Monthly archive

July, 2014

  • Raymond (Ray) Patana, 81, of Benson, Ariz., passed away July 1, 2014 in Tucson, Ariz. He was born Aug. 25, 1932 in Russia, the son of Helmi and Arne Patana. When just weeks old his family returned to Red Lodge where he was raised, graduating from Red Lodge High School in 1950. After graduation he entered the Navy and upon discharge he attended...
  • Our beloved father, husband, brother and friend passed away in the early morning hours on July 10, 2014 in Red Lodge of natural causes. Mike was born on June 26, 1926 in Decatur, Ill., to Mark and Emma Kane. He grew up on the family farm in Carrollton, Ill., with his parents and brother, James. In 1943, at the age of seventeen, he enlisted in the...
  • A one-vehicle crash occurred north of Red Lodge, July 14, near the KOA Campground. According to the Carbon County Sheriff’s Department the driver was apparently distracted when she reached for her cell phone and her vehicle, a minivan, went off Highway 212 into a ditch and then along a clearing of trees before hitting a tree dead center....
  • Red Lodge Mayor Ed Williams announced Thursday that after meeting with MDOT and Goran officials construction on Highway 212, north of Red Lodge,  will be stopped this evening, July 17 and begin again on Monday July 21. The move was made to accomodate the immense amount of traffic expected for the Beartooth Rally. Yesterday Mayor Williams had...
  • Shakespeare in the Park has move to the Old Roosevelt School gym from Lions Park after poor weather conditions. The performance will begin at 6:30 p.m. July 15, with a 450th birthday celebration for the Bard taking place at 6 p.m.
  • Friday in Red Lodge saw a large number of bikers in town enjoying the cool summer evening and the sights of the town.
  • Montana Conservation Corps (MCC) and Beartooth Recreational Trails Association (BRTA) are working together this week to expand the city’s Rocky Fork Trail. MCC has been working hard the last two days expanding the trail to the river east of the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary (YWS). This work will take all week as they take out sod and move...
  • There has been a big hoorah the last few weeks about the care disabled veterans get from the VA clinics. The biggest point for political discussion has been the wait time for appointments. The reports have ranged from gross exaggerations to understatements mostly designed to score political points. The truth of the matter is that there has been a...