Monthly archive

April, 2014

  • With help from grant funds and community support, Luther students not only had the opportunity to enjoy winter time recreation this year-- snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, but they also learned about winter ecology and survival skills. Written on behalf of the Luther PTA, the Red Lodge Community Foundation’s Area (RLACF) grant provided...
  • At the age of 94, Quentin Newton of Joliet went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, March 29, 2014. Quentin Roosevelt Newton was born on the family farm near Edgar November 23, 1919 to Rolla Leroy (Roy) and Daisy Edna (Wight) Newton. He received his education in Edgar and spent his life caring for the land he was born on. On...
  • RED LODGE - Richard Lee “Rick” Reid, 61, of Shoshoni, Wyoming, formerly of Red Lodge, passed away March 19th, 2014 in Salt Lake City, UT. Rick was born on January 22, 1953 to Sollie and Mary Reid. He was the youngest of their four children. He was raised and attended schools in Red Lodge, and Bridger High School where he was a star...
  • Jerry J. Dykstra, 72, a longtime resident of the Roberts area, peacefully went home to join his wife early Wednesday morning, March 26, 2014. Jerry was born in Columbus, Montana on May 2, 1941, a son of Jurgen and Winnifred Moore Dykstra. The family moved to Roberts in 1947 where Jerry was raised, graduating from Roberts High School in 1960 where...
  • BRIDGER - Born May 20, 1925 in Hollywood, California, Corinne Elaine King Tyler Keys passed away peacefully in her beautiful Montana home "with her boots on" and family and friends by her side on March 30th, 2014. She leaves behind many friends, neighbors, and family from Montana, Massachusetts, Kentucky, Louisiana, California and...
  • Nelda Sue Hernandez, 67, of Billings, passed away March 22, 2014. She was born July 30, 1946 in Thermopolis, WY, to Dwayne and Gladys McKenner. Nelda grew up in the Hamilton Dome oil fields, and eventually became a permanent resident of Carbon County, MT. Nelda was adventurous owning a bar in Craig, CO and also managing several restaurants. She...
  • FROMBERG – On March 23, 2014 our Dad, Brother, Grandpa, Brother-in-law and Uncle joined his beautiful angel in heaven. Jack was the sixth child of Leroy and Elsie Bothman. Born in Columbus, Montana on January 30, 1934 Jack attended school in Bearcreek, Joliet and Columbus. Dad was always full of great and wild stories about growing up being...
  • George Robert Klepich passed away March 21, 2014 at Cedar Villa nursing home at the age of 88 years old after a long battle with prostate cancer. This is more a story than an obituary. George was born to Croatian (then part of Yugoslavia) parents who emigrated to the U.S. He was born on Dec. 8, 1925 in the house in which he spent most of his life...
  • Southern Montana Electric Transmission and Generation Cooperative, Inc.’s (Southern) bankruptcy took a new turn when attorneys for the debtors filed papers on Wednesday, March 26 in federal bankruptcy court in Billings regarding the mediation. Part of the filings included a Reorganization Plan Settlement Term Sheet with further details of...
  •  A performing arts center, a convention center, mixed-use facilities, retail space, etc.--the list could go on. But to help narrow down and brainstorm ideas on how to best utilize the space at the Old Roosevelt, the Beartooth Community Front Forum held its annual public forum. On March 29, entitled Restore, Reuse, Revitalize: The Future of...