Monthly archive

May, 2014

  • A great big ‘Thank You’ to all who participated, your generosity was overwhelming! Scott Cope Red Lodge Police
  • Well, Red Lodge, you’ve done it again. Once again, you are “outsourcing” throughout the U.S. for a police chief. I fail to see the logic in this. It is certainly not cost effective especially when the Red Lodge PD has two well qualified and exemplary officers, either of whom would fill the Chief’s position with honor and...
  • Long ago a first year Cody High School band teacher, the late Richard Jensen, met his students. Inspired by his dedication, some became music educators and performers. Several of Mr. Jensen's students, myself included, are today members of the Alte Kameraden Band of Red Lodge -- which might not have been the case, lacking our t eache r ' s...
  • If there is a good reason to oppose Initiative 168 (Letter, Dianne Wyss, May 22), I can’t imagine what it could be unless it’s the need to hide sources of financial support. Citizens have a right to this information. No political party, ideology, or religious group is singled out in the text of the initiative. Ye t , a c c o r d ing t...
  • The Elks Club forum for candidates on Thursday on May 22 turned into a showcase for a resurgent Republican Party. The only races in partisan contention for the June 3 primaries are the Republican slots for the state Senate and House, so the session focused on the four candidates in these races – Seth Berglee and Julie Bauwens Jones for the...
  • The Inquiry Club of Red Lodge celebrated its 100th year at the Elk’s Lodge in Red Lodge, May 15. A total of 27 members attended the dinner and listened to member Skip Aleksich give a brief history of the club. The Inquiry Club was once known as the Young Men’s Inquiry Club, and was founded by the Rev. M.G. Inghram in October 1914....
  • Red Lodge City Council voted unanimously for Steven Hibler, Mayor’s Ed Williams’’ choice for the town’s next police chief at their Tuesday night meeting. Hibler is from Canby, Ind., serving with the Indiana State Police from 1983-2012. His last rank is as Assistant District Commander. At the same time, he has served with...
  • High temperatures have caused Rock Creek to break its banks at Two Mile Bridge Road, north of Red Lodge. The Carbon County Commissioners have put up signage to warn drivers and are monitoring the situation. The towns of Joliet, Roberts and Fromberg have already expressed concerns about this year's possible spring flooding. Warmer weather is...