Monthly archive

May, 2013

  • Memorial services for longtime Red Lodge resident Irma M. Capps will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 11 at the Red Lodge Community Church. Interment will be in the John Henry Cemetery. Mrs. Capps, 97, died Feb. 27, 2013 in Lewistown. Cremation has taken place. Smith-Olcott Funeral Chapel is assisting with arrangements.
  • Hubert Charles Ostrum died suddenly on May 4, 2013 doing what he loved best, working cattle and spending time with Scott and Stefan. He was born on Nov. 2, 1937 in Columbus. Hubert is survived by his ex-wife, Bobbie Ostrum of Billings; his daughter, Robin Ostrum of Seattle, Wash.; and the three apples of his eyes, his grand-daughters, Tana,...
  •   Upon being informed of the theft in April, 2013, of 559 pounds of high explosives stored by the United State Forest Service (USFS) approximately two miles south of Red Lodge, Red Lodge parents of students in the schools sought answers and action at a press conference called by Red Lodge Police Chief Richard Pringle on Thursday, May 2 at...
  •     By Merv Coleman Special to the News Sally Martin part time resident of Red Lodge and co-founder /full time promoter of the Red Lodge Fun Run for Charities passed away last week, April 23 from a long battle with cancer. Sally and her husband, Don, operated, Lone Pine Lodging guest houses in Red Lodge. Their other residence was in...
  •   • RL School Trustee: Steve Haman (w) 362; Sandra J. Kelly (w) 346; Jack Ballard 148; Gary Russell 61 • RL High School Technology Fund: 435 for; 266 against • RL Elementary School Technology Fund: 374 for; 208 against • Luther/Roscoe Technology Fund: 39 for; 33 against
  •     After months of preparing posters and creating catchy and positive lifestyle slogans, Bridger’s chapter of JMG (Jobs of Montana Graduates), presented their projects at the annual State Conference in Missoula. On April 30- May 1, 17 schools from across the state convened at the Hilton Garden Inn to compete in various events...
  •   The U14 Joliet Lady Hawks had their last tournament Saturday May 4th at the Sports Plex in Billings.  One of their players went down with a sprained ankle in the second match, so they scrambled to pull it together in the morning matches.  “These girls did not give up.  They fought hard the rest of the afternoon and...
  •     The FCCLA team from Bridger who won first place at the State Conference for their anti-drunk driving project, “It’s Your Choice-Don’t Drink and Drive,” continues in its efforts to raise money to attend the National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tenn. The three High School Juniors, Shaniah Schwend, Emily...
  •   Aron G. Strange, a friend to a stranger... “Strange” to his friends. He was born in Wichita, Kan. on February 2, 1947. Aron graduated from Wichita Heights H.S., class of 1965. He was preceded in death by his parent's Ronald W. & Virginia L. (Ramsey) Strange. He was the eldest of three boys. Aron moved to Montana in 1978...
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