12/08/2017 - 10:25am
The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission approved the Bridger Special Chronic Wasting Disease Hunt at its regular monthly meeting Thursday. The hunt will begin on Dec. 15 and go through Feb. 15. Licenses will go on sale Dec. 11. The goal of the hunt...
12/07/2017 - 10:09am
November in Red Lodge was a study in contrasts. The first eleven days saw a total of 24 inches of snowfall and a low temperature of two on Nov. 7. The remainder of the month had only 3 1/2 inches of snow and a high temperature of 67 on Nov. 26. The...


Photo by Alastair Baker - Red Lodge High School volleyball coach Sarah Ewald (standing) with the Cortner sisters, left to right, Zoe, Bailie, and Portia. Between them the sisters helped Red Lodge secure 6 volleyball titles during their years at the high school.
12/07/2017 - 9:42am
Volleyball flows through the veins of the Cortner sisters, Red Lodge Seniors Zoe and Portia Cortner and older sibling Bailie, now with Montana Tech in Butte. Zoe and Portia were on the double-winning State B Championship teams 2015 and 2016 under ex...


11/21/2017 - 4:45pm
The special session started in Helena Monday, Nov. 13 with pre-session committee. Then we continued on Tuesday when we went into official session at 11 a.m. going till after 1 a.m. Wednesday morning. We were back at 8 a.m. Wednesday and finished at...
11/21/2017 - 4:44pm
To the Editor, The "honorable" Judge Roy Moore was quite clear last week when he said that no matter the girls' age he "always had their mothers' consent." Well, okay...but that begs the question: What did Dad think? Did you ask Dad? Did he show the...


12/07/2017 - 2:45pm
Woodden Memorial Basketball Tournament, Dec. 8-9 at Red Lodge High School Teams featured Red Lodge, Colstrip, Park City, Joliet. Varsity play at the high school, junior varsity at the Civic Center. Friday, 3 p.m. start High School Varsity 3 p.m....

Courtesy photo - (Above) Head cook Les Dimich and helpers John McQuillian and Dana Castellani, get ready to feed their guest. 
12/07/2017 - 10:06am
By Dana Castellani Chief Professional Officer Boys and Girls Club On Saturday, Dec. 2, the Boys & Girls Club hosted Breakfast with Santa. The Club’s volunteer Board members, along with head cook Les Dimich, made pancakes and sausage to feed the...


12/07/2017 - 9:25am
Laura Elizabeth “Beth” (Dutton) Prinkki 91 of Columbus died Tuesday morning, Nov. 14, 2017 in Meadowlark Assisted Living in Columbus of natural causes. She was born Sept. 28, 1926 in Hastings, Iowa the daughter of James and Emma (Wagner) Imel. She...

Upcoming Events

  • Monday, December 11, 2017 - 7:00pm
    Joliet Group meets at the Community Center Monday at 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 12, 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.
  • Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 5:30pm
    On Dec. 12 Forum for Provocative Issues will present Randy Dragon profiling Vladimir Putin. Dinner at the Red Lodge Senior Center (13th St and Word Ave) will start at 5:30 p.m. and our program shortly after 6 p.m. If you plan to have dinner (no text or calls) If you plan to attend the forum but not eat, come around 6 p.m. However, please donate $5 to help defray room rental and other expenses. The price for dinner is $17. A check made out to Martha Young for $17 per person prior to your arrival will be appreciated.
  • Tuesday, December 12, 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, December 13, 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, December 13, 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.

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