Monthly archive

January, 2015

  • A passerby saw the open gate to property owned by Win, LLC near the top of Brewery Hill in Red Lodge, Jan. 5, with the chain that should have closed it hanging open and broken. “I saw that the gate was open and a truck was inside. There was a large equipment carrier waiting across the street,” said the on-looker who did not wished to...
  • Father Denis Keane, formerly of St. Agnes Church, shared his thoughts in his last sermon for a New Year of healing and forgiveness. Some highlights are set forth below. The theme was that we can’t change the past, but with God’s help, we can change our memory of it and no longer be victimized by the past. “We were formed by...
  • To the Editor, I am a produce farmer and one of the landowners who are working with the County Commissioners to establish the Silvertip Zone in Belfry.  Our goal is to protect our health, safety, water, property rights and livelihoods. The zone is the result of a year’s worth of work by a lot of people. I want to particularly thank the...
  • Juanita was born Aug. 23, 1923 in Red Lodge, the daughter of Catherine Ann and Rudolph Brozovich. She attended school in Red Lodge and later married James “Jimmy” Gerondale. They had two sons, Ron (Carolyn) Gerondale and Tom Gerondale. Jimmy died tragically in an automobile accident. Mom remained in the Red Lodge area and in 1949...
  • Dale Edward Johnson, the son of Lee and Eleanor Johnson, was born Oct. 17, 1978, in Columbus.  Dale graduated from Billings West High School with Highest Honors in 1997. He was employed through Valcon City Service; hauling aviation fuel.  On Jan. 20, 2001, Dale married his high school sweetheart, Janel Leigh...
  • When Dick Nolan of Red Lodge decided to go on a bike ride along the West Coast of the United States, he didn’t realize how much interest this trip would create. Recently reaching the age of 70 may have had something to do with it, as might the 35 year hiatus since his last marathon bike trip in the area and maybe because he was using his...

December, 2014

  • We’ve all experienced a time when our next meal seemed as distant away as the planets: how the pangs of hunger and lack of company always hurt that little bit more around the holiday seasons. For a year now, Lee Merck has been attempting to put a dent in these feelings by orchestrating dinners once a week on a Tuesday at the Legacy Lodge in...
  • To the Editor, Thanks to the warm embrace of the community, over 213 donated toys, gift cards, and cash donations were made to support the Toy Drive to the tune of $3,100! Just because Toys for Tots is taking a break this year doesn’t mean the need took one as well. To ensure all kids had a gift to open this holiday season the Community...
  • Adeline Jurissi Donnes By Eleanor Guerrero CCN Senior Reporter What would you do when you turn 100? If you are Adeline Jurissi Donnes, you share your good fortune with 110 relatives, friends and strangers in Red Lodge. Donnes shared her long life and good cheer by buying lunch for every attendee at the Red Lodge Senior Center on Wednesday, Dec. 17...