Monthly archive

October, 2014

  • “I’ve never worked in a community where the local government and people are so involved,” said Stefan Streeter in his opening remarks at Red Lodge City Council, Tuesday. “It is a credit to you Mayor (Ed Williams). He is keeping everybody on their toes.” Streeter, District Administrator with the Montana Department of...
  • “This country has a rural and urban conflict and what makes sense in Washington, doesn’t fit here. We can push back,” said Ryan Zinke, Republican U.S. Congress candidate, at a party rally in Red Lodge, Oct. 14. Zinke, a 3rd generation Montanan and decorated U.S. Navy Seal, sees the Federal government as a major stumbling block to...
  • To the Editor,   We support Mitzi Vorachek for Carbon County (District 58) representative to the Montana House, and we urge readers to vote for her. We find Mitzi to be moderate in her policy positions and mature in her conduct. She’ll find the facts, reach out to people with differing views, and seek reasonable ways to get things done...
  • To the Editor,   We support Mitzi Vorachek for Carbon County (District 58) representative to the Montana House, and we urge readers to vote for her. We find Mitzi to be moderate in her policy positions and mature in her conduct. She’ll find the facts, reach out to people with differing views, and seek reasonable ways to get things done...
  • To the Editor , Thank you to Congressman Steve Daines for introducing legislation for Wild and Scenic Designation for preservation of the East Rosebud Creek in Carbon County, Montana.  It is great that you feel the same awe and wonder that we do about this very special place in the Absaroka–Beartooth Wilderness with its incredible...
  • To the Editor, Voters need only look at Josh’s 18 years of law enforcement experience with the Carbon County Sheriff’s Department, his commitment to the citizens of Carbon County having lived here all of his life, his demonstrated leadership qualities having risen through the ranks of the Sheriff’s Department starting as an...
  • To the Editor, We’ve got four good candidates willing to represent us in Helena. They deserve our thanks! The elected candidates will generally vote their party line and some upcoming issues may profoundly affect our lives, depending on their party’s position. As we consider casting our vote, their political party’s ideologies...
  • To the Editor, I feel so honored to be asked to come back to the Feast for the Beasts as a special VIP Guest. I am happy to help support the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary. I am looking forward to seeing lots of old friends at the Feast.  Make sure to get your tickets early as we are hoping for a sell out. The Sanctuary and the animals need...
  • To the Editor, As a ‘Montana Native’, I can say that I have met few people so honestly committed to improving the town and the state, which I call home. Mitzi’s compassion and intellect, combined with her ability to inspire advocates and adversaries to work towards the common good, are rare qualities. We can all be grateful for...
  • To the Editor, A democratic republic such as ours seems to be an inherently complicated and messy system. So many issues arise that it is hard to keep track. Two issues are important to me: Money and environment. Transparency is critical in finances, especially government and political campaigns. The environment is something that we take for...