Monthly archive

June, 2015

  • To the Editor, On May 30, Red Lodge Youth Soccer (RLYS) hosted our only home game of the 2015 competitive spring season.  Because we are the smallest club in the state, our teams must travel throughout Montana every Saturday to play where scheduling requires and field space is available.  Needless to say, our home games are a treat...
  • To the Editor, Once again the water on the West Bench is at risk with the development of a Draper pit. Although the DEQ agreed that the Drapers could not pump water at a rate higher than 35 gallons per minutes in our high water table a few years ago, they are back again attempting to clear the water at 500 gallons per minute. Please attend the...
  • To the Editor, Although I take issue with the viewpoints expressed in Ms. Anderson’s letter to the editor published June 4, my response is directed to the Carbon County News. I believe that our media should do more to promote civil discourse. For too long, media outlets in this country have encouraged and exploited speech that is designed to...
  • Graveside services with military honors will be held for John P. Matovich, 89, of Billings, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 13 in the Bridger Cemetery. John died on Jan. 18, 2015. Cremation has taken place. John was originally from Red Lodge and is survived by his wife, Nancy (Sandretto) Matovich.
  • Friends and family will gather for a spring celebration of life for Sidne O. at the Edgar Gruel Building, Red Lodge Fairgrounds, June 27 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. A true friend of recovery. For questions please call (406) 671-3377.
  • Norman Lee Dewell passed away on June 8, 2015 at St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings, following a brief illness. Norman was born on Dec. 29, 1934 in Joliet, to Robert and Ella (Strong) Dewell. He was the youngest of seven children. He attended school in Joliet, graduating in 1952. He was a United States Air Force B-47 crewmember in Strategic Air...
  • Norman Lee Dewell passed away on June 8, 2015 at St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings, following a brief illness. Norman was born on Dec. 29, 1934 in Joliet, to Robert and Ella (Strong) Dewell. He was the youngest of seven children. He attended school in Joliet, graduating in 1952. He was a United States Air Force B-47 crewmember in Strategic Air...
  • People flocked to opening night, June 6, of the 52nd Red Lodge Music Festival. This first night was a Faculty Recital held at the Civic Center. The performance was dedicated to the memory of Robert Moran, a man devoted to the cultural development of the town, who passed away in 2013. Weather cooperated with the early evening performance. All was...
  •  Since being sworn in as Red Lodge Police Chief last June, Steven Hibler has begun a revolution towards reshaping how the department works and how the public perceives it. To this effort Chief Hibler has just released a Strategic Policing Plan to help implement his goals towards community policing and explain its principals. “When I...
  • A ‘Gay Parisian’ time was had by all at the 20th Annual Beartooth Ball at the Rock Creek Resort last weekend. There were plenty of Breton sailors, a walking French dressing, a mad French chef, as well as Degas with his model, and Paris Hilton complete with dog in purse. The event proved to be a huge success towards their fundraising...