Monthly archive

December, 2013

  • Photo by Alastair Baker The Snow Party is set to continue till noon today confirmed Tom Williams, one of the many skid steer drivers on duty in Red Lodge today. The snow removal project started at 4 a.m.
  • The Beartooth Market is known for giving back—during the holidays and all year round. Recently, Rod Bastian and Shawn Halvorsen of Beartooth Market shared how they are partnering with the local food bank this holiday season to help local families in need. “Beartooth Market has been in Red Lodge for 35 years now, and we really feel it...
  • On Oct. 24, Energy Corporation of America CEO John Mork announced plans to expand development of oil and gas leases along the Beartooth and Bighorn mountains. He envisions bringing “the Bakken to the Big Horns [and the Beartooths]…and fundamentally changing these areas the way it has changed other areas of the United States.”...
  • Envy is considered to be one of the seven deadly sins, whatever that means. It is a condition where we negatively compare ourselves to others and dwell on the injustice that others may have done to us by receiving or achieving something we desire. The something can be a specific thing like a date for the prom. We were turned down and some loser...
  • We have always thought better late than never, so in the spirit of giving thanks and being grateful I realize that I forgot (though always intending) to write a sincere thank you to the community of Red Lodge and some of its key members. As many of you know my father Pat Dopler, also known as "the ass with the glass" suffered a massive...
  • Recently we were in Red Lodge visiting our family. We enjoyed a noon meal at the Senior Center. It was excellent. We were fortunate enough to be there on a day that the High Country Cowboys entertained after the meal. They sang for nearly an hour. The talent these three brothers shared that day was truly amazing! Lucky Red Lodge!! Jackie Barrett...
  • Martha Jackie Van Valkenburgh, 101, of Roberts, died peacefully Dec. 7, 2013, from a stroke. Martha was born on July 25, 1912, to Arvid and Elin Wilson at their homestead on Upper White Bird. She graduated from Roberts High School in 1931 and graduated from WMC and EMC with her teaching degree. She taught schools at Wilson, Plainview, Lower and...
  • Joy Virginia Reamy, 88, of Billings, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 at Sapphire Suites surrounded by her loving family. Joy was born Sept. 2, 1925 to Walter and Luella Premo on the family farm near Bridger. She graduated from Fromberg High School in 1944. On Aug. 19, 1946 she married the love of her life, Robert “Bob” Reamy. They...
  • Subzero temperatures, some as low as -20, greeted this year’s Red Lodge Christmas Stroll causing a significant drop in visitors to the two-day event. However despite this several businesses experienced good sales and there were plenty of children to await the arrival of Santa as well as check out the decorative seasonal windows or play in...
  • When hunting game, hunters are required to wear orange. But when hunting Christmas trees you are not. During hunting season, does this present a needless increased risk? A local hunter thinks so. “I asked Fish, Wildlife and Parks about it and they referred me to the Forest Service. But when I asked the Forest Service, they referred me to...