Monthly archive

July, 2013

  • Bridger Youth Rodeo, Jr. Girls Breakaway, Kertin Sweet. Rodeo Results: Callie DeVries Memorial Saddle awarded to the boy who won the most money at the rodeo: Tristan Matt, Bridger. D e Vr i e s M e m o r i a l Spurs awarded to Kooper Bott, Powell and Hailie George, Joliet. DeVries Gear Bags awarded to the Buckaroo Boys and Girls runner-up to the...
  • Despite the scampering, the jumping and the baaahing, there was serious work going on by the Clark’s Fork River near Edgar, in weed management from June 4 - 24. This is the second year that the Montana Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has used biological weed control, in other words, goats. Work crews of men and women were busy hauling the...
  • Red Lodge Police Chief Richard Pringle doesn’t foresee any problems at this year’s 19th Annual Beartooth Rally but is adopting a ‘wait and see’ stance with only one street closure for dancing at 13th Street East between the Snow Creek and the Blue. Although people won’t be as spread out with two dances, Pringle is...
  • Grace E. Jarvi passed away quietly on July 13, 2013, surrounded by her family at Bonaventure Senior Living where she had resided for the past two years. Grace was born on the Lammert DeVries homestead east of Roberts to Charles and Margaret DeVries, where she joined her siblings Charlotte and Ernie, later came brothers Arthur and David. No...
  • Kathleen K. Nelson, 95, of Red Lodge, peacefully went to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 13, 2013, with her son and daughter-in-law by her side at the Beartooth Billings Clinic. She was born Oct. 13, 1917 in Wood Lake, Neb., to Thora Mabelle Strand and Paul Revere Kennicott, Jr. She had one sister, Evelyn Morgan, and a deceased brother, Maurice...
  • Ruth Kathryn Cutler, 97, passed away July 10, 2013 at Aspen Meadows in Billings. She was born Dec. 28, 1915. Ruth graduated from college and after losing her fiancé to the war she found her way to the East Village in New York City. From there she worked her way up to a systems analyst for UNIVAC, traveling the country by train programming...
  • Alice Steffan Richey was born March 5, 1936, the 6th of 11 children, to Mike and Rose Steffan on the family farm in Edgar. She was so small her Daddy said “you could hold her in one hand just like a baby doll”. From that time on she was called Dolly. Although small in stature Dolly was strong, determined and hard working. Even the...
  • I would like to send a big thank you out to members of the Red Lodge Fire Rescue and Carbon County Search and Rescue for their efforts in extracting me from approx. two miles into a hike to Line Lake Saturday July 13th. I had the misfortune of sustaining a severe knee injury that prevented me from hiking back out. Their efforts, along with my...
  • T h e 4 t h o f J u l y Parades were a huge success again this year and I have dozens of people to thank. Without these willing hands and hearts this couldn’t be done year after year. Beginning with Grand Marshal “Doc” Foglesong and his entourage, starting with Aunna Bertolini carrying the American Flag at Doc’s request,...
  • The 4th of July Red Lodge is a different kind of place. I have lived in a lot of different towns, large and small, and I have found nothing like it. Bill Linderman called it heaven. I was born on Platte Ave in 1935, and I went to 12 years of school and graduated from Red Lodge High school. One of the first and most important things I learned was...