Monthly archive

May, 2015

  • To the Editor, I would like to thank everyone who bought a chance on the pool cue raffle. Your generosity is deeply appreciated and will go along way. Special thanks to Robin and John for doing this, you are the best. Thanks again, Sincerely, Lynne Jones Red Lodge
  • To the Editor, Spr ing has sprung which means folks are out and about foraging for wild asparagus. As a friendly reminder, a patch of asparagus on a ditch bank or in a field is not an open invitation to wander over and pick it. Unless you have the express permission of the property owner, you are trespassing. It does not matter if it is on a...
  • To the Editor, Another great day in the fight against pet overpopulation! Our free spay/neuter clinic held this past weekend at Fromberg School put an end to reproduction in 65 cats. This brings our total to 4,195 cats and dogs we have fixed over the past thirteen years of nipping and tucking! Based on the numbers of animals brought in and...
  • To the Editor, Many people are concerned about the proposed increases to the water and sewer rates in Red Lodge. We are concerned as well. We would rather not increase rates. However, the City Council has a responsibility to provide adequate resources to properly operate and maintain these vital systems. Montana Code requires water and sewer...
  • Riverside Contracting, Inc. (Riverside) has sent out a flyer to residents “within .5 miles” of a proposed quarry off Highway 78 west of Red Lodge. They sent notice of an application for an Open Cut Mining Permit, referred to as the Palisades Borrow, located on 7.7 acres in Section 9, T07S, R20E. This project will remove approximately...
  • Carbon County Commissioners John Prinkki and John Grewell approved a resolution requiring annual fire permits from July 1, to Dec. 31, of the year. It will apply to controlled burns and also any residential, commercial or crop burns in the county with a few exceptions. The resolution states that any person “who ignites or sets any forest...

April, 2015