Monthly archive

April, 2015

  • To the Editor, As president of Silver Run Ski Club, I led a group of dedicated skiers in launching what is now Red Lodge Mountain Resort. I also served as president of Grizzly Peak Inc., the corporation formed to finance the development, and then served on the ski area’s Board of Directors for approximately 20 years. Although I have a B.S....
  • To the Editor, I attended the informational meeting in Columbus and was impressed both by the new management of BEC, Lower Valley Electric, and by the process used to make that choice. In addition to the board, many members volunteered their time to serve on committees that provided valuable information and advice to the board. Working together,...
  • Jeffery “Jeff” Haskins, 58, of Red Lodge passed away at his home April 12, 2015. He was born, one of five children to Paul and Corabelle Haskins in DeRuyter, New York on Oct. 29, 1956. He was raised and educated in DeRuyter where he graduated from high school in 1974. Jeff was a master craftsman and in 1976 moved to Gillette, Wyoming,...
  • The race is over, the battle has been won. Fred Wennemar went to be with his Lord and Savior on April 13, 2015. Fred was born on July 15, 1931, the eldest of four children of Hubert John and Emma (Conrad) Wennemar. He attended schools at Dry Creek, Bridger and EMC Billings. Fred served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He married...
  • Tabitha N. Olson, 39, passed away in her home on April 13, 2014.  She has had numerous ongoing health problems.  Tabitha has been cremated and a celebration of life with family and friends has taken place. Tabitha was born in Tioga, North Dakota, July 22, 1975.  She is survived by her loving daughter Breanna Olson, mother and father...
  • Memorial services for Will G. Metz Jr., who passed away on Jan. 1, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri, at the age of 93, will be at Our Savior’s Episcopal Church, Joliet, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 9. Internment will be at the Joliet Cemetery, Joliet. Will was the son of Will Sr. and Irma Chilcott Metz of Sheridan, Wyoming. He was born May 13,...
  • Carl E. Lauritzen, 77, lost his battle with cancer April 14, 2015, at his home in Billings with his wife, Patty, and two children at his side. Carl was born to Einer and Agnes Lauritzen Aug. 12, 1937, in Vermillion, South Dakota where he was raised and graduated from Vermillion High School. He attended the University of South Dakota before joining...
  • William (Bill) Michael Hanna passed peacefully on April 14, 2015 from lung cancer. He was loved and comforted to his last breath on earth.  Bill was born in Lisbon, North Dakota on March 14, 1943 and he was the third son and fourth child of Lawrence and Frieda (Dick) Hanna. Bill grew up on the family farm and attended country school at...
  • Red Lodge High School has added an astronomy class to its curriculum this year. “It’s proven very popular,” said teacher Kirt Nell. “We put it in the biggest classroom and could only fit 23 and had to turn a ton of kids away,” he said. Nell said, “It’s funky, funky cool stuff! Stars being born and dying!...