Monthly archive

May, 2014

  • The Red Lodge City Council will consider rotating the street dances for future Beartooth Rallies after listening to Drew Porth, owner of Babcock and Miles situated on 12th Street. The issue came up after Carl Lauritzen, owner of the Snag Bar, requested the use of 12th Street for this year’s festivities. After hearing the request, which was...
  •  A membership drive for the newly created Red Lodge Builders Association saw approximately 60 people from builders to cabinetmakers to those working in masonry, flooring, banking and Realty, turn up to listen to Dustin Stewart, Executive Director, Montana Building Industry Association (MBIA) explain the benefits of belong to such an...
  • As the state mandated Election Day of May 6, approaches, I would like to clarify some questions that I have been asked in the past couple of weeks regarding the ballot. The walk in election will be held on May 6 at the Memorial Civic Center from noon to 8 p.m. Ballots will be counted and election results will be available later that evening. What...
  • To the Editor, Cooperative efforts are always the most rewarding. Last week, MSUB men’s soccer coach Alex Balog and his entire Men’s Yellowjacket team hosted a soccer clinic for our Red Lodge spring teams. Alex and his Yellowjacket team were prepared and full of high energy as they provided soccer instruction and drills for our U8...
  • To the Editor, The other day I decided to take another look at the CCN. I had dropped my subscription of many years a while back and thought it might be time to see if it would be worth subscribing again. At the library, I read through the pages and was pleased to see articles on some local government meetings and the police blotter. When I hit...
  • To the Editor: Each year, the annual budget cycle for local governments in Montana arrives with the spring. This is a great time for citizens to become informed about how Carbon County budgets and spends our tax dollars. Last year’s county budget was almost $16 million. That’s a significant amount of money! In an effort to increase...
  • To the Editor, A warm Thank You to everyone who feasted at the Indian Dinner in support of Jane Ferguson Nature Camp last weekend.  Money raised at this event helps fund scholarships for the camps, and is much appreciated by everyone involved. Further Thanks to Martha Young and her crew for hosting this event every year...
  • To the Editor, The screed on the Koch Brothers by the anonymous author of last weeks “Community News Column” is false. The facts are readily available at Open Secrets. https://opensecrets.org/orgs/list.php. Since 1989,  10 of the top 15 political donors have been Unions, with over $450 Million in contributions.  Compare...
  • To the Editor, You recently received a letter informing you of the availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Greater Red Lodge Vegetation and Habitat Management Project on the Custer National Forest, Beartooth Ranger District in Carbon County. There was an error in the email address noted for sending in public...
  • To the Editor, On April 23 Beartooth Industries and Homes held their 3rd annual Bowling Olympics. It was a great day for everyone involved. We would like to thank all local businesses for helping make this year’s Bowling Olympics a success. Cam Stevens, for donating the bowling facility and shoes. We would also like to also thank Peggy and...