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Just One Last Thought

In honor of our mom, Sandy, we, her children, wanted to write one last “Just a Thought” column for her that spanned nearly a full decade. It seemed fitting since all we ever hear from the community is how much they enjoyed and missed her...

 

Plan for a Sober Ride:

The Valley County Sheriff’s Office and the Glasgow Police Department wants everyone to enjoy the Fourth of July celebrations and our country’s independence which brings many things to mind – family, friends, food, and fireworks. But all too... Full story

 

Montana Lodging Facilities Navigate The New Normal

Dear Editor, While the country works to safely reopen the economy and businesses navigate how to operate in a new normal, the lodging industry in Montana is going above and beyond to assure travelers...

 

PPP Saved The American Dream

Dear Editor, Less than three months ago, President Trump signed the CARES Act into law, establishing a new $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The mission: to keep people on payroll, keep...

 

Sage Grouse Ruling Highlights Need To Improve Public Land Management

Dear Editor, In a recent U.S. District Court ruling by Judge Brian Morris, the American public heard loud and clear that the federal administration broke the law when it offered leases on public...

 

Glasgow Has Wonderful People

Dear Editor, To the wonderful people of Glasgow, Montana, My 20-year-old daughter boarded an Amtrak train at 1 a.m. on May 28, in Rochester, N.Y., heading to Seattle, where she would board a plane to...

 

Better Days Ahead

Dear Editor, We are at a good place in history, and we are at that good place because we are facing adversity together. It is sad to think that many had to die to spur us to action, but good times...

 

Tribute To My Fallen Brothers

Dear Editor, In the past year and a half, my two only brothers have died. Harold Zavalney succumbed to a struggle with cancer (December 2018) and George Zavalney with complications from a stroke (Apri...

 

COVID-19 Wake Up Call

Dear Editor, The COVID-19 viral pandemic seems to have caught our population unprepared. Global Free Trade leaves us susceptible to another viral pandemic--foot and mouth disease (FMD). Fresh and...

 

The Theft Of Our Vested Water Rights On BLM Administered Lands

Dear Editor, Water rights in Montana have been the topic of much discussion and rulings, both legislatively and judicially, over the past 40 plus years. To say this has resulted in a totally confused...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    June 3, 2020

Making Toast

Deciding to have toast with our coffee the other morning, we put the bread in, pushed down the lever and went to the coffee pot. In a very short time we heard and saw SPARKS flying from the toaster. A trip to town or a visit to Amazon was in order....

 
 By Wes Thompson    Opinion    June 3, 2020

Valley View Administrator On Continued No Visitor Policy

We at Valley View Home want to provide the community an update on our current restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The phases that have been implemented do not pertain to nursing homes and that our current restrictions in place are based upon...

 

From The Mayor

Dear Glasgow Residents, I would like to comment on the numerous Facebook comments pertaining to the commercial hanging flower pots and trees in the downtown area. The comments state that local tax dollars have been used to purchase the flowers,...

 

Bring Community News Back

Dear Editor, I am again requesting the return of the community news for Opheim, Nashua, Fort Peck, St. Marie and the various 4-H Clubs in the Glasgow Courier. I was told that these area community...

 

Asking For Your Vote To Renew Library's Mill Levy

Dear Taxpayers and Residents of Valley County, We are the board of directors that oversee the Glasgow City County Library and we are writing you today to ask for your vote to renew our operations...

 

Vote To Support Library

Dear Editor, I have been a lifelong lover of libraries. I was an Air Force brat, and I still clearly remember how excited I was to get my very own library card at the age of 10. This was in Laramie,...

 

Small Business Administration Extends Economic Lifeline to Rural Healthcare Providers

Dear Editor, Each year during National Hospital Week, communities across America come together to celebrate the workers and institutions that dedicate themselves to maintaining public health. This...

 

Renewing the Additional Levy For the Glasgow City-County Library

Dear Readers (pun intended)- I am writing to request your support in the renewal of the "Additional Levy for the Glasgow City-County Library" in this year's June 2 mail-in election. As an avid reader...

 

The Republican Primary

Dear Editor, The study of history allows us the luxury of 20-20 hindsight. Looking back, we can see the little events that led up to the big moments, and we can wonder "how could they not have seen...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    May 20, 2020

Reflecting On Prom

Do you remember the days when parents were allowed to attend the Jr./Sr. Proms? Maybe this was only at small schools, however, I remember when some parents actually came and took part in prom. Times changed and parents were allowed a seating section...

 

Stone The Right Republican For HD 33

PAID POLITICAL CONTENT Dear Editor, I became a registered nurse in 1964. When the opportunity presented itself to bring a nurse's perspective to the Montana House of Representatives, I brought my pass... Full story

 

Glasgow City-County Library Serves The Community

Dear Editor, Growing up in metro-Detroit area, I am used to beautifully landscaped, three-story high libraries packed with books in any subject, as well as resources and programs that engaged...

 

Supporting The Library Levy

Dear Editor, A five year 2-mill levy to help support Glasgow City-County Library is on the ballot. It was five years ago that this same levy passed by a nearly 3 to 2 margin- 1195 for and 873... Full story

 

Williams Addressing Communities

Dear Editor, I so regret that while all of us were sheltered in place, I wasn't able to visit every county in person during this primary election season. I am writing to share why I am running for...

 

Comply With Tribal Governments To Prevent The Spread

Dear Editor, We, the below signed members of the State-Tribal Relations Committee, the Montana Legislature's liaison with tribal governments, write to encourage the public, residents and nonresidents...

 

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