Monthly archive

November, 2013

  • To the Editor, On Sept. 30, 2013 I received an email from Angela Newell, the Administrative Assistant for the Carbon County Board of Commissioners setting dates for discussion and hearing regarding the consolidation of the Superintendent of Schools office. Since the dates appear to correspond with the regular commissioner meetings, I assume that...
  • To the Editor, After living in western North Dakota for 25 years and experiencing the effects of the Bakken oil boom on surrounding communities, ourselves and our farm, I've pulled together a list of the negative side of oil extraction. These are rarely, if ever, mentioned in glowing articles crowing about energy independence and an economic...
  • To the Editor, I recently read an article in the Carbon County News dated 10/31/13 titled “Drilling Proposed in the Beartooths”.   This is the worst idea that can ever be proposed for such an area that is filled with agriculture, offers seclusion, beauty and recreational opportunities.  All those attributes will go away...
  • To the Editor, A special thanks to all of those who supported me during my campaign to become the Mayor of Red Lodge. Thank you for the work you did–hanging door hangers, talking to your friends and neighbors, knocking on doors, putting up yard signs and writing letters to the editor. Thanks for making phone calls, donating funds for the...
  • Born in Columbus, to Harvey and Mattie Scott, Frank spent the first 19 years of his life in his beloved Stillwater County. After some vagabond years working the oil fields of Oklahoma and running grain combines across the midwest, he enlisted in the Air Force in 1950 and was stationed at Luke Air Force Base in 1951. In 1954, he married Rosemary...
  • Daniel Grant Brown, born in Miles City, April 21, 1940, passed away Oct. 30 2013. Was preceded in death by father Daniel M. Brown, mother Lela M. Thomas Brown, and sister Sandra L. Brown. He is survived by wife Ruth Ann Brown, daughter Judette L. Moe, granddaughter Kayla M Moe, sister Sharon Rabtoy and brother Clifford F. Brown. Graduated Custer...
  • Joan Carole George of Belfry, passed away Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at Cedar Wood Villa in Red Lodge. She was 77. Joan was born in Albany, Mo., on April 18, 1936, the daughter of Ernest and Edith (Dill) Shelby. As a young girl, Joan moved with her parents and two sisters, Jeanette and “Jackie”, to Basin, Wyo., where little brother, “...
  • Winners of the Lion’s Club Halloween contest at the Red Lodge Elk’s Lodge were: 0 to 2 yr old 1st: Twink O’Shea 2nd: Nick O’Shea and John Morgan 3rd: Johan Grimes and Daffney Scott 3 - 4 yr old 1st: Grace Owen 2nd: Emilyn Bandecar and Keenan Grimes 3rd: Sid Upton and Anthony Hernandez 5 – 6 yr old 1st: Maddy Shuck 2nd...
  •                                 Ed Williams won the Red Lodge Mayoral election with 387 votes to 195 for his opponent Tom Weaver. Other Mayoral results: Fromberg: Richard Anderson 81, Richard McCall 43. Bridger: Scott DeRudder 125. Joliet: Amber Hogg 25, Robert...