Monthly archive

June, 2014

  • “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Lao Tzu Thank you everyone who helped me celebrate that first step taken nearly forty years ago, when I began teaching at Roberts School. My surprise retirement party following the Spring Concert was overwhelming! Thanks to hundreds of hours of preparation by dozens of family...
  • Red Lodge Fire Department’s Wildfire Awareness Open House listened to a talk given by Australians Jason Sharples and Bob Cechet about experiences they’ve had and witnessed in their own country regarding fires. Sharples is an associate professor at the University of New South Wales, and a rural fire fighter for the Gungahlin Brigade, a...
  • A vehicle rollover north of Laurel heading towards Red Lodge on Tuesday June 6 involved only one vehicle. According to Carbon County Sheriff ’s documents the man was driving a Subaru that had a flatbed trailer pulling a truck on it towards Red Lodge when he lost control and began to swerve causing his car and the trailer to flip. He was not...
  • A dog shot in Joliet for attacking chickens was shot on Carbon County land not City. The incident happened May 25 when the owner’s of the dog let the animal out and it ran to their neighbor’s yard and started attacking the neighbors chickens. The owner of the chickens tried to fend the dog off using a stick according to the Carbon...
  • Celebrating the Beartooth Elks Lodge’s building 100 years in Red Lodge, Pam Todd spoke at the Historical Society and Museum about how the Elks were created. Todd began her speech saying, “today the Elks is a charitable, fraternity organization non profit. We support many different charities, some local lodges, and some pick projects...
  • Rockstar Angel Foundation began their first successful start to raising money for charities, causes and families at the Joliet Community Center on June 7- 8. The Foundation is in memory of Jessica Stephenson who tragically passed away on Dec. 21, 2013 and was created by her family and friends on Feb. 22, 2014 at a family gathering celebration. The...
  • At the regular meeting of the Bridger Town Council, June 3, the Bridger Business Community and Town Council presented Sam and Monica McDowell with Montana Silversmith commemorative belt buckles in recognition of their years of devoted service to the annual Bridger Youth Rodeo. Fifty years is a milestone for Youth Rodeo in Montana and the McDowell...
  • Wave upon wave of keyboards, computers, TVs, record players, radios and any other imaginable technological device filled with wiring, lead, mercury lights, and batteries turned up at the Rewind event at the First Interstate Bank last weekend. In the midst of this came a horse trailer delivering tons of the pre-event pick up that had already taken...
  • A man arrested in Red Lodge for a DUI earlier this week and subsequently escaped from custody was arrested in Park County, Wyo., around 5:30 p.m., June 7. Philip A. Napoli, 50, was stopped for felony impaired driving in Red Lodge last week and while being processed at the Sheriff ’s office, escaped. He was found after Park County Sheriff...
  • A Subaru caught fire on E. 12th Street, Red Lodge, Saturday afternoon. No one was hurt in the incident. The car, owned by Maybelle Wexler,caught fire only seconds after Wexler and her dog, a 5 year old Miniature Pinscher called Sara, exited the vehicle. Wexler said she had been to the post office and had just driven down by Rock Creek to see the...