Monthly archive

August, 2013

  • To the Editor, On Tuesday evening, Aug. 20, with the wind and the Rock Creek Fire blowing in our direction, we voluntarily evacuated our cabin south of Red Lodge.  For the third time – the first two because of snowstorms – Tom and Carolyn Flaherty welcomed us, and our two cats, into their home.  In most households the cats...
  • To the Editor, The Rally is the Rally. It has been here for 19 years. Hard to beat it. CCLegends has a good weekend from the Rally. It was not my best but is in the top 5 for sure. There are 17 weekends of summer for my store and I like everyone. Having different people different activities for each. If some people want to drop The Beartooth Rally...
  • To the Editor, In a recent Letter to the Editor in the Carbon County News, a statement was made that individuals who filed a Living Will with the former Beartooth Hospital and Health Center (now Beartooth Billings Clinic) have not had their Living Wills transferred over to Beartooth Billings Clinic.  Due to miscommunication, this is incorrect...
  • Penny Landon, Joliet, Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister, and Friend passed away on Aug. 23, 2013 after a 26-year battle with cancer. Penny was born January 25, 1948 in Missoula, to LaVerne and Dean Lockridge. She graduated from Hellgate High School in Missoula. After graduation she worked at the Juvenile Probation Center until she met and...
  • Charles "Charlie" W. Brown, age 85, passed away on July 26, 2012, at Holy Family Hospital with his beloved wife, Joyce, by his side. Charlie was born on Dec. 26, 1926, in Ione, Wash. He was the son of Lyle A. and Florence H. (Gallus) Brown. The family moved to Red Lodge, when he was four years old. Charlie served his country, joining the...
  • Carl Richard Alt, of Joliet passed away Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 at St. Vincent Health Care in Billings. Carl was born Jan. 14, 1940 to Adolph H. Alt and Eleanor Harper Alt. He was the oldest of five children. He attended school in Roundup, and worked on the Alt homestead in Devil’s Basin in the summer. Carl and his parents bought a place in...
  • The Red Lodge City Council met in regular session on August 13, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Roat followed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS Present: Mayor Roat, Aldermen Foisy, Mahan, Larson, Labrie, Schoenike and Williams. Absent: None. DEPARTMENT HEAD ATTENDANCE: Community Development...
  • The Rock Creek Fire has spread to 910 acres but is 40 percent contained. There are no evacuations in effect at this time, and all structures listed as threatened are under Stage 1 “Ready” Alert. Local traffic through the East Side Road off U.S. Hwy 212 should take precautions and avoid unnecessary stopping for the safety of helicopter operations...
  • Shawn Pearson's Northern Rockies Type 2 Incident Management Team will host a public meeting at the Red Lodge County Fairgrounds (Incident Command Post) at 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 26. The meeting will provide the community with an update on the status of the Rock Creek Fire as well as a question and answer session.
  • Cyclists from the Cycle Greater Yellowstone event rode into Red Lodge Saturday and talked of the "amazing beauty" of the area and the "magnificent scenery." Most riders had not experienced the journey from Yellowstone to Red Lodge before and vowed they would return. The participants were greeted at Field School Park with...