Monthly archive

April, 2014

  • A tough old cowboy and spray pilot for over 45-years, filed his final flight plan on April 16 and flew away to better times for a big reunion with loved family and friends. Wally was born Aug. 9, 1927 in Gallatin Gateway. He was the eldest child of Robert and Grace Blain. He attended schools in Washington State, Bozeman, Bridger, Belfry, Boyd, and...
  • To the Residents of Carbon County: I wish to again thank the community for all of your support following our recent family tragedy. It has meant so much to Eric and me. I would also like to thank my colleagues at Mountain View Clinic and Beartooth Billings Clinic for going above and beyond to cover my work duties at the clinic and the hospital. I...
  • With the arrival of warmer weather this month, Montana’s wild animals are starting to display their spring behavior. In Red Lodge, that presents an opportunity for conflicts with people. Already officials have chased one bear out of a garbage can that was not properly latched. Not long ago, the city would have had dozens of encounters by...
  • Last week’s Red Lodge Mayoral Forum at Honey’s touched on the subject of Hell’s Angels. Approximately 500 Hell’s Angels are said to be descending on Cody at the same time as the Beartooth Rally in Red Lodge. Mayor Ed Williams confirmed this but added that the City will have State and Federal resources available to it. He stressed he doesn’t expect...
  • Lion’s Park was packed with eager youngsters for the annual Easter Egg hunt. Although the search was not as difficult as in the past when snow lay roundabout, the enthusiasm was no less diminished. Pictured is Sawyer, 18 months old, with his egg-cellent finds.
  • Bill Barnes hula-hoops at the American Cancer Society Climb to Conquer Cancer of Red Lodge Kickoff at First Interstate Bank in Red Lodge, April 17. Event volunteers and participants gathered to launch their fundraising efforts for the year and inform how local cancer survivors and caregivers have benefitted from the funds raised at the Climb to...
  • On Monday, April 21, Jim Berve of Red Lodge, returned to the site of last year’s horror in Boston to run the Boston Marathon for the 3rd time. “That’s what made me want to do it, put a spike in it!” he said. He had no hesitations. “Last year, when you crossed the finish line after it went off, there was no winner,...
  • Be advised if you travel on Hauser, Villard or Word Avenues the Red Lodge Police Department will begin strictly enforcing the speed limits on these Avenues immediately. Recently the City has experienced numerous complaints about speeding in this area and the dangers speeding creates for the residents and those using the Parks, etc. The speeding...
  • A Wyoming man has pleaded not guilty in the theft of 559 pounds of explosives from a government bunker near Red Lodge. Budd James Nesius of Wheatland is charged with possession of stolen explosives. He entered his not-guilty plea Monday during a brief hearing in U.S. District Court in Billings. Officials discovered in April that the explosives...
  • Weather dependent, Red Lodge 8th to Robinson will begin the week of April 28. Goran, LLC will mobilize and begin work on Beartooth Lane. There will be no impacts to Broadway during mobilization and while work begins on Beartooth Lane. The project will beautify and improve Red Lodge. Its purpose is to improve safety, pavement conditions, access and...