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 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    March 20, 2019 

18th Annual Chinese Auction Brings Funds to Fort Peck Theatre

The Fort Peck Fine Arts Council hosted the 18th Annual Chinese Auction on March 16 in the Cottonwood Inn and brought out attendees' competitive spirit, hoping to win one of the many prizes donated by...

 
 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    March 20, 2019 

Opheim Port of Entry Changing Hours

After announcing a proposal to cut hours at the Opheim, Scobey, Raymond and Morgan ports of entry, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has decided to make the changes effective April 14. Town halls have been scheduled to discuss the new hours wi...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    March 20, 2019 

Shopko to Close

Shopko announced Monday, March 18, that they will be closing all remaining stores. The move comes after Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings failed to restructure the company’s debt and save the retailer’s remaining locations across the...

 
 By Georgie Kulczyk    News    March 20, 2019 

Glasgow School Board Meets

The Glasgow School Board met in regular session on March 13 in the District Board Room. All trustees were present along with school administration, GEA representatives and district staff. During the public comment period, Kim Girard explained to the...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    March 20, 2019 

Sheriff's Office, GPD Team Up to Go Mobile

The Valley County Sheriff’s Office and the Glasgow Police Department have pooled resources to upgrade their electronic management systems. The upgrade will help the agencies go mobile, which, according to Sheriff Tom Boyer, will put the deputy...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    March 20, 2019 

Richter to be Undersheriff

Valley County Sheriff Tom Boyer has appointed a five-year veteran of the Valley County Sheriff's Office to serve as Undersheriff. Chris Richter assumed the position after a lengthy search that involve...

 

NWS Flood Projections Look Good for Glasgow

The National Weather Service in Glasgow is projecting a mild flood season for Spring, 2019. According to meteorologist Patrick Gilchrist, the projected flood risks for the area are minor flooding at 35 percent, moderate flooding at five percent and...

 

STAT Ambulance Service Receives Distinguished Designation

Stat Ambulance Service in Glasgow has been recognized for their commitment to pediatric care by receiving the Level IV Gold Pediatric EMS Service with the Safety Plus Endorsement by the Montana Emergency Medical Services for Children’s Program (EMS...

 

Irle Second-Graders Embody Important Figures

Ms. Melissa Hlad's and Ms. Denise Winchester's second-grade reading challenge groups embodied past and present heroes and figures from American history for the Living History Museum at Irle School on...

 

Valley County Friends of the Library Introduces New Character

The Valley County Friends of the Library has introduced a new character this year: Michelle Bigelbach. She took over as chair of the organization in January when Mary Armstrong, the prior chair, stepped down after being elected as county...

 

Search Leads to Positive Outcome

It was close to midnight Sunday, March 10, when Sheriff Tom Boyer received a call concerning two snowmobilers stranded near the Canadian border. According to the Sheriff, the father of one of the stranded men had called to tell him that they had...

 

Sunnier Days Ahead

"I remember walking behind Dad with my plastic golf set when he was mowing the lawn." That is how Andy Newton describes the beginning of his lifelong love of the game. At age seven, he picked up his...

 

Opheim Port of Entry Affected by Proposed Cut of Hours

U.S. Customs and Border Protection proposed recently to cut the hours of a handful of Montana’s ports of entry, including Opheim and Scobey. Under their proposal, the port of Opheim would be open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., year-round compared to their...

 

Legal Battles Continue to Stop Construction of KXL Pipeline

A month after TransCanada Corp. attorneys argued in front of Judge Brian Morris in Great Falls requesting the injunction he placed on the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline in November be lifted, Judge Morris ruled on Feb. 15 he would mostly...

 

GHS History Club Tracks Down Valley County Past

The students in the Glasgow High School History Club have been busy utilizing modern technology in order to find the past. In partnership with the Montana Preservation Alliance (MPA)’s Big Sky Schoolhouse Survey, these students, along with advisor...

 
 By Jay Taylor    News    March 6, 2019

Opheim...Way, Way Off Broadway

William Shakespeare once said, "Some are born to greatness, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them." The old bard may not have had the Opheim student body in mind when he...

 

Montana Legislators Fight and Win for Public Lands

Montana Senators Jon Tester and Steve Daines and Montana Representative Greg Gianforte supported and helped pass The Natural Resources Management Act (NRMA) which include 170 separate provisions and is the most important public lands legislation...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    March 6, 2019

Tempers Flare at City Council

Tempers were sparked as concerned citizens spoke during the public comment period at the Glasgow City Council on March 4. At least five participants from the public were looking to amend or express concerns about City Ordinance 1881, which relates...

 

Sundae and Mr. Goessl Bring Old Jazz to Valley County

The third artist in the Northeastern Arts Network Big Sky Concert Series' line-up, Sundae and Mr. Goessl, also known as Kate Voss and Jason Goessl, brought their unique vintage jazz sound to Irle...

 

Wheatgrass Arts and Gallery Moves and Expands

Wheatgrass Arts and Gallery has found a new home on 2nd Ave S, in downtown Glasgow, only a few doors down from their previous location inside of Little Campers. This move allows owner and local...

 

GHS Students Push to Aid Red Cross

The American Red Cross Blood Drive made a stop at the Glasgow High School on Feb. 19, allowing everyone the opportunity to donate blood in order to save lives. According to JMG advisor and GHS...

 

School Board Elections, Levy Approvals Kick Off

School board elections countywide have commenced and will be held on Tuesday, May 7. The Glasgow School District will hold an election to fill one school board seat. They will also have an election...

 

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