Monthly archive

August, 2015

  • To the Editor, It is with privilege and pride that I write to express my appreciation for the Red Lodge Police Department. Coming from the East, I am a relative “newcomer” to Red Lodge and Montana in general. I have found a great resource in the police department here. I attended the Citizen’s Academy a cooperative program...
  • To the Editor, It is important that I take a minute to address a quote in a front-page article of the Aug. 13 Carbon County News. Chad Cady with St. Vincent HELP Flight says, “Those who sign up to the registry can call HELP Flight direct versus the 911 system as this may take longer.” In the Red Lodge-Robert Ambulance District, it is...
  • To the Editor, I would like to take this opportunity to first commend Mayor Ed Williams on his outstanding leadership and commitment to the citizens of Red Lodge, and offer my personal endorsement for his re-election as our Mayor. As a new resident, I’ve been afforded the opportunity to see an amazing transformation take place in the short...
  • Stefan Streeter, District Administrator with the Montana Department of Transportation (MDOT), has confirmed that the Red Lodge roundabout will stay and won’t be removed. Recent public comments around town suggest that the roundabout is to be “torn up”, and that it is “too small” to accommodate trucks and semis....
  • Cycle Greater Yellowstone (CGY) came through Red Lodge this week bringing 350 riders with it. The small army of cyclists hung out at Lions Park creating a minitent city complete with 60 volunteers to help man the showers, kitchens, massages, Yoga classes, a beer garden, a bike repairer and even retail and food vendors. The massive undertaking...
  • The chess match between the City of Red Lodge and MDOT continued this week over the ADA corners between 8th and 13th street along Broadway. Matt Maze, External ADA Specialist Civil Rights Bureau with MDT, and Alan Woodmansey, Ops Engineer with U.S. Department of Transportation, visited with Mayor Ed Williams and city staff after receiving a...
  • Red Lodge Police Chief Steve Hibler has released statistics regarding this year’s Beartooth Rally. The Red Lodge police conducted operation Full Throttle during the 3-day event last month. In total there were 12 arrests, eight of these for non-rally associated incidents. The r e we r e thr e e DUIs, one being local and two bikes were towed...
  • Those individuals wanting to donate towards the Red Lodge Police Department drug/seizure dog for the 12th Annual Red Lodge Fun Run for Charities will see their money go towards D.E.E.P., (Drug Education and Enforcement Program.) The program is designed to educate people about policing by funding such events as the Citizens’ Academy as well...
  • Harry James Olcott was born on April 27, 1929, in Red Lodge, and passed away on Aug. 10, 2015. He was the third child of Harry Charles and Esther Montana (Sicora) Olcott. With sisters Lael and Ruth and cousin Jeanne Heatherly, who joined the family after the death of her parents, Harry enjoyed the pleasures of an active Montana life. In 1946, he...