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We Have Water! YAY!

I received a message from Saint Marie's Water Manager, Rob Esaias, on Monday, July 12th that he had the water main fixed. A word of warning goes with this if you EVER have a water break. We were told... Full story

 
 By Tyler Edwards    Opinion    July 21, 2021 

I'm Going to Make a Traffic Stop

Traffic stops on the surface seem very simple and straight forward. From the outside looking, in these stops may appear as if someone did something inherently wrong or malicious. In general, the...

 
 By Richard Noble    Opinion    July 21, 2021 

How Much Screen Time? Avoiding Digital Burnout.

The connected world in which we live is great, isn't it? Email in your pocket, books on your tablet, movies just a tap away on your television. But how much is too much when it comes to these... Full story

 

Speed Limit Sign Needed

Speed Limit Sign Needed There is a problem for people in northeast Glasgow between the high school, middle school and church. We have encountered hazards. First, a 15 mph sign on the west end of... Full story

 

Biden Administration Admits Defunding Police Doesn't Work

Talk about hypocrisy. The Biden Administration is now touting efforts to fund police in a knee-jerk reaction to a massive increase in violence nationwide. This comes on the heels of 2020 when the Demo... Full story

 

President Biden's Gun Crime Strategy

In June, President Biden unveiled a comprehensive strategy to combat gun violence. This strategy implements preventative measures that are proven to reduce violent crime, and attacks the root causes ... Full story

 
 By Tyler Edwards    Opinion    July 14, 2021

Why are the Cops Following Me?

A very common complaint against patrol officers is that they followed a vehicle for an extended period of time for no apparent reason. Being in a small town; our officers are trained to have a great...

 

Repentance Necessary to Escape God's Wrath

"But I tell you that anyone who is angry with a brother or sister will be subject to judgment. Again, anyone who says to a brother or sister, 'Raca,' [worthless] is answerable to the court. And...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    Opinion    July 7, 2021

Facebook Encourages Users to Become Snitches

Not that I have any respect for Facebook, but if I did, they would have lost it. Again. It seems the company founded by Mark Zuckerberg, the reigning Technocrat in Chief, isn't content with only sucki... Full story

 
 By Tom Boyer    Opinion    July 7, 2021

Six VCSO Deputies Can Now make Arrests on Reservation

On Thursday, June 10, six officers from the Valley County Sheriff's Office completed their cross-deputization training with Chief of Police Jim Summers of the Fort Peck Tribal Law and Justice Office....

 
 By Richard Noble    Opinion    July 7, 2021

The Fear Surrounding Technology

As a technology professional of over 15 years, I can wholeheartedly assure you that your phones, smart devices and televisions are not listening to your conversations. Well, other than when they are....

 

Calling All Citizen Journalists!

As I continue on the journey of revamping this newspaper, I am preparing for the next phase to begin. But, to do it, I will need your help. You see, I am a one man show when it comes to news... Full story

 

Among Despair, Hope Through Christ

"For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of Him who subjected it in hope." Romans 8:20 If my understanding is correct, we seed winter wheat in the fall. The seed then... Full story

 

Publisher's Desk

It seems marijuana is still a bit of a sticky-icky subject in Montana. Last month, Governor Gianforte signed HB 701 into law. The bill outlines the regulations for marijuana commercialization, some... Full story

 
 By Tyler Edwards    Opinion    June 23, 2021

Police Chief's Desk

The Glasgow Police Department reminds our community about their local fireworks ordinance. This ordinance was created to allow the youth the opportunity to light minor fireworks off in the city... Full story

 

Publisher's Desk

This weekend, as I was out at the Missouri River Recreation Area for Youth near Fort Peck Dam photographing and interviewing the latest crop of Boy Scouts, I was suddenly 12-years-old again and a Boy... Full story

 

Letter to the Editor

The Local Soroptimist International of Glasgow was organized to support and improve the lives of women and girls. The local Thrift Store is the main source of income to achieve this goal. WE donate... Full story

 

Letter to the Editor

Our family from New York and Pennsylvania had a week long adventure in Middle of Nowhere, MT. Most of us had not previously seen your wonderful state or been on a ranch. Our visit was packed with... Full story

 

Police Chief's Desk

Editors Note: This is Part One of a multiple issue series. Read next week's edition to find out how a traffic stop looks through a police officer's eyes. For most people this could be their first...

 

Preacher's Desk

"Most Assuredly, I say to you, We speak what We know and testify what We have seen, and you do not receive Our witness." John 3:11 The only true God is the triune God - Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Th... Full story

 
 By Chris McDaniel    Opinion    June 9, 2021

Publisher's Desk

The Courier is proud to announce the launching of its new “Bonnie Lifestyle” arts and entertainment section. Check it out in the C-Section. It is my hope this section will shine a light on all... Full story

 
 By Tyler Edwards    Opinion    June 9, 2021

Police Chief's Desk

The Glasgow Police Department relies on the community to be their eyes and ears on the streets. Officers can only be in one place at a time and they rely heavily upon the community for assistance....

 

Letters to the Editor For June 9, 2021

Just the facts Welcome to Glasgow! I grew up in Valley County, but have lived in Michigan 37 years. You had an editorial about how people reacted to news. My advice: Tell the facts. Let people make...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    Opinion    June 2, 2021

Publisher's Desk

It is hard to imagine any family living long in these United States not being touched by the ravages of war. Many good men and women have been lost in service to our country. They left behind mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, children, cousins...

 

Letters to the Editor

Federal Bureau of 'Cyber Ninjas' A few months back, the Republican controlled Arizona State Senate ordered a recount of all 2.1 million votes cast for president and senate in Maricopa County, which... Full story

 

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