Monthly archive

September, 2013

  • To the Editor, The recent Amended Plan to restructure the bankrupt Southern Electrical Cooperative, filed with the Court on Aug. 14, is the second time the Court Appointed Trustee, Lee A. Freeman, presented a plan to restructure Southern. It does not take a great deal of knowledge or wisdom to recognize that restructuring is not the way to proceed...
  • To the Editor, The holiday party season is here and I would like to take this opportunity to speak about drinking and driving.  My husband, Wilf, was killed by a drunk driver on July 3, 2010 .  My family and I recently attended the sentencing of the man responsible for the accident.  This young man is 27 years old and...
  • A couple of days ago, I took a walk down Nostalgia Lane to visit Winters’ Store in Roberts. Any time my mom stopped to visit Aunts Agnes and Julia in their adjoining homes back in the late 1940s, my brother Joe and I would cross the highway and the Northern Pacific tracks to head for Winters on Main Street. Winters was a small drug store,...
  • Our mother and grandmother, Lola M. Coyle, passed away on Aug. 27, 2013 in Liberty Lake, Wash.  She was born on July 30, 1932 to Tony and Marie Farias in Fromberg.  Her father, along with his brothers, homesteaded at the head of Blue Water Creek.  Later they bought a dairy where Lola was raised.  After...
  • Carbon County was well represented on Saturday at the Columbus Volleyball Tournament. Bridger, Joliet, and Red Lodge took part. This is a great chance for players and coaches to test the waters for the coming season. For some it was their first chance to play on the varsity level, for others it was a chance to get back into the groove. Coaches...
  •   Fromberg Volleyball Sept. 5 Home vs.  Yellowstone County  Home School 7 p.m. Sept. 7 @ Roberts 7 p.m. Sept. 12 Home vs.  Absarokee 7 p.m. Sept. 13 @ Reed Point  Rapejle 6 p.m.    Football Sept. 7 Fromberg/ Roberts North Star @  Roberts Sept. 14 Roy-Winifred @  Roberts 1 p.m.     Red Lodge...
  • The Red Lodge Parks Board will begin to hold meetings concerning the proposed work plan for the adoption of a parks plan, starting Sept. 18, at 5:30 p.m. at Red Lodge City Hall. The first meeting will cover the status of existing parks related to equipment, grass, and other surfaces, parking availability and amenities such as tables, sports fields...
  • On Sept. 10, the City of Red Lodge will hold a poll election regarding the government study question. It is a one-question ballot. The precincts involved are only Precincts 8, 9, & 10. The polls at the Red Lodge Civic Center will open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. This is a hand counted ballot election and the unofficial results will be posted...
  • The Carbon County Arts Guild's 34th Annual Arts Fair took place this Labor Day at Lion's Park, Red Lodge. For more photos please click here.

August, 2013

  • The 10th Annual Fun Run drew all manner of runners, walkers, and ages this weekend to Red Lodge. Enthusiastic crowds greeted every effort made by the participants at this fundraising event. The Lions Club served up burgers afterwards and a large number of non-profits lined up and down Lions Park. For more photos please click here.