Monthly archive

June, 2013

  • On one of the busiest days of the summer, with events going on all over Red Lodge, citizen volunteers from all around the Red Lodge community came out this past Saturday to show their overwhelming support for trails. Fiftynine volunteers in all showed up to Palisades Campground at 9 a.m., were briefed on the different job crews they could sign on...
  • The venerable Red Lodge Civic Center again proved that it can be home to thrilling music and entertainment. The Red Lodge Music Festival wrapped up its 50th anniversary season there with a pair of grand concerts, that would not have been out of place in a much larger city, or a more sumptuous performance center. After an intense week of teaching,...
  • On Thursday, June 6, USFS officials met at Camp Senia off of West Fork Road in Custer National Park for a tour of fire “treated” and “untreated” sites to show the before and after of forest fire treatment management. It was the next thrust of marketing the Greater Red Lodge Area plan (GRLA) or “gorilla.” “...
  • Aya and Riven Moore visit the Red Lodge Fire Department Open House.
  • Red Lodge U18 team has become a goal-scoring machine in the last month. Coming off two impressive victories against Belgrade (6-2) and Laurel (4-1) the team turned their attention towards Big Timber/ Columbus and then Sidney at last weekend’s mini tournament at the Red Lodge High School football field. Playing some scintillating soccer,...
  •  Just as the words ‘Open Sesame’ offered riches beyond compare for Ali Baba, so did the cleansing of Red Lodge’s Broadway last week open doors for business owners. By mid-Friday the crews from the Wilson Bros. Construction and GreatWest Engineering had almost wiped the road clean, reducing their diggers and back hoes to one...
  • On a camping trip in 1963, cellist Nancy Critelli conceived the idea of a music festival in the Beartooth Mountains. The festival would provide an educational opportunity for music students and offer audiences a chance to hear live classical music. Nancy then co-founded the Red Lodge String Festival with violist James B. O’Brien. Red Lodge...
  • Despite rumors, the Red Lodge Community pool plans to open sometime next week (06/10-06/17) weather permitting . An exact date has not been set, but crews have been working on minor repairs: patching cracks, painting, and re-caulking the edges. "These are normal repairs for every year. The facilities are super old, but we're trying to...
  • Wildlife agents trapped and killed a mountain lion near Red Lodge on Thursday after it went after a small dog being walked by a woman in a rural subdivision. The 7-foot-long cat apparently had not eaten for some time because of a bad leg injury that would have prevented it from hunting, said Robert Gibson with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. ``...