Monthly archive

November, 2013

  • The Beartooth Elks #534 Lodge held its annual Hoop Shoot on Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Civic Center. Over 600 students participated in contests at the schools in Carbon and Stillwater counties. Each school sent its winners on to the competition in Red Lodge. The winners and runner-ups were: Boys: 8-9 Lane Fester(Absarokee); Mason Meir (Columbus) 10-...
  • Amy Marie Linderman Sirrine passed away peacefully at her home at Cooney Dam/Roberts on Nov. 10, 2013. She was born Feb. 13, 1974 to Darlene and Bill Linderman in Powell WY. With the re-marriage of her mother, she was adopted by Gordon Sirrine in 1977. She is survived by her son, Tyler (TJ) Sirrine Red Lodge, daughter Harley ShyAnne Sirrine and...
  • I am writing this letter as a concerned citizen. I feel that the people of our community are being wrongfully represented by people whose sole purpose it is to do just that. The issue of fracking and a possible "Bakken" in the Beartooths is raising a lot of fear and concern, and I feel our representatives are spouting very ill informed...
  • In response to the Nov. 14 opinion letter titled "Liars, Crooks and Thieves, oh my..." a few important details were omitted. The Affordable Health Care Act was based on an American Heritage Republican Think Tank document and Romneycare as instituted in the State of Massachusetts, Governor Mitt Romney's prized achievement. When health...
  • Three weeks ago, I had a case of Chubbie Wubbies, as one of our sons used to describe his situation when he wasn’t feeling well. In my case of CW, goose bumps and chills went up my back, shoulders and into where my baldness hasn’t reached the lower back of my head and neck. These little 30-second episodes were distracting enough that...
  • In response to Lynette Burgan’s letter of November 14, 2013: First, the big spenders in the last 30-40 years were Republicans. Ronald Reagan spent money as though it were water. Bush II led…er, lied… us through two unfunded and unnecessary wars. Clinton, a Democrat, ended his presidency with a surplus. Second, all health plans, including...
  • Ressa Charter, fourth generation rancher, Shepherd, wants to get the message out about sustainable farming and ranching, speaking at the Northern Plains Resource Council annual conference on Saturday, Nov. 16. “We don’t need to feed the world,” he said to a surprised audience. Follow the money, he might say. “See who...
  • Beartooth Billings Clinic (Beartooth) donated a total of $2,730 in direct student sports physical fees back to area school athletic departments this season. “Our providers performed a total of 182 sports physicals for athletes representing volleyball, football and cross country teams from 10 schools in the region,” noted Kevin Larson,...
  • Thanksgiving is a time of year when we take time to celebrate with friends and family. The highlight of a Thanksgiving celebration often includes that tummy-warming meal of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and rolls. Just the thought of it conjures warm memories. However, some families will have a difficult time purchasing all those Thanksgiving...
  • Operation Second Chance completed its seventh year of Montana Retreats and its first hunting trip with four Wounded Warrior amputees from Walter Reed National Medical Center. Montana’s legislature unanimously passed SB 75 sponsored by Sen. Jason Priest that allowed Montana residents to purchase hunting licenses and return them to Montana...