Monthly archive

January, 2015

  • Last Saturday Roberts Rockets took on Harlowton.  Despite a robust display from the Lady Rockets, Harlowton took home the prize, winning 67-46. Scoring for Roberts were Roberts: Brittany Prinkki 23, Kylie Everett 6, Dannilynn Nardinger 17. In the boys match, Roberts were dfeated by Harlowton 61-17. Scoring for Roberts were, Daniel Carter 1,...
  • Speaking with the Pryors Coalition, a group of interested parties who frequent, help maintain and care about the Pryor Mountains (located on the eastern edge of Carbon County and part of the Custer National Forest) a person stated that in face of all these budget cuts, it appeared that there was no longer any policing of the Pryors. The law...
  • Brandon Jones, Red Lodge, pled not guilty to three counts; burglary, criminal mischief and theft, before Judge Blair Jones at Carbon County District Court last week. An omnibus hearing and trial will be set at a later date. Bail was set at $10,000 and had already been posted. A GPS tracking device was ordered to be in place by Jan. 12. The defense...
  • To the Editor, Question:  Should Republicans select Republican candidates and Democrats select Democrat candidates?  That is the question?  Since they will be blamed, they should certainly have the right to select their own candidates and I applaud Montana Republican individuals for making the long, cold journey to...
  • To the Editor, All animals deserve to be treated with dignity and respect. Simply labeling an animal “livestock” should not put it out of legal protection. Just because an animal is labeled “livestock” does not mean that it does not feel pain, cold, fear, helplessness and despair. Animals don’t magically stop feeling...
  • To the Editor, We at the Joliet Food Bank thank residents for their generous support throughout 2014. Together we supplied our less fortunate neighbors with 10 tons of food. We appreciated Barry Rowlison’s help at his business. We thank those of you who donated anonymously at the grocery store and the bank. In particular we would like to...
  • To the Editor, I would like to thank the person who found our check in an alley in Red Lodge and returned it to us via mail [no return address - with only a stick note to explain it was found in an alley.] We wrote the check to a business in Red Lodge and it was apparently lost by them; through your kind efforts we were able to return it to the...
  • Betty Jean Joki Kahila Haddow died peacefully at Morning Star Senior Living with her family by her side on Jan. 10, 2015. Betty was born on the family farm on the Fox Bench north of Red Lodge on March 11, 1930 to Matt Eino Joki and Bertha Lillian (Ranta) Joki. She was the oldest of six children. While on the farm, Betty learned and developed the...
  • Hazel Conway died peacefully on Jan. 9, 2015 after a long illness. Hazel was born on Sept. 14, 1920 on the Zumbrun family ranch at Boyd. She was the daughter of Clarence and Hedwig (Kebschull) Zumbrun. Her childhood on the ranch instilled in her qualities that lasted a lifetime; Hazel was, hard working, strong, independent, and courageous. She...