Monthly archive

February, 2015

  • This Douglas Pine Fir (top) was one of a number of fallen trees in and around Red Lodge after 75 mph winds raced through Carbon County, Friday night and Saturday morning. The tree, located near the old Roosevelt School, tipped towards a house, damaging part of the eve and a deck. An eye witness to this scene was Rush Martinez who lives next door...
  • Freddie Coulter III of Wyoming received 20-years with 10 suspended for sexual assault on a minor when he appeared before Judge Blair Jones at Carbon County District Court last week. Coulter, 21, must also complete Sexual Offender Phase (SOP) 1 and 2 before he is eligible for community-based supervision. “This is not an easy probation,...
  • To the Editor, As a former mayor and City Council representative, please allow me to respond to the recent article reporting that the city of Red Lodge has “neglected” our water system and that water rates could increase “dramatically.” Every Council that I was on dutifully reviewed infrastructure needs yearly with the...
  • To the Editor, Why is it that President Obama must continue lecturing and insulting Americans, blaming us for the problems in the world? We are either too white, too privileged, too wealthy, and now even more insulting, too Christian. His scripted speech at the national Prayer Breakfast last week compared Americans to ISIS terrorists and Muslim...
  • To the Editor, I’m still glowing from an amazing weekend filled with girls, ladies, moms, grandmas, skiers and non-skiers in motion.  I feel so fortunate to have been involved with a team of vibrant women who helped bring the girls ski movie Pretty Faces to Red Lodge. With Lynn Jackson at the helm, Laurie Barnard, Jennifer...
  •                         Despite two losses over the weekend Red Lodge Rams coach Bill Goodwin is looking for a “strong finish” to the season. “They’re a very capable side, but we have to be consistent. It is a matter of building up momentum again after the wins...
  •                                         The Carbon County Sheriff’s department has a new deputy, Chad Glick who originally hails from Wyoming. Glick grew up in Cody, and graduated from Cody High School in 1997. He went into the U.S. Army 10th...
  • “If you are a drug dealer, it is going to be tough on your life in Red Lodge,” coldly stated Mayor Ed Williams at a meeting to discuss the new drug/track K-9 Unit being established for the Red Lodge City Police. The K-9 Unit will be handled by police officer Mallory Schultz. Despite some audience reservations about the presence of a K...