Monthly archive

January, 2014

  • To the Editor, Too often we hear only complaints and negative comments about police officers and public employees. Today something happened that I want everyone to hear about in a positive light on one of our local Red Lodge officers and members of the Public Works Department. My husband took me to work today at the Elks Lodge and he put the cones...
  • 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 Beartooth Front. Because of their decision, affected landowners and concerned Montanans had no opportunity to officially voice their concerns about its development. The...
  • T h e No r t h e r n P l a i n s Resource Council and its local a f f i l i a t e , Ca r b on Count y Resource Council (CCRC), filed a lawsuit on Jan. 8, in Yellowstone County District Court. It challenges the decision by the Montana Board of Oil and Gas Conservation (BOGC) to prevent the public from testifying on a proposed oil well permit for...
  • Brian Roat, who is stepping down from political life after serving Red Lodge for 35 years, was greeted with a rapturous recept ion at the Beartooth Elk’s Lodge last weekend when a “Tribute Party” was held in his honor. Newly elected Red Lodge Mayor Ed Williams presented Roat with a key to the City, the first time this has been...
  • Parking is at a premium after the recent snow storm in Red Lodge but that didn't deter this driver. 
  • Congressman Jason Priest (Rep), incumbent for the SD #29 seat, is leaving his options open in this November’s senate race by keeping his cards close to his chest. While Priest has not filed for the seat as yet, deadline to do so is March 10, he did tell the CCN he was running. Priest’s two opponents, Joanne Blyton, (Rep) incumbent for...
  • With two feet of snow falling on Red Lodge Tuesday and surprising residents of Red Lodge the next morning, it was time again for the City of Red Lodge and Montana Department of Transportation (MDOT) to get back to the endless business of removing the white mounds that have appeared all over town. A total of 21 people are being employed in the...
  • Photo by Eleanor Guerrero HGTV, the Home & Garden Channel, came to Red Lodge, Dec. 14 to film part of their new reality series 'New House, New Life' about a young couple relocating to Montana from Florida. The couple were filmed going to the Glass Rabbit. The show will air in March this year.
  • Congresswoman Joanne Blyton, (Rep) is stepping down from the House to seek a place in the Senate this coming November by running against Jason Priest (Rep) for his SD#29 seat. Blyton is presently the incumbent for HD #59. SD #29 incorporates Carbon County, Stillwater County and a small portion of Sweet Grass County close to Big Timber. Priest has...