Monthly archive

October, 2013

  •     How do you manage a grizzly? Very carefully. Montana FWP (FWP) staff recently traveled the southern half of the state presenting open forums on grizzly bear management. Its plan for southern Montana is now released. FWP Non-game Management Bureau Chief Lauri Hanauska-Brown said, “The plan is a draft. Our recommended action is...
  • Early Wednesday morning, Oct. 10, at around 1:30 a.m., a fire broke out at the Lost Village Saloon in Roberts. The Roberts Rural Fire District 6 responded. Fire Chief Hunter Bell said, “It was not bad. We were able to contain it to a room and contents.” He said two occupants of the building were able to get out safely. “There was...
  • A major snow storm passed over Red Lodge Thursday and Friday leaving, it is estimated, three feet of snow in its wake. Emergency patrols have been busy coping with slide offs and a house fire near Luther. More updates later. The forecast over the next four days should help clear the snows with temps expected to reach 50 degrees.
  • Fromberg Volleyball Oct. 3 Billings Christian 10 a.m. Oct. 5 Custer 10 a.m. Oct. 10 Park City 9:30 a.m. Football Oct. 4 @ Custer 7 p.m. Red Lodge Volleyball Oct. 3 vs. Big Timber 4:15 p.m. Oct. 5 Manhattan Christian Invitational 8 a.m. Oct. 8 vs. Gardiner 3 p.m. Oct. 10 @ Roundup 4:15 p.m. Football Oct. 4 vs. Roundup 7 p.m. Cross Country Oct. 5...
  • On Friday, the Bridger Scouts would have their homecoming football game, but this one would be unlike most. The Scouts had the Fromberg Falcons scheduled, making their homecoming game a rivalry game as well. The Scouts, Wyatt Schroeder started off strong, opening the game by taking the kickoff to the Falcons 25 yard line, and would soon follow it...
  • During the annual Ride Free event at Red Lodge Skate Park in early August, volunteers discovered that replacing a few boards and a coat of paint would not do the trick in repairing the skate park. The park, one of Red Lodge’s busiest, was in serious need of repair. So much so that the mini ramp had to be closed, and has been since August....
  • To the Editor, I just came back from my almost daily walk up and down Lower Luther Road, where we live. I always take a trash bag with me. Today I collected 7 lb. of trash (glass and plastic bottles, cans, etc. even a dirty diaper!) from the sides of the road. This is about the quantity I collect twice a week over 1.5 mile. It is shocking to think...