Monthly archive

May, 2013

  • Students from Mrs. Woodden and Mr. Sager’s third grade classes from Red Lodge Mountain View Elementary were treated to lessons in fly fishing from gentlemen from Magic City Fly Fishers from Billings last week.   Children were lined up practicing casting in the field behind the Civic Center.  They looked like they were having a...
  • Both Bridger boys and Roberts girls led their teams to good standing at the Southern C Divisionals at Laurel, May 16. Wyatt Schroeder, Tyler Dravetsky, Dan Lavy, and Trent Goldsberry, all of Bridger did well in the track meets while Hayden Nelson, and Kacey Bertolino, excelled for Roberts. Boys Team scores -- Terry 77, Broadview-Lavina 71,...
  • The Southern B Divisionals were held at Laurel, May 16. The Red Boys finished 2nd overall with 61 points, behind Manhattan on 96. Joliet boys came 7th in a field of 16 teams finishing with 37 points. For the girls teams Red Lodge placed 4th with 57 points, Joliet 9th with 31 points. Red Lodge Andy Nordstrom led the charge in the 100 meters, 200...
  •   Elsa LaVerne Koski, 84, passed away at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center, Grants pass, Ore., on Friday, May 10, 2013. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m.  Friday, May 24 at Bethany Presbyterian Church with Steve Parker, pastor, officiating.  A graveside service will be at Joliet Cemetery in Joliet, Montana at a later date...
  •   The ashes of Elizabeth Jane Teesedale Wetherbee Short will be buried  on Sunday, June 9, at 10:30 a.m. at Bridger Cemetery.  
  •   Alice Dagmar Collins was born to John Henry Collins V and Alice Lahti Collins on Sept. 25, 1928 in Red Lodge.  During the Great Depression while her father worked on the construction of the Beartooth Highway, they lived in a tent south of Red Lodge.  The family lived in more permanent shelter during the winters.  Her brother...
  •   Cut Bank and Roberts – Donald Edward Jarvenpaa, 77, retired high-voltage lineman, farmer, and rancher made his transition peacefully at 10:17 a.m., May 17, 2013 in the Billings Clinic ICU with several family members and Rev Richard Stone at his side. Don lived an extremely fulfilling life, including his last 17 courageous days in ICU...
  •   To the Editor: Even though the Luther School mill levy failed by the smallest of margins, (the May 13 Luther Board canvas results showed 107 ballots cast with 53 for and 54 against), we want to thank all of those who took time to vote and participate in the democratic process.  Luther School teaches essential lessons about our...
  • To the Editor: We were listening to Larry Kudlow on the radio Saturday and heard that Senator Max Baucus et al requested the IRS "crack down" on Conservative and TEA Party groups, this from U.S. Senator Ron Johnson.  What a disappointment and shame to have Montana mentioned in this context.  Senator Baucus certainly doesn'...
  •   To the Editor: Nashville recording artists Joey + Rory's performance delighted 230 attendees this past Saturday at the 6th Annual Fundraiser to benefit the Beartooth Humane Alliance. This fun-filled evening of Joey + Rory's unique charm and talent had us laughing and crying. A net amount of $23,000 was raised to help animals in...