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STAT Air's New Plane Takes to the Sky

STAT Air's New Plane Takes to the Sky

With her maiden voyage on Aug. 24, from Malta to Great Falls, the newest addition to Northeast Montana STAT Air Co-Op's fleet takes off to the delight of her pilots and flight crew. The Pilatus PC-12 ...

Locals Say 'No Action' to Bison

Over 300 people gathered at Malta High School last Wednesday night during a public hearing hosted by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks to comment on a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for...

Probing the Project

A representative from the American Prairie Reserve has responded to questions from the Courier regarding local frustrations about large-scale bison release efforts. APR Communications & Outreach...

Accidents Highlight Need for Vigilance

Two separate highway accidents inflicted injurious damages on vehicles and occupants alike last week in Valley County. The first occurred on Aug. 19 at 8:05 p.m. A 54-year-old Glasgow resident was piloting his 1997 Harley-Davidson northbound on...

Open Letter on PRMP/FEIS

Dear Governor Bullock: I, David Pippin, a lifelong resident of Valley County (political subdivision of the State of Montanan), do here by protest the “HiLine Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement (PRMP/FEIS)"...

It's Time to Free Barry Beach

“It [is] more a duty [of an Attorney General] to save an innocent than to convict a guilty man.” We know we do not live in a perfect world where only the guilty are convicted and the wrongly accused go free, but prosecutors can sometimes seem...

What's In a Name?

“What's in a Name” How did that line go? What’s in a name? A rose would smell as sweet . . . It seems MT Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) is following Shakespeare’s musings. We no longer hear about ‘wild, free-ranging’ bison. Now they are...

Fire Truck Levy

“Fire Truck Levy” To Glasgow Residents, The proposed city resolution to create a special improvement district to fund a portion of a used fire truck has raised the question of how long the levy will be in place. The intent of this levy is for...

Attendance and Graduation Matter

Montana’s students have one of the most important jobs in the state: showing up to school each day. Students who attend class every day are more likely to succeed academically and later on in life. These students will perform better in reading...

Lawrence 'Larry' Hughes Benson

Lawrence “Larry” Hughes Benson, 74, died on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Valley View Home after a long battle with cancer. He was born on Feb. 3, 1941, in Glasgow, Mont., to Eugene and Mildred (Yandell) Benson. He attended high school in Glasgow...

June Corrine Ziemke Farr

June Corrine (Leach) Ziemke Farr will be interred at the Greybull Cemetery in Greybull, Wyo., at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29, at a family service. Anyone who knew her is welcome to share memories,...

William 'Bill' Luther Schultz

William "Bill" Luther Schultz, age 85, passed away with his family by his side on Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, at the Big Sandy nursing home. Visitation was held on Wednesday, Aug. 26, at Kirkwood Memorial ...

Lloyd Humphries

Lloyd Humphries, 59, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, surrounded by his family. He was born Aug. 6, 1956, in Glasgow, Mont., to William and Frances Humphries. He attended Glasgow schools,...

Glasgow Girls' Volleyball Bounds Towards Season

Prior to the football team's hour-long intersquad scrimmage on Scottie Field, the Glasgow High girls' volleyball team hosted its own Red & White Day in the school's gymnasium. A dense crowd...

Versatile Athletes Brave Elements to Compete in Fort Peck Triathlon

It didn't feel like a mid-August Saturday morning at the Fort Peck Dredge Cuts last weekend – winds whipped upwards of 50 miles per hour, chilling the already-cold clime to its deepest bone. But...

Scottie Football's Red & White Scrimmage Ushers in New Season

As Saturday's late afternoon sun dipped lazily towards the western horizon, the Glasgow Scotties stormed onto the manicured sod of Scottie Field for the annual Red-White Scrimmage. "It's what we call ...

Book Review: Andy Weir's The Martian

“Mankind flung its advance agents ever outward, ever outward. Eventually it flung them out into space, into the colorless, tasteless, weightless sea of outwardness without end. It flung them like stones.” ― Kurt Vonnegut As a teenager, my...

Classifieds

Classifieds for the week of August 26,...  Website

Green Spaces in Rural Places

Last week I talked about harvest interfering with my gardening. On top of that, I managed to catch pneumonia, which I know nobody wants to hear about. Even medical professionals only listen to one's...

Upland Game Bird-Hunting Season Dates

Opening day for most of Montana’s upland game bird hunting seasons occur on the same day every year—Sept. 1. The exception is for pheasants. The 2015 general pheasant season opens Oct. 10. Here are the statewide hunting-season dates for upland...

Bow Hunters: Gear Up for Archery Season

Montana’s archery-only hunting season for deer, elk, antelope, wolf, mountain lion and black bear begins Sept. 5. The bighorn sheep archery season also begins Sept. 5. A $10 bow and arrow license, plus the proper hunting license, is required...

Free Youth Outdoor Skills Event Set for Sept. 2 at Glasgow Trap Club

A free youth outdoor skills event is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the Glasgow Trap Club. The event is organized and funded by donations and volunteers from the National Wild Turkey Federation, Ducks Unlimited, The Glasgow Trap Club, and...

Resident Juvenile, Non-Resident Charged for Poached Bull Elk Near Big Sandy

Zachary Morgan (29) of Prineville, Ore., and a juvenile (17) of Harlem were separately charged in an incident involving a poached elk in Choteau County. On Sept. 28, 2014, the juvenile illegally shot ...

Upland Game Hunting Forecasts

For wild upland birds—grouse and pheasants and such—it’s all about the hatch and chick survival. Well, almost all. A really bad winter can knock things back for a year or two but generally, if there is a good hatch and good survival among the...

 
 
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