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 By Joan Campbell    Opinion    October 17, 2018 

Vote Ruth Dowell

Dear Editor, To my friends, neighbors and former neighbors in this awesome community of Glasgow, Montana. I would like to solicit your vote for my friend, Ruth Dowell, for the position of Valley County Clerk and Recorder/Superintendent of Schools. As...

 

We Support Joe Horn for Valley County Sheriff

Dear Editor, The Sheriff election is probably the most important issue on the voting ballot this year for Valley County. Back in 2002, Glenn Meier ran for Sheriff. At that time, he said one of the biggest assets was the knowledge of the county roads...

 
 By Karen Bender    Opinion    October 17, 2018 

Before You Vote for Sheriff

Dear Editor, If you were unable to go to the public forum put on by Joe Horn’s biological daughters, you can see what went on at the meeting by going to YouTube and type in “Horn Public Forum.” It was very informative. If you have young...

 

Rosendale Out of Touch with Eastern Montana

Dear Editor, Matt Rosendale has lived in eastern Montana for nearly two decades but over that time he still remains out of touch with eastern Montanans. During Rosendale’s 2014 campaign for the House of Representatives, he called for the transfer...

 
 By Blaine White    Opinion    October 17, 2018 

Support Ruth Dowell

Dear Editor, I am writing this letter on behalf of Ruth Dowell as she is currently running for the position of Valley County Clerk and Recorder. Ruth is familiar with our community and our county as she has lived here in the past and has family ties...

 
 By Ole Komrosky    Opinion    October 17, 2018 

Vote Yes on I-185

To the Editor, I am writing this letter to urge Valley County voters to vote “YES” on Initiative 185. With the increased revenue generated by I-185, Montana’s children, seniors, chronically ill and disabled persons will all benefit. The...

 

Life is Full of Lessons to Learn

Last Saturday, Ellie, our seven-year-old granddaughter, watched me as I started crocheting a set of potholders. Seeing how intensely she was watching me, I asked her if she wanted to learn how to crochet. With a big smile, she enthusiastically shook...

 
 By Mike Lang    Opinion    October 17, 2018 

Vote No on I-186

While in Helena at the legislature, I work to pass legislation that encourages good paying jobs and a clean environment. I know that you do not have to choose one over the other. I-186 is proposing to jeopardize those good paying jobs, and possibly...

 

In Support of Tom Boyer

Dear Editor, I am writing this letter in support of Tom Boyer as the write-in candidate for Valley County Sheriff/Coroner. During the next four years the Valley County Sheriff’s Office will face many challenges. The Sheriff will have to be a...

 
 By Mark Wicks    Opinion    October 10, 2018

Vote Judge Yvonne Laird

Dear Editor, I am giving Judge Yvonne Laird my unwavering endorsement in her bid to be retained as district judge. I have known Judge Laird and her family since I was eight years old. We grew up together, and she has been a big sister to me my...

 

Opheim Public School Gymnasium Update

Dear Editor, Most of you are aware that our school gym is currently closed for student and public use. I would like to dispel some of the rumors that might be circulating regarding the roof damage. First, the roof and ceiling are not collapsing. A...

 

In Support of Ruth Dowell

Dear Editor, I am writing this in support of Ruth Dowell for the office of County Clerk & Recorder. I have known Ruth since she was a child. I have watched her grow and handle the problems and challenges she has been dealt in life. I have been...

 

To ALL the Valley County Residents

Dear Editor, I am a resident of Nemont Manor. Moving to Nemont Manor was a tough decision for me, personally. I have come to realize in my first year of living here it was the BEST decision. When it was first announced that the full-pay tenants had...

 

Tom Boyer Earned My Vote

Dear Editor, Needless to say, I was shocked, when I entered my home and realized the other entrance door had been broken into and the safe in my office had been stolen. After assessing the situation, I went into town and reported the crime to the...

 

50 Years Goes By Fast

When I woke up Friday of last week, it was to the realization it really had been 50 years since my husband and I had gotten married. “Fifty years,” I thought. "How could it be? Wasn’t it just a few days ago we’d stood in the church my...

 

Telling Our Story

I attended the Two Rivers Economic Growth’s annual meeting last week. The guest speaker was Hal Stearns, noted Montana historian, who really has encyclopedic knowledge of our state. His presentation, “Montana Towns: Then, Now, and Tomorrow,...

 

Being Served First

Do you remember the days when men were always served first at the dinner table? Of course, this was at a time when you served big meals at a large kitchen or dining room table. I do remember my Grandmother telling us on many occasions to let the men...

 

A Thank You to Our Readers

As the nation celebrates National Newspaper Week, Oct. 7 through 13, I want to thank you, the reader, for making the Glasgow Courier a part of your week. For those who pick up the Courier at any one of our dealers, who stop in the Courier to purchase...

 
 By Mike Cooney    Opinion    October 3, 2018

When Our Rural Communities Thrive, Montana Thrives

Montana’s rural communities have always been the backbone of our economy, driving economic growth through a foundation of hard work and a strong tradition of agriculture. In Montana, when our rural communities are thriving, our entire state...

 

Letter from the Editor

Dear Reader, This week is National Newspaper Week, and, in honor of that, I wanted to editorialize a little about why we are so passionate about Glasgow, the news and telling peoples’ stories. If you go through the archives of the Courier, you can...

 
 By Dane Taylor    Opinion    October 3, 2018

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, As the longest serving Sheriff in the history of Valley County, I feel the need to put some input into the job of Sheriff/Coroner. The Sheriff/Coroner has many duties: the jail, dispatch, civil department, coroner, search and rescue and...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, My name is Amy Jo Horn-Brown. I am the biological daughter of Joseph Horn Jr. who is running for the position of Sheriff in your county. My sister, Gail Horn-Hayes, and I will be coming to Glasgow at the end of this week and would like...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I would like to thank all of the sponsors and hard-working individuals that worked to bring Heather McKay to Glasgow. I felt that her day of presentation to family, caregivers and others that have questions or concerns about...

 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I’m lucky enough to have many friends who are nurses. Amazing people really, who do the jobs many of us look away from. Caring for people in their worst, and sometimes most vulnerable moments. Keeping an open mind as to the situations...

 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, A recent opinion piece by Tom Reed of Trout Unlimited urged Montanans to support I-186. Reed claims that I-186 is “pro-mining but anti-pollution” - explaining that only environmentally responsible mines will be able operate if the... Full story

 

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