Monthly archive

June, 2013

  • Celebrated bluegrass and Americana musicians, Growling Old Men, will be performing in Red Lodge for one show only on Wednesday, June 26, at 7 p.m. at Café Regis. Comprised of Ben Winship on mandolin and vocals, and John Lowell on guitar and vocals, the duo has over the past fifteen years earned wide acclaim throughout the Western United...
  • Nature’s purpose is never so evident as it is in June. She makes herself known to us in every way, assailing the senses with fragrance, sound, sight, and touch. The gardens and fields are wildly flowering. The rivers gush and rush, without the vaguest presentiment of August and the languid pace to come. The birds have even more to say,...
  •   I wonder if punishment is effective in changing the behavior of individuals or societies. By punishment I mean more that physical pain. Withholding love, possessions, freedom or social access are all forms of punishment. The idea of punishment is deeply ingrained in many cultures and the major religions. So we have been punishing people for...
  • Alzina Marie Rukavina, 93, of Bridger, passed away on June 3, 2013 at Laurel Health and Rehabilitation Center in Laurel, Montana. Born in Red Lodge, on May 26, 1920 to Harry and Sofia (Lane) Smith, Marie grew up and attended school in Carbon County. On April 16, 1949 she married Peter J. Rukavina. Marie was the proud mother of two sons; Gary...
  • John M. McKinney, age 59, of Roberts, and formerly of Lawrenceville, Ga., went to dance with Carol Ann on June 13, 2013. John was born on July 24, 1953 in Portsmouth, Va. As Garth Brooks sings in John’s favorite song… “And now I’m glad I didn’t know the way it all would end, the way it all would go; our lives are...
  • I n spite of the fast pace and pressures of our daily lives, many of our community members take time to volunteer. Everyone has something to give. Recently, the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation celebrated and recognized a few of their volunteers. As Henry Ford said, “A business that makes nothing but money is a poor kind of business....
  • On Saturday, June 15, the Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Gallery opened at the Buffalo Bill Center in Cody. The center’s weekend festivities also featured a pow-wow that has been held annually for 32 years. About 30 tribes attended. A new Smithsonian firearms display and a chance to see up close rescued raptors from their rehab...
  • To kick off the Red Lodge Fringe Festival (RLFF) summer concerts, violinist, Denise Dillenbeck and percussionist/composer Mark Goodenberger performed a diverse and unique set of musical arrangements. On June 14, at the St. Agnes Church, the group named DuoDG explored different musical styles, pairing the violin with an array of eclectic percussion...
  • The Red Lodge Growth Development plan meeting was held on Wednesday, June 12, to discuss changes to the draft. The following schedule for the plan was suggested by the Planning Board and Zoning Commission: The growth development plan language would finalize on June 26. On July 10, there would be a public hearing and on July 24 the board could...
  • The Elk’s Lodge in Red Lodge saluted the US flag in the club’s special way by holding a brief ceremony at the Lodge on June 14. Kim Gillan, former Montana State Senator spoke at the event, stressing the “important tradition.” “It is not just that we in the United State have an attractive flag, but our flag is one of...