Monthly archive

May, 2014

  • To the Editor,  On behalf of Belfry Schools, Staff, Teachers and Faculty, we would like to express our thank you to the following people and businesses that helped make our Cross-Curricular Medieval/Renaissance Unit an astonishing success! Mike and Diane Dallin, Fromberg, for the Smoker to roast/smoke our Pig. Vic and Kelly from the...
  • To the Editor, My name is Terry Riley, and I am the volunteer writer for the Red Lodge Community Center article. I am writing in response to Dianne Wyss and Annette Anderson’s letters in the May 1, 2014, Carbon County News. I thank the editor who provides the process and vehicle, and our free and open society, that allows for public...
  • To the Editor, The City of Red Lodge was budgeting into the six figures for the fire department when the City still operated the ambulance service, which was eventually moved to the Red Lodge Fire District building. The ambulance district was then created which began funding the ambulance service and the City’s only involvement was to...
  • To the Editor, As a senior citizen, I have a few words to say in defense of the Carbon County News.  Last week’s edition carried a scathing attack on the newspaper that was unsubstantiated.  The writer apparently did not agree with a column related to health care which was included in the Red Lodge senior center news the previous...
  •  The contractor, Goran LLC, started putting up traffic control on Wednesday, May 7 before starting work on Beartooth Lane May 8 and prepping it as a detour route for the initial section of construction from 2nd Street to Robinson Lane. There will be no impacts to Broadway Avenue until after Beartooth Lane to 3rd Street is improved.
  • An August trial date has been set for a state senator charged with assaulting his young daughter, his estranged wife and her boyfriend. Officials in the Carbon County Clerk of Court's office said that the trial for Sen. Jason Priest is scheduled to start on Aug. 12. Priest was arrested on Feb. 1 after a disturbance outside his house....
  • An exhibition of quilts took place at the Red Lodge Civic Center last weekend. Called ‘Springtime in the Beartooths’ it was put on by the Town & Country Quilt Guild. For more photos please click on this link.
  • Red Lodge girls placed first at the Joliet Invitational last week with 114.5 points, 45.4 points ahead of the 2nd place team, Forsyth. Joliet took 6th with 36.5 points. Bridger, Fromberg and Roberts came 17th, 18th, and 19th re-spectively. In the boys table, Joliet took 5th place with 51 points, while Red Lodge finished the day in 9th with 26...
  • Betty Jane Weber's final wish was granted on April 4, 2014 when she was reunited with her beloved husband of 69 years Dick Weber, who preceded her in death in 2010.  Betty was born July 22, 1919 to parents Sadie Chesworth and Ernest Hecht in the small town of Washburn, N. D.  Her family moved to Miles City, when she was in grade...