Monthly archive

March, 2015

  • On Saturday, March 14th, the families, friends and students of Carbon County gathered at the Arts Guild to celebrate yet another successful student art show.  Every year, the Carbon County Arts Guild challenges the area students to create works of art for display.  Students from all grades and from many of the...
  • “The Times They Are A Changin’,” sang Bob Dylan more than 50 years ago, and indeed they seem to be doing just that. Recently, five students from Ronan High School, facing drug-distribution charges, and a Bozeman High School student caught with marijuana, have all been reinstated to their respective schools, albeit with...
  • On March 1, 2015, the world lost a beloved husband, father, and friend. Richard Allyn Bullock was born on Oct. 9, 1943, in San Diego, California. His parents, Pearl H. Motzkus and Orrin C. Bullock, had come to San Diego from Missouri to work during World War II. Richard had a wonderful childhood filled with sports, going to the beach, and playing...
  • The last surviving child of Arvid and Ellen Wilson, long-time area residents, has passed away in Bell, California, as she neared her 105th birthday. Esther and her siblings Bertha, Martha and William A., were all born in Red Lodge, where their father worked in the coalmines. While young children, the family moved to their homestead farm in the...
  • Updated Story From 03/26/15 Roberts School Superintendent Alex Ator said the 4 day school week calendar and schedules passed the board on a 2-year trial, at 4-1. “So Roberts will be doing a 4 day calendar in 15-16 and 16-17,’ he said. More on the story next week. See www.roberts.k12.mt.us for information.   Story From 03/19/15...
  • The National Finals Ski-Joring Races took place last weekend at the Home of Champions Rodeo Grounds, west of Red Lodge. Hosted by the Red Lodge Ski-Joring Association.  To see more photos  click here. Download the offical results below. 
  • To the Editor, The Joliet Volunteer Fire Department would like to thank the community for the great turnout on our annual bingo and silent auction fundraiser. We had lots of support from local businesses and individuals who donated great prizes of all types, and great support from those that attended the fundraiser. We would also like to thank the...
  • To the Editor, The argument continues in 2015… eastern Montana communities need help dealing with the massive oil boom. How will we help them address the impacts of such rapid growth and industrial impacts? Some argue for a tax appropriation, while others want to issue bonds to help these towns. The thing is, we wouldn’t be having...
  • When it comes to handing out love, Joliet knows how to do it. Last Thursday, March 5, around 80 citizens of the town joined together and came out in support of the Stephenson and French family who had lost their daughter Jessica French Stephenson in December 2013 after she was killed while trying to report a domestic dispute between a Billings...
  • The Lady Rams season came to an end too early as they lost to Columbus in the loser out game at the Southern B Divisional tournament in Billings. The team’s endeavors took a jolt when they lost their opener to Colstrip 50-20. The Colts had given the Lady Rams a difficult task as they went 30-3 up by the half. The Rams couldn’t find the...