Monthly archive

August, 2013

  • A 22-year-old woman from East Helena died Tuesday night south of Fromberg on Highway 310 after the vehicle she was traveling in collided head on with a Chevrolet Prism. The victim was a passenger in a Dodge Neon being driven by a 31-year-old Belfry man, A 15-year-old girl from Bridger was in the other vehicle. The two drivers were taken to St....
  • Wyatt Sutley, field foreman with Forever Lawn Idaho, checks on the foam padding under the newly installed layer of synthetic turf in the Mountain View Elementary School playground in Red Lodge. The padding is made of recycled insoles of tennis shoes and will provide up to 8-9 feet fall protection around climbing equipment. For more on the story...
  • WESTERN BALLADS AND CAMPFIRE SONGS We just received notice that the High Country Cowboys will perform for us Wednesday, August 14, following lunch. The Cowboys are always multiple breaths of invigorating Big Sky air and stimulating campfire coffee blending incredible harmonies, yodeling and stringed instrument playing. This local trio of brothers...
  • The 63rd Annual Festival of Nations is this weekend in Red Lodge. Remaining Festivities will take place at Sam's Tap Room.A large crowd attended dances and music at the Red Lodge Elks Club on Friday. For more photos please click here.
  • Crowds walked the Climb to Conquer Cancer that took place on Saturday morning at the Red Lodge Mountain. For more photos please click here.
  •   When our fathers were coal miners. . . don’t think we were a majority, but we certainly outnumbered any of the other kids at Field and Lincoln grade schools. There were a lot of farm kids, but they didn’t really challenge us in numbers until we reached junior high and the students from schools in Fox, Luther and Roscoe joined us...
  • Fort Gunnik general store owner, Ralph Gunnik and store manager, Bethany Davis with mascot Boo, open for business. Fort Gunnik, grocery/ general store, located in Boyd off Highway 212, between Roberts and Joliet has opened its doors to the community. Owner, Ralph Gunnik welcomes those passing through town, either on their way to see the beautiful...
  • Dian Lois Wallila, age 68 of Lewistown, formerly of Roberts, died Tuesday, July 23 at the Central Montana Nursing Home in Lewistown. Dian was born on July 15, 1945 in Billings, to Ermgardt Bertha (Franke) Wallila and Wayno Wilfred Wallila. She was raised on the family farm at Roberts and completed her early years of schooling there. She then...