Monthly archive

June, 2014

  • The Red Lodge Rams girls track team placed third at the Montana State B track tournament in Butte last week, breaking 4 high school records in the process. The Rams ended the day with 38 points, tying for third with Manhattan. Plains were named champions with 83 points, and Big Fork were runners up with 58.5 points. Joliet girls came in 9th with...
  • The snowmelt situation affecting the Clark’s Fork near Fromberg is under watch according to Fromberg Mayor Rich Anderson on Friday, May 30. “We are keeping an eye on it. We are keeping sandbags around in case.” But he said, “ I’ve seen it worse. It’s gone down a bit today. There are a few places where we spot....
  • The Tourism Advisory Council (TAC) was given a warm welcome by Yellowstone Country, the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce, Red Lodge City Council and the Red Lodge community when a reception was held for them at the Pollard Hotel this week. TAC was holding a twoday conference at Rock Creek resort where they discussed tribal tourism, marketing...
  • James D. Hoiness, 84, of Red Lodge, formerly of Billings, died Tuesday, June 3, 2014.      Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 6 at the Red Lodge Community Church.  A reception will follow at the Beartooth Elks Lodge.  Cremation has taken place.  Smith-Olcott Funeral Chapel is assisting with the...
  • Catherine (Rena) Marchello, 92, of Red Lodge, passed away on May 28, 2014, at The Retreat in Polson, of natural causes with family by her side. She was born on Jan. 17, 1922, in Bearcreek, to Louis and Angelina Delaurenti. As a young girl she lived with her family in Bearcreek and was educated in the Bearcreek public school. While in High School...
  • Our beautiful Mom, grandmother and great-grandmother Arlene Aune Harris, age 94, passed away on May 25, 2014, at the Village Senior Residence. She was born Dec. 1, 1919, in Red Lodge, to Finnish immigrants Otto Puutio and Aino Hamalainen Puutio. She had one sister, Tahka Elizabeth (Betty) Miller. When she and her sister started school, they rode...
  • Katherine Zinda, age 85 of Glendive, passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2014 at the Eastern Montana Veterans Home in Glendive.  Visitation were held from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. and from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at the Silvernale-Silha Funeral Home in Glendive.  A Vigil Service was at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at...
  • To the Editor, At the May 24 forum, every Republican candidate rejected the effort to expand Medicaid to the low income in Montana. This is an estimated 70,000 who are not eligible to purchase insurance on the new health care exchanges. The Affordable Care Act aka “Obamacare” meant for states to expand Medicaid coverage to cover this...
  • To the Editor, Wild turkeys and other wildlife make driving through Red Lodge a magical experience. Other towns have historical hotels, excellent restaurants and quaint business districts. What keeps visitors from all over the world coming back time after time is the wildlife. The wild turkeys and other wildlife were in the Red Lodge area before...