Monthly archive

May, 2014

  • 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 ...
  • To the Editor,  On behalf of Belfry Schools, Staff, Teachers and Faculty, we would like to express our thank you to the following people and businesses that helped make our Cross-Curricular Medieval/Renaissance Unit an astonishing success! Mike and Diane Dallin, Fromberg, for the Smoker to roast/smoke our Pig. Vic and Kelly from the...
  • To the Editor, My name is Terry Riley, and I am the volunteer writer for the Red Lodge Community Center article. I am writing in response to Dianne Wyss and Annette Anderson’s letters in the May 1, 2014, Carbon County News. I thank the editor who provides the process and vehicle, and our free and open society, that allows for public...
  • To the Editor, The City of Red Lodge was budgeting into the six figures for the fire department when the City still operated the ambulance service, which was eventually moved to the Red Lodge Fire District building. The ambulance district was then created which began funding the ambulance service and the City’s only involvement was to...
  • To the Editor, As a senior citizen, I have a few words to say in defense of the Carbon County News.  Last week’s edition carried a scathing attack on the newspaper that was unsubstantiated.  The writer apparently did not agree with a column related to health care which was included in the Red Lodge senior center news the previous...