Monthly archive

June, 2014

  • It was 20 years ago on Jan. 24 that Jeff and Brent Oliphant signed on as FM 99 the Mountain, Red Lodge’s only station. The brothers bought ‘the Mountain’ back in 1989 when it was located above the Red Lodge School of Dance and it consisted of a “coat hanger for an antenna, two Radio Shack cassette decks, a ten watt...
  • Two men were taken into custody June 14 after a Carbon County S h e r i f f ’ s d e p u t y responded to a shooting incident in Belfry. Bruce Oliveria and his son Shawn Oliveria were ar res ted af ter attempting to hit a man with a vehicle and then a pipe wrench according to papers filed at Carbon County Justice Court. Both men appeared...
  • A new film about the true story of a crooked-footed race horse called Mine That Bird, who won the 135th Kentucky Derby in 2009, is set to open at the Vue and Brew in Laurel, June 13. This is Oscar winners Jim William’s latest film and the Vue and brew is the first cinema in Montana to view it. Wilson won an Oscar for Dances with Wolves.
  • The Carbon County Sheriff and a deputy received distinguished honors at the Montana Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association event in Bozeman, May 29. Sheriff Tom Rieger was awarded the Distinguished Career plaque and Sheriff ’s Deputy Kelly Carrington received Peace Officer of the Year. Both said they are “Very proud and honored....
  • 1. Brief Description of Current Operations Roadway demolition is complete and Goran continues to install storm drain pipe and manholes. The 36” storm drain pipe run is complete and the 30” is ongoing. 2. Anticipated Schedule of Work for Upcoming Week Next week Goran will continue work on the storm drain system and utility relocates. 3...
  • Red Lodge Rangers blew apart their opponents at a double-header last weekend at the Palisades Field. The weekend matches also saw a bounty of goals from Logan Beck who netted an extraordinary 9 times over both encounters. First up to the rack was Laurel Storm who were quite washed out by the end, losing 8-2. Goals from Logan Beck (5) and one...
  • The Red Lodge Music Festival opened its 51st year with a day of activities for students and Faculty. More than 200 students from all over Montana and the adjoining states enrolled in this highly regarded week long music camp. Those students receive private instruction from 27 faculty members, representing some of the finest professional musicians...