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Montana Non-Profits Can Now Sell Raffle Tickets Online

As of this month, Montana non-profits will have an easier time using gambling to raise money. “Effective October 1, non-profits that have registered with our department can sell raffle tickets online,” said Angela Nunn from the Montana Gambling Control Division. “The second piece of that is that they can also sell raffle tickets outside of Read More…

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Federal Elections Commission to review complaint GOP candidate ran a campaign as a judge

The Federal Elections Commission will review a complaint by a national Democratic group alleging that Montana GOP Senate candidate Russell Fagg’s exploratory committee was improper. The American Democracy Legal Fund alleges that Russell Fagg’s exploratory committee was operating like a campaign for the four months leading up to Fagg’s official candidacy announcement Oct 14. ADLF Read More…

After Columbia Falls hack that closed schools, experts call for districts to be on alert

Overseas hackers scan millions of computers every day looking for weaknesses, and one day, the Columbia Falls School District lost the lottery.  A hacking group known as The Dark Overlord cracked into the school’s secure system and spent several weeks gathering and analyzing data about students in the district, including gaining access to the school’s Read More…

Bullock signs bipartisan letter urging return of health insurance subsidies

A bipartisan group of governors, including Montana Democrat Steve Bullock, are urging Congress to “quickly pass legislation to stabilize our private health insurance markets and make quality health insurance more available and affordable.” The letter comes after action from President Donald Trump last week said he would immediately end cost-sharing reduction payments made to insurance Read More…

Montana ranchers divided after Trump abandons plan to regulate cattle sales more fairly

Bill Bullard was hopeful President Donald Trump’s rhetoric about draining the political swamp would mean cracking down on powerful meat packing companies, too. Bullard, the CEO of the Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers of America, has for years preached against the federal farm policies he said benefited the nation’s big meatpackers to the detriment Read More…

Locals weigh in on new Central School as designs for 3 new buildings come together

Helena’s new Central School will be much larger than the old building, with a design to optimize learning by including natural light and creative learning spaces. SMA Architects presented the results of the schematic design phase for community feedback on Wednesday night. The final design will be completed in December. Architects Tim Meldrum and Klint Read More…

Class C Volleyball Scores

Georgie Kulczyk Kylie Kirkaldie, senior volleyballer for the Lustre Christian Lady Lions, sets up a serve during a game in Glasgow earlier this season. Kirkaldie recorded four kills, five aces and five assists in an Oct. 13 game vs. North Country, leading her team in three categories. North Country vs. Brockton – 10-10-17 (25-14, 25-9, Read More…

Integrated Scouting

The Boy Scouts of America made what many seemed to think was a controversial announcement this past week. The National Scouting Office said that they would open the Cub Scout and Eagle Scout path to girls. This seemed to shock some and it lifted what has been a long-time barricade for girls in scouting. The Read More…

Scotties Defeat Malta, Harlem

What a great finish to the regular season for the Glasgow volleyball team! With tournament time approaching, a big win over Malta on Oct. 12 gave the team some extra confidence. The Scottie’s focus and drive shone through as they rocked it both offensively and defensively. An amazing 67 digs (Ziggy Chamberlain 17) kept alive Read More…

It Can Only Happen in Montana

Ol’ Norman has been gone a long time, but his stories linger on. The old gent nodded his head toward a man ascending the massive staircase in the county courthouse. “You know who that is, don’t you?” “Yes,” I replied, thinking that a rather unusual question. The distinguished figure with black overcoat and silvery hair Read More…

Women's College Exhibition Game

Women’s College Exhibition Game – The Glasgow Courier Women’s College Exhibition Game October 18, 2017 Georgie Kulczyk Abigayle Deubner (r) of Medicine Lake, reaches to block a shot during a scrimmage between the Williston Lady Tetons and the MSU-N Skylights. The event was held at GHS Oct. 15, with free will donations earmarked for the Read More…

Avoid These Hunting Mistakes

Each fall tens of thousands of Montana men and women spend anywhere from a few hours to a several weeks hunting. Most have a wonderful time; a few run afoul of the law. Here are 10 problem areas, courtesy of Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game wardens, that hunters seem to stumble over year after Read More…

Spartans Best the Scotties

Spartans Best the Scotties – The Glasgow Courier Spartans Best the Scotties October 18, 2017 Georgie Kulczyk The Scotties faced the Spartans in Baker on Oct. 13. While Glasgow put some points on the board, Baker claimed the 25-6 win. This Friday, Oct. 20, is senior night, and the Scotties will face the Malta Mustangs Read More…

Welcoming Casterline Family Chiropractic

Opening its doors in July, Casterline Family Chiropractic is the newest chiropractic clinic in town. “Awesome,” was the response that Dr. Brittne Casterline gave when asked how business was going. It’s also a common response from her patients as well. Dr. Casterline became interested in chiropractic care while playing softball in college. The team’s trainer Read More…

Helena candidates discuss morals at Tuesday forum

Helena’s candidates for city commission and mayor participated in another forum Tuesday night, where they yet again covered the Confederate fountain removed from Hill Park and other issues including public transportation, parking and development.  The forum was hosted by Plymouth Congregational Church and Carroll College. Both mayoral candidates, incumbent Jim Smith and Wilmot Collins, took Read More…