Monthly archive

August, 2013

  • 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. By...
  • Belfry native and MMA winner in her weight class, Danya-Dee Web (third from left) stands with trainers (from left to right) Corey Sittner, Britani Grundhauser, Will Grundhauser at the Bearthooth Rally Fusion Fight League Rumble. With her Belfry family and Roller Derby friends cheering her on, along with her mixed martial arts (MMA) training, Danya...
  • Photo by Doug Mackay The body of missing swimmer, Christopher M Elliott, 22, was recovered Saturday morning, Aug. 3 from East Rosebud Lake said Jon Trapp, captain of Carbon County Search and Rescue. Elliott was from Pennsylvania and was part of a geology glass from the University of Houston working at the Yellowstone Big Horn Research Association...
  • Aodh Og O’ Tuama (right) and Christy Martin of Four Shillings Short at the Red Lodge Civic Center. The venerable Red Lodge Civic Center again showed that it can be a place for wonderful entertainment. On Saturday evening, July 27, the Red Lodge FRINGE Festival presented a program by the duo Four Shillings Short that delighted nearly 100-...
  • 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...