Monthly archive

July, 2014

  • It’s not a new fast food dish nor is it an expression of getting into problems but is in fact a sport. Pickleball. Remember the name, it’s hard not to, because this sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis, is making a big comeback across the country. It is the most popular sport you’ve never heard of...
  • Ronald Bruce Baker, 64, of Missoula, set his spirit free from his worldly vessel on Sunday, April 6, 2014. He was surrounded by his devoted family at St. Patrick's Hospital in Missoula. Memorial services are planned for 2 p.m. on July 27 at the Rock Creek Resort, Banquet Reception Hall, in Red Lodge, MT. 6380 US 212, Red Lodge, MT 59068. It is...
  • Mi l ton Coutu died peacefully on July 13, 2014 in Scottsdale, Ariz., at the age of 97. He was born on June 5, 1917 in Helena. He graduated from Carroll Co l l e g e , He l ena and Creighton School of Medicine, Omah, Neb., and while in college served as a Captain in the Army Medical Corps. Milt, or Doc Coutu as he was known by those he served,...
  • "Forever Married - July 21, 1946". On that beautiful day Howard R. Crumbacher and Norma A. Jacobson were married in Red lodge. This earthly union lasted over 57 years until Norma went to be with the Lord on Feb. 24, 2004. Howard grieved his bride's loss with a heavy heart, yet vibrantly lived and continued to love his family and...
  • By all accounts the Beartooth Rally weekend in Red Lodge was a quiet affair with little to no problems for the authorities. Mayor Ed Williams said it was “fabulous, a non-event for us.” “The main problems were some local people, but mostly it was very quiet. Our police did a very good job. Being out on foot patrol and moving...
  • The Red Lodge Theater Company is up to more live stage shenanigans July 24 – 27, Thursday through Sunday as the troupe stages an old fashioned melodrama farce, “The day Black Bart Balderdash and dangerous Dan McGrew went to dueling at Miss Kitty’s Golden Nugget Saloon” written by John Donald O’Shea and directed by...
  • Photo by Kristan Apodaca A two-vehicle crash involving a car and a truck pulling a trailer resulted in the death of a 59-year-old Park City man. The incident occurred at 2:15 p.m. July 21 near the Roberts rest stop heading towards Joliet. According to Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Todd Hagenbuch the man, driving a 1971 Dodge Dart, was on the...
  • This year marks William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday and to celebrate that fact two birthday cakes were made by Melissa Davis, a freelance caterer in Red Lodge, and presented at the Shakespeare in the Park performance July 15. (Left) Some of the cast from Shakespeare in the Park also sang Happy Birthday to the Bard prior to their performance...
  • Smokey hazy skies seen over Carbon County are because of upper winds carrying smoke from large fires in Canada, Idaho and Washington.