Monthly archive

February, 2015

  • To the Editor, I have read and heard [various news outlets] the proposal by Rep. David Moore to introduce House Bill 365 involving a dress code for Montana citizens in public that meets his [governmental] approved guidelines; this is another ridiculous legislative bill that makes me wonder why precious time is spent in Helena even considering such...
  • To the Editor, Who knew the community of Red Lodge could move so fast in surfacing sponsors and in hosting a 55-minute all-girl skier movie? I received an email from Unicorn Picnic Productions on Jan. 4, that for a fee, we could host their independent film, Pretty Faces. The film had to be shown by Feb. 15. Four weeks after the first email, on...
  • The recent news that the Red Lodge City police are getting a drug/track dog along with zippy new police cars has caused some consternation among residents. “Why so much police presence?” cries the chorus of protest. “We’re only a small town.” A small town, maybe so, but we’re not Mayberry any more. We’re a town that is growing and with growth...
  • Bridger defeated Harlowton in their opening game at the 6 C Districts in Red Lodge. The final score was 74-58. Despite a 3rd quarter rally from the Engineers, the Scouts were rarely troubled by their opponents. The towering wall of Ryan Zentner, Kolton Pospisil, Trent Goldsberry and Carson Roberts with the Whirling Dervish finesse of Austin Riddle...
  • Emma Fernandez spoke at Rotary last Thursday, Feb. 5, at Bridge Creek in Red Lodge to give an update on all the good work FoodCorps does in town. She had lots of praise for Red Lodge as well. “Here, they cook from scratch in the schools, that’s very unusual,” she said. She informed the group that one in three children in Montana...
  • Emma Fernandez spoke at Rotary last Thursday, Feb. 5, at Bridge Creek in Red Lodge to give an update on all the good work FoodCorps does in town. She had lots of praise for Red Lodge as well. “Here, they cook from scratch in the schools, that’s very unusual,” she said. She informed the group that one in three children in Montana...
  •  The Red Lodge school district recently received a $2,000 grant from Montana’s Office of Public Instruction to support the implementation of school wellness policies. The School Wellness In Action Mini Grant program will fund eleven school districts, including Red Lodge, through OPI’s Team Nutrition program. The grant in Red Lodge...
  • “It’s been ten years since there’s been a cub scout troop in Red Lodge,” said Cub Scout Troop Master, Samantha Thomas at Red Lodge Pizza Co. on Thursday evening, Feb 5, as nine scouts and a group of adults were engaged in various projects around the tables in the back room. The boys were the first members of the new, revived Cub Scout Troop #481...