Monthly archive

October, 2014

  • To the Editor, As volunteer organizations, we fully understand and deeply appreciate the time and effort it takes to be successful.  The Red Lodge Area Community Foundation deserves a heartfelt “Thank-you” from our entire Community as well as all the beneficiaries.  Your outstanding unselfish commitment sets exemplary goals...
  • An angler finds enjoyment in the preparation, the ritual, the scenery, friendships, and collecting great stories along the way. Catching fish is secondary to the journey itself. Landing a large, beautiful trout requires patience and skill, but it is just as rewarding to enjoy the moment, make a memory, then release the fish so someone else can...
  • Maynard A. Reece, "Papa" and "Road Dog" of Red Lodge, formerly of Mechanicsville, Va. passed away at home Oct. 9, 2014.  A true Southern gentleman, US Navy Korean war veteran and a good man, he now joins his beloved wife, Ruth.  Maynard is survived by his three daughters and son-in-laws, Valerie and Jerry Rollison of...
  • As the lights dimmed, you could feel the hearts of all beating with anticipation and excitement. Ram Volleyball was not only playing for pride, they were playing for all that have bravely fought breast cancer. The team, coaches and families had been planning this night for months.  The sidewalks were lined with messages of who the girls were...
  •  “A whopping $241,210 was reached in donations for the 2014 Fun Run,” said Tracy Timmons, Executive Director of the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation (RLACF), event sponsor. Last year the Fun Run raised $195,235 and this year RLACF reached their goal of exceeding it by a huge margin. A record 66 nonprofits participated. The...
  •   A movie about a U.S. Veteran returning home from Afghanistan and being helped through his struggles by a native American woman is to be shot in Red Lodge and Crow Agency next July. The film called ‘The Wind of Heaven’ will star Irene Bedard, who provided the voice of the 1995 Disney production of ‘Pocahontas.’ Bedard...
  • “I’ve never worked in a community where the local government and people are so involved,” said Stefan Streeter in his opening remarks at Red Lodge City Council, Tuesday. “It is a credit to you Mayor (Ed Williams). He is keeping everybody on their toes.” Streeter, District Administrator with the Montana Department of...
  • “This country has a rural and urban conflict and what makes sense in Washington, doesn’t fit here. We can push back,” said Ryan Zinke, Republican U.S. Congress candidate, at a party rally in Red Lodge, Oct. 14. Zinke, a 3rd generation Montanan and decorated U.S. Navy Seal, sees the Federal government as a major stumbling block to...
  • To the Editor,   We support Mitzi Vorachek for Carbon County (District 58) representative to the Montana House, and we urge readers to vote for her. We find Mitzi to be moderate in her policy positions and mature in her conduct. She’ll find the facts, reach out to people with differing views, and seek reasonable ways to get things done...