Monthly archive

February, 2014

  • A juvenile prisoner from Stillwater County was injured during an escape attempt from a patrol car while in transit to the Billings Youth Detention Center this morning. The girl had made an appearance in Youth Court and was being returned to Billings when she apparently attempted to escape shortly before noon, said Stillwater County Sheriff Cliff...
  • To the Editor, We are very fortunate to be in this wonderful community full of hard working and talented folks who contribute enormously to our welfare. BRTA is especially blessed to have the support of three such women. Marci Dye, Amy Hyfield and Elise Fouts have surpassed expectations in managing our Kids Ski Lesson Program at the Red Lodge...
  • To the Editor, The hysteria that's been circulating for the past few months about the Beartooth Front becoming the next Bakken oil field should have been laid to rest last Thursday evening in a forum sponsored by the Red Lodge Elks Club. Very professional and informative presentations provided details as to why the geology of the local area...
  • 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...