Monthly archive

May, 2014

  • A Cross-Curricular Medieval/ Renaissance Unit was held at Belfry School this week, allowing the students to interact with history. The students, who dressed up and made many castles, learned about kite making, alchemy, falconry as well as enjoying a Maypole dance, a puppet show, jousting, and a catapult display. They also learned about a female...
  • The Red Lodge School of Dance presented its annual show at the Veterans Memorial Civic Center on Friday and Saturday. The theme, ''Forces of Nature" featured a multitude of age groups in colorful costumes perfoming imaginative dances of all styles. For more photos by Gene Rodman please click on this link http://carboncountynews....
  •  An excavator on a trailer  became uncoupled from a dump truck May 7  on Highway 421 near Joliet. The dump truck was pulling the trailer. Fortunately no one was hurt in this incident. The Joliet Rural Volunteer Fire Department, Joliet Police Department, Carbon County Sheriff Department, Montana Highway Patrol, Carbon County DES, and...
  • Erin Marie Johnson, daughter of Mark and Brenda Johnson of Joliet will graduate from Carroll College in Helena on Saturday, May 10. She will receive a B.S. with a double major in Communications and Public Relations and her minor in T.V. Production. She graduates with honors and has been selected for the Walter Cronkite Graduate Program at Arizona...
  • On Saturday, May 3, the Beartooth Humane Alliance (BHA) honored students at Carbon County Schools with awards for a contest called "Breaking the Chain." Teachers were encouraged to have their students complete essays on the topic of a fictional abused dog named Barkley. “We chose a 1st place and an honorable mention from each...
  • On Wednesday, April 30, the Board of Trustees of Beartooth Electric Cooperative (BEC), met in Red Lodge at the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation for their monthly meeting. For discussion, were some of the latest filings and ongoing negotiations with the Southern Montana Electric Generation and Transmission Cooperative, Inc. (Southern) bankruptcy...
  • Albert Crowder was filled with pride that he will be going to the 2014 (Special Olympics) National Games in basketball in June in New Jersey. “About a team of eight is going,” he said with a smile. “I am the only one from Carbon County.” Crowder has been active in basketball only the last few years. “Katie got me involved,” he explained,...
  • By Michael Beckel SPECIAL TO THE NEWS Center for Public Integrity A secretive nonprofit connected to a pair of conservative Montana state senators, which spent heavily during the state’s contested 2012 Supreme Court race, raised more than $900,000 in 2012, according to a tax filing. Five unnamed donors accounted for 70 percent of the...
  • Charlene Rae Daffin went to be with our Lord on March 21, 2014. Services will be held for her in Hemet, Calif., May 9, 2014. We want to thank the staff at St. Vincent Medical Clinic and Dr. Fouts and Dr. McNamer for taking great care of my sister. Special thanks to all who watched over her, and Praxton for the fresh fish she enjoyed so much. To...