Monthly archive

July, 2014

  • Shirley Ann McDonald Pfeifer was born on Aug. 8, 1930 in Red Lodge, to Alexander and Margaret McDonald and passed away peacefully on July 6, 2014. Shirley grew up in Bearcreek. She graduated from Bearcreek High School in 1947 in a class of two. She was Salutatorian and her classmate and lifelong friend, Sammy Mourich, was Valedictorian. To their...
  • James L. Crans, 72, of Roberts passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Monday, July 7 at his home, surrounded by his family. James was born on Sept. 18, 1941 in Billings to James A. and Gertrude (Rudolph) Crans. He grew up and was educated in Roberts, graduating from Roberts High School in 1959. On Sept. 4, 1959, James and Louise...
  • Raymond (Ray) Patana, 81, of Benson, Ariz., passed away July 1, 2014 in Tucson, Ariz. He was born Aug. 25, 1932 in Russia, the son of Helmi and Arne Patana. When just weeks old his family returned to Red Lodge where he was raised, graduating from Red Lodge High School in 1950. After graduation he entered the Navy and upon discharge he attended...
  • Photos by Eleanor Guerrero A large gathering of people came out to celebrate 4th of July in Joliet last week. One onlooker said "it was great, it's always great." For more photos please click on the link.
  • Red Lodge City Police Department unveiled their redesigned vehicles at the Red Lodge 4th of July parade. The vehicles now sport an attractive, up-to-date, more public friendly logo down the side of the vehicles which includes a small teepee about the words Red Lodge and the American flag. Dan Roller, Mojo Design Graphics, carried out work for $2,...
  • Red Lodge Home of Champions Rodeo results   All-around cowboy: Bode Scott, $153, tie-down roping and steer wrestling. Bareback riding: 1. Casey Colletti, 87 points on Burch Rodeo's Gopher Hole, $2,876; 2. Kaycee Feild, 86, $2,205; 3. Brian Bain, 84, $1,630; 4. (tie) J.R. Vezain, Clint Cannon and Jerad Schlegel, 82, $735 each; 7. Richmond...
  • Beartooth Blitz results McKiernan Mollie ITT F OPEN Cat 3 F 2:27:00 State Champ Graves Sarah ITT F OPEN Cat 4 F 2:01:25 State Champ Hoffmeister Beth ITT F OPEN Masters F 2:40:18 Spencer Bracken ITT M OPEN Cat 3 M 1:49:56 State Champ Hill Coul ITT M OPEN Cat 3 M 2:03:05 State Champ Barton John ITT M OPEN Cat 3 M 2:06:36 State Champ Schaefer Daniel...
  • Photo Alastair Baker Red Lodge's 4th of July Celebrations pulled out all the stops with a flypast, the unveiling of the redesigned city police vehicles and of course numerous colorful costumed  kids , horses and floats. Left, Axelle Roberts, Billings, enjoys the day in classic style with a hatful of candy and a dazzling US star. For more...
  •   Bareback riding leaders: 1. Jerad Schlegel, 82 points on Brookman-Hyland Rodeo's Smiling Bob; 2. Yance Day, 79; 3. (tie) Joel Schlegel and Cavan Wrzesinski, 78 each; 5. (tie) Scotty NeSmith and Tyler Scales, 76 each. Steer wrestling leaders: 1. (tie) Tyler Waguespack, Nick Guy and Wade Sumpter, 3.9 seconds each; 4....