Monthly archive

July, 2014

  • Just as the paint flowed so did the money at the 41st Art in the Beartooths held at Lions Park last weekend. Not only did the three signature artists, Kevin Red Star, Susan Spero, and David McMasters help to raise over $20,000 for the hosts, the Carbon County Arts Guild, but every other artists’ work caught fire with sales between $500 to $4...
  • Winners of the DeVries Memorial Saddles (high money winner-boy and girl) Junior Boy Tristan Hoffman, Huntley, and Junior Girl Bella Fossum, Billings. Senior Boys All-Around (Buckle Sponsor-Pelican Truck Plaza, Miller’s Horse Palace, Laurel): Wil Griffel, Columbus Senior Girls All-Around (Buckle Sponsor-Crowley Fleck PLLP, Joe Kresslein,...
  • 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...
  • Bruce Wayne Rintala passed away at the age of 59 at his home with his family caring for his every need. He is finally released from the pain and disability he has endured for quite some time. Bruce was born June 17, 1955, in Red Lodge to Hugo and Irene Rintala. After graduating from high school there he served his country in the Army. He came to...
  • Raymond (Ray) Patana, 81, of Benson, Ariz., passed away July 1, 2014 in Tucson, Ariz. He was born Aug. 25, 1932 in Russia, the son of Helmi and Arne Patana. When just weeks old his family returned to Red Lodge where he was raised, graduating from Red Lodge High School in 1950. After graduation he entered the Navy and upon discharge he attended...
  • Our beloved father, husband, brother and friend passed away in the early morning hours on July 10, 2014 in Red Lodge of natural causes. Mike was born on June 26, 1926 in Decatur, Ill., to Mark and Emma Kane. He grew up on the family farm in Carrollton, Ill., with his parents and brother, James. In 1943, at the age of seventeen, he enlisted in the...
  • A one-vehicle crash occurred north of Red Lodge, July 14, near the KOA Campground. According to the Carbon County Sheriff’s Department the driver was apparently distracted when she reached for her cell phone and her vehicle, a minivan, went off Highway 212 into a ditch and then along a clearing of trees before hitting a tree dead center....
  • Red Lodge Mayor Ed Williams announced Thursday that after meeting with MDOT and Goran officials construction on Highway 212, north of Red Lodge,  will be stopped this evening, July 17 and begin again on Monday July 21. The move was made to accomodate the immense amount of traffic expected for the Beartooth Rally. Yesterday Mayor Williams had...