Monthly archive

September, 2013

  • On Sept. 30 several Red Lodge residents attended a Billings protest rally against remarks by Judge Baugh about a teen-age rape victim and his lenient sentencing of the rapist in Billings. Pictured left to right are Bess Fredlund and Danielle McCracken (holding sign) of Billings and Mitzi Vorachek and Polly Hawkins of Red Lodge.
  • By Eleanor Guerrero CCN Senior Reporter How does it feel in standing in the aftermath of a fire? Hot, especially if you are wearing pounds of fireproof clothes, boots and hard hat in the middle of a Montana August on Friday, Aug. 30, when Type 2 Team gave CCN a tour of Rock Creek Fire west of Highway 212 just south of and across from Rock Creek...
  • To the Editor, Thank you for making Red Lodge Fun Run for Charities a wildly successful event. I deeply appreciate all of the donors, sponsors, staff, charities, volunteers and participants who made the day possible. Over 1,000 participants joined together in Lion’s park to support the charities who make a wide variety of positive impacts to...
  • To the Editor, Eighteen months ago, three Cycle Greater Yellowstone organizers (myself included) emerged from a first reconnaissance meeting in Red Lodge with identical thoughts. “We need to end here,” we began saying, not 10 feet from the Pollard’s door, about our inaugural tour, “and even add a second day.” The...
  • To the Editor, We have a Government of indecision, deception, lies, and most everything despicable. Is it any wonder our "Allies" don't trust us? I am not for anymore military conflicts but we have a president who writes executive orders when he can't have his way. This man is a puppet in the hands of the money people, the power...
  • To the Editor, The recent Amended Plan to restructure the bankrupt Southern Electrical Cooperative, filed with the Court on Aug. 14, is the second time the Court Appointed Trustee, Lee A. Freeman, presented a plan to restructure Southern. It does not take a great deal of knowledge or wisdom to recognize that restructuring is not the way to proceed...
  • To the Editor, The holiday party season is here and I would like to take this opportunity to speak about drinking and driving.  My husband, Wilf, was killed by a drunk driver on July 3, 2010 .  My family and I recently attended the sentencing of the man responsible for the accident.  This young man is 27 years old and...
  • A couple of days ago, I took a walk down Nostalgia Lane to visit Winters’ Store in Roberts. Any time my mom stopped to visit Aunts Agnes and Julia in their adjoining homes back in the late 1940s, my brother Joe and I would cross the highway and the Northern Pacific tracks to head for Winters on Main Street. Winters was a small drug store,...