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December, 2014

  • Phillip H. Boggio, 69, of Billings passed away suddenly Nov. 25, 2014. He was born Dec. 23, 1944, in Billings, the son of Henry and Wilma Boggio and raised on their ranch in Luther. Phil graduated from Montana State University in 1967 and joined the MSU Extension Service.  On Dec. 22, 1969 he married Linda Baumgartner.  He served in the...
  • Jason Priest appeared before Carbon County District Court Judge Blair Jones on Wednesday, Dec. 3, and pled guilty to each of four counts of amended charges, now all misdemeanors, for an incident that occurred on Feb. 1, in Red Lodge at his residence. He was immediately sentenced. Sentences were: Count 1, Partner Family Member Assault, one year...
  • The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for Carbon County due to ice jam flooding near Bridger along the South River Road by the Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River. The advisory will be in place until Dec. 4 at 1:45 p.m. Persons living between Bridger and the confluence of the Clarks Fork and Red Lodge Creek are advised to watch...

November, 2014

  • Partners Jenn Nelson and Piney Hardiman stand with their wedding license outside the Carbon County District Court building, Nov. 25. Several onlookers cheered as the same-sex couple posed for photographs on the courthouse steps as the snow fell. For the couple the recent lifting of Montana’s ban on gay marriages will mean making their lives...
  • The Beartooth Elks annual Hoop Shoot Event was held on Saturday, Nov. 22 at the Civic Center in Red Lodge. Over 560 students participated in contests at schools in Carbon and Stillwater counties to earn a spot in this contest. The winners and runner ups were: Girls: 8-9 Winner: Hailey Croft (Roberts), 2nd Place: MaKenna Prather (Columbus) 10-11...
  • The Red Lodge Lady Rams braved the chilling temperatures to compete in the All Class State Volleyball Tournament in Bozeman this past Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The atmosphere in the Brick Breeden Field House is crowded, noisy, hectic, and a little intimidating for the newcomers. All of our girls, save the freshmen, had been there before, but...
  • To the Editor, I would like to thank all the cast members, parents, audience members, businesses and organizations who made the Red Lodge production of Missoula Children's Theatre "Rapunzel" such a success. Due to spring scheduling conflicts, our residency week was the same week as the Red Lodge School Music Concert and Halloween....
  • Lois T. (Toothaker) Snyder (12-06-1925) joined her deceased husband, Allen Cole Snyder (11-09-1922 - 01-19- 2012) on Nov. 7, 2014. At her request, her body has been cremated and services will take place at a later time. Lois Pear Toothaker was the child of Ira Toothaker (1876 - 1956) and Edith Statton Toothaker (1889 - 1967). She was born and...
  • On Sunday night, Nov. 16, 2014 Melvin Birt Brown passed away at Cedarwood Villa. He was born May 8, 1916 in Belfry, to Mary and Birt Brown. He was very proud to be from a large, loving family of 14 kids. All of which are deceased except one. Melvin attended first grade at Cherry Springs and then moved to Belfry where he graduated in 1935. Melvin...