Monthly archive

May, 2014

  • Joliet School held its first Annual ‘Not In Our School” anti-bullying program last week when high school students presented a series of exercises and a video to grades 1st through 5th. George Warbur ton, physical education teacher, opened proceedings, thanking Julie Unger, President of Parents in Action for donating t-shirts, a pizza...
  • Red Lodge Youth Soccer made their debut under the name Red Lodge Rangers (right) last weekend and began the era with two victories over High-Line United and Sidney Strikers last Saturday. The Rangers are now in first place in the MYSA Classic league. The Rangers travel to Miles City this Saturday to take on Miles City Posse and Big Timber Wolves....
  • The Stillwater Invitational at Laurel saw Red Lodge girls finish first with 73 points. Joliet placed 4th with 57 points and Roberts 18th with 5 points. For the boys' events Joliet finished 4th with 59 points, Red Lodge 7th with 27 points, and Bridger 17th with 4 points. Results GIRLS 100 – 1st: Tru Roginske, Jol, 12.8; 2nd Tiffany Poore...
  • Ken passed away at age 63 on Sa tur d a y, May 10, 2014 after a nine-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He fought with Sisu and quiet faith. We were all blessed to be able to surround him wi th our love the week before his passing. K e n w a s born on Feb. 12, 1951, the middle child of Onni and Frances Hyvonen. He attended elementary school at...
  • Mi che a l Ro b e r t George, Jr., 35, of Belgrade ( f o rme r ly o f Bridger) passed away surrounded by family and friends Thursday morning, May 8, 2014, of complications from cardiac arrest. Micheal was born to Mike and Diane George on March 2, 1979 in Bi l l ings . From the moment he opened those big, dark brown eyes he had our hearts. He grew...
  • Wally Olds, 82, of Red Lodge, died of heart failure on Monday, May 12, 2014. Fortunately he had the time and wit to write his own obituary. Here it is: I was born April 2, 1932, the son of Gary and Florus Olds, in Winfield, Kan., where I grew up. I graduated from the Univ. of Missouri with a Bachelors of Journalism in 1954, spent two years in the...
  • Mar y Cour t i s , 94, peacefully passed away at her home near Luther on May 12. As she began her final journey, she looked forward to the welcoming embrace from the family members and friends who had preceded her. Mary felt that the nearly five decades she lived in the vicinity of Red Lodge had been among the best of her life. She wanted to...
  • “Life is what it is, but it will become what you make it.” This was the motto of Judith Ann Dodd, a native Montanan and a beautiful and determined soul who loved her life as a mother, friend and educator. She died on May 10, 2014 and is now at peace. Judy was born on Nov. 17, 1944 to Josephine Richardson and James Dodd. She grew up in...
  • Concern over water is as old as the West itself. Now, with oil and gas companies like Energy Corporation of America drilling wells in Stillwater and Carbon counties, the potential for water contamination in our communities should not be ignored. Real threats to our water from oil and gas development exist even without considering deep aquifer...
  • As a visit to the Open Secrets website (http://www.opensecrets.org/resources/ dollarocracy/05.php) will explain and illustrate, political donations from labor unions make up a relatively small fraction of the total. It is misleading to assert that Democrats are the “largest political donors by far.” (Letter to editor, Dianne Wyss, 5-8-...