Tag Archives: Red Lodge

Let’s not choose oil development over tourism in Carbon County

When Energy Corporation of America (ECA) presented at the Carbon County Commission meeting on September 8, Commissioner John Grewell asked (starting at 5:27), “Do you have any idea how much money your company’s put into the County’s funding through these … Continue reading

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Article in The Local Rag uses half-truths, lies and plain stupidity to promote oil drilling

I’m reluctant to use this word when describing the writings of others, because I’m sure it applies to mine from time to time, but this is just a stupid misunderstanding of the process. Continue reading

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Action alert: We need your attendance at a critical public meeting in Red Lodge on Monday, August 18

The location of the Belfry well Please read and plan to attend this important event. Who: Residents of the Silvertip community in Belfry are petitioning the Carbon County Commission to create a citizen initiated zone in their area. These are landowners … Continue reading

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Don’t miss it — water testing seminar in Red Lodge, June 5 at 7pm

Many people ask what they can do to protect their property from potential oil drilling in the area. My response is always to do everything they can to make sure their water is protected. The single most important way to … Continue reading

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Ravalli Republic Letter to the Editor: Reform the Board of Oil and Gas

The following Letter to the Editor appeared in the online editon of the Ravalli Republic (Hamilton, Montana)  on March 30, 2014: The Red Lodge area has been described as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park, nestled in the beautiful Beartooth Mountains. … Continue reading

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Report from the 1/30 Petroleum Industry Forum in Red Lodge

I received comments from a number of people who went to last night’s Petroleum Forum at the Elks Club in Red Lodge. A quick summary follows. People who attended are welcome to describe their experiences in the comments below. The … Continue reading

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Montana Petroleum Forum at the Elks in Red Lodge, January 30

On January 30 there will be a panel on issues regarding petroleum exploration and development in Montana, at the Elks Lodge in Red Lodge from 6-8pm. The panel, sponsored by The Elks, will present on geological studies in Carbon County, … Continue reading

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Absarokee: A 21st century Deadwood?

As you get into complicated political issues, you try to figure out what they really mean for the quality of life in an area. One of the comparisons I’ve often seen for Red Lodge is Williston, ND, at the heart … Continue reading

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