Monthly archive

May, 2015

  • Today, May 22, 2015 marks the opening of the Beartooth Highway for the season. Snowplows and maintenance crews have been hard at work for several weeks to ready the highway for travel on this Memorial Day weekend holiday. The beautiful weather and reports of big horn sheep sightings this morning add to the excitement of this highly anticipated...
  • Flying the flag for Carbon County at the Southern B Divisionals in Laurel was the Joliet J-Hawks girls team who finished 4th at the meet. The Lady Rams came in 8th with 28.9 points. Both boys’ teams got caught up in traffic with Red Lodge ending up in 9th place and Joliet in 13th. Tru Roginske of Joliet took home a hat trick of top finishes...
  • Lily Kraft, 18, of Bridger has been named the West Region Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for her leadership in the fight against tobacco. Kraft was honored at a gala in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, May 14. Kraft is the first high school student appointed to the Montana Tobacco Advisory Board, which advises the...
  • On May 11, 2015, Samuel Floyd Giovetti, Sr., 81 years of age was called home to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ and all his family members who have gone before him. A happy and glorious reunion. He was born March 2, 1934, in Red Lodge, Montana to Peter and Lottie Giovetti. Sam attended school in Bearcreek, Montana. He served 4 years in...
  • Richard E. Julio, 52, of Red Lodge, passed away from cancer Monday at the Beartooth Billings Clinic in Red Lodge. Richard was born in Butte, and worked as a journeyman meat cutter at the Beartooth Market. He is survived by his wife, Julie Julio; 4 sisters; 1 brother; and 1 son. Smith-Olcott Funeral Chapel is assisting with arrangements.
  • Charlie Hall, 66 of Red Lodge went to be with the Lord after passing away suddenly from a heart attack in his sleep on May 17, 2015.  Charlie was born to Tony and Amy Hall and raised in Billings, graduating from Senior High School in 1967. He married his wife, Margene of 45 years, in 1970. They moved to Red Lodge in 1977 and built a home on a...
  • When 20 Silvertip-area landowners petitioned the Carbon County Commissioners for a zoning district to address the harm threatened by oil and gas development, they acted with the same determination that has motivated so many Montanans before them. Self-reliance and connection to the land are qualities we value in Montana. It should not be...
  • To the Editor, Carbon County It’s Your Choice Program would like to thank all the agencies that participated in the program last Wednesday, May 13 at the Bridger Public Schools. Bridger High School and Principal Jim Goltz, Trooper Bill Bullock and the Montana Highway Patrol, Deputy Kelly Carrington and Carbon County Sheriff’s Office,...