Monthly archive

May, 2014

  •  An excavator on a trailer  became uncoupled from a dump truck May 7  on Highway 421 near Joliet. The dump truck was pulling the trailer. Fortunately no one was hurt in this incident. The Joliet Rural Volunteer Fire Department, Joliet Police Department, Carbon County Sheriff Department, Montana Highway Patrol, Carbon County DES, and...
  • Erin Marie Johnson, daughter of Mark and Brenda Johnson of Joliet will graduate from Carroll College in Helena on Saturday, May 10. She will receive a B.S. with a double major in Communications and Public Relations and her minor in T.V. Production. She graduates with honors and has been selected for the Walter Cronkite Graduate Program at Arizona...
  • On Saturday, May 3, the Beartooth Humane Alliance (BHA) honored students at Carbon County Schools with awards for a contest called "Breaking the Chain." Teachers were encouraged to have their students complete essays on the topic of a fictional abused dog named Barkley. “We chose a 1st place and an honorable mention from each...
  • On Wednesday, April 30, the Board of Trustees of Beartooth Electric Cooperative (BEC), met in Red Lodge at the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation for their monthly meeting. For discussion, were some of the latest filings and ongoing negotiations with the Southern Montana Electric Generation and Transmission Cooperative, Inc. (Southern) bankruptcy...
  • Albert Crowder was filled with pride that he will be going to the 2014 (Special Olympics) National Games in basketball in June in New Jersey. “About a team of eight is going,” he said with a smile. “I am the only one from Carbon County.” Crowder has been active in basketball only the last few years. “Katie got me involved,” he explained,...
  • By Michael Beckel SPECIAL TO THE NEWS Center for Public Integrity A secretive nonprofit connected to a pair of conservative Montana state senators, which spent heavily during the state’s contested 2012 Supreme Court race, raised more than $900,000 in 2012, according to a tax filing. Five unnamed donors accounted for 70 percent of the...
  • Charlene Rae Daffin went to be with our Lord on March 21, 2014. Services will be held for her in Hemet, Calif., May 9, 2014. We want to thank the staff at St. Vincent Medical Clinic and Dr. Fouts and Dr. McNamer for taking great care of my sister. Special thanks to all who watched over her, and Praxton for the fresh fish she enjoyed so much. To...
  • Gerald Rex “Jerry” Zachary, age 76, went to be with the Lord in heaven on April 28, 2014, from his home in Olympia, Wash. Gerald is survived by his wife, Janet Lee “Jan” Zachary; daughter, Rachelle Ann (Derek) Beaulieu, and granddaughters, Katelyn Jan and Kirsten Ella, all of Tumwater, Wash.; sister, Arlene Frances (Gilbert...
  • What is going on in this country? It used to be that killing someone was absolutely the worst thing a person could do. Rape came in a close second. Law enforcement kills people out of panic or suspicion. They rarely get more than a minor slap. Male prison guards rape female inmates. It is rape because the prisoner has no right to consent to sex....
  • To the Editor, We at the Red Lodge Community Center advocate for senior citizens and for truth.  Every item in our weekly news article is accurate, appropriate and true.  We are non-partisan and wish to hear all political viewpoints. Our news reporter, Terry Riley, is intelligent, knowledgeable, ethical, fair and responsible. His ...