Monthly archive

March, 2013

  •   To the Editor, We wish to inform you that we will not be returning to Montana while your state chooses to persecute all your wolves, but most notably, wolves from Yellowstone National Park. We have visited your state for the past 10 years, each spring, to wolf watch in Yellowstone.  During these spring trips we have spent...
  •   To the Editor, The Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary, formally known as the Beartooth Nature Center, has been an important fixture in our community, for at least three decades now. Ruth Brown’s heroic and successful effort to rescue and provide a refuge for wild animals, debilitated by tragic encounters, with the human population,...
  •   To the Editor,  The reorganization plan for the Southern Montana Electrical Generation and Transmission Cooperative by the Court-appointed Trustee spells disaster for the members of the Beartooth Electric Cooperative.  The Trustee’s plan makes us, our children, and grandchildren pay for the reckless, secret mis-...
  •   The bankruptcy of Southern Montana Electric Generation & Transmission Cooperative, or SME as the co-op is better known, has gone on for well over a year and, on Feb. 15, the bankrupt estate’s trustee at long last announced his plan for reorganization.   The plan is extremely disappointing in two ways. First, it is...

February, 2013

  •   Carl Graham, President of the Montana Policy Institute, will be the Keynote Speaker at the Annual Carbon County Lincoln Reagan Dinner on March 2.   His Speech will focus on “Returning a Legacy of Opportunity for Montana”.   “We are delighted to have obtained such an outstanding Keynote Speaker,”...
  • After submitting the winning essays and photos for a classroom makeover contest sponsored by 360 Office Solutions and CTA Architects Engineers, Fromberg’s third grade teacher Deb Hayes and second grade teacher Breanna Todd have a state of the art classroom to teach their students.  Fromberg Superintendant, Terri Harris said that Hayes...
  •   The Trustee in the Southern Montana Electric Generation and Transmission Cooperative, Inc. (Southern) bankruptcy has issued his proposal for the bankruptcy workout plan. The plan keeps Beartooth Electric Co-op (BEC) a member of Southern. It keeps Highwood Generating Station. The plan is extensive with related documents totaling over...
  •   The Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary (YWS) in Red Lodge is making progress in its attempt to create a stable situation but it still needs help. It is striving to keep its doors open, to begin its five year plan and to become, for the first time, a self-sustaining facility.  “Please let people know it is not over yet,” said...
  • On Fri. Feb. 14, grades K-5 from Bridger Schools participated the second annual stick horse rodeo in connection with Cole’s Western Wishes. The school set up a few of barrels, poles, and a bronco riding area where elementary students could ride around and try their hand at rodeo fun. Jobs for Montana Graduates (JMG) advisor and organizer of...