Monthly archive

December, 2014

  • Energy Corporation of America (ECA) has decided not to pursue drilling in Belfry. On December 11, 2014, Kyle Mork, ECA’s Chief Operating Officer, made the following statement on behalf of his company: “Energy Corporation of America (ECA) has been evaluating an exploratory well near Belfry. As our District Manager Seth Nolte indicated...
  • This year’s Red Lodge Christmas Stroll basked in much warmer weather and bigger crowds than 2013. Up and down Broadway, businesses had brisk and busy trade while bars and restaurants enjoyed a hearty appetite of customers. One of the stroll organizers of the event Kathy Robson felt it was “very successful.” “We had the...
  • When I was in high school I desired to be a total non-conformist, and deculturate myself. Of course, I couldn’t do that behavior in a small town like Red Lodge, but I dismissed many of the local and national values as nonsense. It struck me, then as now, that most behaviors had no real reason to exist. Mother’s explanation was, ‘...
  •  To the Editor, Thank you to the electric company crew for working through the night Nov. 28 to restore our power after and during the high winds.  We appreciate you guys! The Luomas Ron & Darlene Roger & Chris
  •  Galway may think they’re just welcoming home another Keane relation upon Father Denis Keane’s final return to Ireland after 51 years abroad in Montana. They would be wrong. Let it be known, that there are hundreds, if not thousands, of individuals whose lives have been touched and changed by Father Keane, throughout Montana and...
  •  There are a lot of memories that Dick Hatfield recalls about his service as the First U.S. Wilderness Ranger in the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness. He remembers a lot of trips around the Beartooth region guiding hikers for special treks, unusual assignments and of course, the wildlife encounters. On Aug. 2, 1966, he was asked to take a few...
  • To the Editor, The Carbon/Stillwater Tobacco Prevention Program, Beartooth Billings Clinic, and the Beartooth Recreational Trails Association would like to thank the donors, participants and volunteers who assisted with the Quit Cold Turkey Trot on Nov. 27. About 150 people participated in the 5K trot. The event was held to help raise awareness of...
  • Clair H. Walters, 87, of Red Lodge, Montana died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. He was born June 18, 1927 in Wooster, Ohio. He married Jean L. Walters in 1950. Clair later graduated from college in Greeley, Colo., and moved to Oregon with his family. In 1994 Clair and Jean made their home in Red Lodge. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Clair is...