Monthly archive

June, 2014

  • To the Editor, This is a plea to people living in Red Lodge to stop feeding the Finn Park turkeys. Now, I like the turkeys. I think they add a note of real distinction to our community. But I fully appreciate that a lawn covered with turkey poop is not exactly the American dream.  Our Fish, Wildlife and Parks folks tell us (and it’s...
  • Kevin Moe, Laramie, Wyo., found he had a week with nothing to do and so took it upon himself to “see some country and play my bagpipes.” On June 23, his third day out, he found himself, complete with a full beard, a Balmoral head dress, and a  Black Watch tartan kilt, in Red Lodge. He is supporting his trip through donations and...
  • At the present time, The Red Lodge Area Chamber of Commerce  are only able to commit to $4,000 this year vs. the $6,000 annually. They are grateful for the contributions that we have received to date. Summer is here – not just summer, but also the Fourth of July in Red Lodge. The Red Lodge Area Chamber of Commerce/Visitors Center and...
  • Red Lodge's new Police Chief Steven Hibler is sworn in by Mayor Ed Williams, June 23, at City Hall. "This is has been as much of an adventure for us as it has for you to find a chief," said Hibler. "The hospitality here has been excellent. This is a very warm, open community and I've been walking around town talking to a lot...
  • The official results for the Montana Primaries held June 3 this year will see Democratic candidate Susan ‘Eli’ Elliott battling with Republican David Howard for State Senate District 29 seat. Elliott won an uncontested race with 937 votes. The Republican race saw Howard beat Joanne Blyton by 1,823 to 1,696. Howard won a closely fought...
  •  The Beartooth Highway, often considered one of the most spectacular drives in the country, was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on May 8, 2014. Sixty miles of the 68-mile winding and twisting US-212 highway linking Red Lodge, Montana, with the communities of Cooke City and Silver Gate, Montana, and the northeast entrance to...
  • 1. Brief Description of Current Operations Goran continues to install storm drain pipe and manholes. Last week Goran lost production due to conflicts with a sewer main and electrical line that changed the elevations of the 30” pipe between MH-13 and MH-14. Goran is currently fabricating risers for two manholes that will allow completion of...
  • The City pool at the corner of 14th and Oakes is now open for the season (weather permitting). Hours are: Lap Swimming: M-F: 6AM-Noon (6-9 on Lesson Days) Sat & Sun: 7AM - Noon Every night: 5PM - 6PM Open Swim: Every Day: Noon - 5PM Swim Lessons 9AM - Noon Session 1 July 7-18 Session 2 July 21 - Aug 1 Openings were still available as of June...
  • The 51st Red Lodge Music Festival came to a close with great fanfare. The student concerts on Sunday were played to a full house at the Civic Center. Parents, friends, and music lovers heard students play in 5 separate bands or orchestras lead by Luis Millan, Chris Dickey, and Torrey Lawrence. This year the Festival honored Bob Moran, who passed...