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 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    April 1, 2020 

Gov. Bullock to Montanans: Stay at Home

In a continued effort to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), Governor Bullock extended closures of public schools and dine-in food service as well as alcoholic beverage businesses through...

 
 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    April 1, 2020 

Schools Transition To Remote Learning

Students, school staff and parents started a new reality this week as schools within the county have now shifted to remote learning in absence of in-person classroom instruction. Utilizing modern technology such as Google Classroom, online meeting...

 
 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    April 1, 2020 

Community Solutions For Healthcare Workers

As the threat of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread throughout the country and Montana, hospitals and medical facilities are encountering a shortage of necessary equipment to keep healthca...

 
 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    April 1, 2020 

Relief Package Signed by President

After much partisan fighting and negotiations, President Donald Trump signed a coronavirus relief package March 27 intended to provide economic assistance for people and businesses across the country. The $2 trillion Covid-19 Phase 3 rescue package...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    April 1, 2020 

KXL To Go Forward Amid Pandemic

TC Energy has confirmed their plans to move forward with construction of the Keystone XL pipeline in Phillips and Valley counties during the COVID-19 pandemic. The planned construction project has...

 
 By Dawn OMalley    News    April 1, 2020 

How to Ease Children's Anxiety About COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed our lives in ways we never would have imagined. Discussions about the virus dominate the news. Many schools and businesses are closed or running remotely. Sports events, concerts and movie theater showings are canceled. So,...

 

Students, Staff And Parents Adjust To No School

*Editor's Note: After this article was written and published, Governor Steve Bullock extended the closure of all Montana K-12 schools until April 10.* Students and school staff started their second...

 

Key Takeaways from Dr. Millard's Livestream

On March 21, the Valley County Health Officer Dr. Anne Millard held a Facebook livestream to answer questions and inform the public about the COVID-19 pandemic that has affected much of the world and led to an order to shut down dine in bars,...

 

Emergencies Declared, Health Orders Issued

Measures Aimed at Preventing Over-Burdened Hospital Valley County has declared a state of emergency as of March 17. The city followed suit on March, 19, declaring a state of emergency at a 3 p.m. emergency meeting of the City Council. The actions...

 

Valley County Food Bank Continues Work Despite Challenges

The Valley County Food Bank, an all-volunteer organization, has found a way to keep serving those in the community who face food insecurity. Dealing with the closure of most brick-and-mortar...

 

An Important Message To Courier Readers

During this time of uncertainty and unknowns, the Glasgow Courier remains committed to keeping subscribers and communities well informed on not only the pandemic but also the local news. The staff is committed to fulfilling our important role while...

 

What Goes Down, May Come Up

The news is full of stories that show toilet paper shortages throughout the country, including shortages in the State of Montana. As a result, people may choose to use other products that aren’t meant to be flushed, such as baby wipes, paper...

 

Jail To Maintain Current Inmates

The Valley County Detention Center will not release any current inmates, according to Valley County Sheriff Tom Boyer. The decision comes from Justice of the Peace Christina Hillman and follows a Montana Supreme Court guidance signed by Chief...

 

State Programs For COVID Relief

The State of Montana has taken measure to provide relief to Montanans that are financially affected by the COVID-19 emergency. Specifically, the state has facilitated small business loans, streamlined unemployment benefits, opened up Federal...

 
 By DPHHS    News    March 25, 2020

Scams Related To COVID-19: Protect Yourself From More Than The Virus

Social Security Scams Scam: Caller claims to be from Social Security and says that the outbreak has forced a reorganization of their records. They want to confirm your personally identifiable information, like your Social Security number. Social...

 

Sorry We're Closed

Courier Readers, In response to guidelines set down by the Centers for Disease Control and the County Health Officer, we are locking our doors at the Glasgow Courier. We will still bring you the news, features and stories you've come to love and...

 

Governor Bullock Issues Stay at Home Directive to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

On March 26, Governor Steve Bullock issued a Directive requiring Montanans to stay home and temporarily closes all nonessential businesses and operations to curtail the spread of COVID-19. The order, which goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. on March 28,...

 

Valley County Health Officer Issues Quarantine Order for All Entering Valley County

*Editor's Note: This is a developing story and we encourage you to check back regularly for further details as they are made available.* The Valley County Health Officer Dr. Anne Millard has issued an order that all persons entering Valley County...

 

KXL To Go Forward in Midst of Pandemic

This story has been updated. The updated story can be found at https://www.glasgowcourier.com/story/2020/04/01/news/kxl-to-go-forward-amid-pandemic/8663.html. TC Energy has confirmed their plans to...

 

Stay At Home - Protect Your Household

March 31, 2020 The majority our residents and businesses are doing exactly what is in this order to protect their families and neighbors, but we want to clarify expectations within our community. First and foremost – PROTECT YOUR HOUSEHOLD. Your...

 

Coronavirus Confirmed In Montana

Four presumptively positive cases of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, were confirmed by the Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) on March 13, two more cases were confirmed on March 14. while two more cases were confirmed on...

 

"Hakuna Matata"

Glasgow Middle School students performed The Lion King Jr., to an exclusive audience of special guests during Golden Ticket night on March 12, followed by two performances during the weekend, March 13...

 

Local Businesses Do Their Part To "Social Distance"

*This list has changed due to recent actions taken by the order signed by the Valley County Health Officer on March 19* The Valley County Health Officer has ordered that all bars, brew pubs, casinos, and restaurants, except for drive-thru, delivery a...

 

City and County Respond to COVID-19

The City of Glasgow and Valley County are working on plans to maintain essential services in the wake of a statewide emergency declaration by Governor Steve Bullock on March 15. Representatives and elected officials from government, local...

 

Valley County Board Of Health Urges Steps To Prevent Illness

The Valley County Board of Health urges the public and places of business to implement the following steps now to prevent the spread of illness within the community: Always use proper hand washing Before, during, and after preparing food Before eatin...

 

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