Monthly archive

January, 2014

  • 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...
  • The Carbon County Commissioners last week denied the appeal proposal of Mercury Towers and Tower Engineering Professionals, Inc. to build a self-supported monopole cell tower off Highway 78 near Luther/Roscoe. In the appeal Mercury Towers had suggested reducing the height by 15 feet to 145 feet with a foot width at the top and a four-foot base....
  • For those who don’t think turkeys can fly, check out what’s happening in the yard of Tamara Childs, Red Lodge. She is enjoying the “fruits” of winter: “I came home to a tree full of wild turkeys eating the withered crab apples. What I wouldn't give for a proper telephoto lens.... For the past 2 years flocks of...
  • From the moment she was born, Zoe Kern demonstrated an unbridled lust for life. She was born prematurely on Aug. 6, 2010, and was so fortunate to develop into a heal thy, beaut i ful chi l d through the loving support of her parents and many friends within the nurturing community of Red Lodge. She was such a kind little girl who will be remembered...
  • Hurry and catch the beautiful Town and Country Quilt Guild quilt exhibit currently on view at Honey’s Café in downtown Red Lodge. The exhibit will run only through January. It is a spectacular display of talent and creativity. One quilt was started by local Red Lodgeans and then sent to Australia where a series of borders were...
  • Influenza activity is widespread in Montana with half of the counties reporting confirmed cases, state public health officials said today. Influenza-related hospitalizations across the state have also increased. As of Tuesday, January 4, there have been 101 hospitalizations reported this season, with over half in the last two weeks. Further, one...
  • Ethan O’Rourke, an fifth grader at Joliet Elementary School, won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee on Jan. 7, and moved one step closer for a chance at a $50,000 college scholarship. The school-level Bee, at which students answered oral questions on geography, was the first round in the 26th annual National...
  • Fo r making the i r breakfast program a top priority for students, Fromberg Schools has recently been nominated to receive an award from the Governor ’s office. In a letter from Gov. Steve Bullock and First Lady, Lisa, Fromberg Schools was informed about their nomination for the first ever “First Lady School Breakfast Champion Award...