Monthly archive

February, 2014

  • Andrew George Frankovic, 99, of Harrisburg, Pa., passed away Feb. 7, 2014. He was a retired employee of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Andrew was born in Washoe, on Oct 29, 1914.  He graduated from Carbon County High School in Red Lodge, Class of 1933.  After graduation, he worked various jobs and for the NYA, the youth...
  •     Sen. Jason Priest pled not guilty to 4 counts of charges against him that include assault on a minor, PFM assault, assault and resisting arrest. He appeared at his arraignment in Carbon County District Court before Judge Blair Jones Thursday morning.  During the course of the arraignment the State,...
  • On Friday, Feb. 7, Governor Steve Bullock apponted Lt. Governor John Walsh to the U.S. Senate. Bullock said, “Two years ago, when I was selecting my Lieutenant Governor, I was looking for more than a running mate. I was looking for someone who would be my partner in governing. Someone who would work every day to make sure that the Montana we...
  • 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.