Monthly archive

December, 2013

  • Shirley Joyce Leppanen, 81, of Joliet, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. She was born March 17, 1932, in Munising, Mich., to William and Wilma Leppanen. Shirley retired in the mid-1990s after a long career as a nurse She was also one of the first EMTs for the Joliet Fire Department. She is survived by Arnold Leppanen of Marquette, Mich.; a son, Jay...
  • Jessi Stephenson, 25, of Joliet, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013. Jessi was taken from us while doing what she does best, helping other people. Jessi was born May 21, 1988 in Billings. She graduated from Joliet High School in 2006 where she participated in volleyball, basketball and track. Jessi had a very special gift for...
  • To the Editor, Heartfelt kudos to the Carbon County News coverage of the many organizations across our county who provided holiday programs and gifts to hundreds of children and families! There was one “oops” printed in the “Rockin’ Christmas” article about our Christmas Kids’ Shoppe. The article indicated that...
  • Dear Members of the Board of Trustees, RLPS Staff Members and Community, It is with very mixed emotions that I submit to you my letter of resignation effective June 30, 2014, as Superintendent of Red Lodge Schools. The reality of leaving what I believe to be the “Best Job in the State” makes me quite somber, however I have preached and...
  • Earlier this month, Beartooth Billings Clinic honored Rosina Kastelitz as the 2013 Volunteer of the Year at its Annual Volunteer Luncheon held at Red Lodge Golf Clubhouse. Kastelitz was selected from a number of nominees, chosen for her 20 plus years of voluntarily creating a healing environment at the facility through interior design; especially...
  • Mark Brajcich, Superintendent of Red Lodge Schools, has tended his resignation as of June 30, 2014. In a letter to the CCN he said the decision was a “somber” one but felt that for the benefit of futur e s tudent s educat o r s shouldn’t “Retire before they Retire.” He talked of his style being “obsolete”...
  • The Carbon County Sheriff’s Department will be offering rides for New Year’s Eve if an officer is available. Call 446-1234.
  • Basketball scores from Carbon County teams this week. Friday Boys Bridger 66 Absarokee 42 Custer-Hysham 56 Fromberg 40 Huntley Project 73 Joliet 67 Park City 75 Roberts 27 Red Lodge Forsyth no score Saturday Boys Joliet 65, Lodge Grass 78 Custer-Hysham 46 Roberts 32 Fromberg 45 Plenty Coup 74 Friday Girls Absarokee 48 Bridger 33 Custer-Hysham 56...
  • The following list is considered the most popular of the police blotter call-outs in the last year. These Top 20 moments begin in descending order, culminating in the grand winner! Enjoy. 20) Two callers have reported a Jeep all over the highway. The driver then pulled over and exited the vehicle, pulled down his pants, fell into the snow...