Monthly archive

January, 2014

  • To the Editor, Remember when the light at the end of the Highwood Tunnel showed a 24 Karat Golden Calf? Remember the interests and people pushing Highwood? Remember political and social homilies trumping math? The hiding of Highwood’s true costs and risks? Remember the contempt, empty disavowals, dismissals and smear for critics? Remember...
  • To the Editor, There is no better way for us to start this New Year than to express our sincerest gratitude and deepest appreciation to all of those who helped us after the fire that destroyed my home in December. Even though you are all so awesome, we give special thanks to the following: Red Lodge Rural Fire Department, Randy, Jane Swanson- Webb...
  • It was three years ago when I came to Red Lodge to serve as the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation’s first AmeriCorps* VISTA after Tracy talked me into accepting the position. I remember thinking that Red Lodge would be a nice place to spend a year before moving on to new things. Then a year turned into two and then three as I found myself...
  •  Anyone who has served in the military understands the anticipation of mail call. Meanwhile, back home, friends, families, and sweethearts wait by the mailbox in hopes of some word from a loved one serving whoknows- where. Recently, Mary Cameron and Diane Dimich were searching for a way to use their hobby to give back to the community when...
  • Jan. 13 02:13 A male pushed caller down and pushed his face into the sidewalk outside a Red Lodge business. 07:44 Found 2 big white golden retriever type dogs on Obert Road/they have porcupine quills in their snouts. 10:37 Caller was assaulted by son who took the car and left. 14:56 Caller lost blond colored dog on Highway 212 17:27 Caller came...
  • The Red Lodge Carnegie Library is to partner with the Beartooth Billings Clinic to offer assistance with the Affordable Care Act. Shannon Posey, Navigator for the Beartooth Billings Clinic will be returning to the Red Lodge Carnegie Library on Tuesday, Feb. 4 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. to answer any questions pertaining to the Affordable Care Act....
  • The Red Lodge Area Community Foundation continued its focus on poverty in Carbon County holding a meeting at its premises on Wed., Jan. 15. Jessica Briggs chaired the meeting. It was attended by many people ranging from those very active in helping with social services as well as those who use the services but want to give back. A list of key...
  • Peter Northcutt, Joliet, plead guilty in Justice Court, Jan. 13, to negligent endangerment for not disclosing to a sexual partner that he was HIV positive and had been diagnosed with AIDS. In court documents, the partner, T.V., said in an interview, Feb. 18, 2012, with Sergeant Jeff Schmalz, Carbon County Sheriff ’s Office, that the...
  • Mum’s the word on the ongoing settlement talks between creditors and debtors in the Southern Montana Electric Transmission and Generation Cooperative, Inc. (Southern) bankruptcy. The discussions are not binding but the impression is they are generally very determined and sincere. “They are extremely complex. We’ve gone to 4 a.m....
  • Red Lodge City Mayor Ed Williams swore in Judge Steve Muth on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at City Hall. “I really appreciate the support of the City of Red Lodge,” said Judge Muth after the swearing in for another four-year term as municipal City Court Judge. “There’s a lot of places where it’s not like that-the support and...