Monthly archive

December, 2013

  • Silver Run held its 75th Anniversary celebration dinner at Rock Creek Resort over the weekend. The club was founded in 1939 and is one of the oldest ski clubs in the United States. An Alumni Ski Day was also held at Red Lodge Mountain. Vanessa Selby, Silver Run program director said “I think it went great! The vibe in the room was exciting...
  • The outpouring of generosity and love towards Kathy Burgener and Bob Thompson after a fire destroyed their home in Bearcreek last week has been “wonderful” say the couple. Last Wednesday morning, Burgener’s home of 48 years, went up in flames because of  faulty wiring in the water heater. In the ensuring chaos there was...
  • When hunting game, hunters are required to wear orange. But when hunting Christmas trees you are not. During hunting season, does this present a needless increased risk? A local hunter thinks so. “I asked Fish, Wildlife and Parks about it and they referred me to the Forest Service. But when I asked the Forest Service, they referred me to...
  • Residents to protest Beartooth drilling Residents concerned with plans by a Denver energy company to drill about 50 oil and natural gas wells near the Beartooth Mountains — and more wells in the Bighorn Basin — are planning a rally in Billings on Wednesday. Red Lodge resident Deb Muth, who chairs the Carbon County Resource Council,...
  • Authorities say preliminary autopsy results have failed to shed more light on how a worker died underground in a Montana precious metals mine. No foul play is suspected. Federal mine safety regulators said Thursday that a closure order remained in effect in the area of the Stillwater platinum and palladium mine where 45-year-old Mike Rued died....
  • With minus temps set to continue through the weekend, here are some tips to help you through the bitter weather. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), protect yourself against hypothermia and frostbite during cold weather. Wear warm clothing that covers your skin and remove any wet clothing immediately. Limit your time outdoors,...
  • The Red Lodge Christmas Stroll will continue as planned despite rumors to the contrary. Hardin, Columbus and Miles City have already canceled their events this weekend due to the forecast subzero weather forecast. Details of the Red Lodge Christmas Stroll are listed on this website under Community, Red Lodge and Calendar.
  • A tree lighting ceremony will take place on Friday night of Christmas Stroll, Dec. 6 at 5 p.m. by the Carbon County Arts Guild, Red Lodge.  The ceremony is for Montana COPS. This is a non profit organization providing services for survivors of law enforcement officers fallen in the line of duty. The Montana chapter of National COPS has been...
  • Special Education teacher, Libby Johnson of Red Lodge High School believes in the importance of teaching students with disabilities ways to transition into adult life throughout high school and post-graduation. However, not only does her educational approach emphasize such a need, but she also encourages her students to pursue opportunities as...