Monthly archive

April, 2014

  • Lion’s Park was packed with eager youngsters for the annual Easter Egg hunt. Although the search was not as difficult as in the past when snow lay roundabout, the enthusiasm was no less diminished. Pictured is Sawyer, 18 months old, with his egg-cellent finds.
  • Bill Barnes hula-hoops at the American Cancer Society Climb to Conquer Cancer of Red Lodge Kickoff at First Interstate Bank in Red Lodge, April 17. Event volunteers and participants gathered to launch their fundraising efforts for the year and inform how local cancer survivors and caregivers have benefitted from the funds raised at the Climb to...
  • On Monday, April 21, Jim Berve of Red Lodge, returned to the site of last year’s horror in Boston to run the Boston Marathon for the 3rd time. “That’s what made me want to do it, put a spike in it!” he said. He had no hesitations. “Last year, when you crossed the finish line after it went off, there was no winner,...
  • Be advised if you travel on Hauser, Villard or Word Avenues the Red Lodge Police Department will begin strictly enforcing the speed limits on these Avenues immediately. Recently the City has experienced numerous complaints about speeding in this area and the dangers speeding creates for the residents and those using the Parks, etc. The speeding...
  • A Wyoming man has pleaded not guilty in the theft of 559 pounds of explosives from a government bunker near Red Lodge. Budd James Nesius of Wheatland is charged with possession of stolen explosives. He entered his not-guilty plea Monday during a brief hearing in U.S. District Court in Billings. Officials discovered in April that the explosives...
  • Weather dependent, Red Lodge 8th to Robinson will begin the week of April 28. Goran, LLC will mobilize and begin work on Beartooth Lane. There will be no impacts to Broadway during mobilization and while work begins on Beartooth Lane. The project will beautify and improve Red Lodge. Its purpose is to improve safety, pavement conditions, access and...
  • The Red Lodge Fire Department visited the Boys and Girls Club last Friday and gave a talk about fire drills. Afterwards the students got to explore a fire engine but best of all also had a chance to use a water hose. Fire department members Ray Castellani and Doug Mann were on hand to help with the hose.  For more photos please click here
  • On Sunday, April 13, 2014 with family by her side, Mary Jean Laws, 77, passed away peacefully at home in Billings. She is survived by her 5 children, 12 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
  • Merton Everly Rustad, 70, of Powell, Wyo., passed on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Riverstone Hospice House in Billings, after a lengthy illness. Merton was born Sept. 9, 1943, in Baker, and was a graduate of Park County High School, Livingston Class of 1961. He went on to attend Rocky Mountain College in Billings where he played football and...