Monthly archive

July, 2013

  • Robert Francis Conwell, 88, passed away at Highland Manor in Mesquite, Nev., on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. He was born Jan. 24, 1925 in Red Lodge, to Edward and Callista Shay Conwell. Robert married Frances Eileen Irish on Oct. 22, 1955 in Billings. He graduated from Carbon County High School in Red Lodge, in 1942 and the University of Montana...
  • Doris Marie Lochridge, 87, of Red Lodge, left her earthly home on June 28, 2013 in Red Lodge following a valiant battle with cancer. Doris was born on Nov. 3, 1925 in Red Lodge, a daughter of Lorin and Helen Lochridge. Doris is survived by two brothers, Paul (Rita) Lochridge of Bozeman and James Larry (Donna) Lochridge of Las Vegas, Nev. She has...
  • To find a taste of true Montana, the eastern side of Carbon County offers unexpected surprises. Two such sites are Bowler Flats and and the Wild Horse Sanctuary of the Pryor Mountains. The town of Bowler was located approximately 11.4 WNW of Bridger on the Bowler Flats along Pryor Road off of Hwy 310. There is little to be seen there now but this...
  • S o imp r e s s e d were Annie and Anthony Venditti of New York with an act of kindness they witnessed at Beartooth Marke t dur ing a recent visit to Red Lodge they felt compelled to let others know about it. What the couple had wi tnes sed i s something they said you’d never see back home and that was a cashier paying the grocery bill for a...
  • On Saturday, June 29, at Rose Park in Billings, “Forever Loved” by Red Lodge sculptor Drew Brown was dedicated to the public. Guest speakers included Mayor Tom Hanel; Billings Parks, Recreation, and Public Lands director Mike Whittaker; Arlene Priest; Pastor Mark Donald and Drew Brown. The dedication included an Invocation by Pastor...
  • What a day to remember. A Red Lodge 4th of July filled one minute with blue skies, a flypast, magnificent floats and costumes and a record-breaking rodeo event and then the next minute deluged in torrential rain that was akin to a thousands clouds being wrung out in 30 seconds. Flash flood warnings popped up on TVs, cell phones and radios and the...
  • Red Lodge Fireworks show originally scheduled for July 4th, dazzled onlooker's Saturday, July 6th. The spectacular display launched from the East Bench at 10:15 pm. The show was postponed from July 4th after the National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for all of Carbon County.
  • Photo by Susan Wolfe Photography Nancy Ray hands out ice pops to spectators from her ATV at Joliet's  4th of July celebrations. For more photos click here
  • Flash Flood Warning has been issued for all of Carbon County, July 4th, until 8:45 PM MST, Avoid flood areas, NWS