Monthly archive

December, 2013

  • Stillwater Mining Company today reported an incident occurred late evening of Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the Company's Stillwater Mine. Mike J. Rued, 45, a Sandfiller employed at Stillwater since 2007, was found unconscious on the 5600 level of the mine and could not be resuscitated by first responders. The cause of death is not known at this time....
  • The Monday prior to Thanksgiving was a busy day at the Joliet Food Bank, with close to 60 families picking up food boxes filled with turkeys and all the fixin’s. Volunteers, including Joliet FFA students, helped to prepare and distribute the boxes, and Food Bank clients were grateful for this extra help. Food was provided through monetary...
  • A benefit fund has been set up at the Bank of Red Lodge for Kathy Burgener and Bob Thompson, Bearcreek, who recently lost their home and all belongings due to a house fire. Donations will also be received at the Bank of Joliet or Bank of Bridger either by person or mail. Please make checks payable to the Burgener/Thompson Benefit. The Bank of Red...
  • Police in Joliet say an altercation between two neighbors over a noise complaint ended with one man being shot in the arm and the other arrested, Dec. 1. Joliet Police Capt. Kyle Croft said the victim was taken to a Billings hospital with a .45-caliber gunshot wound to the arm. He was treated and released. The suspected shooter, Joshua Bryan...
  • The Christmas Stroll Committee is pleased to announce the annual Christmas Stroll in Red Lodge, Montana! This year the event will be held in beautiful downtown Red Lodge, Montana on Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7, from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. both evenings. Red Lodge Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, Patty Davis, notes, "This...
  • Tim Lorash, 18, of Joliet changed his plea to guilty before District Judge Blair Jones, Tuesday. He pled guilty to 3 felony counts: burglary and theft to a July 14, 2013 incident where he entered a home in Roberts and stole $1,500 worth of fire arms; and burglary to an incident on July 29 when he entered Joliet High School after hours and defaced...
  • Help comes in the form of Joe Bradshaw, All Season Services, who pushes out a Triple L Inc. truck after it got stuck at the corner of S. Hauser and 13th in Red Lodge. The company deliver mail to the post office. James Jones, owner of the company, and his driver, had been struck for over an hour. They had already been stuck in Roberts for two hours...

November, 2013

  • Peter Northcutt was committed to the Department of Corrections for 5 years on three felony counts of assaulting a peace officer. Northcutt, 53 of Joliet, was sentenced Nov. 25 at District Court in Red Lodge before Judge Loren Tucker. Prosecuting Carbon County Attorney Alex Nixon had asked for 20 years in the Montana State Prison with eight...
  • The Red Lodge Ski Mountain opened its doors today and was greeted with 1,300 skiers and snowboarder ready to take off. One skier said, "Considering the conditions it's a lot of fun. Not too hard not too slushy." Those there can use 6 lifts, Triple Chair, Miami Beach, Magic Carpet, Willow Creek, Grizzly Peak, and Cole Creek. There are...
  • The trustee overseeing the Southern Montana Electric Generation and Transmission Cooperative, Inc. (Southern) bankruptcy was removed by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Ralph Kirscher, Tuesday, Nov. 26, in an unexpected move that could lead to the breakup of the troubled co-op and the sale of assets including a power plant near Great Falls. Beartooth...