Monthly archive

May, 2014

  • The Elks Club forum for candidates on Thursday on May 22 turned into a showcase for a resurgent Republican Party. The only races in partisan contention for the June 3 primaries are the Republican slots for the state Senate and House, so the session focused on the four candidates in these races – Seth Berglee and Julie Bauwens Jones for the...
  • The Inquiry Club of Red Lodge celebrated its 100th year at the Elk’s Lodge in Red Lodge, May 15. A total of 27 members attended the dinner and listened to member Skip Aleksich give a brief history of the club. The Inquiry Club was once known as the Young Men’s Inquiry Club, and was founded by the Rev. M.G. Inghram in October 1914....
  • Red Lodge City Council voted unanimously for Steven Hibler, Mayor’s Ed Williams’’ choice for the town’s next police chief at their Tuesday night meeting. Hibler is from Canby, Ind., serving with the Indiana State Police from 1983-2012. His last rank is as Assistant District Commander. At the same time, he has served with...
  • High temperatures have caused Rock Creek to break its banks at Two Mile Bridge Road, north of Red Lodge. The Carbon County Commissioners have put up signage to warn drivers and are monitoring the situation. The towns of Joliet, Roberts and Fromberg have already expressed concerns about this year's possible spring flooding. Warmer weather is...
  • On April 29, 2014 two 18 year old Red Lodge High School students were cited by Red Lodge Police for two offenses each of possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. All citations are for misdemeanor offenses. The incidents were alleged to have occurred at the high school, which in turn, notified the police.
  • On Wednesday, May 21, local farmers and members of Carbon County Resource Council (CCRC) a local affiliate of Northern Plains Resource Council (NRPC), filed a complaint with the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) to report the illegal use of water by Energy Corporation of America (ECA) for drilling in Belfry. That...
  • Red Lodge Rangers traveled to Miles City on Saturday to play the Miles City Posse and the Big Timber Wolves. Red Lodge easily defeated the Posse 5 - 0 in game one. Led by the defensive foursome of Liam Gildehaus, Cole Daily, Max Roberto and Eric dye, the defense allowed very few Posse shot opportunities. “Anytime our team can hold another...