Monthly archive

March, 2014

  •   FLOOD TIPS "Floodwater can contain sewage or harmful chemicals," said Howard Reid, manager of the Food, Drug and Cosmetics program for DPHHS. "One of the most important things people can do to protect their health is to ensure they are not drinking or using contaminated water." Flood water can contaminate private wells,...
  • r A Fromberg man faces a felony charge after the prosecutor said he allegedly had sexual intercourse without consent, a charge involving a minor. Phillip Van Meter was arraigned Wednesday, March 5, in Carbon County District Court on one count of sexual intercourse without consent. He is currently out on bail. A female told police the incident...
  • On Monday, March 10, 2014, Red Lodge resident Elli Elliott announced that she has filed as a Democrat for Montana Senate District 29, including Carbon, Stillwater, and part of Sweetgrass County. “The people of our district deserve a real choice,” she said, “and I mean more than a choice between Democrat and Republican. We deserve a choice about...
  •  On Tuesday, March 11, Governor Bullock declared a Flood Emergency for the State of Montana. This past Saturday, Carbon County residents seemed to get their greatest thawing. due to recent heavy snowfall, along with warm temperatures causing rapid snow melt. On Tuesday, March 11, another substantial snowfall occurred. Bullock said the...
  • The Carbon County Commissioners are encouraging residents in need of sand bags and sand to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 446-1234. The Sheriff’s Office is coordinating the distribution of these resources to assist those in need of flood protection. Sand and bags are available in the communities of Bridger, Joliet, Red Lodge and...
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