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03/28/2015 - 3:00pm
  UPDATE: March 28, 2015 8:30 pm     Officially, "it is the West Fork fire," said Jeff Gildehaus, US Forest Service spokesperson at the scene on Saturday evening March 28, near the command center on West Fork Road. Smoke filled the canyon but all focus was to the west, away from Red Lodge. Although all the structures in the Nichols Creek drainage south are...
Fri, 03/27/2015 - 3:20pm
On Wednesday evening, March 25, the U.S. Marshal’s Service Violent Offender Task Force arrested Hillary Lynch and Richard Packard in Belfry on the felony charge of criminal possession of dangerous drugs with intent to distribute and other charges. They are each being held in Yellowstone
Thu, 03/26/2015 - 9:52am
By Jason Olson Belfry School Superintendent Since the beginning of this year, the question we have all revisited was, “What does it mean to be an American?” And as a Belfry principal and teacher, “What does it mean to be a Belfry Bat?” A couple years ago, we came up with a
Thu, 03/26/2015 - 9:49am
A field trip by Belfry students to Washington D.C. turned into more than a history lesson when one of the students suffered a heart attack as he got on to a bus taking them around the sites. Hunter Pulse, an 8th grader at the school, was helped by members of the school staff along with EMS Captain
Thu, 03/26/2015 - 9:48am
The body of man found at the base of a rock cliff along Yellowstone River near Park City has been identified as Robert Cantu, 49, of Salida, Colorado. An autopsy conducted by the Carbon County Sheriff’s Department confirmed Cantu died of injuries falling from a cliff face onto some rocks
Thu, 03/19/2015 - 4:36pm
On Saturday, March 14th, the families, friends and students of Carbon County gathered at the Arts Guild to celebrate yet another successful student art show.  Every year, the Carbon County Arts Guild challenges the area students to create works of art for display.
Thu, 03/19/2015 - 9:10am
Updated Story From 03/26/15 Roberts School Superintendent Alex Ator said the 4 day school week calendar and schedules passed the board on a 2-year trial, at 4-1. “So Roberts will be doing a 4 day calendar in 15-16 and 16-17,’ he said. More on the story next week. See