Monthly archive

November, 2014

  • To the Editor, I want to thank Emily Bertino, the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary, the Board of Directors, the Volunteers and all the people and businesses that donated to this event. It was a great evening! I was very honored to be asked to come back for the Feast. It was great seeing old friends and supporters, and the animals. The Sanctuary is...
  • To the Editor, A little over a month and a half ago with little notice or pause for reflection, the Red Lodge community lost a great woman. I am talking of course of Norma Knisely Jarvi. For over 60 years she served the community first as a reporter, and later for the Montana Department of Revenue’s Appraiser’s Office. She came to Red...
  • To the Editor, A huge thank you to everyone who came out for the Community Area Foundation wine tasting benefit on Saturday. Whether you consider yourself a wine connoisseur or took the opportunity to sample an array of wines, you helped to raise over $3,000 to support programs that will directly benefit this community! We’d also like to...
  • The Bridger Lady Scouts traveled to Absarokee last week for the district tournament. Coming in as the number one seed, the Scouts matched up with the Park City Panthers. As you would expect from a one seed, the Scouts made quick work of the Panthers, winning in three sets by the scores of 25-8, 25-11, and 25-13. However, the Scouts would suffer a...
  • What should have been a ho-hum district tournament in Columbus turned into a real series of cliffhangers. Going into the matches we figured that Huntley Project and Red Lodge would be moving on. We had beaten everyone else in the course of the season. Normally three teams move on, but every third year only two get to continue on and this was the...
  • RED LODGE - The initial results of a midterm election that tipped the balance of power in the US Senate into the hands of the GOP almost immediately spelled victory for a Montana Republican who captured a U.S. Senate seat that was previously occupied by Democrats for almost 100 years. Republican Steve Daines easily edged out his Democrat contender...
  • Betty Koon, 90, of Red Lodge died on Oct. 28 after a lengthy illness. Betty was born in Mitchell, S.D., in 1923. Her parents were Charles and Bernice Clark, and she was the youngest of four. Upon graduation, Betty enlisted in the Navy where she served as a WAVE (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Services) in Norman, Okla. Upon her return to...
  • Las Vegas, Nev., resident Loretta Anne Dutton, 74, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. at her home. She was born in Fromberg, May 23, 1940 to Emil and Emily Kober. She attended schools in Roberts, and Eastern College, Billings. She was married June 10, 1959 to Ira Dutton in Oklahoma City, Okla. Ira and Loretta moved to Big Timber and then to...
  • Precincts Reporting: 16 of 16 32 Provisional Ballots still to be counted Updated: 11/4/14 @ 11:55 p.m.        FEDERAL U.S. Senate         U.S. House Dist.1   Amanda Curtis (Dem) 1665                    ...