Monthly archive

June, 2014

  • While most fire departments are cutting out unnecessary pork, Roberts Fire Chief Hunter Bell celebrated the annual Roberts Rural Fire District 6 pig roast on Saturday, June 7, as an important community event by cutting up pork. “We expect a good number to turn out,” he said as he rightly took all the heat and manned the grill. Bell was...
  • On Saturday morning, June 7, despite threatening skies, the fog lifted and runners had clear sailing with a slight chill in the air but no rain for Mason’s Mountain Run. “We prefer the cool weather and the day is just gorgeous,” said one runner before the race. A 10K Trail run & 2 Mile trail run/walk were held at the Lions...
  • The Beartooth Gallery in Red Lodge is holding a silent auction and a raffle to raise $6,200 for a handicapped chair lift for the Red Lodge city pool. The silent auction items are, "Above Parkside” by Jerry Inman, retailing at $495 and "Clutch", a sage and metal sculpture by Brenna Tyler, retailing at $3,495. Both artists are...
  • A benefit is to be held for Tony “TK” Kenyon, June 21 at the Joliet Community Center starting at 6 p.m. There will be a dinner, silent auction, a live auctions and dancing with music by Jon Buck & Reckless. Kenyon was born in Boyd and graduated from Joliet High School in 1992. He served four years in the U.S. Navy during the Gulf/...
  • Red Lodge is lessened by the passing of Jim Hoiness on June 3, 2014 at the age of 84. Jim was born the younger of two children to Clarence and Beth Hoiness in Billings. He graduated from Billings Senior High School in 1948 and from Montana State College in 1952, where he was the student body president and a proud member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon...
  • “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Lao Tzu Thank you everyone who helped me celebrate that first step taken nearly forty years ago, when I began teaching at Roberts School. My surprise retirement party following the Spring Concert was overwhelming! Thanks to hundreds of hours of preparation by dozens of family...
  • Red Lodge Fire Department’s Wildfire Awareness Open House listened to a talk given by Australians Jason Sharples and Bob Cechet about experiences they’ve had and witnessed in their own country regarding fires. Sharples is an associate professor at the University of New South Wales, and a rural fire fighter for the Gungahlin Brigade, a...
  • A vehicle rollover north of Laurel heading towards Red Lodge on Tuesday June 6 involved only one vehicle. According to Carbon County Sheriff ’s documents the man was driving a Subaru that had a flatbed trailer pulling a truck on it towards Red Lodge when he lost control and began to swerve causing his car and the trailer to flip. He was not...
  • A dog shot in Joliet for attacking chickens was shot on Carbon County land not City. The incident happened May 25 when the owner’s of the dog let the animal out and it ran to their neighbor’s yard and started attacking the neighbors chickens. The owner of the chickens tried to fend the dog off using a stick according to the Carbon...
  • Celebrating the Beartooth Elks Lodge’s building 100 years in Red Lodge, Pam Todd spoke at the Historical Society and Museum about how the Elks were created. Todd began her speech saying, “today the Elks is a charitable, fraternity organization non profit. We support many different charities, some local lodges, and some pick projects...