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Protect Yourself From COVID-19 Scammers

Dear Editor, At a time when everyone is impacted by this pandemic crisis, it's hard to imagine that anyone would want to cause additional harm. Yet, right now there are thieves who want to bilk you...

 

PSC & NWE – Please Do The Right Thing

Dear Editor, As a state legislator, I've been saying for years that NorthWestern Energy has been gaming the system and that the Public Service Commission has allowed that to happen. We now find...

 

Easter Verse Passover

Dear Editor, [It is] the days of Passover when Jesus Christ actually died. He rose again exactly 3 days and 3 nights later exactly on the feast of First Fruit. There is a story in the Bible that tells...

 

Medicaid Reform Will Not Lead to Abortions

Dear Editor: For over 100 years, Holy Rosary Healthcare has delivered quality healthcare services to counties throughout eastern Montana. We continue to take pride in living our Mission to reveal and...

 

From The Valley County Sheriff's Office

To the residents of Valley County, The Valley County Sheriff’s Office is working closely with the County Commissioners, County Attorney, County Health Department, and the County Health Official during this COVID-19 virus pandemic. We ask that you...

 

MT House Of Representative Republican Candidate Introduction

Dear Editor, My name is Joyce Stone and I'm your Republican candidate for the Montana House of Representatives serving District 33, which spans the Hi-Line from Glasgow to Havre. I had planned to...

 

Strengthening Our Democracy Against COVID-19

Dear Editor, Our democracy can stand up to a lot - but COVID-19 will test us. The threat of this rapidly spreading virus has fundamentally changed our lives as Americans and Montanans seemingly overni...

 

Montanans Deserve Better After COVID-19

Dear Editor, Life is changing before our eyes. With COVID-19's rapid spread, we've witnessed first-hand institutions we once took for granted being put to the test in ways we couldn't have imagined...

 

COVID-19 Pandemic Public Information

Dear Glasgow Residents, As this public health crisis continues to develop, we are facing unprecedented challenges managing the situation and I want the public to know that the City of Glasgow is committed to the health and wellbeing of our residents...

 

From The Commissioners

Dear Valley County Residents, The past few weeks have been challenging as we move through turbulent and uncharted “COVID-19 pandemic” waters together. Our dedicated county employees are working to make sure that you get the essential services...

 

A Message From The Valley County Sheriff's Office

The Valley County Sheriff’s Office is working closely with the County Commissioners, County Attorney, County Health Department, and the County Health Official during this COVID-19 virus pandemic. We ask that you continue to follow the directives...

 

Rallying Together As Montanans In Times Of Crisis

Dear Editor, Montanans are no strangers to challenging and unprecedented times. In 2017, we tackled the most expensive fire season on record and the largest since the big burn of 1910. Through...

 

Did The DNRC Commit Fraud In Giving Our Water Rights To The BLM?

Dear Editor, Anyone reading the Feb. 19, Glasgow Courier would realize the Valley County Conservation District has been trying to get to the bottom of the illegal theft of our vested water rights...

 

SBA's Disaster Assistance

Dear Editor, Montana's small businesses are the fabric of our economy and their success is dependent on the ability to freely market products and services to communities across the state. As...

 

Stand Against Divisive And Hateful Rhetoric

Dear Courier, I normally don't read Virgel Vaupel's columns in the BS Buzz, but a final sentence of his jumped out at me today, and I feel compelled to address it. The sentence came at the end of a...

 

Stocking Up On Paper Goods

I was visiting with an out-of-state friend the other day and was told that Costco was limiting the amount of toilet tissue and water that an individual could purchase. Living in the “Middle of Nowhere,” it did take me awhile to connect it with...

 

Hoyer Also Shovels Snow After Accident

Dear Editor, I was pleased to read your story about Michael Hoyer. He is also great at snow removal. He and his dad shoveled snow off my driveway and sidewalks once before his accident. It wasn't...

 

Awareness Of Challenges Faced By People With Disabilities Is Only The First Step

Dear Editor, This March we celebrate the 33rd Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. In 1987, President Ronald Reagan issued a public proclamation that called on all Americans to provide...

 

Get To Know Raph Graybill

Dear Editor, A little over a year ago, a brilliant lawyer helped secure the future of our family ranch. Raphael Graybill, in his role as chief legal counsel for the governor, went to battle for privat...

 

U.S. Marine Did Not Die Alone

Dear Mr. Etherington, I am writing to "The Courier" to clarify an article that you, Mr. Etherington wrote, which was published on Feb. 12, 2020, entitled "U.S. Marine Laid To Rest In Hinsdale." Mr. Et...

 

None Dare Call It Spying

Dear Editor, At our last work session, I was taken to the woodshed by my colleagues on the Public Service Commission. Yup. A good, old-fashioned tongue lashing – led by that paragon of...

 

Montana Cowboy Hall Of Fame Debacle

My Fellow Montanans, The Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame Debacle continues. The MCHF Board has wasted nearly $1 million and no one has been held to account. The only way to resolve the malfeasance and...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    March 4, 2020

Starting The Month Of March

Do we even talk about March coming in like a Lion or Lamb anymore? Looking at our weather Monday morning I was trying to decide just how we would define “Lion or Lamb.” The temperatures are certainly not frigid, however I see snow and wind from...

 

Trump Trade Winning Streak a Huge Boost for Montana Ag

Dear Editor, America is on a trade winning streak. Over the past five months, President Trump closed the deal on major trade agreements with our four largest trading partners – Canada, Mexico,...

 

Ice Skating Of The Past

I am sure that I have remembered ice skating of the past before but---as many of you know several creeks in our area have run big, resulting in some massive skating ponds. I will admit that skating on these outdoor “rinks” does present...

 

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