Monthly archive

February, 2014

  • To the Editor, On Jan. 30 I attended a meeting in Red Lodge that explained fossil fuels development in Carbon County.  Although presentations were thorough, daily life with oil and gas wasn’t explained.   A rosy picture of development, often painted by government officials, regulators and industry, suggested development would...
  • To the Editor, When did wanting to protect the public's right to clean air, clean water and chemical-free food become something to joke about? If you believe the Montana Petroleum Association sponsored panelists at the forum at the Elk's Club last Thursday, they think citizens are completely ignorant of what is at risk when the oil and gas...
  • Funeral services for Margaret Hill Tjeltveit, 89, of Red Lodge, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 10 at Messiah Lutheran Church. Visitation will be at Smith-Olcott Funeral Chapel from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, with family present from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Mrs. Tjeltveit died Jan. 20 at Cedar Wood Healthcare Community in Red Lodge.
  • Joseph R. “Pug” Pendick, 91, of Red Lodge, died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 at Cedar Wood Healthcare Community. Cremation has taken place. Memorial mass is pending at St. Agnes Catholic Church and will be announced at a later date. Smith-Olcott Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  • To the Editor, The Red lodge area Chamber of Commerce Board would like to express their thanks and appreciation to the community and the sponsors of the Chamber’s annual meeting and presentations of the Citizen of the Year and Business Person(s) of the Year awards for 2013. Once again MSU-B stepped up to be a sponsor with both John Walsh and...
  • Dever Jacob Herman was born to Bruce and Shirley Herman on May 20, 1981 in Alliance, Neb. He left us on Jan. 28, 2014 due to heart failure. Over the course of Dever’s short life, he loved trips to the mountains, and he helped his dad with cattle by clipping bulls and assisting with artificial insemination. He loved to cook and was an...
  • Janet “Jan” Cassell was born in Billings, to Arthur and Virginia Powell on March 23, 1952. Surrounded by love, she passed away on Jan. 29, 2014 after a short battle with brain cancer. Jan married William “Friar” Cassell in 1974. Together they owned and managed many restaurants in Montana and Colorado spending most of the...
  • Hubert Charles "Buzz" Christiansen was born on April 29, 1928 to Ralph and Alice Christiansen in Red Lodge, Montana. Buzz passed away on Feb. 1 due to heart complications. Buzz was small in stature yet large in influence to all who knew him, especially his children and grandchildren. He was raised in a household of four siblings, one...
  • Jan. 16 11:17  Caller in Joliet reports a few days ago a male pushed him at his father’s house. 12:14  Two dogs /mixed breed /hanging around Red Lodge business. Blk/white and tan/white, have collars but no tags.   13:48 Someone racing a ski doo up and down the streets in Belfry. 15:28  Caller is concerned about a...
  • The original 1960s Dark Shadows series had a vampire called Barnabas. He was the first desperate, angst-laden version of the creature and was not content to chomp his way through victim after victim for all eternity. He yearned to be shorn of his curse and tried everything in his power to be understood, even becoming human at one point. Now 47...