Monthly archive

December, 2014

  • We’ve all experienced a time when our next meal seemed as distant away as the planets: how the pangs of hunger and lack of company always hurt that little bit more around the holiday seasons. For a year now, Lee Merck has been attempting to put a dent in these feelings by orchestrating dinners once a week on a Tuesday at the Legacy Lodge in...
  • To the Editor, Thanks to the warm embrace of the community, over 213 donated toys, gift cards, and cash donations were made to support the Toy Drive to the tune of $3,100! Just because Toys for Tots is taking a break this year doesn’t mean the need took one as well. To ensure all kids had a gift to open this holiday season the Community...
  • Adeline Jurissi Donnes By Eleanor Guerrero CCN Senior Reporter What would you do when you turn 100? If you are Adeline Jurissi Donnes, you share your good fortune with 110 relatives, friends and strangers in Red Lodge. Donnes shared her long life and good cheer by buying lunch for every attendee at the Red Lodge Senior Center on Wednesday, Dec. 17...
  • Although the calendar says we’ve just begun our descent into winter, Montanans have a different take on the season. Our winters often start precipitously in October, with ponderous snowfall and drifts the size of Subarus. While other parts of the country watch the white tide ebb and flow, receding like surf on beaches of still-green lawns,...
  • On Thursday, Dec. 18, the Mud Springs Wind Project broke ground in Bridger near the Big Horn County border. It is part of a project that would exceed the Glacier Wind Farm near Shelby. It has four phases planned: the Pryor Cave Wind Project; the Mud Springs Wind Project; the Horse Thief Wind Project and the Bowler Flat Energy Hub. The project...
  • With limitless imagination and a fine eye for detail, Lichen Productions of Red Lodge are making a name for themselves with artistic and eye-catching content for companies looking to advertise their wares. Just recently the Montana-based video production company made an advertisement for an American made fleece designed by Roscoe Outdoor that is...
  • On Monday, Dec. 15, the Carbon County Commissioners took the first step towards citizen initiated zoning in the Belfry area by unanimously approving their intent to create a citizen-initiated zone. Petitioners believe it will protect included landowners from unchecked oil and gas development. The Commissioners found that the zone is “in the...
  • Woohoo!! The Community Foundation is one of the 51 winners sharing $500,000 in the sixth annual Tom’s of Maine “50 States for Good” community giving program! We’ve received $10,000 to continue our mission of connecting people and building community. “Doing things in exciting, new and progressive ways really paid off...
  • Ro s c o e Outdo o r, makers of high performance and comfortable outerwear, are close to their Kickstarter goal for funding their spring/ summer line for 2015. To date they have 86 backers pledging of $11,195 of the $18,000 needed with 12 days to go before the deadline to pledge ends Dec. 29. If the amount is not met, then the money goes back to...