Monthly archive

February, 2015

  • The recent news that the Red Lodge City police are getting a drug/track dog along with zippy new police cars has caused some consternation among residents. “Why so much police presence?” cries the chorus of protest. “We’re only a small town.” A small town, maybe so, but we’re not Mayberry any more. We’re a town that is growing and with growth...
  • Bridger defeated Harlowton in their opening game at the 6 C Districts in Red Lodge. The final score was 74-58. Despite a 3rd quarter rally from the Engineers, the Scouts were rarely troubled by their opponents. The towering wall of Ryan Zentner, Kolton Pospisil, Trent Goldsberry and Carson Roberts with the Whirling Dervish finesse of Austin Riddle...
  • Emma Fernandez spoke at Rotary last Thursday, Feb. 5, at Bridge Creek in Red Lodge to give an update on all the good work FoodCorps does in town. She had lots of praise for Red Lodge as well. “Here, they cook from scratch in the schools, that’s very unusual,” she said. She informed the group that one in three children in Montana...
  • Emma Fernandez spoke at Rotary last Thursday, Feb. 5, at Bridge Creek in Red Lodge to give an update on all the good work FoodCorps does in town. She had lots of praise for Red Lodge as well. “Here, they cook from scratch in the schools, that’s very unusual,” she said. She informed the group that one in three children in Montana...
  •  The Red Lodge school district recently received a $2,000 grant from Montana’s Office of Public Instruction to support the implementation of school wellness policies. The School Wellness In Action Mini Grant program will fund eleven school districts, including Red Lodge, through OPI’s Team Nutrition program. The grant in Red Lodge...
  • “It’s been ten years since there’s been a cub scout troop in Red Lodge,” said Cub Scout Troop Master, Samantha Thomas at Red Lodge Pizza Co. on Thursday evening, Feb 5, as nine scouts and a group of adults were engaged in various projects around the tables in the back room. The boys were the first members of the new, revived Cub Scout Troop #481...
  • On Dec. 21, 1942 Jim Job came into the game. On Jan. 27, 2015 he checked back out. He played the game with wisdom, kindness and personal responsibility. He used his time. Jim saw the sunrise over glass calm lakes, heard the songs of wild birds and mountain streams, smelled the pines and wildflowers of many summers. Jim tasted the breath of a free...
  • Sidne Henderson Overturf, 76, of Red Lodge, died Feb. 2, 2015, in Stanfield, Ariz. Cremation has taken place in Arizona. A celebration of her life will be held June 27 in Red Lodge. Mrs. Overturf was born Nov. 13, 1938, to Esther and Arnold Henderson. She devoted a large portion of her life to the recovery community and was proud of her 29 years...
  •                 It takes a village they say, but at the singles competition portion of the Red Lodge City Bowling Tournament for the T & G Plumbing team, Sunday, Feb. 8, a perfect 300 score by Dean Meyer had a lot to do with their success. “We haven’t received the final scores but it probably...