Monthly archive

May, 2014

  • The Southern C Dvisionals were held at Laurel last week. Both the boys and girls teams from Bridger, Fromberg and Roberts failed to make it into the top five finishers, which would have secured them a place at State. Bridger boys came close to achieving the magic number, finishing 9th with 21 points, only 12 points off the target. Boys Team scores...
  • Both the girls track teams for Joliet and Red Lodge and Joliet boys made it to the state finals last week at Southern B Divisionals in Laurel. They will travel to Butte for the May 30-31 games. Joliet girls took home the 4th place with 56 points, just beating Red Lodge on 53.25 points. In the boys events, Joliet secured the 7th place berth with 28...
  • Alice C. Hayden, 87, of Bridger, died Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at Cedar Wood Healthcare Community in Red Lodge. Cremation is planned. Memorial services will be announced at a later date. Smith-Olcott Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  • The 2014 Grand Marshal for the 85th Annual Home of Champions Rodeo Parades July 2- 4 will be Don Coutts, a long time teamster, who arrived in Red Lodge June 1, 1960. Coutts was born on a sheep ranch in Bowman, N. D., on Aug. 26, 1922, and started driving a team and wagon at about the age of 11. Some 80 years later he’s still going strong. In...
  • A great big ‘Thank You’ to all who participated, your generosity was overwhelming! Scott Cope Red Lodge Police
  • Well, Red Lodge, you’ve done it again. Once again, you are “outsourcing” throughout the U.S. for a police chief. I fail to see the logic in this. It is certainly not cost effective especially when the Red Lodge PD has two well qualified and exemplary officers, either of whom would fill the Chief’s position with honor and...
  • Long ago a first year Cody High School band teacher, the late Richard Jensen, met his students. Inspired by his dedication, some became music educators and performers. Several of Mr. Jensen's students, myself included, are today members of the Alte Kameraden Band of Red Lodge -- which might not have been the case, lacking our t eache r ' s...
  • If there is a good reason to oppose Initiative 168 (Letter, Dianne Wyss, May 22), I can’t imagine what it could be unless it’s the need to hide sources of financial support. Citizens have a right to this information. No political party, ideology, or religious group is singled out in the text of the initiative. Ye t , a c c o r d ing t...
  • The Elks Club forum for candidates on Thursday on May 22 turned into a showcase for a resurgent Republican Party. The only races in partisan contention for the June 3 primaries are the Republican slots for the state Senate and House, so the session focused on the four candidates in these races – Seth Berglee and Julie Bauwens Jones for the...