Monthly archive

October, 2014

  • While dark irony is filling the airwaves of Red Lodge about the interminable bout of construction the town is presently under, no one is laughing in the vicinity of the north corridor. Julie Lindgren, owner of Rockin’ J North, put it plainly, “If this was the only store I had, the doors would be closed. That’s how bad it is. You...
  • How can your community survive a natural disaster like an earthquake or provide for your family when the economy fails? Vital issues, as well as daily, independent home energy methods were some of the topics Saturday, Oct. 18, when AERO (Alternative Energy Resources Information) lived up to its name when it held its annual meeting in Red Lodge at...
  • To the Editor, I want to sincerely thank the honest young man who found my wallet in front of the museum around Oct. 3 and took it in the staff at the museum. He helps restore my faith in mankind. He is truly a credit to your wonderful town. Also thanks to the staff of the excellent museum and the chief of police for tracking me down and reporting...
  • To the Editor, As volunteer organizations, we fully understand and deeply appreciate the time and effort it takes to be successful.  The Red Lodge Area Community Foundation deserves a heartfelt “Thank-you” from our entire Community as well as all the beneficiaries.  Your outstanding unselfish commitment sets exemplary goals...
  • An angler finds enjoyment in the preparation, the ritual, the scenery, friendships, and collecting great stories along the way. Catching fish is secondary to the journey itself. Landing a large, beautiful trout requires patience and skill, but it is just as rewarding to enjoy the moment, make a memory, then release the fish so someone else can...
  • Maynard A. Reece, "Papa" and "Road Dog" of Red Lodge, formerly of Mechanicsville, Va. passed away at home Oct. 9, 2014.  A true Southern gentleman, US Navy Korean war veteran and a good man, he now joins his beloved wife, Ruth.  Maynard is survived by his three daughters and son-in-laws, Valerie and Jerry Rollison of...
  • As the lights dimmed, you could feel the hearts of all beating with anticipation and excitement. Ram Volleyball was not only playing for pride, they were playing for all that have bravely fought breast cancer. The team, coaches and families had been planning this night for months.  The sidewalks were lined with messages of who the girls were...
  •  “A whopping $241,210 was reached in donations for the 2014 Fun Run,” said Tracy Timmons, Executive Director of the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation (RLACF), event sponsor. Last year the Fun Run raised $195,235 and this year RLACF reached their goal of exceeding it by a huge margin. A record 66 nonprofits participated. The...
  •   A movie about a U.S. Veteran returning home from Afghanistan and being helped through his struggles by a native American woman is to be shot in Red Lodge and Crow Agency next July. The film called ‘The Wind of Heaven’ will star Irene Bedard, who provided the voice of the 1995 Disney production of ‘Pocahontas.’ Bedard...