Monthly archive

July, 2013

  • Chandler Bownds, Lubbock, Texas, rides Shroom Bruizer on the second day of the Home of Champions Rodeo.
  • HELENA, Mont. (AP) _ The Montana Capitol was evacuated Wednesday after the governor's letter handler reported receiving a suspicious package from an anonymous sender, authorities said. Fire trucks were parked in front of the building, and security officers guided employees outside before closing off the entrances with yellow tape. Helena police...
  •   The 84th Annual Home of Champions Rodeo Parades for 2013 will be on Wednesday, July 3rd and Thursday, July 4th, in Red Lodge, at 12 noon each day. The Grand Marshal is: Robert “Doc” Foglesong, retired four star Air Force General, who now lives outside Roberts, just down the road from Red Lodge. The Theme is: God Bless America....
  •   At 90 years old, WWII veteran Betty Koon of Red Lodge along with 83 other Montana veterans visited the nation’s capitol for the Big Sky Honor Flight. As a way to pay tribute to the American veterans for their many sacrifices while serving our country, the 36-hour free trip, June 16-17 brought the vets to see both their memorial as...
  • Norma Keller, age 82, of El Segundo, Calif., died on May 8, 2013. She was born and raised on a ranch outside Red Lodge. She was the Valedictorian of the Carbon County High School class of 1949. She married Jack Keller, who also was raised in Red Lodge, and they lived in Montana and Texas before settling in California in 1954. She is survived by...
  • Doris Marie Lochridge, 87, of Red Lodge, died Friday, June 28 at The Willows in Red Lodge. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life gathering will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 16 at the Red Lodge Senior Citizens Center. A family committal service will be held in the Roberts Cemetery where Doris will be buried next to her parents. Smith-...
  • Thanks to all of those who helped make the annual Beartooth Billings Clinic Foundation "Beartooth Ball" a fun event and a great success! These results would not have been possible without the continued commitment of businesses and individuals who sponsored the event or donated live and silent auction items, the staff and volunteers who...
  • My first infatuation -- maybe even a secret love -- came when I was a senior in high school. Her name was Hortense. It’s true that Hortense was quite a bit older and certainly well-traveled, she was still a charmer. The fact that her beauty -- if there ever had been any -- was fading, there was a constant urge to pick her up and go places....
  • Dear valued reader, From all of us here at the Carbon County News, Happy Fourth of July. This year we celebrate our nations 237th birthday. Since the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, values like freedom of speech and free democracy are pillars that help make our country great and a model for other countries around the...
  • Sam Hoffman’s passion for beer started at a young age, but such regard for making quality beer has led to 15 years of success, as owner of Red Lodge Ales (RLA) Brewing Company and Sam’s Tap Room. To celebrate its 15th Anniversary, RLA hosted a fourcourse dinner with beer pairings, including the unveiling of the 2000th batch of beer,...