Monthly archive

February, 2015

  •  The Red Lodge school district recently received a $2,000 grant from Montana’s Office of Public Instruction to support the implementation of school wellness policies. The School Wellness In Action Mini Grant program will fund eleven school districts, including Red Lodge, through OPI’s Team Nutrition program. The grant in Red Lodge...
  • “It’s been ten years since there’s been a cub scout troop in Red Lodge,” said Cub Scout Troop Master, Samantha Thomas at Red Lodge Pizza Co. on Thursday evening, Feb 5, as nine scouts and a group of adults were engaged in various projects around the tables in the back room. The boys were the first members of the new, revived Cub Scout Troop #481...
  • On Dec. 21, 1942 Jim Job came into the game. On Jan. 27, 2015 he checked back out. He played the game with wisdom, kindness and personal responsibility. He used his time. Jim saw the sunrise over glass calm lakes, heard the songs of wild birds and mountain streams, smelled the pines and wildflowers of many summers. Jim tasted the breath of a free...
  • Sidne Henderson Overturf, 76, of Red Lodge, died Feb. 2, 2015, in Stanfield, Ariz. Cremation has taken place in Arizona. A celebration of her life will be held June 27 in Red Lodge. Mrs. Overturf was born Nov. 13, 1938, to Esther and Arnold Henderson. She devoted a large portion of her life to the recovery community and was proud of her 29 years...
  •                 It takes a village they say, but at the singles competition portion of the Red Lodge City Bowling Tournament for the T & G Plumbing team, Sunday, Feb. 8, a perfect 300 score by Dean Meyer had a lot to do with their success. “We haven’t received the final scores but it probably...
  • The rush for the roses is on and they are still the favorite flower when it comes to Valentine’s Day according to Beverly Parker who owns and operates The Flower Garage in Red Lodge. “Oh my,” she said on Tuesday, Feb 10, “it slowly rolls into a crazy fun, crazy busy time!” Distributors make sure shops have plenty on...
  • This Douglas Pine Fir (top) was one of a number of fallen trees in and around Red Lodge after 75 mph winds raced through Carbon County, Friday night and Saturday morning. The tree, located near the old Roosevelt School, tipped towards a house, damaging part of the eve and a deck. An eye witness to this scene was Rush Martinez who lives next door...
  • Freddie Coulter III of Wyoming received 20-years with 10 suspended for sexual assault on a minor when he appeared before Judge Blair Jones at Carbon County District Court last week. Coulter, 21, must also complete Sexual Offender Phase (SOP) 1 and 2 before he is eligible for community-based supervision. “This is not an easy probation,...
  • To the Editor, As a former mayor and City Council representative, please allow me to respond to the recent article reporting that the city of Red Lodge has “neglected” our water system and that water rates could increase “dramatically.” Every Council that I was on dutifully reviewed infrastructure needs yearly with the...
  • To the Editor, Why is it that President Obama must continue lecturing and insulting Americans, blaming us for the problems in the world? We are either too white, too privileged, too wealthy, and now even more insulting, too Christian. His scripted speech at the national Prayer Breakfast last week compared Americans to ISIS terrorists and Muslim...