Monthly archive

January, 2014

  • Congressman Jason Priest (Rep), incumbent for the SD #29 seat, is leaving his options open in this November’s senate race by keeping his cards close to his chest. While Priest has not filed for the seat as yet, deadline to do so is March 10, he did tell the CCN he was running. Priest’s two opponents, Joanne Blyton, (Rep) incumbent for...
  • With two feet of snow falling on Red Lodge Tuesday and surprising residents of Red Lodge the next morning, it was time again for the City of Red Lodge and Montana Department of Transportation (MDOT) to get back to the endless business of removing the white mounds that have appeared all over town. A total of 21 people are being employed in the...
  • 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...