Monthly archive

January, 2015

  • To the Editor, In 2014 BareTooth Cupboards Food Bank served 1,670 households with a total of 4,176 individuals. We could not do this very necessary work without the support we receive in both money and donated food from our local community.  We wish to thank all of you who so generously supported us last year. Without you we...
  • No formal charges will be filed against Joleit Police Chief Kyle Croft regarding domestic violence allegations. In a statement issued by Nancy Rohde Stillwater County Attorney, she said, "On Dec.30, 2014, the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office requested a courtesy agency assist from a neutral law enforcement agency to investigate a report...
  • Carbon County Search and Rescue and Sheriff's Department have found the body of 34 year old Michael Phillips. He was found on Saturday 3/4 of a mile from a friend's house in Joliet where he had been visiting. No more information is available at present. Phillips, had been last seen at approximately 4 a.m. Jan. 9 walking east out of Joliet...
  • To the Editor, Unless you own your own mineral rights, you have very limited rights in the state of Montana to have realistic control over what "Big Oil" wants to do on your property. Unless you own the mineral rights, you are at the mercy of "Big Oil", and they don’t care much about you, only their profits. Many states...
  • John Philip Matovich (Johnny) passed away at age 89 in Billings, on Jan. 18, 2015 with his beloved wife Nancy (Sandretto Jakkola) at his side. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 23 at Smith West Chapel, 304 34th St. West, Billings, with Fr. Fabian Fehring officiating. A reception will follow at the Heights V.F.W. Post 6774 at...
  • The third of seven children born to Ellen Renlund Luoma and John Luoma, Loma grew up on the family ranch near Luther. She carried the memories and lessons of the depression years throughout her life, and was one of the last of a generation who lived their values: frugality, practicality and a strong work ethic. She, along with her siblings, rode...
  • On Thursday, Jan. 14, the Carbon County Commissioners rescinded their resolution of intent to create the Silvertip zoning district after consideration of the certified protest acreage. Certified protest acreage is the acreage belonging to land owners within the proposed district who protested the creation of the district. The exact acreage was...
  • Thirty-three-year-old Budd James Nesius of Wheatland was sentnenced to three years in prison on Thursday, January 15, in federal court for the theft of 550 lbs. of explosives stolen from the USFS in April, 2013, south of Red Lodge. He apologized for the fear the theft. “This volume of explosives in the wrong hands is an obvious threat to...
  • Last Saturday Roberts Rockets took on Harlowton.  Despite a robust display from the Lady Rockets, Harlowton took home the prize, winning 67-46. Scoring for Roberts were Roberts: Brittany Prinkki 23, Kylie Everett 6, Dannilynn Nardinger 17. In the boys match, Roberts were dfeated by Harlowton 61-17. Scoring for Roberts were, Daniel Carter 1,...