Monthly archive

October, 2013

  • To the Editor, I write this letter for the purpose of strongly endorsing Ed Williams in his bid to be elected Mayor of Red Lodge. I have known Ed for more than thirty years and have learned to greatly admire him for his unusual diligence, unique problem-solving skills and unwavering ethics. He has the ability to achieve consensus and unite diverse...
  • To the Editor, During the past seven summers that I’ve been coming to Red Lodge I’ve been very impressed by the sense of community in this area and the way in which people reach out to take care of each other. Last Sunday I experienced first-hand what it means to live among good neighbors, and I want to express my gratitude to several...
  • To the Editor, Last week I was visiting Red Lodge from Massachusetts  to scatter some ashes in memory of my husband, Robert Manning,  who died last year and loved fishing in Montana.   When the rear-view mirror on my rental car broke, I was really flustered because I had to drive to the Billings Airport the next day.  I...
  • To the Editor, We know that Beartooth Electric Co-op has been facing many challenges of late, but would like to commend their employees in their handling of the many power outages caused by the snow storm last week. We experienced a power outage, downed power lines, toppled trees and a transformer that exploded after being damaged by a falling...
  • To the Editor, Over 40 years, I have visited Red Lodge frequently to see dear friends.  I originally come from a small town in Nebraska about this size, but am astounded at the many possibilities for art, restaurant quality, recreation, health, and commercial enterprises of interest -- compared to my hometown, this is a remarkable place to...
  • To the Editor, A roadshow of propaganda and misinformation came to Carbon County last weekend, courtesy of the Carbon County Republican Central Committee. You might have seen the flyer for the event. It looked like something promoting a snake oil salesman, which is appropriate. If you wanted to hear lies about fracking, you got to have dinner and...
  • Sometimes I feel like I am surrounded with rigid thinkers who say their way or the highway on numerous issues. Conversion is a term used mostly by religious organizations meaning that an individual has accepted the structure of belief of a particular theology. What it means psychologically is that an individual sees the world from a different...
  • To the Editor, Tom Weaver is giving Red Lodge a choice by running for Mayor. He is well read. A working man during his day. Listens well to people and dogs. Enjoys his life in Red Lodge as he grew up here and graduated high school from Red Lodge High. He knows the history of Red Lodge that will lead to better city government. Tom walks the town...
  • Richard Allan Grudzinski passed away Oct. 2, 2013. He was born in Hardin, on Nov. 11, 1950, the son of William and Katherine (Feller) Grudzinski. Rich graduated from Bridger High School followed by proudly and honorably serving his country in the US Army in Vietnam. Rich's life led him through many journeys and challenges, but he planted his roots...
  • With 226 yards rushing and five touchdowns on the ground, Red Lodge Rams take the win at Homecoming game, Oct. 5. Despite 18 inches of snow covering the RLHS football fields and no home team advantage, Red Lodge Rams played well and hard at Laurel High School, beating the Roundup Panthers 35-24. “The offense ran the ball well and executed...