Monthly archive

January, 2014

  • 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...
  • Gusts up to 65 MPH or higher are expected across the County later today. Pedestrians and school children are warned to take care when outside and watch for flying projectiles. There are expected to be dangerous strong cross winds along Highways 212, 78 and 90. People may also experience power outages. According to one news source, Kulr 8, this is...
  • The Carbon County Commissioners last week denied the appeal proposal of Mercury Towers and Tower Engineering Professionals, Inc. to build a self-supported monopole cell tower off Highway 78 near Luther/Roscoe. In the appeal Mercury Towers had suggested reducing the height by 15 feet to 145 feet with a foot width at the top and a four-foot base....
  • For those who don’t think turkeys can fly, check out what’s happening in the yard of Tamara Childs, Red Lodge. She is enjoying the “fruits” of winter: “I came home to a tree full of wild turkeys eating the withered crab apples. What I wouldn't give for a proper telephoto lens.... For the past 2 years flocks of...
  • From the moment she was born, Zoe Kern demonstrated an unbridled lust for life. She was born prematurely on Aug. 6, 2010, and was so fortunate to develop into a heal thy, beaut i ful chi l d through the loving support of her parents and many friends within the nurturing community of Red Lodge. She was such a kind little girl who will be remembered...
  • Hurry and catch the beautiful Town and Country Quilt Guild quilt exhibit currently on view at Honey’s Café in downtown Red Lodge. The exhibit will run only through January. It is a spectacular display of talent and creativity. One quilt was started by local Red Lodgeans and then sent to Australia where a series of borders were...
  • Influenza activity is widespread in Montana with half of the counties reporting confirmed cases, state public health officials said today. Influenza-related hospitalizations across the state have also increased. As of Tuesday, January 4, there have been 101 hospitalizations reported this season, with over half in the last two weeks. Further, one...