Monthly archive

June, 2015

  • To the Editor, 49 of 50. The “treasure state's” GDP has dropped to 49th among the 50 states. 49 of 50 is next to last. Montana’s per capita income also ranks 49th of 50. Veto-happy democrat governors since 2004, along with democrat-heavy, obstructionist land boards, have given Montana an economy that cannot hold a numeric...
  •  Carbon County Commissioners John Prinkki and John Grewell met with Red Lodge Fire Rescue Chief Tom Kuntz, Carbon County Sheriff Josh McQuillan and Darryl Krum, Disaster and Emergency Services Coordinator, at the Commissioners’ office in Red Lodge, Thursday, April 29, to finalize a new interlocutory agreement between the county and Fire...
  • The body of a hiker who had been missing for two weeks was found last Saturday in Custer National Forest, west of Red Lodge. According to the Carbon County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page, Steven Herman, 46, of Billings, was “located several miles from his vehicle, May 30” near Elk Lake, situated approximately three miles from...

May, 2015

  • Pearl Marie (Wareheim) Culbertson died peacefully in Courtland, California and will be laid to rest on Saturday, May 30 in the Red Lodge Cemetery.  Pearl and her beloved husband, of 66 years, Frank, moved to Red Lodge in 1999.  They had deep roots in the community and enjoyed their 13 years there. Pearl was born in 1924 in...
  • To the Editor,   A big thank you to the people who participated in this year’s Habitat for Humanity Rummage Sale. Those who shopped, those who donated goods, and those who lent a hand to volunteer –you’re appreciated and made this year event another success (for the umpteenth year in a row). We’re excited to use the...
  • To the Editor, I’m not a miner and I’m not a miner’s wife. Why do I stand with the Stillwater miners? The Stillwater miners are members of our community. They raise their families here. They participate in community events here. They spend their earnings in our stores. They pay property taxes on their homes here. The same cannot...
  • As you are reading this, a small spacecraft about the size and shape of a grand piano and weighing only slightly more, is speeding through the cold, dark reaches of the outer solar system, three billion miles from Earth, closing on the planet (now dwarf planet) Pluto. This is the New Horizons spacecraft designed and built here in the U.S., and...
  • Artists David Hiltner, Koichi Yamamoto, and George McCauley are as different as chalk and cheese but that isn’t stopping them having a joint exhibition June 5 in the Loft at the Red Lodge Clay Center and June 12 at the Holter Museum of Art, Helena. All three men work in the clay medium and all three of them see the world in a remarkably...
  • The Red Lodge Area Food Partnership Council invites David Oien of Timeless Natural Food to Red Lodge on Thursday, June 4 along with Claudia Krevat of Claudia's Mesa in Bozeman and Jennifer Hill-Hart of AERO for an evening of stories, cooking demonstrations and food. This event begins at 5 p.m. at Red Lodge Books and Tea for book signing of...