Monthly archive

June, 2015

  • Jamie Lynn and Zach Brackett announce the birth of a baby girl Faye Cynthia Lynn Brackett, born May 23. Faye is the granddaughter of Danny and Peggy Lynn, Red Lodge, and Dave and Cindy Brackett of Jackson Hole, Wyo.
  • What a nail-biter this was. With the clock winding down to the 90th minute and Red Lodge encamped around the Miles City penalty area bombarding it with everything they had, it brought back memories of England’s dominatingly desperate effort against Poland in a 1973 World Cup qualifier. Were Rangers going to get the goal they so richly...
  • In the early 1900s, an American astronomer, Percival Lowell, proposed a search for what he called “Planet X”, a planet beyond Neptune. He had applied methodology similar to Le Verrier and Adams and had a specific section of sky in mind. Lowell died in 1916, but the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, built a 13-inch refractor...
  • To the Editor, 49 of 50. The “treasure state's” GDP has dropped to 49th among the 50 states. 49 of 50 is next to last. Montana’s per capita income also ranks 49th of 50. Veto-happy democrat governors since 2004, along with democrat-heavy, obstructionist land boards, have given Montana an economy that cannot hold a numeric...
  •  Carbon County Commissioners John Prinkki and John Grewell met with Red Lodge Fire Rescue Chief Tom Kuntz, Carbon County Sheriff Josh McQuillan and Darryl Krum, Disaster and Emergency Services Coordinator, at the Commissioners’ office in Red Lodge, Thursday, April 29, to finalize a new interlocutory agreement between the county and Fire...
  • The body of a hiker who had been missing for two weeks was found last Saturday in Custer National Forest, west of Red Lodge. According to the Carbon County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page, Steven Herman, 46, of Billings, was “located several miles from his vehicle, May 30” near Elk Lake, situated approximately three miles from...

May, 2015

  • Pearl Marie (Wareheim) Culbertson died peacefully in Courtland, California and will be laid to rest on Saturday, May 30 in the Red Lodge Cemetery.  Pearl and her beloved husband, of 66 years, Frank, moved to Red Lodge in 1999.  They had deep roots in the community and enjoyed their 13 years there. Pearl was born in 1924 in...
  • To the Editor,   A big thank you to the people who participated in this year’s Habitat for Humanity Rummage Sale. Those who shopped, those who donated goods, and those who lent a hand to volunteer –you’re appreciated and made this year event another success (for the umpteenth year in a row). We’re excited to use the...
  • To the Editor, I’m not a miner and I’m not a miner’s wife. Why do I stand with the Stillwater miners? The Stillwater miners are members of our community. They raise their families here. They participate in community events here. They spend their earnings in our stores. They pay property taxes on their homes here. The same cannot...