Monthly archive

August, 2013

  • Beauty of the Norris: a special place for Wade Christiansen “If he had had his pills over the weekend, there’s no doubt in my mind he would have lived,” said Matt Christiansen, 25, recalling his younger brother, Wade. On Tuesday, May 28, 2013, Wade Christiansen shot and killed himself on a street in Bozeman. “Some say he...
  • The Bridger boys Jr. track team, left to right; #13, Russell Zentner, #12, Willow Peterson, #11 Garrett Coon, #10 Keaton Rushton and Tammi Rogers, assistant Jr. high coach for Bridger. Dan Lavy is on the ground. The Bridger boys Jr. high track team competed at the Big Sky State Games 5K last weekend, Billings, with Keaton Rushton coming 3rd in his...
  • Tim Lorash, 18, of Joliet was charged July 14 for possession nine guns, magazines, holsters and ammo taken from the Desarro Ranch, Roberts, according to the Carbon County Sheriff’s Department. Lorash was heading towards Joliet in his truck and was stopped by a sheriff ’s deputy north of Boyd. Inside the truck were 6 handguns and 3...
  • Carbon County has enforced Stage One Fire Restrictions because of high temperatures and low precipitation during the month of July resulting in dry fuel conditions, poor soil moisture, low water supplies and high wildland fire danger. The resolution became effective at 12:01 a.m. July 30 and will remain in effect until further notice. The...
  • Demanding more responsibility from students, the Red Lodge school board approved the first read of new, more stringent policy guidelines for the upcoming school term at the July 17 meeting. Detailed in the handbook, additions to policies regarding cell-phone use, off-campus privileges, random drug testing and other student conditions were modified...

July, 2013

  • Local and state investigators have ruled the death of a 27-year-old Absarokee man found near his home early Sunday morning a homicide. Forest Dana was found deceased outside early Sunday in alley by family members roughly two blocks from his home, according to the Stillwater County Sheriff's Office. A 911 call was placed to authorities at 7:18...
  • Class of 1963 The Red Lodge Class of 1963 is having their 50th high school reunion Aug. 9-11 and would like to invite the classes of 1962 and 1964 to join them for one of their events. If interested please call Linda Mann at 446-2245 or Georgia Wells at 446-0203.
  • Cruisen Red Lodge Car Show attracted all manner of vehicles from the 1920s to the 1970s on Saturday. The crowds were also out inspecting these fine works of chrome art. Sunday sees the Nostalgic Drag Races at the Red Lodge Airport. For more photos please click here.
  • Meeting announced for Cycle Greater Yellowstone, Aug. 2 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Red Lodge Area Community Foundation Building located at 122 Hauser Avenue South, Red Lodge.Please feel free to bring a snack/beverage with you. Hosts: Jennifer Drinkwalter, Assistant Event Director (riders and routes) of CGY and Patty Davis, RLA Chamber ED and CGY...
  • Bridger Jr. high track compete well at games The Bridger boys Jr. high track team competed at the Big Sky State Games 5K last weekend, Billings, with Keaton Rushton coming 3rd in his event. The team, which includes Willow Peterson, Russell Zentner, and Garrett Coon are coached by Tammi Roger, assistant Jr. high coach. Also competing was Dan Lavy...