Monthly archive

May, 2013

  • “Red Lodge is open” is the battle cry from storeowners along the town’s beleaguered main street as work continues on the Water Mains Project. Foot traffic is reportedly down as is participation and ticket sales for workshops and events. On the National Day of Prayer, May 2, only the Pastor turned up at the Carbon County Court...
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  •   Most religions advocate tolerance in varying degrees, and many if not most believers in these religions reject tolerance especially in areas of faith and culture. As I have said before, many people consider different to be dangerous. This may be a genetic survival trait. Love and tolerance are basic tenants of the Christian faith, but there...
  •   To the Editor: On a recent road trip, I picked up a copy of the Omaha World Herald (4/30/2013) and read an article about a 61-year-old man who was convicted of his third DUI and as a result lost his drivers license for 15 years, with 60 days in jail, a $1,000 fine and four years of probation.  We continually read of persons with 5, 6...
  •   To the Editor: The Joliet Club Volleyball hosted a U12 and U14 tournament in Joliet, April 27.  There were 10 U12 teams and 6 U14 teams.  Thanks so much to all the parents and high school kids who helped with the tournament on Saturday.  I was very pleased with all the teams and their level of play.  Club...
  •   To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity share how grateful I am for the generosity of the businesses and citizens of our community. It is such a wonderful thing to know that the people in Carbon County stand with the Boys & Girls Club, sharing our belief that the health and well-being of our youth is vital to the health of...
  • A memorial service will be held for Paul and Betty Littrell, June 14 at 1 p.m. at the Joliet Cemetery.
  • Memorial services for longtime Red Lodge resident Irma M. Capps will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 11 at the Red Lodge Community Church. Interment will be in the John Henry Cemetery. Mrs. Capps, 97, died Feb. 27, 2013 in Lewistown. Cremation has taken place. Smith-Olcott Funeral Chapel is assisting with arrangements.
  • Hubert Charles Ostrum died suddenly on May 4, 2013 doing what he loved best, working cattle and spending time with Scott and Stefan. He was born on Nov. 2, 1937 in Columbus. Hubert is survived by his ex-wife, Bobbie Ostrum of Billings; his daughter, Robin Ostrum of Seattle, Wash.; and the three apples of his eyes, his grand-daughters, Tana,...
  •   Upon being informed of the theft in April, 2013, of 559 pounds of high explosives stored by the United State Forest Service (USFS) approximately two miles south of Red Lodge, Red Lodge parents of students in the schools sought answers and action at a press conference called by Red Lodge Police Chief Richard Pringle on Thursday, May 2 at...