Monthly archive

November, 2013

  • To the Editor, My life has been greatly enriched knowing Bob Moran. When I first joined the Red Lodge Music Festival in the early 1970s Bob was one of the first to welcome me with his warm and gracious manner and huge smile. I'd not be in Montana in early June previously and arrived wearing a short sleeve shirt. It was 38 degrees! Bob...
  • Oh Montana seasons, how you mystify my easy-going laid back Southern California nature. Not only does winter have its issues with bitter cold, snow and the fun of sliding back and forth on icy roads (which actually is quite a thrill), but I have recently realized that fall, spring and summer all have their own challenges. Let’s begin with...
  • Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) Water Planner, Jim Robinson said part of the state’s job in 2013 is to support local watershed groups, statewide. Robinson appeared at the Northern Plains Resource Council annual meeting in Billings, Saturday, Nov. 16. He talked about the history of water planning in Montana....
  • In connection with the Native American Thematic Learning Unit, Navajo tribe member, Dr. Rosemarie Dugi of the National Indian Education Association spoke to Belfry students about various tribal topics. On Tues. November 5, Dr. Dugi, who works in the MSU-Billings Education Department, presented to grades 5-12 on matters including life of a Navajo,...
  • It was always going to be difficult for any team to emulate four straight state final appearances and those epic battles with the cyberborgs of Huntley but this Rans transitional team came close. As coach said The Red Lodge Rams volleyball team missed out of making it five finals in a row, when they went 1-2 for losses at the State Class B...
  • The Bridger Scouts traveled to Bozeman for the state tournament looking to make some noise. The first team they would challenge was the Gardiner Bruins; however, the Bruins over matched the lady Scouts, winning in three sets by the scores of 15-25, 8-25, 16-25. The next game would be played against Chinook, who would take the Scouts in five sets....
  • Jerry Arnold Moore passed away peacefully at the age of 71 in Red Lodge on Nov. 13, 2013. Jerry was an only child to Arnold and Rose Moore, born on July 6, 1942 in Billings. He lived in Lockwood and graduated from Senior High School in Billings in 1961. After graduation he enlisted in the Army in Butte, on Nov. 22, 1961. He was stationed in USAOS...
  • The Montaqua Bridge that lies between Joliet and Rockvale is no more. The 91-year-old bridge was removed last week to make way for a wider structure. Carbon County Commissioner John Grewell said the old structure was “failing” and was only designed to take 8-ton loads. Today’s larger vehicles and the fear of it collapsing...
  • Calder Stradtman, of Joliet, changed his plea to guilty for felony counts, burglary and theft at Carbon County District Court last Friday before Judge Blair Jones. In exchange for the guilty pleas, Stradtman could receive a 4 year deferred imposition of sentence and $1,000 fine. Burglary carries a sentence of 20 years and a $50,000 fine, theft, 10...
  • A full house of about 100 people packed The Regis Café in Red Lodge, Tuesday, Nov. 12 Forum on Provocative Issues to hear about local poverty. A panel of Jessica Briggs, Red Lodge Area Community Foundation (RLACF) Vista volunteer, Tracy Timmons, Director of RLACF and Kelley Evans, CEO of Beartooth Billings Clinic, painted the picture of...