Monthly archive

April, 2014

  • From a very young age, Elva was a bright star, independent and fun loving. She was an exuberant soul whose philosophy toward life was “Why not?!!” Elva, known as “Ma” to her children, “Granny” to her grandchildren and great grandchildren, passed away on March 24, 2014, surrounded by family. Elva was born on Dec...
  • To the Editor, When I came to Red Lodge in April of 2008 to work at the Boys & Girls Club I wrote a letter of thanks to the Editor for the warm and friendly welcome my family and I received. I find it only fitting that I close my career with the Boys & Girls Club with another note of thanks. I am grateful for the strong community support...
  • Dear CCN readers and friends, First, I would like to thank the community for their constant support and welcoming spirit. The connections, great friends and memories I’ve made in this town are so special, simply words cannot describe. But, I am sad to say that I will be leaving Red Lodge to pursue different adventures. However, leaving this...
  • The Joliet Community Center is pleased to announce that it has received $500 in grant money from the Walmart Community Foundation. Grant money will be used to maintain the community center’s facility. For more information, contact Susan Wolfe, JCC Manager at 406-962-9027.
  • Donna Dawson has been named as the 2013 Volunteer of the Year for the Domestic and Sexual Violence Services (DSVS). She contributed nearly 1,500 hours last year for the organization. Dawson began volunteering for DSVS in 2012 after completing their annual crisis advocacy training. A Bridger resident, Dawson has helped to ensure that awareness of...
  • Aiming to be the go-to resource for families in Carbon County, the Boys & Girls Club re-opened its doors this week, providing a positive place for kids to spend their after-school hours. Excited kids danced to a lively Zumba beat, gobbled a healthy snack of homemade chili and “hidden forest” muffins, scurried around the Clubhouse...
  • The service members in Ca r b on Count y ha v e worked hard, over 5,100 hours, to help develop programs that greatly impact the community. To celebrate National Service Day on April 1, the four Ameri- Corps VISTA members presented to Mayor Ed Williams the projects they have achieved over the past few years. Williams then signed a proclamation,...
  • After going through a near three month long search process, the Red Lodge School District has offered the position of Interim Superintendent for the 2014-2015 school year to current Roosevelt Middle School Principal John Fitzgerald. Following a comprehensive statewide Superintendent search the District had opted to pursue a one-year interim...
  • An ‘Information’ document was filed in District Court, Carbon County by County Attorney Alex Nixon against Calico Colvin, Joliet, 31, on April 2, charging Colvin with two felony counts involving an alleged sexual assault against a minor. The charges were Sexual Intercourse without Consent and Tampering with a Witness. In an affidavit...
  • The Home of Champions Rodeo fundraiser ‘Cowboys and Carnations’ attracted a large crowd last Saturday evening at the Rock Creek Resort. Two large auctions saw some high scores paid out as well as a busy card table. At the event Don Coutts was named as this year’s Grand Marshal for the 4th of July parade while Jim DeSaveur,...