Monthly archive

September, 2013

  • “It’s a tourist town, but we’re not tourists,” voiced mother Desiree Griffith, 26, at CCN on Monday, Sept. 16, with three of her four children in tow. “Most of us in our 20’s and early 30’s work the restaurants in town for minimum wage, $7.80 plus tips.” Single mother of three, Mary Plumb, said...
  • Franklin T. Schrumpf, 81, of Kerrville, Texas passed from this life on September 14, 2013 at Audie L. Murphy Memorial Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. Frank was born in Red Lodge, Montana to Ted and Florence Schrumpf on May 7, 1932. Having lost his mother at the age of 12, Frank was fortunate to receive the love and guidance of so many in the Red...
  • One hundred years ago, His Serene Highness (HSH) Prince Albert I came to Wyoming to hunt with Buffalo Bill Cody. In honor of the occasion, HSH Prince Albert II arrived on Wed., Sept. 25 for four days of touring, receiving honors for his efforts with his own environmental foundation, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation-USA, and for the prize...
  • Clara Hergenrider, age 72, of Belfry, Montana passed away Sept. 10, 2013 at home with hospice care. Clara was born Feb. 12, 1941 in Glasgow, Mont., to Carl and Helen. She married Rudy Hergenrider July of 1996 in Belfry. She lived the majority of the years in Fairfield, Iowa and lived in Belfry for the last 16 years. Clara worked for Family...
  • Charles “Chuck” Skorupa, 86, of East Conrad, Mont., passed away peacefully of natural causes the afternoon of Sept. 8 at the Pondera Medical Center with family at his side. Chuck, sixth of nine children, was born June 6, 1927 to John Skorupa and Anna Cisak Skorupa in Bridger.  Chuck grew up working on the Skorupa family farm in...
  • Pamela Ann Carter, of Concho, Ariz., loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, and friend, returned home to our Heavenly Father, Sept. 14, 2013, after a lengthy trial with Cancer. She was 64. Pamela, affectionately known as "Pam," was born to William Johnson and Johnita Johnson, Oct. 27, 1948, in Oskaloosa, Iowa. She graduated...
  • To the Editor, I recently read an article in the Laurel Outlook about a meeting regarding Common Core education standards.  I was appalled by the great deal of misinformation and ignorance on display by those who opposed Common Core.  There are deficiencies inherent in Common Core (a lessened exposure to fiction literature, an adherence...
  • To the Editor, On behalf of myself and the Red Lodge City Council I want to thank you for your patience and understanding this summer while the city replaced the water main and service connections on Broadway Ave. I especially want to thank the owners that took the time to attend the numerous weekly meetings to offer ideas on ways for the project...
  • To the Editor, Trustee, Lee A. Freeman is going to depose director Arlene Boyd and examine Beartooth Electric Cooperative on Friday, Sept. 20.  He has the right to do so, however it does appear to be intimidation and BEC members also have the right to express their  opinion.   More than ever BEC members now have information to draw...