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February, 2014

  • 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...
  •                   Joliet resident John Francis has a serious concern. “I see that with this year’s snowpack, we are in for a big thaw.” He is thinking ahead. “I think the sediment already in the river could catch with debris coming down under the bridge in the spring and create...
  •  If you’re seeing a lot of orange vests around Red Lodge, the State Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) wants you to know it is in response to two home owners about sinking ground concerns. Bill Snoddy, DEQ Abandoned Mine Reclamation Specialist in the Remediation Division, contacted CCN on Thursday, Jan. 23, to explain to the...
  • The first of its kind, Tea with the Mayor brought together local businesses and community members to discuss openly current and upcoming issues, activities and events pertaining to Red Lodge. Enabling businesses and residents a chance to ask questions and engage in frank conversation, items on the Feb. 5 agenda included: the 212/78 Highway...
  • Court documents filed Court documents filed at Carbon County District Court, Tuesday, show that Republican Senator Jason Priest has been accused of felony assault of a minor, grabbing his 4 year old daughter and throwing her on the ground. She sustained one-inch injury to her scalp. The papers were filed by Assistant Attorney General Mary E....

January, 2014

  • To the Editor, On Dec. 9, the Board of Oil and Gas Conservation canceled a scheduled public comment hearing on Energy Corporations of America’s oil well planned along the Bear t o o th Fr ont . Because of their decision, affected landowners and concerned Montanans had no opportunity to officially voice their concerns about its development....