Monthly archive

November, 2014

  • RED LODGE - The initial results of a midterm election that tipped the balance of power in the US Senate into the hands of the GOP almost immediately spelled victory for a Montana Republican who captured a U.S. Senate seat that was previously occupied by Democrats for almost 100 years. Republican Steve Daines easily edged out his Democrat contender...
  • Betty Koon, 90, of Red Lodge died on Oct. 28 after a lengthy illness. Betty was born in Mitchell, S.D., in 1923. Her parents were Charles and Bernice Clark, and she was the youngest of four. Upon graduation, Betty enlisted in the Navy where she served as a WAVE (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Services) in Norman, Okla. Upon her return to...
  • Las Vegas, Nev., resident Loretta Anne Dutton, 74, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. at her home. She was born in Fromberg, May 23, 1940 to Emil and Emily Kober. She attended schools in Roberts, and Eastern College, Billings. She was married June 10, 1959 to Ira Dutton in Oklahoma City, Okla. Ira and Loretta moved to Big Timber and then to...
  • Precincts Reporting: 16 of 16 32 Provisional Ballots still to be counted Updated: 11/4/14 @ 11:55 p.m.        FEDERAL U.S. Senate         U.S. House Dist.1   Amanda Curtis (Dem) 1665                    ...

October, 2014

  • Reed Point Rapelje defeats Fromberg-Belfry 25-15, 25-17, 25-20 Fromberg-Belfry scores: Kills 13 (Angel Barker 7), Blocks 4 (Jenna Bunch 4), Aces 5 (Barker 4), Digs 31 (Barker 7) Assists 13 (Alyssa Gonzales 13.) Absarokee defeats Roberts 25-17, 25-7, 25-16 Scores for Roberts: Kills 12 (Brittany Prinkki 5, Dani Nardinger 4), Assists 9 (Nardinger),...
  • Joliet takes 1st set 25-16. Joliet takes 2nd set 25-18. Columbus takes 3rd set 25-15. Columbus forces fifth set 25-23. Joliet 16-14 over Columbus.   Roundup defeats Shepherd. Huntley defeats Roundup.   Red Lodge defeat Joliet to reach semis to face  Huntley, at 12  noon, Nov. 1. Joliet play Shepherd in the loser out game at 7 p...
  • Red Lodge Rotary Club Trick or Treat for Tots from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. at participating stores.
  • Voters of Carbon County, you are great at getting out and voting! Of the last 10 primaries Carbon County voters have beaten the statewide average according to the Montana Secretary of State – Elections and Government Services Division. Over the past 20 years our county has had an average voter turnout of 45.2 percent compared to the state...
  • Gretchen Nolan The Citizen's Academy course was very well done and comprehensive. Participants learned new things to heighten awareness of potential threats as well as the challenges faced by law enforcement. The course offered a great opportunity to review and learn how we can prepare for and respond to emergencies that might affect our...