Monthly archive

April, 2013

  • Two teams from Joliet High School made first place in the Future Farmers of America (FFA) state competition. They now advance to the national level. Chad Massar has taught Ag Education and been the FFA advisor at Joliet for twelve years. In Joliet, on Monday, April 8, the students gathered to review their efforts. There were two winning teams,...
  • Results from the Joliet Invitational Track meet, Laurel, April 13. Girls 100 Meter Dash 2 Tru Roginske, Joliet, 12.92 3200 Meter Run 4 Hayden Nelson, Roberts 13.49 5 Ashley Garcia, Red Lodge 13.56 6 Kenyon Hatten, Joliet, 13.49 100 Meter Hurdles 4 Teal Hatten, Joliet 19.16 5 Maddie Spickard, Joliet 20.01 400 Meter Relay 3 Joliet...
  • A 2010 Greater Yellowstone study by the University of Wisconsin (Monica Turner, Martin Simard) and Colorado State U. (William Romme and Jacob Griffin) advocates less cutting to decrease fires. Some experts say that our Northern Rockies forests of lodgepole pine are in an alternating dance of fire and beetle kill. The more beetle killed trees, the...
  • Elton and Rachel Kirtley of Fromberg were “really glad” that their 20 year old daughter Rebecca Kirtley, was unable to run in the Boston Marathon this year as she had planned to. “She did not have the funding,” Elton Kirtley said. Kirtley was speaking to Carbon County News the day after the April 15 Marathon was marred by...
  • John Brimhall Brainard was born April 7, 1925 and died Dec. 6, 2012 of congested heart failure. His family includes his wife of 64 Years, Andrea; daughter, Louise Hoversten (Phil); son, John C. Brainard; daughter, Diana Brainard (Kent Carlson) and her daughters, Starr and Celesta Brainard. John was a dedicated physician who practiced general...
  •   Peter Northcutt was found guilty of 3 counts of assaulting two Peace Officers after a three-day trial at the Carbon County District Court last week. He was also found not guilty of the charge of aggravated animal cruelty. The prosecution team was led by Carbon County attorney Alex Nixon. Northcutt will remain free on a previously posted...
  • Richard Steffan, Edgar, passed away peacefully at his home with his son Roger by his side on Saturday morning, April 6, 2013. The youngest of a large German family, Richard was preceded in death by his father William, mother Katherine (Staley), and 10 brothers and sisters, Mike, Pauline, Red, Edna, Sam, Elsie, Ruben, Emma, Eddie and Frieda....
  • Anona “Nonie” Niles was born on April 18, 1944 to Ruth (DeVries) and James Niles on the DeVries family homestead in Roberts. Nonie passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at her home in Fromberg. Nonie graduated from Columbia High School in 1962 in Richmond, Wash. The family later moved to Big Timber and in 1970 moved to Fromberg. She was...
  • Esther Olivia LaFrance, 86, of Hardin passed away March 30, 2013 in the Big Horn County Memorial Hospital. She was born April 24, 1926 in Minot, N. D., a daughter of Eric and Olga Norberg.  She received her degree in Civil engineering working on many projects. Esther married Dr. Richard F. LaFrance on Dec. 28, 1947.  The couple made...
  • Virginia Van Winkle died on Feb. 21, 2013. She was the daughter of Hugh and Eula Routh of Belfry. Virginia was born in Belfry and graduated from Belfry school. She married George Van Winkle of Bridger and settled in Seattle where they raised two daughters, Ganet Burr of Ventura, Calif., and Marly Hunziker of Federal Way, Wash. After her...