Monthly archive

June, 2013

  • To the Editor: On Wednesday, May 29, State Senator Jason Priest discussed the recent session of the Montana Legislature at a public forum sponsored by The Group. The legislative session was not a good one. The power of the special interests in the health and education industries and the public employee sector remains unchecked. The budget was...
  • To the Editor: The staff and highly engaged volunteers of the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation would like to thank the community for all of the continuous support. As we approach Fun Run 10 and celebrate “A Decade of Giving”, we honor the tremendous community support, without which we wouldn’t be able to serve the community...
  • A bomb threat in Red Lodge last Wednesday night was a false alarm said Red Lodge Police Chief Richard Pringle. The incident started when city police officers approached a van that had parked in the middle of Airport Road near Highway 78 and had turned off all its lights. A person in the van told officers they should get away because they had a...
  •   The work is tough, the weather flaky and the complications massive but for Noelle Hollis, she loves every minute of her time working on the Wilson Brothers construction crew as they plow through the Red Lodge Water Rehab Project. “It’s been 8 weeks and I love it,” Hollis said. “It’s a lot of fun, hard work, but...

May, 2013

  • Red Lodge: The Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary is asking for the publics help as it looks for their beloved talking crow, Poe, who escaped Friday afternoon at about 1:40. "We thought Poe could only fly 10 to 20 feet at a time but he seemed to use the wind to his favor and soared off to the east of YWS" said Michelle Marion, executive...
  •   The Red Lodge Area Community Foundation is taking the bull by the horns, or rather the backhoe by its bucket, to rally area people to celebrate the Water Upgrade Project in Red Lodge. It has asked Broadway merchants to remain open on Friday May 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and is inviting area residents to meet their friends, enjoy festivities...
  • To the Editor: I would like to comment on the recent article published in the May 16 edition of the News, “Red Lodge Digs Deep to Stay Open”. While many businesses are struggling during our period of change, I believe we all agree updating public utilities is a great long-term benefit to our community. Also, I would like to point out that we are...
  • To the Editor: I just wanted to say a huge "THANK YOU" to the seniors and their parents and families for their help this year and for the past several years. From working concessions and other various dinners and fundraisers, to helping put together a successful graduation and party.  Without each and every one of you, we wouldn...