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How Many Of You Knew?

Dear Editor, I just found out something and I wonder how many of you knew that on June 25, 2019, Governor Bullock ordered the state flag removed and replaced so he could fly the gay pride rainbow flag... Full story

 

On The NAWCA

Dear Editor, The Ranchers Stewardship Alliance thanks President Trump's Interior Secretary David Bernhardt and the other members of the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission (MBCC) for their approval...

 

Keep Fighting To Lower Prescription Drug Costs

Dear Editor, We must keep working to lower prescription drugs prices in Montana. After conducting a nearly two-year investigation into drug costs, including taking several major players to court in order to access information, my team and I brought...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    July 17, 2019 

The Small Town Swimming Hole

Do you remember your swimming days of the past? I grew up in a small town and the country. No access to a swimming pool. I never did become a good swimmer, but some of us in the North Country spent a few summer days at the “Post.” The “Post...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    July 10, 2019

Remembering Bull-Nose Rings

If you grew up as a country kid you may remember seeing, or having, bulls around your area that sported a Bull Ring. These bull rings were not anything fancy or dressy for the bull, although many of these rings of the past were made of brass, which c...

 

Independence Day Has A Special Meaning for Montana's Small Businesses

Dear Editor, The United States is a nation founded by entrepreneurs who were, by definition, risk takers. In fact, many of America's founding fathers were small business owners who provided needed...

 

Working Women of WWII

Dear Editor, American Rosie the Riveter Association is trying to locate women who worked on the home front during WWII. Thousands of women worked to support the war effort as riveters, welders,...

 

Farm Families Weighed Down By Stress

Dear Editor, Farm families are under increased stress this season, challenged by weather, trade issues, the farm economy and many other factors that are out of their control. Stress impacts our...

 
 By Helen DePuydt    Opinion    July 3, 2019

Figures of Yesteryear

Around Christmas time 1921, when Mary Jane and her little daughter of Glasgow were visiting Mary Jane’s parents in Malta the two came down with the measles. The little girl had black dots over her entire body. Mary Jane wanted a bath for at least...

 

Glasgow's Fireworks Ordinance

Sec 14-14 Fireworks Revised Definitions: Per 50-37-101 Montana Code Annotated. Fireworks defined. The term “fireworks” means any combustible or explosive composition or any substance, combination of substances, or article prepared for the...

 

No More Relay

Dear Editor, The organizing committee for the Northeast Montana Relay For Life has made a change in their activities. What this means is that we will no longer be having a Relay For Life event in...

 

Inappropriate Time and Place

Dear Editor, In May, we traveled to Glasgow for our grandson's graduation. While there, we attended the Sports Banquet and heard Jim Lockwood speak. It seemed inspirational in the beginning; with...

 

Montanans Have Reason To Celebrate Our Outdoors This Summer

Dear Editor, As the long days of summer get into full swing, Montanans and visitors alike have begun to reconnect with our state parks, our one-of-a-kind outdoor recreation experiences, and the...

 

Honoring Glasgow Son Who Stormed Normandy

The following was submitted by R. Walby Johnson in honor of the 75th anniversary of D-Day on June 6. Ed Peterson had to leave Glasgow before completing his senior year and was on one of the first...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    June 19, 2019

Buster Brown Clothing

“I’m Buster Brown. I live in a shoe. Arf! Arf! That’s my dog Tige. He lives in there too.” This little rhyme came to my attention the other day. I think that I remember this being connected to commercials for Buster Brown clothing, but if I...

 

Elder Abuse Awareness Day – Let's Protect Montana's Aging Population

Dear Editor, We have to act together to stop abuse of older Montanans. June 15 is Elder Abuse Awareness Day, a perfect time to focus on how we can stop this all too common, unconscionable crime. This...

 

Dreams and Hopes

Textbooks have been closed, last tests taken, and new journeys have begun. For some, those journeys are a new path in life. Over the years, parents have done their best to raise their children to be responsible adults, holding themselves accountable...

 

Thank You to the Great People of Montana

Dear Editor, A couple of weeks ago, I had a Letter to the Editor published in this newspaper. It said that I was doing a state report on Montana and asked you to send me some information. Your...

 

Wounded Warrior Project Advocates in Congress

Dear Editor, Earlier last week, the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) offered a great "Statement for the Record" to the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee. WWP's analysis focused on five different sections...

 

In Response to Stoneberg

Dear Editor, A recent letter to the editor from Ron Stoneberg contained factually inaccurate information about the work of American Prairie Reserve. I'd like to set the record straight. Mr. Stoneberg...

 

Amtrak at Rise Again

Dear Editor, I attended the Rail Passenger Conference on Saturday [May 18] in Cut Bank. One takeaway from the meeting that everyone in northern Montana needs to be aware of: the 2019 legislature...

 

Montana Public Service Commission

Dear Editor, After two weeks of proceedings, the Montana Public Service Commission has concluded its hearing on the NorthWestern Energy rate case - one week ahead of schedule. I would like to extend m...

 
 By Greg Gianforte    Opinion    May 29, 2019

Recognizing Tanja Fransen of Glasgow for Spirit Of Montana

The following is a transcript of the Congressional Record during Congressman Greg Gianforte’s weekly recognition of Montanans in the U.S. House of Representatives. On May 17, he recognized Tanja Fransen with the Spirit of Montana Commendation for...

 

EMS Week Proclamation

To designate the Week of May 19-25, 2019, as Emergency Medical Services Week WHEREAS, emergency medical services is a vital public service; and WHEREAS, access to quality emergency care dramatically...

 

Introducing the HOPE Org.

To the People of Valley County: As many of you have heard by now, we are no longer doing a Relay For Life in Glasgow.  The American Cancer Society has undergone a number of changes with their...

 

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