Monthly archive

October, 2014

  • It was a day to be remembered at the All-State cross-country championships at the Bill Roberts Golf Course in Helena, last weekend as the boys team carried off the state trophy for the third-straight year. This makes the first team in Red Lodge High School history to achieve three successive state championships. You have to travel back to 1962-64...
  • Tillie White, 96, of Joliet, died peacefully Friday evening Oct. 24, 2014 of natural causes. Tillie was born Aug. 25, 1918 in Broadview. Her family moved to Shepherd then to Roberts, where she started school, and finally to Boyd where she completed her education. She married William “Buster” White in 1937 and after several years in...
  • Frances, 91, died Oct. 17, 2014 in the warm love of her family in Red Lodge. She was born at home in rural Billings on Oct. 11, 1923 to parents, Florence Scarrah of Irish decent and Fred V. Clark of English decent. Florence and Fred had 7 children. All are now deceased. They were Raymond, Norman, Faith(Toodles), Earl (Brown), Eileen(Tootsie),...
  • Senior night brings emotions and the pressure to have your last conference game on the home field not be your last game on the home field. A win keeps the playoffs within sight. Rams Seniors showed up to play and inspired underclassmen to step up their game on the offensive line. Senior line Kyle Draper, Liam Morse, Dillion Iverson and running...
  • An enthralling 117 point game between the S c o u t s a n d Cu s t e r- Hysham that the spoils going to Cougars, just. This seesaw encount e r, whe re the l e a d changed 3 times, finally finished 61-56. Trent Goldsber r y opened the scoring for Bridger taking a 20-yard pass from Austin Riddle. Ryan Zentner followed up with Riddle supplying him...
  • There was a going away party for Red Lodge Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, Patty Davis on Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Red Lodge Pizza Co. Davis is staying in town but leaving the Chamber. The community turned out en force to show i t s appreciation. Davis said she was floored by the reception. “It’s just a lot of people! I...
  • While dark irony is filling the airwaves of Red Lodge about the interminable bout of construction the town is presently under, no one is laughing in the vicinity of the north corridor. Julie Lindgren, owner of Rockin’ J North, put it plainly, “If this was the only store I had, the doors would be closed. That’s how bad it is. You...
  • How can your community survive a natural disaster like an earthquake or provide for your family when the economy fails? Vital issues, as well as daily, independent home energy methods were some of the topics Saturday, Oct. 18, when AERO (Alternative Energy Resources Information) lived up to its name when it held its annual meeting in Red Lodge at...
  • To the Editor, I want to sincerely thank the honest young man who found my wallet in front of the museum around Oct. 3 and took it in the staff at the museum. He helps restore my faith in mankind. He is truly a credit to your wonderful town. Also thanks to the staff of the excellent museum and the chief of police for tracking me down and reporting...