Monthly archive

August, 2015

  • Dr. C. Jane Estelle died peacefully and surrounded by her family on July 23 from complications due to pneumonia.  Born June 22, 1951 to parents Theodore Watson Young and Marjorie Terry Young, she spent her youth in Casper, Wyoming but quickly became a citizen of the world. Jane was Montana’s first Board-Certified Registered Art...

July, 2015

  • Jacob Bruce Herman passed away peacefully of cancer on July 24, 2015 at the Beartooth Billings Clinic Hospital in Red Lodge. Bruce was born on Aug. 26, 1941 in Alliance, Nebraska to Phyllis (Thompson) and Lester Herman. Bruce and Shirley (Garner) were married June 10, 1962. To this union 4 children were born: Shelley, Shae, Brad and Dever. Bruce...
  • To the Editor, Due to the increasing demands and desires of my work and personal life they no longer allow me the extra time to effectively serve the voters of Ward 2 and the City. Effective July 22, 2015, I resign my duties as Ward 2 councilperson. It has been a pleasure working with all of you and I look forward to seeing you in town....
  • To the Editor, This letter is in response to Mayor Williams’ letter criticizing Commissioner Tucker and myself for our positions on the speed study on Highway 212 north of Red Lodge. In the interest of space I will not attempt to deal with the editing of comments, comments out of context, and misinformation contained in the letter. In...
  • It is July 14, 2015, about 8:49 PM at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab (APL), and the room is packed with reporters, invited guests, and mission and spacecraft engineers whose work is done and they await the outcome of their fourteen years of labor. On the big screen is the image of the mission control room a few yards away and...
  • The weather was cooperating for a beautiful week for the Carbon County Fair from Tuesday, July 21 through Saturday, July 25 up at the Carbon County Fairgrounds above Red Lodge. There were a range of animal presentations by youths from rabbits to llamas along with the usual bulls, sheep and horses. All around the fairgrounds, kids were managing and...
  • Approximately 500 feet of a new trail loop has been added to the Coal Miner’s Park Area Trails situated around the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary (YWS) and Red Lodge High School. The extension is located at the end of Beartooth Lane, also a new non-motorized trail that runs behind the YWS that was recently opened for bikes and walkers. The...
  • The sun was shining and there were just enough clouds to make a perfectly comfortable July setting for a Western themed Montana Shakespeare in the Parks (Shakespeare) at Lions Park in Red Lodge on Friday evening, July 24. A record crowd of approximately 3-400 people showed up to picnic, socialize and share some Shakespeare. “Most people ever...
  • A man wanted in connection with a double homicide near Pryor has been detained according to the Park County, Wyo., Sheriff’s Facebook page. He was apprehended two hours after the shooting at 12:30 p.m. on Greybull River Road, 8 miles north of Meeteetse, Wyo., and is presently being held at the Park County Detention Center in Cody. FBI, MHP,...