Monthly archive

November, 2013

  • 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...
  • Both Bridger and Red Lodge reached the 3rd place playoff in their respective tournaments with a chance to reach the finals. Bridger lost to Winnett Grass Range to send them into a 3rd place play off with Custer Hysham. Red Lodge came the long way round after losing their opener to Forsyth before defeating Joliet, Baker (25-17, 25-13, 25-17) and...
  • @font-face { font-family: "Calibri"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 10pt; line-height: 115%; font-size: 11pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } On Thursday, the Bridger Scouts traveled to Absarokee for the 2nd straight week, but this time for the Divisional tournament. Fresh off of...
  • The Roy Winifred Outlaws found themselves under lock and key after encountering the Bridger Scouts in a tough first game of the Southern C Divisional tournament in Absarokee Thursday. The Scouts battled the Outlaws into submission, eventually winning 26-28, 25-20, 25-12, 22-25 and 15-11. The Scouts looked to be on the verge of going two sets down...
  •  John Cribb has joined Yellowstone Newspapers as the publisher for The Carbon County News. Cribb is a first generation Montanan, born and raised in Bozeman. He recently worked for the Whitefish Pilot and the Big Fork Eagle. He graduated from University of Montana with a degree in communications studies and history. By his own admission he is...
  • To the Editor, On Sept. 30, 2013 I received an email from Angela Newell, the Administrative Assistant for the Carbon County Board of Commissioners setting dates for discussion and hearing regarding the consolidation of the Superintendent of Schools office. Since the dates appear to correspond with the regular commissioner meetings, I assume that...
  • To the Editor, After living in western North Dakota for 25 years and experiencing the effects of the Bakken oil boom on surrounding communities, ourselves and our farm, I've pulled together a list of the negative side of oil extraction. These are rarely, if ever, mentioned in glowing articles crowing about energy independence and an economic...
  • To the Editor, I recently read an article in the Carbon County News dated 10/31/13 titled “Drilling Proposed in the Beartooths”.   This is the worst idea that can ever be proposed for such an area that is filled with agriculture, offers seclusion, beauty and recreational opportunities.  All those attributes will go away...
  • To the Editor, A special thanks to all of those who supported me during my campaign to become the Mayor of Red Lodge. Thank you for the work you did–hanging door hangers, talking to your friends and neighbors, knocking on doors, putting up yard signs and writing letters to the editor. Thanks for making phone calls, donating funds for the...