Monthly archive

August, 2013

  • Shirley Mae Hodges went thru the gates of heaven at her home in Bearcreek on Aug. 22, 2013. She was born in Clark, Wyo. and attended grade school in Clark and finished high school in Belfry. She married Buster Tolman and they had two daughters, Sandi and Mary. Later she divorced and married Burl Hodges and they resided at Bearcreek. Survivors...
  • The Fromberg Day Parade was considered one of the the "best" in years by those who came to enjoy their day out in the town. Seen here is the Fromberg Falcon mascot with colorful fans. For more photos please click here.
  • During summer, the students may have been enjoying their vacation, but the work never stopped for Carbon County schools, which underwent some maintenance and repairs. Projects included: additions to school safety devices, energy efficiency improvements, general upkeep and other construction assignments for the 2013-2014 school year. To further...
  • The works of three young and talented artists fill the walls at the recently opened Montana Gallery and studio. Located in the heart of Red Lodge at 22 N. Broadway, the family owned gallery and studio houses unique renditions from artists Tyler Murphy, Kira Fercho and Daniel Keys. The space, owned by Tyler and his father Mike, opened in June and...
  •  Déjà Vous or Déjà vu? Which way is correct? Déjà vous is something few people know the true meaning of. Fromberg has its yearly Fromberg Celebration on Saturday 24 August. The theme is Déjà Vous. According to the research it has been seen in both ways and some say they are different but...
  • By Lizzie Blumenthal CCN Reporter Known as the “best little rally in the west,” the Beartooth Beemer (BB) biker rally brought hundreds of riders from all over the country to camp, meet up with fellow bikers and explore Montana’s finest scenery. On Aug. 15, the bikers began arriving at Lion’s Camp, at Lake Fork Rd., to set...
  • Carbon County Fair Results 2013 Indoor Best of Show: Senior—Jack Purcell, Rock Creek Ranchers Junior—Justin King, Fromberg GoGetters Art/Drawing: Senior— Jack Purcell, Rock Creek Ranchers; Junior— Jonathan Erickson, Rock Creek Ranchers Crafts/Scrapbooking: Senior— Carissa Lebsack, Rockvale Ramblers; Junior—...
  • Rock Creek Fire, south of Red Lodge, is being held at 900 acres with 20 percent containment. 145 structures are now threatened. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock visited the scene of the fire on Friday. For more on this story please see Carbon County News this Thursday. The fire is burning in sage and timber in steep terrain. U.S. Highway 212 is open to...
  • The decision has been made by Cycle Greater Yellowstone to stay in Cody for 2 nights on Thursday,  Aug. 22 and Friday, Aug. 23. They are very apologetic and stated that it is strictly a "risk management issue". They determined that it was not worth the risk for their event. This has created quite a few changes. Here is the update at...