Monthly archive

January, 2014

  • To the Residents of Carbon County, It is with sincere appreciation that I write this letter. As many of you know my daughter Zoe and I were in a tragic car accident on our way home to Red Lodge on Dec. 11. Following the accident Zoe was transferred to The Denver Children’s Hospital. Unfortunately, she subsequently passed away as a result of...
  • To the Editor, Sharon and I wish to thank everyone involved in creating the wonderful celebration for us last Saturday evening at the Elk’s Club, and thank you to everyone who attended. It was a terrific event that we will remember for a long time. Red Lodge is a very nice place! Sincerely, Brian and Sharon Roat Red Lodge
  • 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...