Monthly archive

July, 2013

  • T h e 4 t h o f J u l y Parades were a huge success again this year and I have dozens of people to thank. Without these willing hands and hearts this couldn’t be done year after year. Beginning with Grand Marshal “Doc” Foglesong and his entourage, starting with Aunna Bertolini carrying the American Flag at Doc’s request,...
  • The 4th of July Red Lodge is a different kind of place. I have lived in a lot of different towns, large and small, and I have found nothing like it. Bill Linderman called it heaven. I was born on Platte Ave in 1935, and I went to 12 years of school and graduated from Red Lodge High school. One of the first and most important things I learned was...
  • Bridger Youth Rodeo Results—July 13, 2013 Callie DeVries Memorial Saddle awarded to the boy who won the most money at the rodeo: Tristan Matt, Bridger DeVries Memorial Spurs awarded to Kooper Bott, Powell and Hailie George, Joliet DeVries Gear Bags awarded to the Buckaroo Boys and Girls runner-up to the All Around winners Rye Coolahan,...
  • Photo by Gene Rodman, Montana Photographic Arts Roberts had two lightning strikes over the 4th of July week, both resulting in structure fires. The first strike happened over July 4th and the second, pictured, occurred July 7. Robert Fire Chief Hunter Bell III said the second structure, an outbuilding used to store equipment three miles south of...
  • What many people thought was a dead dog caught up in a pump wire and rope from a siphon hose in a ditch in Bridger turned out to a be a deer. Bridger Police Chief Mike Buechler confirmed that the deer had a broken leg and had been in the water for sometime. “It didn’t have a plastic bag round it,” he said, "it had turned...
  • Signature artist for the 40th Annual Art in the Beartooths, Carol Hagen, with one of her pieces, looks on as Jon Metcalf auctions it for $7,000, Saturday. For more photos click here
  • To the Editor, I want to thank all the people that planned the All Class Reunion in Roberts this past weekend. It was great to visit with fellow classmates and those who attended there at some point in time. The book about the history of the Roberts community is a treasure. I know many hours went into putting this together. Thank you so very much...
  • To the Editor, Cable T.V. has sunk to a new low. As of July 1, our cable company has shut off our preview channel. Now you have no way of knowing what’s on your cable channel that you are paying for. They want to charge you almost $7 a month to see what you were getting for free. They advise you to buy a local newspaper or the T.V. listings...