Monthly archive

April, 2013

  • To the Editor: Wouldn’t it be wonderful if some of our local legislators were as considerate of the less fortunate in our society as they are of themselves. Jason Priest and Joanne Blyton both avail themselves of $733 per month of state provided taxpayer funds toward the costs of health insurance. In spite of their willingness to use our tax...
  • To the Editor, On Friday, April 19 we were blessed with good weather and amazing community volunteers to make the Summer Safety Days event a big success.  The Mountain View Elementary students rotated through several stations including:  a bicycle street safety ride, bike maintenance, bicycle skills and drills, EMS, fire safety, Search and Rescue...
  • To the Editor,  I have been fishing The East Rosebud Creek most of my life.  Enjoying the valley that God gave us.  In my minds eye I cannot imagine power lines running the length taking power out. I know the water levels through each season. I’ve been there and know if water is taken out to run the turbine half of the year there would be no water...
  • Daniel L. Lynn passed away April 16, 2013 at the age of 95. He was born June 29, 1917 in Cincinnati, Ohio t William and Flora (Miller) Lynn. He attended schools in Cincinnati, obtaining his bachelor’s in education and eventually his master’s in school administration. Dan served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific theater during World War II. In 1944,...
  • Alvin “West” Donohoe, 87, of Billings, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2013 at Valley Healthcare Center in Billings. He was born Aug. 22, 1925 in Jordan, Mont., the son of Carter W. and Della (Sloan) Donohoe. On Jan. 9, 1959 he was united in marriage to Frances Moore in Billings. West grew up in Jordan and Wyola, and moved to the ranch...
  • On April 18, 2013, a lovely, lovely lady joined Jesus and family, just in time to celebrate her 92nd Birthday in Heaven. Barbara Kathleen Mavis Popelka was born on the farm near Acton, Mont., April 25, 1921, to Henry Popelka and Edna Armstrong Popelka. At age 10, her family moved to Billings where her parents owned and operated Honest Milk Dairy....
  • James M. Allen, 79, of Roberts, a kind and gentle friend of all, died peacefully at Cedar Wood Villa in Red Lodge on April 19, 2013 from pulmonary fibrosis. Jimmy was born May 15, 1933 in the family ranch house outside of Roberts to Harry and Frances Allen. He was proud to live his whole life in that house until a week before his passing. Jimmy...
  • To the Editor, In the April 11 issue of the Carbon County News, Mr. Monea wrote a letter and complained about receiving a parking ticket for parking “only a few feet into the yellow area” at 11th and Broadway. I find in the police report (and very clear photo) that his vehicle was 2/3 of its length into the yellow and parked over 18...
  • British pop music and British governments go hand in glove, that is up to 1990, when both sides became as vacuous as the other. In 1964 Labor Prime Minister Harold Wilson bestowed upon the Beatles the MBE (Member of the British Empire) for exports sales, and won an election on the back of it. Wilson was probably our luckiest leader, leaving us...
  • The 9th Annual Rocky Mountain Chefs Invitational was a huge success. The food was amazing, the auction items provided a wide variety of interests and tastes, the company was priceless and the support of the community was overwhelming. The highlight of the evening was the interviews of current Club members of three different age groups. These young...