Monthly archive

January, 2014

  • To the Editor, AmeriCorps*VISTA, in basic terms, is like the domestic PeaceCorps. VISTAs work behind the scenes to strengthen communities by working with nonprofit organizations. For example, you won’t see a VISTA serving food at a soup kitchen, they are busy working indirectly to build and grow programs to feed the people at the soup...
  • To the Editor, I am brimming over with gratitude since being caught off guard completely with the Citizen of the Year Award this past Thursday night. In reflecting on the award, I keep returning to the thought of how fortunate I am to live in a community that provides so many opportunities to work with others. It’s funny, I came to Red Lodge...
  • To the Editor, Really, is it necessary to drag your snowblade across driveways so that you leave a 2-3 foot berm of snow and ice? We pay to have our yard and driveway plowed out only to come home to a 3-foot beam of frozen down snow and ice. Unable to shovel and move it with the snow blower or metal shovel because it is frozen solid, we can only...
  • To the Editor, I would like to thank our Fromberg Volunteer Fire Department.  On Dec. 11 when they and the Bridger and Edgar volunteers were called to the Little Cowboy Bar and Museum.   It was an extremely cold and windy afternoon, everything was freezing up, they endured and did a great job of knocking down the flames.  ...
  • To the Editor, You kids did awesome! Thank you for collecting foods for our project. Also, a great big thank you to those that volunteered to pack and deliver the boxes. Remember, this type of volunteer work looks good on college applications. Fromberg Schools won by collecting 371 items. Way to go!  That is amazing for the size of your...
  • Dec. 28 13:34 - Caller’s car got backed into at Joliet High School. Nobody around , Joliet officer responded. 13:38 - Deputy checked car on Highway 310 and 72/ is off the road and nobody around. 21:48 - Not far from the turn on to the Edgar Fromberg Road by Edgar, a ford car appears stuck and driver also appears intoxicated.   Dec. 29 01:41 -...
  • Boys Thursday Harlowton-Ryegate 68, Fromberg 53 17-18, 21-8, 14-10, 16-17 Fromberg: Miles Guenthner 13, Rye Kern 3, Kalbe Berckmoes 3, Levi Wilm 12, Tristan Barker 5, Cowden Dyba 17.   Friday Joliet 66, Roundup 42 15-6, 20-12,16-8,15-16 Joliet: Jordan Polesky 2, Levi Mydland 5, Terry Berms 19, Jerad Schwend 8, Austin Wepper 1, Cam Lloyd 14,...
  • Fromberg Town Council passed the first reading on a Golf Cart Ordinance, Jan. 6. Richard McCall, citizen, has been requesting the ordinance for several months. Under Montana State law a person requesting to drive a golf cart must have a slow moving license and must give up their other driving license. McCall objected to this, wishing to maintain...
  • Carbon County Commissioner John Prinkki spoke before the Red Lodge City Council last week to reignite the Interlocal agreement which would oversee the paving of the gravel road that runs south of the Red Lodge Fairgrounds into Remington Ranch. The original agreement had been turned down when Commissioners Doug Tucker and John Grewell voted against...