Monthly archive

January, 2015

  • James F. Eichler passed away peacefully at the Fort Harrison VA Hospital on the evening of Jan. 3, 2015.  Jim was the only child born to Chauncey "Ike" Eichler and Edith Bemis Eichler on July 20, 1923 in Yorba Linda, Calif.  Following graduation from Fullerton High School, he attended one year at Fullerton College and he...
  • An early morning fire broke out at a Luther residence Jan. 13. Red Lodge Fire Department was paged at 4:18 a.m. to attend a structure fire on Highway 78, at MM 12. The fire was controlled by 8:42 a.m. Up to 30-40 firefighters, from Absarokee, Joliet, Roberts, and Belfry, fought the blaze with 17 fire trucks, 3 engines, 8 water tenders, 3...
  • Red Lodge Mayor Ed Williams swears in Bill Foisy, Bill Larson and Council President Mike Schoenike at the council meeting, Jan. 13. The Council voted to keep their committee assignments, Williams adding, "I do appreciate the job the committee's have done in the past year, it has been exceptional in my view, what we have been able to accomplishment...
  • Red Lodge Public Works held a Snow Party Jan. 14 along Broadway to remove the ever growing snow piles from Broadway. Work started at 3 a.m.
  • Red Lodge Council President Mike Schoenike brought up the specter of water and sewer rates at the end of the City's council meeting, Jan. 13. Admitting he was not looking forward to the "public's reaction" he told council that "it's been almost 8 years since the last study on the water rates and almost 17-18 years for...
  • Joliet Police Chief Kyle Croft has been suspended. Croft’s suspension started Dec. 31. No reason for the suspension has been given and the case is under investigation. Joliet Mayor Harley Sorrells said Croft's status will be re-evaluated Thursday. The Stillwater County Attorney's Office will handle further investigation to avoid any...
  • Carbon County Search and Rescue have find the body of 34 year old Michael Phillips. He was found on Saturday 3/4 of a mile from a friend's house in Joliet where he had been visiting. No more information  is availabe at present. Phillips, had been last seen at approximately 4 a.m. Jan. 9 walking east out of Joliet. He had been at a friend...