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More than 50 confirmed injured in Glacier Camp deck collapse

KALISPELL –Kalispell Regional Healthcare officials confirmed on Sunday that over 50 people were injured and transported in Saturday’s deck collapse at Glacier Camp, south of Lakeside. 36 of these patients were treated in the Flathead area, with 9 at North Valley Hospital and 27 at Kalispell Regional medical Center. Significant numbers of orthopedic and neurological injuries Read More…

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Meagher County attorney may sue county, sheriff, saying her bar has been target of unfair attention

Upon the dismissal of a liquor violation case against a White Sulphur Springs bar, the owner of the establishment asked government agencies to retain records in case of a lawsuit. Those government agencies who received the notice are the Montana Departments of Revenue and Justice and the Meagher County Sheriff’s Office. The bar owner is Read More…

'Vaxxed' team bringing controversial anti-vaccine movement to Helena

A team with the film “Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe,” which was directed by widely discredited former gastroenterologist Andrew Wakefield, will be in Helena Saturday to gather stories of alleged vaccine-related injuries. As part of a nationwide tour, the group’s tour bus will be on Sixth Avenue in front of the Capitol from noon to 4:30 p.m., according Read More…

Democratic govs raise concern about GOP health care plan

HELENA — Two Democratic governors are saying that the Senate health care proposal would devastate their conservative-leaning states. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock joined Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards on Wednesday for a call with reporters outlining their concerns about Republican efforts in Washington to dismantle the Obama administration’s Affordable Care Act. Bullock said GOP proposals Read More…

Democratic govs raise concern about GOP health care plan

HELENA — Two Democratic governors are saying that the Senate health care proposal would devastate their conservative-leaning states. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock joined Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards on Wednesday for a call with reporters outlining their concerns about Republican efforts in Washington to dismantle the Obama administration’s Affordable Care Act. Bullock said GOP proposals Read More…

Western Governors: States should be full partners in management of Endangered Species Act

WHITEFISH — Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead hopes to find the “sweet spot” that both protects endangered species and provides certainty for those who make a living on the land. On Wednesday, the Wyoming Republican announced the Western Governors’ Association had passed a resolution that calls for the states to play a more central role in helping Read More…

Native students are disciplined more than white students in Wolf Point schools, complaint says

BILLINGS — The Fort Peck Tribal Executive Board has filed a complaint with federal agencies, alleging discrimination against Native American students in the Wolf Point School District. The complaint, which is backed by the ACLU of Montana, alleges that Native students have been disproportionately disciplined in comparison to white students and are denied various academic Read More…

Bison 'butts' visitor taking photos in Yellowstone; woman flown to Idaho hospital

BILLINGS — Two Yellowstone National Park visitors were injured after bison “butted” them at Mud Volcano, just north of Lake Village, park officials said. Utah residents Theodore Schrader, 74, and Patsy Holmes, 72, were taking photographs on a boardwalk when a bison approached them. The animal “butted” Holmes, who fell into Schrader. Park rangers helped Read More…

Bison 'butts' visitor taking photos in Yellowstone; woman flown to Idaho hospital

Two Yellowstone National Park visitors were injured after bison “butted” them at Mud Volcano, just north of Lake Village, park officials said. Utah residents Theodore Schrader, 74, and Patsy Holmes, 72, were taking photographs on a boardwalk when a bison approached them. The animal “butted” Holmes, who fell into Schrader. Park rangers helped get the Read More…

Independence Day bash starts on July 1

Choteau will celebrate the nation’s birthday with a busy slate of special events starting July 1 and running through July 4 including a parade, a gritty obstacle course race, a rodeo, an art and craft show, a community band concert, a 4 mile/1 mile fun run, a bluegrass and micro-brewfest and a martial arts throw Read More…

Schedule of events Choteau 4th of July

•On sale: Tickets for the American Legion Rodeo, Choteau Chamber of Commerce Steak Fry and Choteau Soroptimists Duck Races available at select shops in Choteau. Tickets also available at the gate for most events. •Fireworks donations sought: Donate to the community fireworks program at the Choteau City Office, Choteau Acantha, First Security Bank, Rex’s Market, Read More…

June 18 – 24

June 18 — 3:18 p.m., Sheriff’s Office investigated a possible sexual assault in Power. — 5:43 p.m., Fairfield resident reported parenting plan that was not being followed. June 19 — 7:29 a.m., deputy checked on the welfare of a Fairfield resident. — 7:59 a.m., Fairfield ambulance transported a patient from 130 Sequist St. in Cascade Read More…

FWP kills 2 bears that killed 4 calves

Two sub-adult male grizzly bears were euthanized by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks June 26 after livestock depredation events during the weekend west of Stanford, according to a news release from FWP. The two bears were siblings and had been seen south of the Missouri River, south east of Great Falls several times during the Read More…

County Brief: Bids, Board Appointees Named

Valley County Commissioners had an eventful discussion and decision meeting on June 21. During the meeting, they approved a couple of bids and the appointment of individuals to various county boards. The first bid the commissioners approved was a bid by Perfect 10 Roofing to rebuild the roof on the Courthouse. Their bid of $156,000 Read More…

Knuckle Crew Contributes to Summer Theatre Cause

Knuckle Crew Contributes to Summer Theatre Cause – The Glasgow Courier Knuckle Crew Contributes to Summer Theatre Cause June 28, 2017 Josie Braaten/The Courier Pictured l-r: Sue Dalbey, Emma (Boreson) Kuester, Karen Breigenzer, Darlene Fossum, Connie Boreson, Cathy Bailey, Ben Boreson and Andrew Kuester gather at the Fort Peck Summer Theatre in Fort Peck on Read More…

Eugene Anthony Pehan

Eugene Anthony Pehan, 70, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, May, 9, 2017. Graveside Services with military honors present will be held on Saturday, July 8, at 11 a.m. at the Glentana Cemetery in Glentana, Mont. A reception will follow at the Glentana Hall. He was born on Aug. 15, 1946, in Glasgow, Read More…

Tester and Dark Money

Tester and Dark Money June 28, 2017 In April, Senator Jon Tester joined an unsuccessful partisan effort to filibuster Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court. To justify his actions, Tester said at the time, “With Judge Gorsuch on the bench, I am deeply concerned that dark money will continue to drown out the Read More…

Memorial Services for Courtney Carlson

Memorial Services for Courtney Carlson – The Glasgow Courier Memorial Services for Courtney Carlson June 28, 2017 Courtney Carlson, 90, of the Baylor, Mont., community, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow. Memorial services will be held at Bell Chapel in Glasgow on Monday, July 3, at 10 Read More…

Be safe with fireworks

As the Fourth of July holiday approaches, the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest reminds visitors that fireworks are prohibited on all state and federal lands, including Forest Service; however, there are many other activities that people can do on the Forest. “There are all sorts of ways to enjoy the Forest: camping, hiking, mountain biking, Read More…

Summer Salistice

Summer Salistice – The Glasgow Courier Summer Salistice June 28, 2017 Amy Nelson/For the Courier On June 24, the Fort Peck Sailing Club hosted their annual Summer Sailstice event on Fort Peck Lake. Out of the goodness of their hearts, the members of the club volunteered and gave free boat rides to over two dozen Read More…

Rosie

Rosie June 28, 2017 She is 17 years old. And she has an attitude. She also thinks she is entitled to have some of everything we eat, whether it is part of our meal or our snacks. She is a cat and her name is Rosie. Because of health issues, her owner had to move Read More…