Monthly archive

November, 2013

  • The Bridger Scouts traveled to Bozeman for the state tournament looking to make some noise. The first team they would challenge was the Gardiner Bruins; however, the Bruins over matched the lady Scouts, winning in three sets by the scores of 15-25, 8-25, 16-25. The next game would be played against Chinook, who would take the Scouts in five sets....
  • Jerry Arnold Moore passed away peacefully at the age of 71 in Red Lodge on Nov. 13, 2013. Jerry was an only child to Arnold and Rose Moore, born on July 6, 1942 in Billings. He lived in Lockwood and graduated from Senior High School in Billings in 1961. After graduation he enlisted in the Army in Butte, on Nov. 22, 1961. He was stationed in USAOS...
  • The Montaqua Bridge that lies between Joliet and Rockvale is no more. The 91-year-old bridge was removed last week to make way for a wider structure. Carbon County Commissioner John Grewell said the old structure was “failing” and was only designed to take 8-ton loads. Today’s larger vehicles and the fear of it collapsing...
  • Calder Stradtman, of Joliet, changed his plea to guilty for felony counts, burglary and theft at Carbon County District Court last Friday before Judge Blair Jones. In exchange for the guilty pleas, Stradtman could receive a 4 year deferred imposition of sentence and $1,000 fine. Burglary carries a sentence of 20 years and a $50,000 fine, theft, 10...
  • A full house of about 100 people packed The Regis Café in Red Lodge, Tuesday, Nov. 12 Forum on Provocative Issues to hear about local poverty. A panel of Jessica Briggs, Red Lodge Area Community Foundation (RLACF) Vista volunteer, Tracy Timmons, Director of RLACF and Kelley Evans, CEO of Beartooth Billings Clinic, painted the picture of...
  • Lee Freeman, the Trustee for Southern Montana Electric Generation and Transmission Cooperative, Inc. (Southern) filed a response to the Motion to Remove Trustee filed by Fergus Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Fergus), one of the four remaining co-ops. He objects to his removal as trustee. Fergus has now been joined in the argument by Mid-Yellowstone...
  • The Late Robert Moran was verbally applauded for his love of people and the world in general at the Red Lodge Community Church last Saturday when approximately 300 people attended a Celebration of Life service being held there. Moran died Sunday, Nov. 10 at the age of 88. Moran’s passing has stirred up many memories in others of his tireless...
  • On Tuesday, Nov. 19, Resident Agent in Charge Ken Bray of the federal office of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ (ATF), Billings, confirmed to CCN that they have located the explosives found stolen in April, 2013, from the storage facility owned and operated by the U.S. Forest Service. “We have located and are in possession...
  • State B Tournament First round Red Lodge defeat Fairfield 25-22, 25-17, 25-20. State C tournament First round Gardiner Bruins defeated Bridger 25-13, 25-10, 25-16.