Monthly archive

May, 2014

  • As a visit to the Open Secrets website (http://www.opensecrets.org/resources/ dollarocracy/05.php) will explain and illustrate, political donations from labor unions make up a relatively small fraction of the total. It is misleading to assert that Democrats are the “largest political donors by far.” (Letter to editor, Dianne Wyss, 5-8-...
  • The Southern Montana Generation and Transmission Cooperative, Inc. (Southern) bankruptcy judge moved to fast track the proceedings for its proposed reorganization. BEC Board member Arleen Boyd said on Tuesday, May 13, “Yesterday Judge Kirscher granted conditional approval of the disclosure statement. There still are technical and grammatical...
  • Carolyn Hut son, a teacher in Luther, recently won the Montana Associat ion of County School Superintendent's (MACSS) 2014 Rural Teacher of the Year. T he awards banquet was held at Fairmont Hot Springs on April 16 during the MACSS spring conference. Hutson teaches 33 students, K-6th grade, in all subjects. Hutson received a clock and a check...
  • When Diane Agnew passed away in March this year she was working on her first large quilt. She had gone for advice to the Quilt Lodge, based in the old Roosevelt High School, to get guidance in this epic project. Sadly, Diane who was the Mountain View School secretary did not see her dream fulfilled. Her husband, Mike, picked up the torch and knew...
  • After 59 applicants, 7 from Montana, the City of Red Lodge has named four finalists for the posi t ion of Red Lodge police chief. The four candidates will be in Red Lodge for a public meet and greet at the Elks on May 21 from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. The candidates are; Joel Fish of the Catawba County Sheriff ’s Office, Newton, N. C.; Nathaniel...
  • The Red Lodge City Council passed the Interlocal agreement at their May 13 meeting. The agreement between the City and the Red Lodge Rural District #7 will allow for a more efficient use of their powers by enabling them to cooperate with other local government units, including personnel, apparatus and equipment to provide for a higher quality for...
  • A Cross-Curricular Medieval/ Renaissance Unit was held at Belfry School this week, allowing the students to interact with history. The students, who dressed up and made many castles, learned about kite making, alchemy, falconry as well as enjoying a Maypole dance, a puppet show, jousting, and a catapult display. They also learned about a female...
  • The Red Lodge School of Dance presented its annual show at the Veterans Memorial Civic Center on Friday and Saturday. The theme, ''Forces of Nature" featured a multitude of age groups in colorful costumes perfoming imaginative dances of all styles. For more photos by Gene Rodman please click on this link http://carboncountynews....
  •  An excavator on a trailer  became uncoupled from a dump truck May 7  on Highway 421 near Joliet. The dump truck was pulling the trailer. Fortunately no one was hurt in this incident. The Joliet Rural Volunteer Fire Department, Joliet Police Department, Carbon County Sheriff Department, Montana Highway Patrol, Carbon County DES, and...