Monthly archive

March, 2014

  • LUTHER – Diane Noel Agnew, 58, of Luther, died unexpectedly at her home on Sunday, March 2, 2014. She was born to Arlene and the late William Marshall on December 25, 1955 in Minneapolis, MN.  Diane graduated from Eden Prairie High in 1975 and Cardnel Stritch College in 1994 with a degree in Business Administration.  While working...
  • To the Editor, I know many people volunteer in this community and all deserve a thank you for the tireless hours of community service. I want to thank the many who participate with their time and energy. Today though, I would like to thank a special person that has been an election judge for Carbon County for 35 years and has decided to retire....
  • To the Editor, On the morning of Feb. 16, I was checking out what cows had calved out during the night.  I saw a newborn calf on the other side of the electric fence.  At the same time I saw its mother heading toward me.  Before I had a chance to get away, she knocked me to the ground and started attacking me.  I managed to...
  • To the Editor, My husband and I would like to thank all the plow drivers. You have done a great job considering the amount of snow we have had this winter. We would like to especially thank the plowers who do East Bench Road. With all the snow, we have been able to get to town most of the time. Again, a big thank you and God Bless. Betsy and Jim...
  • To the Editor, I read Mr. John Grewell’s letter to the Editor of Feb. 27 with some dismay. Here is some additional information he either didn’t have or chose not to include. I do not recall the City of Red Lodge asking nor expecting the County to provide “tax dollars” for paving Airport Road. Rather it was a discussion...
  • To the Editor, I have know Jason for 5 years. In all of that time, I have never seen him be anything short of kind, gentle and compassionate with his children, family, friends and associates. He has been a dear friend to me and my family. He has been an inspirational soccer coach to my son, helping him with confidence and self discipline and good...
  • Is it just me that is mad at the Oscars this year? Am I being unreasonable towards this ageless event? But you would think that after the show announced the exciting prospect of the upcoming 290,000 square foot Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, due to open in L.A. in 2016, that they’d pick as their theme this year not the dusty and tired...
  • A retirement reception was held for Red Lodge Police Chief Richard Pringle at City Hall, Feb. 28. Approximately 100 plus people came by during the 2-hour event to wish him well. Pringle has been with the police department for 13 and a half years, joining in Aug. 1, 2000. He has served in law enforcement for 42 years, including with the Dallas and...
  • On Monday, March 3, Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary (YWS) announced the resignation of Executive Director Michelle Marion. YWS has a new Executive Director. YWS announced on Tuesday, March 4, that Assistant Director Emily Bertino will become Executive Director. Bertino stated, “The primary point is that this is a single position change in the...
  • Despite sub-below freezing temperatures, the Winter Carnival at Red Lodge Mountain (RLM) powered through. Hearty Montanans embraced the cold to celebrate winter with the cardboard classic race and other fun festivities. “I’m pretty impressed with how many people showed up with the conditions as they were,” said Paul Otsu, RLM events and media...