Monthly archive

September, 2013

  • 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...
  • It is said that the intent of the national government is to test every child in school every year. Test them for what? I have always assumed that schooling, public and private, was intended to educate individuals so they can function as positive and informed citizens. There is not now nor has there ever been a complete agreement or understanding...
  • Over 100 people attended a retirement party held for the outgoing Pollard Hotel manager Angela Beaumont last Thursday night. Beaumont, who has managed the hotel for 8 years, is joining her husband, Michael, in Tucson, Ariz., where she admitted she plans to “do nothing for six months.” As to the outpouring from those who attended,...
  • Mental health is no longer an illness to be hidden and whispered about-efforts are proceeding to freely help Red Lodge locals with mental health issues beyond clinical assistance, reported Dan Dutton, Bridger. “We are working to form a mental health support group in Red Lodge,” announced Dutton. An educated and caring public can...