Monthly archive

March, 2015

  •   UPDATE: March 28, 2015 8:30 pm     Officially, "it is the West Fork fire," said Jeff Gildehaus, US Forest Service spokesperson at the scene on Saturday evening March 28, near the command center on West Fork Road. Smoke filled the canyon but all focus was to the west, away from Red Lodge. Although all the...
  • On Wednesday evening, March 25, the U.S. Marshal’s Service Violent Offender Task Force arrested Hillary Lynch and Richard Packard in Belfry on the felony charge of criminal possession of dangerous drugs with intent to distribute and other charges. They are each being held in Yellowstone Detention Center, Billings, on $25,000 bond. Rod...
  • By Jason Olson Belfry School Superintendent Since the beginning of this year, the question we have all revisited was, “What does it mean to be an American?” And as a Belfry principal and teacher, “What does it mean to be a Belfry Bat?” A couple years ago, we came up with a vision for the BATS or the Building Academics...
  • To the Editor, Congratulations to all of COY award winners and the Boys & Girls Club for their 15-year commitment to this special event with youth. The Community Foundation sponsored 3 new awards focused on volunteering and peer mentorship. A shout out to Emily Johnson, a RLHS upperclassman, was chosen for her phenomenal commitment to 400...
  • It’s not often our cell phones go off while watching a film at the Roman. In fact I don’t think it’s ever happened before but on Monday night last the bloody things wouldn’t quit. Fortunately the phones were on vibrate so we didn’t disturb any one else, but having your thigh suddenly feel like it is being assaulted by...
  • A field trip by Belfry students to Washington D.C. turned into more than a history lesson when one of the students suffered a heart attack as he got on to a bus taking them around the sites. Hunter Pulse, an 8th grader at the school, was helped by members of the school staff along with EMS Captain Joel Acree with York County Fire and Rescue, who...
  • The body of man found at the base of a rock cliff along Yellowstone River near Park City has been identified as Robert Cantu, 49, of Salida, Colorado. An autopsy conducted by the Carbon County Sheriff’s Department confirmed Cantu died of injuries falling from a cliff face onto some rocks below. Cantu appeared to be a transient said the...
  • On Saturday, March 14th, the families, friends and students of Carbon County gathered at the Arts Guild to celebrate yet another successful student art show.  Every year, the Carbon County Arts Guild challenges the area students to create works of art for display.  Students from all grades and from many of the...