Monthly archive

June, 2013

  • 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...
  • Don't miss the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary's second annual Wildlife Jamboree this coming Saturday June 15 from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. This free family event is for the whole community. It's YWS’s way of saying thank you for your continued support of the animals and their mission. This event has something for everyone. The kids...
  • Mary Staudinger, 95, of Joliet, passed away June 6, 2013 at the Ponderosa Pine's Nursing home in Lockwood. She was born on Oct. 1, 1917 in Emmons County, N.D. to Frank and Mary (Zahn) Buechler. The family settled in the Edgar area in 1936. Mary married Phil Staudinger on July 23, 1940. They lived in Carbon County their entire married life....
  • Elsa Gruel Koski, 84, of Grants Pass, Ore., formerly of Joliet, died May 10, 2013 in Grants Pass. Graveside memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 22, in the Joliet Cemetery. Cremation has taken place. Smith-Olcott Funeral Chapel is assisting with local arrangements.
  • Herb Stephenson, 83, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born Sept. 26, 1929, in Missouri, the youngest of four children born to Robert Stephenson and Amelia Gebhardt Stephenson. He moved to Montana with his family at the age of six and graduated from Fromberg High School in 1947. He married his high...
  • Callie DeVries, our darling daughter, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, niece and friend left us on June 2, 2013 to meet her Heavenly Father and join her husband for a long awaited dance following an extended fight with cancer. Callie was born in Berkeley, Calif., on Sept. 2, 1945 to Jernell “Jay” Victor and Marie Bither. She was...
  • Marlene Catherine Goad, 59, lived in Round Rock, Texas and passed away on June 2, 2013 from a heart attack at Scott and White Emergency, Round Rock. Marlene was born in Billings, on Dec. 5, 1953 to Anna and Harry J. Peters. She graduated Belfry High School with the class of (1972), from Austin Community College in 1982 with an Associate of S c i e...