Monthly archive

May, 2013

  • Wanda Lou May was born on Dec. 18, 1923, in Red Lodge, to Agnes Whittington and Francis Pearl May. She was 89 when she died at Aspen Meadows on May 8, 2013. Wanda was raised on the Golden Willow family ranch near Red Lodge. She attended school at her grandparent’s school, The Whittington School. Wanda later graduated in 1942 from Carbon...
  •    If talk is cheap, political talk is even cheaper. We can thank our governor for reminding us of this, when he vetoed two bills, unanimously endorsed by the PSC, that would have provided consumers with well-deserved protection against rising energy costs. Steve Bullock won the election by convincing enough people that his brand of Big Government...
  • To the Editor: The Mountain View teachers and staff would like to thank the parents and volunteers who honored us during Teacher Appreciation Week by covering teachers' duties, providing delicious treats, and for the massages.  Your thoughtfulness is very much appreciated. The Mountain View Staff
  • To the Editor: I want to congratulate Max Baucus for his recent stand on our 2nd amendment rights. It surprised me that he stood up for Montanans in this instance when he is so willingly turned his back on his constituents when it came to Obama Care. Now, when he has decided not to run for another term, he has become a critic of President Obama...
  • To the Editor: Beartooth Recreational Trails Association would like to thank everyone who attended our Outdoor Day May 11.  Special thanks to all the entertaining, professional presenters who made it a great day to learn some outdoor skills (like bear identification, fly fishing, trail projects, back packs, bike maintenance, etc.). Thanks to...
  • By Marti Lauf The Red Lodge School of Dance 27th annual Spring Dance recital was held May 3- May 4.  The theme this year was Kaleidoscope and was one of the best shows produced by Pat Luptak, Elizabeth Prather, Susan Robbins, and Deon Stovall. The show was a swirl of amazing colorful costumes, lights and beautifully choreographed performances that...
  • At the Mountain View Elementary spring concert, K-4 students sang and danced to folk songs from around the world that told stories about everyday life, nature, and diverse cultures. Under the direction of Music Teacher, Brenna Hyvonen, the May 10 concert, “Rock Like a Folk Star,” embraced a variety American folk classics as well as...
  • The girls and boys teams from Red Lodge both won their categories at the 4B Districts in Laurel, May 10. Coming a close second were the teams from Joliet. For much of the tournaments both Red Lodge and Joliet took command of the events and vied neck and neck for the points. The Joliet boys lost by only 14 points. Both girls fought hard and shared...
  • The recent theft of 559 lb of high explosives from a USFS bunker south of Red Lodge has been on everyone’s mind lately in local and federal government in the Red Lodge area. ATF Public Information Officer for this region, Brad Beyersdorf, based in the Denver Field Office, wanted to reassure local communities. “We are actively working this...