News

11/15/2017 - 5:03pm
A second test on a tissue sample from a buck harvested in hunting district 510, south of Billings, has come back positive for chronic wasting disease. This buck was harvested Oct. 22 about 10 miles southeast of Bridger. Initial testing received by...
11/15/2017 - 4:33pm
The sudden cold and series of winter storms passing through surprised a number of locals. If you were in the middle preparing for winter, you may have gotten caught short with the sudden snow. Now that the roads are clear and the car is no longer...

Sports


Photo by Hank Nowak - Tayler Wright, Joliet, defends against Huntley Project.
11/15/2017 - 4:46pm
Joliet volleyball coach, Colette Webber, believes 1989 was the last time the Lady J-Hawks made a dent at State and that time they finished 3rd in Class C. “That’s a long time ago,” she pondered. Last week the team surpassed all previous efforts by...

Opinions

11/15/2017 - 4:31pm
To the Editor, I'm sure most property owners in Carbon County were upset by yet another property assessment increase. Since we build our home 7 years ago our assessment has risen by approximately 25 percent. Today I renewed my vehicle license and...
11/09/2017 - 8:58am
To the Editor, We would like to take this opportunity to show appreciation to a resident of Joliet. Our Honor Guard had just given a Joliet veteran the honor he deserved at his graveside services.  We stopped in the local cafe to have some coffee...

Community


Courtesy photos - Kindergarten
11/16/2017 - 9:01am
The Red Lodge Parent Teacher Organization recently organized a Penny War “Stuff the Turkey” fundraiser to raise money for BareTooth Cupboards just in time for Thanksgiving.   Students in grades kindergarten through eighth grade brought their spare...

Courtesy photos - (Above right) James is a member of the Roberts Club.
11/15/2017 - 5:02pm
During the month of October, Club staff members recognized three kids for contributing to a fun and welcoming environment. James is a member of our Roberts Club and started attending last spring. He enjoys his friendships with other Club kids, and...

Obituaries

11/15/2017 - 4:39pm
Jack Alden Swan, age 84, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, at Eagan Pointe Senior Living Center, Eagan, Minnesota. Jack is survived by his wife, Jewell, his son Jeffrey and wife Janet of Georgetown, Kentucky; his daughter Eva Miller and husband...

Upcoming Events

  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 7:00pm
    Now Group meets at the Bridger United Methodist Church, 222 W. Broadway (west entrance of church) Tuesday at 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 8:00am
    Rock Creek Group meets Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. at Calvary Church, 9 N Villard, Red Lodge.
  • Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 9:30am
    Open 2nd and 4th Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. 206 N ‘D’ Street. More info 662-1060.
  • Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 7:00pm
    Rock Creek Group meets Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. at Calvary Church, 9 N Villard, Red Lodge.
  • Thursday, November 23, 2017 (All day)
    The Red Lodge Carnegie Library will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23, in observance of Thanksgiving Day.  The library will be open on Friday, Nov. 24 and Saturday, Nov. 25.
  • Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 7:00pm
    Meets every Thursday, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation, 122 S. Hauser. It is open to all. 425- 1755.

The Carbon County News

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11 N. Broadway, Red Lodge, MT 59068

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 970, Red Lodge, MT 59068

Phone: 406-446-2222

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Toll-Free: 800-735-8843

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