Alvin “West” Donohoe, 87, of Billings, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2013 at Valley Healthcare Center in Billings. He was born Aug. 22, 1925 in Jordan, Mont., the son of Carter W. and Della (Sloan) Donohoe. On Jan. 9, 1959 he was united in marriage to Frances Moore in Billings. West grew up in Jordan and Wyola, and moved to the ranch...
On April 18, 2013, a lovely, lovely lady joined Jesus and family, just in time to celebrate her 92nd Birthday in Heaven. Barbara Kathleen Mavis Popelka was born on the farm near Acton, Mont., April 25, 1921, to Henry Popelka and Edna Armstrong Popelka. At age 10, her family moved to Billings where her parents owned and operated Honest Milk Dairy....
James M. Allen, 79, of Roberts, a kind and gentle friend of all, died peacefully at Cedar Wood Villa in Red Lodge on April 19, 2013 from pulmonary fibrosis. Jimmy was born May 15, 1933 in the family ranch house outside of Roberts to Harry and Frances Allen. He was proud to live his whole life in that house until a week before his passing. Jimmy...
To the Editor,
In the April 11 issue of the Carbon County News, Mr. Monea wrote a letter and complained about receiving a parking ticket for parking “only a few feet into the yellow area” at 11th and Broadway.
I find in the police report (and very clear photo) that his vehicle was 2/3 of its length into the yellow and parked over 18...
British pop music and British governments go hand in glove, that is up to 1990, when both sides became as vacuous as the other.
In 1964 Labor Prime Minister Harold Wilson bestowed upon the Beatles the MBE (Member of the British Empire) for exports sales, and won an election on the back of it. Wilson was probably our luckiest leader, leaving us...
The 9th Annual Rocky Mountain Chefs Invitational was a huge success. The food was amazing, the auction items provided a wide variety of interests and tastes, the company was priceless and the support of the community was overwhelming. The highlight of the evening was the interviews of current Club members of three different age groups.
Two teams from Joliet High School made first place in the Future Farmers of America (FFA) state competition. They now advance to the national level.
Chad Massar has taught Ag Education and been the FFA advisor at Joliet for twelve years.
In Joliet, on Monday, April 8, the students gathered to review their efforts. There were two winning teams,...
Results from the Joliet Invitational Track meet, Laurel, April 13.
100 Meter Dash
2 Tru Roginske, Joliet, 12.92
3200 Meter Run
4 Hayden Nelson, Roberts 13.49
5 Ashley Garcia, Red Lodge 13.56
6 Kenyon Hatten, Joliet, 13.49
100 Meter Hurdles
4 Teal Hatten, Joliet 19.16
5 Maddie Spickard, Joliet 20.01
400 Meter Relay
A 2010 Greater Yellowstone study by the University of Wisconsin (Monica Turner, Martin Simard) and Colorado State U. (William Romme and Jacob Griffin) advocates less cutting to decrease fires. Some experts say that our Northern Rockies forests of lodgepole pine are in an alternating dance of fire and beetle kill. The more beetle killed trees, the...
Elton and Rachel Kirtley of Fromberg were “really glad” that their 20 year old daughter Rebecca Kirtley, was unable to run in the Boston Marathon this year as she had planned to. “She did not have the funding,” Elton Kirtley said.
Kirtley was speaking to Carbon County News the day after the April 15 Marathon was marred by...