Monthly archive

January, 2014

  • Alan Joseph Solch, 62, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Dec. 6, 2013. Alan was born in Melrose Park, Ill., Nov. 24, 1951, the son of Joseph and Doris (Collin) Solch. He was raised and attended school in Glen Ellen, Ill., graduating from Glenbart High School. He then attended the College of Dupage County where he...
  • Paul a Be v e r l e y Palmer, age 63, beloved mother, wife, and dear friend, passed away Jan. 4, 2014 in Red Lodge. Born in Billings, on June 24, 1950 to her proud father, Beverley Ingraham Palmer and adoring mother, Frances Irene Brown she was the second of two children. Paula grew up in Billings where she and her sister, Donna, forged fond...
  • To the Editor, Thank you to the people who braved icy roads to attend the Molt Volunteer Fire Department’s chili supper and auction. Your support of the department means a lot. Every year we are amazed by the items donated to the auction and by the prices you willingly pay. Thank you, again. (And hope to see you next year.) Molt VFD Molt
  • To the Editor, After almost 20 years of serving the Red Lodge area community, I want to thank all my customers for all the years of serving them. I am retiring and leaving the recycling program in the good hands of Scott Wilson who will carry on for the community. It is my hope that the county will pick up this excellent program that leaves a...
  • The Joliet FFA Alumni recently sponsored their third annual coyote hunt, Jan. 3, at the Boyd Community Center. Here are the results: 1st – Jeff Cardarelle and Paul Meyers – 5 Coyotes – prize $1,700 (split the registration pot 50/50 with the Joliet FFA Alumni) 2nd – Cody Krook and Roland Redfield – 4 coyotes (112...
  • Dec. 16 07:56: Caller says their neighbor in Red Lodge is outside screaming 20:10: An individual is walking down Highway 78 in the middle of the road wearing dark clothing. Dec. 17 12:47: Caller and family, including a child, are stuck in a drift on a Forest Service road in the Pryor Mountains. Unknown if a tow truck can get in there. They have...
  • The Stillwater mining company’s proposal for drilling is seeking public comment as reported by the USFS in last week’s Carbon County News. CCN asked the USFS to discuss their role in such requests, specifically regarding whether animal habitat was a consideration in granting permit requests in general for drilling and what the specific...
  • When Mark Brajcich became Red Lodge Schools Superintendent 15 years ago the high school students were sharing a 37-year-old building with K-4 while the 5th-8th graders where housed in the 1920s Roosevelt School. And in keeping with the past, the school mascot was the very un-PC Redskins. By the time Brajcich plans to retire this coming June he...
  • All area business owners should know that as of January 2014, Norm Mance may have retired, but local Scott Wilson will be taking Norm’s place as cardboard recycler. Many in the community know Wilson and are familiar with his professionalism but for those who don’t know him personally, here’s some background on this Red Lodge...
  • An Interlocal agreement between the City of Red Lodge and Carbon County for the realignment and reconstruction and pavement of Airport Road fell at the first hurdle last week when two commissioners, John Grewell and Doug Tucker, felt the project was a “misuse of county funds.” “The City receives the revenue to maintain that...