Monthly archive

December, 2013

  • Bridger Courage Bridger Girl Scout troop 2070 and 2063 have been working on what courage and strength is and how you use it in your everyday lives and how some others have to use it more. Each girl had someone they knew come in and talk about how courage and strength is a part of their life. They listened to Kathy Normile who has struggled with...
  • Domestic and Sexual Violence Services (DSVS), a non-profit agency serving Carbon and Stillwater County families whose lives have been touched by the national epidemic of domestic violence, recently received a HopeLine® from Verizon grant of $10,000 to expand its work. Verizon Wireless’ HopeLine program supports domestic violence...
  • A new bicycle rack has been installed in downtown Red Lodge on Wells Fargo Bank property at 11th Street. The custom designed bicycle rack is a joint project of the Beartooth Recreational Trails Association (BRTA) and Wells Fargo Bank. The rack was built by Back Alley Metals, located in Red Lodge, and will securely park six bicycles. Secure parking...
  • At the age of 101, Mary (Zaversnik) Favero passed away Nov. 29, 2013 at her home after a brief illness. She was born in Recica, Slovenia on Sept. 17, 1912 to Mary (Zvizovic) and Tony Zaversnik. In 1921, along with her mother and a cousin (Ann), she boarded the President Wilson Ocean Liner and spent 16 days crossing the Atlantic. After a 2 week...
  • LaWanda (Yates) Johnson began her journey to heaven Nov. 27, 2013 with her husband and children by her side. Born and raised Aug. 2, 1931 in Luther, to Naomi and Alvin Yates, she graduated from Red Lodge High School and attended MSU Bozeman where she was a member of Chi Omega sorority and met her husband, Willard Johnson. She liked to say that “...
  • To the Editor, As we all count our blessings the Joliet Public Library would like to take time to thank the area residents that attended the evening of entertainment provided by the Calamity Jane Players and all the Joliet students, parents and library supporters that visited the Scholastic Book Fair. The monies that were raised at these events...
  • To the Editor, Recently Matt Wolcott of the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, DNRC, reported that the Palisades Timber Sale on State Lands near Red Lodge will generate $1.7 million from the sale of 789 acres of trees. What he didn’t report is that this sale will only contribute about $850,000 to the State School Trust Fund...
  • To the Editor, Hmmmm…Let me make sure I’ve got this thing right. $7,000,000 for a super highway up the West Fork; zero for the road to the ski hill. Are you kidding me? 98 percent of the traffic must travel on a muddy washboard, while the other 2 percent glide easily to nowhere. The thought of this allocation of resources overwhelms and...
  • To the Editor, The Carbon/Stillwater Tobacco Prevention Program, a service of Beartooth Billings Clinic, and the Beartooth Recreational Trails Association would like to thank the donors, participants and volunteers who assisted with the Quit Cold Turkey Trot on November 28. About 150 people participated in the 5K trot. The event was held to help...
  • The 4th Annual Turkey Trot was held on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28. A crowd of approximately 150 people turned out for the casual 5k walk/run. The event was sponsored by Carbon County Tobacco Prevention Program, a service of Beartooth Billings Clinic as a celebration of the Great American Smokeout. Beartooth’s Tobacco Prevention Specialist...