Monthly archive

December, 2013

  • With minus temps set to continue through the weekend, here are some tips to help you through the bitter weather. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), protect yourself against hypothermia and frostbite during cold weather. Wear warm clothing that covers your skin and remove any wet clothing immediately. Limit your time outdoors,...
  • The Red Lodge Christmas Stroll will continue as planned despite rumors to the contrary. Hardin, Columbus and Miles City have already canceled their events this weekend due to the forecast subzero weather forecast. Details of the Red Lodge Christmas Stroll are listed on this website under Community, Red Lodge and Calendar.
  • A tree lighting ceremony will take place on Friday night of Christmas Stroll, Dec. 6 at 5 p.m. by the Carbon County Arts Guild, Red Lodge.  The ceremony is for Montana COPS. This is a non profit organization providing services for survivors of law enforcement officers fallen in the line of duty. The Montana chapter of National COPS has been...
  • Special Education teacher, Libby Johnson of Red Lodge High School believes in the importance of teaching students with disabilities ways to transition into adult life throughout high school and post-graduation. However, not only does her educational approach emphasize such a need, but she also encourages her students to pursue opportunities as...
  • Bridger Courage Bridger Girl Scout troop 2070 and 2063 have been working on what courage and strength is and how you use it in your everyday lives and how some others have to use it more. Each girl had someone they knew come in and talk about how courage and strength is a part of their life. They listened to Kathy Normile who has struggled with...
  • Domestic and Sexual Violence Services (DSVS), a non-profit agency serving Carbon and Stillwater County families whose lives have been touched by the national epidemic of domestic violence, recently received a HopeLine® from Verizon grant of $10,000 to expand its work. Verizon Wireless’ HopeLine program supports domestic violence...
  • A new bicycle rack has been installed in downtown Red Lodge on Wells Fargo Bank property at 11th Street. The custom designed bicycle rack is a joint project of the Beartooth Recreational Trails Association (BRTA) and Wells Fargo Bank. The rack was built by Back Alley Metals, located in Red Lodge, and will securely park six bicycles. Secure parking...
  • At the age of 101, Mary (Zaversnik) Favero passed away Nov. 29, 2013 at her home after a brief illness. She was born in Recica, Slovenia on Sept. 17, 1912 to Mary (Zvizovic) and Tony Zaversnik. In 1921, along with her mother and a cousin (Ann), she boarded the President Wilson Ocean Liner and spent 16 days crossing the Atlantic. After a 2 week...
  • LaWanda (Yates) Johnson began her journey to heaven Nov. 27, 2013 with her husband and children by her side. Born and raised Aug. 2, 1931 in Luther, to Naomi and Alvin Yates, she graduated from Red Lodge High School and attended MSU Bozeman where she was a member of Chi Omega sorority and met her husband, Willard Johnson. She liked to say that “...