Monthly archive

December, 2013

  • 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...
  • Bridger Courage Bridger Girl Scout troop 2070 and 2063 have been working on what courage and strength is and how you use it in your everyday lives and how some others have to use it more. Each girl had someone they knew come in and talk about how courage and strength is a part of their life. They listened to Kathy Normile who has struggled with...
  • Domestic and Sexual Violence Services (DSVS), a non-profit agency serving Carbon and Stillwater County families whose lives have been touched by the national epidemic of domestic violence, recently received a HopeLine® from Verizon grant of $10,000 to expand its work. Verizon Wireless’ HopeLine program supports domestic violence...