Monthly archive

January, 2014

  • Peter Northcutt, Joliet, plead guilty in Justice Court, Jan. 13, to negligent endangerment for not disclosing to a sexual partner that he was HIV positive and had been diagnosed with AIDS. In court documents, the partner, T.V., said in an interview, Feb. 18, 2012, with Sergeant Jeff Schmalz, Carbon County Sheriff ’s Office, that the...
  • Mum’s the word on the ongoing settlement talks between creditors and debtors in the Southern Montana Electric Transmission and Generation Cooperative, Inc. (Southern) bankruptcy. The discussions are not binding but the impression is they are generally very determined and sincere. “They are extremely complex. We’ve gone to 4 a.m....
  • Red Lodge City Mayor Ed Williams swore in Judge Steve Muth on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at City Hall. “I really appreciate the support of the City of Red Lodge,” said Judge Muth after the swearing in for another four-year term as municipal City Court Judge. “There’s a lot of places where it’s not like that-the support and...
  • City Judge Carol Anderson swears in Joliet Mayor Harley Sorrells, prior to the council meeting Jan. 27. Sorrells then swore in Judge Anderson. Also sworn in were Marla Moody, Gary Gray, and Sherry Munoz.
  • Carbon County Sheriff ’s Department Lieutenant Josh McQuillan is to run for the sheriff ’s position after Tom Rieger announced his retirement at the end of this term. Under sheriff Dan McJunkin is not running for the post. McQuillan, who grew up outside Joliet, wants to carry on building upon the foundations laid down by Rieger,...
  • Filmed in the cold, wintry wilderness of Helena, “Crimson Winter,” is a vampire drama of tragedy, heartbreak and survival. On screen audiences see Elric, a 1,000 year-old vampire prince who trying to unite the races, falls in love with a human, defies his ancestors and is now forced to live in exile. When a group of researchers hike...
  • Red Lodge and Lame Deer boys battled through a tough encounter at the Red Lodge High School tonight. Although the Rams lost out by 4 points, 77-74, they fought for every ball and did well against a team that likes its 3 point shots. Neither team gave the backboard a moments rest, even the paint was wearing thin.There was never more than 6 points...
  • On Dec. 30, many in Red Lodge were devastated, learning of the death of 3 year-old Zoe Kern, child of Deirdre McNamer and Eric Kern. We sent words and acts of sympathy to Deirdre and Eric, but were left feeling bereft and helpless in our collective sorrow, sharing tearful exchanges with each other whenever we met. What could we do? Then Pol ly...
  • Iowa troopers arrested David Welk Thursday night, ending a week-long, multi-state manhunt for the semi truck driver who authorities believe struck and killed an elderly Alaska man on Interstate 90 in September. Welk, 45, of Minnesota, was arrested just outside of Grundy Center, Iowa, about 15 miles west of Waterloo. He is in the custody of Grundy...