Monthly archive

August, 2013

  • 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...
  • To the Editor, I live across the street from Mountain View Elementary School on Villard Avenue South. The speed limit on this block and most blocks in the area of schools, football fields, play grounds etc. is 15 MPH at all times. Not just during school hours but 24 hours a day. While this may seem SLOW to a LOT of you, it is the law. What I...
  • To the Editor, The flags are as much a part of downtown Red Lodge as the beautiful flower baskets, which are the most beautiful ever this year. Thank you, Vivian! These flags just don't go up and replace themselves without much help. During the street repair, the street crew carefully took some down, and Skip Boyer kept them safely stored,...
  • To the Editor, On August 3, The Carbon County Sheriff's Office responded to a welfare check to discover resident, Sue DeWitt, had unexpectedly passed away leaving behind 14 dogs and no one to care for them. We'd like to take this opportunity to thank so many who made it possible to quickly come to the aid of the dogs and provide for their...
  • With beautiful views and warm summer sun, the 1st annual Rock Creek Valley Brewfest, Aug. 17, from 6-10 p.m., brought folks out to Joliet Community Center to enjoy local beers, BBQ, music and a good time. As a way to raise funds for the self-supporting community center, event organizer Debbie Schenk was pleased with the turnout and hopes this...