Monthly archive

October, 2014

  • Eva Marie Farnham, 90, of Red Lodge, died peacefully with family by her side on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. She was born on Nov. 5, 1923 to O.J. and Gertrude (Dinsdale) Salo in Red Lodge. Eva was the third of five children and their only daughter. She graduated from Carbon County High School in 1942 and went on to study at Billings Business College...
  • Elizabeth (Liz) Pedro, age 79 of Red Lodge passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 at Cedar Wo o d Healthcare Community after a long battle with Lewey Body Dementia. Elizabeth was born on Dec. 17, 1934 in Foxborough, Mass., to John and Vitorina (Victoria) Pedro. She was the youngest of their 12 children. Elizabeth attended school and grew up in...
  • Eugene Deloss Hull, known by everyone as “Ed,” died in Red Lodge, on Sept. 21, 2014, six days shy of his 94th birthday and 39th wedding anniversary. Until the past few months, when he battled congestive heart failure, he had been remarkably healthy and fully engaged with his family, friends and life. Born in Mishawaka, Ind., in 1920 to...
  • Ted Wayne Parod, loving husband, father, grandfather, and founder of the A.L.E.R.T air ambulance and rescue program in Kalispell, Montana passed away Sept. 27, 2014 at the age of 73. Ted was born April 11, 1941 in Oak Park, Ill., and grew up in Phoenix, Ariz. where he attended Sunnyslope High School. After Graduation he joined the United States...
  • To the Editor, The expansion of Medicaid is an issue of clear demarcation between the candidates for Senate District 29 with Elli Elliott supporting expansion and David Howard opposing it. Because of Howard’s oppos i t ion and votes , 70,000 low income Montanans are denied health care coverage. They fall through the eligibility cracks and,...
  • To the Editor, Energy Corporation of America (ECA) says the company wants to bring “a little bit of the Bakken” to our community. To some this means an economic boom; to others it means uncertainty at best and water and air contamination, traffic and uncont rol led growth at the worst. ECA’s track record is troubling. In just the...
  • To the Editor, Susan “Elli” Elliott is the best choice for Montana Senate District 29. The district includes Carbon, Stillwater, and part of Sweet Grass counties. She has been sponsoring ‘meet and greets’ around the area, visiting senior centers, and going door-todoor for several months now. She listens. She cares. Her...
  • To The Editor, The Red Lodge City Council members have commi t ted to joining Police Chief Steve Hibler for a Ride-A-Long on an evening at his convenience. I was the lucky member who was with him Friday night Sept. 28. It was Home Coming weekend so we started at the High School football field. It was truly a dark and stormy night. As we stood on...
  • To the Editor, In Montana, we do things right! We have one of the best election systems in the country. We value open, accessible, and legitimate elections. Legislative Referendum 126 is a step backwards. LR 126 aims to eliminate Election Day registration. Voting is a fundamental right, and American democracy depends on it. If LR 126 passes, that...
  • To the Editor, I am writing, first of all, to correct the headline in your September 25, 2014 pape r r eading “Landowners’ zoning petition rejected.” The petition was not rejected, no action was taken as the petition was invalid on its face. In other words the zoning requested could not be done, so no action could be taken. The...