, Field Manager Bureau of Land Management Malta Field Office 50 I South...

 

Commissioners, City Council and Pool Committee Discuss Pool Status

Members of the Valley County Pool Campaign committee, Glasgow City Council, including Mayor Rod Karst, all three Valley County Commissioners and resident of Hinsdale Jerry Arnold, met in the Courthouse Community Room on March 22 to continue...

 

Valley CARE Coalition Updates Community

The Valley CARE Coalition held their annual meeting on March 22 at the Glasgow Evangelical Church to remind the community what they do, what they have accomplished over the past year and discuss what the future could hold for the group with input...

 

Valley County Successful In Application For Duck Creek Road

The Valley County Commissioners advised that the proposal they submitted for Duck Creek Road improvements to the Montana Federal Lands Access Program (FLAP) has been approved for $4.7 million. The original proposal included a $50,000 match from...

 

Commissioners Opposes Tax Levy and Joint Operation For New Pool

The Valley County Commissioners met on March 9 to discuss whether or not to impose a tax levy on county property owners in order to assist with the construction of a new swimming pool in Glasgow. The meeting was held in the Courthouse community room...

 

No New Vote to Limit Marijuana Business in Valley County

While Valley County currently no limitations on the types of marijuana businesses allowed, some residents of smaller communities have voiced concerns about allowing businesses to set up shop. "My...

 

'All I am Asking For is a Fighting Chance'

During their regular meeting Jan. 26, the Valley County Commissioners threw a much needed lifeline to Valley View Home of Glasgow, a licensed 96-bed nursing home facility. Both Board President John...

 

CARE Coalition Champions Behavioral Health

Data gathered from our state and nation continues to show that 1 in 5 persons deal with behavior health problems that interfere with a normal functioning life. This data means that about 1,500...

 

The Wild West of Weed in Valley County

In Valley County, it is no longer the case of smoke it if you can find it, but smoke it if you want it. As of Jan. 1, Montanans age 21 and older can legally purchase and use marijuana for...

 

Top Headlining Articles of 2020

Biden Intends to Rescind Keystone XL Permit JAN. 20 - In yet another setback to TC Energy and the building of the Keystone XL pipeline, CBC in Canada was first to report on Jan. 17 confirmation of...

 

County Commissioners Vote to Ease Fire Restrictions

During their regular meeting Wednesday morning, County Commissioners Mary Armstrong and Paul Tweten voted to ease fire restrictions. Chair John Fahlgren was away on county business. Valley County has been under Stage 1 Fire Restrictions due to the... Full story

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    August 18, 2021

'A Source of Strength and Compassion'

Valley County Sheriff's Office has a new chaplain who will provide faith based support to members of the law enforcement community, first responders and citizens at large. "I covet your prayers so I...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 7, 2021

Valley County Approves Five-Year Capitol Improvements Plan

The three Valley County Commissioners have identified the top ten infrastructure projects needing to be addressed in the near- to mid-future as part of the five-year Capitol Improvement Plan (CIP)...

 
 By Chris Mcdaniel    News    June 30, 2021

Fireworks Banned for 4th of July

The usage of fireworks this 4th of July weekend has been banned due to extreme fire hazard due to ongoing drought and extreme heat conditions blistering Valley County. During their meeting Wednesday,... Full story

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 19, 2021

Three County Commissioners Voice Opposition to President Biden's '30x30' Initiative

The Three Valley Commissioners have approved a resolution opposing the federal government’s “30x30” land preservation goal. President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Jan. 27 he said would help restore balance on public lands and waters,...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 19, 2021

Valley County Burn Ban Lifted

The three Valley County Commissioners have lifted the burn ban, allowing farmers to burn their fields with a permit from the fire department. “A burn ban means we won't give any permits for burning,” said Chairman John Fahlgren. “With our...

 

In Brief

LOCAL NEWS Valley County Free Tree Day 1,000 Trees Donated Thursday, May 13 ws another successful Valley County Free Tree Day. Resilient friends, supporters and volunteers turned out to get in on the action. One thousand seedlings in the five...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 5, 2021

Heated Discussion at County Commissioners Meeting Over Refuse District

Community ire over the recent disbanding of the former Valley County Refuse District Board was on full display during the April 28 County Commissioner meeting. "To dissolve a board is your last...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 5, 2021

Brian "Auzzie" Austin To Stay On In New Refuse District Manager Spot

Brian “Auzzie” Austin has been chosen to fill the new position of Valley County Refuse District Manager. Austin was formerly the Valley County Landfill manager, a position eliminated in effort to tackle massive indescrepencies with how customers...

 

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