Monthly archive

November, 2013

  • To the Editor, Congratulations, Ed on your fine win. I had a great time and I know that we stirred the people of Red Lodge into a dialogue with each other and now with the council and new mayor. I would like to give a big thanks to all my supporters: Tom, Tom, Matt and Carol; Maureen, Karla, Lynn and Flash; and so many more. And you, Tera, for all...
  • To the Editor, I’m hearing rumors of an oil play in Carbon and surrounding counties. As a land owner in, and refugee from the Bakken, I have some insight into the oil business and I have some advice for those who live here. I don’t know the geology of this area, but if the play is even one fiftieth of the Bakken, you need to get ready...
  • To the Editor, Once again, the take no responsibility, Obama regime is at their finest. Or are they? They jammed this crappy health care down our throats, which they themselves, along with their union friends, Gov. workers, congress, and the president himself, don’t have to subscribe to, and after the President himself swore you could keep...
  • It appears we made it through the local election without being deluged with political ads and propaganda paid for by some guy in Florida. Since the Supreme Court said that money was a form of free speech and that corporations are people, we have been overwhelmed with political ads whether there was an election coming or they were opposing Obama...
  • Darrel Lee Blevins passed away in Powell, Wyo., on Nov. 6, 2013 after a courageous battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis. Darrel was born in Powell, Wyo., on Sept. 18, 1942. After graduating from high school in Helena, he began college at Northwest Community College in 1961 before marrying Janet Kaye Cavalli on Aug. 5, 1962. Darrel and Janet met when...
  •   Robert Walter Moran, a Red Lodge cultural icon and mentor to many, passed away peacefully in Red Lodge on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013 at age 88 following a full and well-loved life. “Bob” was born Oct. 5, 1925, and was raised by Dr. Edwin M. Adams and his wife, Marion Edwards Adams, the librarian of the Red Lodge Carnegie Library....
  • The ever-confusing issue of the Resort Tax came to the surface again prior to the Red Lodge City Council meeting, Nov. 12, when a proposed Resort Tax Ordinance Revision was put to the sword by 40 plus frustrated store owners and employees. Members of the Resort Tax Committee who were present were puzzled why so few of their recommendations had...
  • A Public Hearing will be held on the Resort Tax Ordinance Revision, Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. at Red Lodge City Hall.
  • Bridger finished second in the Southern C Divisionals after losing to Winnett, Grass Range, 20-25, 25-21, 25-20, 18-25, 14-16. The Lady Rams finished 3rd in the Southern B Divisionals after losing to Forsyth. Results to follow.
  • The Red Lodge Rams just failed in their bid to reach the semi finals of the football championships losing by the narrowest of margins 34-33 to Missoula Loyola. In a see-saw encounter, Loyola seemed to be sitting comfortably at 13-0 midway through the 2nd quarter when the Rams struck back with two quick touchdowns. The comeback was thwarted by a...