Monthly archive

July, 2014

  • To the Editor,   Some of Montana’s best exports are our ideas and its time we bring a great idea back home. Growing up in Havre, I had abundant opportunities to explore some of Montana’s wild rivers. My love of wild spaces was born on trips with the boy scouts canoeing the Missouri river, or rafting the Middle Fork of the Flathead...
  • The Beartooth Pass has been voted one of the country’s best motorcycle rides, according to travel experts and readers of USA Today. The Beartooth Pass finished 3rd after writers nominated 20 of the country’s favorite roads for a motorcycle ride. The 3rd place finish was the highest in the Western United States. “The popularity of...
  • The Carbon County Fair will run until July 26 at the Fairgrounds on the west bench, Red Lodge. On Friday, the beef show 8 a.m. followed by the dairy cattle Show, rabbit then poultry show 11 a.m., swine showmanship 5 p.m. On Saturday, Sweepstakes Showmanship’s (large animal then small animal) 9 a.m., Buyer’s lunch 11 a.m., market...
  • “Wearing a Red Lodge Ram helmet for the last time Levi Lynde did not let the announcers constant mispronunciation of his name slow him down, instead he made sure that his name would be printed on the pages of Montana East -West Shrine Game history,” writes Teresa Nelson. Lynde’s fourth quarter run of 99 yards may not have pushed...
  • It’s not a new fast food dish nor is it an expression of getting into problems but is in fact a sport. Pickleball. Remember the name, it’s hard not to, because this sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis, is making a big comeback across the country. It is the most popular sport you’ve never heard of...
  • Ronald Bruce Baker, 64, of Missoula, set his spirit free from his worldly vessel on Sunday, April 6, 2014. He was surrounded by his devoted family at St. Patrick's Hospital in Missoula. Memorial services are planned for 2 p.m. on July 27 at the Rock Creek Resort, Banquet Reception Hall, in Red Lodge, MT. 6380 US 212, Red Lodge, MT 59068. It is...
  • Mi l ton Coutu died peacefully on July 13, 2014 in Scottsdale, Ariz., at the age of 97. He was born on June 5, 1917 in Helena. He graduated from Carroll Co l l e g e , He l ena and Creighton School of Medicine, Omah, Neb., and while in college served as a Captain in the Army Medical Corps. Milt, or Doc Coutu as he was known by those he served,...
  • "Forever Married - July 21, 1946". On that beautiful day Howard R. Crumbacher and Norma A. Jacobson were married in Red lodge. This earthly union lasted over 57 years until Norma went to be with the Lord on Feb. 24, 2004. Howard grieved his bride's loss with a heavy heart, yet vibrantly lived and continued to love his family and...