Monthly archive

July, 2015

  • John Otis (Jack) Hash passed away on July 3, 2015. Jack was born on June 16, 1930 to John Otis (Red) and Myra (Shaw) Hash in Hardin. Jack was a true cowboy who would always tell it like it is. A few years after Jack was born the family moved to a ranch near Luther. Jack’s love for horses started young and was prominent throughout his life....
  • To the Editor, An innocent young woman, Kate Steinke was murdered more than a week ago by an illegal alien felon, who has been deported and illegally has re-entered this country five times seeking refuge in the (taxpayer funded) sanctuary city San Francisco, and not one word from the President of the United States or the DOJ, who came out in full...
  • To the Editor, The writer of the letter complaining about the removal of the Confederate Battle flag from the SC Statehouse grounds is mistaken.  The flag was placed atop the Capitol Building in 1964.  This was a racist act by the SC legislature as a reaction to the passage of the 1963 Civil Rights Act that abolished separate schools and...
  • To the Editor, Thank you to Senator Daines, Senator Tester and Congressman Zinke for re-introducing the East Rosebud Wild and Scenic River Act to preserve the East Rosebud Creek in Carbon County, Montana.  It is great that you feel the same awe and wonder that we do about this very special place in the Absaroka–Beartooth Wilderness with...
  • To the Editor, The #1 treatment for trauma across the United States is prevention. Beartooth Billings Clinic is a Critical Access Hospital and a certified Montana Trauma Receiving Facility. On behalf of our local trauma system, Beartooth Billings Clinic Trauma Services supports the efforts of our fellow Trauma coordinator, John Bleicher, from St....
  • 51st Bridger Youth Rodeo results SENIOR GIRLS ALL AROUND: DANICA HOPPMAN    SENIOR GIRLS BARREL RACE 1STKRISSY VANDERVORT 2NDDANICA HOPPMAN 3RDSHAYLE HILDEBRAND 4THCAYLE KREMER 5THBELLA FOSSUM 6THSIERRA BELVIN   SENIOR GIRLS POLE BENDING 1STDANICA HOPPMAN 2NDBELLA FOSSUM 3RDJALISA KLASSEN 4THFALLON PELICAN...
  • If you think there are more grizzly bear sightings around Bearcreek and Red Lodge you are correct. “Yellowstone (National Park or YNP) is saturated,” said Shawn Stewart, a Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks biologist based in Red Lodge. As a result, they are spreading north, south and east out of the park. What might be unexpected is the...
  •  Not only were hamburgers grilling all over town, but tourists and visiting friends and families were bringing the bacon to the businesses of Red Lodge on July Fourth weekend. “The new roundabout worked perfectly,” said one local man. Traffic seemed to be nonstop but flowing smoothly through this first run of the unpaved circle...
  • Albert Andrew Graham “Papa” was born in Billings to Irene (Bomar) Graham and Elmer Graham. Albert lived in Lockwood where he worked at the Sugar Beet Factory, worked for several years setting homes and driving truck out on the road for Kober Homes, as well as Empire Sand and Gravel. Later he moved to Fromberg where he purchased a small...