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01/26/2015 - 2:51pm
No formal charges will be filed against Joleit Police Chief Kyle Croft regarding domestic violence allegations. In a statement issued by Nancy Rohde Stillwater County Attorney, she said, "On Dec.30, 2014, the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office requested a courtesy agency assist from a neutral law enforcement agency to investigate a report of domestic violence involving a law enforcement...
Mon, 01/26/2015 - 2:40pm
Carbon County Search and Rescue and Sheriff's Department have found the body of 34 year old Michael Phillips. He was found on Saturday 3/4 of a mile from a friend's house in Joliet where he had been visiting. No more information is available at present. Phillips, had been last seen at
Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:30am
On Thursday, Jan. 14, the Carbon County Commissioners rescinded their resolution of intent to create the Silvertip zoning district after consideration of the certified protest acreage. Certified protest acreage is the acreage belonging to land owners within the proposed district who protested the
Fri, 01/16/2015 - 4:19pm
Thirty-three-year-old Budd James Nesius of Wheatland was sentnenced to three years in prison on Thursday, January 15, in federal court for the theft of 550 lbs. of explosives stolen from the USFS in April, 2013, south of Red Lodge. He apologized for the fear the theft. “This volume of
Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:44am
Speaking with the Pryors Coalition, a group of interested parties who frequent, help maintain and care about the Pryor Mountains (located on the eastern edge of Carbon County and part of the Custer National Forest) a person stated that in face of all these budget cuts, it appeared that there was no
Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:42am
Brandon Jones, Red Lodge, pled not guilty to three counts; burglary, criminal mischief and theft, before Judge Blair Jones at Carbon County District Court last week. An omnibus hearing and trial will be set at a later date. Bail was set at $10,000 and had already been posted. A GPS tracking device
Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:21am
An early morning fire broke out at a Luther residence Jan. 13. Red Lodge Fire Department was paged at 4:18 a.m. to attend a structure fire on Highway 78, at MM 12. The fire was controlled by 8:42 a.m. Up to 30-40 firefighters, from Absarokee, Joliet, Roberts, and Belfry, fought the blaze with 17
Wed, 01/14/2015 - 11:47am
Red Lodge Mayor Ed Williams swears in Bill Foisy, Bill Larson and Council President Mike Schoenike at the council meeting, Jan. 13. The Council voted to keep their committee assignments, Williams adding, "I do appreciate the job the committee's have done in the past year, it has been exceptional in
Wed, 01/14/2015 - 11:17am
Red Lodge Public Works held a Snow Party Jan. 14 along Broadway to remove the ever growing snow piles from Broadway. Work started at 3 a.m.
Wed, 01/14/2015 - 11:11am
Red Lodge Council President Mike Schoenike brought up the specter of water and sewer rates at the end of the City's council meeting, Jan. 13. Admitting he was not looking forward to the "public's reaction" he told council that "it's been almost 8 years since the last