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St. Marie Village Association

Dear Editor, The St. Marie Village Association Board of Directors is giving notice to the public that DeAnn Ketchum does not represent the St. Marie Village Association in word or print - nor has had...

 

NE MT Fair

Another year for the NE MT Fair. There are so many things involved in this annual event. Those that are involved in 4-H, FFA, and maybe Open Class have been busy for a long time preparing for the week of the fair. We immediately think of the feeding...

 

Montana Trip June 2022

Dear Editor, After homesteading in Valley County and later living on farms bordering the Milk River near Hinsdale and Glasgow, the family of John Sherwood and Ruth Hellen Clark Sherwood, my parents,...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    July 20, 2022

Downtown Glasgow Fire

Remembering a major fire in downtown Glasgow maybe about 1952. I was just an elementary student in the North side school in Glasgow. I do remember the disaster, down to the fire hoses in the street while the fire was being fought. I am sure that...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    June 22, 2022

Weddings

As promised, memories of June weddings or mostly any wedding of the past. Do you remember when every bride to be made a trip to the store to select a china, crystal and silverware pattern of her choice? I may not remember correctly but it seems to...

 

A Note From Andy Meyers, Artistic Director at Fort Peck Summer Theatre

Dear Editor, Thank you for all your support as we embark on our 53rd season! The start of this summer was undeniably rocky, as we navigated around COVID cases, virtual rehearsals, cancelled flights...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    June 15, 2022

Graduation Seating Passes

First let me apologize to my readers. Too many things going on at one time. June is the month for graduations and weddings. I will start with graduation memories of my era. My senior year begin with a move from Opheim H.S to GHS. I had chosen to find...

 

HS All Class Reunion Looking For Volunteers

The Glasgow High School All Class Reunion, June 16 thru June 19, 2022, is fast approaching! Events and gatherings have been planned for returning alumni, family and friends and the locals too. The...

 

May Was Mental Health Awareness Month

Dear Editor, Eastern Montana Mental Health Center (EMMHC) would like to highlight community organizations that help make a difference. With May being Mental Health Awareness Month, we thought [it] wou...

 

Montana Red Cross

Dear Editor, Turning compassion into action has always been the Red Cross way, but we certainly don't do it alone. That's why we want to thank you for making Red Cross part of your community. Last...

 

Our Constitution is Clear – Let People Vote

Dear Editor, My grandfather Melvin Running Wolf was only 36 years old when all Native Americans finally gained the right to vote in the United States. Imagine that. Only three generations ago, not...

 

Montana Businesses Are In Favor Of Comprehensive Reform CI-121 Is Neither Comprehensive Nor A Reform

Dear Editor, The Montana Chamber of Commerce is the state's largest business advocacy organization, representing small and large business from rural to urban communities. Improving Montana's tax...

 

The Real Memorial Day

Dear Editor, What is the real Memorial Day ? When ? Why? Where? Memorial Day came about during our Civil War. Southern ladies wanted to honor the fallen soldiers. In 1868 General Logan picked May 30...

 

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Dear Editor, Hay prices, blizzards, drought, grasshoppers, fuel prices, wildfires. It's a tough time to be an agricultural producer. We're reaching out to see if you know of a rancher or farmer who...

 

Are We Tough Enough to Get Beyond the Weather?

Changing the Narrative on Rural Mental Health Dear Editor, We got a call this week from a friend and listener who said, "Maybe you ought to be careful about getting into this mental health stuff. My...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    May 25, 2022

Hauling Water

There are some of us that remember the days of hauling water, not just for drinking but for all household necessities. You learned early to conserve that commodity. Needless to say, you didn’t use an automatic washing machine or dishwasher, nor...

 

GHS All Class Reunion

Greetings Everyone! The Glasgow High School All Class Reunion, June 16 thru June 19, 2022, is fast approaching and a lot of fun events and gatherings have been planned for returning alumni, family...

 

Vote Yes Valley View

Dear Editor, I would like to encourage you to vote YES to extend the previous approved mill levy to support Valley View Nursing Home. Ten years ago, I would probably have voted no, but I got a wakeup...

 

Congratulations Montana High School and Postsecondary Graduates

Dear Editor, We, the below signed members of the State-Tribal Relations Committee, the Montana Legislature's liaison with tribal governments, write to congratulate Montana high school and...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    May 11, 2022

Watching Trains

Remember watching the trains traveling along the railroad track and always ending with a red caboose?I think that the caboose was used to house the crew or part of the crew anyway. I think this may have been a safety requirement but like so many...

 

Everyone Can Help Protect Children from Vehicular Heatstroke

Dear Editor, Since 1998, more than 900 children across the United States have died from heatstroke when unattended in a vehicle – an average of 38 deaths per year. Every one of these deaths could...

 

Why Matt Rosendale is NOT Fit To Be Montana's Representative & The Facts That Voters Need To Know

PAID POLITICAL CONTENT Dear Editor, Rosendale has a long history of saying one thing and doing the opposite. He has told Montanan's how much he values and supports protecting Public Lands, supports...

 

Comments On The BLM'S EA For The APR Changes

Dear Editor, There is a saying in northeastern Montana that a couple of good rains make every rancher a good grass manager. The converse is that a couple of years of severe drought show who the good...

 

Bison Restoration Guided by Science, Laws and Partnerships

Dear Editor, After four years of analysis and public input, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) issued their proposed decision on American Prairie's application to restore bison across 63,000 acres...

 

CI-121 Misleading, Bad For Montana

Dear Editor, Know the consequences before signing the petition to put CI-121 on the November ballot. At face value, CI-121 and freezing your residential property taxes may sound like a good idea. But...

 

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