Monthly archive

January, 2014

  • T h e No r t h e r n P l a i n s Resource Council and its local a f f i l i a t e , Ca r b on Count y Resource Council (CCRC), filed a lawsuit on Jan. 8, in Yellowstone County District Court. It challenges the decision by the Montana Board of Oil and Gas Conservation (BOGC) to prevent the public from testifying on a proposed oil well permit for...
  • Brian Roat, who is stepping down from political life after serving Red Lodge for 35 years, was greeted with a rapturous recept ion at the Beartooth Elk’s Lodge last weekend when a “Tribute Party” was held in his honor. Newly elected Red Lodge Mayor Ed Williams presented Roat with a key to the City, the first time this has been...
  • Parking is at a premium after the recent snow storm in Red Lodge but that didn't deter this driver. 
  • Congressman Jason Priest (Rep), incumbent for the SD #29 seat, is leaving his options open in this November’s senate race by keeping his cards close to his chest. While Priest has not filed for the seat as yet, deadline to do so is March 10, he did tell the CCN he was running. Priest’s two opponents, Joanne Blyton, (Rep) incumbent for...
  • With two feet of snow falling on Red Lodge Tuesday and surprising residents of Red Lodge the next morning, it was time again for the City of Red Lodge and Montana Department of Transportation (MDOT) to get back to the endless business of removing the white mounds that have appeared all over town. A total of 21 people are being employed in the...
  • Photo by Eleanor Guerrero HGTV, the Home & Garden Channel, came to Red Lodge, Dec. 14 to film part of their new reality series 'New House, New Life' about a young couple relocating to Montana from Florida. The couple were filmed going to the Glass Rabbit. The show will air in March this year.
  • Congresswoman Joanne Blyton, (Rep) is stepping down from the House to seek a place in the Senate this coming November by running against Jason Priest (Rep) for his SD#29 seat. Blyton is presently the incumbent for HD #59. SD #29 incorporates Carbon County, Stillwater County and a small portion of Sweet Grass County close to Big Timber. Priest has...
  • Gusts up to 65 MPH or higher are expected across the County later today. Pedestrians and school children are warned to take care when outside and watch for flying projectiles. There are expected to be dangerous strong cross winds along Highways 212, 78 and 90. People may also experience power outages. According to one news source, Kulr 8, this is...