Monthly archive

August, 2013

  • The Red Lodge City Council met in regular session on August 13, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Roat followed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS Present: Mayor Roat, Aldermen Foisy, Mahan, Larson, Labrie, Schoenike and Williams. Absent: None. DEPARTMENT HEAD ATTENDANCE: Community Development...
  • The Rock Creek Fire has spread to 910 acres but is 40 percent contained. There are no evacuations in effect at this time, and all structures listed as threatened are under Stage 1 “Ready” Alert. Local traffic through the East Side Road off U.S. Hwy 212 should take precautions and avoid unnecessary stopping for the safety of helicopter operations...
  • Shawn Pearson's Northern Rockies Type 2 Incident Management Team will host a public meeting at the Red Lodge County Fairgrounds (Incident Command Post) at 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 26. The meeting will provide the community with an update on the status of the Rock Creek Fire as well as a question and answer session.
  • Cyclists from the Cycle Greater Yellowstone event rode into Red Lodge Saturday and talked of the "amazing beauty" of the area and the "magnificent scenery." Most riders had not experienced the journey from Yellowstone to Red Lodge before and vowed they would return. The participants were greeted at Field School Park with...
  • Shirley Mae Hodges went thru the gates of heaven at her home in Bearcreek on Aug. 22, 2013. She was born in Clark, Wyo. and attended grade school in Clark and finished high school in Belfry. She married Buster Tolman and they had two daughters, Sandi and Mary. Later she divorced and married Burl Hodges and they resided at Bearcreek. Survivors...
  • The Fromberg Day Parade was considered one of the the "best" in years by those who came to enjoy their day out in the town. Seen here is the Fromberg Falcon mascot with colorful fans. For more photos please click here.
  • During summer, the students may have been enjoying their vacation, but the work never stopped for Carbon County schools, which underwent some maintenance and repairs. Projects included: additions to school safety devices, energy efficiency improvements, general upkeep and other construction assignments for the 2013-2014 school year. To further...
  • The works of three young and talented artists fill the walls at the recently opened Montana Gallery and studio. Located in the heart of Red Lodge at 22 N. Broadway, the family owned gallery and studio houses unique renditions from artists Tyler Murphy, Kira Fercho and Daniel Keys. The space, owned by Tyler and his father Mike, opened in June and...
  •  Déjà Vous or Déjà vu? Which way is correct? Déjà vous is something few people know the true meaning of. Fromberg has its yearly Fromberg Celebration on Saturday 24 August. The theme is Déjà Vous. According to the research it has been seen in both ways and some say they are different but...
  • By Lizzie Blumenthal CCN Reporter Known as the “best little rally in the west,” the Beartooth Beemer (BB) biker rally brought hundreds of riders from all over the country to camp, meet up with fellow bikers and explore Montana’s finest scenery. On Aug. 15, the bikers began arriving at Lion’s Camp, at Lake Fork Rd., to set...