Monthly archive

August, 2013

  • A home in the Whitehorse Bench Fire District was destroyed last weekend after a controlled burn got out of hand early Saturday afternoon. The owner of the home, according to Melvin Hofferer, Joliet Fire Chief, was “burning weeds and grass near his house when the fire jumped to some juniper bushes by the porch.” From there the fire went...
  • A Red Lodge man is jailed on charges that he kidnapped and repeatedly beat his girlfriend after her former boyfriend gave her a hug in a Red Lodge bar. Avery Joseph Bradshaw pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony aggravated kidnapping and aggravated assault during an arraignment in District Court in Red Lodge. He is jailed with bail set at $250,...
  • Crowds walked the Climb to Conquer Cancer that took place on Saturday morning at the Red Lodge Mountain. For more photos please see www.carboncountynews.com
  • The Red Lodge - Roberts Ambulance District recently added a new two-wheel drive, fuel-efficient ambulance to its fleet. The unit replaces a 1991 ambulance with more than 188,000 miles on it. The new ambulance is built on a Mercedes Sprinter 2500 chassis. It cost about $50,000 less than a traditional 4x4 truck type ambulance, and will get about...
  • The Red Lodge Fire Department checked out a gas leak on Broadway this morning, Aug. 8. No one was hurt in the incident and the gas line, at a local business, was secured by NorthWestern Energy later.
  • To the Editor, Last year my son, whom is a responsible, great grades, attendance, etc, had his locker sniffed by a dog based on his aquaintances and his choice for longer hair. I was not notified at all by the school. I am all for ensuring our students and children are not participating in illegal drug activity, however there is no mention of...
  • Last year my son, whom is a responsible, great grades, attendance, etc, had his locker sniffed by a dog based on his aquaintances and his choice for longer hair. I was not notified at all by the school. I am all for ensuring our students and children are not participating in illegal drug activity, however there is no mention of notifying parents...
  • Students around Carbon County will see green when the Mountain View Elementary School students in Red Lodge start their year off, thanks to newly installed Playground Grass by ForeverLawn. The synthetic grass is so durable it will melt snow and remain green even during the winter months. Described as “safe to play on, soft to fall on, and...
  • Meeting Call to Order: Mayor Sorrells called the meeting to order. In attendance were Council members Emily Ringer, Marla Moody, Sherry Munoz, Gary Gray; Clerk/Treasurer Tracy McNeiley; Police Chief Kyle Croft; Officer Bob Reed, Public Works Director Charles Buechler; Town Attorney Hope Freeman; Fire Chief Melvin Hoferer. Consent Agenda: Emily...