Monthly archive

May, 2015

  • Water, sewer debate brings up fixed-income issue By Alastair Baker News Editor A question about how the Red Lodge City Council will provide for elderly people on fixed incomes, with the proposed water and sewer rates hike, has yet to be solved. Council member Bill Foisy told those attending the public meeting last Tuesday that the council is...
  • Joliet’s TruAnn Roginske helped the girls’ team finished 7th at the State B track at Kalispell last weekend. Roginske took 1st in both the 100M and the 200M with times of 12.50 and 25.7 respectively. She also came in 3rd in the triple jump with 35-5 and 5th in the long jump with 16-5.52. In the preliminary heat of the 100M Roginske...
  • Today, May 22, 2015 marks the opening of the Beartooth Highway for the season. Snowplows and maintenance crews have been hard at work for several weeks to ready the highway for travel on this Memorial Day weekend holiday. The beautiful weather and reports of big horn sheep sightings this morning add to the excitement of this highly anticipated...
  • Flying the flag for Carbon County at the Southern B Divisionals in Laurel was the Joliet J-Hawks girls team who finished 4th at the meet. The Lady Rams came in 8th with 28.9 points. Both boys’ teams got caught up in traffic with Red Lodge ending up in 9th place and Joliet in 13th. Tru Roginske of Joliet took home a hat trick of top finishes...
  • Lily Kraft, 18, of Bridger has been named the West Region Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for her leadership in the fight against tobacco. Kraft was honored at a gala in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, May 14. Kraft is the first high school student appointed to the Montana Tobacco Advisory Board, which advises the...
  • On May 11, 2015, Samuel Floyd Giovetti, Sr., 81 years of age was called home to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ and all his family members who have gone before him. A happy and glorious reunion. He was born March 2, 1934, in Red Lodge, Montana to Peter and Lottie Giovetti. Sam attended school in Bearcreek, Montana. He served 4 years in...
  • Richard E. Julio, 52, of Red Lodge, passed away from cancer Monday at the Beartooth Billings Clinic in Red Lodge. Richard was born in Butte, and worked as a journeyman meat cutter at the Beartooth Market. He is survived by his wife, Julie Julio; 4 sisters; 1 brother; and 1 son. Smith-Olcott Funeral Chapel is assisting with arrangements.
  • Charlie Hall, 66 of Red Lodge went to be with the Lord after passing away suddenly from a heart attack in his sleep on May 17, 2015.  Charlie was born to Tony and Amy Hall and raised in Billings, graduating from Senior High School in 1967. He married his wife, Margene of 45 years, in 1970. They moved to Red Lodge in 1977 and built a home on a...