Monthly archive

June, 2013

  • Face painting was a very popular activity at the second annual Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary's - "Wildlife Jamboree". Over eight hundred people attended this family fun free event.
  •   Father Keane, a master story-teller, was talking about his final days in an Irish seminary a couple Sundays ago. At the seminary, it was almost impossible to get away for the Easter holidays. Father said he thought up an excuse that seemed plausible and tried it out on a couple of fellow seminarians. After a few minor adjustments, he used...
  • To the Editor, We would like to express our thanks and appreciation to the staff of Cedarwood Villa. Our mom, Jean Hastings, was a resident for over two years. During that time, each member of the staff was kind, compassionate and treated our mom with respect and dignity. A special thank you to those who went above and beyond to make her as...
  • To the Editor, Red Lodge Fire Rescue staff would like to thank everyone who came by to visit our Open House on June 8.  We really appreciated everyone who took the time to come join us for a burger lunch in midst of lots of activities going on during the Red Lodge Founders Day.   We are planning to host this annual open house on the first or...
  • To the Editor, Paul Schuyler left this world after 90 years of living and as his daughter-in-law described in her eulogy "building legacies”.   “Our county has lost from this earth a silent leader of education and values, but not entirely, for indeed he is survived by the legacy he and his wife Betty instilled into his children and others.  Paul...
  • To the Editor, I would like to take this opportunity to refute the Carbon County Commissioner’s statement printed in the News May 24, to educate the local community regarding the decisions made by them. The Commissioners opted to offer a contract to an out-of-state contractor instead of a local sand and gravel company who had been doing the...
  • After a few seasonal repairs, the Red Lodge city pool officially opened to the public June 11. Lap swimmers, families, and summer vacationers can enjoy the facilities, open Mon.-Fri. 6 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 7 a.m-6 p.m. Listed below are the specific times and prices of lap swim, open swim, and lessons: Lap Swim: M-F, 6 a.m.-12 p.m., weekends 7a.m...
  • Laura Ilona Ballard, Maple Valley, Wash., passed away from cancer on May 25 at the University of Washington Hospital at the age of 49 with her family and friends at her side. Laura was born in Red Lodge on Aug. 26, 1963. In 1964 her family moved to Redwood City, Calif., and then later to Sunnyvale, Calif., where she attended grade school. In 1974...
  • With the increase in moisture from the past weeks’ rains, the tall grasses have become a perfect breeding ground for ticks to attach onto a host. Ian Foley, Entomologist with the MT Department of Agriculture said that now is the time ticks are most active, as the rains have caused the grasses to grow, and the melting of snow has increased...