Monthly archive

May, 2013

  •   “I am a tree man,” said Ron Barker, proudly. He used to have a tree care business in Billings for 35 years. He has been happily retired with his wife, Linda, in Fromberg the last three years. “We are equal distance between the kids and friends in Billings and God’s country to the south." He has grandchildren and...
  • The Red Lodge Area Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is offering a prize for the best concept representing the Red Lodge community. “If you are somewhere else, how do you describe Red Lodge?” Steve Mikels, EDC President, posed the question. “What do you think of when I name the following communities in one word?,” he asked. “Sturgis-...
  • Red Lodge Mayor Brian Roat took the blame for the City for the failure to install adequate signage during the Water Rehab Project that would inform visitors that the town is open and help them to shop Red Lodge. Roat was speaking at the weekly informational construction meeting at City Hall, Wednesday. All businesses are accessible and ready for...
  • Robert Edward Mundy died May 6, 2013, after living with metastasized melanoma for over 4 ½ years. Ed was born in Muncie, Indiana, on Oct. 2, 1937, to Marie (Guthrie) and Robert Mundy. Shortly thereafter the family moved to a dairy farm near Mitchell, Indiana, where he received his early education. In 1958 he received a B.S. Degree from Indiana...
  • Edythe peacefully passed away at Grace Point Landing in Cambridge, Minn., after a sudden illness. Edythe Rose was born in Laurel, to Mabel (Cammack) and William Cunningham. She grew up in the Park City/Red Lodge region of Montana, with her only sibling, younger sister Phyllis. They had no trouble finding playmates, as extended family dotted the...
  • Wanda Lou May was born on Dec. 18, 1923, in Red Lodge, to Agnes Whittington and Francis Pearl May. She was 89 when she died at Aspen Meadows on May 8, 2013. Wanda was raised on the Golden Willow family ranch near Red Lodge. She attended school at her grandparent’s school, The Whittington School. Wanda later graduated in 1942 from Carbon...
  •    If talk is cheap, political talk is even cheaper. We can thank our governor for reminding us of this, when he vetoed two bills, unanimously endorsed by the PSC, that would have provided consumers with well-deserved protection against rising energy costs. Steve Bullock won the election by convincing enough people that his brand of Big Government...
  • To the Editor: The Mountain View teachers and staff would like to thank the parents and volunteers who honored us during Teacher Appreciation Week by covering teachers' duties, providing delicious treats, and for the massages.  Your thoughtfulness is very much appreciated. The Mountain View Staff
  • To the Editor: I want to congratulate Max Baucus for his recent stand on our 2nd amendment rights. It surprised me that he stood up for Montanans in this instance when he is so willingly turned his back on his constituents when it came to Obama Care. Now, when he has decided not to run for another term, he has become a critic of President Obama...
  • To the Editor: Beartooth Recreational Trails Association would like to thank everyone who attended our Outdoor Day May 11.  Special thanks to all the entertaining, professional presenters who made it a great day to learn some outdoor skills (like bear identification, fly fishing, trail projects, back packs, bike maintenance, etc.). Thanks to...