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Regarding the Coronavirus Vaccine

Dear Editor, I have been in practice as a physician in Glasgow for just over three years, and the past year has certainly been difficult for me, my staff and our patients. Lately, I have been asked by... Full story

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    January 27, 2021 

Remembering Unusual Winters

This has been an unusual winter as we have had very little adverse weather other than high winds. We can count our blessings that we have not had lots of snow on the ground. If you did not grow up... Full story

 

Montana Indians Deserve a Better Budget

Dear Editor, Native communities have been disproportionately hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic, and many of us have lost loved ones to this virus. Many more have suffered from the reopened wounds of...

 

Unions Still Matter

Dear Editor, As the 67th Legislative session begins, we once again see the ugly head of the Montana Citizens for the Right to Work coalition rise. Their executive director, Mr. Randy Pope claims that...

 

Election Days at Tampico Hall

I had occasion the other day to make a visit to the Tampico Hall. I was surprised at how nostalgic the visit made me. Opening the door to the building and seeing the wooden benches and tables brought back many memories of community card parties,...

 

Montana Businesses Need Protection from COVID-19 Liability

Dear Editor, Montana, along with the rest of the US, has suffered through almost an entire year filled with the devastating COVID-19 pandemic.  The impact on our health can be quantified by...

 

Montana Wildlife Federation on Gov. Gianforte's Proposed Budget

This budget is a good starting point and continues to fund the state agencies and outdoor programs that support wildlife protection, enhance public access, and conserve our working lands. Previous...

 

When Shoes Lasted Forever

Thank you to my friend for seeing that I had an article for this issue of the Courier. Do you remember back in the day when a pair of shoes lasted forever. Shoes were passed down from one kid to the...

 

Stories from the Strong: Schizophrenia

The Valley CARE Coalition proudly presents stories from Valley County residents who have struggled, continue to struggle, or have found peace surrounding mental health, substance use disorders, or...

 

State Parks and Fishing Access Still Matter

Dear Editor, As one of the most challenging years in Montana history comes to a close, we want to call Montanans' attention to the important role our state parks and fishing access sites have played d...

 

Season's Greetings From Scotlnd

Dear People of Glasgow, Montana, Season's Greetings from friends in Glasgow, Scotland. We would love to welcome you one day to come and visit us and my wife Alice, and baby son Oliver (6 months),...

 

The Twelve Days of Christmas

Dear Editor, I am writing to you about the "Twelve Days of Christmas" which begin on December 25 and end on January 5 which is Twelfth Night. The twelve days of Christmas are not a twelve day...

 

In the Midst of a Pandemic

Dear Editor, Eugene's Pizza was a part of my growing up in Valley County. It was where we went to celebrate, a place to hang out with friends, and a place that was unique in our vast state. When I...

 

In Response

Dear Editor, After reading Ms. Sarah Hitchcock's letter to the editor in the Dec. 2, 2020, Courier, I must say I will agree to disagree. I understand Ms. Hitchcock's stance on the paramount...

 

Wearing Masks

Dear Editor, I was in a restaurant eating when a person entered through a door with a sign stating masks required. The person left slamming the door and cursing. Later three entered but just left...

 

Concerning Masks

Dear Editor, It was with much interest that I read the letter by Sarah Hitchcock concerning the wearing of masks. I will definitely give her credit for one statement, she has a right to not wear a...

 

Wear Your Mask

Dear Editor, Sarah Hitchcock used some very fine words to announce her choice to not wear a mask. Concerning the Danish study, it would be wise to fact check the study, which was not done, to make an...

 

Stories From the Strong

The Valley CARE Coalition proudly presents stories from Valley County residents who have struggled, continue to struggle, or have found peace surrounding mental health, substance use disorders, or behavioral health. Battling this is a symbol of...

 

Cooking And Making Memories

Garden produce has been harvested and the holidays are fast approaching, bringing a lot of baking to mind. I am a happy owner of the Pioneer Museum Cookbook, “Our Pioneer Heritage.” I really enjoy just flipping through the pages. If you are...

 

In Response

Dear Editor, I felt compelled to write after reading the letter authored by Gordon Bell, M.D., published in the Glasgow Courier on November, 25, 2020. As a common citizen of the United States, I do...

 

Wearing Masks

Dear Editor, Masks. The science is clear that masks help prevent Covid-19. The pleas to use them are coming from survivors, many of whom were doubters and physicians of all sorts. Some say they have...

 

The Evolution Of Businesses

Driving in the business section in our town of Glasgow, I find it sad to see all of the businesses that have closed over the years, and it made me think of all of the businesses Glasgow used to have in days gone by. Of course, during the days of the...

 

Letters To The Editor

Dear Editor, It all started on a Tuesday with a high fever and then dry, hacking cough. The next day I was tested, and several days later found out I was positive for COVID-19. During the next week of stay-at-home/quarantine, the cough, fever and los...

 

Letters To The Editor

Dear Editor, I was born and raised in Glasgow, and after high school left for college to live in the Pacific Northwest. I’ve always considered myself somewhat of a dual citizen as I’ve generally visited Glasgow 1-2 times a year since. My wife...

 

Letters To The Editor

Dear Editor, I would like to respond to the letter to the editor from Karl Ward [The letter referenced was printed in the Nov. 4, 2020, issue of the Glasgow Courier titled “In Response To Oct. 28 Letter”]. His letter contends that our community...

 

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