Monthly archive

August, 2013

  • Rock Creek Fire, south of Red Lodge, is being held at 900 acres with 20 percent containment. 145 structures are now threatened. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock visited the scene of the fire on Friday. For more on this story please see Carbon County News this Thursday. The fire is burning in sage and timber in steep terrain. U.S. Highway 212 is open to...
  • The decision has been made by Cycle Greater Yellowstone to stay in Cody for 2 nights on Thursday,  Aug. 22 and Friday, Aug. 23. They are very apologetic and stated that it is strictly a "risk management issue". They determined that it was not worth the risk for their event. This has created quite a few changes. Here is the update at...
  • Carbon County Fair Results 2013 Indoor Best of Show: Senior—Jack Purcell, Rock Creek Ranchers Junior—Justin King, Fromberg GoGetters Art/Drawing: Senior— Jack Purcell, Rock Creek Ranchers; Junior— Jonathan Erickson, Rock Creek Ranchers Crafts/Scrapbooking: Senior— Carissa Lebsack, Rockvale Ramblers; Junior—...
  • Carbon County Sheriff’s Office and Montana Department of Transportation are re-opening U.S. Highway 212 to the public effective at 2 p.m. today. The public is urged to use extra caution when traveling through the fire area, watching out for fire equipment working along the side the road, and passing through the area without stopping to...
  • After a 12 year hiatus, Cross Country is returning to Roberts School. After numerous successful years, including state championships, Roberts ended the cross-country program to make room for football and volleyball.  With interest increasing in the sport, Athletic Director Jené Reinhardt, recommended that we once again offer cross-...
  • Some say the Democrats want big government and federal control of everything. They want to regulate everything. That’s what some say. The Republicans, some say, want business to control everything and competition is the key to national success in all areas. The feds should step back and let nature take its course. At least that’s what...
  • To Publisher Perea When you arrived in Red Lodge, you quickly became a part of our community.  You immersed yourself by serving on boards of several non-profits, participating in fundraisers and events, and supporting many other activities.    Very importantly, you brought a more balanced content to the Carbon...
  • It came to my attention recently that the Living Will that I filed with the old Beartooth Hospital had not transferred over to the new Billings Beartooth Hospital and Clinic when they moved a few years ago. Since the non-transfer of the paperwork was not brought to the public's attention, to my knowledge, I thought I would share my experience...