Monthly archive

April, 2015

  •  On Saturday, April 18, the Senior Citizens Center in Red Lodge proudly unveiled Adeline's Attic, their renovated thrift shop.  Adeline Jarussi Donnes was there in person to cut the ribbon and at the festive occasion.   The Jarussi family has a history of many generous donations to the Center and the town of Red Lodge, including...
  • Joliet boys and girls track teams finished 2nd at the Big Timber Sunshine Meet last Friday, being denied first place by the narrowest of margins. Joliet boys dominated the 200M with Jared Schwend taking 1st, Hunter Brooks 4th and Slade Dimond 6th. Nathan Kirtley, Joliet, finished 2nd in the 3.200M and Schwend took 2st in the 300M Hurdles. In the...
  • To the Editor, A heartfelt thank you from the DSVS family to Karen Simmons and all of the wonderful vocal performers in the Voices concert held at Red Lodge Community Church on April 12. We are overwhelmed by the donations and are honored that you chose DSVS as the beneficiary. Such amazing talent and support in this community, thank you for...
  • To the Editor, We shouldn't use the tributaries of our rivers as sewers for industrial waste.  Yet that's exactly what Senate Bill 325 sets us up to do.  By preventing the implementation of water quality standards that were reached by dozens of parties after years of negotiation and compromise the bill throws the interests of...
  • To the Editor, As president of Silver Run Ski Club, I led a group of dedicated skiers in launching what is now Red Lodge Mountain Resort. I also served as president of Grizzly Peak Inc., the corporation formed to finance the development, and then served on the ski area’s Board of Directors for approximately 20 years. Although I have a B.S....
  • To the Editor, I attended the informational meeting in Columbus and was impressed both by the new management of BEC, Lower Valley Electric, and by the process used to make that choice. In addition to the board, many members volunteered their time to serve on committees that provided valuable information and advice to the board. Working together,...
  • Jeffery “Jeff” Haskins, 58, of Red Lodge passed away at his home April 12, 2015. He was born, one of five children to Paul and Corabelle Haskins in DeRuyter, New York on Oct. 29, 1956. He was raised and educated in DeRuyter where he graduated from high school in 1974. Jeff was a master craftsman and in 1976 moved to Gillette, Wyoming,...
  • The race is over, the battle has been won. Fred Wennemar went to be with his Lord and Savior on April 13, 2015. Fred was born on July 15, 1931, the eldest of four children of Hubert John and Emma (Conrad) Wennemar. He attended schools at Dry Creek, Bridger and EMC Billings. Fred served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He married...
  • Tabitha N. Olson, 39, passed away in her home on April 13, 2014.  She has had numerous ongoing health problems.  Tabitha has been cremated and a celebration of life with family and friends has taken place. Tabitha was born in Tioga, North Dakota, July 22, 1975.  She is survived by her loving daughter Breanna Olson, mother and father...
  • Memorial services for Will G. Metz Jr., who passed away on Jan. 1, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri, at the age of 93, will be at Our Savior’s Episcopal Church, Joliet, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 9. Internment will be at the Joliet Cemetery, Joliet. Will was the son of Will Sr. and Irma Chilcott Metz of Sheridan, Wyoming. He was born May 13,...