Monthly archive

November, 2014

  • Partners Jenn Nelson and Piney Hardiman stand with their wedding license outside the Carbon County District Court building, Nov. 25. Several onlookers cheered as the same-sex couple posed for photographs on the courthouse steps as the snow fell. For the couple the recent lifting of Montana’s ban on gay marriages will mean making their lives...
  • The Beartooth Elks annual Hoop Shoot Event was held on Saturday, Nov. 22 at the Civic Center in Red Lodge. Over 560 students participated in contests at schools in Carbon and Stillwater counties to earn a spot in this contest. The winners and runner ups were: Girls: 8-9 Winner: Hailey Croft (Roberts), 2nd Place: MaKenna Prather (Columbus) 10-11...
  • The Red Lodge Lady Rams braved the chilling temperatures to compete in the All Class State Volleyball Tournament in Bozeman this past Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The atmosphere in the Brick Breeden Field House is crowded, noisy, hectic, and a little intimidating for the newcomers. All of our girls, save the freshmen, had been there before, but...
  • To the Editor, I would like to thank all the cast members, parents, audience members, businesses and organizations who made the Red Lodge production of Missoula Children's Theatre "Rapunzel" such a success. Due to spring scheduling conflicts, our residency week was the same week as the Red Lodge School Music Concert and Halloween....
  • Lois T. (Toothaker) Snyder (12-06-1925) joined her deceased husband, Allen Cole Snyder (11-09-1922 - 01-19- 2012) on Nov. 7, 2014. At her request, her body has been cremated and services will take place at a later time. Lois Pear Toothaker was the child of Ira Toothaker (1876 - 1956) and Edith Statton Toothaker (1889 - 1967). She was born and...
  • On Sunday night, Nov. 16, 2014 Melvin Birt Brown passed away at Cedarwood Villa. He was born May 8, 1916 in Belfry, to Mary and Birt Brown. He was very proud to be from a large, loving family of 14 kids. All of which are deceased except one. Melvin attended first grade at Cherry Springs and then moved to Belfry where he graduated in 1935. Melvin...
  • The now traditional snowflake garland was hung across Broadway in Red Lodge this week marking the beginnings of the festival season. Beartooth Electric was involved with the operation and also strung the Christmas lights on the Pride Park spruce tree. Also helping to brighten up the town are Northwestern Energy, which makes sure the lights are...
  • Chances of Ebola stalking Carbon County are “low” confirmed Margaret Karas, Beartooth Billings Clinic Pubic Relations coordinator, as she spoke to the Red Lodge Rotary Club last week. Karas stressed that the public had “no reason to panic.” “Odds are higher catching the flu” she said, before adding that on the...