Monthly archive

August, 2013

  • Some say the Democrats want big government and federal control of everything. They want to regulate everything. That’s what some say. The Republicans, some say, want business to control everything and competition is the key to national success in all areas. The feds should step back and let nature take its course. At least that’s what...
  • To Publisher Perea When you arrived in Red Lodge, you quickly became a part of our community.  You immersed yourself by serving on boards of several non-profits, participating in fundraisers and events, and supporting many other activities.    Very importantly, you brought a more balanced content to the Carbon...
  • It came to my attention recently that the Living Will that I filed with the old Beartooth Hospital had not transferred over to the new Billings Beartooth Hospital and Clinic when they moved a few years ago. Since the non-transfer of the paperwork was not brought to the public's attention, to my knowledge, I thought I would share my experience...
  • To the Editor, I live across the street from Mountain View Elementary School on Villard Avenue South. The speed limit on this block and most blocks in the area of schools, football fields, play grounds etc. is 15 MPH at all times. Not just during school hours but 24 hours a day. While this may seem SLOW to a LOT of you, it is the law. What I...
  • To the Editor, The flags are as much a part of downtown Red Lodge as the beautiful flower baskets, which are the most beautiful ever this year. Thank you, Vivian! These flags just don't go up and replace themselves without much help. During the street repair, the street crew carefully took some down, and Skip Boyer kept them safely stored,...
  • To the Editor, On August 3, The Carbon County Sheriff's Office responded to a welfare check to discover resident, Sue DeWitt, had unexpectedly passed away leaving behind 14 dogs and no one to care for them. We'd like to take this opportunity to thank so many who made it possible to quickly come to the aid of the dogs and provide for their...
  • With beautiful views and warm summer sun, the 1st annual Rock Creek Valley Brewfest, Aug. 17, from 6-10 p.m., brought folks out to Joliet Community Center to enjoy local beers, BBQ, music and a good time. As a way to raise funds for the self-supporting community center, event organizer Debbie Schenk was pleased with the turnout and hopes this...
  •  It was a balmy Montana summer day on Tuesday, August 13, when the wives of three injured veterans arrived at the ranch home of Luther residents Dennis and Nancy Stevens, active volunteer members of Operation Second Chance (OSC). The women had flown in the previous Sunday, and were staying at the historic Pollard Hotel in Red Lodge as guests...
  • On Friday, August 16, Phase one of the Cycle Greater Yellowstone event occurred with the wave of participants who wanted to drop of their vehicles so they could drive home at the final leg next week, came to town. Many were running around Red Lodge with friends and families already, having their pictures taken downtown and exploring the shops. It...
  • The All American Beartooth Highway 212 that goes through the Beartooth Pass is closed south of Red Lodge as the Rock Creek Fire grows to 700 acres. The Board of the Red Lodge Area Chamber (RLCA) invited speakers and the Carbon County Commissioners to discuss the event at their meeting at The Pollard on Wednesday, Aug. 21. “Can the pass open...