Monthly archive

July, 2015

  • The annual Jim Bridger Days festival in Bridger was jump-started with a Play In The Park this year. ‘Room For One Hare’ was written, directed and produced by local writer Sam Fusco and received a standing ovation by a crowd of over 170 people. Although the play was free multiple contributions of $5, $10 and $20 graced the tip jar, with...
  • My husband and I want to personally recognize the efforts and talents of the Red Lodge Home of Champions Flag Team, the Montana Missies. These cowgirls put on one of the best, if not the best, precision riding performances in the country. They are talented equestrians who give of their time and take risks all for their community and the sport of...
  • To the Editor, Once again we had a very successful three days of parades over the July 4th Holiday and for this we can thank many people. It takes many cogs in the wheel to pull this off each year. Thanks to the following for their special assistance: Richard Miller, who comes from Seal Beach, CA every year to “Line ‘em up”, Jeri...
  • To the Editor, This alert is being provided so all of the residents of Red Lodge and the surrounding area understand the critical nature of the speed limits as you enter Red Lodge. As your Mayor in consultation with the Montana Department of Transportation I requested a traffic study to determine if the speed limits as you approach Red Lodge...
  • Martha (Martie) Elizabeth Cowan Brenne was born in New Jersey on June 24, 1928. She died peacefully in her sleep at Cedar Wood Healthcare Community in Red Lodge, on July 17, 2015. Martie was the daughter of Oliver and Lillian Cowan, raised by her parents and her Aunt Miranda in Cleveland, OH. During her childhood she was surrounded by loving aunts...
  • Edward Otto Yedlicka was born May 19, 1935, in the home that his grandfather built near Fromberg, to Otto Yedlicka and Mayme Skupa Yedlicka. He grew up on the place that his grandfather bought as an Indian allotment in 1897 and lived there his entire life. He went through school in Fromberg. Ed remained on the ranch living with his parents and...
  • Claudette Fay Herman, 65, of Red Lodge, passed away on July 19. She is survived by her husband, Ken Herman, of Red Lodge, her son, Eric Kenneweg and his wife Shannon McGann, of Eugene, Oregon, her daughters, Shannon Patchen, of Bear Creek, Kelly Hand and her husband Mark Hand, of Belmont, N.Y., Tracy Sampson and her husband John Sampson, of New...
  • Ruth Agnes Gebo, age 92, life-long Red Lodge resident, died Friday morning, July 17, 2015, at Beartooth Billings Clinic following a short illness. Ruthie was very proud to have lived independently in her home of 75 years in downtown Red Lodge until May. She will be missed by many but we are comforted knowing she had a strong faith in Jesus Christ...
  • The Beartooth Rally took place last week from Friday, July 17-Sunday, July 19, in Red Lodge. “Great weekend,” said Rally organizer Tim Buckstead and owner of Bone Daddy’s. “Numbers were steady. Camping was up 12 percent. The weather affected some of the other events. Attendance was good and we had no trouble. I heard...