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In Response To Damien Austin's Letter In Aug. 31 Issue

Dear Editor, 1. Federal approval to graze public lands was established many years ago, but was limited to production of domestic cattle, not bison. 2. Why is the Federal Government allowing grazing...

 

Water Rights

Dear Editor, Stockwater is one of Montana's oldest water uses and is critical to the continued survival of a Montana livestock industry. Before the Montana Water Use Act of July 1, 1973, livestock...

 

Caution To All Drivers

Dear Editor, Now that school is back in session again it is time to caution drivers at all intersections! Watch for yield signs and follow right-of-way rules!! Last Wednesday early evening I was...

 

Why Are We Treated Differently?

Dear Editor, The Montana Cattlemen's Association is disappointed in the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) decision to authorize the American Prairie Reserve to use 63,065 acres of public lands in...

 

Just A Little Reminisce!

Editor’s Note: The following was submitted from a subscriber: Read about the tornado in Glentana in the Glasgow Courier. While stationed in Opheim Radar Base, before being discharged after four years of service in the USAF, my wife Connie O’rre...

 

Creating Access and Restoring Wildlife

Dear Editor, Every person in Montana, regardless of income, deserves an opportunity to enjoy our great outdoors. That's why I'm happy to report that two recent developments at American Prairie have...

 

Montanans: Plan For A Sober Ride and Help Everyone Get Home Safely This Labor Day Weekend

As the Labor Day weekend approaches, Valley County Sheriff’s Office, Glasgow Police Department, and the Montana Highway Patrol (MHP) are encouraging Montanans to plan for a sober ride home before celebrating. Labor Day weekend marks the tail end of...

 

Fair Fireworks

I am sorry readers, but I do have a couple more memories that sit in my brain. Did there use to be firework displays for evening entertainment one night of the Fair? Maybe I am just remembering fire works held at the Fair Grounds for the 4th of...

 

Republican Maps for Indian Country: Broken Promises

Dear Editor, The Montana Districting and Apportionment Commission is responsible for redrawing state legislative districts to reflect every community in Montana. Voters need to be able to elect...

 

Showing At The Fair

As promised, more Fair memories. It was heart breaking to see the lack of exhibits this year. When Homemaker Clubs were active in this area there were a lot of baking, canning, sewing, etc. exhibits. I do remember, back in the day, that many times...

 

Wonderful Experience

Dear Editor, Hello, I felt it was necessary to take the time to say that as we passed through your town on our way back from Minnesota to Alberta my buddies and I couldn't help but notice how...

 

Nursing Home

Dear Editor, I had hoped that this letter would not have to [be] written but the problem at the nursing home does not seem to be going away. The need to spend county money is all caused by one man,...

 

Justice Ingrid Gustafson

PAID POLITICAL CONTENT Dear Editor, Justice Ingrid Gustafson is the right choice to remain on the Montana Supreme Court. She is a fair, impartial, and independent jurist, and she upholds the rule of l...

 

Fair Memories

Remember the days when you went to the night show at the NE MT Fair with a jacket and maybe a blanket. That definitely was not the case this year. Maybe you remember when they held the Fair in Sept. I think about 4-H and FFA exhibitors and wondered...

 

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...

 

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