Monthly archive

July, 2013

  • To the Editor, I want to thank all the people that planned the All Class Reunion in Roberts this past weekend. It was great to visit with fellow classmates and those who attended there at some point in time. The book about the history of the Roberts community is a treasure. I know many hours went into putting this together. Thank you so very much...
  • To the Editor, Cable T.V. has sunk to a new low. As of July 1, our cable company has shut off our preview channel. Now you have no way of knowing what’s on your cable channel that you are paying for. They want to charge you almost $7 a month to see what you were getting for free. They advise you to buy a local newspaper or the T.V. listings...
  • So, having endured a very tense final 20 minutes standing in front of the telly last Sunday morning, my hands partially covering my worried face, (in England a friend of mine shared this moment hyperventilating) Britain finally secured a men's champion at Wimbledon after a wait of 77 years. How Andy Murray managed to find some...
  • Vanessa Lynn (Quinn) Richardson, 38, of Red Lodge passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2013. Vanessa was born to Van Quinn and Kitt (Capps) Quinn on Feb. 4, 1975 in Red Lodge. In 1979 Vanessa was joined by a little brother, Chris. Her childhood years were spent with many dear friends; dancing in the Festival of Nations, playing softball, basketball,...
  • 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...