Monthly archive

May, 2014

  • An August trial date has been set for a state senator charged with assaulting his young daughter, his estranged wife and her boyfriend. Officials in the Carbon County Clerk of Court's office said that the trial for Sen. Jason Priest is scheduled to start on Aug. 12. Priest was arrested on Feb. 1 after a disturbance outside his house....
  • An exhibition of quilts took place at the Red Lodge Civic Center last weekend. Called ‘Springtime in the Beartooths’ it was put on by the Town & Country Quilt Guild. For more photos please click on this link.
  • Red Lodge girls placed first at the Joliet Invitational last week with 114.5 points, 45.4 points ahead of the 2nd place team, Forsyth. Joliet took 6th with 36.5 points. Bridger, Fromberg and Roberts came 17th, 18th, and 19th re-spectively. In the boys table, Joliet took 5th place with 51 points, while Red Lodge finished the day in 9th with 26...
  • Betty Jane Weber's final wish was granted on April 4, 2014 when she was reunited with her beloved husband of 69 years Dick Weber, who preceded her in death in 2010.  Betty was born July 22, 1919 to parents Sadie Chesworth and Ernest Hecht in the small town of Washburn, N. D.  Her family moved to Miles City, when she was in grade...
  • After 40 years of valiant strength against the cruel disease Lupus; Lorrie lost the battle on Tuesday April 22, 2014. She was preceded in death by her loving parents John and Helen Machina, of Buffalo, N.Y., and her beloved best friend and “second soul mate” Ardyce Bechler of Joliet. She was a student advocate and powerful Professor at...
  • Toivo ‘Toby’ Lantta, age 91, passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014 while residing at The Willows assisted living center in Red Lodge. Toby was born Aug. 16, 1922 on his parents’ west bench farm near Red Lodge, the son of Andrew and Saima (Erving) Lantta. He attended elementary school at the rural Draper School and graduated from...
  • Mark T. “Ted” Day, 22, of Red Lodge, Montana died suddenly Tuesday, April 22, 2014. He was born March 3, 1992 in Red Lodge and was a lifelong area resident. In 2012 he received his GED and in 2013 completed one year at Northwest College in Powell, Wyoming where he studied Criminal Justice. Ted had a passion for cooking and enjoyed...
  • Funeral services for Wilda (Wid) Colvin will be held at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Red Lodge, Montana on Saturday, May 3 at 11a.m. A viewing will be held at the church prior to the funeral mass from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Graveside services will be in Riverside Cemetery, Cody, Wyoming on Monday, May 5 at 11 a.m. Wilda Colvin, 85, of Red Lodge,...
  •  Jim Noe, (left), Beartooth Billings Clinic volunteer board member, receives the 2014 Karas Service Award from Steve Muth, President of the Memorial Hospital Association d.b.a. Beartooth Billings Clinic. The award recognizes Noe’s years of service to Beartooth and is given in honor of the late Dr. Ben Karas. Also pictured are Dr. Karas...