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 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 28, 2021 

Glasgow Schools Drop Mask Mandate

Students attending Glasgow Public Schools during 2021-2022 School Year need not worry about wearing masks to classes or receiving vaccinations, at least for now. "When we looked at easing the...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 28, 2021 

New City Councilmember

Lisa Koski has been appointed as Glasgow City Councilmember for Ward 1. She was sworn in during the regular city council meeting July 19. She succeeds Todd Young, former Ward 1 Councilmember, who...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 28, 2021 

Police Seek Public Help to ID Vandals

The Glasgow Police Department is investigating several incidents of vandalism which have occurred across the city since May. In late May there was eggings reported, said GPD Interim Chief Tyler...

 
 News    July 28, 2021 

Police Beat

There were 25 motor vehicle stops, seven assist citizens/public assists, six traffic controls, six animal controls, five hazards, three inspections requests, two dog/cat control calls and two reports...

 
 By Aaron Bolton    News    July 28, 2021 

Wildfire Smoke Drives People in Low-Vaccinated Areas Indoors

Missoula's new downtown library was teeming with people who might typically spend a Saturday afternoon hiking, biking or otherwise making the most of Montana's abundant outdoor recreation. One look...

 
 By For the Courier    News    July 28, 2021 

Lawsuit Filed Against Montana for Violating Constitutional Mandate

The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Montana, and the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) has filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of five Indian nations and 18 individual plaintiffs chall...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 21, 2021

West Nile Virus Destroys Lives

West Nile Virus, "will destroy you," warns former Valley County Sheriff's Deputy William "Bill" J. Soper. Soper nearly died when he was infected by a mosquito bite back in the summer months of 2013. "...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 21, 2021

Keeping the Water Flowing for Five Decades

The simple task of turning on a water faucet and filling up a glass is so ubiquitous one might forget the vast amount of work involved in getting it to the sink. For city of Glasgow residents, their...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 21, 2021

GPD Adopts New Motto, "POLICE," in Spirit of Community Outreach

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Glasgow Police Department was forced to limit in person contact with members of the community. Now, efforts are underway to reverse this trend. "Basically, there was...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 14, 2021

Tasha Morehouse-Mix Appoined as City Judge

Tasha Morehouse-Mix has been appointed as the new Glasgow City Court judge. Morehouse-Mix succeeds former Judge Lynn Gilbert, who is retiring after years of service. Morehouse-Mix presided over her...

 
 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...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 7, 2021

Beware the Mosquito Carrying West Nile Virus

With summer days comes the threat of the West Nile Virus (WNV), the leading cause of mosquito-borne disease in the continental United States. While there was only one human infected in 2020, and no...

 
 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)...

 

Mental Health First Aid Course Held

The Valley CARE Coalition on June 25 hosted a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course, taught by Connie Wethern, at the Glasgow Evangelical Church. "Connie did an amazing job engaging and connecting...

 
 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,...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    June 30, 2021

Northeast Montana SRT Trains for Hazardous Police Work

When the risk to public safety is elevated, The Northeast Montana Special Response Team (SRT) is ready at a moment's notice to spring into action. "SRT is a special police unit that has specialized...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    June 30, 2021

Governor Gianforte Visits Glasgow to Highlight Need for Child Care

Montana Governor Greg Gianforte on June 24 toured Scottie Daycare Center to highlight the needs for childcare as parents rejoin the workforce following the COVID-19 pandemic. The visit is part of...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    June 30, 2021

Valley County Community Pool At Risk of Closure

It is no longer a matter of if, but when, the aging Valley County Community Pool fails, said Jory Casterline, city of Glasgow Recreation Director. "Last Friday (June 18), we had a scare right before...

 
 By Tom Boyer    News    June 30, 2021

VCSO Awards Scholarships to DUI Essay Contest Winners

The Valley County Sheriff's Office DUI Task Force in cooperation with the Glasgow Police Department offered for the first time a county wide scholarship to seniors for the 2020/2021 school year. All s...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    June 23, 2021

Glasgow City council opens Police Chief position to outside candidates

The Glasgow City Council has voted to accept candidates for the position of police chief from both within and without the department. Glasgow Police Department Capt. Tyler Edwards currently is...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    June 23, 2021

Firefighters Douse Brush Fire Threatening Glasgow Neighborhood

A brushfire threatening a Glasgow neighborhood was extinguished Monday evening before any structures were damaged. The fire, located in the coulee in Northern Heights, also known as Honda Hills, was...

 
 By Courier Staff    News    June 23, 2021

The Courier Receives Slew of Awards

The Glasgow Courier earned several industry awards during the 2021 Montana Newspaper Association Convention in Big Sky. The Courier is in Division 3. AWARDS - • 1st Place, Best Front Page, A.J....

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    June 23, 2021

Multi-Million Dollar Raw Water Main Project Still on the Table

The Glasgow City Council continues to explore options to replace the nearly eight-mile-long raw water transmission main supplying the precious resource to municipal customers. As the water main...

 
 By Courier Staff    News    June 23, 2021

Police Beat

There were 15 motor vehicle stops, five barking/lost/loose cat/dog calls, seven loose/dead livestock calls, two public assists, three traffic control calls, four reports for record, and one...

 
 By Courier Staff    News    June 16, 2021

Newspaper Delivery Delayed

UPDATED AT 1:40 p.m. - Due to unforeseen technical issues at our printing facility in Havre, the June 16 edition of the Glasgow Courier has been delayed. The printing staff has been able to get the...

 

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