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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...

 

Stock Corrals

Have you noticed that you very seldom see stock corrals along the side of railway depots as you are traveling along the highways? Remember the days when most all livestock was shipped via rail car for their journey to feedlots? Almost all small...

 

VC Commissioners Protest Letter To BLM On APR Decision

The following letter written by the Valley County Commissioners was sent to Field Manager Tom Darrington at the Bureau of Land Management Malta Office on April 13. Tom Darrington, Field Manager Bureau of Land Management Malta Field Office 50 I South...

 

Easter

Remember when Easter meant new Easter bonnets and gloves and probably even a new outfit for spring? Of course, hats were always part of our Church attire, but that was before the casual church going attire. I am not sure that I remember when the...

 

What Happens In The Brain Of A Nicotine User?

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a four-part series regarding nicotine use and stress. The first part was printed in the April 13, 2022, edition of the Glasgow Courier. When a smoker puffs on a cigarette, nicotine is carried into the lungs via...

 

First JUULs, Now Puff Bars: More Persistent than Ever

JUUL vape products made headlines in 2019 as sales of sweet and fruity flavors were cancelled in the U.S., but the 2020 National Youth Tobacco Survey reports that Puff Bar has overtaken the e-cigarette giant. Puff Bars and competitors like FLUM... Full story

 

CI-121

Dear Editor, Constitutional Initiative 121 or CI-121 is a proposed initiative petition currently circulating to gather enough signatures to qualify for the ballot this November. If asked, decline to...

 

Product of the USA Label Controversy

Dear Editor, In March of 2020 the USDA made a statement that the present definition of the Product in USA label was confusing consumers. The admission came in response to a petition filed by the...

 

Stockwater Rights Vs. The WWF's Plans

Dear Editor, Unfortunately, the stars are lining up for the World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) grandiose plan to rewild the Northern Great Plains. Their pilot project in northeastern Montana, being...

 

The Battle For The Soul Of Central Montana Is On

Dear Editor, In the next few weeks, it is believed that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will be releasing its Record of Decision (ROD) on the American Prairie Reserve's (APR) application for...

 

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