Monthly archive

August, 2014

  • Rivers are an asset to all Montanans. Some of the simplest and most affordable acts of relaxation and recreation take place along Montana's amazing rivers. Our rivers are also huge income generators for the state, providing jobs for gas station attendants, hotel employees, outdoor gear shop employees and owners, and fly fishing guides; the...
  • My neighbor was out cleaning up the mess from the ‘Hungry Bear's’ nightly visit...and he wasn't happy that it wasn’t his garbage. He was a bit concerned because his container still locked after the assault. It obviously wasn't latched tight or so he thought. Three of us cleaned up another neighbor's garbage that...
  • I’m almost too close a fan of Paul McCartney to write anything on him without coming off as a simpering, gushing wazzock, but what the hell, I am and have been since age 11. I had palpitations about the arrival of this immortal being from the time I learned about the Missoula gig to the time of ordering the tickets. I almost couldn’t...
  • On Aug. 18 the Joliet Town Council is meeting to approve a $20 sewer rate increase that the council is split over. If you wish to also voice your concern you need to come to the meeting. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. Arlette J. Jullien Joilet
  • I have been proud to serve on the Domestic and Sexual Violence Services (DSVS) Board of Directors for 5 years and as chair for the past 1½ years. It is an honor and satisfying pleasure to support the important work being done by the staff and volunteers of this vital organization. We strive to meet the needs of an underserved and under-...
  • A truck driver arrested at a border crossing between North Dakota and Canada appeared in federal court Tuesday on allegations he possessed thousands of images of child pornography that was downloaded at various truck and rest stops. Garold Miller, of Bridger, is charged in federal court with transporting child pornography using interstate commerce...
  • The 1st reading of the 2014 Zoning Regulations, passed on Tuesday by the Red Lodge City Council, has a very favorable view towards supporting the need for parking in the town and at the same time help the Public Works Department deal with storing large amounts of snow. De s p i t e o b j e c t i ons voiced by Susan Foisy at the final public...
  •  A Wyoming man accused of stealing more than 550 pounds of explosives from a U.S. Forest Service bunker near Red Lodge is seeking to plead guilty to a federal criminal indictment, according to court documents. Thirty-three-year-old Budd James Nesius of Wheatland was ordered to appear in U.S. District Court in Billings on Thursday for a change...
  • The Parks Board will be holding a Special Meeting, Aug. 13 to discuss and request funding for specific items for its budget. The meeting will be held in the City Council chambers at 4 p.m.