Monthly archive

February, 2014

  • The first of its kind, Tea with the Mayor brought together local businesses and community members to discuss openly current and upcoming issues, activities and events pertaining to Red Lodge. Enabling businesses and residents a chance to ask questions and engage in frank conversation, items on the Feb. 5 agenda included: the 212/78 Highway...
  • Court documents filed Court documents filed at Carbon County District Court, Tuesday, show that Republican Senator Jason Priest has been accused of felony assault of a minor, grabbing his 4 year old daughter and throwing her on the ground. She sustained one-inch injury to her scalp. The papers were filed by Assistant Attorney General Mary E....

January, 2014

  • 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 Bear t o o th Fr ont . Because of their decision, affected landowners and concerned Montanans had no opportunity to officially voice their concerns about its development....
  • To the Editor, Montanans need to be aware of a worrisome bill now being considered by the US House of Representatives. The bill, Trade Promotion Authority, is more commonly known as the “Fas t Track” bill. If passed, it would authorize President Obama to sign the US on to trade agreement s wi thout f i r s t informing or having a...
  • To the Editor, We at the Joliet Food Bank wish to thank you for your continuous support throughout the year. We appreciate that many of you donate at the grocery store. Altogether you help us make Thanksgiving and Christmas easier for our less fortunate residents. In particular we would like to acknowledge the efforts of our youth groups: The...
  • To the Editor, Remember when the light at the end of the Highwood Tunnel showed a 24 Karat Golden Calf? Remember the interests and people pushing Highwood? Remember political and social homilies trumping math? The hiding of Highwood’s true costs and risks? Remember the contempt, empty disavowals, dismissals and smear for critics? Remember...
  • To the Editor, There is no better way for us to start this New Year than to express our sincerest gratitude and deepest appreciation to all of those who helped us after the fire that destroyed my home in December. Even though you are all so awesome, we give special thanks to the following: Red Lodge Rural Fire Department, Randy, Jane Swanson- Webb...
  • It was three years ago when I came to Red Lodge to serve as the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation’s first AmeriCorps* VISTA after Tracy talked me into accepting the position. I remember thinking that Red Lodge would be a nice place to spend a year before moving on to new things. Then a year turned into two and then three as I found myself...
  •  Anyone who has served in the military understands the anticipation of mail call. Meanwhile, back home, friends, families, and sweethearts wait by the mailbox in hopes of some word from a loved one serving whoknows- where. Recently, Mary Cameron and Diane Dimich were searching for a way to use their hobby to give back to the community when...