Monthly archive

September, 2014

  • It was another packed house so to speak at the 35th Annual Labor Day Arts Fair at Lion’s Club Park. The event, sponsored by the Carbon County Arts Guild and Depot Gallery, saw 90 plus vendors displaying items from tie-dye socks to sculptures of bears. The High Country Cowboys provided part of the entertainment.
  • A Celebration of Life was hosted by Beartooth Hospice Aug. 27 at Rock Creek Resort. Dr. Bill George, Medical Director of Beartooth Hospice, opened proceedings by telling the 60 strong crowd, that it is “important to pause in our present work and appreciate moments that we shared with your loved ones and with you and family and friends....
  • Vernon Larson, of Republic Services, was honored by Red Lodge, Mayor Ed Williams with a certificate for his years of service to Red Lodge, Aug. 29. Larson Is moving with his wife to Phoenix after working in Red Lodge for 11 ½ years. “I’ve enjoyed every minute of it and do everything I can to help everybody. When you enjoy what...
  • The 1st Annual Fireman’s Pig Roast and Fromberg Fest, Aug. 30, helped to raise $1,700 for the department. The money will be used for equipment. People came from Red Lodge and Billings as well as surrounding towns to help with the cause despite the rain. The event was held at the Tomahawk Café, north of town. Fromberg Fire Chief Mike...
  • Debbie Tomicich, Red Lodge City Clerk and Recorder, celebrated her retirement at City Hall, Aug. 29, with city employees and members of the public. “I loved this job the day I walked in,” said Tomicich, “and I still love it today and I’ve loved it in-between for the last 31 years. I’ve worked with some wonderful...
  • The Red Lodge Area Community Foundation’s (RLACF) annual Fun Run got off to a wet but enthusiastic start as a record 1058 registered runners surged forward down Broadway at the crack of the starting shot. “It’s the first time it’s ever rained,” commented observer Merv Coleman, Red Lodge, as he looked skyward. Even...

August, 2014

  • Students around Carbon County went back to school this week. On Tuesday, Luther students reentered the academic world while on Wednesday it was the turn of Red Lodge, Joliet, Roberts and Bridger.
  • On Tuesday, Aug. 26, the Carbon County Commissioners met with the public at their office in Red Lodge to discuss updates on the West Fork Rock Creek Road project south of Red Lodge. Greg Gifford, Western Federal Lands Highway Division Project Manager, said there weren’t a lot of big things going on but a lot of small details. Seventy percent...
  • Photo by Alastair Baker A stunning scenic park of fir trees and bushes has risen around the Beartooth Billings Clinic (BBC) in Red Lodge. The newly installed landscaping was funded through the original USDA construction loan with funds that were reserved for finish landscaping. No donor or operating funds were used for this project. Kelley Evans,...