Monthly archive

December, 2013

  • To the Editor, Recently Matt Wolcott of the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, DNRC, reported that the Palisades Timber Sale on State Lands near Red Lodge will generate $1.7 million from the sale of 789 acres of trees. What he didn’t report is that this sale will only contribute about $850,000 to the State School Trust Fund...
  • To the Editor, Hmmmm…Let me make sure I’ve got this thing right. $7,000,000 for a super highway up the West Fork; zero for the road to the ski hill. Are you kidding me? 98 percent of the traffic must travel on a muddy washboard, while the other 2 percent glide easily to nowhere. The thought of this allocation of resources overwhelms and...
  • To the Editor, The Carbon/Stillwater Tobacco Prevention Program, a service of Beartooth Billings Clinic, and the Beartooth Recreational Trails Association would like to thank the donors, participants and volunteers who assisted with the Quit Cold Turkey Trot on November 28. About 150 people participated in the 5K trot. The event was held to help...
  • The 4th Annual Turkey Trot was held on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28. A crowd of approximately 150 people turned out for the casual 5k walk/run. The event was sponsored by Carbon County Tobacco Prevention Program, a service of Beartooth Billings Clinic as a celebration of the Great American Smokeout. Beartooth’s Tobacco Prevention Specialist...
  • High Plains Architects of Billings, announced today that the Boys & Girls Club of Carbon County has achieved LEED® Platinum certification under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for New Construction and Major Renovation v2009 rating system. The building, owned by the Boys & Girls Club of Carbon County, is the first LEED...
  • Stillwater Mining Company today reported an incident occurred late evening of Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the Company's Stillwater Mine. Mike J. Rued, 45, a Sandfiller employed at Stillwater since 2007, was found unconscious on the 5600 level of the mine and could not be resuscitated by first responders. The cause of death is not known at this time....
  • The Monday prior to Thanksgiving was a busy day at the Joliet Food Bank, with close to 60 families picking up food boxes filled with turkeys and all the fixin’s. Volunteers, including Joliet FFA students, helped to prepare and distribute the boxes, and Food Bank clients were grateful for this extra help. Food was provided through monetary...
  • A benefit fund has been set up at the Bank of Red Lodge for Kathy Burgener and Bob Thompson, Bearcreek, who recently lost their home and all belongings due to a house fire. Donations will also be received at the Bank of Joliet or Bank of Bridger either by person or mail. Please make checks payable to the Burgener/Thompson Benefit. The Bank of Red...
  • Police in Joliet say an altercation between two neighbors over a noise complaint ended with one man being shot in the arm and the other arrested, Dec. 1. Joliet Police Capt. Kyle Croft said the victim was taken to a Billings hospital with a .45-caliber gunshot wound to the arm. He was treated and released. The suspected shooter, Joshua Bryan...
  • The Christmas Stroll Committee is pleased to announce the annual Christmas Stroll in Red Lodge, Montana! This year the event will be held in beautiful downtown Red Lodge, Montana on Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7, from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. both evenings. Red Lodge Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, Patty Davis, notes, "This...