Monthly archive

May, 2015

  • Carbon County Commissioners John Prinkki and John Grewell approved a resolution requiring annual fire permits from July 1, to Dec. 31, of the year. It will apply to controlled burns and also any residential, commercial or crop burns in the county with a few exceptions. The resolution states that any person “who ignites or sets any forest...

April, 2015

  • Red Lodge High School junior Ted Schinmann won State at the 44th SkillsUSA Montana in basic welding for beginners. The event took place in Havre, Montana. Schinmann had to complete a project in two hours showing his ability to weld with gas, arc and cutting. He was competing against 35 other students from across the state. “I was surprised,...
  • On the afternoon of April 24, 2015 Norman D. Hoferer, age 85, surrounded by his family in his home, cut his final field of wheat, crossed over the great divide to help the lord on his operation. Norman's journey through life began in Orchard, Nebraska on Dec. 28, 1929, the only son of Harry and Lillian (Novak) Hoferer. When he was nine years...
  • To the Editor, The Roberts Chapter of Business Professionals of America would like to sincerely thank all those that helped make our 9th Annual Fami ly Bingo Night a huge success! It was a night filled with laughter, games, cake walking and some great prizes. The money raised will be used to send our five qualifiers to Anaheim, California to...
  • To the Editor, Given the confusion regarding the assessment of dispatch costs for the incorporated towns within Carbon County, I will attempt to provide some clarity to the issue. The towns of Bridger, Fromberg, Joliet, and Red Lodge have been a part of an Interlocal Agreement for Dispatch Services with Carbon County for well over 20 years. The...
  • To the Editor, Recently, a post on Red Lodge Classifieds went viral in our county and surrounding areas. The post stated 22 Siberian Huskies were to be given away for the taking. Comments ran the gamut berating the owner for so callously disposing of her animals, others reached out to her offering professional rescue resources to help with the...
  • To the Editor, I would like to personally thank Mayor Ed Williams for running for a second term as our Red Lodge Mayor. He has been an outstanding leader and administrator and I am very enthusiastic about him continuing as our Mayor. Here are a few of the positive highlights of his current administration: 1. Mayor Williams facilitates excellent...
  • To the Editor, The proposed water and sewer rate increases cannot be initiated at least until the City Administration complies with Montana law regarding notification of such proposal. Included in the requirements is notification by mail to each user of the service, as well as prescribed notice in the local newspaper for 3 weeks. (RCM 69-7-111)....