Monthly archive

October, 2014

  • Clara Elizabeth Sirrine Brown was born June 24, 1933 in Chance, to Mary Zorena VanVelsor and Orton Noble Sirrine. She passed to be with her beloved husband, Deder and son, Douglas Orton, Oct. 11, 2014. Clara and Deder were married May 2, 1950 in Red Lodge. They had five children, Doug, Albert (Debbi), Dena (Dean) Spaulding, Rene, and Candy(Randy...
  • Pony was born in New York City on Nov. 5, 1937, at City Hospital, the only son of Angier Biddle Duke and Priscilla St. George. He went to the happy hunting grounds on Oct. 8, 2014, as the oldest living descendant of Washington Duke (endower and namesake of Duke University). He was Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s third cousin and a direct...
  • The Red Lodge Lady Rams traveled to Manhattan Christian this past Saturday and returned home as this year’s tournament champions. It was a crowded field of eighteen teams, mainly from the western and northern part of the state. The girls had a fairly easy time with the morning pool games, (one game to 21). They lost only one game in a tight...
  • Marian E. Abbott of Fromberg passed away peacefully on Oct. 4, surrounded by h e r f ami l y a n d friends at Billings Clinic ICU.   Funeral services will be held Oct. 9 at 1 p.m. at the Clarks Fork Valley Baptist Church, Bridger.   Ar r ang ement s are by Cremation & Funeral Gallery.   For the full obituary and to send...
  • To the Editor, Although oil and gas companies would have you believe otherwise, the regulations they must follow while drilling do not protect landowners and their water supplies from contamination. They don’t even come close. The Energy Corporation of America has plans to “bring something like the Bakken” to the Beartooths. They...
  • To the Editor, I love this country! That a few hundred million imperfect people can govern themselves on this planet in pursuit of happiness and with liberty and justice for all is an amazing feat and a tribute to the rule of law. At a snail's pace we identify the injustices that we perpetrate and, inch by inch and lawsuit by lawsuit and...
  • To the Editor, A nationally acclaimed pistol shooting champ and firearms instructor; a combat veteran; an honor student and science major - Seth Berglee, smart, poised, articulate and modest, is prepared to take on the issues facing Montana in the coming years. His belief that Montanans are best at solving Montana problems came through in the...
  • To the Editor, In the past, it has not been a practice of mine to support a political candidate through the press. In this race for public office I feel compelled to speak up for Mitzi Vorachek. I became aquainted with Mitzi over 15 years ago when she and her husband, Jim, first moved to Red Lodge. They joined the church my wife and I attended and...
  • To the Editor, And a special thanks to our hardworking candidates. I especially want to thank Seth Berglee for offering his experience to Carbon County. Thank you for your Service. In his almost 30 years, Seth has had more experience than most of us in a lifetime, and congratulations, Seth, for winning the Billings Top Shot Tournament. I have...
  • To the Editor, I am not usually a person who endorses candidates publicly (I am somewhat allergic to campaign signs and ads), but in this upcoming election I feel very strongly that Mitzi Vorachek, candidate for House seat H58, best represents the hopes of our community. Mitzi has a proven record of helping others make their own lives better....