Monthly archive

June, 2015

  •  Since being sworn in as Red Lodge Police Chief last June, Steven Hibler has begun a revolution towards reshaping how the department works and how the public perceives it. To this effort Chief Hibler has just released a Strategic Policing Plan to help implement his goals towards community policing and explain its principals. “When I...
  • A ‘Gay Parisian’ time was had by all at the 20th Annual Beartooth Ball at the Rock Creek Resort last weekend. There were plenty of Breton sailors, a walking French dressing, a mad French chef, as well as Degas with his model, and Paris Hilton complete with dog in purse. The event proved to be a huge success towards their fundraising...
  • Jamie Lynn and Zach Brackett announce the birth of a baby girl Faye Cynthia Lynn Brackett, born May 23. Faye is the granddaughter of Danny and Peggy Lynn, Red Lodge, and Dave and Cindy Brackett of Jackson Hole, Wyo.
  • What a nail-biter this was. With the clock winding down to the 90th minute and Red Lodge encamped around the Miles City penalty area bombarding it with everything they had, it brought back memories of England’s dominatingly desperate effort against Poland in a 1973 World Cup qualifier. Were Rangers going to get the goal they so richly...
  • In the early 1900s, an American astronomer, Percival Lowell, proposed a search for what he called “Planet X”, a planet beyond Neptune. He had applied methodology similar to Le Verrier and Adams and had a specific section of sky in mind. Lowell died in 1916, but the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, built a 13-inch refractor...
  • To the Editor, 49 of 50. The “treasure state's” GDP has dropped to 49th among the 50 states. 49 of 50 is next to last. Montana’s per capita income also ranks 49th of 50. Veto-happy democrat governors since 2004, along with democrat-heavy, obstructionist land boards, have given Montana an economy that cannot hold a numeric...
  •  Carbon County Commissioners John Prinkki and John Grewell met with Red Lodge Fire Rescue Chief Tom Kuntz, Carbon County Sheriff Josh McQuillan and Darryl Krum, Disaster and Emergency Services Coordinator, at the Commissioners’ office in Red Lodge, Thursday, April 29, to finalize a new interlocutory agreement between the county and Fire...
  • The body of a hiker who had been missing for two weeks was found last Saturday in Custer National Forest, west of Red Lodge. According to the Carbon County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page, Steven Herman, 46, of Billings, was “located several miles from his vehicle, May 30” near Elk Lake, situated approximately three miles from...

May, 2015

  • Pearl Marie (Wareheim) Culbertson died peacefully in Courtland, California and will be laid to rest on Saturday, May 30 in the Red Lodge Cemetery.  Pearl and her beloved husband, of 66 years, Frank, moved to Red Lodge in 1999.  They had deep roots in the community and enjoyed their 13 years there. Pearl was born in 1924 in...