Monthly archive

December, 2014

  • 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...
  • To the Editor, The seventh annual Christmas Kids Shoppe has concluded for 2014. The turnout was great: 270 children selected 1,343 free gifts which were wrapped, tagged and bagged and carried to their homes and put under Christmas trees. Messiah Lutheran thanks the generous business people who donated goods and merchandise and the grandparents who...
  • To the Editor, The 2014 Blade Parade was a great success! The weather was cooperative so Bladers were able to participate rather than being out pushing snow. The City and County had a Snow Party so Broadway was clear from curb to curb making it easy strolling for everyone. Once again Jodi Moore agreed to be the Judge for the parade and as always...